Additional information regarding the Patriots AFC East Championships:
The New England Patriots have won the AFC East 14 times since the 1970 AFL/NFL Merger. They won the division in 1978, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. If the Patriots win one of their two remaining games in the 2013 season they will again win the AFC East division title.
Pre-Merger, the then Boston Patriots won the AFL's Eastern Division once, in 1963.
The Patriots are an NFL team located in Foxbourough, Massachusetts. They are in the AFC East
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The New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins are tied for the most AFC East titles, with 14 each. The Patriots have won the AFC East title in 1978, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012. The Miami Dolphins have won the AFC East title in 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1992, 1994, 2000 & 2008.
They cannot play in the Superbowl because they are in the same conference (AFC) - they have played three times in the AFC playoffs with the Patriots winning twice.
2001 and 2004 - the Patriots won both times.
Both teams play in the AFC East (American Football Conference) of the NFL.
The New England Patriots placed 1st in the AFC East. The Patriots lost the AFC Championship Game to the Baltimore Ravens. The Patriots selected 29th out of 32 spots in the 2013 NFL Draft, which means they basically finished 4th in 2012.
The Dallas Cowboys will play the AFC East teams in 2011:Home: Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins.Away: New England Patriots, New York Jets.
No, they're leading the AFC East right now so they have a good chance of making it.