In 1961, locals submitted names they liked for the new Boston football team in the AFL and the Boston Patriots was the most popular. The name references the central role of Massachusetts in the American Revolution.
When the Patriots moved their operations to Foxborough, MA in 1971, they originally chose "Bay State Patriots" as the new name, but it was rejected, and so they settled on New England Patriots (which is more of a regional name).
The New England Patriots were established in 1959. They were originally called the Boston Patriots but were renamed the New England Patriots in 1971 after relocating from Boston to Foxborough.
they are called that because New England was one of the first places the colonists settled so New England decided on Patriots based on their history.
They were known as the Boston Patriots from 1960-1970. They changed their name in February 1971 to the Bay State Patriots but changed it in March 1971 to New England Patriots.
There are no teams called the winged patriots, there is a team called the New England Patriots.
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they were patriots to the new country and rebels toward England
New England Patriots
Supporters of the American Revolution were called patriots, and a lot of the American Revolution took place in New England.
The New England Patriots are from Massachusetts but also represent the New England area.
The New England Patriots play their home games at Gillette Stadium.
The original name was the Boston patriots named for all the patriots from the American revolution
The New England Patriots are based in a town south of Boston called Foxboro, Massachusetts.
The New England Patriots are from Foxboro, MA.
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The Patriots are from New England because that is where the live and play.
New England Patriots was created in 1960.
No, there is no state known as New England. They are named after a region in the Northeastern corner of the United States, called New England. That region consists of Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Massachusetts, where the New England Patriots' stadium is located.
The New England "Patriots"
The New England Patriots.
In Foxboro, Massachusetts and it is called Gillette Stadium.
The New England Patriots are located in Foxboro, MA.
Tom Brady is the quarterback for the New England Patriots he is number12
Boston is the home of the New England Patriots!
no one cares about the new england patriots
Yes. The team was known as the Boston Patriots from 1960 to 1970. After that they were the Bay State Patriots, and then the New England Patriots.