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New England Patriots

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

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The New England Patriots are a professional American Football (AF) team based in the Greater Boston region. The Patriots compete in the NFL as a member club of the league's AFC East division.

Established: November 16, 1959, 59 years ago
First season: 1960
Headquartered: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
New England Patriots logo
Logo: Wordmark
Conference affiliations
American Football League: 1960–1969
Eastern Division: 1960–1969
National Football League: 1970–present
American Football Conference: 1970–present
AFC East: 1970–present
Current uniform
Team colors: Navy blue, red, silver, white
Mascot: Pat Patriot
Personnel
Owner: Robert Kraft
Chairman: Robert Kraft
CEO: Robert Kraft
President: Jonathan Kraft
General Manager: Bill Belichick (de facto)
Head coach: Bill Belichick
Team history
Boston Patriots: 1960–1970
Bay State Patriots: 1971
New England Patriots: 1971–present
Team nicknames
The Pats
Championships
League championships
Super Bowl Championships
2001-XXXVI, 2003-XXXVIII, 2004-XXXIX, 2014-XLIX, 2016-LI
Conference championships
AFC: 1985, 96, 2001, 2003-2004, 2007, 2011, 2014, 2016-2017
Division championships
AL East: 1963
AFC East: 1978, 1986, 1996-997, 2001, 2003-2007, 2009-2017
Playoff appearances
AFL: 1963
NFL: 1976, 1978, 1982, 1985-1986, 1994, 1996-1998, 2001, 2003-2007, 2009, 2010, 2011-2017
Home fields
Nickerson Field: 1960–1962
Fenway Park: 1963–1968
Alumni Stadium: 1969
Harvard Stadium: 1970
Foxboro Stadium: 1971–2001
Gillette Stadium: 2002–present
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