New England Patriots Facts
Professional football team based in the Greater Boston area, popularly called as Pats
- The New England Patriots professional football team based in the Greater Boston area.
- They play their home games in the town of Foxborough, Massachusetts at Gillette Stadium.
- They lost to New York Giants in the Super Bowl XLVI held on February 5, 2012.
- The team changed its name from the original Boston Patriots after relocating to Foxborough in 1971.
- An original member of the American Football League (AFL), the Patriots joined the NFL in the 1970 merger of those leagues.
- The Patriots NFL Cheerleaders are simply known as The Patriots Cheerleaders.
- In 2005, cheerleader Kristin Gauvin won Miss Massachusetts, in part from her local commitment with the Patriots.
- The Patriots' mascot is Pat Patriot, a revolutionary minuteman wearing a Patriots home jersey.
- Robert Kraft is the Owner, Chairman and CEO of the team.
- Jonathan Kraft is the team President.
- Bill Belichick is the team Head coach.
- The team is Super Bowl Champion in the Super Bowls of 2001 (XXXVI), 2003 (XXXVIII), 2004 (XXXIX)