Top 10 Facts About New England Patriots

1. They were not the first pro football team to represent Boston

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2. He was established as the "Boston Patriot".

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3. He won the first pre-season game of the AFL.

4. Tri-corner hat used to adorn his helmet.

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5. They went a long way during the 1960s.

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6. They were supposed to be called the Bay State Patriots, but there was a small problem.

7. In the early years, there were some toilet problems in their stadium.

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8. A snow plow operator became a sports hero in 1982.

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9. The 1985 Patriots were the AFC champions.

10. Bill Belichick buys a new boat after winning Super Bowl XLIX.