Saturday, June 16, 2007
1960 Boston Patriots
In 1960, the inaugural season for both the Boston Patriots and the AFL, the team played in several important "firsts". The first ever AFL exhibition pre-season game was played between the Patriots and the Bills, which the Patriots won. The Patriots also played in the inaugural regular season game, a loss to the Broncos on September 9, 1960. The Patriots started the year going 2-2, before running into a three game losing streak. The played a five game home stand, winning three of them to return their record to 5-5, before ending the season on a four game slide. They finished the year with a 5-9 record, worst in the AFL's Eastern Division.