New England Patriots History

The New England Patriots are in their sixty-second season, playing their home games at Gillette Stadium, in Foxborough, Massachusetts since 2002. The Patriots are led by head coach Bill Belichick since 2000.

During their existence, they have had two people win Coach of the Year: Bill Belichick, (2003, 2007, and 2010); Bill Parcells, (1994).

During their careers, multiple players have won awards for the team: Gino Cappelletti won the AP AFL Player of the Year in 1964; Tom Brady won the Most Valuable Player in 2007, 2010, and 2017; the AP Offensive Player of the Year in 2007 and 2010; and the Comeback Player of the Year in 2009; Rob Gronkowski won the Comeback Player of the Year in 2014; Tedy Bruschi won the Comeback Player of the Year in 2005; Jerod Mayo won the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2008; Mike Haynes won the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1976; Curtis Martin won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1995; Leonard Russell won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1991; John Stephens won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1988; Jim Nance won the AP AFL Player of the Year in 1966; Stephen Gilmore won the AP Defensive Player of the Year in 2019.

The Patriots have won six Super Bowls in their history, most recently in 2018.

New England Patriots Head Coaching History

Head Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Bill Belichick 2000-2021 244-92-0 72.6% 30-11
Pete Carroll 1997-1999 27-21-0 56.3% 1-2
Bill Parcells 1993-1996 32-32-0 50.0% 2-2
Dick MacPherson 1991-1992 8-24-0 25.0% 0-0
Rod Rust 1990 1-15-0 6.3% 0-0
Raymond Berry 1984-1989 48-39-0 55.2% 3-2
Ron Meyer 1982-1984 18-15-0 54.5% 0-1
Ron Erhardt 1979-1981 21-27-0 43.8% 0-0
Chuck Fairbanks 1973-1978 46-40-0 53.5% 0-2
Phil Bengtson 1972 1-4-0 20.0% 0-0
John Mazur 1970-1972 9-21-0 30.0% 0-0
Clive Rush 1969-1970 5-16-0 23.8% 0-0
Mike Holovak 1961-1968 52-46-8 52.8% 1-1
Lou Saban 1960-1961 7-12-0 36.8% 0-0

Franchise history

Franchise history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Franchise facts

Robert Kraft purchased the Patriots in 1994. The Patriots sold out every game that season for the first time ever. The sellout streak continues through the 2018 season.