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1976 New England Patriots schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
11-3-0 0-0 5025 1913 3112 39 283 4304 2376 1928 51 278
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1976 was the seventeenth season for the New England Patriots and the third season for Chuck Fairbanks as the head coach of the Patriots. They finished the season 11-3-0 in the regular season. However, they lost their first playoff game to the Oakland Raiders 24-21. At the conclusion of the season Mike Haynes was awarded with the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Baltimore Colts 13-27
Week 2 Miami Dolphins 30-14
Week 3 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 30-27
Week 4 Oakland Raiders 48-17
Week 5 @ Detroit Lions 10-30
Week 6 New York Jets 41-7
Week 7 @ Buffalo Bills 26-22
Week 8 @ Miami Dolphins 3-10
Week 9 Buffalo Bills 20-10
Week 10 @ Baltimore Colts 21-14
Week 11 @ New York Jets 38-24
Week 12 Denver Broncos 38-14
Week 13 New Orleans Saints 27-6
Week 14 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-14

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round @ Oakland Raiders 21-24

Coaches

Head Coach: Defensive Coordinator: Quarterbacks Coach: Wide Receivers Coach: Offensive Line Coach: Offensive Backs Coach: Offensive Backfield Coach: Defensive Line Coach: Outside Linebackers Coach: Defensive Backfield Coach: Special Teams Coach: Special Assistant to the Head Coach: Assistant Offensive Coach: Administrative Assistant: