1966 Boston Patriots season

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1966 Boston Patriots season
Head coach Mike Holovak
Owner Billy Sullivan
Home field Fenway Park
Results
Record 8–4–2
Division place 2nd AFL Eastern
Playoff finish did not qualify
AFL All-Stars DT Houston Antwine
LB Nick Buoniconti
WR/K Gino Cappelletti
DE Larry Eisenhauer
DT Jim Lee Hunt
C Jon Morris
FB Jim Nance
T Tom Neville
QB Babe Parilli
DB Chuck Shonta
G Len St. Jean
Uniform
AFC-1966-Uniform-NE.PNG
Timeline
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< 1965 1967 >

The Boston Patriots finished the American Football League's 1966 season with a record of eight wins and four losses and two ties, and finished second in the AFL's Eastern division.

Staff[edit]

Boston Patriots 1966 staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Season summary[edit]

Game-by-game results[edit]

Week Opponent Result Stadium Record Attendance
1 at San Diego Chargers L 0–24 Balboa Stadium 0–1
29,539
2 at Denver Broncos W 24–10 Mile High Stadium 1–1
25,337
3 Kansas City Chiefs L 24–43 Fenway Park 1–2
22,641
4 New York Jets T 24–24 Fenway Park 1–2–1
27,255
5 at Buffalo Bills W 20–10 War Memorial Stadium 2–2–1
45,542
6 Bye
7 San Diego Chargers W 35–17 Fenway Park 3–2–1
32,371
8 Oakland Raiders W 21–24 Fenway Park 4–2–1
26,941
9 Denver Broncos L 10–17 Fenway Park 4–3–1
18,154
10 Houston Oilers W 27–21 Fenway Park 5–3–1
23,426
11 at Kansas City Chiefs T 27–27 Municipal Stadium 5–3–2
41,475
12 at Miami Dolphins W 20–14 Miami Orange Bowl 6–3–2
22,754
13 Buffalo Bills W 14–3 Fenway Park 7–3–2
39,350
14 at Houston Oilers W 38–14 Rice Stadium 8–3–2
17,100
15 at New York Jets L 28–38 Shea Stadium 8–4–2
58,921

Roster[edit]

All of the following players appeared in at least one game for the 1966 Boston Patriots.

Name Position Notes
Tom Addison
Houston Antwine
Joe Avezzano
Joe Bellino
Jim Boudreaux
Nick Buoniconti
Justin Canale
Bob Cappadona
Gino Cappelletti
Jim Colclough
Jay Cunningham
Bob Dee
Larry Eisenhauer
Lonnie Farmer
Dick Felt
Jim Fraser
J.D. Garrott
Larry Garron
Art Graham
White Graves

Notes and references[edit]