The New England Patriots, commonly called the "Pats," are a professional football team based in the Greater Boston area, playing their home games in the town of Foxborough, Massachusetts at Gillette Stadium. The team is part of the East Division of the American Football Conference in the National Football League . The team changed its name from the original Boston Patriots after relocating to Foxborough in 1971, although Foxborough is a suburb of Boston, 22 miles away. An original member of the American Football League , the Patriots joined the NFL in the 1970 merger of those leagues. The...
|League:||National Football League|
|Conference:||American Football Conference|
|Home field:||Gillette Stadium|
|Colors:||White, New Century Silver, Nautical Blue, Red|