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1966 Boston Patriots season

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1966 Boston Patriots season

1966 Boston Patriots season
Head coach Mike Holovak
Owner Billy Sullivan
Home field Fenway Park
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
Previous season      Next season
< 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.


Boston Patriots 1966 staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches


Defensive Coaches

  • Defensive Line – Jesse Richardson
  • Linebackers – Rommie Loudd
  • Defensive Backfield/Defensive Line – Chuck Weber

Season summary

Game-by-game results

Week Opponent Result Stadium Record Attendance
1 at San Diego Chargers L 0–24 Balboa Stadium 0–1
2 at Denver Broncos W 24–10 Mile High Stadium 1–1
3 Kansas City Chiefs L 24–43 Fenway Park 1–2
4 New York Jets T 24–24 Fenway Park 1–2–1
5 at Buffalo Bills W 20–10 War Memorial Stadium 2–2–1
6 Bye
7 San Diego Chargers W 35–17 Fenway Park 3–2–1
8 Oakland Raiders W 21–24 Fenway Park 4–2–1
9 Denver Broncos L 10–17 Fenway Park 4–3–1
10 Houston Oilers W 27–21 Fenway Park 5–3–1
11 at Kansas City Chiefs T 27–27 Municipal Stadium 5–3–2
12 at Miami Dolphins W 20–14 Miami Orange Bowl 6–3–2
13 Buffalo Bills W 14–3 Fenway Park 7–3–2
14 at Houston Oilers W 38–14 Rice Stadium 8–3–2
15 at New York Jets L 28–38 Shea Stadium 8–4–2


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

See also

Notes and references

  • . For game-by-game results
  • . For team roster
  • . For season summary

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