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New England Patriots Records

Listed below are New England Patriots Records, Firsts, Odds & Ends.

First Regular-Season Game: A 13-10 loss to the Denver Broncos, 9/9/60.

First Regular-Season Win
: A 28-24 victory over the New York Titans, 9/16/60.

First Regular-Season Points: A 35-yard field goal by Gino Cappelletti vs. the Denver Broncos, 9/9/60.

First Regular-Season Touchdown: A 10-yard pass from Butch Songin to Jim Colclough vs. the Denver Broncos, 9/9/60.

First Winning Season: 1961 (9-4-1).

First Playoff Appearance: A 26-8 victory over the Buffalo Bills in the AFL's Eastern Division Championship game, 12/28/63.

First Super Bowl Appearance
: A 46-10 loss to the Chicago Bears in Super Bowl XX, 1/26/86.

First Super Bowl Win: A 20-17 win over the St. Louis Rams in Super Bowl XXXVI, 2/3/02.

First All-League Selections: LB Tom Addison and DB Russ O'Hanley, 1960.

First Patriot Elected to the Hall of Fame: G John Hannah, 1991.

First to Rush 100 Yards in a Game: Ron Burton, 127 yards vs. the Denver Broncos, 10/23/60.

First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Jim Nance, 1,458 yards (1966).

First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Babe Parilli, 400 yards vs. the Oakland Raiders, 10/16/64.

Most Yards Rushing, Career: Sam Cunningham, 5,453 yards (1973-1979, 1981-1982).

Most Yards Passing, Career: Drew Bledsoe, 29,657 yards (1993-2001).

Most Receptions, Career: Stanley Morgan, 534 receptions (1977-1989).

All-Time Leading Scorer: Gino Cappelletti, 1,130 points (1960-1970).

Fewest Yards Rushing Allowed in a Game: In a 41-0 win over the San Diego Chargers on 12/17/61, the Patriots allowed just two yards rushing.

Most Lopsided Win: A 56-3 victory over the New York Jets, 9/9/79.