September 28, 2016

Today in Patriots History – First Preseason Game. Ever.

Today in Patriots History – July 30, 1960

In the AFL’s first ever preseason game, the Patriots defeat Buffalo 28-7 at War Memorial Stadium. Patriots DE Bob Dee recovered a fumble for the league’s first touchdown.

To get to this point, the Patriots had started training camp on July 4th, 1960, with 350 players in attendance. Yes, you read that right.

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