1961 Boston Patriots

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9-4-1 No Playoffs
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1961 Boston Patriots

What was the record of the 1961 Boston Patriots?

The Boston Patriots finished the regular season with a 9-4-1 record. They went 4-2-1 at home and 5-2 on the road.

What division did the 1961 Boston Patriots play in?

The 1961 Boston Patriots played in the East Division of the American Football League.

What was the division record of the 1961 Boston Patriots?

During the regular season, the 1961 Boston Patriots went 2-3-1 against their AFL East opponents.

What was the 1961 Boston Patriots record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Buffalo Bills 2-0 100% +33
Houston Oilers 0-1-1 25% -12
New York Titans 0-2 0% -8

What was the 1961 Boston Patriots record by month?

The 1961 Boston Patriots had their best month in December, when they went 3-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was October, when they went 2-2-1 and had a 50% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 2-1 66.7% +29
October 2-2-1 50% +14
November 2-1 66.7% -2
December 3-0 100% +59

Did the 1961 Boston Patriots make the Playoffs?

There was no playoffs in the 1961 season.

What was the point differential for the 1961 Boston Patriots?

The Boston Patriots finished the regular season with a point differential of +100. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Patriots could have been expected to have about 9.2 wins, or a 9-5 record in the regular season.

How did the 1961 Boston Patriots perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1961 Boston Patriots went 5-2-1. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Patriots went 3-1-1.

How did the 1961 Boston Patriots perform in overtime games?

The 1961 Boston Patriots did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1961 Boston Patriots?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1961 Boston Patriots was a 4 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1961 Boston Patriots?

The longest losing streak that the Boston Patriots had during the 1961 regular season was 2 games, which only happened once during the season.

1961 Boston Patriots Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sat, Sep 9, 1961 vs New York Titans Loss 20 - 21
2 Sat, Sep 16, 1961 vs Denver Broncos Win 45 - 17
3 Sat, Sep 23, 1961 @ Buffalo Bills Win 23 - 21
4 Sun, Oct 1, 1961 @ New York Titans Loss 30 - 37
5 Sat, Oct 7, 1961 vs San Diego Chargers Loss 27 - 38
6 Fri, Oct 13, 1961 vs Houston Oilers Tie 31 - 31
7 Sun, Oct 22, 1961 vs Buffalo Bills Win 52 - 21
8 Sun, Oct 29, 1961 @ Dallas Texans Win 18 - 17
9 Fri, Nov 3, 1961 vs Dallas Texans Win 28 - 21
10 Sun, Nov 12, 1961 @ Houston Oilers Loss 15 - 27
11 Fri, Nov 17, 1961 vs Oakland Raiders Win 20 - 17
13 Sun, Dec 3, 1961 @ Denver Broncos Win 28 - 24
14 Sat, Dec 9, 1961 @ Oakland Raiders Win 35 - 21
15 Sun, Dec 17, 1961 @ San Diego Chargers Win 41 - 0

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