|5-4||Lost Wild Card|
The New England Patriots finished the regular season with a 5-4 record. They went 3-1 at home and 2-3 on the road. Including the playoffs, the New England Patriots went 5-5. Their final game was a loss in the Wild Card Round to the Miami Dolphins.
The 1982 New England Patriots played in the East Division of the American Football Conference.
During the regular season, the 1982 New England Patriots went 3-1 against their AFC East opponents.
|Opponent||Record||Win Percentage %||Point Differential|
|New York Jets||0-1||0%||-24|
Yes, the New England Patriots made the Playoffs in 1982. They lost their only game against the Miami Dolphins in the Wild Card Round.
The New England Patriots finished the regular season with a point differential of -14. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Patriots could have been expected to have about 4.0 wins, or a 4-5 record in the regular season.
In close, one-score games, the 1982 New England Patriots went 2-1. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Patriots went 1-1.
The 1982 New England Patriots did not play any overtime games in the regular season.
The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1982 New England Patriots was a 2 game winning streak.
The longest losing streak that the New England Patriots had during the 1982 regular season was 2 games, which only happened once during the season.
= Playoff Team
Bold = Division Opponent
|1||Sun, Sep 12, 1982 Sun, Sep 12||@ Baltimore Colts||Win 24 - 13|
|2||Sun, Sep 19, 1982 Sun, Sep 19||vs New York Jets||Loss 7 - 31|
|11||Sun, Nov 21, 1982 Sun, Nov 21||@ Cleveland Browns||Loss 7 - 10|
|12||Sun, Nov 28, 1982 Sun, Nov 28||vs Houston Oilers||Win 29 - 21|
|13||Sun, Dec 5, 1982 Sun, Dec 5||@ Chicago Bears||Loss 13 - 26|
|14||Sun, Dec 12, 1982 Sun, Dec 12||vs Miami Dolphins||Win 3 - 0|
|15||Sun, Dec 19, 1982 Sun, Dec 19||@ Seattle Seahawks||Win 16 - 0|
|16||Sun, Dec 26, 1982 Sun, Dec 26||@ Pittsburgh Steelers||Loss 14 - 37|
|17||Sun, Jan 2, 1983 Sun, Jan 2, 1983||vs Buffalo Bills||Win 30 - 19|
|Wild Card Wild Card Round||Sat, Jan 8, 1983 Sat, Jan 8, 1983||@ Miami Dolphins||Loss 13 - 28|