Patriots post double-digit wins for 15 straight seasons

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All good things come to an end, eventually. Or maybe not.

The Patriots, with their win over the Bills, have now won their 10th game of the year. That marks the fifteenth straight season of 10 or more wins for the Patriots.

It’s only one season short of the all-time record of 16 straight 10-win seasons, set by the 49ers from 1983 through 1999.

The Patriots, who have not yet officially clinched a playoff berth for 2017, have made it to the playoffs in all but one of the prior 14 10-win seasons. In 2008, when quarterback Tom Brady suffered a Week One torn ACL, the Patriots went 11-5 but did not qualify for the postseason.

57 responses to “Patriots post double-digit wins for 15 straight seasons

  1. Tee hee 🙂 To think all the inferior fans of inferior teams got all excited after week 1. And with a few minutes left in the 3rd quarter in SB LI. And before 2nd and goal in SB XLIX.

    Tee hee 🙂

  2. How does it feel Patriot Hater? 🙂 How does it feel knowing you never were anything compared to US? How does it feel knowing you are NOTHING compared to US? How does it feel knowing you never will be anything compared to US?

    😀

  3. 5 Super Bowls, 7 Super Bowl appearances in the free agent era. 15 year dynasty. No wonder the rest of the NFL owners and NFL front office try to hand cuff them. Jealousy is not a good look!

  4. daysend564 says:
    December 4, 2017 at 12:39 pm
    Easy when you annually play in one of the worst divisions in the NFL. Not only do they get 6 instant wins, they also get a 1st round bye.

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    Just imagine if the Pats played the AFC North every year. At least the Jets and the Dolphins manage to beat the Patriots every once in a while…..

  5. negadelphianinjersey says:
    December 4, 2017 at 12:32 pm

    Well they get six automatic wins every year
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    In those 15 years they have swept the division twice (07 & 12). But then we can’t expect much in the way of accuracy from a poser that wants to see a player turned into a quadriplegic.

  6. savethenflfirerogergoodell says:
    December 4, 2017 at 12:44 pm
    theres no greater accomplishment that I have seen in all of sports in the past 20 years

    4 1 Rate This

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    how about all time
    in any sport?

  7. Overcoming multiple injuries every year. Overcome the loss of multiple first round draft picks to trumped up charges. Always drafting at the end of each round. Free agent era. Getting a late jump on the next season due to always playing in Super Bowls or late into the playoffs. Losing quality coordinators on a yearly basis. Even the year they lost Brady they had double digit wins. There has never been anything like this in professional sports.

  8. steelcurtainn says:
    December 4, 2017 at 12:42 pm
    It’s not that hard when you been cheating half the time and in a weak afc east for over a decade. See you in a couple weeks
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    Please ask your coach not to step onto the field when the pats are returning kicks. Thanks

  9. daysend564 says:
    December 4, 2017 at 12:39 pm

    Easy when you annually play in one of the worst divisions in the NFL. Not only do they get 6 instant wins, they also get a 1st round bye.

    And yet the Patriots have only gone 6-0 in the Brady/Belichick era only twice and have had less than 2 losses vs the East only 5 times. For a team that always gets 6 instant wins being in the AFC East…how odd.

    🙂

  10. nhpats says:
    December 4, 2017 at 12:49 pm

    daysend564 says:
    December 4, 2017 at 12:39 pm
    Easy when you annually play in one of the worst divisions in the NFL. Not only do they get 6 instant wins, they also get a 1st round bye.

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    Just imagine if the Pats played the AFC North every year. At least the Jets and the Dolphins manage to beat the Patriots every once in a while…..


    Yep. The North is a sad division and Brady absofreakinglutely owns them. I thought that division was supposed to be tough!

    🙂

  11. It’s great to be a Pats fan these last 16 years. Going into the season with the real expectations of winning the super bowl every year.

    We are at the point now where the season is a bust if we just don’t get there.

  12. It’s not that hard when you been cheating half the time and in a weak afc east for over a decade. See you in a couple weeks

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    Pretty sure Tom Brady-led teams are 10-2 vs Pittsburgh. Not sure that your statement has any teeth.

  13. steelcurtainn says:
    December 4, 2017 at 12:42 pm

    It’s not that hard when you been cheating half the time and in a weak afc east for over a decade. See you in a couple weeks.
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    Brady & Belichick’s win % against the AFCE is .796, against the AFCN it’s .828. No one whose team plays in a division with the Bungles and Brownies is in a position to comment on the strength of another team’s opponents.
    See you in a couple of weeks.

  14. Greatest NFL dynasty so far of the 21st century but still can’t compare to the 80s-90s 49ers. 5 Super Bowls with 2 different head coaches and 2 different QBs. And they DESTROYED their opponents in the Super Bowl winning by an average of over 20 points a game. We all know NE wouldn’t have won their Super Bowls without help from their opponents…

  15. .
    To overcome injuries, free agency, unwarranted suspensions plus the inherent chaos that comes with 53 personalities and average more than 12 wins per season for 15 years is near impossible.

    I don’t blame the haters, losers and revisionist theorists who demean the Patriots on a daily basis. What other option do they have? If you can’t win on the field, you can only hope to win in the media.
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  16. The many, many Patriots fans I know don’t talk like some of these fake fans. Nobody jumps on a message board and intentionally riles up other team’s fans. If you look closely, you’ll notice the time stamp of the 3-4 fake screennames are mostly right in a row.

    How sad and pathetic do you have to be to jump on PFT and stir the pot, under multiple names, liking all of your fake posts so it looks like they’re agreed with.

    You sir are a loser of epic proportion….

    Real fans of the Patriots, like myself, would say the past 17 yrs have been incredible and enjoyable to watch. We’ve had some lucky breaks and unlucky breaks over the years, but like most teams, they usually all even out in the end. It’s been a good run but 5 rings in 17 years means they’ve failed way more than they’ve succeeded. Always room for improvement.

  17. negadelphianinjersey says:

    December 4, 2017 at 12:32 pm

    Well they get six automatic wins every year, plus any time Brady throws a pick they call a roughing the passer to negate it.

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    Actually the AFC East teams play Pats tougher than most. Entering this year, Brady was only 4-3 against the Dolphins since 2013.

  18. steelcurtainn says:

    December 4, 2017 at 12:42 pm

    It’s not that hard when you been cheating half the time and in a weak afc east for over a decade. See you in a couple weeks.

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    Too bad Steelers schedule has been markedly easier than the Pats this year. Pats would love to face the Browns twice a year. Jets and Dolphins often cause the Pats trouble even when they still win.

  19. “But it’s the System…”

    Ok, loser, considering that game-film is widely accessible and there are plenty of ex-Pats players moving between teams, what is stopping your team from copying that winning Patriot’s System?

  20. Ask Atlanta and Kansas City…..

    The Super Bowl Atlanta Falcons are 1-3 against the AFC East this year, with a massive 5 pt win over the powerhouse New York Jets.

    The Dominant Early #1 Favorite Kansas City Chiefs are currently 1-2 against the AFC East(Miami game still to come), and I’ll be the first to admit they waxed New England on opening night. Bad losses to the NY Jets and Bills and all of a sudden their season is in panic mode.

    But you’re right….The AFC East teams probably take it easy on the Patriots and give their all when they play other teams….

  21. las0023 says:
    December 4, 2017 at 1:14 pm

    Greatest NFL dynasty so far of the 21st century but still can’t compare to the 80s-90s 49ers. 5 Super Bowls with 2 different head coaches and 2 different QBs. And they DESTROYED their opponents in the Super Bowl winning by an average of over 20 points a game. We all know NE wouldn’t have won their Super Bowls without help from their opponents…

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    The difference of course is that the 5 time World Champion Patriots didn’t beat any tomato cans or punching bags to win their titles. They beat all great teams who were great-to-historically-great on one or both sides of the ball.

    It’s not the Niners fault but they didn’t exactly beat the league’s greats. Anyone who watched football back then understands the difference between the two conferences back then.

  22. People CONTINUE to bring up the AFC North like those hard nosed war horses are forged from iron and fire and would destroy the Patriots if they didn’t play in “the pillow stuffing” division.

    Well, last year New England played 5 regular or postseason games against the North. They went 5-0, out scoring them by 75 pts, an average victory by 15 points, 2 touchdowns! And before Pittsburgh fans start with their excuses let me remind you, BALTIMORE was the only team to get within 10, losing by a respectable touchdown.

    Look it up, facts don’t lie only people with agendas do….

  23. Jeeze. How do those Pats keeping getting such soft schedules every year?

    Especially since in the 16 game scheduling format that every single team in the league follows, each team plays their fellow division teams twice each, and all 4 teams in one AFC and one NFC division, which rotates every year.

    Then, by virtue of them typically winning the AFC East every year, they get to play against the two prior year winners of the AFC divisions that they aren’t playing against already that year.

    Hard to believe their schedule is soft when they are guaranteed to play against all 3 of the other AFC division winners plus one NFC division winner.

  24. Even the last few surviving hater comments tell the tale of their dominance. “The Patriots dynasty is just because they have a soft division.” “Brady has five rings because of the system he plays in.” “The Patriots only have two rings since using 12.5 psi footballs instead of 12.48.” Ouch fellas, stop.

  25. Steelers fans think the AFC North is some sort of gauntlet, do you dopes realize you share a division with Cleveland and Cincinnati?

  26. las0023 says:
    December 4, 2017 at 1:14 pm

    Greatest NFL dynasty so far of the 21st century but still can’t compare to the 80s-90s 49ers. 5 Super Bowls with 2 different head coaches and 2 different QBs. And they DESTROYED their opponents in the Super Bowl winning by an average of over 20 points a game. We all know NE wouldn’t have won their Super Bowls without help from their opponents…

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    Very hard to compare to the 80’s 49ers because free agency and salary cap didn’t apply then. They had much more continuity among their top players. And there were fewer franchises to compete with and they were less dominant both in regular season and playoffs, ie 5 SB appearances compared to Pats 7, and fewer conference title game appearances.

  27. steelcurtainn says:
    December 4, 2017 at 12:42 pm

    It’s not that hard when you been cheating half the time and in a weak afc east for over a decade. See you in a couple weeks.
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    Careful what you wish for…

  28. steelcurtainn says:
    December 4, 2017 at 12:42 pm
    It’s not that hard when you been cheating half the time and in a weak afc east for over a decade. See you in a couple weeks.
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    Because the Browns and Bungles are powerhouses! The Bungles haven’t won a playoff game since 1990 while for the Browns it’s been 14 years since they were even in the playoffs and have only won 11 games in the last 4 years.

    The Pats have been to 7 straight AFCCG’s and only faced the Steelers once in that time and that game was over in the beginning of the 3rd quarter. In 3 games vs the Pats in the AFCCG the Steelers have won 0 (zero) times, with two of those games being played in Pittsburgh. When your team loses to the Bears and barely gets of of Indy with a win you should be careful what you wish for.

  29. So tired of all the Patriots play in a soft division comments.

    As of 12/3/2017 Division Win Percentage

    AFCE: 541.75
    AFCN: 464.00
    AFCS: 479.25
    AFCW: 437.50

    NFCE: 479.25
    NFCN: 520.75
    NFCS: 583.25
    NFCW: 500.25

    Only the NFC South has a better win percentage than the AFC East!

  30. Since 2001 no NFL team has had a winning record against Bill Belichick. Not one. To say the Patriots success is due to their division ignores that fact. They win more often than not against everyone.

  31. Greatest dynastic run in NFL history, if not all of sports.

    Doing this in the Cap Era in the face of cheating commissioner and some owners, is absolutely incredible.

  32. This is why the league office invents ways to impede their path. The 49ers were the inspiration for the salary cap which was the solution they came up with at the behest of the other owners. The modern-day equivalent is the X-Gate conspiracies, and mandated officiating and rules changes.

    The Patriots are like a giant rolling ball of butcher knives.

  33. I’d hardly call John Fox’s Carolina Panthers or last years Falcons great teams. The Seahawks had a great roster but Sherman, Chancellor and Thomas shouldn’t have even been playing with everything from a separated shoulder to a torn MCL. Avril and Lane were gone by the 2nd half.

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    The difference of course is that the 5 time World Champion Patriots didn’t beat any tomato cans or punching bags to win their titles. They beat all great teams who were great-to-historically-great on one or both sides of the ball.

    It’s not the Niners fault but they didn’t exactly beat the league’s greats. Anyone who watched football back then understands the difference between the two conferences back then.

  34. and they do it against the toughest schedule in the league while drafting at the bottom every year. other teams flash for a couple years then fade because of the. Belichick crams parity sideways up the league.

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