Foxboro(ugh!): Where Visiting N.F.L. Teams Hate to Play - News Summed Up

Foxboro(ugh!): Where Visiting N.F.L. Teams Hate to Play


I mean, I don’t know where the Miami Dolphins play, even though I know it’s not Miami.”The Patriots, unbeaten in their last eight home playoff games, will put that streak on the line Sunday afternoon against the Los Angeles Chargers in an A.F.C. The Patriots, who have won five Super Bowls since the 2001 season, have had, for them, an uneven season, losing five of eight away games. team to be 8-0 at home, a substantial source of pride in Foxborough. “In the town, we feel like we bring a different type of energy at those home games,” David Tynan, a longtime Foxborough resident, said on Wednesday outside the town’s primary grocery store. The atmosphere in Gillette Stadium is also especially hostile to visiting teams, as Patriots home crowds are considered among the most vociferous in the N.F.L.


Source: New York Times January 12, 2019 11:26 UTC



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