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1973 New England Patriots

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5-9-0, Finished 3rd in AFC East Division  · 1973 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.0, Offense: -2.6, Defense: -3.4, SoS: -3.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 258 points (18.4/g), 16th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 300 points (21.4/g), 16th.
 Differential of -42 points (-3.0/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 5.8-8.2.

Coach: Chuck Fairbanks (5-9-0)

Stadium: Schaefer Stadium
 Training Camp: University of Massachusetts (Amherst, Massachusetts)

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 16 boxscore L 0-1 Buffalo Bills 13 31 17 297 190 107 4 23 459 99 360 2
2 Sun September 23 boxscore L 0-2 Kansas City Chiefs 7 10 18 202 162 40 2 16 305 156 149 1
3 Sun September 30 boxscore L 0-3 @ Miami Dolphins 23 44 21 356 213 143 3 16 354 53 301 1
4 Sun October 7 boxscore W 1-3 Baltimore Colts 24 16 19 191 45 146 3 11 192 81 111 1
5 Sun October 14 boxscore L 1-4 New York Jets 7 9 9 172 58 114 2 13 232 232 1
6 Sun October 21 boxscore W 2-4 @ Chicago Bears 13 10 14 231 54 177 1 13 237 44 193 5
7 Sun October 28 boxscore L 2-5 Miami Dolphins 14 30 12 236 142 94 19 311 73 238 1
8 Sun November 4 boxscore L 2-6 @ Philadelphia Eagles 23 24 20 290 129 161 4 19 366 234 132 5
9 Sun November 11 boxscore L 2-7 @ New York Jets 13 33 10 149 108 41 8 16 326 59 267 4
10 Sun November 18 boxscore W 3-7 Green Bay Packers 33 24 23 456 340 116 2 15 338 263 75 2
11 Sun November 25 boxscore W 4-7 @ Houston Oilers 32 0 22 317 176 141 1 11 184 83 101 3
12 Sun December 2 boxscore W 5-7 San Diego Chargers 30 14 22 359 175 184 5 11 231 44 187 3
13 Sun December 9 boxscore L 5-8 @ Buffalo Bills 13 37 20 390 292 98 4 13 324 31 293
14 Sun December 16 boxscore L 5-9 @ Baltimore Colts 13 18 10 197 147 50 3 19 329 118 211 2