02-13-2007, 09:55 AM
Join Date: Dec 2004
Re: A Question For The Board
Originally Posted by NoCal Patriot
Does anyone know an on line site that has all of The Patriots Games by year with results ? What I'm looking for exactly is ,what year did The Patriots play the infamous Monday Night Football Game against The New York Jets? I know that it was in The 1970's but I can't remember exactly when. Any help would be most appreciated.
A second question is does anyone remember how long The Patriots didn't play a Home Monday Night Football Game after these incidents? Thanks.
Here are a couple of "clues" to get you started on your search:
Foxboro Board Grants Patriots a 2d Hearing
Published: July 1, 1981
The three-man Board of Selectmen voted unanimously tonight to reconsider its decision barring the New England Patriots from starting a Monday night National Football League game Sept. 21 at the usual 9 P.M. time.
Acting on a request by the Patriots' owner and president, William H. Sullivan Jr., the selectmen decided to grant the Patriots another hearing July 14 so that the club can present further arguments for playing the Dallas Cowboys at the scheduled time at Schaefer Stadium.
A week ago, the board voted, 3-to-0, against granting the Patriots a license for the nationally televised game unless the kickoff was moved up an hour to 8 P.M.
A 9 P.M. game in 1976 resulted in 40 arrests, and one in 1979 in 24 persons taken into custody. Last year there were 49 arrests.
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