"According to wide receiver Brandon Lloyd, the team enters the game with 100-plus plays in their arsenal. That is about 30 or 40 more than the typical offense in the NFL." And they make some up on the fly to boot, amazing New England Patriots Aim for NFL Record: Most Plays From Scrimmage - WSJ.com In the time it takes to read this sentence the New England Patriots could run two plays. That's an exaggeration. But the pace of Patriot play running this season is so furious that they're on the verge of breaking an NFL record. The Patriots have run 1,116 plays this season, and if they run 84 in Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins they will break the record for most plays from scrimmage in a season, a record currently held by the 1994 Patriots.