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New England Patriots

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Sports Team

The Resume

    (1960- )
    Located in Foxboro, Massachusetts
    Known as the Boston Patriots (1960-71)
    Six Super Bowl championships (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLIX, LI, LIII)
    Seven retired numbers: Gino Cappelletti's #20, Mike Haynes's #40, Steve Nelson's #57, John Hannah's #73, Bruce Armstrong's #78, Jim Lee Hunt's #79 and Bob Dee's #89
    Perfect 16-0 season (2007)

Why they might be annoying:

    They lost their first two Super Bowl appearances by a combined 81-31.
    They changed their name from the Boston Patriots to the New England Patriots to 'appeal to a greater number of fans.'
    Bill Parcells resigned as head coach after their Super Bowl XXXI loss to the Green Bay Packers (1997).
    They let running back Curtis Martin get away.
    They were caught filming and stealing signals while playing the New York Jets (September 9. 2007). For this infraction they were fined $250,000 and lose of a 2008 draft pick.

Why they might not be annoying:

    They have one of the NFL's more meaningful names, naming themselves after Boston's role in the American Revolution.
    They had 11 players in the AFL's 1963 All Star Game.
    They were considered underdogs in their first Super Bowl win.
    After starting the season 2-2, including a 0-31 loss to the Buffalo Bills, they went on to win 12 straight games (2003).
    Their fans love them so much that they'll sit in freezing weather to watch them play.
    They have great rivalries with the Miami Dolphins, Buffalo Bills, New York Jets and Indianapolis Colts.
    Their consecutive win streak ended at 21 after losing to the Pittsburgh Steelers (October 31, 2004).

Credit: Poeboy and His Name is Robert

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Year In Review:

    For 2023, as of last week, Out of 126 Votes: 65.87% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 512 Votes: 55.47% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 1235 Votes: 70.45% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 629 Votes: 56.92% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 12371 Votes: 87.99% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 4170 Votes: 73.09% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2110 Votes: 92.56% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 529 Votes: 89.04% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 6000 Votes: 79.02% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 1163 Votes: 65.69% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 853 Votes: 68.00% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 667 Votes: 76.46% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 60 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 255 Votes: 69.80% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 584 Votes: 74.83% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 3350 Votes: 77.07% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 1657 Votes: 80.93% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 1772 Votes: 77.93% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 1690 Votes: 58.58% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 2300 Votes: 47.48% Annoying