1974 New England Patriots Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 7-7
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Chuck Fairbanks (7-7)
Location: Foxborough, Massachusetts
1974 New England Patriots Roster
The New England Patriots of the National Football League ended the 1974 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses, finishing third in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.
The Patriots kept the scoreboard humming with 348 points, and the defensive unit gave up 289. Mack Herron rushed for a team-best 824 yards for New England, while Sam Cunningham also contributed to the rushing attack.
Jim Plunkett threw for 2,457 yards. Mack Herron caught 38 passes, while Randy Vataha accumulated 561 receiving yards. Reggie Rucker contributed to the receiving game, too.
Ron Bolton picked off 7 errant tosses from the opposition.
Chuck Fairbanks coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 348
Regular Season Points Against: 289
|September 15, 1974||Miami Dolphins 24 at New England Patriots 34||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 22, 1974||New England Patriots 28 at New York Giants 20||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0|
|September 29, 1974||St. Louis Cardinals 14 at New England Patriots 20||W||2-0-0||1-0-0||3-0-0|
|October 6, 1974||Baltimore Colts 3 at New England Patriots 42||W||3-0-0||1-0-0||4-0-0|
|October 13, 1974||New England Patriots 24 at New York Jets 0||W||3-0-0||2-0-0||5-0-0|
|October 20, 1974||New England Patriots 28 at Buffalo Bills 30||L||3-0-0||2-1-0||5-1-0|
|October 27, 1974||New England Patriots 17 at Minnesota Vikings 14||W||3-0-0||3-1-0||6-1-0|
|November 3, 1974||Buffalo Bills 29 at New England Patriots 28||L||3-1-0||3-1-0||6-2-0|
|November 10, 1974||Cleveland Browns 21 at New England Patriots 14||L||3-2-0||3-1-0||6-3-0|
|November 17, 1974||New York Jets 21 at New England Patriots 16||L||3-3-0||3-1-0||6-4-0|
|November 24, 1974||New England Patriots 27 at Baltimore Colts 17||W||3-3-0||4-1-0||7-4-0|
|December 1, 1974||New England Patriots 26 at Oakland Raiders 41||L||3-3-0||4-2-0||7-5-0|
|December 8, 1974||Pittsburgh Steelers 21 at New England Patriots 17||L||3-4-0||4-2-0||7-6-0|
|December 15, 1974||New England Patriots 27 at Miami Dolphins 34||L||3-4-0||4-3-0||7-7-0|