The New England Patriots have had some great teams over the years and have done very well too, especially in recent history. A big part of a team being successful is the play they get out of the quarterback position. Here is a look at the seven biggest passing days in New England Patriots history.
#7 – Drew Bledsoe – 1996
In a 42-23 win over the Miami Dolphins on November 3rd, 1996, Drew Bledsoe completed 30 of 41 passes for 419 yards and three touchdowns.
#6 – Drew Bledsoe – 1994
In Bledsoe’s second season in the NFL, in a game on September 4th, 1994, he would complete 32 of 51 passes for 421 yards and four touchdowns. The Patriots would lose that game by the score of 39-35.
#5 – Babe Parilli – 1964
In a October 16th, 1964 matchup between the Boston Patriots and Oakland Raiders, Babe Parilli completed 25 of 47 passes for 422 yards and four touchdowns in a 43-43 tie game.
#3 (tie) – Tom Brady – 2011
In the second week of the 2011 NFL season, Tom Brady had one of the best games of his career. He completed 31 of 40 passes, an amazing completion percentage of 77.5%, for 423 yards and three touchdowns. This happened in a 35-21 victory over the San Diego Chargers.
#3 (tie) – Drew Bledsoe – 1998
On November 23rd, 1998, Bledsoe completed 28 of 54 passes for 423 yards and two touchdowns in a 26-23 win over the Miami Dolphins.
#2 – Drew Bledsoe – 1994
The best passing game in New England Patriots history came on November 13th of 1994. In a home game against the Minnesota Vikings, Drew Bledsoe completed 45 of an amazing 70 passing attempts for 426 yards and three touchdowns. The Patriots would win the game too, by the score of 26-20.
#1 – Tom Brady – 2011
In the first game of the 2011 NFL season, future Hall of Famer Tom Brady shattered the team record for passing yards when he completed 32 of 48 passes for four touchdowns in a 38-24 win over the Miami Dolphins.