Game Changers: New England Patriots: The Greatest Plays in New England Patriots History


For serious football fans wanting to relive the most unforgettable, extraordinary, and gut-wrenching moments in New England Patriots history, this account explores the team’s greatest plays, providing context, back story, relevant circumstances, and comments from those directly involved in each play. Photos help reanimate memories, including Jim Nance’s 1966 Sports Illustrated cover; the team taking advantage of turnovers in the 1986 playoffs to make it to Super Bowl XX; the incredible run through the 2002 playoffs against the Raiders, the Steelers, and the Rams; Willie McGinest’s sacking of Peyton Manning in 2004; and Rodney Harrison’s six interceptions in the 2005 playoffs.