The NFL today announced the games in which teams from the former American Football League will wear their throwback jerseys, as part of the AFL's 50th season celebration. The Patriots (and their opponent) will wear the throwbacks on four occasions. Here's the list of games:
Robert Kraft (Courtesy Photo)
- Monday, Sept. 14: Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots (ESPN, 7 p.m.)
- Sunday, Oct. 11: New England Patriots at Denver Broncos (CBS, 4:15 p.m.)
- Sunday, Oct. 18: Tennessee Titans at New England Patriots (CBS, 4:15 p.m.)
- Sunday, Dec. 6: New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins (NBC, 8:20 p.m.)
The Patriots will be wearing replicas of their 1963 uniforms (pictured) -- and the helmets with old Pat Patriot -- during those games. The jersey is designed as a replica of what the '63 team, which advanced to the AFL title game, wore.
A total of 16 NFL games this season will feature teams wearing the AFL throwback jerseys.