HISTORY IN FOXBOROUGH:
The NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS enter Week 12 with the best record in the AFC at 9-1. Since 2003, the Patriots have had at least 10 wins in 16 consecutive seasons – tied with the SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (1983-98) for the most consecutive 10-win seasons in NFL history.
With a win over the NFC East-leading Dallas Cowboys on Sunday (4:25 PM ET, FOX), New England would surpass San Francisco (16 seasons) for the most consecutive seasons with at least 10 wins in NFL history.
The teams with the most consecutive seasons with at least 10 wins in NFL history:
|TEAM||YEARS||CONSECUTIVE 10+ WIN SEASONS|
New England quarterback TOM BRADY enters Week 12 with 2,752 passing yards, the third-most in the AFC in 2019.
With 248 passing yards on Sunday, Brady would surpass DREW BREES (16 seasons) and PEYTON MANNING (16) for the second-most seasons with at least 3,000 passing yards in NFL history. Only Pro Football Hall of Famer BRETT FAVRE (18) has more.
The players with the most seasons with at least 3,000 passing yards in NFL history:
|PLAYER||TEAM(S)||SEASONS WITH 3,000 PASSING YARDS|
|Brett Favre||Green Bay, New York Jets, Minnesota||18|
|Tom Brady||New England||16*|
|Drew Brees||San Diego, New Orleans||16*|
|Peyton Manning||Indianapolis, Denver||16|