Team Logo. The Boston Patriots were a team in the National Football League. They spent the first ten years of their existence in the American Football League. In 1971 they moved to Foxborough and became the New England Patriots. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Boston_Patriots?oldid=8331" Categories: Former NFL Teams AFL Teams Teams in Massachusetts Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.