The Patriots have been playing football since 1960, as they were an original member of the AFL. Back then, they were called the Boston Patriots, and they didn’t change their name to New England until they moved to Foxborough, Massachusetts in 1971. That was their second season in the NFL after they joined the league in the 1970 AFL-NFL merger.
Inexplicably, those cheating jerks didn’t get a cheerleading squad until 1977. I guess they’re trying to make up for lost time, as the 2016 New England Patriots Cheerleaders are one of the sexiest units in the NFL.
Their current squad consists of 33 members, and they cheer the Pats on at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. When they’re not firing up Massholes during home games, they participate in various events in the community. The Patriots Cheerleaders also release an annual swimsuit calendar, which is always a real treat. They went to Cancun and Punta Cana the past two years, and they promptly broke every thermostat in sight.
Now that you know some background info on the New England Patriots Cheerleaders, check out their hottest photos in the gallery below.