Rowdy Patriots Fans Post Record Number of Arrests

While Tom Brady had a record-setting night in the New England Patriots' 45-3 Monday night win over the Jets, Patriots fans in the stands set a pretty notorious record themselves.

The Attleboro Sun Chronicle reports that 117 Patriots fans were arrested on Monday night.

The number of fans arrested at a game is not an official NFL statistic.

But if it were, the Patriots' fans probably broke their own record Monday night.

"That's the most for a football game in a long, long time," Foxboro Police Chief Edward O'Leary, told the Sun Chronicle. "We have not had over 100 custodies for a game since I've been chief in 1985."

Chief O'Leary said at most night games, 80 to 90 arrests would be considered a high-end number. He attributed the lopsided score and hard liquor to the unusual spike in arrests.

Joe Kukura is a freelance writer who's pleased to see that Jets fans are taking the loss pretty well.

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