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New England Patriots #218033

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 17, 1971
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(Studio) New England Patriots football team has new players, stadium, 1st sports superfoot.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Amherst, Massachusetts) Film shows construction of $7 million stadium for Patriots in Foxboro, Massachusetts; 50,000 season tickets already sold, largely because Patriots have signed college star Jim Plunkett. [Patriots general manager Upton BELL - thinks Plunkett will help team in future; says contest to find place kicker not just publicity stunt; have found 3 potential kickers.] Kickers, soccer players from England., [Mike WALKER - says has seen football on British TV.] [Tug WILSON - says football looks like big muddle.] [Albie EVANS - says man being' tackled by 8 others a bit off.] [WILSON - says can't see to kick ball with helmet on.]
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Dean, Morton;
Mudd, Roger

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