Found July 04, 2012 on Boston Sports Then & Now:

The New England Patriots End Zone Militia has been firing away for the past ten plus years. Every Patriots score is capped by the firing of arms from these Revolutionary War replicators. What a better way to bring in this Independence Day!

Happy July 4th from Boston Sports Then and Now.

The End Zone Militia.

They have a lot to fire about!


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