FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 06: Danny Woodhead #39 of the New England Patriots runs with the ball in the second quarter against Drew Coleman #30 of the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on December 6, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Foxborough Police Chief Edward O'Leary says officers took 102 fans into protective custody for public intoxication, by far the most he can remember at a Patriots game in his 25 years as chief. Seven required hospitalization.
Fifteen people were taken into custody on a variety of other charges.
He says many were battling the frigid pre-game temperatures with hard liquor.
He says the lopsided score -- the Patriots won 45-3 -- may have contributed to the problem because many fans lost interest in the game.