House Hamilton, the hometown team of the New England Patriots, was in the process of losing to the Atlanta Falcons.
The Patriots, who have a 4-1 record against the Falcons this season, lost in overtime.
They are 2-0 against the Patriots since the 2010 season.
Hamilton is now the oldest player in NFL history to reach 1,000 career catches.
He has made it to 1,067 catches in the regular season, making him the oldest member of the Patriots in the Hall of Fame.
He is also the oldest ever to be voted into the Hall.
He played the game for the Patriots from 1962-65 and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of History in 2014.