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1986 New England Patriots

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11-5-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 1986 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.7, Offense: 4.4, Defense: 1.3, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 412 points (25.8/g), 2nd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 307 points (19.2/g), 10th.
 Differential of 105 points (6.6/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 10.7-5.3.

Coach: Raymond Berry (11-5-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Rod Rust

Stadium: Sullivan Stadium
 Training Camp: Bryant College (Smithfield, Rhode Island)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Tony Eason 27 3 14 276 for 448, 3,328 yards, 19 td, 10 int, & 35 rushes for 170 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 1st / 15th pick / 1983
RB Tony Collins 27 5 15 156 rushes for 412 yards, 3 td, & 77 catches for 684 yards and 5 td New England Patriots / 2nd / 47th pick / 1981
FB Craig James 25 2 12 154 rushes for 427 yards, 4 td, & 18 catches for 129 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 7th / 187th pick / 1983
WR Irving Fryar 24 2 13 43 catches for 737 yards, 6 td, & 4 rushes for 80 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1984
WR Stanley Morgan* 31 9 16 84 catches for 1,491 yards, 10 td New England Patriots / 1st / 25th pick / 1977
TE Greg Hawthorne 30 7 10 24 catches for 192 yards, 0 td, & 1 rush for 5 yards and 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 28th pick / 1979
LT Brian Holloway 27 5 15 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 19th pick / 1981
LG Paul Fairchild 25 2 15 New England Patriots / 5th / 124th pick / 1984
C Pete Brock 32 10 16 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 12th pick / 1976
RG Ron Wooten 27 4 16 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 6th / 157th pick / 1981
RT Steve Moore 26 3 11 New England Patriots / 3rd / 80th pick / 1983
 Defensive Starters
LDE Brent Williams 22 Rook 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 7th / 192nd pick / 1986
NT Toby Williams 27 3 16 0.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 10th / 265th pick / 1983
RDE Garin Veris 23 1 15 11.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 48th pick / 1985
LOLB Andre Tippett* 27 4 11 9.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 41st pick / 1982
LILB Steve Nelson 35 12 10 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 34th pick / 1974
RILB Larry McGrew 29 6 14 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 45th pick / 1980
ROLB Don Blackmon 28 5 15 7.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 4th / 102nd pick / 1981
LCB Ronnie Lippett 26 3 15 0.0 sacks, 8 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 8th / 214th pick / 1983
RCB Raymond Clayborn* 31 9 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1977
SS Roland James 28 6 15 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 14th pick / 1980
FS Fred Marion 27 4 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 5th / 112th pick / 1982
 Special Teams Starters
K Tony Franklin* 30 7 0 32 of 41 field goals & 44 of 45 extra points Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 74th pick / 1979
P Rich Camarillo 27 5 0 89 punts for a 42.1 average, 3 blocked
PR Irving Fryar 24 2 13 35 punt returns for a 10.5 average and 1 td New England Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1984
KR Stephen Starring 25 3 2 36 kick returns for a 22.3 average and 0 td New England Patriots / 3rd / 74th pick / 1983

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
62 Bill Bain 34 3 0 279 6-4 Colorado,USC 8/9/1952 11 0 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 47th pick / 1975
48 Greg Baty 22 te 16 7 241 6-5 Stanford 8/28/1964 Rook 3 New England Patriots / 8th / 220th pick / 1986
94 Mel Black 24 3 0 228 6-2 East. Illinois 2/2/1962 Rook 0
55 Don Blackmon 28 ROLB 15 15 235 6-3 Tulsa 3/14/1958 5 8 New England Patriots / 4th / 102nd pick / 1981
28 Jim Bowman 23 db 16 1 210 6-2 Central Michigan 10/26/1963 1 1 New England Patriots / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1985
58 Pete Brock 32 C 16 16 267 6-5 Colorado 7/14/1954 10 9 New England Patriots / 1st / 12th pick / 1976
3 Rich Camarillo 27 P 16 0 202 5-11 Washington 11/29/1959 5 2
26 Raymond Clayborn* 31 RCB 16 16 186 6-0 Texas 1/2/1955 9 11 New England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1977
33 Tony Collins 27 RB 16 15 208 5-11 East Carolina 5/27/1959 5 10 New England Patriots / 2nd / 47th pick / 1981
59 Steve Doig 26 5 0 240 6-2 New Hampshire 3/28/1960 4 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 69th pick / 1982
21 Reggie Dupard 23 6 0 206 5-11 SMU 10/30/1963 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 1st / 26th pick / 1986
11 Tony Eason 27 QB 15 14 212 6-4 Illinois 10/8/1959 3 13 New England Patriots / 1st / 15th pick / 1983
66 Paul Fairchild 25 LG 15 15 270 6-4 Kansas 9/14/1961 2 8 New England Patriots / 5th / 124th pick / 1984
1 Tony Franklin* 30 K 16 0 182 5-8 Texas A&M 11/18/1956 7 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 74th pick / 1979
80 Irving Fryar 24 PR 14 13 200 6-0 Nebraska 9/28/1962 2 9 New England Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1984
43 Ernest Gibson 25 db 15 1 189 5-10 Furman 10/3/1961 2 1 New England Patriots / 6th / 151st pick / 1984
25 Vencie Glenn 22 4 0 205 6-0 Indiana St. 10/26/1964 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 2nd / 54th pick / 1986
14 Steve Grogan 33 qb 4 2 210 6-4 Kansas St. 7/24/1953 11 3 New England Patriots / 5th / 116th pick / 1975
68 Darryl Haley 25 rt 16 6 269 6-4 Utah 2/16/1961 4 4 New England Patriots / 2nd / 55th pick / 1982
27 Greg Hawthorne 30 TE 14 10 228 6-2 Baylor 9/5/1956 7 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 28th pick / 1979
97 Milford Hodge 25 6 0 278 6-3 Washington St. 3/11/1961 Rook 1 New England Patriots / 8th / 224th pick / 1985
76 Brian Holloway 27 LT 15 15 284 6-7 Stanford 7/25/1959 5 8 New England Patriots / 1st / 19th pick / 1981
32 Craig James 25 FB 13 12 215 6-0 SMU 1/2/1961 2 5 New England Patriots / 7th / 187th pick / 1983
38 Roland James 28 SS 15 15 191 6-2 Tennessee 2/18/1958 6 7 New England Patriots / 1st / 14th pick / 1980
83 Cedric Jones 26 16 0 184 6-1 Duke 6/1/1960 4 2 New England Patriots / 3rd / 56th pick / 1982
42 Ronnie Lippett 26 LCB 15 15 180 5-11 Miami (FL) 12/10/1960 3 8 New England Patriots / 8th / 214th pick / 1983
31 Fred Marion 27 FS 16 16 192 6-2 Miami (FL) 1/2/1959 4 7 New England Patriots / 5th / 112th pick / 1982
64 Trevor Matich 25 c 11 1 277 6-4 BYU 10/9/1961 1 1 New England Patriots / 1st / 28th pick / 1985
50 Larry McGrew 29 RILB 14 14 233 6-5 USC 7/23/1957 6 7 New England Patriots / 2nd / 45th pick / 1980
23 Rod McSwain 24 9 0 198 6-1 Clemson 1/28/1962 2 1 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1984
67 Steve Moore 26 RT 11 11 293 6-4 Tennessee St. 10/1/1960 3 6 New England Patriots / 3rd / 80th pick / 1983
86 Stanley Morgan* 31 WR 16 16 181 5-11 Tennessee 2/17/1955 9 14 New England Patriots / 1st / 25th pick / 1977
75 Guy Morriss 35 16 0 255 6-4 TCU 5/13/1951 13 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 28th pick / 1973
57 Steve Nelson 35 LILB 10 10 230 6-2 Augsburg,North Dakota St. 4/26/1951 12 5 New England Patriots / 2nd / 34th pick / 1974
98 Dennis Owens 26 nt 16 1 257 6-1 North Carolina St. 2/24/1960 4 2
22 Gene Profit 22 4 0 168 5-10 Yale 11/11/1964 Rook 0
12 Tom Ramsey 25 5 0 189 6-1 UCLA 7/9/1961 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 10th / 267th pick / 1983
52 Johnny Rembert 25 RILB 16 10 234 6-3 Clemson 1/19/1961 3 7 New England Patriots / 4th / 101st pick / 1983
95 Ed Reynolds 25 lb 16 3 238 6-5 Virginia 9/23/1961 3 3
65 Mike Ruth 22 6 0 266 6-2 Boston Col. 6/25/1964 Rook 1 New England Patriots / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1986
88 Willie Scott 27 14 0 245 6-4 South Carolina 2/13/1959 5 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 14th pick / 1981
77 Kenneth Sims 27 3 0 272 6-5 Texas 10/31/1959 4 1 New England Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1982
81 Stephen Starring 25 KR 14 2 172 5-10 McNeese St. 7/30/1961 3 3 New England Patriots / 3rd / 74th pick / 1983
30 Mosi Tatupu* 31 fb 16 5 227 6-0 USC 4/26/1955 8 3 New England Patriots / 8th / 215th pick / 1978
99 Ben Thomas 25 de 4 1 280 6-4 Auburn 7/2/1961 1 1 New England Patriots / 2nd / 56th pick / 1985
56 Andre Tippett* 27 LOLB 11 11 240 6-3 Iowa 12/27/1959 4 11 New England Patriots / 2nd / 41st pick / 1982
60 Garin Veris 23 RDE 16 15 255 6-4 Stanford 2/27/1963 1 8 New England Patriots / 2nd / 48th pick / 1985
24 Robert Weathers 26 5 0 220 6-2 Arizona St. 9/13/1960 4 1 New England Patriots / 2nd / 40th pick / 1982
53 Clayton Weishuhn 27 4 0 220 6-2 Angelo State (TX) 10/7/1959 4 0 New England Patriots / 3rd / 60th pick / 1982
96 Brent Williams 22 LDE 16 16 283 6-4 Toledo 10/23/1964 Rook 9 New England Patriots / 7th / 192nd pick / 1986
82 Derwin Williams 25 16 0 180 6-0 New Mexico 5/6/1961 1 0 New England Patriots / 7th / 192nd pick / 1984
54 Ed Williams 25 8 0 244 6-4 Texas 9/8/1961 2 1 New England Patriots / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1984
90 Toby Williams 27 NT 16 16 264 6-3 Nebraska 11/19/1959 3 7 New England Patriots / 10th / 265th pick / 1983
61 Ron Wooten 27 RG 16 16 274 6-4 North Carolina 6/28/1959 4 9 New England Patriots / 6th / 157th pick / 1981
Team Total 26.6 16 229.4 6-2.1 3.9