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5-11-0, Finished 5th in AFC East Division  · 2000 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.5, Offense: -2.7, Defense: 0.2, SoS: 1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 276 points (17.2/g), 25th of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 338 points (21.1/g), 17th.
 Differential of -62 points (-3.9/g), 23rd.  Expected W-L: 6.1-9.9.

Coach: Bill Belichick (5-11-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Charlie Weis
 Other Notable Asst.: Brian Daboll (Defensive Assistant), Jeff Davidson (Asst. O-Line Coach) and Eric Mangini (Defensive Backs)

Stadium: Foxboro 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 Drew Bledsoe 28 7 16 312 for 531, 3,291 yards, 17 td, 13 int, & 47 rushes for 158 yards and 2 td New England Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1993
RB Kevin Faulk 24 1 9 164 rushes for 570 yards, 4 td, & 51 catches for 465 yards and 1 td New England Patriots / 2nd / 46th pick / 1999
FB Tony Carter 28 6 6 37 rushes for 90 yards, 2 td, & 9 catches for 73 yards and 0 td
WR Troy Brown 29 7 15 83 catches for 944 yards, 4 td, & 6 rushes for 46 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 8th / 198th pick / 1993
WR Terry Glenn 26 4 16 79 catches for 963 yards, 6 td, & 4 rushes for 39 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 1st / 7th pick / 1996
TE Rod Rutledge 25 2 11 15 catches for 103 yards, 1 td New England Patriots / 2nd / 54th pick / 1998
LT Bruce Armstrong 35 13 16 New England Patriots / 1st / 23rd pick / 1987
LG Joe Andruzzi 25 2 11 1 fumble recovered
C Damien Woody 23 1 16 New England Patriots / 1st / 17th pick / 1999
RG Sale Isaia 28 4 14 1 fumble recovered
RT Grant Williams 26 4 8
 Defensive Starters
LDE Brandon Mitchell 25 3 9 New England Patriots / 2nd / 59th pick / 1997
NT Chad Eaton 28 4 13 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 7th / 241st pick / 1995
RDE Bobby Hamilton 29 4 16 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
LOLB Willie McGinest 29 6 14 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 4th pick / 1994
LILB Chris Slade 29 7 15 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 31st pick / 1993
RILB Ted Johnson 28 5 11 0.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 57th pick / 1995
ROLB Tedy Bruschi 27 4 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 86th pick / 1996
LCB Ty Law 26 5 15 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 23rd pick / 1995
RCB Otis Smith 35 9 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered
SS Lawyer Milloy 27 4 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 36th pick / 1996
FS Tebucky Jones 26 2 9 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 22nd pick / 1998
 Special Teams Starters
K Adam Vinatieri 28 4 0 27 of 33 field goals & 25 of 25 extra points
P Lee Johnson 39 15 0 89 punts for a 42.7 average, 1 blocked Houston Oilers / 5th / 138th pick / 1985
PR Troy Brown 29 7 15 39 punt returns for a 12.9 average and 1 td New England Patriots / 8th / 198th pick / 1993
KR Kevin Faulk 24 1 9 38 kick returns for a 21.5 average and 0 td New England Patriots / 2nd / 46th pick / 1999

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
67 Jason Andersen 25 7 0 319 6-6 BYU 9/3/1975 1 1 New England Patriots / 7th / 211th pick / 1998
63 Joe Andruzzi 25 LG 11 11 312 6-3 Southern Connecticut St. 8/23/1975 2 5
78 Bruce Armstrong 35 LT 16 16 295 6-4 Louisville 9/7/1965 13 7 New England Patriots / 1st / 23rd pick / 1987
7 Michael Bishop 24 8 0 215 6-2 Kansas St. 5/15/1976 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 7th / 227th pick / 1999
86 Eric Bjornson 29 te 8 6 236 6-4 Washington 12/15/1971 5 1 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 110th pick / 1995
11 Drew Bledsoe 28 QB 16 16 238 6-5 Washington St. 2/14/1972 7 10 New England Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1993
12 Tom Brady 23 1 0 225 6-4 Michigan 8/3/1977 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 6th / 199th pick / 2000
80 Troy Brown 29 PR 16 15 196 5-10 Marshall 7/2/1971 7 9 New England Patriots / 8th / 198th pick / 1993
54 Tedy Bruschi 27 ROLB 16 16 247 6-1 Arizona 6/9/1973 4 8 New England Patriots / 3rd / 86th pick / 1996
82 Chris Calloway 32 wr 7 2 188 5-10 Michigan 3/29/1968 10 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 97th pick / 1990
30 Tony Carter 28 FB 16 6 230 6-0 Minnesota 8/23/1972 6 1
58 Matt Chatham 23 6 0 250 6-4 South Dakota 6/28/1977 Rook 0
93 Antico Dalton 25 3 0 240 6-1 Hampton 12/31/1975 1 0 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 199th pick / 1999
84 Shockmain Davis 23 wr 12 1 205 6-0 Angelo State (TX) 8/20/1977 Rook 0
90 Chad Eaton 28 NT 14 13 303 6-5 Washington St. 4/6/1972 4 7 Arizona Cardinals / 7th / 241st pick / 1995
46 Chris Eitzmann 23 te 5 1 255 6-5 Harvard 4/1/1977 Rook 0
33 Kevin Faulk 24 KR 16 9 202 5-8 LSU 6/5/1976 1 8 New England Patriots / 2nd / 46th pick / 1999
64 Derrick Fletcher 25 t 2 2 348 6-6 Baylor 9/9/1975 Rook 1 New England Patriots / 5th / 154th pick / 1999
37 Chris Floyd 25 11 0 231 6-2 Michigan 6/23/1975 2 0 New England Patriots / 3rd / 81st pick / 1998
17 John Friesz 33 1 0 214 6-4 Idaho 5/19/1967 10 0 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 138th pick / 1990
41 Tony George 25 15 0 205 5-11 Florida 8/10/1975 1 2 New England Patriots / 3rd / 91st pick / 1999
88 Terry Glenn 26 WR 16 16 195 5-11 Ohio St. 7/23/1974 4 8 New England Patriots / 1st / 7th pick / 1996
97 Reggie Grimes 24 8 0 300 6-4 Alabama 11/7/1976 Rook 1
91 Bobby Hamilton 29 RDE 16 16 280 6-5 Southern Miss 7/1/1971 4 8
23 Antwan Harris 23 14 0 194 5-9 Virginia 5/29/1977 Rook 2 New England Patriots / 6th / 187th pick / 2000
29 Raymont Harris 30 1 0 226 6-0 Ohio St. 12/23/1970 6 0 Chicago Bears / 4th / 114th pick / 1994
50 Rob Holmberg 29 rilb 16 5 230 6-3 Navy,Penn St. 5/6/1971 6 3 Los Angeles Raiders / 7th / 217th pick / 1994
72 Sale Isaia 28 RG 16 14 320 6-5 UCLA 6/13/1972 4 6
82 Curtis Jackson 27 wr 5 2 190 5-10 Texas 9/22/1973 Rook 0
60 Garrett Johnson 25 nt 8 2 295 6-3 Illinois 12/31/1975 Rook 2
10 Lee Johnson 39 P 16 0 200 6-2 BYU 11/27/1961 15 2 Houston Oilers / 5th / 138th pick / 1985
51 Olrick Johnson 23 12 0 244 6-0 Florida A&M 8/20/1977 1 1
52 Ted Johnson 28 RILB 13 11 253 6-4 Colorado 12/4/1972 5 6 New England Patriots / 2nd / 57th pick / 1995
34 Tebucky Jones 26 FS 15 9 218 6-2 Syracuse 10/6/1974 2 5 New England Patriots / 1st / 22nd pick / 1998
59 Andy Katzenmoyer 23 lb 8 3 255 6-3 Ohio St. 12/2/1977 1 2 New England Patriots / 1st / 28th pick / 1999
70 Adrian Klemm 23 g 5 4 310 6-3 Hawaii 5/21/1977 Rook 2 New England Patriots / 2nd / 46th pick / 2000
68 Max Lane 29 rt 6 5 315 6-6 Navy 2/22/1971 6 2 New England Patriots / 6th / 168th pick / 1994
38 Antonio Langham 28 rcb 15 7 181 6-0 Alabama 7/31/1972 6 4 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 9th pick / 1994
24 Ty Law 26 LCB 15 15 200 5-11 Michigan 2/10/1974 5 7 New England Patriots / 1st / 23rd pick / 1995
55 Willie McGinest 29 LDE 14 14 270 6-5 USC 12/11/1971 6 7 New England Patriots / 1st / 4th pick / 1994
99 Marc Megna 24 4 0 245 6-2 Richmond 7/30/1976 Rook 0 New York Jets / 6th / 183rd pick / 1999
36 Lawyer Milloy 27 SS 16 16 210 6-0 Washington 11/14/1973 4 7 New England Patriots / 2nd / 36th pick / 1996
98 Brandon Mitchell 25 LDE 11 9 290 6-3 Texas A&M 6/19/1975 3 4 New England Patriots / 2nd / 59th pick / 1997
92 David Nugent 23 6 0 300 6-4 Purdue 10/27/1977 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 6th / 201st pick / 2000
35 Patrick Pass 23 fb 5 2 217 5-10 Georgia 12/31/1977 Rook 1 New England Patriots / 7th / 239th pick / 2000
46 Jeff Paulk 24 1 0 240 6-0 Arizona St. 4/26/1976 1 0 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 92nd pick / 1999
66 Lonie Paxton 22 16 0 260 6-2 Sacramento St. 3/13/1978 Rook 1
77 Greg Randall 22 t 12 4 322 6-5 Michigan St. 6/23/1978 Rook 3 New England Patriots / 4th / 127th pick / 2000
21 J.R. Redmond 23 rb 12 5 215 5-11 Arizona St. 9/28/1977 Rook 4 New England Patriots / 3rd / 76th pick / 2000
67 Grey Ruegamer 24 6 0 310 6-4 Arizona St. 6/11/1976 Rook 0 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1999
83 Rod Rutledge 25 TE 16 11 262 6-5 Alabama 8/12/1975 2 1 New England Patriots / 2nd / 54th pick / 1998
31 Kato Serwanga 24 15 0 205 6-0 Sacramento St.,Pacific,California 7/23/1976 1 2
44 Harold Shaw 26 16 0 228 6-0 Southern Miss 9/3/1974 2 0 New England Patriots / 6th / 176th pick / 1998
81 Tony Simmons 26 wr 12 2 210 6-1 Wisconsin 12/8/1974 2 2 New England Patriots / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1998
53 Chris Slade 29 LILB 16 15 245 6-5 Virginia 1/30/1971 7 7 New England Patriots / 2nd / 31st pick / 1993
45 Otis Smith 35 RCB 16 14 198 5-11 Southern,Missouri 10/22/1965 9 6
94 Greg Spires 26 de 16 2 265 6-1 Florida St. 8/12/1974 2 3 New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1998
26 Matt Stevens 27 1 0 205 6-0 Appalachian St. 6/14/1973 4 0 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 87th pick / 1996
95 Henry Thomas 35 nt 16 5 277 6-2 LSU 1/12/1965 13 4 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1987
96 Maugaula Tuitele 22 1 0 255 6-2 Colorado St. 5/26/1978 Rook 0
4 Adam Vinatieri 28 K 16 0 202 6-0 South Dakota St. 12/28/1972 4 3
25 Larry Whigham 28 db 14 4 205 6-2 La-Monroe 6/23/1972 6 2 Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 110th pick / 1994
85 Jermaine Wiggins 25 te 4 2 260 6-2 Marshall,Georgia 1/18/1975 Rook 2
76 Grant Williams 26 RT 15 8 320 6-7 Louisiana Tech 5/10/1974 4 4
65 Damien Woody 23 C 16 16 320 6-3 Boston Col. 11/3/1977 1 7 New England Patriots / 1st / 17th pick / 1999
Team Total 26.4 16 247.6 6-2.0 3.2