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2003 New England Patriots

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14-2-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 2003 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.9, Offense: 2.1, Defense: 4.9, SoS: 0.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 348 points (21.8/g), 12th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 238 points (14.9/g), 1st.
 Differential of 110 points (6.9/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 11.4-4.6.

Coach: Bill Belichick (14-2-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Charlie Weis
 Defensive Coordinator: Romeo Crennel
 Other Notable Asst.: Brian Daboll (Wide Receivers), Jeff Davidson (Offensive Line/Tight Ends), Eric Mangini (Defensive Backs) and Josh McDaniels (Coaching Assistant)

Stadium: Gillette Stadium
 Training Camp: Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Massachusetts)


Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Tom Brady 26 3 16 317 for 527, 3,620 yards, 23 td, 12 int, & 42 rushes for 63 yards and 1 td New England Patriots / 6th / 199th pick / 2000
RB Kevin Faulk 27 4 8 178 rushes for 638 yards, 0 td, & 48 catches for 440 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 2nd / 46th pick / 1999
WR Deion Branch 24 1 12 57 catches for 803 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 11 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 2nd / 65th pick / 2002
WR Troy Brown 32 10 10 40 catches for 472 yards, 4 td, & 6 rushes for 27 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 8th / 198th pick / 1993
TE Christian Fauria 32 8 12 28 catches for 285 yards, 2 td Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 39th pick / 1995
TE Daniel Graham 25 1 9 38 catches for 409 yards, 4 td New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2002
LT Matt Light 25 2 16 New England Patriots / 2nd / 48th pick / 2001
LG Damien Woody 26 4 14 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 17th pick / 1999
C Dan Koppen 24 Rook 15 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 5th / 164th pick / 2003
RG Joe Andruzzi 28 5 16 1 fumble recovered
RT Tom Ashworth 26 1 13
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bobby Hamilton 32 7 16
LDT Ted Washington 35 12 10 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1991
RDT Richard Seymour*+ 24 2 14 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 6th pick / 2001
RDE Willie McGinest* 32 9 11 5.5 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 4th pick / 1994
LLB Roman Phifer 35 12 15 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1991
MLB Tedy Bruschi 30 7 16 2.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 86th pick / 1996
RLB Mike Vrabel 28 6 9 9.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 91st pick / 1997
LCB Ty Law*+ 29 8 15 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 23rd pick / 1995
RCB Tyrone Poole 31 8 16 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Carolina Panthers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1995
SS Rodney Harrison+ 31 9 16 3.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 5th / 145th pick / 1994
FS Eugene Wilson 23 Rook 15 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 36th pick / 2003
 Special Teams Starters
K Adam Vinatieri 31 7 0 25 of 34 field goals & 37 of 38 extra points
P Ken Walter 31 6 0 76 punts for a 37.7 average, 1 blocked
PR Troy Brown 32 10 10 29 punt returns for a 10.1 average and 0 td New England Patriots / 8th / 198th pick / 1993
KR Bethel Johnson 24 Rook 5 30 kick returns for a 28.2 average and 1 td New England Patriots / 2nd / 45th pick / 2003

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
34 Chris Akins 27 12 0 200 5-11 Arkansas,Ark-Pine Bluff 11/29/1976 4 1 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 212th pick / 1999
63 Joe Andruzzi 28 RG 16 16 312 6-3 Southern Connecticut St. 8/23/1975 5 8
68 Tom Ashworth 26 RT 16 13 305 6-6 Colorado 10/10/1977 1 7
48 Tully Banta-Cain 23 9 0 254 6-2 California 8/28/1980 Rook 1 New England Patriots / 7th / 239th pick / 2003
8 Brooks Barnard 24 1 0 188 6-2 Maryland 11/4/1979 Rook 0
84 Fred Baxter 32 12 0 268 6-3 Auburn 6/14/1971 10 0 New York Jets / 5th / 115th pick / 1993
12 Tom Brady 26 QB 16 16 225 6-4 Michigan 8/3/1977 3 11 New England Patriots / 6th / 199th pick / 2000
83 Deion Branch 24 WR 15 12 193 5-9 Louisville 7/18/1979 1 7 New England Patriots / 2nd / 65th pick / 2002
80 Troy Brown 32 PR 12 10 196 5-10 Marshall 7/2/1971 10 4 New England Patriots / 8th / 198th pick / 1993
60 Wilbert Brown 26 1 0 320 6-2 Houston 5/9/1977 4 0
54 Tedy Bruschi 30 MLB 16 16 247 6-1 Arizona 6/9/1973 7 15 New England Patriots / 3rd / 86th pick / 1996
31 Larry Centers 35 fb 9 3 225 6-0 S.F. Austin 6/1/1968 13 1 Phoenix Cardinals / 5th / 115th pick / 1990
58 Matt Chatham 26 lb 16 4 250 6-4 South Dakota 6/28/1977 3 4
30 Je'Rod Cherry 30 11 0 210 6-1 California 5/30/1973 7 1 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 40th pick / 1996
21 Mike Cloud 28 rb 5 1 205 5-10 Boston Col. 7/1/1975 4 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 54th pick / 1999
59 Rosevelt Colvin 26 lb 2 2 250 6-3 Purdue 9/5/1977 4 1 Chicago Bears / 4th / 111th pick / 1999
77 Mike Compton 33 g 2 2 310 6-6 West Virginia 9/18/1970 10 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 68th pick / 1993
6 Rohan Davey 25 1 0 245 6-2 LSU 4/14/1978 1 0 New England Patriots / 4th / 117th pick / 2002
51 Don Davis 31 15 0 235 6-1 Kansas 12/17/1972 7 1
33 Kevin Faulk 27 RB 15 8 202 5-8 LSU 6/5/1976 4 8 New England Patriots / 2nd / 46th pick / 1999
88 Christian Fauria 32 TE 16 12 250 6-4 Colorado 9/22/1971 8 2 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 39th pick / 1995
87 David Givens 23 wr 13 5 212 6-0 Notre Dame 8/16/1980 1 4 New England Patriots / 7th / 253rd pick / 2002
76 Brandon Gorin 25 6 0 308 6-6 Purdue 7/17/1978 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 201st pick / 2001
82 Daniel Graham 25 TE 14 9 257 6-3 Colorado 11/16/1978 1 4 New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2002
97 Jarvis Green 24 rde 16 7 290 6-3 LSU 1/12/1979 1 4 New England Patriots / 4th / 126th pick / 2002
91 Bobby Hamilton 32 LDE 16 16 280 6-5 Southern Miss 7/1/1971 7 8
23 Antwan Harris 26 db 13 1 194 5-9 Virginia 5/29/1977 3 1 New England Patriots / 6th / 187th pick / 2000
37 Rodney Harrison+ 31 SS 16 16 220 6-1 West. Illinois 12/15/1972 9 14 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 145th pick / 1994
71 Russ Hochstein 26 c 14 1 305 6-4 Nebraska 10/7/1977 1 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 151st pick / 2001
19 Damon Huard 30 2 0 215 6-3 Washington 7/9/1973 5 0
53 Larry Izzo 29 16 0 228 5-10 Rice 9/26/1974 7 2
81 Bethel Johnson 24 KR 15 5 200 5-11 Texas A&M 2/11/1979 Rook 3 New England Patriots / 2nd / 45th pick / 2003
52 Ted Johnson 31 lb 8 2 253 6-4 Colorado 12/4/1972 8 2 New England Patriots / 2nd / 57th pick / 1995
46 Brian Kinchen 38 2 0 240 6-2 LSU 8/6/1965 15 0 Miami Dolphins / 12th / 320th pick / 1988
90 Dan Klecko 22 dt 13 1 275 5-11 Temple 1/12/1981 Rook 2 New England Patriots / 4th / 117th pick / 2003
70 Adrian Klemm 26 g 3 3 310 6-3 Hawaii 5/21/1977 3 1 New England Patriots / 2nd / 46th pick / 2000
67 Dan Koppen 24 C 16 15 296 6-2 Boston Col. 9/12/1979 Rook 7 New England Patriots / 5th / 164th pick / 2003
24 Ty Law*+ 29 LCB 15 15 200 5-11 Michigan 2/10/1974 8 17 New England Patriots / 1st / 23rd pick / 1995
72 Matt Light 25 LT 16 16 305 6-4 Purdue 6/23/1978 2 8 New England Patriots / 2nd / 48th pick / 2001
96 Rick Lyle 32 de 8 1 285 6-5 Missouri 2/26/1971 9 1
39 Shawn Mayer 24 9 0 202 6-0 Penn St. 3/4/1979 Rook 1
44 Fred McCrary 31 fb 6 3 247 6-0 Mississippi St. 9/19/1972 8 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 208th pick / 1995
49 Sean McDermott 27 1 0 250 6-4 Kansas 12/5/1976 2 0
55 Willie McGinest* 32 RDE 14 11 270 6-5 USC 12/11/1971 9 11 New England Patriots / 1st / 4th pick / 1994
29 Aric Morris 26 4 0 210 5-10 Michigan St. 7/22/1977 3 0 Tennessee Titans / 5th / 135th pick / 2000
35 Patrick Pass 26 fb 13 1 217 5-10 Georgia 12/31/1977 3 0 New England Patriots / 7th / 239th pick / 2000
86 David Patten 29 wr 6 5 190 5-10 West. Carolina 8/19/1974 6 1
66 Lonie Paxton 25 13 0 260 6-2 Sacramento St. 3/13/1978 3 1
95 Roman Phifer 35 LLB 16 15 248 6-2 UCLA 3/5/1968 12 8 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 31st pick / 1991
98 Anthony Pleasant 35 7 0 280 6-5 Tennessee St. 1/27/1968 13 1 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1990
38 Tyrone Poole 31 RCB 16 16 188 5-8 Fort Valley State (GA) 2/3/1972 8 7 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1995
22 Asante Samuel 22 db 16 1 185 5-10 Central Florida 1/6/1981 Rook 2 New England Patriots / 4th / 120th pick / 2003
93 Richard Seymour*+ 24 RDT 15 14 310 6-6 Georgia 10/6/1979 2 16 New England Patriots / 1st / 6th pick / 2001
32 Antowain Smith 31 rb 13 6 232 6-2 Houston 3/14/1972 6 5 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 23rd pick / 1997
85 J.J. Stokes 31 2 0 218 6-4 UCLA 10/6/1972 8 0 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 10th pick / 1995
4 Adam Vinatieri 31 K 16 0 202 6-0 South Dakota St. 12/28/1972 7 1
50 Mike Vrabel 28 RLB 13 9 261 6-4 Ohio St. 8/14/1975 6 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 91st pick / 1997
13 Ken Walter 31 P 15 0 207 6-1 Kent St. 8/15/1972 6 0
17 Dedric Ward 29 4 0 187 5-9 Northern Iowa 9/29/1974 6 1 New York Jets / 3rd / 88th pick / 1997
94 Ty Warren 22 de 16 4 300 6-5 Texas A&M 2/6/1981 Rook 3 New England Patriots / 1st / 13th pick / 2003
92 Ted Washington 35 LDT 10 10 365 6-5 Louisville 4/13/1968 12 6 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1991
26 Eugene Wilson 23 FS 16 15 195 5-10 Illinois 8/17/1980 Rook 7 New England Patriots / 2nd / 36th pick / 2003
65 Damien Woody 26 LG 14 14 320 6-3 Boston Col. 11/3/1977 4 7 New England Patriots / 1st / 17th pick / 1999
Team Total 28.0 16 246.1 6-1.6 4.9