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2005 New England Patriots

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10-6-0, AFC East Division  · 2005 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.1, Offense: 3.7, Defense: -0.5, SoS: 0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 379 points (23.7/g), 10th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 338 points (21.1/g), 17th.
 Differential of 41 points (2.6/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 9.1-6.9.

Coach: Bill Belichick (10-6-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Eric Mangini
 Other Notable Asst.: Brian Daboll (Wide Receivers), Josh McDaniels (Quarterbacks) and Matt Patricia (Assistant OL Coach)

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* 28 5 16 334 for 530, 4,110 yards, 26 td, 14 int, & 27 rushes for 89 yards and 1 td New England Patriots / 6th / 199th pick / 2000
RB Corey Dillon 31 8 10 209 rushes for 733 yards, 12 td, & 22 catches for 181 yards and 1 td Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1997
WR Deion Branch 26 3 15 78 catches for 998 yards, 5 td New England Patriots / 2nd / 65th pick / 2002
WR David Givens 25 3 10 59 catches for 738 yards, 2 td, & 2 rushes for 13 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 7th / 253rd pick / 2002
TE Christian Fauria 34 10 10 8 catches for 57 yards, 2 td Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 39th pick / 1995
TE Ben Watson 25 1 9 29 catches for 441 yards, 4 td New England Patriots / 1st / 32nd pick / 2004
LT Nick Kaczur 26 Rook 11 New England Patriots / 3rd / 100th pick / 2005
LG Logan Mankins 23 Rook 16 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 32nd pick / 2005
C Dan Koppen 26 2 9 New England Patriots / 5th / 164th pick / 2003
RG Steve Neal 29 3 16
RT Tom Ashworth 28 3 11 1 fumble recovered
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ty Warren 24 2 16 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 13th pick / 2003
NT Vince Wilfork 24 1 16 0.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2004
RDE Richard Seymour*+ 26 4 12 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 6th pick / 2001
LOLB Willie McGinest 34 11 16 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 4th pick / 1994
LILB Tedy Bruschi 32 9 9 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 86th pick / 1996
RILB Mike Vrabel 30 8 16 4.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 91st pick / 1997
RLB Rosevelt Colvin 28 6 11 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 111th pick / 1999
LCB Asante Samuel 24 2 15 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 4th / 120th pick / 2003
RCB Ellis Hobbs 22 Rook 8 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 84th pick / 2005
SS Artrell Hawkins 29 7 4 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1998
FS Eugene Wilson 25 2 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 36th pick / 2003
 Special Teams Starters
K Adam Vinatieri 33 9 0 20 of 25 field goals & 40 of 41 extra points
P Josh Miller 35 9 0 76 punts for a 45.1 average, 1 blocked
PR Tim Dwight 30 7 1 32 punt returns for a 8.5 average and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 114th pick / 1998
KR Bethel Johnson 26 2 1 31 kick returns for a 22.4 average and 0 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)
49 Eric Alexander 23 1 0 230 6-3 LSU 2/8/1982 1 0
68 Tom Ashworth 28 RT 14 11 305 6-6 Colorado 10/10/1977 3 7
95 Tully Banta-Cain 25 13 0 254 6-2 California 8/28/1980 2 1 New England Patriots / 7th / 239th pick / 2003
52 Monty Beisel 27 lilb 15 6 254 6-3 Kansas St. 8/20/1978 4 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 107th pick / 2001
12 Tom Brady* 28 QB 16 16 225 6-4 Michigan 8/3/1977 5 15 New England Patriots / 6th / 199th pick / 2000
83 Deion Branch 26 WR 16 15 193 5-9 Louisville 7/18/1979 3 10 New England Patriots / 2nd / 65th pick / 2002
98 Chad Brown 35 rilb 15 5 245 6-2 Colorado 7/12/1970 12 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 44th pick / 1993
80 Troy Brown 34 wr 13 3 196 5-10 Marshall 7/2/1971 12 5 New England Patriots / 8th / 198th pick / 1993
54 Tedy Bruschi 32 LILB 9 9 247 6-1 Arizona 6/9/1973 9 4 New England Patriots / 3rd / 86th pick / 1996
16 Matt Cassel 23 2 0 230 6-5 USC 5/17/1982 Rook 1 New England Patriots / 7th / 230th pick / 2005
58 Matt Chatham 28 15 0 250 6-4 South Dakota 6/28/1977 5 1
13 Bam Childress 23 1 0 185 5-10 Ohio St. 3/31/1982 Rook 0
34 Mike Cloud 30 6 0 205 5-10 Boston Col. 7/1/1975 6 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 54th pick / 1999
59 Rosevelt Colvin 28 RLB 16 11 250 6-3 Purdue 9/5/1977 6 5 Chicago Bears / 4th / 111th pick / 1999
18 Andre' Davis 26 wr 9 4 195 6-1 Virginia Tech 6/12/1979 3 2 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 47th pick / 2002
51 Don Davis 33 16 0 235 6-1 Kansas 12/17/1972 9 1
28 Corey Dillon 31 RB 12 10 225 6-1 Washington 10/24/1974 8 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1997
86 Tim Dwight 30 PR 16 1 180 5-8 Iowa 7/13/1975 7 3 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 114th pick / 1998
44 Heath Evans 27 fb 6 1 245 6-0 Auburn 12/30/1978 4 2 Seattle Seahawks / 3rd / 82nd pick / 2001
33 Kevin Faulk 29 rb 8 2 202 5-8 LSU 6/5/1976 6 4 New England Patriots / 2nd / 46th pick / 1999
88 Christian Fauria 34 TE 16 10 250 6-4 Colorado 9/22/1971 10 1 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 39th pick / 1995
2 Doug Flutie 43 5 0 180 5-10 Boston Col. 10/23/1962 19 0 Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 285th pick / 1985
25 Arturo Freeman 29 db 2 1 200 6-1 South Carolina 10/27/1976 5 0 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 152nd pick / 2000
21 Randall Gay 23 db 5 2 186 5-11 LSU 5/5/1982 1 1
87 David Givens 25 WR 13 10 212 6-0 Notre Dame 8/16/1980 3 7 New England Patriots / 7th / 253rd pick / 2002
76 Brandon Gorin 27 RT 11 8 308 6-6 Purdue 7/17/1978 2 5 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 201st pick / 2001
82 Daniel Graham 27 TE 11 9 257 6-3 Colorado 11/16/1978 3 2 New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2002
97 Jarvis Green 26 rde 15 5 290 6-3 LSU 1/12/1979 3 3 New England Patriots / 4th / 126th pick / 2002
37 Rodney Harrison 33 db 3 3 220 6-1 West. Illinois 12/15/1972 11 1 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 145th pick / 1994
25 Artrell Hawkins 29 SS 5 4 190 5-10 Cincinnati 11/24/1976 7 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1998
91 Marquise Hill 23 8 0 297 6-6 LSU 8/7/1982 1 0 New England Patriots / 2nd / 63rd pick / 2004
27 Ellis Hobbs 22 RCB 16 8 188 5-9 Iowa St. 5/16/1983 Rook 5 New England Patriots / 3rd / 84th pick / 2005
71 Russ Hochstein 28 c 16 7 305 6-4 Nebraska 10/7/1977 3 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 151st pick / 2001
53 Larry Izzo 31 16 0 228 5-10 Rice 9/26/1974 9 1
81 Bethel Johnson 26 KR 11 1 200 5-11 Texas A&M 2/11/1979 2 1 New England Patriots / 2nd / 45th pick / 2003
77 Nick Kaczur 26 LT 14 11 319 6-4 Toledo 7/28/1979 Rook 7 New England Patriots / 3rd / 100th pick / 2005
90 Dan Klecko 24 10 0 275 5-11 Temple 1/12/1981 2 1 New England Patriots / 4th / 117th pick / 2003
67 Dan Koppen 26 C 9 9 296 6-2 Boston Col. 9/12/1979 2 5 New England Patriots / 5th / 164th pick / 2003
72 Matt Light 27 t 3 3 305 6-4 Purdue 6/23/1978 4 2 New England Patriots / 2nd / 48th pick / 2001
96 Wesly Mallard 27 3 0 230 6-1 Oregon 11/21/1978 3 0 New York Giants / 6th / 188th pick / 2002
70 Logan Mankins 23 LG 16 16 307 6-4 Fresno St. 3/10/1982 Rook 9 New England Patriots / 1st / 32nd pick / 2005
55 Willie McGinest 34 LOLB 16 16 270 6-5 USC 12/11/1971 11 6 New England Patriots / 1st / 4th pick / 1994
8 Josh Miller 35 P 16 0 225 6-4 Arizona 7/14/1970 9 3
64 Gene Mruczkowski 25 7 0 305 6-2 Purdue 6/6/1980 1 1
61 Steve Neal 29 RG 16 16 305 6-4 Cal State-Bakersfield 10/9/1976 3 9
35 Patrick Pass 28 fb 12 4 217 5-10 Georgia 12/31/1977 5 4 New England Patriots / 7th / 239th pick / 2000
66 Lonie Paxton 27 16 0 260 6-2 Sacramento St. 3/13/1978 5 2
38 Tyrone Poole 33 db 1 1 188 5-8 Fort Valley State (GA) 2/3/1972 10 0 Carolina Panthers / 1st / 22nd pick / 1995
32 Hank Poteat 28 db 10 1 192 5-9 Pittsburgh 8/30/1977 5 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 77th pick / 2000
22 Asante Samuel 24 LCB 15 15 185 5-10 Central Florida 1/6/1981 2 6 New England Patriots / 4th / 120th pick / 2003
36 James Sanders 22 db 10 2 207 5-10 Fresno St. 11/11/1983 Rook 2 New England Patriots / 4th / 133rd pick / 2005
30 Chad Scott 31 3 0 205 6-1 Towson St.,Maryland 9/6/1974 8 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 24th pick / 1997
29 Guss Scott 23 db 5 2 205 5-10 Florida 5/21/1982 Rook 1 New England Patriots / 3rd / 95th pick / 2004
93 Richard Seymour*+ 26 RDE 12 12 310 6-6 Georgia 10/6/1979 4 12 New England Patriots / 1st / 6th pick / 2001
23 Duane Starks 31 rcb 7 6 170 5-10 Miami (FL) 5/23/1974 7 2 Baltimore Ravens / 1st / 10th pick / 1998
24 Michael Stone 27 db 13 3 201 6-0 Central State (OH),Memphis 2/13/1978 4 2 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 54th pick / 2001
69 Ross Tucker 26 1 0 316 6-4 Princeton 3/2/1979 4 0
4 Adam Vinatieri 33 K 16 0 202 6-0 South Dakota St. 12/28/1972 9 3
50 Mike Vrabel 30 RILB 16 16 261 6-4 Ohio St. 8/14/1975 8 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 91st pick / 1997
94 Ty Warren 24 LDE 16 16 300 6-5 Texas A&M 2/6/1981 2 7 New England Patriots / 1st / 13th pick / 2003
84 Ben Watson 25 TE 15 9 255 6-3 Duke,Georgia 12/18/1980 1 4 New England Patriots / 1st / 32nd pick / 2004
75 Vince Wilfork 24 NT 16 16 325 6-2 Miami (FL) 11/4/1981 1 7 New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2004
26 Eugene Wilson 25 FS 16 16 195 5-10 Illinois 8/17/1980 2 7 New England Patriots / 2nd / 36th pick / 2003
99 Mike Wright 23 13 0 295 6-4 Ashland,Cincinnati 3/1/1982 Rook 1
74 Billy Yates 25 4 0 305 6-2 Texas A&M 4/15/1980 2 0
31 Amos Zereoue 29 3 0 212 5-8 West Virginia 10/8/1976 6 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 95th pick / 1999
Team Total 27.8 16 241.0 6-1.1 4.6