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2007 New England Patriots

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16-0-0, AFC East Division  · 2007 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 20.1, Offense: 15.9, Defense: 4.2, SoS: 0.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 589 points (36.8/g), 1st of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 274 points (17.1/g), 4th.
 Differential of 315 points (19.7/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 13.8-2.2.

Coach: Bill Belichick (16-0-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Josh McDaniels
 Defensive Coordinator: Dean Pees
 Other Notable Asst.: Matt Patricia (Linebackers)

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*+ 30 7 16 398 for 578, 4,806 yards, 50 td, 8 int, & 37 rushes for 98 yards and 2 td New England Patriots / 6th / 199th pick / 2000
RB Kevin Faulk 31 8 8 62 rushes for 265 yards, 0 td, & 47 catches for 383 yards and 1 td New England Patriots / 2nd / 46th pick / 1999
WR Randy Moss*+ 30 9 16 98 catches for 1,493 yards, 23 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 21st pick / 1998
WR Donte' Stallworth 27 5 9 46 catches for 697 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 12 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 1st / 13th pick / 2002
WR Wes Welker 26 3 13 112 catches for 1,175 yards, 8 td, & 4 rushes for 34 yards and 0 td
TE Kyle Brady 35 12 9 9 catches for 70 yards, 2 td New York Jets / 1st / 9th pick / 1995
LT Matt Light*+ 29 6 16 New England Patriots / 2nd / 48th pick / 2001
LG Logan Mankins* 25 2 16 New England Patriots / 1st / 32nd pick / 2005
C Dan Koppen* 28 4 15 New England Patriots / 5th / 164th pick / 2003
RG Steve Neal 31 5 8
RT Nick Kaczur 28 2 15 New England Patriots / 3rd / 100th pick / 2005
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ty Warren 26 4 16 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 13th pick / 2003
NT Vince Wilfork* 26 3 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2004
RDE Jarvis Green 28 5 10 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 4th / 126th pick / 2002
LOLB Mike Vrabel*+ 32 10 15 12.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 91st pick / 1997
LILB Adalius Thomas 30 7 15 6.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Ravens / 6th / 186th pick / 2000
RILB Tedy Bruschi 34 11 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 86th pick / 1996
ROLB Rosevelt Colvin 30 8 10 4.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 111th pick / 1999
LCB Asante Samuel*+ 26 4 14 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 4th / 120th pick / 2003
RCB Ellis Hobbs 24 2 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 84th pick / 2005
SS Rodney Harrison 35 13 11 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 5th / 145th pick / 1994
FS James Sanders 24 2 15 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 4th / 133rd pick / 2005
 Special Teams Starters
K Stephen Gostkowski 23 1 0 21 of 24 field goals & 74 of 74 extra points New England Patriots / 4th / 118th pick / 2006
P Chris Hanson 31 8 0 44 punts for a 41.4 average, 1 blocked
PR Wes Welker 26 3 13 25 punt returns for a 10.0 average and 0 td
KR Ellis Hobbs 24 2 16 35 kick returns for a 26.0 average and 1 td New England Patriots / 3rd / 84th pick / 2005

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
52 Eric Alexander 25 12 0 230 6-3 LSU 2/8/1982 3 1
23 Willie Andrews 24 15 0 182 5-9 Baylor 11/2/1983 1 2 New England Patriots / 7th / 229th pick / 2006
32 Rashad Baker 25 8 0 198 5-10 Tennessee 2/22/1982 3 0
88 Kyle Brady 35 TE 14 9 278 6-6 Penn St. 1/14/1972 12 1 New York Jets / 1st / 9th pick / 1995
12 Tom Brady*+ 30 QB 16 16 225 6-4 Michigan 8/3/1977 7 24 New England Patriots / 6th / 199th pick / 2000
65 Wesley Britt 26 t 4 1 314 6-8 Alabama 11/21/1981 1 1 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 164th pick / 2005
98 Chad Brown 37 2 0 245 6-2 Colorado 7/12/1970 14 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 44th pick / 1993
80 Troy Brown 36 1 0 196 5-10 Marshall 7/2/1971 14 0 New England Patriots / 8th / 198th pick / 1993
54 Tedy Bruschi 34 RILB 16 16 247 6-1 Arizona 6/9/1973 11 7 New England Patriots / 3rd / 86th pick / 1996
16 Matt Cassel 25 6 0 230 6-5 USC 5/17/1982 2 0 New England Patriots / 7th / 230th pick / 2005
59 Rosevelt Colvin 30 ROLB 11 10 250 6-3 Purdue 9/5/1977 8 5 Chicago Bears / 4th / 111th pick / 1999
38 Kyle Eckel 26 12 0 237 5-11 Navy 12/30/1981 Rook 1
44 Heath Evans 29 fb 16 1 245 6-0 Auburn 12/30/1978 6 2 Seattle Seahawks / 3rd / 82nd pick / 2001
33 Kevin Faulk 31 RB 16 8 202 5-8 LSU 6/5/1976 8 8 New England Patriots / 2nd / 46th pick / 1999
10 Jabar Gaffney 27 wr 16 7 205 6-1 Florida 12/1/1980 5 6 Houston Texans / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2002
21 Randall Gay 25 db 16 3 186 5-11 LSU 5/5/1982 3 3
3 Stephen Gostkowski 23 K 16 0 200 6-2 Memphis 1/28/1984 1 3 New England Patriots / 4th / 118th pick / 2006
97 Jarvis Green 28 RDE 16 10 290 6-3 LSU 1/12/1979 5 6 New England Patriots / 4th / 126th pick / 2002
7 Matt Gutierrez 23 5 0 235 6-4 Idaho St. 6/9/1984 Rook 0
6 Chris Hanson 31 P 16 0 223 6-2 Marshall 10/25/1976 8 2
37 Rodney Harrison 35 SS 12 11 220 6-1 West. Illinois 12/15/1972 13 4 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 145th pick / 1994
27 Ellis Hobbs 24 KR 16 16 188 5-9 Iowa St. 5/16/1983 2 7 New England Patriots / 3rd / 84th pick / 2005
71 Russ Hochstein 30 RG 16 8 305 6-4 Nebraska 10/7/1977 5 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 5th / 151st pick / 2001
53 Larry Izzo 33 16 0 228 5-10 Rice 9/26/1974 11 1
17 Chad Jackson 22 2 0 205 6-1 Florida 3/6/1985 1 0 New England Patriots / 2nd / 36th pick / 2006
29 Eddie Jackson 27 3 0 190 6-0 Arkansas 12/19/1980 3 0
77 Nick Kaczur 28 RT 15 15 319 6-4 Toledo 7/28/1979 2 10 New England Patriots / 3rd / 100th pick / 2005
67 Dan Koppen* 28 C 15 15 296 6-2 Boston Col. 9/12/1979 4 16 New England Patriots / 5th / 164th pick / 2003
72 Matt Light*+ 29 LT 16 16 305 6-4 Purdue 6/23/1978 6 20 New England Patriots / 2nd / 48th pick / 2001
70 Logan Mankins* 25 LG 16 16 307 6-4 Fresno St. 3/10/1982 2 17 New England Patriots / 1st / 32nd pick / 2005
39 Laurence Maroney 22 rb 13 6 210 5-11 Minnesota 2/5/1985 1 10 New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2006
46 Corey Mays 24 1 0 245 6-1 Notre Dame 11/27/1983 1 0
31 Brandon Meriweather 23 16 0 195 5-11 Miami (FL) 1/14/1984 Rook 1 New England Patriots / 1st / 24th pick / 2007
24 Mel Mitchell 28 10 0 220 6-1 West. Kentucky 2/10/1979 5 1 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 150th pick / 2002
95 Rashad Moore 28 1 0 324 6-3 Tennessee 3/16/1979 4 0 Seattle Seahawks / 6th / 183rd pick / 2003
34 Sammy Morris 30 rb 6 2 220 6-0 Texas Tech 3/23/1977 7 4 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 156th pick / 2000
81 Randy Moss*+ 30 WR 16 16 215 6-4 Marshall 2/13/1977 9 20 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 21st pick / 1998
61 Steve Neal 31 RG 8 8 305 6-4 Cal State-Bakersfield 10/9/1976 5 5
68 Ryan O'Callaghan 24 t 15 1 345 6-6 California 7/19/1983 1 2 New England Patriots / 5th / 136th pick / 2006
66 Lonie Paxton 29 16 0 260 6-2 Sacramento St. 3/13/1978 7 2
82 Marcellus Rivers 29 3 0 250 6-4 Oklahoma St. 10/26/1978 6 0
22 Asante Samuel*+ 26 LCB 16 14 185 5-10 Central Florida 1/6/1981 4 15 New England Patriots / 4th / 120th pick / 2003
36 James Sanders 24 FS 15 15 207 5-10 Fresno St. 11/11/1983 2 6 New England Patriots / 4th / 133rd pick / 2005
55 Junior Seau 38 lb 16 4 250 6-3 USC 1/19/1969 17 4 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 1990
93 Richard Seymour 28 RDE 9 8 310 6-6 Georgia 10/6/1979 6 4 New England Patriots / 1st / 6th pick / 2001
90 Le Kevin Smith 25 13 0 310 6-1 Nebraska 7/21/1982 1 1 New England Patriots / 6th / 206th pick / 2006
82 Stephen Spach 25 3 0 250 6-4 Fresno St. 7/18/1982 2 0
28 Antwain Spann 24 1 0 190 6-0 La-Lafayette 2/22/1983 1 0
18 Donte' Stallworth 27 WR 16 9 197 6-0 Tennessee 11/10/1980 5 9 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 13th pick / 2002
96 Adalius Thomas 30 LILB 16 15 270 6-2 Southern Miss 8/18/1977 7 8 Baltimore Ravens / 6th / 186th pick / 2000
86 David Thomas 24 2 0 240 6-3 Texas 7/5/1983 1 0 New England Patriots / 3rd / 86th pick / 2006
92 Santonio Thomas 26 4 0 305 6-4 Miami (FL) 7/2/1981 Rook 0
41 Raymond Ventrone 21 2 0 200 5-10 Villanova 10/22/1986 Rook 0
50 Mike Vrabel*+ 32 LOLB 16 15 261 6-4 Ohio St. 8/14/1975 10 14 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 91st pick / 1997
94 Ty Warren 26 LDE 16 16 300 6-5 Texas A&M 2/6/1981 4 8 New England Patriots / 1st / 13th pick / 2003
15 Kelley Washington 28 14 0 218 6-3 Tennessee 8/21/1979 4 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 65th pick / 2003
84 Ben Watson 27 TE 12 8 255 6-3 Duke,Georgia 12/18/1980 3 5 New England Patriots / 1st / 32nd pick / 2004
83 Wes Welker 26 PR 16 13 190 5-9 Texas Tech 5/1/1981 3 16
75 Vince Wilfork* 26 NT 16 16 325 6-2 Miami (FL) 11/4/1981 3 13 New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2004
26 Eugene Wilson 27 fs 11 6 195 5-10 Illinois 8/17/1980 4 3 New England Patriots / 2nd / 36th pick / 2003
58 Pierre Woods 25 16 0 249 6-5 Michigan 1/6/1982 1 1
99 Mike Wright 25 dt 9 1 295 6-4 Ashland,Cincinnati 3/1/1982 2 1
74 Billy Yates 27 g 7 1 305 6-2 Texas A&M 4/15/1980 4 1
Team Total 27.6 16 245.7 6-1.7 4.6