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2009 New England Patriots

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10-6-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 2009 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 11.2, Offense: 6.7, Defense: 4.5, SoS: 2.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 427 points (26.7/g), 6th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 285 points (17.8/g), 5th.
 Differential of 142 points (8.9/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 11.6-4.4.

Coach: Bill Belichick (10-6-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Dean Pees
 Other Notable Asst.: Matt Patricia (Linebackers)

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Tom Brady* 32 9 16 371 for 565, 4,398 yards, 28 td, 13 int, & 29 rushes for 44 yards and 1 td New England Patriots / 6th / 199th pick / 2000
RB Kevin Faulk 33 10 7 62 rushes for 335 yards, 2 td, & 37 catches for 301 yards and 1 td New England Patriots / 2nd / 46th pick / 1999
WR Randy Moss 32 11 16 83 catches for 1,264 yards, 13 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 21st pick / 1998
WR Wes Welker*+ 28 5 13 123 catches for 1,348 yards, 4 td, & 5 rushes for 36 yards and 0 td
TE Ben Watson 29 5 7 29 catches for 404 yards, 5 td New England Patriots / 1st / 32nd pick / 2004
LT Matt Light 31 8 11 New England Patriots / 2nd / 48th pick / 2001
LG Logan Mankins* 27 4 16 New England Patriots / 1st / 32nd pick / 2005
C Dan Koppen 30 6 16 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 5th / 164th pick / 2003
RG Steve Neal 33 7 12
RT Nick Kaczur 30 4 13 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 100th pick / 2005
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ty Warren 28 6 12 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 13th pick / 2003
NT Vince Wilfork* 28 5 13 New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2004
RDE Jarvis Green 30 7 12 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 4th / 126th pick / 2002
LOLB Tully Banta-Cain 29 6 10 10.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 7th / 239th pick / 2003
LILB Jerod Mayo 23 1 12 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 10th pick / 2008
RILB Gary Guyton 24 1 16 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
ROLB Adalius Thomas 32 9 11 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Baltimore Ravens / 6th / 186th pick / 2000
LCB Shawn Springs 34 12 8 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 3rd pick / 1997
RCB Leigh Bodden 28 6 14 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
SS Brandon Meriweather* 25 2 16 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 24th pick / 2007
FS Brandon McGowan 26 4 11 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Stephen Gostkowski 25 3 0 26 of 31 field goals & 47 of 47 extra points New England Patriots / 4th / 118th pick / 2006
P Chris Hanson 33 10 0 56 punts for a 39.7 average, 1 blocked
PR Wes Welker*+ 28 5 13 27 punt returns for a 12.5 average and 0 td
KR Laurence Maroney 24 3 5 13 kick returns for a 21.5 average and 0 td New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2006

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
62 Titus Adams 26 2 0 305 6-3 Nebraska 1/28/1983 Rook 0 New York Jets / 7th / 220th pick / 2006
88 Sam Aiken 29 wr 14 7 204 6-2 North Carolina 12/14/1980 6 3 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 127th pick / 2003
52 Eric Alexander 27 14 0 230 6-3 LSU 2/8/1982 5 1
27 Kyle Arrington 23 8 0 196 5-10 Hofstra 8/12/1986 Rook 1
86 Chris Baker 30 te 16 7 258 6-3 Michigan St. 11/18/1979 7 1 New York Jets / 3rd / 88th pick / 2002
95 Tully Banta-Cain 29 LOLB 16 10 254 6-2 California 8/28/1980 6 6 New England Patriots / 7th / 239th pick / 2003
23 Leigh Bodden 28 RCB 15 14 195 6-1 Duquesne 9/24/1981 6 8
92 Ron Brace 23 dt 9 2 329 6-3 Boston Col. 12/18/1986 Rook 2 New England Patriots / 2nd / 40th pick / 2009
12 Tom Brady* 32 QB 16 16 225 6-4 Michigan 8/3/1977 9 16 New England Patriots / 6th / 199th pick / 2000
55 Derrick Burgess 31 rdt 16 6 266 6-2 Mississippi 8/12/1978 8 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 63rd pick / 2001
28 Darius Butler 23 lcb 14 5 180 5-10 Connecticut 3/18/1986 Rook 4 New England Patriots / 2nd / 41st pick / 2009
25 Patrick Chung 22 db 16 1 207 5-11 Oregon 8/19/1987 Rook 2 New England Patriots / 2nd / 34th pick / 2009
63 Daniel Connolly 27 g 14 4 311 6-4 SE Missouri St. 9/2/1982 4 3
11 Julian Edelman 23 wr 11 7 198 6-0 Kent St. 5/22/1986 Rook 4 New England Patriots / 7th / 232nd pick / 2009
33 Kevin Faulk 33 RB 15 7 202 5-8 LSU 6/5/1976 10 6 New England Patriots / 2nd / 46th pick / 1999
13 Joey Galloway 38 wr 3 2 197 5-11 Ohio St. 11/20/1971 14 1 Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 8th pick / 1995
3 Stephen Gostkowski 25 K 16 0 200 6-2 Memphis 1/28/1984 3 4 New England Patriots / 4th / 118th pick / 2006
97 Jarvis Green 30 RDE 13 12 290 6-3 LSU 1/12/1979 7 6 New England Patriots / 4th / 126th pick / 2002
42 BenJarvus Green-Ellis 24 12 0 215 5-11 Mississippi 7/2/1985 1 1
59 Gary Guyton 24 RILB 16 16 245 6-2 Georgia Tech 11/14/1985 1 9
6 Chris Hanson 33 P 16 0 223 6-2 Marshall 10/25/1976 10 1
8 Brian Hoyer 24 5 0 215 6-3 Michigan St. 10/13/1985 Rook 1
47 Jake Ingram 24 16 0 232 6-3 Hawaii 10/23/1985 Rook 1 New England Patriots / 6th / 198th pick / 2009
77 Nick Kaczur 30 RT 14 13 319 6-4 Toledo 7/28/1979 4 8 New England Patriots / 3rd / 100th pick / 2005
67 Dan Koppen 30 C 16 16 296 6-2 Boston Col. 9/12/1979 6 10 New England Patriots / 5th / 164th pick / 2003
64 Mark LeVoir 27 10 0 306 6-7 Notre Dame 7/29/1982 1 1
Matt Light 31 LT 11 11 305 6-4 Purdue 6/23/1978 8 7 New England Patriots / 2nd / 48th pick / 2001
38 Bret Lockett 23 10 0 210 6-1 UCLA 10/7/1986 Rook 1
70 Logan Mankins* 27 LG 16 16 307 6-4 Fresno St. 3/10/1982 4 16 New England Patriots / 1st / 32nd pick / 2005
39 Laurence Maroney 24 KR 15 5 210 5-11 Minnesota 2/5/1985 3 7 New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2006
Michael Matthews 26 4 0 270 6-4 Georgia Tech 10/9/1983 2 0
51 Jerod Mayo 23 LILB 13 12 230 6-2 Tennessee 2/23/1986 1 7 New England Patriots / 1st / 10th pick / 2008
30 Brandon McGowan 26 FS 16 11 200 5-11 Maine 9/16/1983 4 5
31 Brandon Meriweather* 25 SS 16 16 195 5-11 Miami (FL) 1/14/1984 2 10 New England Patriots / 1st / 24th pick / 2007
34 Sammy Morris 32 rb 12 5 220 6-0 Texas Tech 3/23/1977 9 4 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 156th pick / 2000
81 Randy Moss 32 WR 16 16 215 6-4 Marshall 2/13/1977 11 13 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 21st pick / 1998
Steve Neal 33 RG 12 12 305 6-4 Cal State-Bakersfield 10/9/1976 7 7
50 Rob Ninkovich 25 15 0 251 6-3 Purdue 2/1/1984 3 2 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 135th pick / 2006
Rich Ohrnberger 23 3 0 291 6-2 Penn St. 2/14/1986 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 4th / 123rd pick / 2009
91 Myron Pryor 23 13 0 310 6-1 Kentucky 6/13/1986 Rook 2 New England Patriots / 6th / 207th pick / 2009
36 James Sanders 26 fs 14 5 207 5-10 Fresno St. 11/11/1983 4 3 New England Patriots / 4th / 133rd pick / 2005
74 Terdell Sands 30 1 0 337 6-7 Tennessee,Tenn-Chattanooga 10/31/1979 6 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 243rd pick / 2001
55 Junior Seau 40 7 0 250 6-3 USC 1/19/1969 19 1 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 1990
Kendall Simmons 30 1 0 313 6-3 Auburn 3/11/1979 7 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 30th pick / 2002
18 Matt Slater 24 14 0 198 6-0 UCLA 9/9/1985 1 0 New England Patriots / 5th / 153rd pick / 2008
29 Shawn Springs 34 LCB 12 8 204 6-0 Ohio St. 3/11/1975 12 4 Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 3rd pick / 1997
9 Isaiah Stanback 25 qb 6 2 216 6-3 Washington 8/16/1984 2 0 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 103rd pick / 2007
19 Brandon Tate 22 wr 2 1 195 6-1 North Carolina 10/5/1987 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2009
21 Fred Taylor 33 rb 6 1 234 6-1 Florida 1/27/1976 11 2 Jacksonville Jaguars / 1st / 9th pick / 1998
96 Adalius Thomas 32 ROLB 14 11 270 6-2 Southern Miss 8/18/1977 9 6 Baltimore Ravens / 6th / 186th pick / 2000
Sebastian Vollmer 25 LT 14 8 315 6-8 Houston 7/10/1984 Rook 5 New England Patriots / 2nd / 58th pick / 2009
94 Ty Warren 28 LDE 13 12 300 6-5 Texas A&M 2/6/1981 6 7 New England Patriots / 1st / 13th pick / 2003
84 Ben Watson 29 TE 16 7 255 6-3 Duke,Georgia 12/18/1980 5 4 New England Patriots / 1st / 32nd pick / 2004
83 Wes Welker*+ 28 PR 14 13 190 5-9 Texas Tech 5/1/1981 5 14
Ryan Wendell 23 2 0 275 6-2 Fresno St. 3/4/1986 Rook 0
22 Terrence Wheatley 24 5 0 187 5-10 Colorado 5/5/1985 1 0 New England Patriots / 2nd / 62nd pick / 2008
75 Vince Wilfork* 28 NT 13 13 325 6-2 Miami (FL) 11/4/1981 5 10 New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2004
24 Jonathan Wilhite 25 LCB 14 8 183 5-9 Auburn 2/23/1984 1 4 New England Patriots / 4th / 129th pick / 2008
58 Pierre Woods 27 lb 16 5 249 6-5 Michigan 1/6/1982 3 3
99 Mike Wright 27 DT 16 9 295 6-4 Ashland,Cincinnati 3/1/1982 4 6
Team Total 27.5 16 246.9 6-1.8 4.4