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14-2-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division  · 2010 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 15.4, Offense: 12.6, Defense: 2.8, SoS: 2.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 518 points (32.4/g), 1st of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 313 points (19.6/g), 8th.
 Differential of 205 points (12.8/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 12.3-3.7.

Coach: Bill Belichick (14-2-0)
 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*+ 33 10 16 324 for 492, 3,900 yards, 36 td, 4 int, & 31 rushes for 30 yards and 1 td New England Patriots / 6th / 199th pick / 2000
RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis 25 2 11 229 rushes for 1,008 yards, 13 td, & 12 catches for 85 yards and 0 td
WR Deion Branch 31 8 9 48 catches for 706 yards, 5 td New England Patriots / 2nd / 65th pick / 2002
WR Brandon Tate 23 1 10 24 catches for 432 yards, 3 td, & 5 rushes for 62 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2009
WR Wes Welker* 29 6 11 86 catches for 848 yards, 7 td
TE Alge Crumpler 33 9 10 6 catches for 52 yards, 2 td Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 35th pick / 2001
TE Rob Gronkowski 21 Rook 11 42 catches for 546 yards, 10 td New England Patriots / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2010
LT Matt Light* 32 9 16 New England Patriots / 2nd / 48th pick / 2001
LG Logan Mankins*+ 28 5 9 New England Patriots / 1st / 32nd pick / 2005
C Dan Koppen 31 7 16 New England Patriots / 5th / 164th pick / 2003
RG Steve Neal 34 8 8
RT Sebastian Vollmer 26 1 16 New England Patriots / 2nd / 58th pick / 2009
 Defensive Starters
LDE Vince Wilfork* 29 6 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2004
NT Gerard Warren 32 9 10 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 3rd pick / 2001
RDE Ron Brace 24 1 5 New England Patriots / 2nd / 40th pick / 2009
LOLB Rob Ninkovich 26 4 10 4.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 5th / 135th pick / 2006
OLB Jermaine Cunningham 22 Rook 11 New England Patriots / 2nd / 53rd pick / 2010
OLB Rob Ninkovich 26 4 10 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 135th pick / 2006
LILB Jerod Mayo*+ 24 2 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 10th pick / 2008
ILB Jerod Mayo*+ 24 2 16 New England Patriots / 1st / 10th pick / 2008
RILB Brandon Spikes 23 Rook 8 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 62nd pick / 2010
ROLB Jermaine Cunningham 22 Rook 11 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 53rd pick / 2010
LCB Devin McCourty* 23 Rook 16 1.0 sacks, 7 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 27th pick / 2010
RCB Kyle Arrington 24 1 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
SS Patrick Chung 23 1 13 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 34th pick / 2009
FS Brandon Meriweather* 26 3 13 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 24th pick / 2007
S Patrick Chung 23 1 13 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 34th pick / 2009
S Brandon Meriweather* 26 3 13 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 1st / 24th pick / 2007
 Special Teams Starters
Shayne Graham 33 9 0
Zoltan Mesko 24 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 5th / 150th pick / 2010
PR Julian Edelman 24 1 3 21 punt returns for a 15.3 average and 1 td New England Patriots / 7th / 232nd pick / 2009
KR Brandon Tate 23 1 10 41 kick returns for a 25.8 average and 2 td New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2009

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
27 Kyle Arrington 24 RCB 16 14 196 5-10 Hofstra 8/12/1986 1 4
95 Tully Banta-Cain 30 lolb 15 6 254 6-2 California 8/28/1980 7 3 New England Patriots / 7th / 239th pick / 2003
97 Ron Brace 24 RDE 13 5 329 6-3 Boston Col. 12/18/1986 1 3 New England Patriots / 2nd / 40th pick / 2009
12 Tom Brady*+ 33 QB 16 16 225 6-4 Michigan 8/3/1977 10 18 New England Patriots / 6th / 199th pick / 2000
84 Deion Branch 31 WR 11 9 193 5-9 Louisville 7/18/1979 8 9 New England Patriots / 2nd / 65th pick / 2002
38 Sergio Brown 22 11 0 210 6-2 Notre Dame 5/22/1988 Rook 1
28 Darius Butler 24 lcb 15 3 180 5-10 Connecticut 3/18/1986 1 2 New England Patriots / 2nd / 41st pick / 2009
29 Tony Carter 24 2 0 177 5-9 Florida St. 5/24/1986 1 0
25 Patrick Chung 23 SS 14 13 207 5-11 Oregon 8/19/1987 1 5 New England Patriots / 2nd / 34th pick / 2009
22 Thomas Clayton 26 1 0 225 5-11 Kansas St. 4/26/1984 Rook 0
66 Landon Cohen 25 dt 2 1 274 6-3 Ohio 6/17/1985 2 0 Detroit Lions / 7th / 216th pick / 2008
63 Daniel Connolly 28 lg 14 13 311 6-4 SE Missouri St. 9/2/1982 5 9
95 Shawn Crable 26 6 0 241 6-5 Michigan 12/26/1984 2 0 New England Patriots / 3rd / 78th pick / 2008
82 Alge Crumpler 33 TE 16 10 262 6-2 North Carolina 12/23/1977 9 1 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 35th pick / 2001
96 Jermaine Cunningham 22 ROLB 15 11 248 6-2 Florida 8/24/1988 Rook 4 New England Patriots / 2nd / 53rd pick / 2010
71 Brandon Deaderick 23 de 10 4 297 6-4 Alabama 8/19/1987 Rook 2 New England Patriots / 7th / 247th pick / 2010
11 Julian Edelman 24 PR 15 3 198 6-0 Kent St. 5/22/1986 1 2 New England Patriots / 7th / 232nd pick / 2009
33 Kevin Faulk 34 rb 2 2 202 5-8 LSU 6/5/1976 11 1 New England Patriots / 2nd / 46th pick / 1999
52 Dane Fletcher 24 13 0 244 6-2 Montana St. 9/14/1986 Rook 1
3 Stephen Gostkowski 26 16 0 200 6-2 Memphis 1/28/1984 4 1 New England Patriots / 4th / 118th pick / 2006
5 Shayne Graham 33 8 0 197 6-0 Virginia Tech 12/9/1977 9 2
42 BenJarvus Green-Ellis 25 RB 16 11 215 5-11 Mississippi 7/2/1985 2 11
87 Rob Gronkowski 21 TE 16 11 265 6-6 Arizona 5/14/1989 Rook 7 New England Patriots / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2010
59 Gary Guyton 25 LILB 16 8 245 6-2 Georgia Tech 11/14/1985 2 5
85 Aaron Hernandez 21 te 14 7 250 6-2 Florida 11/6/1989 Rook 8 New England Patriots / 4th / 113th pick / 2010
8 Brian Hoyer 25 5 0 215 6-3 Michigan St. 10/13/1985 1 0
Jake Ingram 25 8 0 232 6-3 Hawaii 10/23/1985 1 0 New England Patriots / 6th / 198th pick / 2009
Matt Katula 28 8 0 280 6-6 Wisconsin 8/22/1982 5 1
Dan Koppen 31 C 16 16 296 6-2 Boston Col. 9/12/1979 7 11 New England Patriots / 5th / 164th pick / 2003
94 Louis Leonard 26 1 0 325 6-5 Fresno St. 7/16/1984 3 0
Mark LeVoir 28 6 0 306 6-7 Notre Dame 7/29/1982 2 1
Matt Light* 32 LT 16 16 305 6-4 Purdue 6/23/1978 9 14 New England Patriots / 2nd / 48th pick / 2001
74 Kyle Love 24 nt 9 1 301 6-1 Mississippi St. 11/18/1986 Rook 1
Logan Mankins*+ 28 LG 9 9 307 6-4 Fresno St. 3/10/1982 5 11 New England Patriots / 1st / 32nd pick / 2005
51 Jerod Mayo*+ 24 ILB 16 16 230 6-2 Tennessee 2/23/1986 2 14 New England Patriots / 1st / 10th pick / 2008
32 Devin McCourty* 23 LCB 16 16 186 5-10 Rutgers 8/13/1987 Rook 11 New England Patriots / 1st / 27th pick / 2010
31 Brandon Meriweather* 26 FS 16 13 195 5-11 Miami (FL) 1/14/1984 3 6 New England Patriots / 1st / 24th pick / 2007
14 Zoltan Mesko 24 16 0 234 6-4 Michigan 3/16/1986 Rook 2 New England Patriots / 5th / 150th pick / 2010
98 Eric Moore 29 de 4 3 255 6-4 Florida St. 2/28/1981 5 2 New York Giants / 6th / 186th pick / 2005
34 Sammy Morris 33 16 0 220 6-0 Texas Tech 3/23/1977 10 2 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 156th pick / 2000
81 Randy Moss 33 wr 4 3 215 6-4 Marshall 2/13/1977 12 2 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 21st pick / 1998
0 Marques Murrell 25 1 0 234 6-2 Appalachian St. 3/20/1985 3 0
61 Steve Neal 34 RG 8 8 305 6-4 Cal State-Bakersfield 10/9/1976 8 5
50 Rob Ninkovich 26 LOLB 16 10 251 6-3 Purdue 2/1/1984 4 5 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 135th pick / 2006
Rich Ohrnberger 24 2 0 291 6-2 Penn St. 2/14/1986 1 0 New England Patriots / 4th / 123rd pick / 2009
Quinn Ojinnaka 26 8 0 309 6-5 Syracuse 4/23/1984 4 1 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 139th pick / 2006
44 Jarrad Page 26 db 10 1 220 6-2 UCLA 10/19/1984 4 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 228th pick / 2006
17 Taylor Price 23 1 0 204 6-0 Ohio 10/8/1987 Rook 1 New England Patriots / 3rd / 90th pick / 2010
91 Myron Pryor 24 dt 9 2 310 6-1 Kentucky 6/13/1986 1 1 New England Patriots / 6th / 207th pick / 2009
36 James Sanders 27 SS 15 9 207 5-10 Fresno St. 11/11/1983 5 4 New England Patriots / 4th / 133rd pick / 2005
18 Matt Slater 25 15 0 198 6-0 UCLA 9/9/1985 2 0 New England Patriots / 5th / 153rd pick / 2008
55 Brandon Spikes 23 RILB 12 8 250 6-3 Florida 9/3/1987 Rook 4 New England Patriots / 2nd / 62nd pick / 2010
19 Brandon Tate 23 KR 16 10 195 6-1 North Carolina 10/5/1987 1 8 New England Patriots / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2009
21 Fred Taylor 34 7 0 234 6-1 Florida 1/27/1976 12 2 Jacksonville Jaguars / 1st / 9th pick / 1998
Sebastian Vollmer 26 RT 16 16 315 6-8 Houston 7/10/1984 1 17 New England Patriots / 2nd / 58th pick / 2009
92 Gerard Warren 32 NT 16 10 325 6-4 Florida 7/25/1978 9 4 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 3rd pick / 2001
94 Ty Warren 29 1 0 300 6-5 Texas A&M 2/6/1981 7 0 New England Patriots / 1st / 13th pick / 2003
83 Wes Welker* 29 WR 16 11 190 5-9 Texas Tech 5/1/1981 6 11
Ryan Wendell 24 rg 15 2 275 6-2 Fresno St. 3/4/1986 1 3
58 Tracy White 29 16 0 230 6-0 Howard 4/14/1981 7 1
75 Vince Wilfork* 29 LDE 16 16 325 6-2 Miami (FL) 11/4/1981 6 11 New England Patriots / 1st / 21st pick / 2004
24 Jonathan Wilhite 26 db 9 1 183 5-9 Auburn 2/23/1984 2 1 New England Patriots / 4th / 129th pick / 2008
39 Danny Woodhead 25 rb 14 3 200 5-9 Chadron St. 1/25/1985 1 10
49 Pierre Woods 28 2 0 249 6-5 Michigan 1/6/1982 4 0
99 Mike Wright 28 rde 10 5 295 6-4 Ashland,Cincinnati 3/1/1982 5 3
Team Total 26.7 16 246.8 6-1.8 3.6