New England Patriots


1st AFC East (4-2-0)

Founded: 1960

Stadium: Gillette Stadium

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Game Averages (2017)

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Draft 2017 more
Pick Player
Rd 3, Pick 19 (83) Rivers, Derek DE 
Rd 3, Pick 21 (85) Garcia, Antonio OT 
Rd 4, Pick 25 (131) Wise, Deatrich DE 
Rd 6, Pick 28 (211) McDermott, Conor OT 
Scoreboard more
MetLife Stadium - Wk 6 1 2 3 4 T
New England Patriots 0 14 7 3 24
New York Jets 7 7 0 3 17
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
4 Sun, Oct 01 Carolina 30-33   L
5 Thu, Oct 05 @ Tampa Bay 19-14   W
6 Sun, Oct 15 @ New York Jets 24-17   W
7 Sun, Oct 22 Atlanta 8:30 PM ET
8 Sun, Oct 29 Los Angeles Chargers 1:00 PM ET
9 Bye
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
Tom Brady (QB) Full Pract - --
Stephon Gilmore (CB) Full Pract - --
Dont'a Hightower (LB) Full Pract - --
Matt Slater (WR) Full Pract - --
Regular Season Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Tom Brady 233 153 1959 13
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
Mike Gillislee 79 290 3.7 4
Dion Lewis 30 151 5 2
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
Brandin Cooks 24 472 19.7 2
Rob Gronkowski 26 401 15.4 4
Danny Amendola 26 307 11.8 1
Chris Hogan 24 307 12.8 5
Transactions more
Date Transaction
10/16 Cole Toner (OG) Terminated (Injury Settlement) from Practice Squad (terminated (injury settlement) from practice squad).
10/12 Cole Toner (OG) Practice Squad; Injured (practice squad; injured).
10/12 Alex Carter (CB) Terminated (by Club) from Practice Squad (terminated (by club) from practice squad).
10/9 Taylor Heinicke (QB) Terminated (by Club) from Practice Squad (terminated (by club) from practice squad).
AFC East more
Team W L T Win %
New England 4 2 0 .667
Buffalo 3 2 0 .600
Miami 3 2 0 .600
New York Jets 3 3 0 .500

Head Coach more

Bill Belichick

Regular Season: 241-117

Postseason: 26-10

Experience: 22

Career record: 267-127

Pro Career: Bill Belichick is the only head coach in NFL history to win three Super Bowl championships in a four-year span. In 2007, he became the first NFL head coach to guide his team to a 16-0 regular season.

Belichick was hired by Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft on Jan. 27, 2000 and has directed the Patriots to victories in Super Bowls XXXVI (2001), XXXVIII (2003) and XXXIX (2004).

In 2007, Coach Belichick earned NFL Coach of the Year honors as the Patriots became the fourth team in the league's 88-year history to complete an undefeated regular season and the first to achieve the feat since the NFL increased the number of regular-season games to 16 in 1978. Belichick joined Pro Football Hall of Famers George Halas and Don Shula as the only head coaches to complete undefeated regular seasons. New England's 18 overall victories in 2007 tied the 1985 Chicago Bears and the 1984 San Francisco 49ers for the most in league history. New England became the first team in NFL history and the first major American pro sports team since 1884 to open a season with 18 straight wins. The Patriots set all-time NFL records for points scored (589), touchdowns (75) and point differential (+315) in addition to numerous individual and team records. Of the Patriots' 22 starters in Super Bowl XLII, 21 were acquired since Belichick became head coach in 2000.

Belichick launched his career in 1975 as a special assistant with the Baltimore Colts, then became an assistant special teams coach with Detroit (1976-77) and Denver (1978). In 1979, he joined the New York Giants to begin a 12-season stint. Belichick was named head coach of the Cleveland Browns in 1991, becoming the youngest head coach in the NFL at age 37. By 1994, Belichick returned the Browns to the playoffs, finishing 11-5 and advancing to the second round, while allowing a league-low 204 total points. In 1996, Belichick joined New England and was a key contributor to the team's rebound from a 6-10 season in 1995 to an 11-5 season and the team's first division title in 10 years en route to the Patriots' appearance in Super Bowl XXXI. Belichick then spent three seasons with the Jets from 1997 to 1999, helping New York improve from a 1-15 season in 1996 to reach the AFC Championship Game in 1998.

Background: Belichick was a center/tight end at Wesleyan 1971-74.

Personal: Born April 16, 1952, Nashville.

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Team Profiles

  1. Published: Oct. 15, 2017 at 06:40 p.m.

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady finds tight end Rob Gronkwoski over the middle, who then takes it in for a 33-yard touchdown.

  2. Published: Oct. 15, 2017 at 04:25 p.m.

    The New England Patriots stop the New York Jets on fourth down to win the game.

  3. Published: Oct. 15, 2017 at 03:24 p.m.

    New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty intercepts New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown.

  4. Published: Oct. 15, 2017 at 02:46 p.m.

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady finds tight end Rob Gronkowski for a two-yard touchdown.

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