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1971 New England Patriots (NFL) 3rd place American Football Conference Eastern Division 6-8-0 .429
Head Coach: Johnny Mazur
Offensive LineBruce Beatty
Defensive Coordinator/Defensive LineDick Evans
Defensive BacksTom Fletcher
LinebackersJohn Meyer
Defensive Coordinator/Defensive BacksSam Rutigliano
ReceiversJerry Stoltz
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun8/8/1971AMinnesota Vikings10-17LMinneapolis, MNMemorial Stadium31813
Sun8/15/1971HNew York Giants20-14WFoxborough, MASchaefer Stadium60423
Sun8/22/1971ABuffalo Bills14-28LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium31610
Sun8/29/1971HLos Angeles Rams21-31LFoxborough, MASchaefer Stadium53271
Sun9/5/1971HAtlanta Falcons35-45LFoxborough, MASchaefer Stadium48631
Fri9/10/1971NNew York Jets9-38LMemphis, TNMemorial Stadium28082
Sun9/19/1971HOakland Raiders20-6WFoxborough, MASchaefer Stadium55405
Sun9/26/1971HDetroit Lions7-34LFoxborough, MASchaefer Stadium61057
Sun10/3/1971HBaltimore Colts3-23LFoxborough, MASchaefer Stadium61232
Sun10/10/1971HNew York Jets20-0WFoxborough, MASchaefer Stadium61357
Sun10/17/1971AMiami Dolphins3-41LMiami, FLOrange Bowl58822
Sun10/24/1971ADallas Cowboys21-44LIrving, TXTexas Stadium65708
Sun10/31/1971ASan Francisco 49ers10-27LSan Francisco, CACandlestick Park45092
Sun11/7/1971HHouston Oilers28-20WFoxborough, MASchaefer Stadium53155
Sun11/14/1971HBuffalo Bills38-33WFoxborough, MASchaefer Stadium57446
Sun11/21/1971ACleveland Browns7-27LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium65238
Sun11/28/1971ABuffalo Bills20-27LBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium27166
Sun12/5/1971HMiami Dolphins34-13WFoxborough, MASchaefer Stadium61457
Sun12/12/1971ANew York Jets6-13LNew York, NYShea Stadium63175
Sun12/19/1971ABaltimore Colts21-17WBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium57942
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
85Julius AdamsRDT6'326223Texas Southern1411
76/65Houston AntwineRDT6'026532Southern Illinois33
73Bill AtessisDE6'324022Texas50
82Tom BeerTE6'423227Detroit Mercy; Houston148
88Ron BergerLDT-RDE6'827828Wayne State (Michigan)147
27Randy BeverlyLCB5'1118927Trinidad State JC; Colorado State81
45Hubie BryantWR5'1016825Minnesota112
41Larry CarwellLCB6'118927Iowa State1412
50Jim CheyunskiMLB6'122326Syracuse1414
22Phil ClarkDB6'220726Northwestern20
53Dennis ColemanLB6'322523Mississippi90
10Eric CrabtreeWR5'1118627Pittsburgh64
51Randy EdmundsLB6'222325Georgia Tech140
37Ron GardinWR5'1118027Cameron JC; Arizona80
30Carl GarrettRB5'1120924New Mexico Highlands1414
24Bob GladieuxRB5'1119024Notre Dame140
7Charlie GogolakK5'1016527Princeton140
62Halvor HagenLOG6'524924Shoreline JC; Weber State1414
75Mike HaggertyOT6'424526Miami (Florida)130
25Rickie HarrisLS-RS-RCB6'018228East Los Angeles JC; Arizona1410
21Tommy JanikRS-P6'319831Texas A&M; Texas A&M-Kingsville142
57Steve KinerRLB6'021924Tennessee1414
87Ike LassiterLDE6'527031St. Augustine's1412
32Odell LawsonRB6'221823Langston21
67Bill LenkaitisROG-C6'326025Penn State142
40Jack MaitlandRB6'121023Williams140
43Irvin MalloryDB6'119622Virginia Union20
71Art MayRDE-LDE6'324523Tuskegee115
64Mike MontlerLOT6'426027Colorado1414
56Jon MorrisC6'424729Holy Cross1413
86Roland MossTE6'321525Toledo146
35Jim NanceRB6'124129Syracuse1313
77Tom NevilleROT6'425228Mississippi State1414
44Johnny OutlawRCB5'1016026Jackson State1414
52Ed PhilpottLLB6'324026Miami (Ohio)134
16Jim PlunkettQB6'220724Stanford1414
54Kenny PriceLB6'122021Iowa10
39Perry PruettLCB6'119022North Texas111
76Dave RoweLDT-RDT6'627426Penn State149
33Reggie RuckerWR6'219024Boston University50
60Len St. JeanROG6'124430Northern Michigan1413
26Clarence ScottLS6'220427Morgan State54
34Ron SellersWR6'419524Florida State108
13Al SykesWR6'316024Florida A&M41
18Randy VatahaWR5'1017323Golden West JC; Stanford1413
42Don WebbRS-LS5'1019632Iowa State1212
66Ed WeisacoskyLLB6'022327Miami (Florida)1410
70Denny WirgowskiRDE6'525724Purdue99
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Jim Plunkett11QBStanford
Julius Adams227DTTexas Southern
Tim Kelly5105LBNotre Dame
Dave Hardt6131TEKentucky
Josh Ashton9209RBTulsa
Layne McDowell10235TIowa
Dan Schneiss11261TENebraska
John Rodman12287TNorthwestern
Lewis Swain13313DBAlabama A&M
Al Sykes14339WRFlorida A&M
Nick McGarry15365TEMassachusetts
Jim Zikmund16391DBNebraska-Kearney
Ronald Leigh17417DEElizabeth City State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals41646964
Opponents Totals821055484
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals1908594117219836.467657
Opponents Totals237106111208120838.960559
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Charlie Gogolak02828100.0122157.1064
Randy Vataha90000054
Jim Nance50000030
Tom Beer30000018
Ron Sellers30000018
Carl Garrett20000012
Roland Moss20000012
Hubie Bryant1000006
Larry Carwell1000006
Eric Crabtree1000006
Jack Maitland1000006
Johnny Outlaw1000006
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals29282996.6122157.10238
Opponents Totals35343597.1273675.00325
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Charlie Gogolak122157.11/11/36/73/71/3
Team Totals122157.11/11/36/73/71/3
Opponents Totals273675.08/94/55/69/141/2
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Carl Garrett1817844.3381
Jim Nance1294633.650t5
Jim Plunkett452104.7160
Bob Gladieux371754.7310
Jack Maitland13251.961
Eric Crabtree2115.5180
Odell Lawson881.060
Hubie Bryant410.310
Tom Neville0-8-8L0
Team Totals41916694.050t7
Opponents Totals48119184.056t14
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Jim Plunkett32815848.215421586.613.788t195.8164.936319183968.6
Bob Gladieux2150.014824.048.04800.000.0004895.8
Team Totals33015948.215522066.713.988t195.8164.836319188769.1
Opponents Totals35017048.616524036.914.174t164.6154.325249215468.5
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Randy Vataha5187217.188t9
Carl Garrett2226512.080t1
Jim Nance18955.3120
Ron Sellers1422215.9493
Hubie Bryant1421215.1481
Tom Beer1219115.931t3
Roland Moss912413.820t1
Eric Crabtree912013.331t1
Bob Gladieux66010.0250
Reggie Rucker22412.0190
Al Sykes11515.0150
Jack Maitland166.060
Team Totals159220613.988t19
Opponents Totals170240314.174t16
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Larry Carwell57214.453t1
Steve Kiner4256.3140
Johnny Outlaw38929.760t1
Randy Beverly2199.5190
Jim Cheyunski12424.0240
Team Totals1522915.360t2
Opponents Totals161579.825t1
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Tommy Janik87324937.3580279
Team Totals87324937.3580279
Opponents Totals66256438.8641181
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Hubie Bryant101242.4160
Carl Garrett8212415.5500
Rickie Harris51193.890
Ron Gardin45143.550
Bob Gladieux4800.000
Team Totals31171815.8500
Opponents Totals36142797.868t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ron Gardin1432122.9340
Carl Garrett2453822.4370
Hubie Bryant1025225.2450
Bob Gladieux68514.2200
Odell Lawson24723.5250
Reggie Rucker24522.5210
Jack Maitland24020.0210
Irvin Mallory11919.0190
Halvor Hagen177.070
Tommy Janik100.000
Don Webb100.000
Team Totals64135421.2450
Opponents Totals49142729.194t1
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Tom Beer0001100
Ron Berger0001100
Hubie Bryant110100
Randy Edmunds0001100
Ron Gardin200000
Carl Garrett810100
Bob Gladieux301100
Rickie Harris111200
Tommy Janik110100
Steve Kiner101120
Jack Maitland0012300
Mike Montler0010100
Jon Morris1000-280
Jim Nance210100
Tom Neville0001100
Johnny Outlaw0001100
Ed Philpott0001100
Jim Plunkett600000
Al Sykes0010100
Don Webb0001100
Denny Wirgowski0002200
Team Totals261881422-260
Opponents Totals35142016362
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