List of New England Patriots players

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This is a list of New England Patriots/Boston Patriots players who appeared on the active roster during the regular season. It does not include players who have only appeared on the roster during preseason. The history of New England Patriots began in 1960, with the formation of the American Football League. Then known as the Boston Patriots, the team's first draft pick was Ron Burton. They have had four members inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Nineteen players are members of the New England Patriots Hall of Fame, and seven of those have had their numbers retired.

Current roster[edit]

New England Patriots roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists
  • Currently vacant


Rookies in italics
Roster updated August 5, 2015
Depth ChartTransactions

89 Active, 0 Inactive

AFC rostersNFC rosters

Players by position[edit]

Player, All Star Game or Pro Bowl Award winner[1] Member of the New England Patriots Hall of Fame Member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Offense[edit]

Quarterback[edit]

Former
Name Years played Awards and honors
Don Allard 1962
Jay Barker 1995
Michael Bishop 2000
Drew Bledsoe 1993–2001 Pro Bowl (1994, 1996, 1997, 2002)
2× All-Pro (1994, 1996)
2x AFC Champion (1996, 2001)
Super Bowl champion (XXXVI)
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (2011)
Bob Bleier[2] 1987
Tom Brady 2000–present 2× AP NFL MVP (2007, 2010)
9× Pro Bowl (2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
3× First-team All-Pro (2007, 2010, 2012)
Second-team All-Pro (2005)
6× AFC Champion (2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2014)
4× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLIX)
3× Super Bowl MVP (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XLIX)
Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year (2005)
Sporting News Sportsman of the Year (2004, 2007)
AP Male Athlete of the Year (2007)
23× AFC Offensive Player of the Week (All-Time Record)
2× AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2007, 2010)
3× AFC Offensive Player of the Year (2007, 2010, 2011)
NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2009)
New England Patriots All-time leader (Passing touchdowns, Passing yards)
NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
Jeff Carlson 1992
Matt Cassel 2005–2008 Pro Bowl (2010)
AFC Champion (2007)
Matt Cavanaugh 1978–1982 2x NFC Champion (1984, 1990)
2× Super Bowl champion (XIX, XXV)
Jim "King" Corcoran 1968
Rohan Davey 2002–2004 2x AFC Champion (2003, 2004)
2× Super Bowl champion (XXXVIII, XXXIX)
Tom Dimitroff 1960
Brian Dowling 1972–1973
Tony Eason 1983–1989 AFC Champion (1985)
Tom Flick 1982
Doug Flutie 1987–1989,
2005
Pro Bowl (1998)
AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year (1998)
PFWA NFL Comeback Player of the Year (1998)
John Friesz 1999–2000
Neil Graff 1974–1975
Tom Greene[3] 1960
Steve Grogan 1975–1990 Most seasons on the New England Patriots (16)
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (1995)
1994 Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
AFC Champion (1985)
Matt Gutierrez 2007–2009
Kim Hammond 1969-1970
Tom Hodson 1990–1992
Brian Hoyer 2009-2012 AFC Champion (2011)
Damon Huard 2002–2003 2x AFC Champion (2001, 2003)
2× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII)
Ed Block Courage Award (2008)
John Huarte 1966–1967
Joe Kapp 1970 Pro Bowl (1969)
Mike Kerrigan 1983–1984
Kliff Kingsbury 2003
Ray Lucas 1996–1997 AFC Champion (1996)
Hugh Millen 1991–1992
Jim Miller 2004
Kevin O'Connell 2008–2009
Tom Owen 1976,
1978-1979,
1981
Babe Parilli[4] 1961–1967 3x AFL All-Star (1963, 1964, 1966)
All Star Game MVP (1966)
AFL Comeback Player of the Year (1966)
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (1993)
New England Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
Jim Plunkett 1971–1975 UPI Rookie of the Year (1971)
Pro Football Weekly NFL Comeback Player of the Year (1980)
2x AFC Champion (1980, 1983)
2× Super Bowl champion (XV, XVIII)
Super Bowl MVP (XV)
Tom Ramsey 1985–1988 AFC Champion (1985)
Lee Saltz 1992
Scott Secules 1993
Tom Sherman 1968–1969
Dick Shiner 1973–1974
Butch Songin 1960–1961
Mike Taliaferro 1968–1970 AFL All-Star (1969)
Vinny Testaverde 2006 2× Pro Bowl (1996, 1998)
All-Pro (1998)
Don Trull 1967–1969
Jay Walker 1994
Harvey White 1960
Todd Whitten[2] 1987
Eddie Wilson[5] 1965 AFL champion (1962)
Marc Wilson 1989–1990 2x AFC Champion (1980, 1983)
2× Super Bowl champion (XV, XVIII)
Tom Yewcic 1961–1966 Boston Patriots 1960s All-Decade Team
Scott Zolak 1992–1998 AFC Champion (1996)

Running back[edit]

Includes player listed as "running back", "halfback", and "fullback".

Former
Name Years played Awards and honors
Rabih Abdullah 2004
George Adams 1990–1991
Marvin Allen 1988–1991
Terry Allen 1999 Pro Bowl (1996)
Second Team All-Pro (1996)
All NFC (1994, 1995, 1996)
Bobby Anderson 1975
Josh Ashton 1972–1974
Teddy Bailey 1969
Kantroy Barber 1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Joe Bellino[6] 1965–1967
Frank Bianchini[2] 1987
Sid Blanks 1969–1970 AFL All-Star (1964)
Andre Bowden 1994-1995
Ron Burton 1960–1965
Marion Butts 1994 2x Pro Bowl (1990, 1991)
Keith Byars 1996–1997 All Pro (1990)
Pro Bowl (1993)
AFC Champion (1996)
Don Calhoun 1975–1981
Bob Cappadona 1966–1967 Patriots Rookie of the Year (1966)
Allen Carter 1975–1976
Tony Carter 1998–2000
Larry Centers 2003 3x Pro Bowl (1995, 1996, 2001)
All Pro (1996)
Super Bowl champion (XXXVIII)
Dick Christy 1960 AFL All Star (1962)
Allan Clark 1979–1980
Mike Cloud 2003,
2005
Super Bowl champion (XXXVIII)
Cedric Cobbs 2004 Super Bowl champion (XXXIX)
Tony Collins 1981–1987 Pro Bowl (1983)
AFC Champion (1985)
Larry Cowan 1982
Jim Crawford 1960–1964
Corey Croom 1993–1995
Jake Crouthamel 1960
Harry Crump 1963
Derrick Cullors 1997–1998
Sam Cunningham 1973–1982 Pro Bowl (1978)
1994 Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
All-time Patriots rushing leader, yardage
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (2010)
Elgin Davis 1987–1988
Corey Dillon 2004–2006 4× Pro Bowl (1999, 2000, 2001, 2004)
Super Bowl champion (XXXIX)
10,000 Rushing Yards Club
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
Doug Dressler 1975
Reggie Dupard 1986–1989
Marc Edwards 2001–2002
Robert Edwards 1998
Patrick Egu 1989
Jerry Ellison 1999
Kevin Faulk 1999-2011 5× AFC champion
3× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX)
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
Vagas Ferguson 1980–1982
Chris Floyd 1998–2000
Chuck Foreman 1980 5x Pro Bowl (1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977)
4x All Pro (1974, 1975, 1976, 1977)
NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1973)
3x NFC Champion (1973, 1974, 1976)
Sporting News NFC Player of the Year (1974)
UPI NFC Player of the Year (1976)
Ike Forte 1976–1977
R. C. Gamble 1968–1969
Carl Garrett 1969–1972 AFL Rookie of the Year (1969)
AFL All Star (1969)
Super Bowl Champion (XI)
J. D. Garrett 1964–1967
Larry Garron 1960–1968 4x AFL All Star (1961, 1963, 1964, 1967)
New England Patriots All 1960's Team
Sam Gash 1992–1997 2x Pro Bowl (1998, 1999)
2x All Pro (1998, 1999)
Super Bowl Champion (XXXV)
2x AFC Champion (1996, 2000)
Ed Block Courage Award (1996)
Paul Gipson 1973
Bob Gladieux 1969–1970,
1971-1972[7]
Noe Gonzalez 1974
Rupert Grant 1995-1996 AFC Champion (1996)
David Green 1995
Marrio Grier 1996–1997 AFC Champion (1996)
Bruce Hansen 1987
Raymont Harris 2000
Greg Hawthorne[8] 1984–1986 AFC Champion (1985)
Mack Herron 1973–1975
Ivy Joe Hunter 1991
Horace Ivory 1977–1980
Craig James 1984–1988 AFC Champion (1985)
Pro Bowl (1986)
Ed Jenkins 1974
Andy Johnson 1974–1981 New England Patriots All-1970's Team
Ellis Johnson[9] 1965–1966
Joe Johnson 1960-1961
Preston Johnson 1968
Claude King 1962
Anthony Landry 1990
Bill Larson 1960
Jamie Lawson 1990
Odell Lawson 1970–1971
Michael LeBlanc 1987
Burnie Legette 1993–1994
Bobby Leo[10] 1967–1968
Walt Livingston 1960
Scott Lockwood 1992–1993
Billy Lott 1961–1963
Jack Maitland 1971–1972 Super Bowl Champion (V)
Laurence Maroney 2006-2009 AFC champion (2007)
Curtis Martin 1995–1997 5× Pro Bowl (1995, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2004)
5× All-Pro (1995, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2004)
2× AFC Rushing Leader (1995, 2004)
Led NFL in rushing yards in 2004 with 1,697
Oldest player to win a rushing title in NFL history (age 31)
NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1995)
AFC Champion (1996)
PFWA Offensive Rookie of the Year (1995)
Ed Block Courage Award (2001)
Bart Starr Man Of The Year (2006)
Pro Football Hall of Fame (2012)
AFC Champion (1996)
Henry Matthews 1972
James McAlister 1978
Bob McCall 1973
Fred McCrary 2003 Super Bowl champion (XXXVIII)
Chuck McSwain[2] 1987
Leon McQuay 1975
Dave Meggett 1995–1997 2x Pro Bowl (1989, 1996)
3x All Pro (1989, 1990, 1996)
NFC Champion (1990)
Super Bowl Champion (XXV)
AFC Champion (1996)
1988 Walter Payton Award
New England Patriots All-1990s Team
Alan Miller 1960 AFL All Star (1961)
Jamie Morris 1990
Jim Nance 1965–1971 1966 American Football League MVP
AFL All-Star (1966, 1967)
New England Patriots All-1960s Team
Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (2009)
Tom Neumann 1963
Don Overton 1990
Patrick Pass 2000-2006, 2009 3× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX)
Jeff Paulk 2000
George Peoples 1983
Bob Perryman 1987–1990
Jess Phillips 1976–1977
Ray Ratkowski 1961
Eddie Ray 1970
J. R. Redmond 2000–2002 Super Bowl champion (XXXVI)
Bo Robinson[11] 1984
Leonard Russell 1991–1993 1991 Offensive Rookie of the Year
Gerhard Schwedes 1960–1961
Harold Shaw 1999–2000
Sedrick Shaw 1997–1998
Antowain Smith 2001–2003 2× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII)
John Stephens 1988–1992 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1988)
Pro Bowl (1988)
John Tarver 1972–1974
Mosi Tatupu 1978–1990 New England Patriots All-1970s Team
New England Patriots All-1980s Team
Pro Bowl (1986)
All Pro (1986)
AFC Champion (1985)
Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
Fred Taylor 2009-2010 Pro Bowl (2007)
All-Pro (2007)
Ed Block Courage Award (2002)
FedEx Ground Player of the Year (2007)
10,000 Rushing Yards Club
Greg Taylor 1982
Blair Thomas 1994
Gene Thomas 1968
Leroy Thompson 1994
Kevin Turner 1992–1994 Ed Block Courage Award (1996)
Mark van Eeghen 1982–1983 2x Super Bowl champion (XI), (XV)
Jon Vaughn 1991–1992 1992 NFL Kickoff return average champion
Lamont Warren 1999
Robert Weathers 1982–1986 AFC Champion (1985)
Claxton Welch 1973 Super Bowl champion (VI)
Billy Wells 1960 Pro Bowl (1954)
Mel West 1961
Jon Williams 1984
Joe Wilson 1974
George Wonsley 1989
Carl Woods[2] 1987
Amos Zereoue 2005

Wide receiver[edit]

Former
Name Years played Awards and honors
Sam Aiken 2008-2009
Glenn Antrum 1989
Aaron Bailey 2000
Melvin Baker 1975
Mike Benson 1987
Morris Bradshaw 1982
Deion Branch 2002–2005, 2010-2012 2× Super Bowl champion (XXXVIII, XXXIX)
2005 Super Bowl MVP (XXXIX)
Vincent Brisby 1993–1999 AFC Champion (1996)
Marlin Briscoe 1976
Preston Brown 1980,
1982
Troy Brown 1993–2007 Pro Bowl (2005)
All-Iron Award (2002)
AFC Champion (1996)
3× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX)
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
All-time Patriots receiving leader, receptions (557)
All-time Patriots punt returns leader, 252 returns for 2,625 yards and 3 touchdowns
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (2012)
Hubie Bryant 1971–1972
Matt Bumgardner 2000
Steve Burks 1975–1977
Reche Caldwell 2006
Chris Calloway 2000
Gino Cappelletti[12] 1960–1970 5x AFL All-Star (1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966)
American Football League MVP (1964)
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (1992)
1971 Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
1994 Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
All-time leading scorer, AFL
One of 3 players to play in every AFL game
Brian Carey[2] 1987
Rob Carpenter 1991
Wayne Coffey[2] 1987
Jim Colclough 1960–1968 AFL All-Star (1962)
1971 Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
Fred Coleman 2001–2002
Pat Coleman 1990
Austin Collie 2013
Eric Crabtree 1971
Ray Crittenden 1993–1994
André Davis 2005
Shockmain Davis 2000
Tim Dwight 2005
Hart Lee Dykes 1989–1990
Henry Ellard 1998
Elbert Ellis 1994
Bert Emanuel 2001
Mike Farr 1993
Ricky Feacher 1976
Sean Foster 1991
Charley Frazier 1969–1970
Irving Fryar 1984–1992 5× Pro Bowl (1985, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997)
2× All-Pro (1985, 1994)
AFC Champion (1985)
Doug Gabriel 2006
Dennis Gadbois 1987–1988
Tony Gaiter 1997, 2000
Ron Gardin 1971
Joey Galloway 2009
David Givens 2002–2005
Terry Glenn 1996–2001 UPI Rookie of the Year (1996)
Pro Bowl (2000)
AFC Champion (1996)
Art Graham 1963–1968 1971 Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
Hason Graham 1995–1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Millard Hamilton 1991
Tony Hamler 2000
Ronnie Harris 1993–1994
Steve Hawkins 1994
Donald Hayes 2002
Eddie Hinton 1974
Curtis Jackson 2000–2001
Harold Jackson 1978–1981
1987
5× Pro Bowl selection (1969, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977)
All-Pro 1st Team (1973)
All-NFC 1st Team (1972, 1973, 1977)
Ray Jarvis 1979
Shawn Jefferson 1996–1999 AFC Champion (1996)
Dietrich Jells 1996–1997 AFC Champion (1996)
Ed Jenkins 1974
Bethel Johnson 2003–2005
Chad Johnson 2011
Charles Johnson 2001
Cedric Jones 1982–1990 AFC Champion (1985)
Kevin Kasper 2004
Gayle Knief 1970
Anthony Ladd 1998
Bill Lafreniere 1987
Kevin Lee 1995
Larry Linne[2] 1987
Brandon Lloyd 2012 Pro Bowl (2010)
All-Pro (2010)
Aaron Marsh 1968–1969
Al Marshall 1974
Sammy Martin 1988–1991
Reggie McGee 1991
Greg McMurtry 1990–1993
Will Moore 1995–1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Sean Morey 1999
Stanley Morgan 1977–1989 4× Pro Bowl selection (1979, 1980, 1986, 1987)
2× All-Pro selection (1980, 1986)
New England Patriots All-1970s Team
AFC Champion (1985)
New England Patriots All-1980s Team
New England Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
All-time Patriots receiving leader, yardage
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (2007)
Randy Moss 2007-2010 AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1998)
PFWA Offensive Rookie of the Year (1998)
NFL Alumni Wide Receiver of the Year (1998)
7× Pro Bowl (1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2009)
5× All-Pro (1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007)
Pro Bowl MVP (1999)
NFC Player of the Year (2003)
AFC Champion (2007)
NFC Champion (2012)
PFWA Comeback Player of the Year (2007)
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
4× NFL Receiving Touchdowns Leader (1998, 2000, 2003, 2007)
NFL record most TD receptions in one season (23)
NFL record most TD receptions in one season by a rookie (17)
Bill Murphy 1968
Mike Murphy 1991
David Patten 2001–2004
Carlos Pennywell 1978–1981
Clay Pickering 1987
Lovett Purnell 1996–1998
Bill Rademacher 1969–1970
Tom Reynolds 1972
Tom Richardson 1969–1970
Reggie Rucker 1971–1974
P. K. Sam 2004
Bill Schroeder 1995
Steve Schubert 1974
Ron Sellers 1969–1971
Tony Simmons 1998–2000
Matthew Slater 2008–present 2× Pro Bowl (2011, 2012)
2× All-Pro (2011, 2012)
Torrance Small 2001
Al Snyder 1964
Donte Stallworth 2007-2009, 2012
Walter Stanley 1992
Stephen Starring 1983–1987 AFC Champion (1985)
Darryl Stingley 1973–1977 Ten Outstanding Young Americans from US Jaycees in 1981
J. J. Stokes 2003
Eric Stolberg 1971
Joe Sweet 1974
Al Sykes 1971
Gene Taylor 1991
Kitrick Taylor 1989
Michael Timpson 1989–1994
Kenneth Toler 1981–1982
Bake Turner 1970
Randy Vataha 1971–1976
Dedric Ward 2003
Clarence Weathers 1983–1984
Wes Welker 2007-2012 5× Pro Bowl (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
4× All-Pro (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011)
3× NFL receptions leader (2007 (tied), 2009, 2011)
AFC receiving yards leader (2011)
Ed Block Courage Award (2007, 2010)
3× AFC Champion (2007, 2011, 2013)
Mosi Tatupu Award (2003)
New England Patriots 12th Player Award (2007)
Pop Warner Inspiration to Youth Award (2008)
Longest reception in NFL history (tied, 99 yards)
Don Westbrook 1977–1981
Derwin Williams 1985–1987 AFC Champion (1985)
Martinez Williams 2000
Darryal Wilson 1983
Elmo Wright 1975

Tight end[edit]

Includes players listed as "end" and "tight end"

Former
Name Years played Awards and honors
Bob Adams[13] 1973–1974
Jack Atchason 1960
Mike Bartrum 1996–1999 AFC Champion (1996)
Greg Baty 1986–1987
Fred Baxter 2002–2003
Tom Beer[14] 1970–1972
Joe Biscaha 1960
Eric Bjornson 2000
Barry Brown[15] 1969–1970
John Burke 1994–1997 AFC Champion (1996)
Al Chandler 1976–1977,
1978
1979[16]
Cameron Cleeland 2002
Ben Coates 1991–1999 5× Pro Bowl selection (1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998)
2× Associated Press First-team All-Pro selection (1994, 1995)
1× Associated Press Second-team All-Pro selection (1998)
Super Bowl champion (XXXV)
NFL 1990s All-Decade Team
New England Patriots All-1990s Team
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (2008)
Marv Cook 1989–1993 2x Pro Bowl (1991, 1992)
Alge Crumpler 2010
Bill Dawson[17] 1965
Lin Dawson 1981–1990 AFC Champion (1985)
Chris Eitzmann 2000
Christian Fauria 2002–2005
Todd Frain[2] 1987
Russ Francis 1975–1980,
1987-1988
3x Pro Bowl (1976, 1977, 1978)
1994 Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
Paul Francisco 1994
Arnold Franklin[2] 1987
David Frisch 1995
Chris Gannon 1991-1992
Daniel Graham 2002–2006
Jerry Green 1960
Rich Griffith 1993
Rob Gronkowski 2010–present 3× Pro Bowl (2011, 2012, 2014)
3× All-Pro (2011, 2012, 2014)
AFC Champion (2011)
Most TD receptions by a tight end, season (17 in 2011)
Most receiving yards by a tight end, season (1,327 in 2011)
AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2014)
PFWA NFL Comeback Player of the Year 2014)
Super Bowl champion (XLIX)
Don Hasselbeck 1977–1983
Aaron Hernandez 2010-2012 Pro Bowl (2011)
Ken Herock[18] 1969
Joe Johnson 1960–1961
Steve Johnson 1988
Bill Kimber 1961
Brian Kinchen 2003
Oscar Lofton 1960
Mike Long 1960
Sean McDermott 2003
Roland Moss 1971
Zeke Mowatt 1990
Bobby Nichols 1967–1968
Lovett Purnell 1996–1998 AFC Champion (1996)
Derrick Ramsey 1983–1985 AFC Champion (1985)
Tony Romeo 1962–1967
Rod Rutledge 1998–2001
Willie Scott 1986–1988
Eric Sievers 1989–1990
Dave Stachelski 2000
Thomas Stephens[19] 1960–1964
Rob Tardio 2000
Benjamin Watson 2004-2009
Jed Weaver 2004
Jim Whalen 1965–1969 1971 Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
Jermaine Wiggins 2000–2001
Brian Williams 1982
Brooks Williams 1983
Bob Windsor 1972–1975

Tackle[edit]

Former
Name Years played Awards and honors
Bruce Armstrong 1987–2000 Most games started for the New England Patriots (212)
6x Pro Bowl (1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997)
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (2001)
1994 Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
AFC Champion (1996)
Tom Ashworth 2002–2005
Rich Baldinger 1993
Jim Boudreaux[20] 1966–1968
Scott Bowles 1992
Freddie Childress 1991
Stan Clayton 1990-1991
Bobby Cross[21] 1960
Jerry DeLucca[22] 1960–1961,
1963-1964
Tony Discenzo 1960
David Douglas[23] 1989–1990
Ed Ellis 1997–1999
Paul Feldhausen 1968
Tom Funchess 1968–1970
Allen Gallaher 1974
Chris Gambol[24] 1990
Milt Graham[25] 1961–1963
Leon Gray 1973–1978 1976, 1978 Pro Bowls
Brandon Gorin 2003–2005
Mike Haggerty 1971
Darryl Haley 1982–1986
Pat Harlow 1991–1995
Al Hauser[26] 1960
Brian Holloway[27] 1981–1986 Pro Bowl (1983, 1984, 1985)
AFC Champion (1985)
Damien Johnson[28] 1990
Ezell Jones 1969–1970
Todd Jones 1993
Shelby Jordan 1975–1982
Dick Klein 1961–1962 AFL All-Star (1962)
Adrian Klemm 2000–2004
Max Lane 1994–2000 AFC Champion (1996)
Matt Light 2001-2011 3× Pro Bowl (2006, 2007, 2010)
Pro Bowl alternate (2011)
All-Pro (2007)
5× AFC Champion (2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2011)
3× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX)
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
Charley Long[29] 1961–1969 AFL All-Star (1962, 1963)
1971 Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
Wayne Mass 1972
George McGee 1960
Bob McKay 1976–1978
Jon Melander 1991
Brandon Moore 1993–1995
Steve Moore 1983–1987 AFC Champion (1985)
Zefross Moss 1997–1999
Tom Neville 1965–1977 AFL All-Star (1966)
1971 Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
1994 Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
Don Oakes[30] 1963–1968 AFL All-Star (1967)
Art Plunkett 1985
1987
AFC Champion (1985)
Greg Randall 2000–2002
Josh Rawlings 2000
Scott Rehberg 1997–1998
Tom Rehder 1988–1989
Bob Reynolds 1972–1973
David Richards 1996 AFC Champion (1996)
William Roberts 1995–1997 AFC Champion (1996)
Greg Robinson 1987
Brian Saranovitz 1987
Karl Singer 1966–1968
Mark Staten 1993
Larry Tharpe 1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Ryan Tujague 2000
David Viaene 1989–1990
Grant Williams 2000–2001
Bob Yates[31] 1961–1965

Guard[edit]

Former
Name Years played Awards and honors
Sam Adams 1972–1980 1994 Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
Jason Andersen 2000
Joe Andruzzi 2000–2004
Bill Bain 1986
Willie Banks 1973
Terrance Beadles 2000
Wilbert Brown 2003
Gary Bugenhagen 1970
Justin Canale 1965–1968
Fred Childress 1991
Eugene Chung[32] 1992–1994
Abe Cohen 1960
George Colton 1987
Tom Condon 1985 AFC Champion (1985)
Steve Corbett 1975
Elbert Crawford 1990-1991
Bob Cryder[33] 1978–1983
Adam Davis 2000
Jack Davis 1960
Damon Denson 1997–1999
Bill DuLac 1974–1975
Paul Fairchild[34] 1984–1990 AFC Champion (1985)
Terry Falcon[35] 1978–1979
Sean Farrell 1987–1989
Derrick Fletcher 2000
Mike Gisler[36] 1993–1997 AFC Champion (1996)
Halvor Hagen[37] 1971–1972
John Hannah 1973–1985 9x Pro Bowl (1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1983, 1985)
4x NFLPA Offensive Lineman of the Year (1978, 1979, 1980, 1981)
1981 Sports Illustrated "Greatest Offensive Lineman of All Time"
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (1991)
Pro Football Hall of Fame (1991)
1994 Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
1994 NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team
2000 Patriots "Player of the Century"
AFC Champion (1985)
Russ Hochstein 2002-2008
Heath Irwin 1996–1999 AFC Champion (1996)
Sale Isaia 2000
Kenyatta Jones 2001–2002
Bob Kratch 1994–1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Bob Lee 1960
Chuck Leo 1960–1962
Angelo Loukas 1970
Logan Mankins 2005-2013 6× Pro Bowl (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012,2013)
5× All-Pro (2007, 2010, 2011, 2012,2013)
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
Jon Melander 1991
Billy Neighbors 1962–1965 AFL All-Star (1963)
1971 Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
Garry Puetz[38] 1979–1981
Reggie Redding 1992
Dave Richards 1996
Todd Rucci 1993–1999 AFC Champion (1996)
Todd Sandham[2] 1987
Tony Sardisco[39] 1960–1962
Lance Scott 2000
Doug Skene 1994
Len St. Jean 1964–1973 AFL All-Star (1966)
1971 Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
Calvin Stephens 1991-1992
Bill Striegel 1960
Fred Sturt 1976–1977
Ross Tucker 2005
Bill Turner 1987
Danny Villa 1987–1991,
1997
Brent Warren 2000
Brian Waters 2011-2012 6× Pro Bowl (2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011)
2× All-Pro (2004, 2005)
Dave Watson 1963–1964
Larry Williams 1992
Ron Wooten 1982–1988 AFC Champion (1985)

Center[edit]

Includes players listed as "center" or "long snapper"

Former
Name Years played Awards and honors
Jason Andersen 1999
Mike Arthur 1993–1994
Joe Avezzano 1966
Mike Baab 1988–1989
Pete Brock[40] 1976–1987 Ed Block Courage Award (1985)
AFC Champion (1985)
Gene Chilton 1990–1992
Elbert Crawford[41] 1990–1991
Mike Compton[42] 2001–2003
Walt Cudzik[43] 1960–1964
Jeff Dellenbach 1995–1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Doug Dumler 1973–1975
Gerald Feehery 1989
Rob Gatrell 2000
Steve Gordon 1992-1993
Bob Hyland[44] 1977
Dan Koppen 2003-2011 Pro Bowl (2007)
All-Pro (2007)
2× Super Bowl champion (XXXVIII, XXXIX)
Art Kuehn 1983
Bill Lenkaitis[45] 1971–1981
Bill Lewis 1993
Trevor Matich 1985–1988 AFC Champion (1985)
Mike Montler[46] 1969–1972
Jon Morris 1964–1974 6x AFL All-Star(1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969)
Pro Bowl (1970)
1971 Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
1994 Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (2011)
Mike Morris 1989
Guy Morriss 1984–1987 AFC Champion (1985)
Gregg Rakoczy[47] 1991–1992
Grey Ruegamer 2000–2002
Bob Schmidt[48] 1964
Thad Sheldon 2000
John Simmerson 1961
Eric Stokes[2] 1987
Darren Twombly 1987
Dwight Wheeler[49] 1978–1983
Bob White 1990
Dave Wohlabaugh[50] 1995–1998 AFC Champion (1996)
Damien Woody[51] 1999–2003 Pro Bowl (2002)
2× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII)

Defense[edit]

Defensive back[edit]

Includes players listed as "defensive back", "cornerback", or "safety"

Former
Name Years played Awards and honors
Ralph Anderson 1973
Ricky Atkinson 1987
Harlon Barnett 1993-1994
Walter Beach[52] 1960–1961
Doug Beaudoin 1976–1979
Randy Beverly 1970–1971
Joe Blahak 1976
Ron Bolton 1972–1975
Jim Bowman 1985–1989 AFC Champion (1985)
Corwin Brown 1993–1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Roger Brown 1992
Sidney Brown 1978
Fred Bruney 1960–1962
Eddie Cade 1995
Chris Canty 1997–1998
Chris Carter 1997–2000
Larry Carwell 1969–1972
John Charles 1967–1969
Phil Clark 1971
Willie Clay 1996–1998 AFC Champion (1996)
Raymond Clayborn 1977–1989 3× Pro Bowl selection (1983, 1985, 1986)
AFC Champion (1985)
Dave Cloutier 1964
Duffy Cobbs 1987
Eric Coleman 1989–1990
Harry Colon 1991
Dick Conn 1975-1978
Jay Cunningham 1965–1967
Bill Currier 1980
Paul Dombroski 1981-1984
Kevin Donnalley 1981
Sandy Durko 1973-1974
Howard Feggins 1989
Dick Felt 1962–1966 AFL All-Star game (1962)
Tim Fox 1976-1981 Pro Bowl (1980)
New England Patriots All-1970s Team
Ron Gardin 1971
Tony George 2000
Willie Germany 1976
Ernest Gibson 1984-1988 AFC Champion (1985)
Cory Gilliard 2000
Tim Gordon 1991-1992
White Graves 1965–1967
Myron Guyton 1994-1995 NFC Champion (1990)
Super Bowl Champion (XXV)
Ron Hall 1961–1967 AFL All-Star (1963)
1971 Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
1994 Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
Antwan Harris 2000–2004
Rickie Harris 1971–1972
Rodney Harrison 2003-2008 2× Pro Bowl (1998, 2001)
4× All-Pro (1998, 2001, 2003, 2004)
2× Super Bowl champion (XXXVIII, XXXIX)
20/20 club
30/30 club [First member]
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
Lawrence Hatch 1993
Tim Hauck 1990
Mike Haynes 1976-1982 9× Pro Bowl selection (1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986)
1984 NEA NFL Defensive Player of the Year
AFC Champion (1983)
Super Bowl Champion (XVIII)
NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team
NFL 1980s All-Decade Team
1976 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year
1976 UPI AFC Rookie of the Year
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (1994)
Pro Football Hall of Fame (1997)
Jerome Henderson 1991-1993, 1996 AFC Champion (1996)
David Hendley 1987
Tom Hennessey 1965–1966 Patriots Rookie of the Year (1965)
Jimmy Hitchcock 1995-1997 AFC Champion (1996)
Ellis Hobbs 2005-2008
George Hoey 1972–1973
Darryl Holmes[53] 1987-1989
Bob Howard 1975-1977
Maurice Hurst 1989-1995 New England Patriots All-1990s Team
Brian Hutson 1990
Steve Israel 1997–1999
Honor Jackson 1972–1973
Roland James 1980–1990 AFC Champion (1985)
Tom Janik 1969–1971
Billy Johnson 1966–1968
Daryl Johnson 1968–1970 1971 Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
Tebucky Jones 1998–2002, 2006
Durwood Keeton 1975
David Key 1991
Dion Lambert 1992-1993
Antonio Langham 2000
Ty Law 1995–2004 5× Pro Bowl (1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005)
2× All-Pro (1998, 2003)
AFC Champion (1996)
3× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX)
Pro Bowl Co-MVP (1998)
2× NFL Alumni Defensive Back of the Year (1998, 2003)
NFL interceptions co-leader (2005)
AFC interception yards leader (2005)
NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
New England Patriots All-1990s Team
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (2014)
Keith Lee 1981-1984
Vernon Lewis 1993-1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Ronnie Lippett 1983-1988
1990-1991
AFC Champion (1985)
New England Patriots All-1980s Team
Steve Lofton 1997-1998
Irvin Mallory 1971
Kelly Malveaux 2000
Fred Marion 1982-1991 Pro Bowl (1985)
All-Pro selection (1985)
AFC champion (1985)
New England Patriots All-1980s Team
New England Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
Don Martin 1973
Dave Mason 1973
Jim Massey 1974-1975
Devin McCourty 2010–present Pro Bowl (2010)
Super Bowl Champion (XLIX)
2× Second team All-Pro (2010, 2013)

2× AFC champion (2011, 2014)

Prentice McCray 1974–1980
Dave McCurry 1974
Mike McGruder 1996–1997
Art McMahon 1968–1972
Rod McSwain 1984–1990 AFC Champion (1985)
Brandon Meriweather 2007-2010 2× Pro Bowl (2009, 2010)
Jack Mildren 1974
Lawyer Milloy 1996–2002 4× Pro Bowl (1998, 1999, 2001, 2002)
3× All-Pro (1998, 1999, 2001)
Super Bowl champion (XXXVI)
AFC Champion (1996)
New England Patriots All-1990s Team
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
Leroy Mitchell 1967–1968 AFL All-Star (1968)
Ross O'Hanley 1960-1965
John Outlaw 1969–1972
Joe Peterson 1987
David Pool 1991-1992
Tyrone Poole 2003-2005
Ken Pope 1974
Willie Porter 1968
Gene Profit 1986-1988
Dwayne Provo 1997
Perry Pruett 1971
Vic Purvis 1966–1967
Terry Ray 1993-1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Ricky Reynolds 1994-1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Rodney Rice 1989
Rodney Rideau 2000
Junior Robinson 1990
Al Romine 1961
Asante Samuel 2003-2007 4× Pro Bowl (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
3× All-Pro (2007, 2009, 2010)
2× Super Bowl champion (XXXVIII, XXXIX)
NFL Interception Co-Leader (2006, 2009)
NFC Interception Leader (2010)
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
Deac Sanders 1974-1976
Rick Sanford 1979-1984
Jon Sawyer 1987
Clarence Scott 1969–1972
Kato Serwanga 1998–2000
Ron Shegog 1987
Chuck Shonta 1960–1967 AFL All-Star (1966)
1971 Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
Otis Smith 1996, 2000–2002 AFC Champion (1996)
Ricky Smith 1982–1984
Rod Smith 1992–1994
Robert Soltis 1960–1961
Matt Stevens 2000–2001
Bob Suci 1963
Reyna Thompson 1993
Bobby Towns 1961
Erroll Tucker 1989
Clyde Washington[54] 1960–1961
Mark Washington 1979 2× NFC Champion (1971, 1977)
2× Super Bowl champion (VI, XII)
Mickey Washington 1990-1991
Don Webb 1961–1971 AFL All-Star (1969)
1971 Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
Larry Whigham 1994–2000 3x Pro Bowl (1997, 2000, 2001)
AFC Champion (1996)
Adrian White 1993
Darrell Wilson 1981
Eugene Wilson 2003-2007
Mike Woods 2000
Darryl Wren 1993–1994
Carlos Yancy 1995
Tony Zackery 1990–1991

Linebacker[edit]

Former
Name Years played Awards and honors
Bobby Abrams 1995
Ron Acks 1972-1973
Tommy Addison 1960-1967
Rogers Alexander 1987
Mike Ballou 1970
Tully Banta-Cain 2003-2006, 2009-2010
Pete Barnes 1976-1977
Rodrigo Barnes 1974-1975
David Bavaro 1993-1994
Phil Bennett 1960
Thomas Benson 1988
Mel Black 1986-1987
Don Blackmon 1981-1987 AFC Champion (1985)
Dick Blanchard 1972
John Bramlett 1969-1970
Barry Brown 1969-1970
Bill Brown 1960
Monty Brown 1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Vincent Brown 1988-1995 3x All-Pro selection (1991, 1992, 1993)
Tedy Bruschi 1996–2008 2004 Pro Bowl
2004 Second Team All-Pro
3× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX)
5× AFC Champion (1996, 2001, 2003, 2007)
2005 co-winner of NFL Comeback Player of the Year
2000 and 2005 Ed Block Courage Award
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (2013)
Nick Buoniconti 1962-1968 6× AFL All-Star 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1969
5× first-team All-AFL (1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1969)
2× Pro Bowl selection (1972, 1973)
2× Super Bowl champion (VII, VIII)
Boston Patriots 1960s All-Decade Team
AFL All-Time Team
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (1992)
Kent Carter 1974
Jason Carthen 1993-1994
Chad Cascadden 2000
Al Catanho 1995
Edgar Chandler 1973
Matt Chatham 2000–2005
Jim Cheyunski 1968-1972
Ralph Cindrich 1972
Gail Clark 1974
Dennis Coleman 1971
Todd Collins 1992-1998 AFC Champion (1996)
NFC Champion (1999)
Super Bowl Champion (XXXIV)
Terrence Cooks 1989
Rico Corsetti 1987
Ray Costict 1977-1979
Vernon Crawford 1997-1999
Antico Dalton 2000
Maury Damkroger 1974-1975
Steve DeOssie 1994-1995
Steve Doig 1986-1987
Mike Dukes 1964-1965
Randy Edmunds 1971
Lonnie Farmer 1964-1966
Will Foster 1973-1974
Jim Fraser 1966
Bob Geddes 1973-1975
John Gillen 1983
Tim Golden 1982-1984
Bob Golic 1979–1981 3× Pro Bowl (1985, 1986, 1987)
2× All-Pro (1985, 1986)
Richard Harvey 1990–1991
Mike Hawkins 1978–1981
Rob Holmberg 2000–2001
David Howard 1991–1992
Sam Hunt 1974–1979
Ray Ilg 1967-1968
Brian Ingram 1982-1985 AFC Champion (1985)
Larry Izzo 2001-2008 3× Pro Bowl (2000, 2002, 2004)
3× All-Pro (2000, 2002, 2004)
3× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX)
Ed Block Courage Award (1998)
New England Patriots All-2000's Team
Harry Jacobs 1960-1962 2x AFL All Star (1965, 1969)
Ilia Jarostchuk 1990-1991
Ted Johnson 1995–2004 3× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX)
4× AFC Champion (1996, 2001, 2003, 2004)
New England Patriots All-1990s Team
Tim Jordan 1987-1989
Olrick Johnson 2000
Ron Kadziel 1972
Andy Katzenmoyer 1999–2001
Dan Kecman 1970
Steve Kiner 1971
1973
Steve King 1973-1981 New England Patriots All-1970's team
Ed Koontz 1968
Merv Krakau 1978
Eugene Lockhart 1991–1992 NFL All-Rookie team (1984)
All-Pro selection (1989)
Rommie Loudd 1961–1962
Orlando Lowry 1989
Bill Matthews 1979-1981
Jerod Mayo 2008–present 2× Pro Bowl (2010, 2012)
All-Pro (2010)
NFL combined tackles leader (2010)
NFL total assist tackle leader (2010)
NFL solo tackles Leader (2010)

AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year (2008)
PFWA Defensive Rookie of the Year (2008)
SI.com Defensive Rookie of the Year
ESPN.com Defensive Rookie of the Year (2008)
Sporting News All-Rookie Team (2008)
Associated Press Defensive Rookie of the Year Award (2008)

Jerry McCabe 1987
Willie McGinest 1994–2005 2× Pro Bowl (1995, 2003)
3× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX)
New England Patriots All-1990s Team
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
NFL record for most sacks in the postseason (16)
NFL record for most sacks in one postseason game (4.5)
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (2015)
AFC Champion (1996)
Rob McGovern 1992
Larry McGrew 1980-1989 AFC Champion (1985)
NFC Champion (1990)
Super Bowl Champion (XXV)
Joe McHale 1987
Don McKinnon 1963-1964
Marc Megna 2000
Ed Meixler 1965
Greg Moore 1987
Marty Moore 1994-1999 AFC Champion (1996)
John Munch 2000
Eric Naposki 1988-1989
Steve Nelson 1974-1987 3x Pro Bowl (1980,1984,1985)
Pro Football Weekly and The Sporting News 1st Team All-Pro (1980)
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (1993)
Tony Ortiz 2000
Roman Phifer 2001-2004 4x Pro Bowl alternate (1995, 1996, 2002, 2003)
3x Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX)
Ed Philpott 1967-1971 New England Patriots 10th Anniversary Team
Kenny Price 1971
Johnny Rembert 1983-1992 2x Pro Bowl (1988, 1989)
AFC Champion (1985)
Ed Reynolds 1983-1991 AFC Champion (1985)
Frank Robotti 1960
Jim Romaniszyn 1976
Jack Rudolph 1960-1965
Bernard Russ 1997
Dwayne Sabb 1992-1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Frank Sacco 1987
Doug Satcher 1966-1968
Bruce Scholtz 1989
Marty Schottenheimer 1969-1970
Junior Seau 2006-2008 12× Pro Bowl (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)
8× First-team All-Pro (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996,1998, 2000)
2× Second-team All-Pro (1997, 1999)
NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1992)
AFC Player of the Year (1994)
2x AFC Defensive Player of the Year (1992, 1998)
4x NFL Alumni NFL Linebacker of the year (1992, 1993, 1994, 2000)
3x NFLPA AFC Linebacker of the year (1992, 1993, 1994)
Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award (1994)
NFL 1990s All-Decade Team
Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee (2015)
Rod Shoate 1975–1981
Chris Singleton 1990–1993
Chris Slade 1993–2000 AFC Champion (1996)
Pro Bowl (1997)
Greg Spires 1998–2000
Brian Stenger 1973
John Tanner 1973-1974
Richard Tardits 1990–1992
Donnie Thomas 1976
Andre Tippett 1982-1993 5× Pro Bowl selection (1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988)
2× First-Team All-Pro selection (1985, 1987)
2× Second-Team All-Pro selection (1986, 1988)
NFL 1980s All-Decade Team
1985 Co-NEA NFL Defensive Player of the Year
1985 UPI AFL-AFC Player of the Year
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (1999)
Pro Football Hall of Fame (2008)
AFC Champion (1985)
Casey Tisdale 2000
Maugaula Tuitele 2000–2002
Mike Vrabel 2001-2008 Pro Bowl (2007)
First-Team All-Pro selection (2007)
3× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX)
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
David Ward 1989
George Webster 1974-1976 3x Pro Bowl (1967, 1968, 1969)
AFL Rookie of the Year (1967)
AFL All-Star Defensive MVP (1968)
AFL All-Time Team
Ed Weisacosky 1971-1972
Clayton Weishuhn 1982-1986 AFC Champion (1985)
David White 1993
Fred Whittingham 1970
Ed Williams 1984-1990 AFC Champion (1985)
J. R. Williamson 1968–1970
Steve Zabel 1975–1978
John Zamberlin 1979–1982

Defensive end[edit]

Former
Name Years played Awards and honors
Julius Adams 1971-1985
1987
UPI All-Rookie team (1971)
Pro Bowl (1980)
AFC Champion (1985)
New England Patriots All-1970s Team
New England Patriots All-1980s Team
New England Patriots 35th Anniversary Team
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
Ray Agnew 1990-1994
Bill Atessis 1971
Troy Barnett 1994-1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Ron Berger 1969-1972
Greg Boyd 1976-1979
Dave Browning 1983 XV)
Mark Buben 1979-1981
Dennis Byrd 1968
Johnny Cagle 1969-1970
Whit Canale 1968
Andre Carter 2011 Pro Bowl (2011)
Bill Danenhauer 1960
Stevan Clark 1981-1982
Ferric Collons 1995-1999 AFC Champion (1996)
Smiley Creswell 1985 AFC Champion (1985)
George Crump 1982-1983
Bob Dee 1960-1967 4× AFL All-star (1961, 1963, 1964, 1965)
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (1993)
Nate Dorsey 1973
Larry Eisenhauer 1961-1969
Tom Fussell 1967
Chris Gannon 1990
Jarvis Green 2002-2009
Reggie Grimes 2000
Bobby Hamilton 2000–2003
Craig Hanneman 1974-1975
Marshall Harris 1983
Marion Hobby 1990-1992
Milford Hodge 1986-1989
Sean Holcolmb 1995
Bryan Hooks 1993
Martin Imhof 1975
Gary Jeter 1989
Aaron Jones 1993-1995
Mike Jones 1994-1997 AFC Champion (1996)
Bill Kimber 1961
Ike Lassiter 1970-1971
John Lee 1981
Jeff Marriott 2000
Art May 1971
Doug McDougald 1980
Tony McGee 1974–1981
Brandon Mitchell 1997–2001
Leroy Moore 1961
David Nugent 2000–2001
Mike Pitts 1993-1994
Ben Reed 1987
Al Richardson 1960
Tim Roberts 1995
Doug Rogers 1983–1984
Walker Scott 1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Richard Seymour 2001-2008 7× Pro Bowl (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011)
3× All-Pro (2003, 2004, 2005)
2× Second-team All-Pro (2006, 2011)
3× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX)
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
Kenneth Sims 1982-1989 AFC Champion (1985)
Donnell Smith 1973-1974
Sean Smith 1990–1991
Ron Spears 1982-1983
Greg Spires 1998–2000
Chris Sullivan 1996–1999 AFC Champion (1996)
Garin Veris 1985–1991 AFC Champion (1985)
New England Patriots All-1980s Team
Ty Warren 2003-2010 All-Pro (2007)
2× Super Bowl champion (XXXVIII, XXXIX)
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
John Washington 1993
Jim White 1972
Steve Wilburn 1987
Brent Williams 1986–1993 New England Patriots All-1990s Team
Dennis Wirgowski 1970–1972
Mel Witt 1967-1970

Defensive tackle[edit]

Former
Name Years played Awards and honors
Maurice Anderson 2000
Houston Antwine 1961-1971 6× AFL All-Star (1963,1964,1965,1966,1967,1968)
AFL All-Time Team
New England Patriots All-1960s Team
New England Patriots Hsll of Fame (2015)
Richard Bishop 1976-1981
Carl Bradley 2000
Rick Cash 1972-1973
Al Crow 1960
Pete Cusick 1975
Fred DeRiggi 1990
Chad Eaton 1996–2000 AFC Champion (1996)
Tim Edwards 1992
Tim Goad 1988-1994
John Guzik 1987
Ray Hamilton 1973–1981 New England Patriots All-1970s Team
Karl Henke 1969
Luther Henson 1982–1984
Ernie Holmes 1978 2× AFC Champion (1974, 1975)
2× Super Bowl Champion (IX, X)
Bill Hudson 1963
Jim Lee Hunt 1960-1970 4x AFL All Star (1961,1966,1967,1969)
Boston Patriots 1960s All-Decade Team
New England Patriots Hall of Fame (1993)
Ray Jacobs 1969
Harry Jagielski 1960-1961
Mario Johnson 1993
Olrick Johnson 2000
Ed Khayat 1966
Paul Lindquist 1961
Mel Lunsford 1973-1980
Dino Mangerio 1987
John Mangum 1966-1967
Steve Martin 2002
Steve McMichael 1980 2× Pro Bowl selection (1986, 1987)
NFC Champion (1985)
Super Bowl champion (XX)
Emanuel McNeil 1989
Rex Mirich 1970
Art Moore 1973-1977
Chuck Osborne 2000
Dennis Owens 1982-1986 AFC Champion (1985)
Jerry Patton 1975
Tom Porell 1987
George Pyne 1965
Jess Richardson 1962-1964
Dave Rowe 1971-1973
Mike Ruth 1986-1987
Pio Sagapolutele 1996 AFC Champion (1996)
Noel Scarlett 2000
Peter Shorts 1989
Fred Smerlas 1991-1992 5x Pro Bowl (1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1988)
Buster Stanley 1994
Henry Thomas 1997–2000
Ed Toner 1967-1969
1969
Bruce Walker 1994-1995
Ted Washington 2003 4× Pro Bowl selection (1997, 1998, 2000, 2001)
3× All-Pro selection (1997, 1998, 2001)
Super Bowl champion (XXXVIII)
Mark Wheeler 1996-1998 AFC Champion (1996)
Murray Wichard 1987
Lester Williams 1982-1985 AFC Champion (1985)
Toby Williams 1983-1988 AFC Champion (1985)
Vince Wilfork 2004-2012 5× Pro Bowl (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
First-team All-Pro (2012)
4× Second-team All-Pro (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011)
2× Super Bowl champion (XXXIX, XLIX)
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
Devin Wyman 1996-1998 AFC Champion (1996)

Special Teams[edit]

Kicker[edit]

Former
Name Years played Awards and honors
Matt Bahr 1993–1995
Charlie Baumann 1991-1992
Bill Bell 1973
Greg Davis 1989
Tony Franklin 1984–1987 AFC Champion (1985)
Teddy Garcia 1988
Charlie Gogolak 1970–1972
Stephen Gostkowski 2006–present Pro Bowl (2008)
All-Pro (2008)
4× NFL scoring leader (2008, 2012–14)
Most PATs converted, season (74 in 2007)
Most PATs attempted, season (74 in 2007)
Super Bowl champion (XLIX)
Most PATs attempted, no misses, season (74 in 2007)
Shayne Graham 2010
Alan Herline 1987
Nick Lowery 1978 3× Pro Bowl (1982, 1990, 1991)
2× 1st team All Pro (1985, 1990)
Dan Miller 1982
David Posey 1978
Rex Robinson 1982
Eric Schubert 1987
Scott Sisson 1993
John Smith 1974-1983
Jason Staurovsky 1988-1991
Fred Steinfort 1983
Adam Vinatieri 1996–2005 2× Pro Bowl (2002, 2004)
2× All-Pro (2002, 2004)
2× PFWA's Golden Toe Award (2002, 2004)
4× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLI)
6× AFC Champion (1996, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009)
NFL Alumni Special Teams Player of the Year (2004)
New England Patriots All-1990s Team
New England Patriots All-2000s Team
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
Patriots all-time leading scorer (1,158 points)
Mike Walker 1972
Jeff White 1973
Joaquin Zendejas 1983

Punter[edit]

Former
Name Years played Awards and honors
Ryan Allen 2013–present
Brooks Barnard 2003
Bruce Barnes 1973-1974
Rich Camarillo 1981-1987 5× Pro Bowl (1983, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993)
AFC Champion (1985)
David Chapple 1974
Jeff Feagles 1988-1989
Brian Hansen 1990
Chris Hanson 2007-2009 Pro Bowl (2002)
All-Pro (2002)
Eddie Hare 1979
Ken Hartley 1981
Mike Hubach 1980-1981
Tom Janik 1969-1971
Lee Johnson 1999-2001
Shawn McCarthy 1991-1992
Zoltan Mesko 2010-2012
Josh Miller 2004-2006
Pat O'Neill 1994-1995
Mike Patrick 1975–1978
Luke Prestridge 1984
Todd Sauerbrun 2006
Mike Saxon 1993
Terry Swanson 1967-1968
Tom Tupa 1996-1998 AFC Champion (1996)
Bryan Wagner 1991, 1995
Ken Walter 2001-2003, 2006
Jerrel Wilson 1978

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ including league MVP, Pro Bowl MVP, Super Bowl MVP, Rookie of the Year, Comeback Player of the Year, won while a member of the Patriots
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l only appeared as a "replacement player" during the 1987 player's strike
  3. ^ Tom Greene also punted in 1960
  4. ^ Babe Parilli also punted in 1964
  5. ^ Eddie Wilson also punted in 1965
  6. ^ Joe Bellino also played some at wide receiver
  7. ^ Bob Gladieux played 2 games for Buffalo in 1970. He returned to the Patriots in 1971.
  8. ^ Greg Hawthorne also played some at wide receiver and tight end.
  9. ^ Ellis Johnson also played some at wide receiver
  10. ^ Bobby Leo also played some at wide receiver
  11. ^ Bo Robinson also played some at tight end
  12. ^ Gino Cappelletti was also the starting kicker from 1960-1970, and played defensive back in 1960
  13. ^ Bob Adams also played some at tackle
  14. ^ Tom Beer also played some at guard
  15. ^ Barry Brown also played some at linebacker
  16. ^ Al Chandler spent parts of the 1978 and 1979 seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals
  17. ^ Bill Dawson also played some at defensive end
  18. ^ Ken Herock also played some at linebacker
  19. ^ Thomas Stephens also played some at defensive back
  20. ^ Jim Boudreaux also played some at defensive tackle
  21. ^ Bobby Cross also played some at defensive tackle
  22. ^ Jerry DeLucca also played some at defensive tackle
  23. ^ David Douglas played some at all offensive line positions
  24. ^ Chris Gambol also played some at guard
  25. ^ Milt Graham also played some at defensive tackle
  26. ^ Al Hauser also played some at guard
  27. ^ Brian Holloway also played some at guard
  28. ^ Damien Johnson also played some at guard
  29. ^ Charley Long also played some at guard
  30. ^ Don Oakes also played some matches at defensive tackle
  31. ^ Bob Yates also played some at center
  32. ^ Eugene Chung also played some at tackle.
  33. ^ Bob Cryder also played some at tackle.
  34. ^ Paul Fairchild also played some at center
  35. ^ Terry Falcon also played some at tackle
  36. ^ Mike Gisler also played some at center
  37. ^ Halgor Hagen played all positions on the offensive line.
  38. ^ Gary Puetz also played some at tackle
  39. ^ Tony Sardisco also played some at linebacker
  40. ^ Pete Brock played all positions on the offensive line, and also some at tight end
  41. ^ Elbert Crawford also played some at guard
  42. ^ Mike Compton also played some at guard
  43. ^ Walt Cudzik also played some at linebacker
  44. ^ Bob Hyland also played some at guard
  45. ^ Bill Lenkaitis also played some at guard
  46. ^ Mike Montler played some at all offensive line positions
  47. ^ Gregg Rakoczy also played some at guard
  48. ^ Bob Schmidt played some at all offensive line positions
  49. ^ Dwight Wheeler played some at all offensive line positions
  50. ^ Dave Wohlabaugh also played some at guard
  51. ^ Damien Woody played some at all offensive line positions
  52. ^ Walter Beach also played some at running back
  53. ^ http://archive.patriots.com/alumni/index.cfm?ac=alumnibiosdetail&bio=1872
  54. ^ Clyde Washington also punted in 1960

References[edit]

  • "New England Patriots History". Football @ JT-SW.com. John Troan. 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-17.  - For rosters and player stats.
  • "New England Patriots". Pro Football Reference. Pro-Football-Reference.com. 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-20.  - For rosters and player stats; also has Pro Bowl rosters and all-time statistical leaders.
  • "Official New England Patriots - History - Hall of Fame". Official Website of the New England Patriots. New England Patriots. 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-17.  - For members of the New England Patriots Hall of Fame.
  • "Official New England Patriots - History - Anniversary Teams". Official Website of the New England Patriots. New England Patriots. 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-19.  - For members of the Patriots 10th Anniversary Team (named 1971) and 35th Anniversary Team (named 1994).
  • "Boston Patriots". Remember the AFL. American Football League Hall of Fame. 2003. Retrieved 2007-04-20.  - Many details of individual players from the AFL years, specifically establishes Ron Burton as the team's first draft pick.
  • "NFL 75th Anniversary Team". NFL History. NFL.com. 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-24.  - Features two Patriots: John Hannah and Mike Haynes.

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