1971 New England Patriots Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-8
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: John Mazur (6-8)
Location: Foxborough, Massachusetts
1971 New England Patriots Roster
1971 New England Patriots Results

The New England Patriots of the National Football League ended the 1971 season with a record of 6 wins and 8 losses, finishing third in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

The Patriots netted 238 points, but the defense yielded 325. Carl Garrett rushed for a team-best 784 yards for New England.

Jim Plunkett threw for 2,158 yards. Randy Vataha caught 51 passes for 872 yards.

Larry Carwell intercepted 5 errant tosses from the opposition.

John Mazur coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Jim Plunkett32815848.221586.6195.8164.9883631968.6
Bob Gladieux2150.04824.000.000.0480095.8
Totals33015948.222066.7195.8164.888 36319


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Carl Garrett1817844.338 1
Jim Nance1294633.650 5
Jim Plunkett452104.716 0
Bob Gladieux371754.731 0
Jack Maitland13251.91
Eric Crabtree2115.518 0
Odell Lawson881.00
Hubie Bryant410.20
Totals41916774.050 7


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Randy Vataha5187217.188 9
Carl Garrett2226512.080 1
Jim Nance18955.312 0
Ron Sellers1422215.949 3
Hubie Bryant1421215.148 1
Tom Beer1219115.931 3
Roland Moss912413.820 1
Eric Crabtree912013.331 1
Bob Gladieux66010.025 0
Reggie Rucker22412.019 0
Alfred Sykes11515.015 0
Jack Maitland166.00
Totals159220613.988 19


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Charlie Gogolak2828100.0211257.164


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Tom Janik87324937.358

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Carl Garrett812415.550 0
Hubie Bryant10242.416 0
Rickie Harris5193.80
Ron Gardin4143.50
Bob Gladieux400.00
Totals311815.850 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Carl Garrett2453822.437 0
Ron Gardin1432122.934 0
Hubie Bryant1025225.245 0
Bob Gladieux68514.220 0
Odell Lawson24723.525 0
Reggie Rucker24522.521 0
Jack Maitland24020.021 0
Irvin Mallory11919.019 0
Halvor Hagen177.00
Don Webb100.00
Tom Janik100.00
Totals64135421.245 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Larry Carwell57214.453 1
Steve Kiner4256.214 0
John Outlaw38929.760 1
Randy Beverly2199.519 0
Jim Cheyunski12424.024 0
Totals1522915.360 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Charlie Gogolak1228064
Randy Vataha900054
Jim Nance5000030
Tom Beer300018
Ron Sellers300018
Roland Moss1100012
Carl Garrett110000012
Jack Maitland1000006
Larry Carwell10006
Hubie Bryant01000006
Eric Crabtree010006
John Outlaw10006


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