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1998 New England Patriots Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-7
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Wild Card
Coach: Pete Carroll (9-7)
Location: Foxborough, Massachusetts
1998 New England Patriots Roster
1998 New England Patriots Results

The New England Patriots of the National Football League ended the 1998 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

New England racked up 337 points, while the defense gave up 329. Drew Bledsoe led the charge, throwing for 3,633 yards. Ben Coates caught 67 passes, while Terry Glenn accumulated 792 receiving yards. Shawn Jefferson was targeted regularly also.

Robert Edwards rushed for a team-best 1,115 yards for the Patriots.

Ty Law snatched 9 errant tosses from the opposition. Henry Thomas sacked quarterbacks 6.5 times.

Pete Carroll coached the team. The 1998 New England Patriots lost in the Wild Card.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Drew Bledsoe48126354.736337.6204.2142.9863629580.9
Scott Zolak753242.73714.934.034.06144954.9
Totals55629553.140047.2234.1173.186 40344


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Robert Edwards29111153.853 9
Sedrick Shaw482364.971 0
Derrick Cullors18482.715 0
Drew Bledsoe28441.610 0
Chris Floyd6223.710 0
Shawn Jefferson11515.015 0
Tony Carter231.50
Scott Zolak500.00
Terry Glenn2-1-0.50
Tom Tupa2-2-1.0-1 0
Totals40314803.771 9


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ben Coates6766810.033 6
Terry Glenn5079215.886 3
Robert Edwards353319.546 3
Shawn Jefferson3477122.761 2
Tony Simmons2347420.663 3
Troy Brown2334615.052 1
Tony Carter181669.249 0
Derrick Cullors1414610.443 1
Lovett Purnell12927.722 2
Vincent Brisby79613.727 2
Sedrick Shaw6305.011 0
Henry Ellard58617.219 0
Chris Floyd166.00
Totals295400413.686 23


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Adam Vinatieri3232100.0393179.5125


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Tom Tupa74329444.564

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Troy Brown1722513.239 0
Chris Canty1617010.636 0
Totals3339512.039 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Derrick Cullors45108524.168 0
Chris Canty1119818.029 0
Sedrick Shaw11616.016 0
Chris Sullivan2147.00
Chad Eaton11313.013 0
Tedy Bruschi144.00
Larry Whigham100.00
Totals62133021.568 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ty Law913314.859 1
Lawyer Milloy6549.030 1
Willie Clay3196.319 0
Steve Israel3134.312 0
Henry Thomas12424.024 1
Chris Canty11212.012 0
Larry Whigham100.00
Totals2425510.659 3


Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF
Lawyer Milloy99.5794100100
Willie Clay82.56633001300
Ted Johnson80.56433
Ty Law656010001170
Chad Eaton64.5493101201
Tedy Bruschi61482600002
Chris Slade57.5432900001
Chris Canty46.5437020000
Henry Thomas53422200102
Todd Collins47.53819
Chris Sullivan30.5269
Larry Whigham23.52230
Willie McGinest2521800001
Ferric Collons22188
Greg Spires21186
Mark Wheeler17.5155
Brandon Mitchell17.5147
Tebucky Jones11.510301000
Chris Carter1194
Marty Moore107601000
Steve Lofton440
Vernon Crawford432
Leonta Rheams2.521
Drew Bledsoe94-1000
Bruce Armstrong03000
Robert Edwards5200
Sedrick Shaw21-700
Shawn Jefferson0100
Shawn Stuckey01000
Derrick Cullors1000
Scott Zolak10000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Adam Vinatieri313201127
Robert Edwards9300072
Ben Coates600036
Tony Simmons300018
Terry Glenn0300018
Lovett Purnell200012
Shawn Jefferson0200012
Vincent Brisby200012
Henry Thomas10006
Ty Law10006
Derrick Cullors0100006
Troy Brown100006
Lawyer Milloy10006


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