2021 New England Patriots schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
10-7-0 0-1 7463 4711 2752 27 450 6647 4070 2577 35 396
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The New England Patriots' sixty-second season was in 2021, and it was the twenty-second season Bill Belichick served as the head coach of the team. The Patriots played their home games at Gillette Stadium. They finished the year 10-7-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Buffalo Bills 47-17.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 Washington Football Team 22-13
Preaseason Week 2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 35-0
Preaseason Week 3 @ New York Giants 22-20
Preaseason Week 4 @ Miami Dolphins 2021-09-11
Week 1 Miami Dolphins 16-17
Week 2 @ New York Jets 25-6
Week 3 New Orleans Saints 13-28
Week 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-19
Week 4 Bye Week
Week 5 @ Houston Texans 25-22
Week 6 Dallas Cowboys 29-35
Week 7 New York Jets 54-13
Week 8 @ Los Angeles Chargers 27-24
Week 9 @ Carolina Panthers 24-6
Week 10 Cleveland Browns 45-7
Week 11 @ Atlanta Falcons 25-0
Week 12 Tennessee Titans 36-13
Week 13 @ Buffalo Bills 14-10
Week 14 Bye Week
Week 15 @ Indianapolis Colts 17-27
Week 16 Buffalo Bills 21-33
Week 17 Jacksonville Jaguars 50-10
Week 18 @ Miami Dolphins 24-33


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Buffalo Bills 17-47

2021 New England Patriots Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Bill Belichick Offensive Coordinator: Josh McDaniels Special Teams Coordinator: Cameron Achord Quarterbacks Coach: Josh McDaniels Wide Receivers Coach: Mick Lombardi, Troy Brown Offensive Line Coach: Carmen Bricillo Running Backs Coach: Ivan Fears, Vinnie Sunseri Tight Ends Coach: Nick Caley Fullbacks Coach: Nick Caley Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Billy Yates Offensive Assistant Coach: Tyler Hughes Defensive Line Coach: DeMarcus Covington Outside Linebackers Coach: Steve Belichick Inside Linebackers Coach: Jerod Mayo Safeties Coach: Brian Belichick Cornerbacks Coach: Mike Pellegrino Kick Returners Coach: Troy Brown Special Teams Assistant Coach: Joe Houston Senior Football Advisor: Matt Patricia Quality Control Coach: Bo Hardegree Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Moses Cabrera Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Deron Mayo Director of Skill Development: Joe Kim Director of Football Administration: Berj Najarian Director of Player Personnel: Dave Ziegler Pro Scouting Director: Steve Cargile College Scouting Director: Matt Groh Director of Player Operations: Chris Mattes Director of Scouting Administration: Nancy Meier Director of Organizational Development: Daryl Nelson Associate Director of Football Administration: Bobby Brown Personnel Coordinator: Brian Smith College Scout: A.J. Howard, Justin Hickman Pro Scout: Sam Fioroni, Jordon Hein, Josh Hinch, Marshall Oium Area Scout: Chris Caminiti, Matt Evans, Alex Brooks, D.J. Debick, Taylor Redd National Scout: Tucker Ingraham, Camren Williams, Brandon Yeargan Player Operations and Engagement Assistant: Richard Armand Pro and College Scouting Assistant: Mitch Sterner Scouting Consultant: Eliot Wolf Director of Research: Richard Miller Research and Analysis: Evan Rothstein NFL Coaching Fellowship: Ross Douglas