1998 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
9-7-0 0-1 5346 3831 1515 27 295 5490 3783 1707 31 322
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The New England Patriots' thirty-ninth season was in 1998, and it was the second season Pete Carroll served as the head coach of the team. The Patriots played their home games at Foxboro Stadium. They finished the year 9-7-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Jacksonville Jaguars 25-10.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Denver Broncos 21-27
Week 2 Indianapolis Colts 29-6
Week 3 Tennessee Oilers 27-16
Week 5 @ New Orleans Saints 30-27
Week 6 Kansas City Chiefs 40-10
Week 7 New York Jets 14-24
Week 8 @ Miami Dolphins 9-12
Week 9 @ Indianapolis Colts 21-16
Week 10 Atlanta Falcons 10-41
Week 11 @ Buffalo Bills 10-13
Week 12 Miami Dolphins 26-23
Week 13 Buffalo Bills 25-21
Week 14 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 23-9
Week 15 @ St. Louis Rams 18-32
Week 16 San Francisco 49ers 24-21
Week 17 @ New York Jets 10-31


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Jacksonville Jaguars 10-25

1998 New England Patriots Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Pete Carroll Offensive Coordinator: Ernie Zampese Defensive Coordinator: Steve Sidwell Quarterbacks Coach: Jack Reilly Wide Receivers Coach: Steve Walters Offensive Line Coach: Paul T. Boudreau Running Backs Coach: Kirby Wilson Tight Ends Coach: Carl Smith Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Jeff Davidson Defensive Line Coach: Ray Hamilton Linebackers Coach: Mark "Bo" Pelini Defensive Backs Coach: Ron Lynn, DeWayne Walker Defensive Assistant Coach: DeWayne Walker Special Teams Coach: Dante Scarnecchia Strength and Conditioning Coach: Johnny Parker Owner: Robert Kraft Regional Scout: Chris Grier Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Sam Clancy