2001 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
11-5-0 3-0 5773 3712 2061 29 344 6315 4235 2080 42 366
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The New England Patriots' forty-second season was in 2001, and it was the second season Bill Belichick served as the head coach of the team. The Patriots played their home games at Foxboro Stadium. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the AFC East, and 3-0 in the playoffs eventually winning the NFL championship against the St. Louis Rams 20-17, the team's first championship win. At the end of the season, Tom Brady was awarded with the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Cincinnati Bengals 17-23
Week 2 New York Jets 3-10
Week 3 Indianapolis Colts 44-13
Week 4 @ Miami Dolphins 10-30
Week 5 San Diego Chargers 29-26
Week 6 @ Indianapolis Colts 38-17
Week 7 @ Denver Broncos 20-31
Week 8 @ Atlanta Falcons 24-10
Week 9 Buffalo Bills 21-11
Week 10 St. Louis Rams 17-24
Week 11 New Orleans Saints 34-17
Week 12 @ New York Jets 17-16
Week 13 Cleveland Browns 27-16
Week 14 @ Buffalo Bills 12-9
Week 15 Miami Dolphins 20-13
Week 17 @ Carolina Panthers 38-6


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Oakland Raiders 16-13
Conference Championship @ Pittsburgh Steelers 24-17
Super Bowl vs. St. Louis Rams 20-17

2001 New England Patriots Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Bill Belichick Assistant Head Coach: Dante Scarnecchia Offensive Coordinator: Charlie Weis Defensive Coordinator: Romeo Crennel Quarterbacks Coach: Charlie Weis, Dick Rehbein Wide Receivers Coach: Ivan Fears Offensive Line Coach: Dante Scarnecchia Running Backs Coach: Charlie Weis Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Jeff Davidson Defensive Line Coach: Randy Melvin Linebackers Coach: Rob Ryan Outside Linebackers Coach: Rob Ryan Inside Linebackers Coach: Pepper Johnson Defensive Backs Coach: Eric Mangini Defensive Assistant Coach: Brian Daboll Special Teams Coach: Brad Seely Strength and Conditioning Coach: Mike Woicik Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Markus Paul Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Tom Shaw Owner: Robert Kraft Director of Football Research: Ernie Adams Assistant Director of College Scouting: Lionel Vital Assistant Director of Player Personnel: Jason Licht Personnel Assistant: Josh McDaniels, Nick Caserio Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Wes McGriff, Jesse Williams