Super Bowl XLIX: Patriots On Offense

The New England Patriots offense has been dominating for over a decade.  This year they scored more than 40 points six times including the playoffs. Tom Brady has been the signal caller for this unit since 2001 except for the 2008 season when he was recovering from ACL surgery.  The Seahawks will have to watch the pass and the rush. Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman and Brandon LaFell combined for 248 catches, 3,049 yards, and 23 scores.  Head coach Bill Belichick is a football mastermind. He has confused defenses and started trends.  Expect to see some trick plays.

Here are the probable starters and key players for the Patriots’ offense.

Read Offense Controls the Game to review the responsibilities of each player.

Quarterback
Tom Brady (#12) – Sixth time starting in a Super Bowl for the New England Patriots.  He owns the record for most yards (6,791) and touchdowns (46) in postseason history.

Center
Bryan Stork (#66)

Guards and Tackles 
Dan Connolly (#63) – Left Guard
Ryan Wendell (#62) – Right Guard
Nate Solder (#77) – Left Tackle
Sebastian Vollmer (#76) – Right Tackle

Tight End 
Rob Gronkowski (#87) – Caught 82 passes, 12 touchdowns and had 1,124 receiving yards.

Wide Receivers
Danny Amendola (#80)
Julian Edelman (#11)
Brandon LaFell (#19)

Running Backs
LeGarrette Blount (#29) – Rushed for 148 yards in the AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts.
Jonas Gray (#35)
Shane Vereen (#34)

Tomorrow we will look at the Seattle Seahawks’ defense.

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Posted on January 28, 2015 at 8:27 am

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