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1981 New England Patriots

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Record: 2-14-0, Finished 5th in AFC East Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 322 points (20.1/g), 15th of 28 in the NFL.
 Allowed 370 points (23.1/g), 22nd.
 Differential of -48 points (-3.0/g), 19th.
 Expected W-L: 6.7-9.3.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 3-13-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential -17 (-1.1/g), 27th.

Simple Rating System: Total -3.7, Offense: -0.6, Defense: -3.1, SoS: -0.7, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Ron Erhardt(2-14-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jim Ringo
 Defensive Coordinator: Fritz Shurmur

Team Executives

 Offensive Scheme: Erhardt-Perkins
 Defensive Alignment: 3-4

Training Camp: Bryant College (Smithfield, Rhode Island)