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1996 New England Patriots

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Record: 11-5-0, Finished 1st in AFC East Division
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1996 AFC Champions

Scored 418 points (26.1/g), 2nd of 30 in the NFL.
 Allowed 313 points (19.6/g), 14th.
 Differential of 105 points (6.6/g), 5th.
 Expected W-L: 10.6-5.4.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 7-9-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +7 (0.4/g), 7th.

Simple Rating System: Total 5.1, Offense: 4.9, Defense: 0.2, SoS: -1.5, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Bill Parcells(11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ray Perkins
 Defensive Coordinator: Al Groh
 Other Notable Asst.: Romeo Crennel (Defensive Line)

Team Executives


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

Training Camp: Bryant College (Smithfield, Rhode Island)

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