These crazy stats show just how good the Patriots have been the last 17 years
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It’s no surprise that Tom Brady and Bill Belichick will go down in NFL history as two of the greatest ever at their crafts; but just how good have Brady, Belichick and company been over the past 17 years?
En route to the franchise’s 10th overall Super Bowl, and eighth in the Brady-Belichick era, let’s take a look at some mind-boggling stats about the New England Patriots' incredible run of dominance.
-Tom Brady currently has 9,721 playoff passing yards. Next in line is Peyton Manning with 7,339.
-Rob Gronkowski has 856 postseason receiving yards – the most by a tight end in NFL history.
-The Patriots have a .766 winning percentage from 2001-2017 including playoffs – the best 17-year stretch in the Super Bowl era.
-Bill Belichick is third on the all-time wins list with 278.
-The team has sold out 263 consecutive home games, going all the way back to the 1994 season opener.
-Brady has 68 playoff touchdown passes, the most in NFL history. Joe Montana is next with 45.
-Brady and Belichick currently have 27 playoff wins, which is the most by any coach/quarterback combination. Chuck Noll/Terry Bradshaw are next with 14.
-10 is the number of Super Bowl berths New England has earned. This is the most in NFL history. 10 is also the number of postseason touchdowns scored by Gronkowski – the most every by a tight end or by a Patriots player.
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