New England Patriots' 50th Anniversary Team

Mack McClurkanContributor IMarch 28, 2009

MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 21: Fans of the New England Patriots display a team flag before play against the Miami Dolphins at Dolphin Stadium on October 21, 2007 in Miami, Florida.  The Pats won 49 - 28. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

I recently learned that the New England Patriots were celebrating their 50th anniversary of existence. I thought about what a team made up of the greatest Patriots would look like. So I decided to make one. I'd like to hear anyone's thoughts or suggestions on it.


Quarterback: Tom Brady (2000-current)

Half back: Tony Collins (1981-1987)

Full back: Sam "Bam" Cunningham (1973-1982)

Wide reciever: Troy Brown (1993-2007)

Wide receiver: Stanley Morgan (1977-1989)

Tight end: Ben Coates (1991-1999)

Center: Pete Brock (1976-1987)

Guard: John Hannah (1973-1985)

Guard: Logan Mankins (2005-current)

Offensive tackle: Bruce Armstrong (1987-2000)

Offensive tackle: Matt Light (2001-current)


Nose tackle: Vince Wilfork (2004-current)

Defensive end: Richard Seymour (2001-current)

Defensive end: Houston Antwine (1961-1971)

Outside linebacker: Andre Tippett (1982-1993)

Inside linebacker: Steve Nelson (1974-1987)

Inside linebacker: Tedy Bruschi (1996-current)

Outside linebacker: Willie McGinest (1994-2005)

Safety: Rodney Harrison (2003-2008)

Safety: Lawyer Milloy (1996-2002)

Cornerback: Mike Haynes (1976-1982)

Cornerback: Ty Law (1995-2004)

Special Teams

Kicker: Gino Cappelletti (1960-1970)

Punter: Rich Camarillo (1981-1987)