Phillip Dorsett was acquired by New England from Indianapolis in exchange for QB Jacoby Brissett on Sept. 2, 2017 ... Originally drafted by Indianapolis in the first round (29th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.
- Made his Patriots debut in a reserve role at wide receiver vs. Kansas City (9/7).
- Appeared in a reserve role as one of only three active wide receivers, contributing with three catches for 68 yards and added one rush for seven yards in the win at New Orleans (9/17). Made a 23-yard reception to put the Patriots into the red zone on their third first quarter touchdown drive and added a 38-yard catch in the third quarter to put New England at the three-yard line to help set up a field goal.
- Played sparingly on offense at wide receiver in the victory vs. Houston (9/24).
- Appeared in a reserve role with limited snaps at receiver and caught one pass for 17 yards vs. Carolina (10/1).
- Appeared in a reserve role at wide receiver in the victory at Tampa Bay (10/5).
- Was targeted three times in the passing game but held without a catch while also making one tackle following an interception of QB Tom Brady in the win at N.Y. Jets (10/15).
- Made his first start as a Patriot at wide receiver but saw limited offensive snaps in the victory vs. Atlanta (10/22).
- Saw limited snaps at wide receiver in the victory vs. L.A. Chargers (10/29).
2016 (15/7 - Indianapolis)
- Appeared in all 15 regular season games with seven starts and caught 33 passes for 528 yards and two touchdowns. Also posted two rushing attempts for 10 yards.
- Was inactive at Tennessee (10/23) due to injury.
- Led the team with 94 receiving yards on four receptions vs. Detroit (9/11).
- Made his first career start vs. San Diego (9/25) and totaled three receptions for 27 yards.
- Caught one pass for a 64-yard touchdown at Jacksonville (10/2).
- Totaled a career high five receptions for 33 yards vs. Kansas City (10/30. H Started and made one reception for a 50-yard touchdown at Minnesota (12/18).
2015 (11/0 - Indianapolis)
- Appeared in 11 regular season games as a rookie and
- totaled 18 receptions for 225 yards and one touchdown.
- Also rushed three times for 17 yards.
- Was inactive for five games due to injury.
- Caught two passes for a 43 yards including a 35-yard
- reception for his first career touchdown at Jacksonville
- Logged a season high four receptions for 28 yards vs. Tennessee (1/3).
- Played in 45 games with 30 starts at the Miami and tallied 121 receptions for 2,132 yards (17.6 avg.) and 17 touchdowns with a long catch of 79 yards which went for a touchdown. His 23.3 yards per catch average in his final two collegiate seasons was the most in the Football Bowl Subdivision.
- In 2014, his 24.2 yard per catch average ranked second in the nation while his 10 touchdowns led the conference.
- Started all 13 games for the Hurricanes at wide receiver in 2014, earning Second Team All-ACC honors after posting 36 catches for 871 yards (24.2 avg.) and 10 touchdowns. His 24.2 yards per catch average ranked second in the nation.
- Played in eight games with six starts as a junior and finished the year with 13 catches for 272 yards and two touchdowns. Also had two kick returns for 28 yards and nine punt returns for 57 yards.
- Competed in all 12 games at receiver and punt returner in 2012, making 10 starts. Received Third Team All-ACC honors from Phil Steele after leading the team with 842 receiving yards and four touchdowns on five catches. Also recorded 15 punt returns for 85 yards and 11 kick returns for 251 yards.
- Saw action in 12 games as a true freshman, making his first career start against South Florida. Finished the year with 14 catches for 147 yards.
- Attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and helped lead his team to an undefeated season his senior year, winning the Florida 5-A football championship.
- As a senior, tallied 35 catches for 806 yards and 12 touchdowns.
- As a junior, had 30 catches for 594 yards and nine touchdowns.
- Was high school teammates with Patriots RB James White.