The number of players on the Patriots roster (as of Aug. 26).
The number of players all NFL teams have to have on their rosters on Aug. 27.
The number of players all NFL teams have to have on their rosters on Sept. 1.
The number of players who have joined the team since January 2000.
The number of veteran free agents who have joined the team since February 2002.
The number of starters that are returning to the Patriots this season from the Super Bowl XXXVI starting line-up.
The number of passing yards Brady recorded last week against the Panthers.
The number of those passing yards he gained in the third quarter of last week's game.
The number of receiving yards David Patten totaled last week against the Panthers.
Patten's career-high for receiving yards. He set his mark at Indianapolis (10/21/01) on four catches.
The number of consecutive Patriots games that have been broadcast locally. The streak includes preseason, regular season and postseason games.
The current Patriots consecutive home sellout streak.
The number of receptions Troy Brown has recorded during his 9-year playing career.
The number of catches he needs to pass WR Terry Glenn (329) for fourth place in Patriots annals.
The number of catches he needs to pass WR Irving Fryar (363) for third place in Patriots history.
The number of points kicker Adam Vinatieri has accounted for during the 2002 preseason. He has connected on 10 of 11 field goal attempts and all four of his extra points.
The number of points the Patriots have scored this preseason.
The number of points kicker Adam Vinatieri (688 points) needs to surpass John Smith (692) for second place in Patriots history.
Vinatieri's field goal percentage (160-199) during his six-year playing career. It's the highest field goal percentage in franchise history, topping Tony Franklin's mark of 74.4.
The number of career interceptions Ty Law has recorded during his seven-year playing career.
The number of interceptions Law needs to eclipse Maurice Hurst for sixth place in Patriots history.
The number of interceptions Law needs to move past Hall of Famer Mike Haynes into fifth place on the Patriots all-time list.
The number of interceptions Law has returned for touchdowns during his career, a Patriots record.
The number of games on the Patriots schedule versus teams with records at or above .500 (Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Miami Dolphins-2, N.Y. Jets-2, Oakland Raiders and Pittsburgh Steelers).
The number of Patriots 2002 opponents who qualified for the playoffs last season (Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Miami Dolphins-2, N.Y. Jets-2, Oakland Raiders and Pittsburgh Steelers).
The number of career rushing attempts by Jamal Anderson during his 8-year playing career.
The number of career rushing yards gained by Anderson during his 8-year career.
The number of 1,000 yard rushing seasons Anderson has recorded during his 8-year career. His career-high was 1,846 yards during the 1998 season.