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Patriots Out of Position
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"In Bill Belichick's tenure as head coach of the Patriots, he has been known to use players outside of their usual positions. This quiz is about fifteen of these players and their odd positions, all from the Belichick era. Enjoy!"
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This player, principally a defensive tackle, filled in as fullback on several goal-line occasions during his three seasons in New England, and even had a few carries, none of which resulted in touchdowns. Playing for the Colts in the 2006 AFC Championship Game, he caught a touchdown pass against the Patriots while filling in as fullback. Who is he?
When he was with the Patriots, this defensive lineman also filled in at fullback in several goal-line situations. However, he has not done so since a 2005 injury. This former first-round draft pick has been often called one of the best defensive linemen in the NFL. Who is this?
This linebacker who wore #51 earned two Super Bowl rings with the Patriots in his four years with the team, but also filled in as a safety in some defensive packages. In 2008, he left his job as a Patriots assistant coach to enter the ministry. Who is he?
In December 2005, in a game against the Buccaneers, which offensive lineman caught his first NFL touchdown pass after lining up as an eligible tight end?
This all-purpose wide receiver, considered one of the best in Patriots history, could even play defense, stepping in to aid an injury-plagued secondary in 2004. As a cornerback, he had the team's second-highest total of interceptions that season with three. Who is this player?
In most of his seven years with the Patriots, which offensive lineman served as a blocking fullback and tight end in short-yardage situations, before being traded to Denver in 2009?
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This linebacker was a fixture on both sides of the ball during his eight years in New England, often serving as a tight end in goal-line formations. Who was this player that caught 10 touchdowns as a Patriot?
In the final regular season game of the 2005 season, who was the Patriots quarterback who drop-kicked an extra point?
A popular defensive strategy in the NFL is to use a wide receiver as a "goalie" (a defensive back who starts the play near the goal line) whenever a Hail Mary pass is expected, usually as at the end of a half. In October 2009, which Patriots wide receiver recorded his first interception while playing the "goalie" on a Hail Mary?
In this wide receiver's rookie season in New England, he caught 37 passes and averaged just under 10 yards per reception. However, in college he played quarterback, and the Patriots had used him in that role a few times. Who is he?
Against the Colts in 2010, which cornerback took a three-point stance, lining up as an outside linebacker for the first time in his career?
This Patriots offensive lineman was the principal blocking fullback in short-yardage scenarios during the 2009 and 2010 seasons, during part of which he was also the starting right guard. Who is this player?
This Patriot wide receiver principally used on special teams, was originally drafted as a safety. He played that position occasionally, even starting there during preseason games. Who is he?
Against the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2010, which tight end played on defense for the first time in his NFL career, filling in as goalie on a Hail Mary pass at the end of the first half?
In 2010, this wide receiver was called on to kick an extra point in a game after Stephen Gostkowski went down. The player had not kicked in a game since 2004, when he was playing against the Patriots. Who is he?
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