The Patriots had an acceptable season this year and then lost to the Titans in the wildcard round. This is a list of the top 5 New England Patriots players this season.
Number 5 – Jamie Collins Jr.
Jamie Collins Jr. came back to New England after being released by the Cleveland Browns. Collins had seven sacks, a career-high, three interceptions, and 57 tackles. He was a crucial part of helping the Patriots defense become one of the greatest defenses in the NFL. He is part of the insane linebacker unit, and hopefully, he will resign with the Patriots in the offseason.
Number 4 – Devin McCourty
Devin McCourty is a veteran defensive back for the New England Patriots. McCourty had five interceptions, 46 solo tackles, and seven passes defended. He appeared in all 16 games this year for New England. He was also a significant part of a great Patriots secondary in 2019.
Number 3 – J.C. Jackson
J.C. Jackson is a young defensive back on the Patriots. He has been mentored by some of the best defensive backs in the NFL. Jackson had five interceptions, ten passes defended, and 51 tackles. He played astonishingly well this season and truly showed a lot of potential as an upcoming cornerback in the NFL.
Number 2 – Julian Edelman
Mini Megatron is next on the list. Julian Edelman fought through injuries all season and still played like a mini God. Edelman compiled 100 receptions and 1117 receiving yards, along with six touchdowns. He is an all-round great receiver for the Patriots that has provided many great seasons in New England. Last season was no different.
Number 1 – Stephon Gilmore
Stephon Gilmore is the best defensive player in the NFL in 2019. Proven by the fact he won defensive player of the year this past season. Gilmore had six interceptions, two touchdowns, and 20 passes defended. Gilmore is also a two-time first-team all-pro and is a legitimate lockdown cornerback.
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