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THE NUMBERS
Ben Reiter
January 09, 2012
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January 09, 2012

The Numbers

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Combined receptions by New England's Rob Gronkowski (90) and Aaron Hernandez (79) in 2011, most by a pair of tight ends on the same team in a single season in NFL history.

4,703

Passing yards allowed by the Patriots' defense, second most in NFL history behind the Packers' 4,796, also this year. New England allowed nine quarterbacks to pass for 300 or more yards in 2011.

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