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Week 1 vs. NYJ
Receiving: 1 / 5 / 0 on 2 targets
Gaffney seemed to be lost in the onslaught of Randy Moss and Wes Welker; however he was targeted twice, reeling in one of those targets for a five yard gain
Week 2 vs. SD
Receiving: 1 / 6 / 0 on 1 targets
In limited action, Gaffney caught one pass for six yards.
Week 3 vs. BUF
Receiving: 2 / 15 / 1 on 3 targets
Gaffney caught two passes including a short touchdown toss from QB Tom Brady. He was only targeted three times and was overshadowed by the output of WR Randy Moss and WR Wes Welker.
Week 5 vs. CLE
Receiving: 1 / 5 / 0 on 3 targets
In limited action, Gaffney caught one pass for five yards.
Week 6 vs. DAL
Receiving: 2 / 16 / 0 on 3 targets
Gaffney caught passes of six and ten yards.
Week 7 vs. MIA
Receiving: 1 / 12 / 0 on 1 targets
Gaffney's only catch was a skillful, stumbling grab along the sideline in the first quarter.
Week 8 vs. WAS
Receiving: 4 / 39 / 0 on 5 targets
Gaffney had four looks from Brady and two from Cassel.
Week 11 vs. BUF
Receiving: 3 / 44 / 0 on 3 targets
Gaffney made a clutch, sliding grab for a 31 yard gain on third and eight late in the first quarter that helped to set up Randy Moss' second touchdown of the day.
Week 12 vs. PHI
Receiving: 6 / 87 / 1 on 6 targets
Gaffney was able to catch all six passes that were thrown his way. He had two catches on New England's first drive, the second grab going for 32 yards on a third and 12 play. His touchdown grab came with 12 seconds left in the second quarter. On the play, Gaffney made a sliding catch near the back of the end zone and it appeared his knee came down out of bounds. Despite Gaffney's proximity to the end line when he made the reception, the replay official did not see any reason to review the play so the touchdown stood. His only reception in the second half was a big one as he gained 16 yards on a third and six play that took place with just over two minutes remaining in the game.
Week 13 vs. BAL
Receiving: 1 / 8 / 1 on 2 targets
Gaffney caught the game winning touchdown Monday night. Replays showed that the pass appeared to be bobbled as went out of bounds, but after review the officials decided that he had gained control of the ball in time for a tough catch to put the Patriots ahead.
Week 14 vs. PIT
Receiving: 7 / 122 / 1 on 9 targets
Gaffney found himself wide open deep down the field after an apparent botched pass play in which Randy Moss lateraled the ball back to Tom Brady. He hit Gaffney for a 56 yard touchdown. Gaffney had two passes bounce of his hands in this game.
Week 15 vs. NYJ
Receiving: 2 / 8 / 0 on 4 targets
Gaffney saw five total targets, however was only able to bring in two balls for nine total yards on the day.
Week 16 vs. MIA
Receiving: 5 / 82 / 1 on 8 targets
Gaffney caught a touchdown pass on a play that should have been picked off by DB Lance Shulters. It looked like even Shulters thought he had caught the ball but the pass sailed through his hands into the clutches of Gaffney who ran it in for the score untouched. He also made a nice sideline grab on third down for 14 yards and the first down on another pass that could have been picked off by Miami.
Week 19 vs. JAX
Receiving: 3 / 26 / 0 on 3 targets
Gaffney was used on a few short routes and caught all of the passes thrown his way.
Week 20 vs. SD
Gaffney made his one target count, as he took off on a crossing pattern over the middle and snagged a short pass from Brady and turned it into a 12 yard touchdown reception. Gaffney is the latest in a long line seemingly lesser-known Patriots players who emerge to make key plays in the postseason, and his touchdown certainly qualifies as a very key play.
Week 21 vs. NYG
Gaffney did not receive many targets. He was the primary target on a play from the end zone but he was covered well and the ball ended up being thrown over Randy Moss's head. He did not catch either of the balls thrown his way, one of which was when the Patriots were desperate in the fourth down a field goal.