QB Doug Flutie - New England Patriots
|5-10, 175||Born: 10-23-1962||College: Boston College||Drafted: Round 11, pick|
2005 Week 9 vs IND (3 / 7 / 20 / 0 / 0 pass, 0 / 0 / 0 rush)
Flutie relieved starter Tom Brady late in the game, once the score was out of reach. He started inaccurately, but ultimately completed three passes. He was sacked and fumbled the ball on the last play of the game and Indianapolis recovered.
2005 Week 14 vs BUF (1 / 2 / 7 / 0 / 0 pass, 1 / 2 / 0 rush)
Flutie saw a return to the field where he was once the starting quarterback, and replaced Tom Brady for the final seven minutes of the game. He only attempted two passes and spent most of the time handing the ball off to run out the clock.
2005 Week 15 vs TB (0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 pass, 2 / -2 / 0 rush)
43 year old backup, Doug Flutie, made his third appearance of the season for two kneel-downs at the end of the game.
2005 Week 16 vs NYJ (1 / 1 / 2 / 0 / 0 pass, 2 / -1 / 0 rush)
Flutie came into the game in the fourth quarter once the outcome was already decided. He only attempted one pass, completing it to Patrick Pass for a short gain.
2005 Week 17 vs MIA (0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 pass, 0 / 0 / 0 rush)
Flutie came into play with a little over six minutes to play in the fourth quarter. He came in after Cassel's touchdown pass to Dwight and drop kicked to score an extra point. The first successful drop kick in the NFL since 1941.