Andre Tippett's Career Highlights

All-Pro: 1985 (AP, PFWA, NEA, SN), 1987 (AP, PFWA, PW)

All-Pro Second Team: 1986 (AP, NEA), 1987 (NEA), 1988 (AP, NEA)

All-AFC: 1984 (PW), 1985 (UPI), 1986 (PW, UPI), 1987 (PW, UPI), 1988 (UPI, PW)

All-AFC Second Team: 1984 (UPI)

(5) - 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989

Patriots records held by Tippett following his last season in 1993

• [1st] Most Sacks, Career - 100.0
• [1st] Most Sacks, Season - 18.5
• [Tied for 1st] Most Opponents Fumbles Recovered, Career - 17
• [2nd] Most Sacks, Season - 16.5
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Opponents Fumbles Recovered, Season - 4
• [3rd] Most Sacks, Season - 12.5

AFC Statistical Championships
Sack Titles: 1985, 1987

 

Team Statistical Championships
Sack Titles: 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992

 

1980s All-Decade Team
• 1985 AFC Defensive Player of the Year (NEA)
• 1985 AFC Defensive Player of the Year (UPI)
• 1987 NFL Alumni Linebacker of the Year
• 1987 NFLPA Linebacker of the Year

Year Team
W
L
T
Division Finish
1982 New England Patriots
5
4
0
(7th)
1983 New England Patriots
8
8
0
(2nd)
1984 New England Patriots
9
7
0
(2nd)
1985 New England Patriots
11
5
0
(3rd)
1986 New England Patriots
11
5
0
(1st)
1987 New England Patriots
8
7
0
(2nd)
1988 New England Patriots
9
7
0
(3rd)
1989 New England Patriots
5
11
0
(4th)
1990 New England Patriots
1
15
0
(5th)
1991 New England Patriots
6
10
0
(4th)
1992 New England Patriots
2
14
0
(5th)
1993 New England Patriots
5
11
0
(4th)
* AFC regular season finish in strike-shortened season.

 

 

 

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