Bledsoe was the first overall selection in the 1993 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots. He started right away for the Patriots in his rookie season, as they improved from two to five wins. On November 13, 1994, the Patriots had won just three of their first nine games and were losing, 20–3, to the Minnesota Vikings at halftime.
Nov 17, 2010 · Drew Bledsoe The Patriots had won just 14 of 64 games between 1989 and 1992. After a 2-14 season in 1992, New England had the No. 1 overall pick in the 1993 NFL draft and used it to select Drew Bledsoe, an All-American quarterback out of Washington State. "It's one of the catch 22s, if you will, of being drafted with the first pick," Bledsoe said.
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Mar 24, 2017 · Now: The former No. 1 overall draft pick by the Patriots in 1993, Drew is a vaunted vintner, co-founding Doubleback Winery in Walla Walla, Washington in 2007 with his childhood friend, Chris Figgins.
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Drew McQueen Bledsoe Position: QB Throws: Right 6-5 , 238lb (196cm, 107kg) Born: February 14 in Ellensburg, WA (Age: 50-173d) More bio, uniform, draft, salary info 4x Pro Bowl 1x SB Champ 11 11 11 11 SUMMARY Career G 194 AV 139 QBrec 98-95-0 Cmp% 57.2 Yds 44611 Y/A 6.6 TD 251 Int 206 FantPt 2412.0
- Ellensburg, WA, USA
- February 14, 1972
Jan 19, 2017 · Drew Bledsoe recalls his last shining moment with the Patriots in the 2001 AFC title game The day was unseasonably warm for Pittsburgh in late January - 50 degrees and bright blue skies - entirely fitting for Drew Bledsoe’s last moment in the sun as a Patriots quarterback. Jan 19, 2017 at 07:50 AM Don Banks Featured NFL Columnist
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Nov 17, 2021 · November 17, 2021 12:50 pm ET Over the years, Drew Bledsoe could take solace in the fact that Tom Brady became the greatest quarterback of all time. So when it comes to losing a job, it might feel...
Jan 27, 2020 · Brady went on to supplant Bledsoe only one year after being drafted in the sixth-round and despite Bledsoe's comparison of him to Garrett, Brady started 14 games in 2001 and led the Patriots to ...