In 2006, Peesí unit set a franchise-record for points allowed per game (14.8), which was also the second lowest total in the NFL.

In 2007, the Pats went 16-0 (lost in Super Bowl to Giants) and Pees lead a unit that allowed the fewest yards by a New England defense in 28 years. They were second in the league with 47 sacks.

In 2008, the defense allowed just 309.9 yards per game, good for second best in the league.

In 2009, Peesí final year, the Pats finished fifth in scoring defense.

After his departure, New Englandís defense plummeted to 25th and 31st in yards allowed per game in 2010 and 2011, respectively.,2037329.story