Pats Stats Check-In: Defensive highs and offensive lows

Andy Hart
December 10, 2019 - 9:51 am

With 14 weeks of NFL games in the books, there is a large sample of action to compare teams via statistics. As such, checks in each week to see how the Patriots (10-3) are doing statistically in a variety of areas, both on a team level and as individuals.

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Points Scored (NFL rank)       26.0 (8th)

Points Allowed                       12.9 (1st)

Point Differential                    plus-170 (2nd)



Total Offense      354.4 (15th)

Rush Offense      96.2 (23rd)

Pass Offense       258.2 (9th)

Third Down        37.4% (17th)

Red Zone            48.1% (27th)



Total Defense      264.8 (1st)

Rush Defense      93.0 (4th)

Pass Defense       171.8 (2nd)

Third Down         22.6% (1st)

Red Zone             50.0% (t-6th)


Turnover Differential     plus-19 (1st)


Tom Brady

Attempts                    522 (1st)

Completions              316 (3rd)

Passing Yards            3,437 (6th)

Comp. Percentage     60.5 (30th)

Touchdowns              19 (t-13th)

Interceptions              7 (t-14th)

Rating                        86.5 (22nd)

Sony Michel

Rushing Yards    653 (19th)

Avg.                    3.5 (t-41st)

Rush TD             6 (t-12th)

First Downs        48 (t-28th)


Julian Edelman

Receptions               90 (3rd)

Receiving Yards      1,010 (8th)

First Downs             51 (22nd)


Mohamed Sanu

Receptions         51 (t-47th)


James White

Receptions         62 (t-27th)

First Downs       40 (t-46th)


Jake Bailey

Net Punting Avg.              41.2 (16th)

Gross Punting Avg.          44.7 (21st)



Devin McCourty             5 (t-1st)

Stephon Gilmore             4 (t-4th)

Jamie Collins                  3 (t-17th)

J.C. Jackson                    3 (t-17th)



Kyle Van Noy     6.5 (t-35th))

Jamie Collins      6 (t-41st))

Adam Butler       5.5 (t-49th)


Defensive Fumble Recoveries

Lawrence Guy     2 (t-11th)

Kyle Van Noy      2 (t-11th)

Justin Bethel        2 (t-11th)

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