Pats Stats Check-In: Lots of No. 1 rankings on defense

Andy Hart
October 10, 2019 - 9:38 am

With five weeks of NFL games in the books, there is a solid sample of action to compare teams via statistics. As such, will check in each week over the course of the season to see how the Patriots are doing statistically in a variety of areas, both on a team level and as individuals.

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Points Scored (NFL rank)              31.0 (3rd)

Points Allowed                               6.8 (1st)

Point Differential                           plus-121 (1st)


Team Offense

Total Offense         378.2 (11th)

Rush Offense         99.0 (21st)

Pass Offense         279.2 (6th)

Third Down         39.7% (16th)

Red Zone             50.0% (t-21st)


Team Defense

Total Defense    238.4 (1st)

Rush Defense    78.0 (3rd)

Pass Defense     160.4 (1st)

Third Down         12.7% (1st)

Red Zone             25.0% (2nd)


Turnover Differential     plus-7 (t-1st)

Tom Brady

Passing Yards                       1,409 (t-7th)

Comp. Percentage                63.1 (22nd)

Touchdowns                         10 (t-8th)

Interceptions                         2 (t-9th)

Passer Rating                        99.4 (12th)


Sony Michel

Rushing Yards    262 (21st)


Julian Edelman

Receptions         29 (t-16th)

Receiving Yards 336 (28th)


Jake Bailey

Net Punting Avg.              43.4 (10th)

Gross Punting Avg.          46.4 (18th)


Gunner Olszewski

Punt Return Avg.             8.6 (11th)



Devin McCourty                               4 (1st)

Jamie Collins      3 (2nd)

J.C. Jackson        2 (t-3rd)



Jamie Collins      4.5 (t-9th)

Chase Winovich                4 (t-13th)

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