Mac Jones near bottom of NFL QB rankings

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It’s only been three weeks of NFL action, but some statistical trends are starting to take hold across the league. As such, WEEI.com will check in each week through the remainder of the season to see how the Patriots (1-2) are doing statistically in a variety of areas, both on a team level and as individuals.

Scoring
Points Scored (NFL rank) 18.0 (26th)
Points Allowed 17.0 (5th)
Point Differential plus-3 (25th)

Offense
Total Offense 317.7 (22nd)
Rush Offense 91.7 (24th)
Pass Offense 226.0 (20th)
Third Down 44.7% (10th)
Red Zone 25.0% (32nd)

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Defense
Total Defense 282.3 (5th)
Rush Defense 122.7 (24th)
Pass Defense 159.7 (2nd)
Third Down 40.5% (19th)
Red Zone 62.5% (t-14th)

Turnover Differential Even (t-18th)

Mac Jones
Attempts 120 (7th)
Completions 81 (9th)
Passing Yards 737 (21st)
Completion Percentage 67.5 (19th)
Touchdowns 2 (t-27th)
Interceptions 3 (t-22nd)
Rating 79.1 (29th)

Damien Harris
Rushing attempts 45 (t-8th)
Rushing Yards 176 (17th)
Avg. 3.9 (t-33rd)
Rush TD 1 (t-15th)
First Downs 10 (t-44th)

Jakobi Meyers
Receptions 19 (t-16th)
Rec. Yards 176 (43rd)
Avg. 9.3 (99th)

Jake Bailey
Net Punting Avg. 37.8 (23rd)
Gross Punting Avg. 50.1 (5th)
Kickoff Touchbacks 9 (t-16th)

Interceptions
J.C. Jackson 2 (t-3rd)
Jonathan Jones 1 (t-9th)
Devin McCourty  1 (t-9th)
Adrian Phillips 1 (t-9th)

Sacks
Matt Judon 3.5 (8th)
Josh Uche 3 (t-9th)

Gunner Olszewski
Punt return Avg. 8.3 (12th)

Nick Folk
Points, kicker 30 (3rd)