Patriots’ run defense trending downward

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It’s been four weeks of NFL action and 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 (1-3) are doing statistically in a variety of areas, both on a team level and as individuals.

Scoring
Points Scored (NFL rank) 18.5 (t-23rd)
Points Allowed 24.5 (22nd)
Point Differential minus-24 (t-27th)

Offense
Total Offense 341.3 (18th)
Rush Offense 128.5 (10th)
Pass Offense 212.8 (22nd)
Third Down 39.1% (15th)
Red Zone 54.5% (21st)

Defense
Total Defense 346.8 (19th)
Rush Defense 135.8 (26th)
Pass Defense 211.0 (11th)
Third Down 46.3% (28th)
Red Zone 69.2% (t-22)

Turnover Differential minus-3 (t-28th)

Mac Jones
Attempts 97 (30th)
Completions 64 (t-27th)
Passing Yards 786 (12th)
Completion Percentage 66.0 (24th)
Touchdowns 2 (t-30th)
Interceptions 5 (t-28th)
Rating 76.2 (29th)

Damien Harris
Rushing attempts 53 (t-19th)
Rushing Yards 246 (18th)
Avg. 4.6 (20th)
Rush TD 3 (t-4th)
First Downs 15 (t-35th)
Points/Non-Kicker 18 (t-12)

Rhamondre Stevenson
Rushing attempts 43 (29th)
Rushing Yards 211 (t-23rd)
Avg. 4.9 (t-15th)
Rush TD 1 (t-23rd)
First Downs 16 (t-24th

Jakobi Meyers
Receptions 13 (72nd)
Rec. Yards 150 (t-75th)
Avg. 11.5 (62nd)

Nelson Agholor
Receptions 14 (t-67th)
Rec. Yards 225 (36th)
Avg. 16.1 (t-13th)
TD 1 (t-39th)

DeVante Parker
Receptions 8 (t-128th)
Rec. Yards 189 (51st)
Avg. 23.6 (1st)
TD 1 (t-39th)

Jake Bailey
Net Punting Avg. 34.5 (29th)
Gross Punting Avg. 43.6 (29th)
Kickoff Touchbacks 11 (t-18th)

Interceptions
Jack Jones 1 (t-19th)
Jonathan Jones 1 (t-19th)
Jalen Mills 1 (t-19th)

Sacks
Matthew Judon 4 (t-5th)
Deatrich Wise Jr. 4 (t-5th)

Myles Bryant
Punt return Avg. 6.6 (20th)

Marcus Jones
Kickoff return Avg. 26.0 (1st)

Nick Folk
Points, kicker 20 (27th)

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