Pats Stats Check-In: Boogeymen D dropping back a bit


With 13 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 (10-2) are doing statistically in a variety of areas, both on a team level and as individuals.



Points Scored (NFL rank)       26.8 (6th)

Points Allowed                       12.1 (1st)

Point Differential                    plus-177 (2nd)



Total Offense      360.8 (14th)

Rush Offense      96.3 (21st)

Pass Offense       264.4 (8th)

Third Down        38.8% (16th)

Red Zone            49.0% (24th)



Total Defense      258.0 (2nd)

Rush Defense      94.5 (5th)

Pass Defense       163.5 (2nd)

Third Down         21.7% (1st)

Red Zone             50.0% (t-8th)


Turnover Differential     plus-18 (1st)


Tom Brady

Attempts                  486 (1st)

Completions            297 (3rd)

Passing Yards          3,268 (5th)

Comp. Percentage   61.1 (29th)

Touchdowns            18 (t-13th)

Interceptions           6 (t-13th)

Rating                     88.2 (21st)

Sony Michel

Rushing Yards       645 (t-14th)

Avg.                       3.5 (t-39th)

Rush TD                6 (t-12th)

First Downs           47 (21st)


Julian Edelman

Receptions         82 (3rd)

Rec. Yards         915 (11th)

First Downs       47 (t-21st)


Mohamed Sanu

Receptions         50 (t-41st)

First Downs       38 (t-42nd)


James White

Receptions         57 (t-28th)


Jake Bailey

Net Punting Avg.              41.5 (13th)

Gross Punting Avg.          44.9 (21st)



Devin McCourty           5 (t-1st)

Stephon Gilmore           4 (t-4th)

Jamie Collins                3 (t-15th)



Kyle Van Noy     6.5 (t-31st)

Jamie Collins      6 (t-36th)

Adam Butler       5.5 (t-44th)


Defensive Fumble Recoveries

Lawrence Guy   2 (t-11th)

Kyle Van Noy    2 (t-11th)

Justin Bethel      2 (t-11th)