Pats Stats Check-In: No. 1 across the board in points


With six 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 rest of the season to see how Patriots are doing statistically in a variety of areas, both on a team level and as individuals.


Points Scored (NFL rank)              31.7 (1st)

Points Allowed                               8.0 (1st)

Point Differential                           plus-142 (1st)



Total Offense        386.3 (8th)

Rush Offense        101.5 (21st)

Pass Offense         284.8 (5th)

Third Down         40.7% (13th)

Red Zone             50.0% (t-21st)



Total Defense       234.7 (1st)

Rush Defense       73.7 (3rd)

Pass Defense        161.0 (2nd)

Third Down         13.7% (1st)

Red Zone             25.0% (t-1st)


Turnover Differential     plus-9 (1st)


Tom Brady

Passing Yards                               1,743 (6th)

Completion Percentage                65.4 (15th)

Touchdowns                                10 (t-9th)

Interceptions                                3 (t-14th)

Rating                                          97.5 (12th)


Sony Michel

Rushing Yards            348 (17th)


Julian Edelman

Receptions              38 (9th)

Receiving Yards     449 (13th)


Jake Bailey

Net Punting Avg.              43.2 (10th)

Gross Punting Avg.          45.8 (21st)


Gunner Olszewski

Punt Return Avg.             8.6 (12th)



Devin McCourty             4 (1st)

Jamie Collins                  3 (t-2nd)

Stephon Gilmore             2 (t-7th)

J.C. Jackson                    2 (t-7th)



Jamie Collins                    4.5 (t-12th)

Chase Winovich                4 (t-17th)

Kyle Van Noy     3.5 (t-27th)