A look at the Patriots' final regular season stats


Eighteen weeks of NFL action are in the books. WEEI.com has been checking in each week all season to see how the Patriots (10-7) were doing statistically in a variety of areas, both on a team level and as individuals. The final numbers are now in.

Pats stats analysis: Despite another slow start and losing effort in Miami, statistically New England finishes the year with one of the best defenses in the NFL. The unit finished second in points allowed, second in red zone defense, fifth in third down defense, fourth in total yards allowed and second in passing yards allowed. That’s pretty impressive across the board, even if the results on the field haven’t always looked that way. … The Patriots offense finished sixth in the NFL in points, making New England one of six teams (Bills, Colts, Chiefs, Cowboys and Buccaneers) to finish in the top 10 in both points and points allowed. All but the Colts made the playoffs. … Mac Jones finished the year as the clear top rookie quarterback, but middle of the pack overall. Other than ranking No. 8 in completion percentage, Jones ranked No. 15 in rating, No. 13 in yards and tied for 14th in touchdowns. Still, an impressive first year. … Damien Harris’ touchdown in Miami gave him 15 for the year, a number ranks tied for second in the NFL and second all-time in New England history, trailing only LeGarrette Blount’s 18. … While 26 players notched 1,000 yards receiving, New England did not have one of them. Still, Jakobi Meyers had a solid year finishing 18th in the league with 83 catches and 33rd with 866 receiving yards. Not bad for a former undrafted player working with a rookie QB.

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Points Scored (NFL rank) 27.2 (6th)
Points Allowed 17.8 (2nd)
Point Differential plus-159 (3rd)

Total Offense 353.4 (15th)
Rush Offense 126.5 (8th)
Pass Offense 226.9 (14th)
Third Down 43.5% (10th)
Red Zone 61.9% (11th)

Total Defense 310.8 (4th)
Rush Defense 123.7 (22nd)
Pass Defense 187.1 (2nd)
Third Down 36.5% (5th)
Red Zone 47.9% (2nd)

Turnover Differential plus-7 (t-8th)
Takeaways 30 (t-3rd)
Interceptions 23 (2nd)

Mac Jones
Attempts 521 (14th)
Completions 352 (15th)
Passing Yards 3,801 (13th)
Completion Percentage 67.6 (8th)
Touchdowns 22 (t-14th)
Interceptions 12 (t-19th)
Rating 92.5 (15th)

Damien Harris
Rushing attempts 202 (17th)
Rushing Yards 929 (10th)
Avg. 4.6 (16th)
Rush TD 15 (t-2nd)
First downs 59 (t-27th)
Points, non-kicker 90 (6th)

Rhamondre Stevenson
Rushing attempts 133 (t-38th)
Rushing Yards 606 (36th)
Avg. 4.6 (17th)
Rush TD 5 (t-24th)

Jakobi Meyers
Receptions 83 (18th)
Rec. Yards 866 (33rd)
Avg. 10.4 (82nd)
TD 2 (t-89th)

Kendrick Bourne
Receptions 55 (t-59th)
Rec. Yards 800 (44th)
Avg. 14.5 (21st)
TD 5 (t-40th)

Hunter Henry
Receptions 50 (t-71st)
Rec. Yards 603 (61st)
Avg. 12.1 (58th)
TD 9 (t-9th)
Points, non-kicker 54 (t-27th)

Jake Bailey
Net Punting Avg. 39.6 (21st)
Gross Punting Avg. 47.3 (8th)
Kickoff Touchbacks 41 (18th)

J.C. Jackson 8 (2nd)
Kyle Dugger 4 (t-12th)
Adrian Phillips 4 (t-12th)
Devin McCourty  3 (t-23rd)
Myles Bryant 1(t-108th)
Jamie Collins 1 (t-108th)
Jonathan Jones 1 (t-108th)
Kyle Van Noy 1 (t-108th)

Matt Judon 12.5 (t-7th)
Kyle Van Noy 4 (t-92nd)

Gunner Olszewski
Punt return Avg. 11.9 (t-2nd)

Nick Folk
Points, kicker 150 (t-1st)
Field goals made 36 (t-2nd)
Field goals attempted 39 (3rd)

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