Patriots’ defense top-10 across the board


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

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Points Scored (NFL rank) 12.0 (t-29th)
Points Allowed 17.0 (8th)
Point Differential minus-10 (24th)

Total Offense 323.5 (22nd)
Rush Offense 101.0 (19th)
Pass Offense 222.5 (17th)
Third Down 50.0% (t-7th)
Red Zone 50.0% (t-19th)

Total Defense 275.0 (4th)
Rush Defense 78.0 (t-5th)
Pass Defense 197.0 (9th)
Third Down 48.3% (25th)
Red Zone 25.0% (3rd)

Turnover Differential minus-2 (t-22nd)

Mac Jones
Attempts 65 (t-19th)
Completions 42 (t-18th)
Passing Yards 465 (19th)
Completion Percentage 64.6 (14th)
Touchdowns 2 (t-17th)
Interceptions 2 (t-21st)
Rating 83.2 (19th)

Damien Harris
Rushing attempts 24 (t-22nd)
Rushing Yards 119 (16th)
Avg. 5.0 (t-17th)
Rush TD 1 (t-5th)
First Downs 8 (t-32nd)

Rhamondre Stevenson
Rushing attempts 17 (t-34th)
Rushing Yards 72 (t-40th)
Avg. 4.2 (t-30th)

Jakobi Meyers
Receptions 13 (t-11th)
Rec. Yards 150 (19th)
Avg. 11.5 (t-56th)

Nelson Agholor
Receptions 9 (t-43rd)
Rec. Yards 138 (22nd)
Avg. 15.3 (21st)
TD 1 (t-16th)

Jake Bailey
Net Punting Avg. 34.9 (29th)
Gross Punting Avg. 40.6 (30th)
Kickoff Touchbacks 4 (t-26th)

Jalen Mills 1 (t-6th)

Matthew Judon 2 (t-8th)

Myles Bryant
Punt return Avg. 6.8 (t-15th)

Nick Folk
Points, kicker 6 (t-29th)

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