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A Statistical Look at the New England Patriots Defense and Special Teams

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Team Stats


Saints Offense New England Opponents
Total First Downs 221 172
Rushing 83 46
Passing 128 115
Penalty 10 11
3rd Down: Made/Att 61/130 46/122
3rd Down Pct. 46.9% 37.7%
4th Down: Made/Att 3/10 4/10
4th Down Pct. 30.0% 40.0%
Possession Avg. 32:21 25:34
Total Net Yards 4205 2967
Avg. Per Game 420.5 296.7
Total Plays 657 580
Avg. Per Play 6.4 5.1
Net Yards Rushing 1543 1094
Avg. Per Game 154.3 109.4
Total Rushes 324 246
Net Yards Passing 2662 1873
Avg. Per Game 266.2 187.3
Sacked/Yards Lost 13/84 18/143
Gross Yards 2746 2030
Attempts/Completions 320/218 316/177
Completion Pct. 68.1% 56.0%
Had Intercepted 9 13

Opponent Scoring


New England Opponents Saints Offense
Touchdowns 20 48
Rushing 3 18
Passing 14 22
Returns 3 8

Score By Periods Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Pts
New England Opponents 27 52 37 45 3 164
Saints 65 116 83 105 0 369

 

 

Team Ranking and Comparisons

Team Yds / Game Yds / Play Rush Yds / Game Rush Yds / Play Pass Yds / Game Pass Yds / Play Int. Rate Sacks / Pass Att. First Downs / Game Punt Return Avg Kickoff Return Avg 3rd Down Pct 4th Down Pct Red Zone Pct Goal to Go% Pts / Game Point Diff./ Game Yard Diff./ Game
NE 296.7 5.12 109.4 4.45 187.3 5.93 4.11% 5.70% 17.2 9.4 24.2 37.70% 40.00% 65.00% 83.33% 16.4 12.6 119.4
Rank 6 12 14 22 6 7 6 24 5t 22 22 15 5t 28 27 2 2 1
NO Offensive Rank 1 2 5 5 6 1 18 4 2 31 -- 3 28 4 20t 1 -- --


 

Individual Stats

Interceptions No. Yds Avg Long TD
L.Bodden 5 60 12.0 53t 1
B.Meriweather 3 74 24.7 39t 1
D.Butler 2 0 0.0 0 0
J.Wilhite 1 17 17.0 17 0
P.Chung 1 2 2.0 2 0
R.Moss 1 0 0.0 0 0
Team 13 153 11.8 53t 2

Player Sacks
T. Banta-Cain 5.0
M. Wright 4.0
A. Thomas 2.0
P. Chung 2.0
D. Burgess 2.0
J. Mayo 1.0
T. Warren 1.0
R. Ninkovich 1.0
Team 18.0

Player Fumble Recoveries
B. McGowan 2
J. Sanders 1
S. Gostkowski 1
J. Wilhite 1
J. Seau 1
D. Burgess 1
L. Bodden 1
M. Wright 1
Team 9

Field Goals 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+
S.Gostkowski 0/ 0 7/ 7 10/ 11 2/ 5 1/ 1

Punting No Yds Avg Net TB In Lg B
C.Hanson 36 1428 39.7 33.9 4 13 55 1

Punt Returns Ret FC Yds Avg Long TD
W.Welker 15 11 195 13.0 69 0
J.Edelman 6 0 63 10.5 35 0
K.Faulk 5 2 31 6.2 15 0
Team 26 13 289 11.1 69 0

Kickoff Returns No. Yds Avg Long TD
J.Edelman 10 225 22.5 32 0
L.Maroney 9 208 23.1 52 0
K.Faulk 6 144 24.0 32 0
B.Tate 4 106 26.5 34 0
M.Slater 3 82 27.3 31 0
D.Connolly 1 16 16.0 16 0
Team 33 781 23.7 52 0