Week 17: Stat check


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With one regular-season game remaining, here’s a look at some offensive and defensive stats for the Patriots, both as a team and individually:

Offense
Total offense: 6th AFC, 11th NFL – 354.5 yards per game
Rushing: 7th AFC, T-11th NFL – 119.5 ypg
Passing: 5th AFC, 12th NFL – 235.1 ypg
3rd down efficiency: 1st AFC, 3d NFL – 46.7 percent (84 of 180)
Red zone: 2d AFC, 3d NFL – 63.9 TD percentage (39 TD/61 red-zone chances)
Give-aways: 1st AFC, 1st NFL – 9 (5 INT, 4 lost fumbles)

Defense
Total defense: 14th AFC, 27th NFL – 374.3 yards per game
Rushing: 8th AFC, 16th NFL – 112.3 ypg
Passing: 15th AFC, 30th NFL – 262.0 ypg
3rd down efficiency: 16th AFC, 32d NFL – 48.2 percent
Red zone: 8th AFC, 17th NFL – 54.0 TD percentage (27 TD/50 red-zone chances)
Take-aways: 1st AFC, 1st NFL – 36 (24 INTs, 12 fumble recoveries)

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Giveaway/takeaway margin: 1st AFC, 1st NFL – plus-27
Points per game: 1st AFC, 1st NFL – 32.0 ppg
Points per game allowed: 8th AFC, 13th NFL – 20.4 ppg
Points per game differential: 1st AFC, 1st NFL – 11.6 ppg

Passing stats
Tom Brady: 314 att, 476 comp (66.0 percent), 3,701 yards, 34 TDs, 4 INTs, 25 sacks

Rushing stats
BenJarvus Green-Ellis: 209 att, 928 yards (4.4 yards per carry), 12 TDs
Danny Woodhead: 95 att, 528 yards (5.6 ypc), 5 TDs
Fred Taylor: 33 att, 120 yards (3.6 ypc)

Receiving stats
Wes Welker: 86 rec, 848 yards (9.9 yards per catch), 7 TDs
Deion Branch: 48 rec, 706 yards (14.7 ypc), 5 TDs**
Aaron Hernandez: 45 rec, 563 yards (12.5 ypc), 6 TDs
Rob Gronkowski: 36 rec, 444 yards (12.3 ypc), 9 TDs
Danny Woodhead: 34 rec, 379 yards (11.1 ypc), 1 TD
Brandon Tate: 22 rec, 350 yards (15.9 ypc), 2 TDs

Tackles
Jerod Mayo: 186 total tackles (111 unassisted/75 assists)
Patrick Chung: 88 total (66/22)
Devin McCourty: 81 total (69/12)
Vince Wilfork: 80 total (46/34)
Brandon Spikes: 71 total (41/30)
Brandon Meriweather: 66 total (46/20)
Kyle Arrington: 63 total (48/15)
Gary Guyton: 62 total (42/20)

Sacks
Mike Wright: 5.5
Tully Banta-Cain: 5.0
Gerard Warren: 3.5
Gary Guyton: 3.0

Interceptions
Devin McCourty: 6 for 110 yards
Patrick Chung: 3 for 96 yards, 1 TD
James Sanders: 3 for 60 yards, 1 TD
Brandon Meriweather: 3 for 39 yards

Special teams tackles
Matthew Slater: 18 (12 unassisted/6 assists)
Tracy White: 18 (9/9)
Kyle Arrington: 15 (12/3)
Devin McCourty: 11 (10/1)
Sammy Morris (6/5)

**stats with New England; total for season – 61 rec, 818 yards (13.4 ypc), 6 TDs