Pats Stats Check-In: Sony Michel runs up the rankings


It’s only been three weeks of 2020 NFL action, but some statistical trends are beginning to take shape for teams and players alike. As such, will check in each week through the remainder of the season to see how the Patriots (2-1) are doing statistically in a variety of areas, both on a team level and as individuals.

Points Scored (NFL rank) 29.0 (t-11th)
Points Allowed 22.0 (11th)
Point Differential plus-21 (t-8th)

Total Offense 409.0 (8th)
Rush Offense 178.0 (1st)
Pass Offense 231.0 (22nd)
Third Down 45.5% (11th)
Red Zone 60.0% (18th)

Total Defense 357.7 (t-12th)
Rush Defense 122.3 (19th)
Pass Defense 235.3 (11th)
Third Down 37.0% (7th)
Red Zone 55.6% (9th)

Turnover Differential plus-4 (t-2nd)

Cam Newton
Attempts 91 (24th)
Completions 62 (23rd)
Passing Yards 714 (21st)
Completion Percentage 68.1 (13th)
Touchdowns 2 (t-30th)
Interceptions 2 (t-13th)
Rating 89.7 (24th)
Rushing attempts 35 (t-27th)
Rushing Yards 149 (30th)
Rush Avg. 4.3 (26th)
Rushing TDs 4 (t-1st)
First downs 15 (t-16th)

Sony Michel
Rushing attempts 26 (t-36th)
Rushing Yards 173 (22nd)
Avg. 6.7 (3rd)
Rush TD 1 (t-24th)

Julian Edelman
Receptions 15 (t-22nd)
Receiving Yards 259 (t-10th)
Avg. 17.3 (11th)
First Downs 14 (t-20th)
Scrimmage Yards 281 (16th)

N’Keal Harry
Receptions 15 (t-22nd)
Receiving Yards 145 (53rd)
Avg. 9.7 (t-173rd)

Jake Bailey
Net Punting Avg. 44.3 (Does not qualify)
Gross Punting Avg. 46.7 (Does not qualify)
Kickoff Touchbacks 13 (t-9th)

Stephon Gilmore 1 (t-5th)
J.C. Jackson 1 (t-5th)
Devin McCourty  1 (t-5th)
Adrian Phillips 1 (t-5th)