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Stat check: Pats lead NFL in scoring

A look at where the Patriots rank in key NFL statistical categories after six weeks:

Points scored

1st

30.8 avg.

Points allowed

25th

23.2 avg.

Third-down offense

3rd

30 of 61, 49.2 percent

Third-down defense

32nd

34 of 69, 49.3 percent

Turnover differential

Tied-8th

Plus-2 (8 take-aways, 6 give-aways)

Red-zone offense (TD percentage)

13th

11 TDs in 20 trips, 55 percent

Red-zone defense (opponents' TD percentage)

24th

8 TDs in 13 trips, 61.5 percent