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3 sacks allowed for 3rd straight game

12/20/2010

Quarterback Tom Brady was sacked three times by the Packers on Sunday night, marking the third straight game in which he's been brought down three times.

Brady has been sacked 24 times in 473 pass plays this season, ranking the Patriots seventh-best in the NFL in terms of fewest sacks allowed per pass play.

According to in-game statisticians, Brady has absorbed 44 quarterback hits in 14 games this season. That's just more than an average of three hits per game, which is solid production.

A look at the sacks allowed per pass play this season by the Patriots, which have come in bunches:

Bengals: 0 of 35

Jets: 1 of 37

Bills: 1 of 28

Dolphins: 3 in 27

Ravens: 3 in 47

Chargers: 4 in 36

Vikings: 0 in 27

Browns: 1 in 39

Steelers: 0 in 43

Colts: 1 in 27

Lions: 1 in 28

Jets: 3 in 32

Bears: 3 in 43

Packers: 3 in 27