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Stat check: Even on turnovers

11/8/2011

A look at where the Patriots rank in key statistical categories, with the Jets' key stats included:

Points scored

This week: Tied-4th -- 27.75 avg.

Last week: 5th -- 28.8 avg.

Jets: Tied-11th -- 24.8 avg.

Points against

This week: Tied-20th -- 23.0 avg.

Last week: 17th -- 22.8 avg.

Jets: Tied-8th -- 20.3 avg.

Third-down offense

This week: 5th -- 45 of 94 (47.9%)

Last week:
4th -- 40 of 79 (50.6%)

Jets: Tied-13th -- 42 of 105 (40.0%)

Third-down defense

This week: 28th -- 45 of 103 (43.7%)

Last week: 30th -- 41 of 89 (46.1%)

Jets: 2nd -- 32 of 102 (31.4%)

Turnover differential

This week: Tied-15th -- Even (14 takeaways, 14 giveaways)

Last week: Tied-11th -- Plus-2 (12 takeaways, 10 giveaways)

Jets: Tied-7th -- Plus-4 (19 takeaways, 15 giveaways)

Red zone offense (TD percentage)

This week: 5th (23 touchdowns/36 trips)

Last week: 3rd (21 touchdowns/32 trips)

Jets: 4th (16 touchdowns/25 trips)

Red zone defense

This week: 16th (18 touchdowns/34 trips)

Last week: Tied-13th (15 touchdowns/29 trips)

Jets: 12th (11 touchdowns/23 trips)