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Stat check: Red-zone offense dips

9/18/2012

A look at where the Patriots rank in key statistical categories after Week 2, while also bringing the team's opponent this week -- the Baltimore Ravens -- into the discussion:

Points scored

This week: Tied-12th (26.0)

Last week: 6th (34.0)

Ravens: Tied-2nd (33.5)

Points against

This week: 4th (16.5)

Last week: Tied-3rd (13.0)

Ravens: 6th (18.5)

Third-down offense

This week: Tied-13th (40.7 percent, 11 of 27)

Last week: Tied-6th (50 percent, 6 of 12)

Ravens: 25th (7 of 23, 30.4 percent)

Third-down defense

This week: 9th (32.1 percent, 9 of 28)

Last week: Tied-17th (35.7 percent, 5 of 14)

Ravens: 14th (36.7 percent, 11 of 30)

Turnover differential

This week: Tied-5th (Plus-3 -- 4 takeaways, 1 giveaway)

Last week: Tied-7th (Plus-2 -- 2 takeaways, 0 giveaways)

Ravens: 4th (Plus-4 -- 6 takeaways, 2 giveaways)

Red-zone offense (TD percentage)

This week: Tied-24th (42.9 percent, 3 of 7)

Last week: Tied-14th (50 percent; 2 of 4)

Ravens: 2nd (80 percent, 4 of 5)

Red-zone defense (TD percentage)

This week: Tied-11th (50 percent; 2 of 4)

Last week: Tied-1st (0 percent; 0 of 2)

Ravens: Tied-7th (37.5 percent; 3 of 8)