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Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Charting the hits on Brady

By Mike Reiss

A look at the sacks/hits that quarterback Tom Brady has absorbed this season (QB hits charted by in-game statisticians):

at Dolphins: 1 sack/2 quarterback hits
vs. Chargers: 2 sacks/5 quarterback hits
at Bills: 0 sacks/4 quarterback hits
at Raiders: 1 sack/4 quarterback hits
vs. Jets: 4 sacks/5 quarterback hits
vs. Cowboys: 3 sacks/8 quarterback hits
at Steelers: 3 sacks/4 quarterback hits
vs. Giants: 2 sacks/3 quarterback hits
at Jets: 0 sacks/1 quarterback hit
vs. Chiefs: 3 sacks/6 quarterback hits
at Eagles: 1 sack/2 quarterback hits
vs. Colts: 1 sack/4 quarterback hits

The Patriots rank 4th in the NFL in sacks allowed per pass play (21 in 480). Brady has absorbed 48 quarterback hits this season, an average of four per game.