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Red-zone offense in the spotlight

After reading that the Patriots had the third highest total of red-zone trips last season behind New Orleans and Minnesota, but only scored touchdowns 52.3 percent of the time (13th in the NFL), commenter "DinoScapelli" wrote:

"What red zone conversion percentage did the Saints and Vikes ultimately have? How far were the Pats behind, say, the sixth best team in that category? Top 20 percent wouldn't be so bad."

Here is the breakdown:

1. Cardinals -- 54 trips/38 touchdowns -- 70.4 percent

2. Colts -- 53 trips/35 touchdowns -- 66 percent

3. Vikings -- 69 trips/43 touchdowns -- 62.3 percent

4. Dolphins -- 54 trips/33 touchdowns -- 61.1 percent

5. 49ers -- 39 trips/23 touchdowns -- 59 percent

6. Saints -- 71 trips/41 touchdowns -- 57.7 percent

7. Redskins -- 46 trips/26 touchdowns -- 56.5 percent

8. Titans -- 39 trips/22 touchdowns -- 56.4 percent

9. Packers -- 62 trips/34 touchdowns -- 54.8 percent

10. Chargers -- 63 trips/34 touchdowns -- 54 percent

11. Ravens -- 57 trips/30 touchdowns -- 52.6 percent

12. Texans -- 63 trips/33 touchdowns -- 52.4 percent

13. Patriots -- 65 trips/34 touchdowns -- 52.3 percent