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It’s Halloween and we have one of the scariest sights you will see all day.
You may want to avoid direct eye-contact of numbers below.
|NFL Rank||Scary Statistic||Comments|
|32||424 yards allowed per game.||We knew it was bad, but consider this: The Indianapolis Colts and St. Lous Rams are ahead of the Patriots. The Colts and Rams.|
|32||6.4 yards allowed per play.||By this account, it would take less than two plays run by an opposing offense for a first down.|
|t-31||Teams are completing 46 percent on third downs.||This will cause you to lose football games. See Pittsburgh.|
|32||2,262 passing yards allowed.||Chad Henne had 416 yards passing against the Patriots in Week 1. Are we all that surprised?|
|This is scary..||Devin McCourtey, Patrick Chung and Kyle Arrington are 1, 2 and 3 respectively in tackles this season for Patriots.||It doesn’t take a genius to figure this one out. Anytime you leading tacklers are defensive backs something isn’t right.|
If that didn’t scare you enough, see this:
Since 2007, the Patriots have drafted seven defensive backs — six of the seven were drafted in rounds one or two. Of those seven, three remain on the team. T-H-R-E-E.