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Stat check: Final Pats rankings

Each week during the NFL season, a "stat check" that highlights where the Patriots (13-3) rank among all NFL teams is highlighted.

Here are the final rankings:

Points scored

Final ranking: 3rd -- 32.06 avg.

Points against

Final ranking: 15th -- 21.37 avg.

Third-down offense

Final ranking: 5th -- 89 of 194 (45.9%)

Third-down defense

Final ranking: 28th -- 87 of 202 (43.1%)

Turnover differential

Final ranking: 3rd -- Plus-17 (34 takeaways, 17 giveaways)

Red zone offense (TD percentage)

Final ranking: 2nd (47 touchdowns/72 trips)

Red zone defense

Final ranking: Tied-21st (34 touchdowns/61 trips)

EXTRA POINT: After ranking last in the NFL in yards allowed for most of the season, the Patriots finished 31st out of the NFL's 32 teams (411.1 avg.). The Green Bay Packers are 32nd, with an average of 411.6.