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Updating base vs. sub defensive stats

As part of monitoring a growing trend in recent years for the Patriots -- the defense playing more in space in sub packages (5 or more defensive backs) -- let's update the numbers after Sunday's win over the Dolphins:

at Dolphins

Sub: 36 of 63

Base: 27 of 63

Short-yardage: 0 of 63

at Jets

Sub: 49 of 72

Base: 22 of 72

Short-yardage: 1 of 72

vs. Colts

Sub: 54 of 78

Base: 22 of 78

Short-yardage: 2 of 78

vs. Bills

Sub: 62 of 81

Base: 17 of 81

Short-yardage: 2 of 81

at Rams

Base: 39 of 63

Sub: 24 of 63

Short-yardage: 0 of 63

vs. Jets

Base: 50 of 84

Sub: 32 of 84

Short-yardage: 2 of 84

at Seahawks

Base: 40 of 56

Sub: 16 of 56

Short-yardage: 0 of 56

vs. Broncos

Sub: 60 of 66

Base: 5 of 66

Short-yardage: 1 of 66

at Bills

Sub: 58 of 71

Base: 13 of 71

Short-yardage: 0 of 71

at Ravens

Base: 37 of 73

Sub: 36 of 73

Short-yardage: 0 of 73

vs. Cardinals

Sub: 30 of 64

Base: 29 of 64

Short-yardage: 5 of 64

at Titans

Sub: 42 of 65

Base: 21 of 65

Short-yardage: 2 of 65

ANALYSIS: This puts the 12-game total at 59.68 percent in sub packages (499 of 836, including penalties). In the first half, the Patriots were in base for 19 snaps and 16 in sub. The numbers tilted as the Dolphins were forced to pass late.