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Stat check: Patriots at Jets

A look at the 11-3 New England Patriots in our weekly "stat check" while also bringing this week's opponent, the 3-11 New York Jets, into the discussion:

Points per game

This week: First (31.5)

Last week: Third (30.8)

Last season: Third (27.75)

Jets in 2014: 30th (16.4)

Points allowed per game

This week: Eighth (20.0)

Last week: Ninth (20.5)

Last season: 10th (21.12)

Jets in 2014: 24th (25.7)

Third-down offense

This week: Sixth (87 of 193, 45.1 percent)

Last week: Seventh (79 of 180, 43.9 percent)

Last season: 16th (83 of 221, 37.6 percent)

Jets in 2014: 21st (80 of 207, 38.6 percent)

Third-down defense

This week: 16th (74 of 185, 40.0 percent)

Last week: 20th (71 of 169, 42.0 percent)

Last season: 26th (98 of 232, 42.2 percent)

Jets in 2014: 31st (89 of 193, 46.1 percent)

Turnover differential

This week: Fourth (plus-11, 23 takeaways, 12 giveaways)

Last week: Tied-third (plus-10, 21 takeaways, 11 giveaways)

Last season: Eighth (plus-9, 29 takeaways, 20 giveaways)

Jets in 2014: 31st (minus-11, 11 takeaways, 22 giveaways)

Red zone offense (based on TD percentage)

This week: Seventh (37 of 59)

Last week: Seventh (34 of 54)

Last season: 15th (36 of 65)

Jets in 2014: Tied-29th (16 of 39)

Red zone defense (based on TD percentage)

This week: Ninth (20 of 41)

Last week: 12th (20 of 38)

Last season: 16th (28 of 50)

Jets in 2014: 25th (26 of 43)