The Oakland Raiders take on the New England Patriots at home this week. The Patriots will bring with them a 3rd down conversion rate of 54% (3rd in NFL) and a red zone efficiency rate of 68% (4th in NFL).
In this weekly article, Pro Football Spotlight will bring you the upcoming opponent’s rushing and passing tendencies, as well as some additional data and observations. For example: Did you know that the the New England Patriots are ranked 1st in the NFL in passing yards, per game, and the least amount of sacks surrendered per game.
Every team in the NFL has strengths and weaknesses, tendencies, and go-to guys. They have plays they like to call during tight situations or directions they like to run when in the middle of the football field.
Let’s take a look at the rest of those tendencies…