IN FOCUS: Charting the Patriots Passing Game vs Baltimore

Ian Logue
September 24, 2012 at 03:53am ET

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After compiling the stats from Sunday's loss to Baltimore, here's a quick look at the Patriots passing game, charting where Tom Brady and the offense threw the football:


In the above diagram you'll see that the Patriots had the most success targeting the short left part of the field, with Brady completing 82% of his attempts. Brady was perfect over the middle (6-for-6 and a touchdown), while having the least success on the right side (47% completion percentage).

Here's a breakdown of where each receiver had a reception Sunday night:

Short attempts to the left:
Brandon Lloyd - 7 Targets, 6 Receptions, 77 yards
Wes Welker - 4 Targets, 3 Receptions, 24 yards
Deion Branch - 2 Targets, 1 Receptions, 11 yards
Rob Gronkowski - 1 Target, 1 Reception, 9 Yards
Julian Edelman - 2 Targets, 2 Receptions, 6 Yards
Michael Hoomanawanui - 1 Target, 1 Reception, 4 Yards

Short attempts to the Middle:
Wes Welker - 2 Targets, 2 Receptions, 39 Yards
Julian Edelman - 2 Targets, 2 Receptions, 22 Yards
Brandon Lloyd - 1 Target, 1 Reception, 11 Yards
Danny Woodhead - 1 Target, 1 Reception, 9 Yards

Short attempts to the Right:
Brandon Lloyd - 3 Targets, 2 Receptions, 20 yards
Wes Welker - 3 Targets, 2 Receptions, 20 Yards
Rob Gronkowksi - 2 Targets, 1 Receptions, 12 Yards
Kellen Winslow Jr. - 2 Targets, 1 Reception, 12 Yards
Julian Edelman - 2 Targets, 0 Receptions
Deion Branch - 1 Target, 1 Reception, 0 Yards
Danny Woodhead - 1 Target, 0 Receptions
Stevan Ridley - 1 Target, 0 Receptions

DEEP PASSES

Deep Attempts to the Left
Wes Welker - 1 Target, 1 Reception, 59 Yards
Brandon Lloyd - 1 Target, 0 Receptions

Deep Attempts to the Middle
Julian Edelman - 1 Target, 0 Receptions

Deep Attempts to the Right
No Attempts

*These numbers were compiled based on the official numbers provided by the NFL.

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