BY THE NUMBERS: Charting the Patriots Rushing Attack against Houston

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January 15, 2013 at 11:11pm ET

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After going over the full stat breakdown from Sunday's win over Houston, while looking at the rushing statistics it was interesting to note that the Patriots completely avoided running off right tackle or off the end on that side of the line.

Here's a full breakdown of each zone including player stats:

LEFT END
Stevan Ridley: 2 carries, 4 yards (2.0 avg)
Shane Vereen: 1 carry, -1 yards (-1.0 avg)

strong>LEFT TACKLE
Shane Vereen: 3 carries, 29 yards (9.7 avg), 1 TD
Stevan Ridley: 1 carry, 23 yards (23.0 avg)

LEFT GUARD
Shane Vereen: 1 carry, 4 yards (4.0 avg)
Danny Woodhead: 1 carry, 0 yards (0.0 avg)
Stevan Ridley: 3 carries, -1 yards (-0.3 avg)

MIDDLE
Stevan Ridley: 4 carries, 22 yards (5.5 avg)
Shane Vereen: 1 carry, 1 yard (1.0 avg)

RIGHT GUARD
Stevan Ridley: 5 carries, 34 yards (6.8 avg), 1 TD
Shane Vereen: 1 carry, 8 yards (8.0 avg)

RIGHT TACKLE
No attempts.

RIGHT END
No attempts.

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