New England‘s defense has been nothing short of sensational through the first six weeks of the season. Critics can point to the soft schedule all they want, but when you’re allowing just eight points per game in today’s NFL, you’re doing something right.
On top of that, the Patriots are also currently the No. 4 defense in terms of yards allowed on the season – despite the fact that they’ve already played one more game than the No. 2 defense (Buffalo Bills), and the fact that they’ve played two more games than the No.