For the fifth consecutive game, the New England Patriots offense scored on at least five possessions in a contest. Last week against the Miami Dolphins, the Patriots offense had two touchdowns and three field goals in their 23-16 win. It was, however, the fewest offensive TDs in a game since Week 7 when they scored two offensive TDs in their 29-26 win over the New York Jets.
Take a quick look at the POP Score rankings below and you see that having an efficient offense is definitely a key to success in the league. Of the Top 10 in the list below, seven of the teams have a winning record, with Tampa Bay and Washington at 6-6 and the New Orleans Saints the only team with a losing record in the Top 10 at 5-7. The combined record of these 10 teams is 79-40-1, a .663 winning percentage.
Looking at the bottom of the POP Score list, we find that of the bottom nine teams, none have a winning record and their combined win-loss record is 34-73-1, a paltry .319 winning percentage.