Stat Check: Where the Patriots stand through 8 practices and 4 up/down to this point

(Adam Richins for BSJ)

When possible, we like to quantify as much as we can during the course of our evaluations of the Patriots — to a point. We think stats such as 1-on-1s, competitive passing, drops, fumbles, pass breakups and interceptions are all valuable for one reason or another. Others, such as pass completed on an individual defensive back is way too subjective even in the season, let alone training camp practice.

With that in mind, here’s a look at the Patriots’ numbers so far, a few follow-up thoughts on each, and then we'll get into our three up and three down to date in camp: