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Pressure Points: Which Pats defenders have done best job of getting after QB in 2012?

09.25.12 at 9:06 am ET

Through three weeks, the Patriots have seven quarterback hits and three sacks as a team. Here’€™s a quick look at some pass-rush numbers for the Patriots to this point in the 2012 season:

Quarterback hits
LB Brandon Spikes: Two
DE Jermaine Cunningham: One
DL Vince Wilfork: One
DE Trevor Scott: One
DE Chandler Jones: One
DE Rob Ninkovich: One

Cunningham: One (seven yards)
Jones: One (one yard)
Ninkovich: One (zero yards)

By way of comparison, through three games last year, the Patriots had 16 quarterback hits and six sacks.

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