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Team Defense

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Rk Tm G Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FR 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD Sc% TO%
1 Brooklyn Dodgers 11 120 2836 688 4.1 32 14 113 259 1445 8 18 5.6 429 1391 7 3.2
2 New York Giants 11 133 2219 647 3.4 34 11 91 234 1242 7 23 5.3 413 977 8 2.4
3 Washington Redskins 11 142 2857 649 4.4 27 9 125 287 1782 11 18 6.2 362 1075 5 3.0
4 Chicago Bears 11 152 2750 641 4.3 38 11 133 269 1747 14 27 6.5 372 1003 7 2.7
5 Detroit Lions 11 153 2357 558 4.2 49 20 77 177 1034 6 29 5.8 381 1323 13 3.5
6 Green Bay Packers 11 155 2532 639 4.0 47 7 98 252 1492 9 40 5.9 387 1040 9 2.7
7 Pittsburgh Steelers 11 178 2722 630 4.3 23 15 83 192 1231 9 8 6.4 438 1491 12 3.4
8 Cleveland Rams 11 191 3102 714 4.3 39 14 99 247 1490 13 25 6.0 467 1612 9 3.5
9 Philadelphia Eagles 11 211 2790 611 4.6 25 13 80 151 1012 9 12 6.7 460 1778 18 3.9
10 Chicago Cardinals 11 222 2783 613 4.5 42 19 69 186 1313 14 23 7.1 427 1470 12 3.4
Avg Team 165.7 2694.8 639.0 4.2 22.3 0.0 126.1 96.8 225.4 1378.8 10.0 22.3 6.1 413.6 1316.0 10.0 3.2 126.1
League Total 1657 26948 6390 4.2 223 0 1261 968 2254 13788 100 223 6.1 4136 13160 100 3.2 1261
Avg Tm/G 15.1 245.0 58.1 4.2 2.0 0.0 11.5 8.8 20.5 125.3 0.9 2.0 6.1 37.6 119.6 0.9 3.2 11.5

Passing Defense

Rk Tm G Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk%
1 Philadelphia Eagles 11 80 151 53.0 1012 9 6.0 12 7.9 6.7 4.3 12.7 92.0 60.9 0 0 6.7 4.3 0.0
2 Detroit Lions 11 77 177 43.5 1034 6 3.4 29 16.4 5.8 -0.9 13.4 94.0 34.4 0 0 5.8 -0.9 0.0
3 Pittsburgh Steelers 11 83 192 43.2 1231 9 4.7 8 4.2 6.4 5.5 14.8 111.9 63.1 0 0 6.4 5.5 0.0
4 New York Giants 11 91 234 38.9 1242 7 3.0 23 9.8 5.3 1.5 13.6 112.9 27.0 0 0 5.3 1.5 0.0
5 Chicago Cardinals 11 69 186 37.1 1313 14 7.5 23 12.4 7.1 3.0 19.0 119.4 47.9 0 0 7.1 3.0 0.0
6 Brooklyn Dodgers 11 113 259 43.6 1445 8 3.1 18 6.9 5.6 3.1 12.8 131.4 43.0 0 0 5.6 3.1 0.0
7 Cleveland Rams 11 99 247 40.1 1490 13 5.3 25 10.1 6.0 2.5 15.1 135.5 38.6 0 0 6.0 2.5 0.0
8 Green Bay Packers 11 98 252 38.9 1492 9 3.6 40 15.9 5.9 -0.5 15.2 135.6 31.5 0 0 5.9 -0.5 0.0
9 Chicago Bears 11 133 269 49.4 1747 14 5.2 27 10.0 6.5 3.0 13.1 158.8 48.1 0 0 6.5 3.0 0.0
10 Washington Redskins 11 125 287 43.6 1782 11 3.8 18 6.3 6.2 4.2 14.3 162.0 50.9 0 0 6.2 4.2 0.0
Avg Team 96.8 225.4 42.9 1378.8 10.0 4.4 22.3 9.9 50 6.1 2.6 14.2 125.3 38.6 0.0 0.0 6.12 2.6 0.0
League Total 968 2254 42.9 13788 100 4.4 223 9.9 81 6.1 2.6 14.2 125.3 38.6 0 0 6.12 2.6 0.0
Avg Tm/G 8.8 20.5 42.9 125.3 0.9 4.4 2.0 9.9 6.1 2.6 14.2 125.3 38.6 0.0 0.0 6.12 2.6 0.0

Rushing Defense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 New York Giants 11 413 977 8 2.4 88.8
2 Chicago Bears 11 372 1003 7 2.7 91.2
3 Green Bay Packers 11 387 1040 9 2.7 94.5
4 Washington Redskins 11 362 1075 5 3.0 97.7
5 Detroit Lions 11 381 1323 13 3.5 120.3
6 Brooklyn Dodgers 11 429 1391 7 3.2 126.5
7 Chicago Cardinals 11 427 1470 12 3.4 133.6
8 Pittsburgh Steelers 11 438 1491 12 3.4 135.5
9 Cleveland Rams 11 467 1612 9 3.5 146.5
10 Philadelphia Eagles 11 460 1778 18 3.9 161.6
Avg Team 413.6 1316.0 10.0 27 3.2 119.6 26.3
League Total 4136 13160 100 75 3.2 119.6 263
Avg Tm/G 37.6 119.6 0.9 3.2 119.6 2.4

Kicking & Punting Against

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Rk Tm G FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1 Philadelphia Eagles 11 6 28 23 82.1%
2 Chicago Cardinals 11 2 31 28 90.3%
3 Pittsburgh Steelers 11 6 23 20 87.0%
4 Detroit Lions 11 3 21 18 85.7%
5 New York Giants 11 3 18 16 88.9%
6 Chicago Bears 11 2 21 18 85.7%
7 Washington Redskins 11 5 18 17 94.4%
8 Green Bay Packers 11 2 22 17 77.3%
9 Cleveland Rams 11 7 25 20 80.0%
10 Brooklyn Dodgers 11 6 15 12 80.0%
Avg Team 10.6 4.2 39.6% 22.2 18.9 85.1% 68.5 2719.3 70 0.1 39.7
League Total 106 42 39.6% 222 189 85.1% 685 27193 85 1 39.7
Avg Tm/G 1.0 0.4 39.6% 2.0 1.7 85.1% 6.2 247.2 0.0 39.7

Scoring Defense

Rk Tm G RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Pittsburgh Steelers 11 12 9 2 20 6 1 178 16.2
2 Philadelphia Eagles 11 18 9 23 6 1 211 19.2
3 New York Giants 11 8 7 2 16 3 133 12.1
4 Detroit Lions 11 13 6 1 18 3 153 13.9
5 Chicago Cardinals 11 12 14 3 28 2 1 222 20.2
6 Cleveland Rams 11 9 13 1 2 20 7 191 17.4
7 Brooklyn Dodgers 11 7 8 12 6 120 10.9
8 Green Bay Packers 11 9 9 2 17 2 155 14.1
9 Chicago Bears 11 7 14 18 2 1 152 13.8
10 Washington Redskins 11 5 11 2 17 5 1 142 12.9
Avg Team 10.0 10.0 0.2 0.4 0.6 1.0 0.2 18.9 4.2 0.5 166.9 15.1
League Total 100 100 2 4 6 10 2 189 42 5 1669
Avg Tm/G 0.9 0.9 0.1 0.1 1.7 0.4 15.2