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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 Washington Redskins 10 121 2124 546 3.9 22 6 12 111 95 209 1121 9 16 5.4 39 337 1003 8 3.0 60
2 Philadelphia Eagles 10 133 2060 523 3.9 26 7 13 104 89 205 1243 10 19 6.1 37 318 817 8 2.6 54
3 Cleveland Rams 10 136 2489 602 4.1 44 16 11 129 99 253 1463 9 28 5.8 51 349 1026 10 2.9 67
4 Green Bay Packers 10 173 3057 619 4.9 41 17 15 137 111 231 1708 9 24 7.4 57 388 1349 16 3.5 65
5 Detroit Lions 10 194 2527 583 4.3 33 10 17 105 89 227 1615 17 23 7.1 42 356 912 7 2.6 46
6 New York Giants 10 198 3053 581 5.3 27 14 8 140 99 186 1410 6 13 7.6 55 395 1643 17 4.2 77
7 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers 10 211 2791 614 4.5 38 8 10 133 104 227 1427 10 30 6.3 61 387 1364 15 3.5 62
8 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 220 2991 550 5.4 27 14 3 116 103 187 1617 14 13 8.6 49 363 1374 16 3.8 64
9 Chicago Cardinals 10 228 2810 569 4.9 23 11 10 110 87 187 1490 15 12 8.0 43 382 1320 17 3.5 57
10 Chicago Bears 10 235 2747 538 5.1 21 6 19 126 83 195 1283 10 15 6.6 44 343 1464 20 4.3 63
Avg Team 184.9 2664.9 572.5 4.7 30.2 10.9 11.8 121.1 96.1 210.7 1437.7 10.9 19.3 6.8 47.8 361.8 1227.2 13.4 3.4 61.5
League Total 1849 26649 5725 4.7 302 109 118 1211 961 2107 14377 109 193 6.8 478 3618 12272 134 3.4 615
Avg Tm/G 18.5 266.5 57.3 4.7 3.0 1.1 1.2 12.1 9.6 21.1 143.8 1.1 1.9 6.8 4.8 36.2 122.7 1.3 3.4 6.2

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 Washington Redskins 10 95 209 45.5 1121 9 4.3 16 7.7 5.4 2.8 11.8 112.1 44.8 0 0 5.4 2.8 0.0
2 Philadelphia Eagles 10 89 205 43.4 1243 10 4.9 19 9.3 6.1 2.9 14.0 124.3 41.2 0 0 6.1 2.9 0.0
3 Chicago Bears 10 83 195 42.6 1283 10 5.1 15 7.7 6.6 4.1 15.5 128.3 50.0 0 0 6.6 4.1 0.0
4 New York Giants 10 99 186 53.2 1410 6 3.2 13 7.0 7.6 5.1 14.2 141.0 59.7 0 0 7.6 5.1 0.0
5 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers 10 104 227 45.8 1427 10 4.4 30 13.2 6.3 1.2 13.7 142.7 41.6 0 0 6.3 1.2 0.0
6 Cleveland Rams 10 99 253 39.1 1463 9 3.6 28 11.1 5.8 1.5 14.8 146.3 31.1 0 0 5.8 1.5 0.0
7 Chicago Cardinals 10 87 187 46.5 1490 15 8.0 12 6.4 8.0 6.7 17.1 149.0 74.1 0 0 8.0 6.7 0.0
8 Detroit Lions 10 89 227 39.2 1615 17 7.5 23 10.1 7.1 4.1 18.1 161.5 49.8 0 0 7.1 4.1 0.0
9 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 103 187 55.1 1617 14 7.5 13 7.0 8.6 7.0 15.7 161.7 80.0 0 0 8.6 7.0 0.0
10 Green Bay Packers 10 111 231 48.1 1708 9 3.9 24 10.4 7.4 3.5 15.4 170.8 46.3 0 0 7.4 3.5 0.0
Avg Team 96.1 210.7 45.6 1437.7 10.9 5.2 19.3 9.2 69 6.8 3.7 15.0 143.8 47.6 0.0 0.0 6.82 3.7 0.0
League Total 961 2107 45.6 14377 109 5.2 193 9.2 84 6.8 3.7 15.0 143.8 47.6 0 0 6.82 3.7 0.0
Avg Tm/G 9.6 21.1 45.6 143.8 1.1 5.2 1.9 9.2 6.8 3.7 15.0 143.8 47.6 0.0 0.0 6.82 3.7 0.0

Rushing Defense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 Philadelphia Eagles 10 318 817 8 2.6 81.7
2 Detroit Lions 10 356 912 7 2.6 91.2
3 Washington Redskins 10 337 1003 8 3.0 100.3
4 Cleveland Rams 10 349 1026 10 2.9 102.6
5 Chicago Cardinals 10 382 1320 17 3.5 132.0
6 Green Bay Packers 10 388 1349 16 3.5 134.9
7 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers 10 387 1364 15 3.5 136.4
8 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 363 1374 16 3.8 137.4
9 Chicago Bears 10 343 1464 20 4.3 146.4
10 New York Giants 10 395 1643 17 4.2 164.3
Avg Team 361.8 1227.2 13.4 63 3.4 122.7 27.7
League Total 3618 12272 134 77 3.4 122.7 277
Avg Tm/G 36.2 122.7 1.3 3.4 122.7 2.8

Kick & Punt Returns Against

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm G Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1 New York Giants 10 28 1466 0 52.4 30 825 1 27.5
2 Chicago Bears 10 24 1277 0 53.2 37 688 0 18.6
3 Cleveland Rams 10 28 1609 0 57.5 45 923 0 20.5
4 Washington Redskins 10 23 1086 0 47.2 37 692 0 18.7
5 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 42 1185 0 28.2 25 520 0 20.8
6 Green Bay Packers 10 25 1384 0 55.4 39 725 0 18.6
7 Philadelphia Eagles 10 28 1281 0 45.8 39 866 0 22.2
8 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers 10 38 1391 1 36.6 25 678 0 27.1
9 Detroit Lions 10 32 1262 0 39.4 37 614 0 16.6
10 Chicago Cardinals 10 33 941 0 28.5 20 368 0 18.4
Avg Team 30.1 343.6 0.1 35 11.4 33.4 689.9 0.1 54 20.7 3698.4
League Total 301 3436 1 81 11.4 334 6899 1 98 20.7 36984
Avg Tm/G 3.0 34.4 0.0 11.4 3.3 69.0 0.0 20.7 369.8

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 Washington Redskins 10 5 1 20.0% 17 16 94.1% 46 1707 37.1
2 Chicago Bears 10 7 3 42.9% 32 30 93.8% 42 533 12.7
3 Chicago Cardinals 10 8 3 37.5% 32 27 84.4% 52 1473 28.3
4 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 8 5 62.5% 30 25 83.3% 48 904 18.8
5 Cleveland Rams 10 4 1 25.0% 19 19 100.0% 52 837 16.1
6 New York Giants 10 14 6 42.9% 26 24 92.3% 44 1677 38.1
7 Detroit Lions 10 5 4 80.0% 26 24 92.3% 64 434 6.8
8 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers 10 16 8 50.0% 27 25 92.6% 43 971 22.6
9 Philadelphia Eagles 10 6 3 50.0% 18 16 88.9% 63 1031 16.4
10 Green Bay Packers 10 2 0.0% 25 23 92.0% 59 638 10.8
Avg Team 7.5 3.4 45.3% 25.2 22.9 90.9% 51.3 1020.5 61 0.5 19.9
League Total 75 34 45.3% 252 229 90.9% 513 10205 73 5 19.9
Avg Tm/G 0.8 0.3 45.3% 2.5 2.3 90.9% 5.1 102.1 0.1 19.9

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 10 16 14 1 25 5 220 22.0
2 Chicago Cardinals 10 17 15 1 27 3 228 22.8
3 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers 10 15 10 1 1 25 8 211 21.1
4 New York Giants 10 17 6 1 2 24 6 198 19.8
5 Chicago Bears 10 20 10 1 2 30 3 1 235 23.5
6 Detroit Lions 10 7 17 2 24 4 2 194 19.4
7 Washington Redskins 10 8 9 16 1 121 12.1
8 Cleveland Rams 10 10 9 1 19 1 136 13.6
9 Green Bay Packers 10 16 9 23 173 17.3
10 Philadelphia Eagles 10 8 10 16 3 133 13.3
Avg Team 13.4 10.9 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.7 0.3 22.9 3.4 0.3 189.1 18.5
League Total 134 109 1 1 4 7 3 229 34 3 1891
Avg Tm/G 1.3 1.1 0.1 2.3 0.3 18.9