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1947 NFL Opposition & Defensive Statistics

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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 Green Bay Packers 12 210 3396 710 4.8 51 21 26 193 122 277 1790 14 30 6.5 71 433 1606 13 3.7 96
2 Los Angeles Rams 12 214 3603 759 4.7 48 24 17 209 145 306 2059 14 24 6.7 93 453 1544 12 3.4 99
3 Chicago Cardinals 12 231 3965 714 5.6 45 18 10 201 148 314 2206 18 27 7.0 101 400 1759 10 4.4 90
4 Chicago Bears 12 241 3872 737 5.3 47 20 32 206 161 345 2449 20 27 7.1 96 392 1423 6 3.6 78
5 Philadelphia Eagles 12 242 3739 714 5.2 36 13 27 188 151 334 2410 19 23 7.2 86 380 1329 13 3.5 75
6 Boston Yanks 12 256 4062 796 5.1 45 17 13 219 158 303 2042 17 28 6.7 94 493 2020 18 4.1 112
7 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 259 3469 647 5.4 32 14 14 170 98 244 1847 20 18 7.6 68 403 1622 11 4.0 88
8 Detroit Lions 12 305 4405 771 5.7 43 18 18 220 156 310 2430 21 25 7.8 106 461 1975 18 4.3 96
9 New York Giants 12 309 3851 733 5.3 39 12 14 190 121 276 2015 19 27 7.3 75 457 1836 18 4.0 101
10 Washington Redskins 12 367 3986 691 5.8 29 8 28 196 146 282 2422 26 21 8.6 88 409 1564 18 3.8 80
Avg Team 263.4 3834.8 727.2 5.3 41.5 16.5 19.9 199.2 140.6 299.1 2167.0 18.8 25.0 7.2 87.8 428.1 1667.8 13.5 3.9 91.5
League Total 2634 38348 7272 5.3 415 165 199 1992 1406 2991 21670 188 250 7.2 878 4281 16678 135 3.9 915
Avg Tm/G 22.0 319.6 60.6 5.3 3.5 1.4 1.7 16.6 11.7 24.9 180.6 1.6 2.1 7.2 7.3 35.7 139.0 1.1 3.9 7.6

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 Green Bay Packers 12 122 277 44.0 1790 14 5.1 30 10.8 6.5 2.6 14.7 149.2 43.0 0 0 6.5 2.6 0.0
2 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 98 244 40.2 1847 20 8.2 18 7.4 7.6 5.9 18.8 153.9 63.7 0 0 7.6 5.9 0.0
3 New York Giants 12 121 276 43.8 2015 19 6.9 27 9.8 7.3 4.3 16.7 167.9 52.4 0 0 7.3 4.3 0.0
4 Boston Yanks 12 158 303 52.1 2042 17 5.6 28 9.2 6.7 3.7 12.9 170.2 53.8 0 0 6.7 3.7 0.0
5 Los Angeles Rams 12 145 306 47.4 2059 14 4.6 24 7.8 6.7 4.1 14.2 171.6 52.2 0 0 6.7 4.1 0.0
6 Chicago Cardinals 12 148 314 47.1 2206 18 5.7 27 8.6 7.0 4.3 14.9 183.8 53.9 0 0 7.0 4.3 0.0
7 Philadelphia Eagles 12 151 334 45.2 2410 19 5.7 23 6.9 7.2 5.3 16.0 200.8 60.1 0 0 7.2 5.3 0.0
8 Washington Redskins 12 146 282 51.8 2422 26 9.2 21 7.4 8.6 7.1 16.6 201.8 80.7 0 0 8.6 7.1 0.0
9 Detroit Lions 12 156 310 50.3 2430 21 6.8 25 8.1 7.8 5.6 15.6 202.5 65.7 0 0 7.8 5.6 0.0
10 Chicago Bears 12 161 345 46.7 2449 20 5.8 27 7.8 7.1 4.7 15.2 204.1 57.3 0 0 7.1 4.7 0.0
Avg Team 140.6 299.1 47.0 2167.0 18.8 6.3 25.0 8.4 75 7.2 4.7 15.4 180.6 57.6 0.0 0.0 7.25 4.7 0.0
League Total 1406 2991 47.0 21670 188 6.3 250 8.4 88 7.2 4.7 15.4 180.6 57.6 0 0 7.25 4.7 0.0
Avg Tm/G 11.7 24.9 47.0 180.6 1.6 6.3 2.1 8.4 7.2 4.7 15.4 180.6 57.6 0.0 0.0 7.25 4.7 0.0

Rushing Defense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 Philadelphia Eagles 12 380 1329 13 3.5 110.8
2 Chicago Bears 12 392 1423 6 3.6 118.6
3 Los Angeles Rams 12 453 1544 12 3.4 128.7
4 Washington Redskins 12 409 1564 18 3.8 130.3
5 Green Bay Packers 12 433 1606 13 3.7 133.8
6 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 403 1622 11 4.0 135.2
7 Chicago Cardinals 12 400 1759 10 4.4 146.6
8 New York Giants 12 457 1836 18 4.0 153.0
9 Detroit Lions 12 461 1975 18 4.3 164.6
10 Boston Yanks 12 493 2020 18 4.1 168.3
Avg Team 428.1 1667.8 13.5 52 3.9 139.0 30.3
League Total 4281 16678 135 92 3.9 139.0 303
Avg Tm/G 35.7 139.0 1.1 3.9 139.0 2.5

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 Chicago Cardinals 12 36 1705 0 47.4 53 1037 0 19.6
2 Boston Yanks 12 63 1711 1 27.2 32 562 0 17.6
3 Chicago Bears 12 27 1841 2 68.2 57 1000 0 17.5
4 Los Angeles Rams 12 29 1841 0 63.5 47 1002 0 21.3
5 Detroit Lions 12 39 1955 1 50.1 45 929 0 20.6
6 Green Bay Packers 12 44 1810 0 41.1 48 1034 0 21.5
7 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 30 1509 0 50.3 43 892 0 20.7
8 New York Giants 12 50 1928 1 38.6 47 859 1 18.3
9 Philadelphia Eagles 12 32 1575 0 49.2 49 989 1 20.2
10 Washington Redskins 12 38 2070 1 54.5 51 1130 1 22.2
Avg Team 38.8 501.3 0.6 53 12.9 47.2 943.4 0.3 62 20.0 5279.5
League Total 388 5013 6 88 12.9 472 9434 3 95 20.0 52795
Avg Tm/G 3.2 41.8 0.1 12.9 3.9 78.6 0.0 20.0 440.0

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 Chicago Bears 12 15 8 53.3% 31 29 93.5% 64 2674 41.8
2 Washington Redskins 12 17 8 47.1% 49 47 95.9% 60 2445 40.8
3 Chicago Cardinals 12 14 5 35.7% 31 30 96.8% 58 2426 41.8
4 Detroit Lions 12 15 5 33.3% 42 38 90.5% 55 2314 42.1
5 New York Giants 12 17 8 47.1% 41 39 95.1% 70 2898 41.4
6 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 7 5 71.4% 35 34 97.1% 70 2975 42.5
7 Boston Yanks 12 11 3 27.3% 36 29 80.6% 61 2542 41.7
8 Los Angeles Rams 12 6 4 66.7% 29 26 89.7% 76 3116 41.0
9 Philadelphia Eagles 12 10 2 20.0% 34 32 94.1% 70 2671 38.2
10 Green Bay Packers 12 11 5 45.5% 28 25 89.3% 65 2826 43.5
Avg Team 11.9 5.3 44.5% 35.6 32.9 92.4% 64.9 2688.7 69 1.2 41.4
League Total 119 53 44.5% 356 329 92.4% 649 26887 86 12 41.4
Avg Tm/G 1.0 0.4 44.5% 3.0 2.7 92.4% 5.4 224.1 0.1 41.4

Scoring Defense

Rk Tm G RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Boston Yanks 12 18 17 1 1 1 29 3 1 256 21.3
2 New York Giants 12 18 19 1 1 3 2 39 8 309 25.8
3 Detroit Lions 12 18 21 1 1 2 38 5 305 25.4
4 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 11 20 34 5 259 21.6
5 Los Angeles Rams 12 12 14 1 1 26 4 1 214 17.8
6 Green Bay Packers 12 13 14 1 25 5 1 210 17.5
7 Washington Redskins 12 18 26 1 1 2 3 47 8 1 367 30.6
8 Chicago Cardinals 12 10 18 1 30 5 231 19.3
9 Philadelphia Eagles 12 13 19 1 2 32 2 242 20.2
10 Chicago Bears 12 6 20 2 2 29 8 1 241 20.1
Avg Team 13.5 18.8 0.6 0.3 0.9 1.2 0.3 32.9 5.3 0.5 263.4 22.0
League Total 135 188 6 3 9 12 3 329 53 5 2634
Avg Tm/G 1.1 1.6 0.1 0.1 0.1 2.7 0.4 22.0