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1951 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 Cleveland Browns 12 152 3002 812 3.7 51 29 32 201 151 330 1548 10 22 4.0 81 428 1454 8 3.4 88
2 New York Giants 12 161 2974 804 3.7 53 12 11 174 162 377 2061 11 41 5.0 103 392 913 8 2.3 60
3 San Francisco 49ers 12 205 3650 797 4.6 42 9 13 188 158 353 2101 15 33 5.5 84 417 1549 9 3.7 91
4 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 235 3345 790 4.2 46 16 17 188 136 266 1486 12 30 5.1 74 499 1859 13 3.7 97
5 Detroit Lions 12 259 3864 860 4.5 31 16 26 235 181 374 2355 18 15 5.8 107 454 1509 13 3.3 102
6 Los Angeles Rams 12 261 3879 847 4.6 29 10 22 231 140 329 1673 13 19 4.5 84 478 2206 17 4.6 125
7 Philadelphia Eagles 12 264 3294 783 4.2 37 19 14 183 119 287 1478 17 18 4.6 77 462 1816 12 3.9 92
8 Chicago Bears 12 282 4046 752 5.4 42 21 27 228 160 337 2088 21 21 5.5 101 372 1958 15 5.3 100
9 Chicago Cardinals 12 287 3753 766 4.9 43 16 13 212 123 265 1776 18 27 6.1 83 476 1977 15 4.2 116
10 Washington Redskins 12 296 4050 777 5.2 33 15 14 241 140 295 1957 16 18 6.3 92 464 2093 20 4.5 135
11 Green Bay Packers 12 375 4470 836 5.3 35 13 14 236 157 313 2318 25 22 6.8 95 496 2152 22 4.3 127
12 New York Yanks 12 382 4991 842 5.9 34 12 14 257 182 355 2594 24 22 6.9 118 464 2397 23 5.2 125
Avg Team 263.3 3776.5 805.3 4.7 39.7 15.7 18.1 214.5 150.8 323.4 1952.9 16.7 24.0 5.5 91.6 450.2 1823.6 14.6 4.1 104.8
League Total 3159 45318 9664 4.7 476 188 217 2574 1809 3881 23435 200 288 5.5 1099 5402 21883 175 4.1 1258
Avg Tm/G 21.9 314.7 67.1 4.7 3.3 1.3 1.5 17.9 12.6 27.0 162.7 1.4 2.0 5.5 7.6 37.5 152.0 1.2 4.1 8.7

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 12 119 287 41.5 1478 17 5.9 18 6.3 6.1 4.5 14.7 123.2 55.6 34 270 4.6 3.1 10.6
2 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 136 266 51.1 1486 12 4.5 30 11.3 6.3 2.2 12.4 123.8 46.6 25 201 5.1 1.3 8.6
3 Cleveland Browns 12 151 330 45.8 1548 10 3.0 22 6.7 6.0 3.6 13.1 129.0 47.5 54 430 4.0 2.0 14.1
4 Los Angeles Rams 12 140 329 42.6 1673 13 4.0 19 5.8 6.1 4.2 14.2 139.4 51.9 40 319 4.5 2.9 10.8
5 Chicago Cardinals 12 123 265 46.4 1776 18 6.8 27 10.2 7.4 4.2 16.0 148.0 54.8 25 197 6.1 3.2 8.6
6 Washington Redskins 12 140 295 47.5 1957 16 5.4 18 6.1 7.1 5.5 15.0 163.1 64.0 18 147 6.3 4.7 5.8
7 New York Giants 12 162 377 43.0 2061 11 2.9 41 10.9 6.2 1.9 14.4 171.8 33.9 35 276 5.0 1.1 8.5
8 Chicago Bears 12 160 337 47.5 2088 21 6.2 21 6.2 7.2 5.7 15.2 174.0 66.5 43 343 5.5 4.1 11.3
9 San Francisco 49ers 12 158 353 44.8 2101 15 4.2 33 9.3 6.6 3.2 14.6 175.1 41.9 27 212 5.5 2.4 7.1
10 Green Bay Packers 12 157 313 50.2 2318 25 8.0 22 7.0 8.1 6.5 16.1 193.2 75.0 27 217 6.8 5.4 7.9
11 Detroit Lions 12 181 374 48.4 2355 18 4.8 15 4.0 7.0 6.1 14.4 196.3 70.8 32 253 5.8 5.0 7.9
12 New York Yanks 12 182 355 51.3 2594 24 6.8 22 6.2 7.8 6.4 15.3 216.2 74.1 23 182 6.9 5.5 6.1
Avg Team 150.8 323.4 46.6 1952.9 16.7 5.2 24.0 7.4 71 6.8 4.5 14.6 162.7 52.3 31.8 253.9 5.50 3.4 8.9
League Total 1809 3881 46.6 23435 200 5.2 288 7.4 91 6.8 4.5 14.6 162.7 52.3 381 3047 5.50 3.4 8.9
Avg Tm/G 12.6 27.0 46.6 162.7 1.4 5.2 2.0 7.4 6.8 4.5 14.6 162.7 52.3 2.6 21.2 5.50 3.4 8.9

Rushing Defense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 New York Giants 12 392 913 8 2.3 76.1
2 Cleveland Browns 12 428 1454 8 3.4 121.2
3 Detroit Lions 12 454 1509 13 3.3 125.8
4 San Francisco 49ers 12 417 1549 9 3.7 129.1
5 Philadelphia Eagles 12 462 1816 12 3.9 151.3
6 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 499 1859 13 3.7 154.9
7 Chicago Bears 12 372 1958 15 5.3 163.2
8 Chicago Cardinals 12 476 1977 15 4.2 164.8
9 Washington Redskins 12 464 2093 20 4.5 174.4
10 Green Bay Packers 12 496 2152 22 4.3 179.3
11 Los Angeles Rams 12 478 2206 17 4.6 183.8
12 New York Yanks 12 464 2397 23 5.2 199.8
Avg Team 450.2 1823.6 14.6 61 4.1 152.0 26.3
League Total 5402 21883 175 85 4.1 152.0 315
Avg Tm/G 37.5 152.0 1.2 4.1 152.0 2.2

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 Cleveland Browns 12 49 1198 0 24.4 34 763 0 22.4
2 Chicago Cardinals 12 47 1820 4 38.7 42 801 0 19.1
3 San Francisco 49ers 12 21 1320 0 62.9 44 957 0 21.8
4 New York Giants 12 54 1681 0 31.1 49 1002 1 20.4
5 Detroit Lions 12 33 1991 1 60.3 58 1328 0 22.9
6 Los Angeles Rams 12 33 2156 3 65.3 54 1478 0 27.4
7 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 40 1454 0 36.4 32 597 0 18.7
8 New York Yanks 12 33 1709 1 51.8 48 1077 1 22.4
9 Washington Redskins 12 37 1289 1 34.8 35 679 0 19.4
10 Green Bay Packers 12 38 1692 2 44.5 40 741 0 18.5
11 Chicago Bears 12 25 1549 0 62.0 38 977 0 25.7
12 Philadelphia Eagles 12 34 1659 1 48.8 41 923 0 22.5
Avg Team 37.0 373.0 1.1 55 10.1 42.9 943.6 0.2 62 22.0 5347.0
League Total 444 4476 13 89 10.1 515 11323 2 100 22.0 64164
Avg Tm/G 3.1 31.1 0.1 10.1 3.6 78.6 0.0 22.0 445.6

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 12 13 6 46.2% 40 38 95.0% 55 2255 41.0
2 Green Bay Packers 12 17 8 47.1% 50 49 98.0% 62 2338 37.7
3 San Francisco 49ers 12 24 13 54.2% 24 22 91.7% 70 2837 40.5
4 Chicago Cardinals 12 17 7 41.2% 38 38 100.0% 62 2532 40.8
5 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 12 7 58.3% 30 28 93.3% 77 3141 40.8
6 Philadelphia Eagles 12 21 13 61.9% 32 31 96.9% 70 3092 44.2
7 Chicago Bears 12 5 3 60.0% 39 37 94.9% 66 2492 37.8
8 Detroit Lions 12 22 12 54.5% 32 31 96.9% 56 2308 41.2
9 New York Yanks 12 18 12 66.7% 49 44 89.8% 66 2632 39.9
10 Los Angeles Rams 12 12 6 50.0% 35 33 94.3% 75 3053 40.7
11 New York Giants 12 15 7 46.7% 20 20 100.0% 86 3454 40.2
12 Cleveland Browns 12 14 4 28.6% 20 18 90.0% 69 2747 39.8
Avg Team 15.8 8.2 51.6% 34.1 32.4 95.1% 67.8 2740.1 66 0.5 40.4
League Total 190 98 51.6% 409 389 95.1% 814 32881 75 6 40.4
Avg Tm/G 1.3 0.7 51.6% 2.8 2.7 95.1% 5.7 228.3 0.0 40.4

Scoring Defense

Rk Tm G RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Washington Redskins 12 20 16 1 1 2 38 6 296 24.7
2 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 13 12 3 3 28 7 235 19.6
3 Chicago Cardinals 12 15 18 4 1 1 38 7 287 23.9
4 Philadelphia Eagles 12 12 17 1 2 31 13 1 264 22.0
5 New York Yanks 12 23 24 1 1 1 44 12 1 382 31.8
6 New York Giants 12 8 11 1 20 7 161 13.4
7 Green Bay Packers 12 22 25 2 1 49 8 1 375 31.3
8 San Francisco 49ers 12 9 15 22 13 205 17.1
9 Chicago Bears 12 15 21 1 37 3 1 282 23.5
10 Cleveland Browns 12 8 10 1 1 18 4 1 152 12.7
11 Detroit Lions 12 13 18 1 31 12 259 21.6
12 Los Angeles Rams 12 17 13 3 1 1 33 6 261 21.8
Avg Team 14.6 16.7 1.1 0.2 0.7 1.0 0.1 32.4 8.2 0.4 263.3 21.9
League Total 175 200 13 2 8 12 1 389 98 5 3159
Avg Tm/G 1.2 1.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 2.7 0.7 21.9