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1954 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 12 162 2658 694 3.8 42 19 18 147 126 300 1608 15 23 5.0 73 372 1050 4 2.8 56
2 New York Giants 12 184 3348 805 4.2 55 22 8 195 164 352 2016 11 33 5.2 110 415 1332 9 3.2 77
3 Detroit Lions 12 189 3746 775 4.8 42 12 15 199 150 357 2226 10 30 5.9 99 397 1520 13 3.8 85
4 Philadelphia Eagles 12 230 2747 742 3.7 50 22 23 171 143 345 1684 13 28 4.3 84 354 1063 8 3.0 64
5 San Francisco 49ers 12 251 4020 768 5.2 37 18 11 207 193 374 2649 24 19 6.3 122 348 1371 8 3.9 74
6 Green Bay Packers 12 251 4350 803 5.4 33 14 8 228 208 374 2479 17 19 6.2 119 403 1871 13 4.6 101
7 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 263 4370 796 5.5 50 20 8 221 167 295 2177 18 30 6.6 93 466 2193 14 4.7 120
8 Chicago Bears 12 279 4105 827 5.0 45 18 21 221 177 369 2188 13 27 5.5 106 427 1917 15 4.5 94
9 Baltimore Colts 12 279 3930 780 5.0 30 10 19 234 178 330 2300 12 20 6.5 120 425 1630 21 3.8 95
10 Los Angeles Rams 12 285 4182 777 5.4 29 6 19 240 219 393 2567 16 23 6.3 129 368 1615 14 4.4 92
11 Chicago Cardinals 12 347 4326 783 5.5 43 19 18 226 193 356 2794 29 24 7.3 123 400 1532 13 3.8 85
12 Washington Redskins 12 432 4793 806 5.9 36 18 11 282 217 387 2905 33 18 7.2 163 400 1888 20 4.7 108
Avg Team 262.7 3881.3 779.8 5.0 41.0 16.5 14.9 214.3 177.9 352.7 2299.4 17.6 24.5 6.0 111.8 397.9 1581.8 12.7 4.0 87.6
League Total 3152 46575 9357 5.0 492 198 179 2571 2135 4232 27593 211 294 6.0 1341 4775 18982 152 4.0 1051
Avg Tm/G 21.9 323.4 65.0 5.0 3.4 1.4 1.2 17.9 14.8 29.4 191.6 1.5 2.0 6.0 9.3 33.2 131.8 1.1 4.0 7.3

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 Cleveland Browns 12 126 300 42.0 1608 15 5.0 23 7.7 5.9 3.5 14.2 134.0 46.6 22 176 5.0 2.7 6.8
2 Philadelphia Eagles 12 143 345 41.4 1684 13 3.8 28 8.1 5.9 3.0 14.2 140.3 39.9 43 346 4.3 1.8 11.1
3 New York Giants 12 164 352 46.6 2016 11 3.1 33 9.4 6.6 3.0 14.2 168.0 39.7 38 306 5.2 1.9 9.7
4 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 167 295 56.6 2177 18 6.1 30 10.2 8.3 5.0 14.7 181.4 64.7 35 281 6.6 3.6 10.6
5 Chicago Bears 12 177 369 48.0 2188 13 3.5 27 7.3 6.6 4.0 13.7 182.3 50.8 31 244 5.5 3.1 7.8
6 Detroit Lions 12 150 357 42.0 2226 10 2.8 30 8.4 6.7 3.5 15.9 185.5 39.3 21 164 5.9 2.8 5.6
7 Baltimore Colts 12 178 330 53.9 2300 12 3.6 20 6.1 7.6 5.6 14.1 191.7 65.5 25 203 6.5 4.6 7.0
8 Green Bay Packers 12 208 374 55.6 2479 17 4.5 19 5.1 7.2 5.8 12.9 206.6 72.4 26 211 6.2 4.9 6.5
9 Los Angeles Rams 12 219 393 55.7 2567 16 4.1 23 5.9 6.9 5.0 12.3 213.9 66.3 16 130 6.3 4.5 3.9
10 San Francisco 49ers 12 193 374 51.6 2649 24 6.4 19 5.1 8.1 7.1 15.6 220.8 78.9 46 366 6.3 5.4 11.0
11 Chicago Cardinals 12 193 356 54.2 2794 29 8.1 24 6.7 8.4 7.0 15.6 232.8 81.5 27 212 7.3 6.0 7.0
12 Washington Redskins 12 217 387 56.1 2905 33 8.5 18 4.7 7.9 7.5 14.1 242.1 90.8 19 155 7.2 6.8 4.7
Avg Team 177.9 352.7 50.4 2299.4 17.6 5.0 24.5 6.9 76 7.2 5.1 14.2 191.6 59.0 29.2 232.8 6.02 4.1 7.6
League Total 2135 4232 50.4 27593 211 5.0 294 6.9 84 7.2 5.1 14.2 191.6 59.0 350 2794 6.02 4.1 7.6
Avg Tm/G 14.8 29.4 50.4 191.6 1.5 5.0 2.0 6.9 7.2 5.1 14.2 191.6 59.0 2.4 19.4 6.02 4.1 7.6

Rushing Defense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 Cleveland Browns 12 372 1050 4 2.8 87.5
2 Philadelphia Eagles 12 354 1063 8 3.0 88.6
3 New York Giants 12 415 1332 9 3.2 111.0
4 San Francisco 49ers 12 348 1371 8 3.9 114.3
5 Detroit Lions 12 397 1520 13 3.8 126.7
6 Chicago Cardinals 12 400 1532 13 3.8 127.7
7 Los Angeles Rams 12 368 1615 14 4.4 134.6
8 Baltimore Colts 12 425 1630 21 3.8 135.8
9 Green Bay Packers 12 403 1871 13 4.6 155.9
10 Washington Redskins 12 400 1888 20 4.7 157.3
11 Chicago Bears 12 427 1917 15 4.5 159.8
12 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 466 2193 14 4.7 182.8
Avg Team 397.9 1581.8 12.7 56 4.0 131.8 28.3
League Total 4775 18982 152 88 4.0 131.8 339
Avg Tm/G 33.2 131.8 1.1 4.0 131.8 2.4

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 San Francisco 49ers 12 40 1581 0 39.5 57 1145 0 20.1
2 Detroit Lions 12 29 1511 0 52.1 61 1257 0 20.6
3 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 44 1637 0 37.2 42 1003 1 23.9
4 New York Giants 12 45 1778 0 39.5 53 1274 1 24.0
5 Baltimore Colts 12 45 969 0 21.5 29 587 0 20.2
6 Green Bay Packers 12 43 1502 1 34.9 45 832 0 18.5
7 Chicago Bears 12 40 1845 2 46.1 47 1018 1 21.7
8 Cleveland Browns 12 38 1556 1 40.9 51 1060 0 20.8
9 Philadelphia Eagles 12 49 2015 1 41.1 52 1235 2 23.8
10 Washington Redskins 12 40 1593 0 39.8 39 865 0 22.2
11 Chicago Cardinals 12 46 1284 0 27.9 36 832 1 23.1
12 Los Angeles Rams 12 32 1724 0 53.9 46 1058 0 23.0
Avg Team 40.9 238.3 0.4 44 5.8 46.5 1013.8 0.5 65 21.8 5133.3
League Total 491 2859 5 93 5.8 558 12166 6 100 21.8 61600
Avg Tm/G 3.4 19.9 0.0 5.8 3.9 84.5 0.0 21.8 427.8

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 12 16 12 75.0% 56 54 96.4% 45 1779 39.5
2 Los Angeles Rams 12 26 16 61.5% 34 33 97.1% 58 2495 43.0
3 Chicago Cardinals 12 16 11 68.8% 44 42 95.5% 55 2287 41.6
4 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 17 8 47.1% 34 33 97.1% 54 2147 39.8
5 Baltimore Colts 12 19 9 47.4% 36 36 100.0% 57 2262 39.7
6 Chicago Bears 12 25 13 52.0% 34 32 94.1% 65 2561 39.4
7 Green Bay Packers 12 14 7 50.0% 33 32 97.0% 64 2568 40.1
8 Cleveland Browns 12 9 3 33.3% 22 21 95.5% 84 3365 40.1
9 San Francisco 49ers 12 19 9 47.4% 32 32 100.0% 59 2418 41.0
10 Philadelphia Eagles 12 28 13 46.4% 27 25 92.6% 71 3001 42.3
11 New York Giants 12 15 8 53.3% 23 20 87.0% 71 2851 40.2
12 Detroit Lions 12 18 10 55.6% 23 21 91.3% 65 2549 39.2
Avg Team 18.5 9.9 53.6% 33.2 31.8 95.7% 62.3 2523.6 64 0.2 40.5
League Total 222 119 53.6% 398 381 95.7% 748 30283 80 2 40.5
Avg Tm/G 1.5 0.8 53.6% 2.8 2.6 95.7% 5.2 210.3 0.0 40.5

Scoring Defense

Rk Tm G RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Baltimore Colts 12 21 12 2 1 36 9 279 23.3
2 Chicago Cardinals 12 13 29 1 1 1 42 11 1 347 28.9
3 Washington Redskins 12 20 33 1 3 54 12 432 36.0
4 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 14 18 1 1 33 8 1 263 21.9
5 Green Bay Packers 12 13 17 1 1 1 32 7 251 20.9
6 Philadelphia Eagles 12 8 13 1 2 1 2 25 13 2 230 19.2
7 New York Giants 12 9 11 1 1 1 20 8 1 184 15.3
8 Chicago Bears 12 15 13 2 1 1 2 32 13 2 279 23.3
9 San Francisco 49ers 12 8 24 32 9 251 20.9
10 Los Angeles Rams 12 14 16 3 1 33 16 285 23.8
11 Cleveland Browns 12 4 15 1 2 21 3 162 13.5
12 Detroit Lions 12 13 10 21 10 189 15.8
Avg Team 12.7 17.6 0.4 0.5 0.8 1.3 0.1 31.8 9.9 0.6 262.7 21.9
League Total 152 211 5 6 10 15 1 381 119 7 3152
Avg Tm/G 1.1 1.5 0.1 0.1 2.6 0.8 21.9