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1958 NFL Opposition & Defensive Statistics

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Team Defense

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Penalties
Rk Tm G PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FR 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD Pen Yds 1stPy Sc% TO%
1 New York Giants 12 183 3418 729 4.7 40 19 170 142 311 1978 11 21 6.0 80 399 1440 7 3.6 83 45 451 7
2 Baltimore Colts 12 203 3284 726 4.5 52 17 188 168 363 1993 9 35 5.0 106 331 1291 13 3.9 70 60 555 12
3 Cleveland Browns 12 217 3660 703 5.2 34 18 201 162 312 2212 20 16 6.6 104 369 1448 6 3.9 82 37 347 15
4 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 230 3383 768 4.4 42 18 209 173 334 1892 11 24 5.2 114 403 1491 14 3.7 81 62 585 14
5 Chicago Bears 12 230 3066 725 4.2 40 18 168 153 327 1769 14 22 4.7 84 351 1297 12 3.7 67 77 832 17
6 Washington Redskins 12 268 4402 710 6.2 38 22 215 153 300 2668 21 16 8.5 102 396 1734 13 4.4 100 61 642 13
7 Detroit Lions 12 276 3837 744 5.2 38 16 199 167 320 2117 15 22 6.3 95 407 1720 19 4.2 94 52 458 10
8 Los Angeles Rams 12 278 3828 818 4.7 41 13 235 188 381 2051 21 28 5.0 110 405 1777 12 4.4 109 47 476 16
9 Philadelphia Eagles 12 306 4047 793 5.1 27 12 225 138 289 2118 22 15 6.9 100 488 1929 15 4.0 101 74 722 24
10 San Francisco 49ers 12 324 4010 752 5.3 31 15 227 163 341 1972 25 16 5.3 106 380 2038 15 5.4 106 52 510 15
11 Chicago Cardinals 12 356 4760 807 5.9 31 16 253 171 337 2627 18 15 7.3 114 449 2133 26 4.8 121 68 696 18
12 Green Bay Packers 12 382 4615 773 6.0 32 19 236 175 336 2575 24 13 7.4 111 427 2040 24 4.8 109 72 657 16
Avg Team 271.1 3859.2 753.8 5.1 37.2 16.9 210.5 162.8 329.3 2164.3 17.6 20.3 6.1 102.2 400.4 1694.8 14.7 4.2 93.6 14.8
League Total 3253 46310 9046 5.1 446 203 2526 1953 3951 25972 211 243 6.1 1226 4805 20338 176 4.2 1123 177
Avg Tm/G 22.6 321.6 62.8 5.1 3.1 1.4 17.5 13.6 27.4 180.4 1.5 1.7 6.1 8.5 33.4 141.2 1.2 4.2 7.8 1.2

Passing Defense

Rk Tm G Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk%
1 Chicago Bears 12 153 327 46.8 1769 14 4.3 22 6.7 6.6 4.4 14.0 147.4 54.6 47 373 4.7 2.8 12.6
2 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 173 334 51.8 1892 11 3.3 24 7.2 6.4 3.8 12.3 157.7 52.9 31 244 5.2 2.8 8.5
3 San Francisco 49ers 12 163 341 47.8 1972 25 7.3 16 4.7 6.5 5.9 13.6 164.3 73.9 31 246 5.3 4.7 8.3
4 New York Giants 12 142 311 45.7 1978 11 3.5 21 6.8 6.8 4.5 15.0 164.8 52.3 19 152 6.0 3.8 5.8
5 Baltimore Colts 12 168 363 46.3 1993 9 2.5 35 9.6 6.2 2.3 13.4 166.1 35.1 32 255 5.0 1.5 8.1
6 Los Angeles Rams 12 188 381 49.3 2051 21 5.5 28 7.3 6.0 3.8 12.3 170.9 56.1 32 252 5.0 2.9 7.7
7 Detroit Lions 12 167 320 52.2 2117 15 4.7 22 6.9 7.0 4.9 13.5 176.4 61.9 17 138 6.3 4.2 5.0
8 Philadelphia Eagles 12 138 289 47.8 2118 22 7.6 15 5.2 7.8 7.0 16.3 176.5 78.0 16 126 6.9 6.2 5.2
9 Cleveland Browns 12 162 312 51.9 2212 20 6.4 16 5.1 7.7 6.6 14.7 184.3 77.2 22 175 6.6 5.7 6.6
10 Green Bay Packers 12 175 336 52.1 2575 24 7.1 13 3.9 7.9 7.6 15.2 214.6 86.1 10 78 7.4 7.1 2.9
11 Chicago Cardinals 12 171 337 50.7 2627 18 5.3 15 4.5 8.3 7.4 16.3 218.9 78.2 21 166 7.3 6.5 5.9
12 Washington Redskins 12 153 300 51.0 2668 21 7.0 16 5.3 9.3 8.3 18.2 222.3 84.3 14 114 8.5 7.5 4.5
Avg Team 162.8 329.3 49.4 2164.3 17.6 5.3 20.3 6.2 7.2 5.5 14.5 180.4 62.8 24.2 193.3 6.12 4.5 6.8
League Total 1953 3951 49.4 25972 211 5.3 243 6.2 7.2 5.5 14.5 180.4 62.8 290 2319 6.12 4.5 6.8
Avg Tm/G 13.6 27.4 49.4 180.4 1.5 5.3 1.7 6.2 7.2 5.5 14.5 180.4 62.8 2.0 16.1 6.12 4.5 6.8

Rushing Defense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 Baltimore Colts 12 331 1291 13 3.9 107.6
2 Chicago Bears 12 351 1297 12 3.7 108.1
3 New York Giants 12 399 1440 7 3.6 120.0
4 Cleveland Browns 12 369 1448 6 3.9 120.7
5 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 403 1491 14 3.7 124.3
6 Detroit Lions 12 407 1720 19 4.2 143.3
7 Washington Redskins 12 396 1734 13 4.4 144.5
8 Los Angeles Rams 12 405 1777 12 4.4 148.1
9 Philadelphia Eagles 12 488 1929 15 4.0 160.8
10 San Francisco 49ers 12 380 2038 15 5.4 169.8
11 Green Bay Packers 12 427 2040 24 4.8 170.0
12 Chicago Cardinals 12 449 2133 26 4.8 177.8
Avg Team 400.4 1694.8 14.7 4.2 141.2 29.4
League Total 4805 20338 176 4.2 141.2 353
Avg Tm/G 33.4 141.2 1.2 4.2 141.2 2.5

Kick & Punt Returns Against

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm G Ret Yds TD Y/R Rt Yds TD Y/Rt APYd
1 Washington Redskins 12 33 1297 0 39.3 36 792 1 22.0
2 Baltimore Colts 12 40 1586 1 39.7 43 1241 1 28.9
3 San Francisco 49ers 12 36 1319 0 36.6 42 739 0 17.6
4 Chicago Bears 12 36 1828 0 50.8 48 1072 1 22.3
5 New York Giants 12 51 1388 0 27.2 40 889 0 22.2
6 Cleveland Browns 12 38 1274 0 33.5 48 1045 0 21.8
7 Detroit Lions 12 44 1027 0 23.3 33 683 0 20.7
8 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 38 1678 0 44.2 50 1115 2 22.3
9 Los Angeles Rams 12 33 1575 0 47.7 53 1116 1 21.1
10 Philadelphia Eagles 12 41 1566 1 38.2 40 961 1 24.0
11 Green Bay Packers 12 46 1349 0 29.3 32 710 0 22.2
12 Chicago Cardinals 12 35 1297 0 37.1 41 933 1 22.8
Avg Team 39.3 225.2 0.2 5.7 42.2 941.3 0.7 22.3 5273.1
League Total 471 2702 2 5.7 506 11296 8 22.3 63277
Avg Tm/G 3.3 18.8 0.0 5.7 3.5 78.4 0.1 22.3 439.4

Kicking & Punting Against

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
Rk Tm G FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Blck Y/P
1 Washington Redskins 12 21 8 38.1% 35 34 97.1% 42 1555 37.0
2 Philadelphia Eagles 12 23 11 47.8% 39 39 100.0% 53 2284 43.1
3 San Francisco 49ers 12 17 10 58.8% 41 40 97.6% 49 1983 40.5
4 Green Bay Packers 12 25 12 48.0% 49 46 93.9% 42 1755 41.8
5 Chicago Cardinals 12 25 12 48.0% 46 44 95.7% 54 2231 41.3
6 Cleveland Browns 12 23 11 47.8% 26 26 100.0% 55 2336 42.5
7 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 20 12 60.0% 28 26 92.9% 62 2574 41.5
8 Detroit Lions 12 19 8 42.1% 35 34 97.1% 55 2206 40.1
9 Los Angeles Rams 12 21 7 33.3% 37 35 94.6% 65 2459 37.8
10 New York Giants 12 19 10 52.6% 22 21 95.5% 56 2333 41.7
11 Chicago Bears 12 24 12 50.0% 28 26 92.9% 73 2730 37.4
12 Baltimore Colts 12 17 6 35.3% 26 23 88.5% 62 2740 44.2
Avg Team 21.2 9.9 46.9% 34.3 32.8 95.6% 55.7 2265.5 0.3 40.7
League Total 254 119 46.9% 412 394 95.6% 668 27186 3 40.7
Avg Tm/G 1.8 0.8 46.9% 2.9 2.7 95.6% 4.6 188.8 0.0 40.7

Scoring Defense

Rk Tm G RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Green Bay Packers 12 24 24 1 1 46 49 12 25 382 31.8
2 Washington Redskins 12 13 21 1 34 35 8 21 268 22.3
3 Philadelphia Eagles 12 15 22 1 1 39 39 11 23 306 25.5
4 New York Giants 12 7 11 3 1 21 22 10 19 183 15.3
5 San Francisco 49ers 12 15 25 2 40 41 10 17 1 324 27.0
6 Detroit Lions 12 19 15 1 1 34 35 8 19 1 276 23.0
7 Chicago Cardinals 12 26 18 1 1 44 46 12 25 356 29.7
8 Pittsburgh Steelers 12 14 11 2 1 26 28 12 20 230 19.2
9 Chicago Bears 12 12 14 1 1 26 28 12 24 230 19.2
10 Cleveland Browns 12 6 20 26 26 11 23 1 217 18.1
11 Los Angeles Rams 12 12 21 1 2 1 35 37 7 21 278 23.2
12 Baltimore Colts 12 13 9 1 1 3 23 26 6 17 203 16.9
Avg Team 14.7 17.6 0.2 0.7 0.5 0.9 0.2 0.0 32.8 34.3 9.9 21.2 0.3 271.1 22.6
League Total 176 211 2 8 6 11 2 394 412 119 254 3 3253
Avg Tm/G 1.22 1.47 0.01 0.06 0.04 0.08 0.01 0.00 2.74 2.86 0.83 1.76 0.02 22.6