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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 14 148 3277 801 4.1 50 19 9 191 187 355 1746 10 31 4.4 94 404 1531 4 3.8 88
2 Detroit Lions 14 177 3217 777 4.1 47 23 13 180 187 367 1986 11 24 4.7 105 353 1231 6 3.5 62
3 Cleveland Browns 14 257 3924 844 4.6 37 13 16 263 189 341 1984 15 24 5.2 125 466 1940 17 4.2 122
4 New York Giants 14 283 4546 909 5.0 39 13 20 256 223 450 2869 21 26 5.8 136 413 1677 13 4.1 100
5 Chicago Bears 14 287 4147 849 4.9 47 24 19 228 170 363 2074 14 23 5.0 101 438 2073 17 4.7 108
6 Baltimore Colts 14 288 4123 849 4.9 42 19 16 226 206 381 2619 19 23 6.1 119 423 1504 17 3.6 91
7 San Francisco 49ers 14 331 4549 783 5.8 26 14 20 240 164 296 2308 17 12 7.2 113 464 2241 22 4.8 107
8 Los Angeles Rams 14 334 4981 912 5.5 37 18 13 256 217 379 2889 25 19 7.0 124 501 2092 14 4.2 119
9 Philadelphia Eagles 14 356 5046 902 5.6 39 13 18 275 198 363 2920 16 26 7.8 129 526 2126 23 4.0 128
10 St. Louis Cardinals 14 361 4711 868 5.4 31 15 17 251 196 377 2987 21 16 7.2 141 452 1724 18 3.8 93
11 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 363 4625 837 5.5 38 10 15 250 223 438 3206 34 28 6.8 157 363 1419 13 3.9 78
12 Washington Redskins 14 376 5238 855 6.1 48 20 20 280 247 412 3602 35 28 8.1 165 411 1636 12 4.0 95
13 Dallas Cowboys 14 402 5184 853 6.1 36 16 15 274 233 437 3674 33 20 7.9 166 387 1510 17 3.9 93
14 Minnesota Vikings 14 410 5101 890 5.7 43 18 8 266 214 397 3123 29 25 7.3 139 463 1978 20 4.3 119
Avg Team 312.4 4476.4 852.1 5.3 40.0 16.8 15.6 245.4 203.9 382.6 2713.4 21.4 23.2 6.5 129.6 433.1 1763.0 15.2 4.1 100.2
League Total 4373 62669 11929 5.3 560 235 219 3436 2854 5356 37987 300 325 6.5 1814 6064 24682 213 4.1 1403
Avg Tm/G 22.3 319.7 60.9 5.3 2.9 1.2 1.1 17.5 14.6 27.3 193.8 1.5 1.7 6.5 9.3 30.9 125.9 1.1 4.1 7.2

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 Green Bay Packers 14 187 355 52.7 1746 10 2.8 31 8.7 5.9 2.5 11.1 124.7 43.4 42 338 4.4 1.4 10.6
2 Cleveland Browns 14 189 341 55.4 1984 15 4.4 24 7.0 6.7 4.4 12.0 141.7 61.4 37 293 5.2 3.2 9.8
3 Detroit Lions 14 187 367 51.0 1986 11 3.0 24 6.5 6.7 4.3 13.1 141.9 55.0 57 455 4.7 2.7 13.4
4 Chicago Bears 14 170 363 46.8 2074 14 3.9 23 6.3 6.8 4.7 14.5 148.1 55.8 48 386 5.0 3.2 11.7
5 San Francisco 49ers 14 164 296 55.4 2308 17 5.7 12 4.1 8.4 7.8 15.2 164.9 85.6 23 186 7.2 6.6 7.2
6 Baltimore Colts 14 206 381 54.1 2619 19 5.0 23 6.0 7.8 6.1 14.4 187.1 71.1 45 356 6.1 4.6 10.6
7 New York Giants 14 223 450 49.6 2869 21 4.7 26 5.8 7.2 5.5 14.5 204.9 64.8 46 369 5.8 4.3 9.3
8 Los Angeles Rams 14 217 379 57.3 2889 25 6.6 19 5.0 8.3 7.4 14.5 206.4 85.5 32 255 7.0 6.2 7.8
9 Philadelphia Eagles 14 198 363 54.5 2920 16 4.4 26 7.2 8.3 6.0 15.3 208.6 67.1 13 103 7.8 5.5 3.5
10 St. Louis Cardinals 14 196 377 52.0 2987 21 5.6 16 4.2 8.8 8.0 16.8 213.4 82.8 39 315 7.2 6.5 9.4
11 Minnesota Vikings 14 214 397 53.9 3123 29 7.3 25 6.3 8.5 7.1 15.7 223.1 80.4 30 242 7.3 6.0 7.0
12 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 223 438 50.9 3206 34 7.8 28 6.4 8.0 6.6 15.7 229.0 77.0 36 284 6.8 5.5 7.6
13 Washington Redskins 14 247 412 60.0 3602 35 8.5 28 6.8 9.4 8.0 15.6 257.3 91.1 32 258 8.1 6.9 7.2
14 Dallas Cowboys 14 233 437 53.3 3674 33 7.6 20 4.6 8.9 8.4 16.8 262.4 89.8 29 230 7.9 7.4 6.2
Avg Team 203.9 382.6 53.3 2713.4 21.4 5.6 23.2 6.1 79 7.9 6.2 14.7 193.8 69.4 36.4 290.7 6.48 5.0 8.7
League Total 2854 5356 53.3 37987 300 5.6 325 6.1 89 7.9 6.2 14.7 193.8 69.4 509 4070 6.48 5.0 8.7
Avg Tm/G 14.6 27.3 53.3 193.8 1.5 5.6 1.7 6.1 7.9 6.2 14.7 193.8 69.4 2.6 20.8 6.48 5.0 8.7

Rushing Defense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 Detroit Lions 14 353 1231 6 3.5 87.9
2 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 363 1419 13 3.9 101.4
3 Baltimore Colts 14 423 1504 17 3.6 107.4
4 Dallas Cowboys 14 387 1510 17 3.9 107.9
5 Green Bay Packers 14 404 1531 4 3.8 109.4
6 Washington Redskins 14 411 1636 12 4.0 116.9
7 New York Giants 14 413 1677 13 4.1 119.8
8 St. Louis Cardinals 14 452 1724 18 3.8 123.1
9 Cleveland Browns 14 466 1940 17 4.2 138.6
10 Minnesota Vikings 14 463 1978 20 4.3 141.3
11 Chicago Bears 14 438 2073 17 4.7 148.1
12 Los Angeles Rams 14 501 2092 14 4.2 149.4
13 Philadelphia Eagles 14 526 2126 23 4.0 151.9
14 San Francisco 49ers 14 464 2241 22 4.8 160.1
Avg Team 433.1 1763.0 15.2 53 4.1 125.9 28.1
League Total 6064 24682 213 77 4.1 125.9 393
Avg Tm/G 30.9 125.9 1.1 4.1 125.9 2.0

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 Green Bay Packers 14 20 183 1 9.2 76 1524 0 20.1
2 Cleveland Browns 14 15 121 0 8.1 49 1098 0 22.4
3 New York Giants 14 20 124 0 6.2 63 1700 0 27.0
4 Philadelphia Eagles 14 24 174 0 7.3 56 1459 1 26.1
5 Dallas Cowboys 14 28 190 0 6.8 63 1604 1 25.5
6 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 18 119 0 6.6 54 1151 0 21.3
7 St. Louis Cardinals 14 26 122 0 4.7 41 870 0 21.2
8 Detroit Lions 14 31 326 0 10.5 55 1379 0 25.1
9 Los Angeles Rams 14 53 565 1 10.7 50 1211 0 24.2
10 San Francisco 49ers 14 32 285 0 8.9 51 1140 0 22.4
11 Baltimore Colts 14 23 182 0 7.9 52 1433 1 27.6
12 Washington Redskins 14 7 34 0 4.9 58 1253 2 21.6
13 Chicago Bears 14 32 308 0 9.6 60 1514 0 25.2
14 Minnesota Vikings 14 32 232 0 7.3 52 1149 0 22.1
Avg Team 26.2 215.0 0.1 40 8.2 55.7 1320.4 0.4 70 23.7 6011.7
League Total 367 3010 2 85 8.2 780 18485 5 103 23.7 84164
Avg Tm/G 1.9 15.4 0.0 8.2 4.0 94.3 0.0 23.7 429.4

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 San Francisco 49ers 14 20 12 60.0% 42 39 92.9% 61 2721 44.6
2 Cleveland Browns 14 14 7 50.0% 34 32 94.1% 56 2274 40.6
3 St. Louis Cardinals 14 33 18 54.5% 44 43 97.7% 61 2477 40.6
4 Minnesota Vikings 14 30 15 50.0% 52 51 98.1% 52 2252 43.3
5 Philadelphia Eagles 14 37 19 51.4% 43 41 95.3% 42 1604 38.2
6 Baltimore Colts 14 22 9 40.9% 37 35 94.6% 67 2861 42.7
7 Green Bay Packers 14 22 9 40.9% 17 17 100.0% 58 2506 43.2
8 Detroit Lions 14 25 14 56.0% 19 19 100.0% 70 3087 44.1
9 Washington Redskins 14 26 12 46.2% 49 46 93.9% 49 2078 42.4
10 New York Giants 14 27 13 48.1% 35 34 97.1% 65 2522 38.8
11 Los Angeles Rams 14 33 14 42.4% 42 38 90.5% 56 2548 45.5
12 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 19 9 47.4% 48 48 100.0% 62 2523 40.7
13 Dallas Cowboys 14 25 13 52.0% 52 49 94.2% 63 2558 40.6
14 Chicago Bears 14 31 16 51.6% 34 31 91.2% 71 2968 41.8
Avg Team 1.6 1.4 1.4 0.9 1.9 1.2 1.7 0.6 0.6 0.1 26.0 12.9 49.5% 39.1 37.4 95.4% 59.5 2497.8 70 0.4 42.0
League Total 22 20 20 13 27 17 24 8 8 1 364 180 49.5% 548 523 95.4% 833 34969 82 5 42.0
Avg Tm/G 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.9 0.9 49.5% 2.8 2.7 95.4% 4.3 178.4 0.0 42.0

Scoring Defense

Rk Tm G RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Los Angeles Rams 14 14 25 1 2 38 14 1 334 23.9
2 Minnesota Vikings 14 20 29 2 1 51 15 1 410 29.3
3 San Francisco 49ers 14 22 17 3 39 12 2 331 23.6
4 Philadelphia Eagles 14 23 16 1 2 41 19 356 25.4
5 St. Louis Cardinals 14 18 21 2 1 43 18 361 25.8
6 Cleveland Browns 14 17 15 1 1 32 7 257 18.4
7 Baltimore Colts 14 17 19 1 35 9 2 288 20.6
8 Washington Redskins 14 12 35 2 46 12 376 26.9
9 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 13 34 1 48 9 363 25.9
10 Detroit Lions 14 6 11 2 19 14 1 177 12.6
11 Chicago Bears 14 17 14 2 1 31 16 2 287 20.5
12 New York Giants 14 13 21 1 34 13 283 20.2
13 Dallas Cowboys 14 17 33 1 1 49 13 1 402 28.7
14 Green Bay Packers 14 4 10 1 1 1 17 9 1 148 10.6
Avg Team 15.2 21.4 0.1 0.4 0.9 0.9 0.3 37.4 12.9 0.8 312.4 22.3
League Total 213 300 2 5 12 12 4 523 180 11 4373
Avg Tm/G 1.1 1.5 0.1 0.1 2.7 0.9 0.1 22.3