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1965 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 14 224 3969 907 4.4 50 23 14 240 187 383 1981 11 27 4.6 111 480 1988 10 4.1 115
2 Chicago Bears 14 275 4268 884 4.8 44 24 21 244 217 444 2738 18 20 5.7 136 400 1530 11 3.8 87
3 Dallas Cowboys 14 280 4192 887 4.7 38 20 22 240 205 426 2748 17 18 5.9 138 422 1444 13 3.4 80
4 Baltimore Colts 14 284 4045 849 4.8 36 14 24 233 213 400 2562 22 22 5.8 131 410 1483 11 3.6 78
5 Detroit Lions 14 295 3557 802 4.4 46 20 22 210 190 344 2097 21 26 5.3 104 409 1460 9 3.6 84
6 Washington Redskins 14 301 3870 849 4.6 42 15 36 237 161 318 2117 15 27 5.8 101 486 1753 18 3.6 100
7 St. Louis Cardinals 14 309 4297 852 5.0 32 15 16 238 184 380 2484 24 17 5.9 133 433 1813 11 4.2 89
8 Cleveland Browns 14 325 4712 869 5.4 32 8 26 265 204 419 2846 31 24 6.2 135 412 1866 11 4.5 104
9 Los Angeles Rams 14 328 4023 798 5.0 26 15 13 208 205 349 2614 22 11 6.9 113 417 1409 16 3.4 82
10 New York Giants 14 338 4913 879 5.6 36 20 18 266 208 393 2957 18 16 6.8 140 447 1956 20 4.4 108
11 Philadelphia Eagles 14 359 4418 849 5.2 36 11 14 243 215 393 2836 28 25 6.6 129 419 1582 11 3.8 100
12 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 397 4530 869 5.2 27 15 12 243 173 353 2450 25 12 6.3 109 483 2080 19 4.3 122
13 San Francisco 49ers 14 402 4640 878 5.3 30 17 26 259 225 448 3105 24 13 6.6 139 405 1535 20 3.8 94
14 Minnesota Vikings 14 403 4248 788 5.4 30 11 23 242 187 357 2493 31 19 6.6 120 408 1755 17 4.3 99
Avg Team 322.9 4263.0 854.3 5.0 36.1 16.3 20.5 240.6 198.1 386.2 2573.4 21.9 19.8 6.1 124.2 430.8 1689.6 14.1 3.9 95.9
League Total 4520 59682 11960 5.0 505 228 287 3368 2774 5407 36028 307 277 6.1 1739 6031 23654 197 3.9 1342
Avg Tm/G 23.1 304.5 61.0 5.0 2.6 1.2 1.5 17.2 14.2 27.6 183.8 1.6 1.4 6.1 8.9 30.8 120.7 1.0 3.9 6.8

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 14 187 383 48.8 1981 11 2.9 27 7.0 6.0 3.4 12.4 141.5 48.2 44 335 4.6 2.3 10.3
2 Detroit Lions 14 190 344 55.2 2097 21 6.1 26 7.6 7.3 5.1 13.2 149.8 67.3 49 411 5.3 3.4 12.5
3 Washington Redskins 14 161 318 50.6 2117 15 4.7 27 8.5 8.0 5.1 15.8 151.2 57.9 45 422 5.8 3.3 12.4
4 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 173 353 49.0 2450 25 7.1 12 3.4 7.7 7.5 15.6 175.0 84.3 33 253 6.3 6.2 8.5
5 St. Louis Cardinals 14 184 380 48.4 2484 24 6.3 17 4.5 7.4 6.7 15.4 177.4 75.8 39 342 5.9 5.2 9.3
6 Minnesota Vikings 14 187 357 52.4 2493 31 8.7 19 5.3 7.5 6.9 14.4 178.1 83.9 23 199 6.6 5.9 6.1
7 Baltimore Colts 14 213 400 53.3 2562 22 5.5 22 5.5 7.3 5.9 13.6 183.0 72.1 39 341 5.8 4.6 8.9
8 Los Angeles Rams 14 205 349 58.7 2614 22 6.3 11 3.2 8.3 8.1 14.1 186.7 93.3 32 270 6.9 6.7 8.4
9 Chicago Bears 14 217 444 48.9 2738 18 4.1 20 4.5 7.0 5.7 14.2 195.6 66.5 40 348 5.7 4.5 8.3
10 Dallas Cowboys 14 205 426 48.1 2748 17 4.0 18 4.2 7.2 6.1 14.9 196.3 67.8 39 315 5.9 4.9 8.4
11 Philadelphia Eagles 14 215 393 54.7 2836 28 7.1 25 6.4 7.9 6.5 14.5 202.6 78.0 37 287 6.6 5.3 8.6
12 Cleveland Browns 14 204 419 48.7 2846 31 7.4 24 5.7 7.5 6.4 15.5 203.3 74.8 38 307 6.2 5.2 8.3
13 New York Giants 14 208 393 52.9 2957 18 4.6 16 4.1 8.3 7.4 15.6 211.2 79.0 39 294 6.8 6.0 9.0
14 San Francisco 49ers 14 225 448 50.2 3105 24 5.4 13 2.9 7.4 7.1 14.7 221.8 80.4 25 197 6.6 6.3 5.3
Avg Team 198.1 386.2 51.3 2573.4 21.9 5.7 19.8 5.1 75 7.5 6.3 14.5 183.8 70.2 37.3 308.6 6.08 5.0 8.8
League Total 2774 5407 51.3 36028 307 5.7 277 5.1 89 7.5 6.3 14.5 183.8 70.2 522 4321 6.08 5.0 8.8
Avg Tm/G 14.2 27.6 51.3 183.8 1.6 5.7 1.4 5.1 7.5 6.3 14.5 183.8 70.2 2.7 22.0 6.08 5.0 8.8

Rushing Defense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 Los Angeles Rams 14 417 1409 16 3.4 100.6
2 Dallas Cowboys 14 422 1444 13 3.4 103.1
3 Detroit Lions 14 409 1460 9 3.6 104.3
4 Baltimore Colts 14 410 1483 11 3.6 105.9
5 Chicago Bears 14 400 1530 11 3.8 109.3
6 San Francisco 49ers 14 405 1535 20 3.8 109.6
7 Philadelphia Eagles 14 419 1582 11 3.8 113.0
8 Washington Redskins 14 486 1753 18 3.6 125.2
9 Minnesota Vikings 14 408 1755 17 4.3 125.4
10 St. Louis Cardinals 14 433 1813 11 4.2 129.5
11 Cleveland Browns 14 412 1866 11 4.5 133.3
12 New York Giants 14 447 1956 20 4.4 139.7
13 Green Bay Packers 14 480 1988 10 4.1 142.0
14 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 483 2080 19 4.3 148.6
Avg Team 430.8 1689.6 14.1 50 3.9 120.7 30.3
League Total 6031 23654 197 67 3.9 120.7 424
Avg Tm/G 30.8 120.7 1.0 3.9 120.7 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 Green Bay Packers 14 36 290 0 8.1 52 1216 0 23.4
2 Chicago Bears 14 22 123 0 5.6 72 1583 0 22.0
3 St. Louis Cardinals 14 32 267 0 8.3 50 1228 0 24.6
4 Philadelphia Eagles 14 37 263 0 7.1 58 1531 0 26.4
5 Dallas Cowboys 14 26 139 1 5.3 63 1229 0 19.5
6 New York Giants 14 22 137 0 6.2 54 1175 0 21.8
7 Los Angeles Rams 14 25 176 1 7.0 54 1364 0 25.3
8 Detroit Lions 14 39 318 1 8.2 43 858 0 20.0
9 Washington Redskins 14 30 138 0 4.6 42 976 0 23.2
10 Cleveland Browns 14 36 259 0 7.2 58 1334 0 23.0
11 Minnesota Vikings 14 29 261 0 9.0 62 1557 1 25.1
12 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 44 437 2 9.9 30 684 0 22.8
13 Baltimore Colts 14 26 198 0 7.6 63 1346 1 21.4
14 San Francisco 49ers 14 33 408 1 12.4 59 1566 1 26.5
Avg Team 31.2 243.9 0.4 44 7.8 54.3 1260.5 0.2 70 23.2 6076.0
League Total 437 3414 6 85 7.8 760 17647 3 101 23.2 85064
Avg Tm/G 2.2 17.4 0.0 7.8 3.9 90.0 0.0 23.2 434.0

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 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 26 10 38.5% 53 49 92.5% 76 3207 42.2
2 New York Giants 14 29 16 55.2% 41 40 97.6% 45 1922 42.7
3 Los Angeles Rams 14 32 16 50.0% 40 40 100.0% 66 2996 45.4
4 Washington Redskins 14 22 12 54.5% 38 37 97.4% 69 2995 43.4
5 Philadelphia Eagles 14 26 11 42.3% 47 44 93.6% 54 2257 41.8
6 Minnesota Vikings 14 20 11 55.0% 53 52 98.1% 64 2458 38.4
7 St. Louis Cardinals 14 32 17 53.1% 37 36 97.3% 65 2814 43.3
8 Baltimore Colts 14 23 13 56.5% 35 35 100.0% 71 3117 43.9
9 Detroit Lions 14 22 13 59.1% 36 36 100.0% 74 3175 42.9
10 San Francisco 49ers 14 27 14 51.9% 52 48 92.3% 62 2598 41.9
11 Chicago Bears 14 24 15 62.5% 33 30 90.9% 65 2749 42.3
12 Green Bay Packers 14 33 22 66.7% 22 22 100.0% 60 2526 42.1
13 Dallas Cowboys 14 30 17 56.7% 33 29 87.9% 71 3046 42.9
14 Cleveland Browns 14 18 9 50.0% 43 40 93.0% 69 2836 41.1
Avg Team 1.6 1.1 1.6 1.3 1.9 0.9 2.6 0.8 0.3 0.1 26.0 14.0 53.8% 39.6 38.4 96.9% 65.1 2763.3 67 0.3 42.5
League Total 22 16 22 18 26 13 37 11 4 1 364 196 53.8% 555 538 96.9% 911 38686 90 4 42.5
Avg Tm/G 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 1.9 1.0 53.8% 2.8 2.7 96.9% 4.6 197.4 0.0 42.5

Scoring Defense

Rk Tm G RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 19 25 2 1 6 49 10 397 28.4
2 Washington Redskins 14 18 15 2 2 37 12 301 21.5
3 Detroit Lions 14 9 21 1 3 2 36 13 2 295 21.1
4 Los Angeles Rams 14 16 22 1 40 16 328 23.4
5 New York Giants 14 20 18 1 1 40 16 2 338 24.1
6 St. Louis Cardinals 14 11 24 1 1 36 17 309 22.1
7 Green Bay Packers 14 10 11 1 22 22 2 224 16.0
8 Dallas Cowboys 14 13 17 1 2 29 17 1 280 20.0
9 Cleveland Browns 14 11 31 1 40 9 325 23.2
10 Philadelphia Eagles 14 11 28 2 6 44 11 359 25.6
11 Minnesota Vikings 14 17 31 1 3 1 52 11 403 28.8
12 Baltimore Colts 14 11 22 1 1 35 13 284 20.3
13 Chicago Bears 14 11 18 1 3 30 15 1 275 19.6
14 San Francisco 49ers 14 20 24 1 1 3 3 48 14 402 28.7
Avg Team 14.1 21.9 0.4 0.2 1.4 2.0 0.2 38.4 14.0 0.6 322.9 23.1
League Total 197 307 6 3 19 28 3 538 196 8 4520
Avg Tm/G 1.0 1.6 0.1 0.1 2.7 1.0 23.1