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1976 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 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 138 3323 866 3.8 46 24 17 182 158 373 1866 9 22 4.5 96 452 1457 5 3.2 69
2 Minnesota Vikings 14 176 3671 855 4.3 32 13 13 207 158 323 1575 8 19 4.3 91 487 2096 14 4.3 103
3 San Francisco 49ers 14 190 3562 922 3.9 25 16 22 218 180 374 1776 13 9 4.1 102 487 1786 10 3.7 94
4 Los Angeles Rams 14 190 3656 871 4.2 48 16 16 213 199 397 2092 11 32 4.7 118 429 1564 11 3.6 79
5 Dallas Cowboys 14 194 3730 919 4.1 28 12 22 246 187 391 1909 12 16 4.4 111 484 1821 12 3.8 113
6 Denver Broncos 14 206 3734 919 4.1 37 13 28 222 214 391 2025 8 24 4.8 104 496 1709 14 3.4 90
7 Cincinnati Bengals 14 210 3670 930 3.9 41 15 15 234 177 364 1758 13 26 4.3 103 520 1912 11 3.7 116
8 Chicago Bears 14 216 4201 972 4.3 47 23 18 250 200 401 2217 15 24 4.9 128 522 1984 10 3.8 104
9 Washington Redskins 14 217 4122 953 4.3 47 21 15 215 146 354 1917 11 26 4.8 91 555 2205 12 4.0 109
10 Detroit Lions 14 220 3587 837 4.3 39 15 21 191 137 313 1686 11 24 4.9 76 496 1901 13 3.8 94
11 New England Patriots 14 236 4022 946 4.3 50 27 22 258 229 437 2175 16 23 4.5 134 462 1847 12 4.0 102
12 Oakland Raiders 14 237 4379 913 4.8 25 9 25 261 197 389 2476 13 16 5.7 138 478 1903 17 4.0 98
13 Baltimore Colts 14 246 4187 866 4.8 36 21 20 229 192 372 2343 16 15 5.5 126 438 1844 11 4.2 83
14 New York Giants 14 250 4191 921 4.6 27 15 12 251 189 330 1988 11 12 5.5 119 560 2203 14 3.9 120
15 Miami Dolphins 14 264 5081 892 5.7 29 18 12 268 195 347 2670 20 11 7.3 131 525 2411 14 4.6 125
16 St. Louis Cardinals 14 267 4089 864 4.7 39 20 23 239 176 342 2110 13 19 5.7 105 491 1979 19 4.0 111
17 Houston Oilers 14 273 3987 935 4.3 28 17 19 226 173 345 1915 17 11 4.8 90 540 2072 13 3.8 117
18 San Diego Chargers 14 285 4676 925 5.1 31 11 14 259 219 386 2628 21 20 6.4 132 516 2048 10 4.0 113
19 Philadelphia Eagles 14 286 4603 955 4.8 24 15 20 262 237 404 2550 17 9 6.0 129 532 2053 16 3.9 113
20 Cleveland Browns 14 287 3793 869 4.4 32 11 24 244 225 392 2032 18 21 4.8 111 445 1761 15 4.0 109
21 Green Bay Packers 14 299 4123 943 4.4 26 15 23 262 196 354 1835 13 11 4.6 107 546 2288 17 4.2 132
22 Atlanta Falcons 14 312 4578 949 4.8 38 20 19 257 184 340 2001 14 18 5.3 95 574 2577 22 4.5 143
23 New Orleans Saints 14 346 4491 960 4.7 39 27 25 275 200 367 2202 18 12 5.4 121 554 2289 22 4.1 129
24 Buffalo Bills 14 363 4730 898 5.3 42 23 24 262 163 337 2265 18 19 6.2 110 533 2465 19 4.6 128
25 Kansas City Chiefs 14 376 5357 952 5.6 43 20 16 309 215 375 2496 25 23 6.3 132 555 2861 24 5.2 161
26 New York Jets 14 383 4916 972 5.1 32 21 15 277 204 374 2324 25 11 6.0 127 582 2592 14 4.5 135
27 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 412 4801 933 5.1 28 19 24 284 178 321 2241 19 9 6.5 124 588 2560 23 4.4 136
28 Seattle Seahawks 14 429 5400 1008 5.4 26 11 21 323 223 367 2524 27 15 6.4 136 614 2876 20 4.7 166
Avg Team 268.1 4237.9 919.5 4.6 35.2 17.4 19.5 247.3 191.1 366.4 2128.4 15.4 17.8 5.3 113.8 516.5 2109.4 14.8 4.1 114.0
League Total 7508 118660 25745 4.6 985 488 545 6924 5351 10260 59596 432 497 5.3 3187 14461 59064 414 4.1 3192
Avg Tm/G 19.2 302.7 65.7 4.6 2.5 1.2 1.4 17.7 13.7 26.2 152.0 1.1 1.3 5.3 8.1 36.9 150.7 1.1 4.1 8.1

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 Minnesota Vikings 14 158 323 48.9 1575 8 2.5 19 5.9 5.9 3.7 12.0 112.5 51.1 45 322 4.3 2.4 12.2
2 Detroit Lions 14 137 313 43.8 1686 11 3.5 24 7.7 6.1 3.3 13.9 120.4 43.7 28 218 4.9 2.4 8.2
3 Cincinnati Bengals 14 177 364 48.6 1758 13 3.6 26 7.1 6.0 3.5 12.4 125.6 50.0 46 444 4.3 2.1 11.2
4 San Francisco 49ers 14 180 374 48.1 1776 13 3.5 9 2.4 6.3 5.9 13.1 126.9 69.9 61 573 4.1 3.7 14.0
5 Green Bay Packers 14 196 354 55.4 1835 13 3.7 11 3.1 6.2 5.5 11.2 131.1 73.3 43 357 4.6 4.0 10.8
6 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 158 373 42.4 1866 9 2.4 22 5.9 5.8 3.7 13.8 133.3 45.2 41 313 4.5 2.6 9.9
7 Dallas Cowboys 14 187 391 47.8 1909 12 3.1 16 4.1 5.7 4.5 12.0 136.4 58.9 44 327 4.4 3.3 10.1
8 Houston Oilers 14 173 345 50.1 1915 17 4.9 11 3.2 6.5 6.1 13.1 136.8 74.3 50 344 4.8 4.5 12.7
9 Washington Redskins 14 146 354 41.2 1917 11 3.1 26 7.3 6.3 3.6 15.3 136.9 42.6 44 324 4.8 2.4 11.1
10 New York Giants 14 189 330 57.3 1988 11 3.3 12 3.6 6.8 5.8 11.8 142.0 73.9 31 242 5.5 4.6 8.6
11 Atlanta Falcons 14 184 340 54.1 2001 14 4.1 18 5.3 6.7 5.1 12.4 142.9 66.7 35 275 5.3 3.9 9.3
12 Denver Broncos 14 214 391 54.7 2025 8 2.0 24 6.1 5.8 3.4 10.6 144.6 53.1 32 240 4.8 2.6 7.6
13 Cleveland Browns 14 225 392 57.4 2032 18 4.6 21 5.4 6.0 4.5 10.5 145.1 67.9 32 321 4.8 3.4 7.5
14 Los Angeles Rams 14 199 397 50.1 2092 11 2.8 32 8.1 6.3 3.2 12.5 149.4 45.6 45 395 4.7 2.0 10.2
15 St. Louis Cardinals 14 176 342 51.5 2110 13 3.8 19 5.6 6.9 5.2 13.4 150.7 63.2 31 248 5.7 4.1 8.3
16 New England Patriots 14 229 437 52.4 2175 16 3.7 23 5.3 6.0 4.3 11.4 155.4 60.9 47 429 4.5 3.0 9.7
17 New Orleans Saints 14 200 367 54.5 2202 18 4.9 12 3.3 6.9 6.4 12.6 157.3 78.8 39 312 5.4 5.0 9.6
18 Chicago Bears 14 200 401 49.9 2217 15 3.7 24 6.0 6.5 4.6 13.1 158.4 58.3 49 395 4.9 3.2 10.9
19 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 178 321 55.5 2241 19 5.9 9 2.8 7.5 7.4 13.6 160.1 87.6 24 171 6.5 6.4 7.0
20 Buffalo Bills 14 163 337 48.4 2265 18 5.3 19 5.6 7.3 5.9 15.2 161.8 67.3 28 210 6.2 4.8 7.7
21 New York Jets 14 204 374 54.5 2324 25 6.7 11 2.9 6.6 6.6 12.1 166.0 85.1 16 144 6.0 6.0 4.1
22 Baltimore Colts 14 192 372 51.6 2343 16 4.3 15 4.0 7.5 6.6 14.6 167.4 74.0 56 461 5.5 4.6 13.1
23 Oakland Raiders 14 197 389 50.6 2476 13 3.3 16 4.1 7.3 6.1 14.4 176.9 68.8 46 370 5.7 4.6 10.6
24 Kansas City Chiefs 14 215 375 57.3 2496 25 6.7 23 6.1 7.2 5.7 12.5 178.3 76.3 22 188 6.3 4.9 5.5
25 Seattle Seahawks 14 223 367 60.8 2524 27 7.4 15 4.1 7.5 7.2 12.4 180.3 91.7 27 246 6.4 6.1 6.9
26 Philadelphia Eagles 14 237 404 58.7 2550 17 4.2 9 2.2 6.7 6.5 11.3 182.1 83.4 19 138 6.0 5.9 4.5
27 San Diego Chargers 14 219 386 56.7 2628 21 5.4 20 5.2 7.3 6.1 12.9 187.7 76.4 23 194 6.4 5.3 5.6
28 Miami Dolphins 14 195 347 56.2 2670 20 5.8 11 3.2 8.3 8.0 14.7 190.7 89.3 20 193 7.3 7.0 5.4
Avg Team 191.1 366.4 52.2 2128.4 15.4 4.2 17.8 4.8 66 6.6 5.3 12.7 152.0 63.6 36.6 299.8 5.28 4.1 9.1
League Total 5351 10260 52.2 59596 432 4.2 497 4.8 88 6.6 5.3 12.7 152.0 63.6 1024 8394 5.28 4.1 9.1
Avg Tm/G 13.7 26.2 52.2 152.0 1.1 4.2 1.3 4.8 6.6 5.3 12.7 152.0 63.6 2.6 21.4 5.28 4.1 9.1

Rushing Defense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 452 1457 5 3.2 104.1
2 Los Angeles Rams 14 429 1564 11 3.6 111.7
3 Denver Broncos 14 496 1709 14 3.4 122.1
4 Cleveland Browns 14 445 1761 15 4.0 125.8
5 San Francisco 49ers 14 487 1786 10 3.7 127.6
6 Dallas Cowboys 14 484 1821 12 3.8 130.1
7 Baltimore Colts 14 438 1844 11 4.2 131.7
8 New England Patriots 14 462 1847 12 4.0 131.9
9 Detroit Lions 14 496 1901 13 3.8 135.8
10 Oakland Raiders 14 478 1903 17 4.0 135.9
11 Cincinnati Bengals 14 520 1912 11 3.7 136.6
12 St. Louis Cardinals 14 491 1979 19 4.0 141.4
13 Chicago Bears 14 522 1984 10 3.8 141.7
14 San Diego Chargers 14 516 2048 10 4.0 146.3
15 Philadelphia Eagles 14 532 2053 16 3.9 146.6
16 Houston Oilers 14 540 2072 13 3.8 148.0
17 Minnesota Vikings 14 487 2096 14 4.3 149.7
18 New York Giants 14 560 2203 14 3.9 157.4
19 Washington Redskins 14 555 2205 12 4.0 157.5
20 Green Bay Packers 14 546 2288 17 4.2 163.4
21 New Orleans Saints 14 554 2289 22 4.1 163.5
22 Miami Dolphins 14 525 2411 14 4.6 172.2
23 Buffalo Bills 14 533 2465 19 4.6 176.1
24 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 588 2560 23 4.4 182.9
25 Atlanta Falcons 14 574 2577 22 4.5 184.1
26 New York Jets 14 582 2592 14 4.5 185.1
27 Kansas City Chiefs 14 555 2861 24 5.2 204.4
28 Seattle Seahawks 14 614 2876 20 4.7 205.4
Avg Team 516.5 2109.4 14.8 52 4.1 150.7 31.7
League Total 14461 59064 414 80 4.1 150.7 887
Avg Tm/G 36.9 150.7 1.1 4.1 150.7 2.3

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 Detroit Lions 14 39 278 0 7.1 55 1188 0 21.6
2 Minnesota Vikings 14 40 286 0 7.2 66 1209 0 18.3
3 Dallas Cowboys 14 28 252 0 9.0 62 1275 0 20.6
4 St. Louis Cardinals 14 33 304 1 9.2 66 1623 1 24.6
5 Miami Dolphins 14 34 272 0 8.0 57 1246 0 21.9
6 Baltimore Colts 14 33 231 0 7.0 77 1716 0 22.3
7 New England Patriots 14 37 288 0 7.8 71 1569 0 22.1
8 New York Giants 14 45 500 0 11.1 39 725 0 18.6
9 Chicago Bears 14 44 346 0 7.9 54 969 0 17.9
10 Los Angeles Rams 14 39 281 0 7.2 70 1383 0 19.8
11 Oakland Raiders 14 38 264 0 6.9 61 1123 0 18.4
12 Denver Broncos 14 43 372 1 8.7 50 1208 0 24.2
13 San Diego Chargers 14 45 601 1 13.4 49 1072 0 21.9
14 Kansas City Chiefs 14 39 376 1 9.6 55 1263 0 23.0
15 Philadelphia Eagles 14 53 405 0 7.6 44 912 0 20.7
16 Washington Redskins 14 44 325 0 7.4 63 1028 0 16.3
17 Cleveland Browns 14 45 517 2 11.5 57 1347 1 23.6
18 Cincinnati Bengals 14 41 323 1 7.9 66 1616 0 24.5
19 San Francisco 49ers 14 52 351 0 6.8 46 924 0 20.1
20 New Orleans Saints 14 64 742 1 11.6 54 1359 0 25.2
21 Green Bay Packers 14 48 268 0 5.6 44 784 0 17.8
22 Houston Oilers 14 60 659 0 11.0 53 1125 0 21.2
23 Buffalo Bills 14 52 878 2 16.9 48 1204 0 25.1
24 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 36 206 0 5.7 61 1284 0 21.0
25 New York Jets 14 55 458 1 8.3 39 899 0 23.1
26 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 71 754 1 10.6 35 717 0 20.5
27 Seattle Seahawks 14 56 537 1 9.6 47 1041 0 22.1
28 Atlanta Falcons 14 52 360 0 6.9 38 934 0 24.6
Avg Team 45.2 408.3 0.5 47 9.0 54.5 1169.4 0.1 59 21.4 5815.5
League Total 1266 11432 13 92 9.0 1527 32743 2 97 21.4 162835
Avg Tm/G 3.2 29.2 0.0 9.0 3.9 83.5 0.0 21.4 415.4

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 Miami Dolphins 14 21 10 47.6% 34 30 88.2% 63 2596 41.2
2 New York Jets 14 29 23 79.3% 45 42 93.3% 66 2673 40.5
3 New York Giants 14 31 20 64.5% 27 26 96.3% 78 2886 37.0
4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 31 20 64.5% 50 48 96.0% 65 2554 39.3
5 Seattle Seahawks 14 30 20 66.7% 53 51 96.2% 65 2275 35.0
6 Cleveland Browns 14 19 11 57.9% 37 32 86.5% 71 2655 37.4
7 St. Louis Cardinals 14 20 10 50.0% 34 31 91.2% 71 2755 38.8
8 Green Bay Packers 14 33 22 66.7% 34 29 85.3% 77 2964 38.5
9 Dallas Cowboys 14 12 7 58.3% 25 23 92.0% 95 3677 38.7
10 San Diego Chargers 14 34 17 50.0% 34 30 88.2% 66 2719 41.2
11 Philadelphia Eagles 14 24 13 54.2% 35 33 94.3% 86 3259 37.9
12 Oakland Raiders 14 17 8 47.1% 31 27 87.1% 87 3384 38.9
13 Minnesota Vikings 14 25 10 40.0% 22 14 63.6% 79 2931 37.1
14 Baltimore Colts 14 20 15 75.0% 29 27 93.1% 79 2915 36.9
15 New England Patriots 14 17 12 70.6% 29 26 89.7% 75 2910 38.8
16 Kansas City Chiefs 14 18 9 50.0% 51 43 84.3% 64 2502 39.1
17 Buffalo Bills 14 30 26 86.7% 41 39 95.1% 72 2772 38.5
18 Detroit Lions 14 28 15 53.6% 25 25 100.0% 84 3368 40.1
19 Atlanta Falcons 14 17 12 70.6% 40 32 80.0% 87 3350 38.5
20 Denver Broncos 14 28 12 42.9% 25 20 80.0% 91 3394 37.3
21 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 24 14 58.3% 14 12 85.7% 94 3525 37.5
22 Cincinnati Bengals 14 22 12 54.5% 25 24 96.0% 86 3285 38.2
23 Los Angeles Rams 14 20 12 60.0% 22 20 90.9% 95 3914 41.2
24 San Francisco 49ers 14 21 6 28.6% 24 20 83.3% 108 4331 40.1
25 Houston Oilers 14 29 18 62.1% 31 29 93.5% 96 3715 38.7
26 New Orleans Saints 14 17 14 82.4% 44 36 81.8% 88 3467 39.4
27 Chicago Bears 14 25 13 52.0% 25 25 100.0% 85 3085 36.3
28 Washington Redskins 14 30 19 63.3% 23 22 95.7% 93 3618 38.9
Avg Team 0.9 0.8 6.1 4.9 7.2 4.6 8.3 3.7 1.5 0.3 24.0 14.3 59.5% 32.0 29.1 91.1% 80.9 3163.0 61 1.0 39.1
League Total 24 23 172 137 202 129 233 103 41 8 672 400 59.5% 896 816 91.1% 2266 88563 78 28 39.1
Avg Tm/G 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.1 1.7 1.0 59.5% 2.3 2.1 91.1% 5.8 225.9 0.1 39.1

Scoring Defense

Rk Tm G RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 23 19 1 3 4 48 20 2 412 29.4
2 Philadelphia Eagles 14 16 17 1 1 33 13 2 286 20.4
3 New York Jets 14 14 25 1 2 3 42 23 1 383 27.4
4 New York Giants 14 14 11 1 26 20 1 250 17.9
5 Atlanta Falcons 14 22 14 4 32 12 2 312 22.3
6 Green Bay Packers 14 17 13 3 29 22 299 21.4
7 Houston Oilers 14 13 17 1 29 18 2 273 19.5
8 Seattle Seahawks 14 20 27 1 1 4 51 20 429 30.6
9 Buffalo Bills 14 19 18 2 1 39 26 363 25.9
10 San Diego Chargers 14 10 21 1 1 1 30 17 285 20.4
11 New Orleans Saints 14 22 18 1 2 1 36 14 2 346 24.7
12 Chicago Bears 14 10 15 25 13 1 216 15.4
13 Detroit Lions 14 13 11 1 25 15 220 15.7
14 Miami Dolphins 14 14 20 30 10 264 18.9
15 Cleveland Browns 14 15 18 2 1 1 32 11 287 20.5
16 San Francisco 49ers 14 10 13 2 20 6 1 190 13.6
17 Kansas City Chiefs 14 24 25 1 1 43 9 376 26.9
18 Washington Redskins 14 12 11 22 19 217 15.5
19 Dallas Cowboys 14 12 12 1 23 7 194 13.9
20 Minnesota Vikings 14 14 8 14 10 176 12.6
21 St. Louis Cardinals 14 19 13 1 1 31 10 1 267 19.1
22 Denver Broncos 14 14 8 1 1 20 12 206 14.7
23 Cincinnati Bengals 14 11 13 1 24 12 210 15.0
24 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 5 9 12 14 138 9.9
25 Oakland Raiders 14 17 13 1 27 8 237 16.9
26 Los Angeles Rams 14 11 11 20 12 1 190 13.6
27 New England Patriots 14 12 16 1 26 12 236 16.9
28 Baltimore Colts 14 11 16 1 1 27 15 246 17.6
Avg Team 14.8 15.4 0.5 0.1 0.6 1.0 0.1 29.1 14.3 0.6 268.1 19.2
League Total 414 432 13 2 17 28 4 816 400 16 7508
Avg Tm/G 1.1 1.1 0.1 2.1 1.0 19.2