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1982 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 Washington Redskins 9 128 2560 554 4.6 24 13 11 151 146 275 1614 8 11 5.3 93 247 946 8 3.8 47
2 Miami Dolphins 9 131 2312 548 4.2 27 8 5 147 119 226 1027 7 19 4.0 65 293 1285 7 4.4 77
3 Dallas Cowboys 9 145 2753 581 4.7 25 10 11 162 152 289 1742 10 15 5.4 95 260 1011 5 3.9 56
4 Pittsburgh Steelers 9 146 2874 599 4.8 25 8 14 174 176 329 2112 12 17 5.8 111 236 762 5 3.2 49
5 Seattle Seahawks 9 147 2794 600 4.7 22 9 13 167 138 246 1333 4 13 5.1 68 337 1461 12 4.3 86
6 Buffalo Bills 9 154 2334 536 4.4 21 8 15 151 114 256 1300 8 13 4.9 72 268 1034 6 3.9 64
7 New England Patriots 9 157 2808 602 4.7 23 11 10 185 142 267 1519 9 12 5.3 88 315 1289 9 4.1 87
8 New York Giants 9 160 2684 576 4.7 18 6 9 149 148 244 1566 10 12 5.7 85 301 1118 7 3.7 55
9 New Orleans Saints 9 160 2607 531 4.9 22 13 12 151 149 245 1633 11 9 5.9 81 255 974 8 3.8 58
10 New York Jets 9 166 2629 587 4.5 26 9 18 160 159 298 1646 10 17 5.2 88 269 983 5 3.7 54
11 Green Bay Packers 9 169 2707 622 4.4 23 11 10 164 177 327 1775 9 12 5.1 96 275 932 9 3.4 58
12 St. Louis Cardinals 9 170 2848 570 5.0 15 9 7 163 174 291 1853 16 6 5.9 98 256 995 5 3.9 58
13 Chicago Bears 9 174 2851 585 4.9 20 7 11 166 164 294 1949 14 13 6.0 102 261 902 4 3.5 53
14 Detroit Lions 9 176 2722 591 4.6 26 8 12 162 155 288 1868 11 18 5.8 96 271 854 6 3.2 54
15 Cincinnati Bengals 9 177 2893 551 5.3 20 6 7 170 187 306 2043 12 14 6.2 102 223 850 8 3.8 61
16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9 178 2442 564 4.3 21 10 12 160 145 254 1384 10 11 5.0 76 285 1058 9 3.7 72
17 Cleveland Browns 9 182 3114 594 5.2 28 11 13 189 144 266 1822 9 17 6.3 94 306 1292 13 4.2 82
18 Kansas City Chiefs 9 184 2732 557 4.9 22 10 9 170 155 262 1667 12 12 6.0 92 280 1065 7 3.8 69
19 Philadelphia Eagles 9 195 2938 614 4.8 27 12 9 177 168 285 1907 14 15 6.1 100 299 1031 5 3.4 68
20 Minnesota Vikings 9 198 2895 582 5.0 21 9 19 159 157 292 1875 11 12 5.8 87 260 1020 8 3.9 53
21 Atlanta Falcons 9 199 2848 551 5.2 25 15 20 170 157 280 1804 12 10 6.1 84 253 1044 13 4.1 66
22 Los Angeles Raiders 9 200 3066 647 4.7 29 11 32 206 193 375 2288 11 18 5.5 121 234 778 12 3.3 53
23 San Francisco 49ers 9 206 3035 596 5.1 13 4 11 170 158 278 1836 14 9 6.3 88 303 1199 9 4.0 71
24 San Diego Chargers 9 221 3253 591 5.5 25 12 12 196 233 342 2292 10 13 6.3 119 230 961 10 4.2 65
25 Denver Broncos 9 226 3169 616 5.1 19 7 19 176 172 307 2234 14 12 6.9 104 293 935 8 3.2 53
26 Baltimore Colts 9 236 3296 605 5.4 11 6 21 197 138 246 1823 18 5 7.1 89 348 1473 10 4.2 87
27 Houston Oilers 9 245 3438 613 5.6 17 14 14 187 179 284 2213 18 3 7.0 106 298 1225 10 4.1 67
28 Los Angeles Rams 9 250 3333 606 5.5 18 7 11 193 175 281 2131 16 11 7.1 107 307 1202 13 3.9 75
Avg Team 181.4 2854.8 584.6 4.9 21.9 9.4 13.1 170.4 159.8 283.3 1794.9 11.4 12.5 5.8 93.1 277.3 1060.0 8.3 3.8 64.2
League Total 5080 79935 16369 4.9 613 264 367 4772 4474 7933 50256 320 349 5.8 2607 7763 29679 231 3.8 1798
Avg Tm/G 20.2 317.2 65.0 4.9 2.4 1.0 1.5 18.9 17.8 31.5 199.4 1.3 1.4 5.8 10.3 30.8 117.8 0.9 3.8 7.1

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 Miami Dolphins 9 119 226 52.7 1027 7 3.1 19 8.4 5.7 2.5 10.8 114.1 44.9 29 254 4.0 1.2 11.4
2 Buffalo Bills 9 114 256 44.5 1300 8 3.1 13 5.1 5.4 3.7 12.1 144.4 50.9 12 82 4.9 3.3 4.5
3 Seattle Seahawks 9 138 246 56.1 1333 4 1.6 13 5.3 6.0 3.9 10.6 148.1 57.1 17 135 5.1 3.1 6.5
4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9 145 254 57.1 1384 10 3.9 11 4.3 6.3 5.2 11.1 153.8 71.1 25 224 5.0 3.9 9.0
5 New England Patriots 9 142 267 53.2 1519 9 3.4 12 4.5 6.3 5.0 11.9 168.8 65.3 20 172 5.3 4.0 7.0
6 New York Giants 9 148 244 60.7 1566 10 4.1 12 4.9 7.4 6.0 12.2 174.0 76.7 31 244 5.7 4.5 11.3
7 Washington Redskins 9 146 275 53.1 1614 8 2.9 11 4.0 6.8 5.6 12.8 179.3 67.7 32 256 5.3 4.2 10.4
8 New Orleans Saints 9 149 245 60.8 1633 11 4.5 9 3.7 7.6 6.9 12.5 181.4 84.1 31 231 5.9 5.2 11.2
9 New York Jets 9 159 298 53.4 1646 10 3.4 17 5.7 6.1 4.2 11.4 182.9 59.4 20 171 5.2 3.4 6.3
10 Kansas City Chiefs 9 155 262 59.2 1667 12 4.6 12 4.6 6.8 5.7 11.5 185.2 76.0 15 120 6.0 4.9 5.4
11 Dallas Cowboys 9 152 289 52.6 1742 10 3.5 15 5.2 6.9 5.3 13.2 193.6 64.7 32 260 5.4 3.9 10.0
12 Green Bay Packers 9 177 327 54.1 1775 9 2.8 12 3.7 6.0 4.9 11.0 197.2 65.9 20 175 5.1 4.1 5.8
13 Atlanta Falcons 9 157 280 56.1 1804 12 4.3 10 3.6 6.9 6.2 12.4 200.4 77.2 18 141 6.1 5.3 6.0
14 Cleveland Browns 9 144 266 54.1 1822 9 3.4 17 6.4 7.4 5.2 13.7 202.4 62.7 22 145 6.3 4.3 7.6
15 Baltimore Colts 9 138 246 56.1 1823 18 7.3 5 2.0 7.8 8.4 13.9 202.6 97.3 11 97 7.1 7.6 4.3
16 San Francisco 49ers 9 158 278 56.8 1836 14 5.0 9 3.2 7.0 6.6 12.3 204.0 82.0 15 113 6.3 5.8 5.1
17 St. Louis Cardinals 9 174 291 59.8 1853 16 5.5 6 2.1 7.0 7.2 11.7 205.9 90.8 23 182 5.9 6.1 7.3
18 Detroit Lions 9 155 288 53.8 1868 11 3.8 18 6.3 7.3 5.2 13.5 207.6 64.0 32 230 5.8 4.0 10.0
19 Minnesota Vikings 9 157 292 53.8 1875 11 3.8 12 4.1 7.2 6.1 13.4 208.3 72.4 30 231 5.8 4.8 9.3
20 Philadelphia Eagles 9 168 285 58.9 1907 14 4.9 15 5.3 7.5 6.1 12.7 211.9 76.9 30 229 6.1 4.8 9.5
21 Chicago Bears 9 164 294 55.8 1949 14 4.8 13 4.4 7.4 6.4 13.3 216.6 77.0 30 240 6.0 5.1 9.3
22 Cincinnati Bengals 9 187 306 61.1 2043 12 3.9 14 4.6 7.4 6.1 12.0 227.0 77.7 22 207 6.2 5.0 6.7
23 Pittsburgh Steelers 9 176 329 53.5 2112 12 3.6 17 5.2 7.2 5.7 13.6 234.7 67.5 34 273 5.8 4.4 9.4
24 Los Angeles Rams 9 175 281 62.3 2131 16 5.7 11 3.9 8.1 7.5 13.1 236.8 90.6 18 159 7.1 6.5 6.0
25 Houston Oilers 9 179 284 63.0 2213 18 6.3 3 1.1 8.6 9.4 13.7 245.9 107.3 31 240 7.0 7.7 9.8
26 Denver Broncos 9 172 307 56.0 2234 14 4.6 12 3.9 7.7 6.8 13.7 248.2 79.6 16 116 6.9 6.1 5.0
27 Los Angeles Raiders 9 193 375 51.5 2288 11 2.9 18 4.8 7.0 5.4 13.6 254.2 63.8 38 329 5.5 4.1 9.2
28 San Diego Chargers 9 233 342 68.1 2292 10 2.9 13 3.8 7.1 6.0 10.5 254.7 82.5 19 145 6.3 5.3 5.3
Avg Team 159.8 283.3 56.4 1794.9 11.4 4.0 12.5 4.4 59 7.0 5.8 12.4 199.4 70.6 24.0 192.9 5.84 4.8 7.8
League Total 4474 7933 56.4 50256 320 4.0 349 4.4 86 7.0 5.8 12.4 199.4 70.6 673 5401 5.84 4.8 7.8
Avg Tm/G 17.8 31.5 56.4 199.4 1.3 4.0 1.4 4.4 7.0 5.8 12.4 199.4 70.6 2.7 21.4 5.84 4.8 7.8

Rushing Defense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 Pittsburgh Steelers 9 236 762 5 3.2 84.7
2 Los Angeles Raiders 9 234 778 12 3.3 86.4
3 Cincinnati Bengals 9 223 850 8 3.8 94.4
4 Detroit Lions 9 271 854 6 3.2 94.9
5 Chicago Bears 9 261 902 4 3.5 100.2
6 Green Bay Packers 9 275 932 9 3.4 103.6
7 Denver Broncos 9 293 935 8 3.2 103.9
8 Washington Redskins 9 247 946 8 3.8 105.1
9 San Diego Chargers 9 230 961 10 4.2 106.8
10 New Orleans Saints 9 255 974 8 3.8 108.2
11 New York Jets 9 269 983 5 3.7 109.2
12 St. Louis Cardinals 9 256 995 5 3.9 110.6
13 Dallas Cowboys 9 260 1011 5 3.9 112.3
14 Minnesota Vikings 9 260 1020 8 3.9 113.3
15 Philadelphia Eagles 9 299 1031 5 3.4 114.6
16 Buffalo Bills 9 268 1034 6 3.9 114.9
17 Atlanta Falcons 9 253 1044 13 4.1 116.0
18 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9 285 1058 9 3.7 117.6
19 Kansas City Chiefs 9 280 1065 7 3.8 118.3
20 New York Giants 9 301 1118 7 3.7 124.2
21 San Francisco 49ers 9 303 1199 9 4.0 133.2
22 Los Angeles Rams 9 307 1202 13 3.9 133.6
23 Houston Oilers 9 298 1225 10 4.1 136.1
24 Miami Dolphins 9 293 1285 7 4.4 142.8
25 New England Patriots 9 315 1289 9 4.1 143.2
26 Cleveland Browns 9 306 1292 13 4.2 143.6
27 Seattle Seahawks 9 337 1461 12 4.3 162.3
28 Baltimore Colts 9 348 1473 10 4.2 163.7
Avg Team 277.3 1060.0 8.3 43 3.8 117.8 18.9
League Total 7763 29679 231 99 3.8 117.8 528
Avg Tm/G 30.8 117.8 0.9 3.8 117.8 2.1

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 New England Patriots 9 26 191 0 7.3 32 614 0 19.2
2 Miami Dolphins 9 14 77 0 5.5 33 704 0 21.3
3 New Orleans Saints 9 29 239 0 8.2 20 388 0 19.4
4 Cincinnati Bengals 9 17 68 0 4.0 45 851 0 18.9
5 Kansas City Chiefs 9 22 338 2 15.4 42 794 0 18.9
6 Seattle Seahawks 9 19 69 0 3.6 24 361 0 15.0
7 Atlanta Falcons 9 24 197 0 8.2 30 678 0 22.6
8 New York Jets 9 17 153 1 9.0 35 743 1 21.2
9 Baltimore Colts 9 26 226 0 8.7 25 538 0 21.5
10 San Diego Chargers 9 7 86 0 12.3 51 991 0 19.4
11 Chicago Bears 9 34 314 0 9.2 30 537 0 17.9
12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9 23 192 0 8.3 40 870 0 21.8
13 Green Bay Packers 9 27 286 0 10.6 45 875 1 19.4
14 Cleveland Browns 9 30 216 0 7.2 23 424 0 18.4
15 Minnesota Vikings 9 30 176 0 5.9 38 663 0 17.4
16 Denver Broncos 9 25 227 0 9.1 26 541 0 20.8
17 Philadelphia Eagles 9 31 316 0 10.2 39 885 0 22.7
18 Detroit Lions 9 26 237 0 9.1 38 755 0 19.9
19 Buffalo Bills 9 10 30 0 3.0 34 604 0 17.8
20 Los Angeles Raiders 9 17 71 0 4.2 43 851 0 19.8
21 Dallas Cowboys 9 21 118 0 5.6 41 936 0 22.8
22 Pittsburgh Steelers 9 28 182 0 6.5 36 821 0 22.8
23 Houston Oilers 9 35 293 0 8.4 26 564 0 21.7
24 San Francisco 49ers 9 20 224 1 11.2 40 857 0 21.4
25 Los Angeles Rams 9 31 401 1 12.9 36 844 0 23.4
26 St. Louis Cardinals 9 36 288 0 8.0 27 558 0 20.7
27 Washington Redskins 9 30 106 0 3.5 42 726 0 17.3
28 New York Giants 9 25 207 0 8.3 34 616 0 18.1
Avg Team 24.3 197.4 0.2 34 8.1 34.8 699.6 0.1 52 20.1 3944.8
League Total 680 5528 5 93 8.1 975 19589 2 98 20.1 110453
Avg Tm/G 2.7 21.9 0.0 8.1 3.9 77.7 0.0 20.1 438.3

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 Buffalo Bills 9 20 16 80.0% 15 14 93.3% 44 1729 39.3
2 Denver Broncos 9 24 17 70.8% 25 25 100.0% 42 1655 39.4
3 New Orleans Saints 9 12 9 75.0% 19 19 100.0% 51 2096 41.1
4 Cincinnati Bengals 9 12 10 83.3% 20 19 95.0% 37 1484 40.1
5 Baltimore Colts 9 19 14 73.7% 28 26 92.9% 41 1636 39.9
6 Miami Dolphins 9 15 9 60.0% 15 14 93.3% 40 1604 40.1
7 Seattle Seahawks 9 15 6 40.0% 18 17 94.4% 50 2030 40.6
8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9 17 12 70.6% 21 16 76.2% 42 1823 43.4
9 Philadelphia Eagles 9 22 20 90.9% 19 19 100.0% 38 1398 36.8
10 Houston Oilers 9 18 11 61.1% 30 30 100.0% 38 1634 43.0
11 New England Patriots 9 15 10 66.7% 18 17 94.4% 43 1707 39.7
12 Atlanta Falcons 9 12 6 50.0% 26 25 96.2% 38 1585 41.7
13 San Diego Chargers 9 19 16 84.2% 25 23 92.0% 27 1212 44.9
14 Kansas City Chiefs 9 14 10 71.4% 22 20 90.9% 37 1469 39.7
15 Dallas Cowboys 9 15 9 60.0% 17 16 94.1% 49 2082 42.5
16 Cleveland Browns 9 11 7 63.6% 23 21 91.3% 40 1552 38.8
17 Pittsburgh Steelers 9 14 9 64.3% 17 17 100.0% 53 2019 38.1
18 St. Louis Cardinals 9 18 8 44.4% 21 20 95.2% 51 2101 41.2
19 New York Jets 9 15 9 60.0% 20 19 95.0% 42 1768 42.1
20 Detroit Lions 9 21 12 57.1% 20 20 100.0% 46 1831 39.8
21 Los Angeles Rams 9 19 14 73.7% 30 28 93.3% 42 1600 38.1
22 San Francisco 49ers 9 19 13 68.4% 24 23 95.8% 50 2135 42.7
23 Green Bay Packers 9 18 12 66.7% 19 17 89.5% 46 1923 41.8
24 New York Giants 9 13 12 92.3% 18 16 88.9% 59 2419 41.0
25 Washington Redskins 9 9 6 66.7% 16 14 87.5% 56 2246 40.1
26 Chicago Bears 9 17 12 70.6% 20 18 90.0% 49 2038 41.6
27 Minnesota Vikings 9 19 11 57.9% 24 21 87.5% 50 2095 41.9
28 Los Angeles Raiders 9 14 11 78.6% 24 23 95.8% 49 1877 38.3
Avg Team 0.7 0.7 4.3 3.6 4.5 3.3 5.2 3.3 1.4 0.4 16.3 11.1 68.2% 21.0 19.9 94.9% 44.6 1824.2 61 0.3 40.9
League Total 20 19 120 101 127 91 146 91 40 10 456 311 68.2% 587 557 94.9% 1250 51078 81 8 40.9
Avg Tm/G 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.2 1.8 1.2 68.2% 2.3 2.2 94.9% 5.0 202.7 0.0 40.9

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 9 10 18 26 14 236 26.2
2 Seattle Seahawks 9 12 4 1 1 17 6 2 147 16.3
3 New Orleans Saints 9 8 11 19 9 160 17.8
4 St. Louis Cardinals 9 5 16 20 8 170 18.9
5 Houston Oilers 9 10 18 1 1 30 11 1 245 27.2
6 Cleveland Browns 9 13 9 21 7 1 182 20.2
7 Chicago Bears 9 4 14 2 18 12 174 19.3
8 New England Patriots 9 9 9 17 10 1 157 17.4
9 Denver Broncos 9 8 14 3 25 17 226 25.1
10 Buffalo Bills 9 6 8 1 14 16 1 154 17.1
11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9 9 10 1 1 16 12 178 19.8
12 New York Giants 9 7 10 1 16 12 160 17.8
13 Kansas City Chiefs 9 7 12 2 1 20 10 1 184 20.4
14 Detroit Lions 9 6 11 2 1 20 12 176 19.6
15 Atlanta Falcons 9 13 12 1 25 6 199 22.1
16 Minnesota Vikings 9 8 11 1 3 21 11 198 22.0
17 Washington Redskins 9 8 8 14 6 128 14.2
18 Philadelphia Eagles 9 5 14 19 20 1 195 21.7
19 Miami Dolphins 9 7 7 1 14 9 131 14.6
20 Los Angeles Rams 9 13 16 1 28 14 250 27.8
21 Pittsburgh Steelers 9 5 12 17 9 146 16.2
22 San Francisco 49ers 9 9 14 1 23 13 206 22.9
23 Green Bay Packers 9 9 9 1 17 12 1 169 18.8
24 Dallas Cowboys 9 5 10 1 1 16 9 145 16.1
25 Cincinnati Bengals 9 8 12 1 19 10 1 177 19.7
26 New York Jets 9 5 10 1 1 3 19 9 166 18.4
27 Los Angeles Raiders 9 12 11 1 23 11 200 22.2
28 San Diego Chargers 9 10 10 2 3 23 16 221 24.6
Avg Team 8.3 11.4 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.8 0.1 19.9 11.1 0.4 181.4 20.2
League Total 231 320 5 2 12 22 3 557 311 10 5080
Avg Tm/G 0.9 1.3 0.1 2.2 1.2 20.2