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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 New York Giants 16 211 4206 914 4.6 34 11 16 245 278 496 2747 12 23 5.2 139 388 1459 9 3.8 90
2 San Francisco 49ers 16 239 4273 919 4.6 31 14 16 250 265 522 3015 17 17 5.3 157 353 1258 7 3.6 77
3 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 240 4115 940 4.4 42 18 25 257 236 460 2500 9 24 5.1 130 446 1615 13 3.6 102
4 Miami Dolphins 16 242 4547 968 4.7 27 8 13 268 257 462 2716 14 19 5.4 145 461 1831 11 4.0 110
5 Kansas City Chiefs 16 257 4881 945 5.2 45 25 19 268 267 512 3241 16 20 5.7 164 373 1640 12 4.4 85
6 Buffalo Bills 16 263 4607 981 4.7 35 17 24 288 254 455 2799 17 18 5.6 159 483 1808 13 3.7 105
7 Los Angeles Raiders 16 268 4413 924 4.8 22 9 19 266 246 437 2697 20 13 5.6 152 439 1716 4 3.9 95
8 New Orleans Saints 16 275 4878 986 4.9 27 19 21 279 316 534 3319 21 8 5.8 167 410 1559 8 3.8 91
9 Chicago Bears 16 280 4492 927 4.8 45 14 18 256 258 495 2920 19 31 5.4 147 391 1572 10 4.0 91
10 San Diego Chargers 16 281 4425 931 4.8 30 11 24 268 254 462 2910 22 19 5.7 152 424 1515 10 3.6 92
11 Seattle Seahawks 16 286 4609 950 4.9 30 18 23 280 300 504 3004 19 12 5.6 171 413 1605 7 3.9 86
12 Philadelphia Eagles 16 299 4660 948 4.9 30 11 23 251 273 566 3491 23 19 5.7 169 337 1169 9 3.5 59
13 Washington Redskins 16 301 4730 941 5.0 33 12 24 267 281 514 3143 21 21 5.6 166 382 1587 8 4.2 77
14 Houston Oilers 16 307 4635 890 5.2 33 12 31 279 267 460 3060 18 21 6.1 160 392 1575 12 4.0 88
15 Dallas Cowboys 16 308 4615 988 4.7 30 19 18 280 271 470 2639 12 11 5.2 153 482 1976 18 4.1 109
16 Minnesota Vikings 16 326 4717 972 4.9 33 11 14 257 218 422 2643 20 22 5.6 136 503 2074 12 4.1 107
17 New York Jets 16 345 5455 977 5.6 29 11 20 318 311 516 3437 23 18 6.2 186 423 2018 15 4.8 112
18 Green Bay Packers 16 347 5442 981 5.5 30 14 13 286 256 479 3383 20 16 6.7 160 475 2059 16 4.3 113
19 Cincinnati Bengals 16 352 5605 1010 5.5 31 16 12 308 300 543 3520 24 15 6.2 180 442 2085 15 4.7 116
20 Indianapolis Colts 16 353 5614 1034 5.4 24 15 14 320 301 492 3402 20 9 6.5 176 513 2212 12 4.3 130
21 Atlanta Falcons 16 365 5270 983 5.4 35 18 42 300 297 537 3913 31 17 6.9 179 413 1357 11 3.3 79
22 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 367 5479 1001 5.5 42 17 16 313 263 471 3256 22 25 6.4 168 496 2223 20 4.5 129
23 Denver Broncos 16 374 5345 969 5.5 25 15 15 306 284 479 3382 22 10 6.6 181 456 1963 16 4.3 110
24 Phoenix Cardinals 16 396 5216 959 5.4 27 11 20 306 233 402 2898 29 16 6.6 146 521 2318 20 4.4 140
25 Los Angeles Rams 16 412 5411 949 5.7 31 19 18 286 296 501 3762 30 12 7.1 175 418 1649 17 3.9 93
26 Detroit Lions 16 413 5734 1080 5.3 35 18 19 334 319 507 3346 21 17 6.1 173 532 2388 22 4.5 142
27 New England Patriots 16 446 5697 972 5.9 32 18 17 307 218 374 3021 21 14 7.4 139 565 2676 29 4.7 151
28 Cleveland Browns 16 462 5190 987 5.3 22 9 28 314 253 444 3085 32 13 6.5 169 511 2105 21 4.1 117
Avg Team 322.0 4937.9 965.2 5.1 31.8 14.6 20.1 284.2 270.4 482.7 3116.0 20.5 17.1 6.0 160.7 444.4 1821.9 13.5 4.1 103.4
League Total 9015 138261 27026 5.1 890 410 562 7957 7572 13516 87249 575 480 6.0 4499 12442 51012 377 4.1 2896
Avg Tm/G 20.1 308.6 60.3 5.1 2.0 0.9 1.3 17.8 16.9 30.2 194.8 1.3 1.1 6.0 10.0 27.8 113.9 0.8 4.1 6.5

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 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 236 460 51.3 2500 9 2.0 24 5.2 5.9 4.0 11.6 156.3 54.3 34 228 5.1 3.2 6.9
2 Dallas Cowboys 16 271 470 57.7 2639 12 2.6 11 2.3 6.2 5.7 10.8 164.9 74.9 36 292 5.2 4.7 7.1
3 Minnesota Vikings 16 218 422 51.7 2643 20 4.7 22 5.2 6.9 5.5 13.4 165.2 68.0 47 277 5.6 4.4 10.0
4 Los Angeles Raiders 16 246 437 56.3 2697 20 4.6 13 3.0 6.9 6.5 12.3 168.6 80.8 48 335 5.6 5.2 9.9
5 Miami Dolphins 16 257 462 55.6 2716 14 3.0 19 4.1 6.6 5.4 11.9 169.8 69.0 45 348 5.4 4.2 8.9
6 New York Giants 16 278 496 56.0 2747 12 2.4 23 4.6 5.9 4.3 10.6 171.7 62.2 30 186 5.2 3.7 5.7
7 Buffalo Bills 16 254 455 55.8 2799 17 3.7 18 4.0 6.9 5.8 12.3 174.9 73.2 43 326 5.6 4.7 8.6
8 Phoenix Cardinals 16 233 402 58.0 2898 29 7.2 16 4.0 7.8 7.4 13.4 181.1 90.3 36 232 6.6 6.3 8.2
9 San Diego Chargers 16 254 462 55.0 2910 22 4.8 19 4.1 7.0 6.1 12.8 181.9 76.0 45 345 5.7 4.9 8.9
10 Chicago Bears 16 258 495 52.1 2920 19 3.8 31 6.3 6.5 4.5 12.5 182.5 59.3 41 300 5.4 3.6 7.6
11 Seattle Seahawks 16 300 504 59.5 3004 19 3.8 12 2.4 6.5 6.1 10.9 187.8 81.3 33 252 5.6 5.3 6.1
12 San Francisco 49ers 16 265 522 50.8 3015 17 3.3 17 3.3 6.3 5.5 12.4 188.4 67.8 44 263 5.3 4.6 7.8
13 New England Patriots 16 218 374 58.3 3021 21 5.6 14 3.7 8.7 8.1 14.9 188.8 89.9 33 224 7.4 6.9 8.1
14 Houston Oilers 16 267 460 58.0 3060 18 3.9 21 4.6 7.2 6.0 12.5 191.3 74.7 38 272 6.1 5.0 7.6
15 Cleveland Browns 16 253 444 57.0 3085 32 7.2 13 2.9 7.4 7.5 13.0 192.8 92.3 32 211 6.5 6.6 6.7
16 Washington Redskins 16 281 514 54.7 3143 21 4.1 21 4.1 6.8 5.8 12.4 196.4 72.5 45 340 5.6 4.7 8.1
17 Kansas City Chiefs 16 267 512 52.1 3241 16 3.1 20 3.9 7.2 6.0 13.7 202.6 69.5 60 421 5.7 4.7 10.5
18 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 263 471 55.8 3256 22 4.7 25 5.3 7.3 5.9 13.2 203.5 72.7 34 204 6.4 5.1 6.7
19 New Orleans Saints 16 316 534 59.2 3319 21 3.9 8 1.5 6.7 6.8 11.3 207.4 86.2 42 265 5.8 5.9 7.3
20 Detroit Lions 16 319 507 62.9 3346 21 4.1 17 3.4 7.1 6.5 11.4 209.1 84.1 41 279 6.1 5.5 7.5
21 Denver Broncos 16 284 479 59.3 3382 22 4.6 10 2.1 7.7 7.6 12.9 211.4 90.0 34 289 6.6 6.6 6.6
22 Green Bay Packers 16 256 479 53.4 3383 20 4.2 16 3.3 7.4 6.8 13.9 211.4 77.5 27 172 6.7 6.1 5.3
23 Indianapolis Colts 16 301 492 61.2 3402 20 4.1 9 1.8 7.3 7.3 12.0 212.6 89.5 29 203 6.5 6.5 5.6
24 New York Jets 16 311 516 60.3 3437 23 4.5 18 3.5 7.3 6.6 12.0 214.8 82.9 38 308 6.2 5.6 6.9
25 Philadelphia Eagles 16 273 566 48.2 3491 23 4.1 19 3.4 6.7 6.0 13.8 218.2 69.6 45 280 5.7 5.1 7.4
26 Cincinnati Bengals 16 300 543 55.2 3520 24 4.4 15 2.8 6.9 6.5 12.4 220.0 79.9 25 205 6.2 5.9 4.4
27 Los Angeles Rams 16 296 501 59.1 3762 30 6.0 12 2.4 7.9 8.0 13.3 235.1 94.1 30 180 7.1 7.2 5.6
28 Atlanta Falcons 16 297 537 55.3 3913 31 5.8 17 3.2 7.7 7.4 13.9 244.6 86.2 33 214 6.9 6.6 5.8
Avg Team 270.4 482.7 56.0 3116.0 20.5 4.3 17.1 3.6 71 7.0 6.3 12.5 194.8 75.0 38.1 266.1 5.98 5.3 7.3
League Total 7572 13516 56.0 87249 575 4.3 480 3.6 95 7.0 6.3 12.5 194.8 75.0 1068 7451 5.98 5.3 7.3
Avg Tm/G 16.9 30.2 56.0 194.8 1.3 4.3 1.1 3.6 7.0 6.3 12.5 194.8 75.0 2.4 16.6 5.98 5.3 7.3

Rushing Defense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 Philadelphia Eagles 16 337 1169 9 3.5 73.1
2 San Francisco 49ers 16 353 1258 7 3.6 78.6
3 Atlanta Falcons 16 413 1357 11 3.3 84.8
4 New York Giants 16 388 1459 9 3.8 91.2
5 San Diego Chargers 16 424 1515 10 3.6 94.7
6 New Orleans Saints 16 410 1559 8 3.8 97.4
7 Chicago Bears 16 391 1572 10 4.0 98.3
8 Houston Oilers 16 392 1575 12 4.0 98.4
9 Washington Redskins 16 382 1587 8 4.2 99.2
10 Seattle Seahawks 16 413 1605 7 3.9 100.3
11 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 446 1615 13 3.6 100.9
12 Kansas City Chiefs 16 373 1640 12 4.4 102.5
13 Los Angeles Rams 16 418 1649 17 3.9 103.1
14 Los Angeles Raiders 16 439 1716 4 3.9 107.3
15 Buffalo Bills 16 483 1808 13 3.7 113.0
16 Miami Dolphins 16 461 1831 11 4.0 114.4
17 Denver Broncos 16 456 1963 16 4.3 122.7
18 Dallas Cowboys 16 482 1976 18 4.1 123.5
19 New York Jets 16 423 2018 15 4.8 126.1
20 Green Bay Packers 16 475 2059 16 4.3 128.7
21 Minnesota Vikings 16 503 2074 12 4.1 129.6
22 Cincinnati Bengals 16 442 2085 15 4.7 130.3
23 Cleveland Browns 16 511 2105 21 4.1 131.6
24 Indianapolis Colts 16 513 2212 12 4.3 138.3
25 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 496 2223 20 4.5 138.9
26 Phoenix Cardinals 16 521 2318 20 4.4 144.9
27 Detroit Lions 16 532 2388 22 4.5 149.3
28 New England Patriots 16 565 2676 29 4.7 167.3
Avg Team 444.4 1821.9 13.5 50 4.1 113.9 28.9
League Total 12442 51012 377 88 4.1 113.9 810
Avg Tm/G 27.8 113.9 0.8 4.1 113.9 1.8

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 Buffalo Bills 16 31 251 0 8.1 73 1129 0 15.5
2 Houston Oilers 16 23 186 1 8.1 71 1329 1 18.7
3 Miami Dolphins 16 40 397 0 9.9 53 1092 0 20.6
4 Kansas City Chiefs 16 44 411 2 9.3 81 1391 0 17.2
5 Seattle Seahawks 16 29 254 2 8.8 51 910 0 17.8
6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 39 352 0 9.0 43 1036 0 24.1
7 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 16 105 0 6.6 56 1245 1 22.2
8 New York Giants 16 41 291 0 7.1 65 1245 1 19.2
9 San Diego Chargers 16 28 131 0 4.7 62 1048 0 16.9
10 Chicago Bears 16 39 322 0 8.3 73 1494 0 20.5
11 New York Jets 16 35 269 0 7.7 61 1185 1 19.4
12 Cincinnati Bengals 16 36 352 1 9.8 43 945 0 22.0
13 Atlanta Falcons 16 39 314 0 8.1 49 814 0 16.6
14 Dallas Cowboys 16 43 438 1 10.2 55 1136 1 20.7
15 Philadelphia Eagles 16 37 338 1 9.1 74 1408 0 19.0
16 Green Bay Packers 16 34 266 0 7.8 56 1125 0 20.1
17 Los Angeles Rams 16 46 420 0 9.1 68 1406 0 20.7
18 Los Angeles Raiders 16 24 153 0 6.4 49 1026 0 20.9
19 Denver Broncos 16 22 159 0 7.2 69 1319 0 19.1
20 Minnesota Vikings 16 44 513 0 11.7 62 1350 0 21.8
21 Phoenix Cardinals 16 41 258 0 6.3 56 1060 0 18.9
22 Indianapolis Colts 16 42 334 0 8.0 49 961 0 19.6
23 San Francisco 49ers 16 30 215 0 7.2 66 1284 0 19.5
24 Cleveland Browns 16 41 425 0 10.4 45 805 0 17.9
25 New Orleans Saints 16 43 302 0 7.0 36 583 0 16.2
26 Detroit Lions 16 29 233 0 8.0 70 1229 1 17.6
27 New England Patriots 16 50 503 0 10.1 38 665 0 17.5
28 Washington Redskins 16 30 205 0 6.8 58 1008 0 17.4
Avg Team 35.6 299.9 0.3 40 8.4 58.3 1115.3 0.2 61 19.1 6619.2
League Total 996 8397 8 98 8.4 1632 31228 6 101 19.1 185337
Avg Tm/G 2.2 18.7 0.0 8.4 3.6 69.7 0.0 19.1 413.7

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 Houston Oilers 16 21 17 81.0% 37 34 91.9% 62 2399 38.7
2 New York Jets 16 32 24 75.0% 39 35 89.7% 56 2318 41.4
3 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 28 18 64.3% 26 26 100.0% 64 2618 40.9
4 Los Angeles Raiders 16 33 29 87.9% 26 25 96.2% 64 2445 38.2
5 Green Bay Packers 16 34 22 64.7% 40 39 97.5% 69 2698 39.1
6 Cleveland Browns 16 27 16 59.3% 59 56 94.9% 68 2591 38.1
7 Phoenix Cardinals 16 20 16 80.0% 50 48 96.0% 63 2747 43.6
8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 27 18 66.7% 45 43 95.6% 55 2228 40.5
9 San Diego Chargers 16 21 16 76.2% 33 33 100.0% 70 2884 41.2
10 New Orleans Saints 16 35 21 60.0% 30 30 100.0% 74 3027 40.9
11 Indianapolis Colts 16 43 32 74.4% 36 35 97.2% 58 2436 42.0
12 Denver Broncos 16 33 26 78.8% 43 38 88.4% 62 2567 41.4
13 Dallas Cowboys 16 26 18 69.2% 36 36 100.0% 70 2863 40.9
14 Cincinnati Bengals 16 29 22 75.9% 41 40 97.6% 63 2633 41.8
15 New England Patriots 16 31 27 87.1% 52 51 98.1% 56 2285 40.8
16 Seattle Seahawks 16 27 20 74.1% 32 32 100.0% 77 3226 41.9
17 Miami Dolphins 16 29 20 69.0% 26 26 100.0% 75 3000 40.0
18 Detroit Lions 16 30 23 76.7% 48 48 100.0% 62 2530 40.8
19 Los Angeles Rams 16 31 24 77.4% 49 46 93.9% 66 2732 41.4
20 Washington Redskins 16 23 18 78.3% 35 35 100.0% 76 3291 43.3
21 Buffalo Bills 16 24 18 75.0% 30 29 96.7% 66 2521 38.2
22 New York Giants 16 22 16 72.7% 23 23 100.0% 76 3139 41.3
23 Atlanta Falcons 16 28 19 67.9% 44 42 95.5% 74 2975 40.2
24 Minnesota Vikings 16 36 30 83.3% 34 32 94.1% 77 3034 39.4
25 San Francisco 49ers 16 23 19 82.6% 26 26 100.0% 82 3280 40.0
26 Philadelphia Eagles 16 32 23 71.9% 33 32 97.0% 86 3466 40.3
27 Chicago Bears 16 28 22 78.6% 31 28 90.3% 74 2805 37.9
28 Kansas City Chiefs 16 20 16 80.0% 30 29 96.7% 72 2664 37.0
Avg Team 1.0 0.9 7.3 6.9 8.9 7.0 8.4 5.2 2.8 1.0 28.3 21.1 74.4% 36.6 35.6 97.4% 68.5 2796.0 60 0.8 40.8
League Total 27 26 203 194 250 196 235 146 78 28 793 590 74.4% 1024 997 97.4% 1917 78287 70 22 40.8
Avg Tm/G 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.1 1.8 1.3 74.4% 2.3 2.2 97.4% 4.3 174.7 0.0 40.8

Scoring Defense

Rk Tm G RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 New England Patriots 16 29 21 1 51 27 1 446 27.9
2 Cleveland Browns 16 21 32 1 3 56 16 2 462 28.9
3 Dallas Cowboys 16 18 12 1 1 4 36 18 1 308 19.3
4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 20 22 1 2 43 18 367 22.9
5 Phoenix Cardinals 16 20 29 1 48 16 396 24.8
6 Green Bay Packers 16 16 20 2 2 39 22 1 347 21.7
7 New Orleans Saints 16 8 21 1 30 21 1 275 17.2
8 Indianapolis Colts 16 12 20 3 1 35 32 3 353 22.1
9 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 13 9 1 3 26 18 2 240 15.0
10 New York Jets 16 15 23 1 35 24 2 345 21.6
11 Seattle Seahawks 16 7 19 2 4 32 20 1 286 17.9
12 San Diego Chargers 16 10 22 1 33 16 1 281 17.6
13 Denver Broncos 16 16 22 1 3 38 26 374 23.4
14 New York Giants 16 9 12 1 1 23 16 1 211 13.2
15 Miami Dolphins 16 11 14 1 26 20 242 15.1
16 Los Angeles Raiders 16 4 20 1 25 29 268 16.8
17 Los Angeles Rams 16 17 30 2 46 24 412 25.8
18 Atlanta Falcons 16 11 31 2 42 19 1 365 22.8
19 Chicago Bears 16 10 19 2 28 22 280 17.5
20 Minnesota Vikings 16 12 20 1 32 30 326 20.4
21 San Francisco 49ers 16 7 17 1 26 19 239 14.9
22 Cincinnati Bengals 16 15 24 1 1 40 22 352 22.0
23 Kansas City Chiefs 16 12 16 2 29 16 257 16.1
24 Detroit Lions 16 22 21 1 2 3 48 23 1 413 25.8
25 Washington Redskins 16 8 21 1 5 35 18 1 301 18.8
26 Philadelphia Eagles 16 9 23 1 32 23 299 18.7
27 Houston Oilers 16 12 18 1 1 3 2 34 17 307 19.2
28 Buffalo Bills 16 13 17 29 18 263 16.4
Avg Team 13.5 20.5 0.3 0.2 1.0 1.3 0.3 35.6 21.1 0.7 322.0 20.1
League Total 377 575 8 6 27 35 7 997 590 19 9015
Avg Tm/G 0.8 1.3 0.1 0.1 2.2 1.3 20.1