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1991 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 New Orleans Saints 16 211 3933 875 4.5 48 19 12 214 259 491 2720 12 29 5.0 139 334 1213 6 3.6 63
2 Washington Redskins 16 224 4293 946 4.5 41 14 19 242 292 548 2947 13 27 4.9 151 348 1346 11 3.9 72
3 Denver Broncos 16 235 4549 939 4.8 33 10 14 242 246 476 2755 12 23 5.2 147 411 1794 8 4.4 81
4 San Francisco 49ers 16 239 4554 929 4.9 28 16 19 260 267 499 3042 16 12 5.7 155 399 1512 8 3.8 86
5 Philadelphia Eagles 16 244 3549 905 3.9 48 22 20 206 206 467 2413 16 26 4.6 133 383 1136 4 3.0 53
6 Houston Oilers 16 251 4748 984 4.8 38 18 23 280 310 532 3208 17 20 5.6 163 407 1540 8 3.8 94
7 Kansas City Chiefs 16 252 4998 927 5.4 33 18 19 275 279 471 3228 17 15 6.3 168 417 1770 8 4.2 88
8 Seattle Seahawks 16 261 4703 988 4.8 39 21 12 262 296 517 3019 18 18 5.5 159 435 1684 4 3.9 91
9 Chicago Bears 16 269 4507 942 4.8 30 13 13 254 286 513 2927 19 17 5.3 164 389 1580 9 4.1 77
10 New York Jets 16 293 4981 954 5.2 37 19 19 298 331 540 3539 21 18 6.2 185 379 1442 8 3.8 94
11 Detroit Lions 16 295 5046 1008 5.0 36 17 23 305 315 534 3286 16 19 5.8 189 444 1760 16 4.0 93
12 Los Angeles Raiders 16 297 5165 1002 5.2 31 13 21 305 295 513 3276 18 18 5.9 176 447 1889 13 4.2 108
13 New York Giants 16 297 4600 888 5.2 21 9 16 257 251 440 2874 17 12 6.1 138 414 1726 11 4.2 103
14 Cleveland Browns 16 298 5084 1004 5.1 33 18 19 298 312 522 3209 20 15 5.8 179 447 1875 12 4.2 100
15 New England Patriots 16 305 5431 1050 5.2 31 19 19 312 335 565 3852 25 12 6.5 199 460 1579 5 3.4 94
16 Minnesota Vikings 16 306 5016 988 5.1 28 11 23 301 286 499 3179 16 17 6.0 172 456 1837 17 4.0 106
17 Dallas Cowboys 16 310 5066 963 5.3 23 11 16 299 320 540 3495 17 12 6.2 180 400 1571 11 3.9 103
18 Green Bay Packers 16 313 4812 1033 4.7 29 14 22 298 305 531 3266 20 15 5.7 177 457 1546 10 3.4 99
19 Buffalo Bills 16 318 5458 1086 5.0 37 14 31 335 299 536 3414 12 23 6.0 166 519 2044 20 3.9 138
20 Atlanta Falcons 16 338 5248 976 5.4 35 16 27 278 252 481 3295 28 19 6.5 157 466 1953 13 4.2 94
21 San Diego Chargers 16 342 5111 961 5.3 28 9 17 292 300 503 3445 22 19 6.5 181 430 1666 15 3.9 94
22 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 344 5168 1039 5.0 30 11 28 320 334 535 3586 21 19 6.3 194 466 1582 14 3.4 98
23 Phoenix Cardinals 16 344 5052 965 5.2 38 21 13 301 268 447 2916 12 17 6.2 156 493 2136 27 4.3 132
24 Miami Dolphins 16 349 5406 1019 5.3 21 9 17 327 300 485 3105 18 12 6.0 177 499 2301 17 4.6 133
25 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 365 4979 989 5.0 27 16 28 295 257 438 2872 15 11 6.0 147 512 2107 21 4.1 120
26 Indianapolis Colts 16 381 5127 961 5.3 28 13 13 305 240 388 2800 22 15 6.7 152 544 2327 23 4.3 140
27 Los Angeles Rams 16 390 5204 920 5.7 19 8 19 286 259 434 3545 25 11 7.9 162 469 1659 19 3.5 105
28 Cincinnati Bengals 16 435 5652 980 5.8 31 14 17 308 303 505 3990 26 17 7.6 191 454 1662 20 3.7 100
Avg Team 303.8 4908.6 972.2 5.0 32.2 14.8 19.3 284.1 285.8 498.2 3185.8 18.3 17.4 6.0 166.3 438.5 1722.8 12.8 3.9 98.5
League Total 8506 137440 27221 5.0 901 413 539 7955 8003 13950 89203 511 488 6.0 4657 12279 48237 358 3.9 2759
Avg Tm/G 19.0 306.8 60.8 5.0 2.0 0.9 1.2 17.8 17.9 31.1 199.1 1.1 1.1 6.0 10.4 27.4 107.7 0.8 3.9 6.2

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 Philadelphia Eagles 16 206 467 44.1 2413 16 3.4 26 5.6 6.0 4.2 13.6 150.8 52.1 55 394 4.6 3.0 10.5
2 New Orleans Saints 16 259 491 52.7 2720 12 2.4 29 5.9 6.2 4.1 11.8 170.0 55.5 50 337 5.0 3.1 9.2
3 Denver Broncos 16 246 476 51.7 2755 12 2.5 23 4.8 6.5 4.8 12.6 172.2 60.6 52 346 5.2 3.7 9.8
4 Indianapolis Colts 16 240 388 61.9 2800 22 5.7 15 3.9 7.7 7.1 12.5 175.0 88.7 29 202 6.7 6.2 7.0
5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 257 438 58.7 2872 15 3.4 11 2.5 7.1 6.7 12.2 179.5 81.7 39 258 6.0 5.6 8.2
6 New York Giants 16 251 440 57.0 2874 17 3.9 12 2.7 7.1 6.7 12.5 179.6 80.8 34 254 6.1 5.6 7.2
7 Phoenix Cardinals 16 268 447 60.0 2916 12 2.7 17 3.8 6.9 5.7 11.5 182.3 73.8 25 153 6.2 5.1 5.3
8 Chicago Bears 16 286 513 55.8 2927 19 3.7 17 3.3 6.2 5.5 11.1 182.9 72.9 40 257 5.3 4.6 7.2
9 Washington Redskins 16 292 548 53.3 2947 13 2.4 27 4.9 6.0 4.3 11.3 184.2 58.9 50 345 4.9 3.3 8.4
10 Seattle Seahawks 16 296 517 57.3 3019 18 3.5 18 3.5 6.4 5.5 11.1 188.7 73.4 36 269 5.5 4.6 6.5
11 San Francisco 49ers 16 267 499 53.5 3042 16 3.2 12 2.4 6.5 6.1 12.2 190.1 74.5 31 212 5.7 5.3 5.8
12 Miami Dolphins 16 300 485 61.9 3105 18 3.7 12 2.5 6.9 6.5 11.2 194.1 84.5 35 248 6.0 5.6 6.7
13 Minnesota Vikings 16 286 499 57.3 3179 16 3.2 17 3.4 6.8 5.9 11.9 198.7 74.7 33 217 6.0 5.1 6.2
14 Houston Oilers 16 310 532 58.3 3208 17 3.2 20 3.8 6.6 5.6 11.4 200.5 73.2 45 314 5.6 4.6 7.8
15 Cleveland Browns 16 312 522 59.8 3209 20 3.8 15 2.9 6.6 6.1 11.0 200.6 80.2 35 236 5.8 5.3 6.3
16 Kansas City Chiefs 16 279 471 59.2 3228 17 3.6 15 3.2 7.5 6.8 12.7 201.8 81.5 39 304 6.3 5.7 7.6
17 Green Bay Packers 16 305 531 57.4 3266 20 3.8 15 2.8 6.7 6.2 11.7 204.1 78.8 45 307 5.7 5.2 7.8
18 Los Angeles Raiders 16 295 513 57.5 3276 18 3.5 18 3.5 6.9 6.1 12.1 204.8 76.0 42 283 5.9 5.1 7.6
19 Detroit Lions 16 315 534 59.0 3286 16 3.0 19 3.6 6.6 5.6 11.2 205.4 73.9 30 237 5.8 4.9 5.3
20 Atlanta Falcons 16 252 481 52.4 3295 28 5.8 19 4.0 7.3 6.7 14.0 205.9 79.3 29 237 6.5 5.9 5.7
21 Buffalo Bills 16 299 536 55.8 3414 12 2.2 23 4.3 6.8 5.3 12.2 213.4 66.6 31 246 6.0 4.6 5.5
22 San Diego Chargers 16 300 503 59.6 3445 22 4.4 19 3.8 7.2 6.4 12.1 215.3 80.7 28 183 6.5 5.7 5.3
23 Dallas Cowboys 16 320 540 59.3 3495 17 3.1 12 2.2 6.8 6.4 11.4 218.4 80.8 23 151 6.2 5.9 4.1
24 New York Jets 16 331 540 61.3 3539 21 3.9 18 3.3 7.0 6.3 11.4 221.2 81.3 35 226 6.2 5.5 6.1
25 Los Angeles Rams 16 259 434 59.7 3545 25 5.8 11 2.5 8.4 8.4 14.1 221.6 95.6 17 112 7.9 7.9 3.8
26 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 334 535 62.4 3586 21 3.9 19 3.6 7.2 6.4 11.5 224.1 82.3 38 257 6.3 5.5 6.6
27 New England Patriots 16 335 565 59.3 3852 25 4.4 12 2.1 7.1 7.1 12.0 240.8 87.1 25 183 6.5 6.5 4.2
28 Cincinnati Bengals 16 303 505 60.0 3990 26 5.1 17 3.4 8.2 7.7 13.6 249.4 89.2 21 129 7.6 7.1 4.0
Avg Team 285.8 498.2 57.4 3185.8 18.3 3.7 17.4 3.5 69 6.9 6.0 12.0 199.1 74.2 35.4 246.3 5.97 5.2 6.6
League Total 8003 13950 57.4 89203 511 3.7 488 3.5 97 6.9 6.0 12.0 199.1 74.2 992 6897 5.97 5.2 6.6
Avg Tm/G 17.9 31.1 57.4 199.1 1.1 3.7 1.1 3.5 6.9 6.0 12.0 199.1 74.2 2.2 15.4 5.97 5.2 6.6

Rushing Defense

Rk Tm G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G Fmb
1 Philadelphia Eagles 16 383 1136 4 3.0 71.0
2 New Orleans Saints 16 334 1213 6 3.6 75.8
3 Washington Redskins 16 348 1346 11 3.9 84.1
4 New York Jets 16 379 1442 8 3.8 90.1
5 San Francisco 49ers 16 399 1512 8 3.8 94.5
6 Houston Oilers 16 407 1540 8 3.8 96.3
7 Green Bay Packers 16 457 1546 10 3.4 96.6
8 Dallas Cowboys 16 400 1571 11 3.9 98.2
9 New England Patriots 16 460 1579 5 3.4 98.7
10 Chicago Bears 16 389 1580 9 4.1 98.8
11 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 466 1582 14 3.4 98.9
12 Los Angeles Rams 16 469 1659 19 3.5 103.7
13 Cincinnati Bengals 16 454 1662 20 3.7 103.9
14 San Diego Chargers 16 430 1666 15 3.9 104.1
15 Seattle Seahawks 16 435 1684 4 3.9 105.3
16 New York Giants 16 414 1726 11 4.2 107.9
17 Detroit Lions 16 444 1760 16 4.0 110.0
18 Kansas City Chiefs 16 417 1770 8 4.2 110.6
19 Denver Broncos 16 411 1794 8 4.4 112.1
20 Minnesota Vikings 16 456 1837 17 4.0 114.8
21 Cleveland Browns 16 447 1875 12 4.2 117.2
22 Los Angeles Raiders 16 447 1889 13 4.2 118.1
23 Atlanta Falcons 16 466 1953 13 4.2 122.1
24 Buffalo Bills 16 519 2044 20 3.9 127.8
25 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 512 2107 21 4.1 131.7
26 Phoenix Cardinals 16 493 2136 27 4.3 133.5
27 Miami Dolphins 16 499 2301 17 4.6 143.8
28 Indianapolis Colts 16 544 2327 23 4.3 145.4
Avg Team 438.5 1722.8 12.8 50 3.9 107.7 27.9
League Total 12279 48237 358 78 3.9 107.7 780
Avg Tm/G 27.4 107.7 0.8 3.9 107.7 1.7

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 Minnesota Vikings 16 42 426 0 10.1 43 851 0 19.8
2 Buffalo Bills 16 15 53 0 3.5 62 1266 0 20.4
3 Denver Broncos 16 28 170 0 6.1 62 1096 0 17.7
4 Miami Dolphins 16 30 332 0 11.1 66 1270 0 19.2
5 New York Jets 16 29 164 0 5.7 60 921 1 15.4
6 Los Angeles Raiders 16 41 341 0 8.3 58 1059 1 18.3
7 Dallas Cowboys 16 28 231 0 8.3 69 1169 1 16.9
8 Houston Oilers 16 29 192 0 6.6 63 1071 0 17.0
9 Indianapolis Colts 16 47 516 1 11.0 33 573 0 17.4
10 Kansas City Chiefs 16 27 190 0 7.0 57 1171 0 20.5
11 Detroit Lions 16 35 340 1 9.7 63 1095 0 17.4
12 Cleveland Browns 16 40 388 0 9.7 50 1022 0 20.4
13 New York Giants 16 35 322 1 9.2 55 940 0 17.1
14 New England Patriots 16 37 303 1 8.2 51 850 0 16.7
15 Atlanta Falcons 16 45 387 0 8.6 67 1419 1 21.2
16 San Diego Chargers 16 32 267 0 8.3 52 1034 0 19.9
17 San Francisco 49ers 16 30 239 0 8.0 66 1288 1 19.5
18 Chicago Bears 16 28 205 0 7.3 58 1134 0 19.6
19 Phoenix Cardinals 16 48 313 0 6.5 42 958 1 22.8
20 New Orleans Saints 16 50 470 0 9.4 35 851 2 24.3
21 Washington Redskins 16 31 190 0 6.1 66 1153 0 17.5
22 Los Angeles Rams 16 33 292 0 8.8 39 671 0 17.2
23 Seattle Seahawks 16 40 289 0 7.2 51 858 0 16.8
24 Cincinnati Bengals 16 38 456 2 12.0 38 741 0 19.5
25 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 49 559 1 11.4 32 720 0 22.5
26 Philadelphia Eagles 16 42 431 1 10.3 60 1146 0 19.1
27 Green Bay Packers 16 35 375 1 10.7 46 942 0 20.5
28 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 29 210 0 7.2 43 825 0 19.2
Avg Team 35.5 310.0 0.3 45 8.7 53.1 1003.4 0.3 61 18.9 6468.2
League Total 993 8679 9 85 8.7 1487 28094 8 102 18.9 181110
Avg Tm/G 2.2 19.4 0.0 8.7 3.3 62.7 0.0 18.9 404.3

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 Los Angeles Rams 16 28 20 71.4% 47 46 97.9% 68 2829 41.6
2 Kansas City Chiefs 16 28 21 75.0% 27 25 92.6% 60 2550 42.5
3 Indianapolis Colts 16 23 17 73.9% 46 46 100.0% 59 2443 41.4
4 Cincinnati Bengals 16 31 22 71.0% 52 49 94.2% 57 2394 42.0
5 New York Giants 16 30 29 96.7% 30 30 100.0% 74 2997 40.5
6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 35 25 71.4% 41 40 97.6% 71 3046 42.9
7 Phoenix Cardinals 16 23 15 65.2% 43 41 95.3% 71 3209 45.2
8 Minnesota Vikings 16 29 20 69.0% 35 34 97.1% 67 2861 42.7
9 Houston Oilers 16 29 23 79.3% 26 26 100.0% 74 3115 42.1
10 Los Angeles Raiders 16 28 16 57.1% 36 33 91.7% 61 2361 38.7
11 Miami Dolphins 16 33 23 69.7% 40 40 100.0% 65 2587 39.8
12 New England Patriots 16 42 29 69.0% 31 30 96.8% 69 2912 42.2
13 Chicago Bears 16 30 22 73.3% 29 29 100.0% 81 3345 41.3
14 Dallas Cowboys 16 39 29 74.4% 32 31 96.9% 61 2367 38.8
15 San Francisco 49ers 16 25 22 88.0% 25 23 92.0% 82 3362 41.0
16 Seattle Seahawks 16 32 28 87.5% 25 25 100.0% 79 3089 39.1
17 Cleveland Browns 16 30 22 73.3% 33 32 97.0% 61 2519 41.3
18 San Diego Chargers 16 29 23 79.3% 38 37 97.4% 76 3063 40.3
19 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 41 26 63.4% 38 38 100.0% 65 2704 41.6
20 New York Jets 16 38 26 68.4% 30 29 96.7% 56 2274 40.6
21 Buffalo Bills 16 35 27 77.1% 34 33 97.1% 70 2737 39.1
22 Green Bay Packers 16 31 23 74.2% 35 34 97.1% 76 3200 42.1
23 Denver Broncos 16 33 27 81.8% 22 22 100.0% 79 3516 44.5
24 Detroit Lions 16 28 19 67.9% 34 34 100.0% 67 2626 39.2
25 Atlanta Falcons 16 26 13 50.0% 43 41 95.3% 79 3184 40.3
26 Philadelphia Eagles 16 33 25 75.8% 24 23 95.8% 86 3672 42.7
27 Washington Redskins 16 18 14 77.8% 26 26 100.0% 85 3545 41.7
28 New Orleans Saints 16 21 17 81.0% 23 22 95.7% 88 3722 42.3
Avg Team 1.1 1.1 7.9 7.3 9.4 7.3 8.6 5.0 3.4 1.5 30.3 22.3 73.5% 33.6 32.8 97.7% 71.0 2960.8 63 0.6 41.7
League Total 31 30 221 205 262 205 240 141 94 42 848 623 73.5% 941 919 97.7% 1987 82902 93 16 41.7
Avg Tm/G 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.1 1.9 1.4 73.5% 2.1 2.1 97.7% 4.4 185.0 0.0 41.7

Scoring Defense

Rk Tm G RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1 Indianapolis Colts 16 23 22 1 1 46 17 1 381 23.8
2 Phoenix Cardinals 16 27 12 1 2 1 41 15 344 21.5
3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 21 15 1 3 1 40 25 2 365 22.8
4 New England Patriots 16 5 25 1 1 30 29 1 305 19.1
5 Los Angeles Rams 16 19 25 2 1 46 20 1 390 24.4
6 Cincinnati Bengals 16 20 26 2 2 3 49 22 1 435 27.2
7 Green Bay Packers 16 10 20 1 3 1 34 23 313 19.6
8 San Diego Chargers 16 15 22 1 37 23 1 342 21.4
9 Seattle Seahawks 16 4 18 1 2 25 28 1 261 16.3
10 New York Giants 16 11 17 1 1 30 29 297 18.6
11 Philadelphia Eagles 16 4 16 1 1 2 23 25 1 244 15.3
12 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 14 21 1 2 38 26 344 21.5
13 Cleveland Browns 16 12 20 1 32 22 1 298 18.6
14 Los Angeles Raiders 16 13 18 1 2 2 33 16 297 18.6
15 Chicago Bears 16 9 19 1 29 22 269 16.8
16 Minnesota Vikings 16 17 16 1 1 34 20 1 306 19.1
17 Denver Broncos 16 8 12 2 22 27 235 14.7
18 New York Jets 16 8 21 1 1 29 26 293 18.3
19 Kansas City Chiefs 16 8 17 2 25 21 1 252 15.8
20 Detroit Lions 16 16 16 1 1 34 19 295 18.4
21 New Orleans Saints 16 6 12 2 1 2 22 17 211 13.2
22 Dallas Cowboys 16 11 17 1 2 31 29 310 19.4
23 Miami Dolphins 16 17 18 2 2 40 23 349 21.8
24 Atlanta Falcons 16 13 28 1 1 41 13 338 21.1
25 Houston Oilers 16 8 17 26 23 251 15.7
26 San Francisco 49ers 16 8 16 1 23 22 239 14.9
27 Buffalo Bills 16 20 12 2 33 27 318 19.9
28 Washington Redskins 16 11 13 1 1 26 14 224 14.0
Avg Team 12.8 18.3 0.3 0.3 0.9 1.1 0.2 32.8 22.3 0.4 303.8 19.0
League Total 358 511 9 8 26 32 5 919 623 12 8506
Avg Tm/G 0.8 1.1 0.1 0.1 2.1 1.4 19.0