Thursday, December 13, 2012
Where they rank on offense, defense
By Jamison Hensley
Four weeks ago, the Cleveland Browns defense ranked 2oth in the NFL in points allowed. Now, Cleveland ranks in the top 10.
During the Browns' three-game win streak, they have given up: 14, 17 and seven points. That has improved the Browns to ninth in scoring defense. Only the Pittsburgh Steelers are giving up fewer points in the division.
Here's a look at the NFL rankings after 14 weeks:
Offense: Overall (15th), run (14th), pass (14th) and scoring (11th).
Defense: Overall (6th), run (11th), pass (10th) and scoring (15th).
Offense: Overall (26th), run (24th), pass (20th) and scoring (24th).
Defense: Overall (23rd), run (18th), pass (21st) and scoring (9th).
Offense: Overall (18th), run (17th), pass (16th) and scoring (9th).
Defense: Overall (24th), run (25th), pass (23rd) and scoring (10th).
Offense: Overall (19th), run (25th), pass (11th) and scoring (21st).
Defense: Overall (1st), run (5th), pass (1st) and scoring (7th).