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Where NFC West teams rank: Week 11

A few notes on where NFC West teams rank in various statistical categories through Week 11:

  • Arizona Cardinals (lost vs. 49ers): on defense, fell three spots in rushing yards allowed per game, fell four spots in sacks per pass attempt, rose three spots in red zone touchdown percentage allowed; on offense, fell five spots in yards per game, fell six spots in NFL passer rating, dropped nine spots in fewest giveaways.

  • St. Louis Rams (lost vs. Seahawks): on defense, rose five spots in sacks per pass attempt; on offense, dropped five spots in yards per game and seven spots in fewest giveaways.

  • San Francisco 49ers (won vs. Cardinals): on defense, rose three spots in yards per game allowed, rose five spots in passing yards allowed per play, rose five spots in third-down percentage allowed, rose four spots in NFL passer rating against; on offense, rose five spots in yards per game, rose four spots in sacks allowed per pass attempt, dropped four spots in red zone touchdown percentage.

  • Seattle Seahawks (won vs. Rams): on defense, rose four spots in yards allowed per game, rose four spots in rushing yards allowed per game, rose five spots in passing yards allowed per play, rose six spots in sacks per pass attempt, rose 10 spots in Total QBR allowed, rose four spots in point per game allowed; on offense, dropped three spots in sacks allowed per pass attempt, rose six spots in red zone touchdown percentage, rose three spots in Total QBR.

The charts show current rankings, ordered by points per game.

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2011 NFC West Offensive Rankings: Week 11

The NFC West now has two of the top eight teams and two of the bottom nine teams in rushing yards allowed per game. The Cardinals' ranking for NFL passer rating allowed is considerably higher this week than what I had posted in past weeks. I'm looking into why that is so. The ranking should not have changed much.

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2011 NFC West Defensive Rankings: Week 11