Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Where NFC West teams rank: Week 7
By Mike Sando
A few highlights in looking at where NFC West teams rank in various statistical categories through Week 7:
- The Seattle Seahawks and St. Louis Rams rank among the top eight in fewest points allowed per game;
- Seattle's defense climbed five spots to No. 19 in yards per game allowed;
- The Rams' offense climbed seven spots to No. 9 in third-down conversion rate;
- The Arizona Cardinals' defense jumped five spots in passing yards allowed, nine spots in sacks per pass play and eight spots in red zone touchdown percentage allowed;
- Seattle's offense fell seven spots in sacks per pass attempt and from 14th to 24th in red zone touchdown percentage;
- The Cardinals now have the last-ranked offense in the league by yards per game, down from No. 31 a week ago.
The first chart shows where NFC West teams rank on offense after Week 7.
The second chart shows where NFC West teams rank on defense after Week 7.