Saturday, September 22, 2012
NFL fans asked, Stats & Info answered
By ESPN Stats & Information
Each Saturday, ESPN Stats & Information will answer statistical-related NFL questions posed via Twitter (use the hashtag #AskESPNStats). Feel free to send your questions along.
Which defense is the best red zone defense and what is their percentage of scores allowed in the redzone? – asked by @Jordan_Bishop
Entering Week 3, the Buccaneers – in terms of TD percentage -- had the best defense inside the 20-yard line. In 6 red zone possessions, Tampa Bay has allowed 1 TD (16.7 pct)
Which receiver averages the most yards after the catch from catches behind the line of scrimmage? – asked by @ZacDeig
Since the start of the 2008 season, Mike Wallace is averaging 11 yards after catch on 20 receptions behind the line of scrimmage.
What is the Dallas Cowboys record over the last decade when they have a 100yd rusher? – asked by @SportsT4nk
Since the 2002 season, the Cowboys are 22-8 when they have a 100-yard rusher, 65-67 when they don’t.
Which rookie quarterback has the highest QBR when facing a blitz? How about a three man rush? – asked by @OptimisticFan
Robert Griffin III has a 99.8 Total QBR when facing 5+ pass rushers, best in the NFL.
The next closest rookie is Andrew Luck at 58.3. Luck had a 99.5 Total QBR facing a three-man rush, but that only includes four action plays.
What 3 NFL teams have the best regular season record since 2000? – asked by @hawkeyefbl
Since 2000, The Patriots are 140-54, the Colts are 128-66 and the Steelers are 128-65-1.
What team produced the fewest yards in NFL history in a single game? – asked by @chris_nieman
In 1979, the Seahawks produced -7 yards against the Rams. No surprise the Seahawks lost that game, 24-0.