21 Nov 2011
Time for "more stats I don't have somewhere to put." Today, let's look at special teams tackles through Week 11 (not including the Monday Night KC-NE game).
TOTAL SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYS
11: E.Frampton (MIN), T.Sash (NYG), J.Wendling (DET), J.Williams (NYG)
10: N.Bellore (NYJ), R.Cartwright (OAK), D.DeCicco (CHI), A.Jordan (PHI), A.McClellan (BAL), C.McIntyre (BUF), C.Peerman (CIN), M.Slater (NE), C.Steltz (CHI)
SPECIAL TEAMS STOPS
These are special teams plays that stop a return before it reaches the point that our baselines consider "average."
10: A.Jordan (PHI)
9: L.Alexander (WAS)
8: C.Anderson (PHI), T.Campbell (TEN), C.Peerman (CIN), S.Schillinger (ATL), C.Steltz (CHI)
7: N.Bellore (NYJ), R.Cartwright (OAK), A.Dent (ATL), B.Hughes (PHI), R.Martin (BUF), C.McIntyre (BUF), T.Sash (NYG), E.Sims (STL)
SPECIAL TEAMS SAVES
These are plays that stop a very long return before it scores a touchdown.
3: J.King (ARI), P.McAfee (IND), S.Weatherford (NYG), J.Wendling (DET)
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