Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

2009 DEFENSIVE DRIVE STATS

Regular season totals, playoffs not included

Revised as of 9/5/2013

Drive stats compiled by Jim Armstrong

These stats are computed from NFL Drive Charts and are not adjusted for strength of schedule or situation.

TO/Dr represents turnovers per drive. FUM/Dr represents fumbles lost per drive. LOS/Dr represents average starting field position (line of scrimmage) per drive. TOP/Dr represents time of possession per drive. DSR represents Drive Success Rate, as introduced in Pro Football Prospectus 2005, which measures the percentage of down series that result in a first down or touchdown. Take-a-knee drives at the end of a half are discarded.

The top number in each category is in bold type.  NFL ranking is in parentheses.

 

Team Drives Yds/Dr Pts/Dr TOs/Dr INT/Dr FUM/Dr LOS/Dr Plays/Dr TOP/Dr DSR
NYJ 183 21.42   (1) 1.04   (1) .148 (11) .093 (13) .055 (15) 28.30 (10) 5.29   (3) 2:29   (6) .591   (1)
SF 202 24.79   (2) 1.33   (2) .158   (8) .089 (17) .069   (3) 29.40 (17) 5.33   (4) 2:23   (3) .612   (2)
GB 184 24.91   (3) 1.51   (6) .212   (1) .163   (1) .049 (19) 30.95 (24) 5.23   (2) 2:20   (1) .645   (6)
CIN 183 25.73   (4) 1.52   (9) .137 (20) .104 (10) .033 (28) 31.14 (26) 5.49   (7) 2:29   (5) .643   (5)
MIN 186 26.00   (5) 1.52   (8) .118 (25) .059 (28) .059 (10) 27.84   (7) 5.18   (1) 2:22   (2) .636   (3)
PHI 193 26.39   (6) 1.70 (15) .181   (4) .130   (4) .052 (16) 31.76 (30) 5.46   (6) 2:37 (14) .656   (9)
BAL 181 27.63   (7) 1.36   (4) .171   (5) .122   (6) .050 (18) 26.78   (3) 5.60 (14) 2:44 (23) .642   (4)
PIT 173 27.76   (8) 1.55 (10) .127 (22) .069 (24) .058 (11) 28.26   (9) 5.72 (22) 2:36 (13) .656   (8)
CAR 177 28.08   (9) 1.47   (5) .198   (2) .124   (5) .073   (1) 31.49 (29) 5.63 (15) 2:41 (18) .662 (13)
DEN 179 28.11 (10) 1.62 (13) .162   (7) .095 (12) .067   (4) 27.51   (6) 5.75 (23) 2:40 (17) .659 (11)
DAL 175 28.44 (11) 1.35   (3) .120 (23) .063 (27) .057 (12) 25.60   (1) 5.70 (21) 2:34 (11) .657 (10)
ARI 193 28.52 (12) 1.56 (11) .140 (16) .109   (7) .031 (31) 28.59 (13) 5.50   (8) 2:30   (8) .647   (7)
BUF 187 28.55 (13) 1.59 (12) .171   (6) .150   (2) .021 (32) 29.65 (19) 5.90 (26) 2:46 (25) .668 (14)
WAS 173 28.75 (14) 1.71 (17) .098 (30) .064 (26) .035 (26) 31.09 (25) 5.96 (27) 2:53 (29) .660 (12)
HOU 180 29.09 (15) 1.73 (18) .133 (21) .078 (20) .056 (13) 26.83   (4) 5.52 (11) 2:30   (9) .676 (19)
CHI 186 29.09 (16) 2.02 (25) .140 (17) .070 (23) .070   (2) 31.46 (28) 5.68 (18) 2:42 (19) .686 (22)
Team Drives Yds/Dr Pts/Dr TOs/Dr INT/Dr FUM/Dr LOS/Dr Plays/Dr TOP/Dr DSR
NE 172 29.60 (17) 1.51   (7) .145 (14) .105   (9) .041 (24) 26.62   (2) 5.54 (13) 2:31 (10) .672 (16)
NYG 177 29.64 (18) 2.36 (31) .119 (24) .073 (22) .045 (21) 31.42 (27) 5.45   (5) 2:34 (12) .711 (29)
SEA 190 29.67 (19) 1.97 (22) .111 (27) .068 (25) .042 (23) 29.56 (18) 5.52 (10) 2:43 (21) .676 (20)
IND 174 30.48 (20) 1.68 (14) .144 (15) .092 (15) .052 (17) 28.79 (14) 6.41 (32) 2:58 (32) .688 (23)
KC 197 30.55 (21) 1.97 (23) .137 (19) .076 (21) .061   (8) 30.58 (23) 5.54 (12) 2:39 (16) .674 (17)
NO 187 31.01 (22) 1.71 (16) .187   (3) .139   (3) .048 (20) 28.55 (12) 5.70 (20) 2:29   (7) .670 (15)
TEN 186 31.18 (23) 2.12 (28) .140 (18) .108   (8) .032 (30) 31.95 (31) 5.69 (19) 2:43 (22) .699 (26)
SD 162 31.25 (24) 1.89 (20) .148 (10) .086 (18) .062   (7) 28.96 (15) 6.25 (31) 2:57 (31) .705 (28)
TB 183 31.32 (25) 2.11 (27) .148 (12) .104 (11) .044 (22) 30.55 (22) 5.79 (24) 2:44 (24) .700 (27)
MIA 182 31.34 (26) 2.04 (26) .115 (26) .082 (19) .033 (27) 30.28 (20) 5.51   (9) 2:28   (4) .675 (18)
OAK 185 31.75 (27) 2.00 (24) .081 (32) .043 (32) .038 (25) 30.38 (21) 5.68 (17) 2:43 (20) .684 (21)
ATL 168 32.19 (28) 1.82 (19) .155   (9) .089 (16) .065   (5) 28.05   (8) 6.08 (29) 2:53 (28) .695 (24)
DET 186 33.41 (29) 2.49 (32) .108 (29) .048 (30) .059   (9) 35.00 (32) 5.64 (16) 2:38 (15) .714 (31)
CLE 183 33.43 (30) 1.91 (21) .087 (31) .055 (29) .033 (29) 28.43 (11) 6.03 (28) 2:48 (26) .697 (25)
JAC 163 34.50 (31) 2.16 (29) .147 (13) .092 (14) .055 (14) 29.29 (16) 6.14 (30) 2:56 (30) .714 (30)
STL 175 34.58 (32) 2.17 (30) .109 (28) .046 (31) .063   (6) 27.48   (5) 5.86 (25) 2:50 (27) .721 (32)
Avg 181 29.30 1.76 .141 .090 .050 29.48 5.67 2:39 .672

  • 3Outs/Dr represents three-and-outs (three plays and a punt) per drive.
  • LOS/KO represents average starting field position (line of scrimmage) following a kickoff.
  • Pts/RZ and TD/RZ represent points and touchdowns, respectively, per red zone appearance.
  • Avg. Lead represents the average lead at the beginning of the drive.

Team Drives TDs/Dr FG/Dr Punts/Dr 3Outs/Dr LOS/KO TD/FG Pts/RZ TDs/RZ Avg. Lead
NYJ 183 .104   (1) .104   (6) .536   (1) .344   (1) 24.29   (7) 1.00   (5) 4.28 (10) .438   (5) 4.19   (9)
SF 202 .129   (2) .144 (21) .470   (5) .297   (3) 23.51   (4) 0.90   (1) 3.98   (2) .404   (3) 1.70 (17)
BAL 181 .138   (3) .133 (18) .436   (8) .227 (19) 25.64 (13) 1.04   (6) 4.26   (5) .419   (4) 3.90 (11)
DAL 175 .149   (4) .103   (5) .526   (2) .246 (12) 22.60   (3) 1.44 (15) 4.97 (27) .562 (23) 4.79   (7)
DEN 179 .162   (5) .162 (26) .425 (12) .251   (8) 22.35   (2) 1.00   (4) 4.44 (14) .500 (15) 0.54 (20)
CAR 177 .164   (6) .107   (7) .418 (15) .203 (31) 26.16 (18) 1.53 (18) 4.34 (12) .500 (14) 1.90 (16)
CIN 183 .164   (7) .126 (16) .454   (7) .240 (14) 28.03 (28) 1.30 (10) 4.52 (16) .475 (10) 2.16 (15)
IND 174 .167   (8) .172 (30) .374 (29) .201 (32) 24.13   (5) 0.97   (3) 4.31 (11) .490 (13) 5.04   (6)
MIN 186 .167   (9) .118 (13) .478   (4) .323   (2) 27.42 (23) 1.41 (14) 4.42 (13) .450   (7) 6.88   (3)
PIT 173 .168 (10) .127 (17) .497   (3) .254   (7) 28.04 (29) 1.32 (11) 4.24   (4) .452   (8) 3.97 (10)
WAS 173 .168 (11) .179 (31) .405 (21) .208 (30) 27.21 (21) 0.94   (2) 4.27   (7) .390   (1) -2.25 (25)
BUF 187 .176 (12) .118 (12) .417 (16) .235 (15) 26.12 (17) 1.50 (17) 4.86 (24) .540 (20) -0.15 (21)
NE 172 .180 (13) .081   (2) .459   (6) .256   (6) 26.05 (16) 2.21 (29) 4.52 (17) .550 (21) 7.89   (1)
ARI 193 .181 (14) .098   (3) .435   (9) .218 (26) 25.84 (15) 1.84 (26) 4.23   (3) .468   (9) 3.45 (13)
NO 187 .182 (15) .144 (22) .380 (28) .219 (25) 25.50 (12) 1.26   (9) 3.82   (1) .393   (2) 4.68   (8)
GB 184 .185 (16) .071   (1) .402 (22) .228 (17) 29.15 (32) 2.62 (31) 4.72 (21) .609 (28) 7.41   (2)
Team Drives TDs/Dr FG/Dr Punts/Dr 3Outs/Dr LOS/KO TD/FG Pts/RZ TDs/RZ Avg. Lead
PHI 193 .197 (17) .109   (9) .415 (18) .249   (9) 27.87 (26) 1.81 (25) 4.75 (22) .569 (26) 6.05   (5)
HOU 180 .200 (18) .111 (10) .422 (13) .283   (4) 25.74 (14) 1.80 (24) 5.19 (30) .649 (30) 3.53 (12)
CLE 183 .202 (19) .164 (28) .421 (14) .224 (21) 25.42 (11) 1.23   (8) 4.28   (9) .439   (6) -2.56 (26)
SD 162 .204 (20) .154 (25) .383 (24) .247 (11) 26.78 (19) 1.32 (12) 4.78 (23) .527 (18) 6.60   (4)
ATL 168 .208 (21) .119 (15) .363 (31) .220 (24) 21.89   (1) 1.75 (23) 4.27   (8) .510 (16) 2.28 (14)
MIA 182 .214 (22) .181 (32) .368 (30) .214 (27) 28.30 (31) 1.18   (7) 4.44 (15) .480 (12) 0.76 (19)
OAK 185 .216 (23) .162 (27) .416 (17) .227 (18) 27.54 (24) 1.33 (13) 4.26   (6) .477 (11) -5.64 (30)
KC 197 .218 (24) .147 (23) .396 (23) .244 (13) 27.10 (20) 1.48 (16) 4.87 (25) .566 (25) -4.13 (28)
CHI 186 .231 (25) .134 (19) .382 (26) .226 (20) 27.84 (25) 1.72 (22) 5.46 (31) .685 (31) -1.77 (24)
SEA 190 .232 (26) .116 (11) .432 (10) .279   (5) 24.23   (6) 2.00 (27) 4.60 (19) .564 (24) -3.92 (27)
TB 183 .240 (27) .142 (20) .383 (25) .213 (28) 25.33 (10) 1.69 (20) 4.55 (18) .510 (17) -5.46 (29)
JAC 163 .245 (28) .147 (24) .380 (27) .221 (22) 24.76   (8) 1.67 (19) 4.88 (26) .558 (22) -1.03 (22)
TEN 186 .253 (29) .118 (14) .409 (19) .210 (29) 27.36 (22) 2.14 (28) 5.04 (29) .589 (27) -1.49 (23)
STL 175 .263 (30) .109   (8) .429 (11) .234 (16) 24.83   (9) 2.42 (30) 5.03 (28) .610 (29) -6.62 (32)
DET 186 .285 (31) .167 (29) .355 (32) .220 (23) 27.92 (27) 1.71 (21) 4.64 (20) .529 (19) -5.98 (31)
NYG 177 .294 (32) .102   (4) .407 (20) .249 (10) 28.26 (30) 2.89 (32) 5.61 (32) .689 (32) 0.85 (18)
Avg 181 .196 .130 .421 .241 26.10 1.51 4.60 .522 1.14