Skip to main content

Few Noticeable Items From NFL Stat Sheet

Through 10 games of the season, it's far enough to start getting a solid gauge on how this team, and individual players rank around the league.

For those who really only care about one stat and one stat only – this isn't for you. Just take the Cowboys' 6-4 record and wait until it changes next Thursday afternoon.

But for others who like to see how the team and players stack up, here are a few things to point out from this week's league statistics.

·         The Cowboys one of only two teams to be ranked in the top 15 of the six main stat categories – total offense (6th), total defense (10th), run offense (10th), run defense (11th), pass offense (6th) and pass defense (13th). The only other team with rankings across the board that high is Houston. The Wade Phillips-led defense ranks first in the NFL.

·         Tony Romo is ranked fourth the NFL in quarterback rating at 99.4 Romo is behind the three QBs widely considered the best in the game in Aaron Rodgers (128.8), Tom Brady (102.0) and Drew Brees (101.3).

·         Romo continues to lead the NFL in fumble recoveries with six.

·         DeMarcus Ware regained the sack lead on Minnesota's Jared Allen (13.5) with his 14th sack on Sunday.

·         After a slow start, DeMarco Murray is up to ninth in the NFL in rushing with 747 yards, two behind Steven Jackson (749).

·         Of all players with at least 100 rushing attempts, Murray leads them in rushing average at 6.0 yards a carry.

·         Dan Bailey is one of two players to eclipse 100 points this year. He ranks just behind San Francisco's kicker David Akers (102) for first place in total scoring.

·         The only stat the Cowboys lead the entire NFL is field-goal percentage. Dan Bailey is 25 of 26 this year, including 24 straight.

·         The Cowboys rank 30th in the NFL in red-zone scoring, getting just 13 touchdowns in 32 attempts (40.6 percent).

·         The Cowboys are now seventh in the NFL in turnover margin, with a 6 difference.  

This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Please use the Contact Us link in our site footer to report an issue.

Related Content