Posts Tagged ‘Elliot Harrison’

Data Points: Highest third-down passer ratings

When it comes to NFL starting quarterbacks, there’s no better way to judge the meaning of passer ratings than to look at performance on third down.

Data Points: Ward tops in receptions last 10 years

As well-known as Hines Ward has been as a player, it may not be a stretch to say that he’s still underrated.

Data Points: Vikings’ Allen among most consistent

If you’re looking for consistency in a pass rusher, Jared Allen is your man.

Data Points: It’s tough to ignore Vick’s numbers

Opinions are mixed on whether Michael Vick, the league’s most athletic quarterback, can pull off an encore in 2011.

Data Points: Who is the worst team of the 2000s?

Surprise, surprise, the Bills and Lions didn’t make the playoffs during the decade. In fact, the last playoff appearance for each franchise was back in 1999.

Data Points: Who is the team of the 2000s?

With Pittsburgh losing to Green Bay in Super Bowl XLV — No. 19 in our list of the top 20 games of 2010 — it only creates more debate whether to rank the Steelers as the best team this millennium.

Data Points: History shows NFC South is wide open

The reality is that anyone can win the NFC South, in any year. In fact, the NFC South has never had a repeat division champ in nine seasons.

Data Points: Pats near bottom in pass defense

With all the hubbub regarding the free-agent status of Nnamdi Asomugha, as well as several other quality cornerbacks expected to be available in free agency, it’s intriguing to look at the five teams ranked at the bottom of the league in pass defense last season.

Data Points: Pass rushers do exist in free agency

One could argue there’s a perception building that the role of free agency will be an afterthought in how teams build their defenses to get after the quarterback next season. But that perception might be wrong.

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