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Redskins Weekly Stat Ranking Update: 10/13

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Check out where the Washington Redskins rank statistically both as a team and individually through the first five games of the 2015 season.


We're five games through the 2015 season and already there are a few positive statistical trends to note for the Washington Redskins, both team-wide and individually.

Let's start with team stats, provided by Redskins Public Relations:

Redskins Offense

-- Ranks first in the NFL in average length of scoring drives (10.06 plays)

-- Ranks first in the NFL in average time of scoring drives (5:01)

-- Ranks first in the NFC and third in the NFL in average distance on 10+ yard rushes (20.4)

-- Ranks tied for first in the NFL in combined rushes and completions per game (55.2)

-- Ranks tied for first in the NFL in 5+ minute drives (12)

-- Ranks second in the NFL in 5+ minute scoring drives (10)

-- Ranks second in the NFL in 5+ minute drives resulting in touchdowns (6)

-- Ranks second in the NFL in points scored on 10-play drives (65)

-- Ranks second in the NFC and tied for third in the NFL in sacks allowed (6)

Redskins Defense

-- Ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in opponent rushes and completions allowed per game (42.6)

-- Ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in opponent first half rushing percentage (32.1%)

-- Ranks first in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in opponent third-down conversion percentage (33.3%)

-- Ranks first in the NFC and third in the NFL in opponent third and fourth-and-1 conversion percentage (42.9%)

-- Ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in first half points allowed (25)

-- Ranks tied for first in the NFL in points allowed on opponent's first possession (0)

-- Ranks tied for first in the NFC in third-down conversions allowed (21)

-- Ranks tied for first in the NFC and tied for sixth in the NFL in red zone drives allowed (12)

Individual

-- Chris Baker ranks tied for eighth in the NFC in sacks (3.5)

-- Kirk Cousins ranks second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in sack percentage (3.1%)

-- Cousins ranks tied for second in the NFC and tied for third in the NFL in completions (126)

-- Cousins ranks tied for second in the NFC and tied for third in the NFL in passing first downs (69)

-- Cousins ranks tied for third in the NFC and tied for sixth in the NFL in completions per game (25.2)

-- Jamison Crowder ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in receptions amongst rookies (23)

-- Crowder ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in first down receptions amongst rookies (13)

-- Crowder ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in receiving yards amongst rookies (204)

-- Crowder ranks second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in receiving yards per game amongst rookies (40.8)

-- Crowder ranks tied for sixth in the NFC in receptions on third down (9)

-- Dustin Hopkins ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in return yards against amongst kickers with at least five kickoffs (32)

-- Hopkins ranks second in the NFL in touchback percentage (94.4%)

-- Hopkins ranks fourth in the NFC and ninth in the NFL in touchbacks (17)

-- Matt Jones rank tied for first in the NFC and NFL in rushing touchdowns amongst rookies (3)

-- Jones third in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in rushing yards amongst rookies (220)

-- Jones ranks third in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in carries amongst rookies (54)

-- Ryan Kerrigan ranks tied for eighth in the NFC in sacks (3.5)

-- Jordan Reed ranks tied for first in the NFL in first down receptions amongst tight ends (18)

-- Reed ranks first in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in receiving yards amongst tight ends (278)

-- Reed ranks first in the NFC and third in the NFL in receiving yards per game amongst tight ends (69.5)

-- Reed ranks first in the NFC and third in the NFL in yards after catch amongst tight ends (152)

-- Preston Smith ranks first in the NFL in sack yards (47)

-- Chris Thompson ranks tied for 10th in the NFC in receptions on third down (8)

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