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Redskins Weekly Stat Ranking Update: 10/2

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After three games, the Redskins have put up some impressive NFL statistics. Here's a look at where the team stands compared to the rest of the league.

Stats provided by Redskins Public Relations.

Redskins Offense:

  • Ranked second in the NFC and third in the NFL in average time of possession (33:31)
  • Ranked third in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in interception rate (1.04%)
  • Ranked tied for first in the NFL and NFC in Goal to Go percentage (100%)
  • Ranked tied for seventh in the NFC in rushing plays of 10 or more yards (13)
  • Ranked tied for third in the NFC and tied for seventh in the NFL in first downs per game (23.3)
  • Ranked seventh in the NFC in passing first down percentage (37.5%)
  • Ranked tied for third in the NFC and tied for fifth in the NFL in 1st downs drawn by a penalty (11)
  • Ranked sixth in the NFC and ninth in the NFL in completion percentage (71.1%)
  • Ranked sixth in the NFC and ninth in the NFL in team passer rating (102.2)
  • Ranked third in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in rushing yards per game (137.7)
  • Ranked seventh in the NFC in rushing attempts (99)
  • Ranked first in the NFL and NFC in rushing attempts per game (33.0)
  • Ranked seventh in the NFC in rushing plays of 10 or more percentage (13.1%)
  • Ranked sixth in the NFC in receiving yards average (11.6)
  • Ranked seventh in the NFC in receiving first down percentage (54.5%)
  • Ranked seventh in the NFC in average yards at catch (5.8)
  • Ranked fourth in the NFC in average yards after catch (5.8)

Redskins Defense:

  • Ranked first in the NFC and second in the NFL in points per game (14.7)
  • Ranked tied for sixth in the NFC in interceptions (3)
  • Ranked second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in yard differential per game (105.0)
  • Ranked first in the NFC and third in the NFL in yards per game (278.0)
  • Ranked sixth in the NFC in kickoff return average (22.0)
  • Ranked sixth in the NFC and seventh in the NFL in rushing yards per game (90.7)
  • Ranked third in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in first downs per game (16.7)
  • Ranked first in the NFC and third in the NFL in yards per play (4.71)
  • Ranked second in the NFC and third in the NFL in passing yards per game (187.3)
  • Ranked first in the NFC and third in the NFL in passing yards per play (4.80)
  • Ranked fifth in the NFC and tenth in the NFL in interception rate (2.73%)
  • Ranked third in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in point differential per game (6.7)
  • Ranked tied for first in the NFL and NFC in fourth down percentage (0.00%)

Redskins Special Teams:

  • Ranked tied for fifth in the NFC and tied for eighth in the NFL in 40-49 yard field goals made (3)
  • Ranked tied for the third in the NFC and tied for ninth in the NFL in kickoff touchbacks (8)
  • Ranked tied for first in the NFL and NFC in extra point percentage (100%)
  • Ranked tied for first in the NFL and NFC in kickoff touchback percentage (86.7%)
  • Ranked fifth in the NFC and seventh in the NFL in kickoff average (64.7)
  • Ranked tied for first in the NFL and NFC in kickoff return yards against (44)
  • Ranked tied for fifth in the NFC in punts inside the 20 (6)
  • Ranked second in the NFC and tied for third in the NFL in punt fair catches (8)

Check out these photos of the Redskins' preparing for their Week 5 game against the New Orleans Saints Monday, Oct.1, 2018, at the Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park.

Redskins Players:

  • QB Alex Smith is sixth in the NFC and ninth in the NFL in passer rating (102.2)
  • QB Alex Smith is sixth in the NFC and eighth in the NFL in completion percentage (68.8%)
  • QB Alex Smith is seventh in the NFC in passing first down percentage (37.5%)
  • RB Adrian Peterson is tied for fourth in the NFC and tied for ninth in the NFL in rushing attempts (56)
  • RB Adrian Peterson is second in the NFC and third in the NFL in rushing attempts per game (18.7)
  • RB Adrian Peterson is tied for fifth in the NFC and tied for seventh in the NFL in rushing plays of over 10 yards (8)
  • WR Paul Richardson Jr. is sixth in the NFC in average yards at catch (11.2)
  • LB Mason Foster is tied for first in the NFC and tied for sixth in the NFL in assisted tackles (14)
  • CB Quinton Dunbar is tied sixth in the NFC in passes defended (4)
  • S D.J. Swearinger Sr. is tied for fourth in the NFC and tied for fifth in the NFL in interceptions (2)

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