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Redskins Weekly Stat Ranking Update: 10/20

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


We're six 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 time of scoring drives (4:38)

-- Ranks first in the NFL in 5+ minute drives (13)

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

-- Ranks tied for first in the NFC and tied for third in the NFL in sacks allowed (7)

-- Ranks second in the NFL in average length of scoring drives (9.57 plays)

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

-- Ranks second in the NFL in points scored on 5+ minute drives (54)

-- Ranks second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in sack yards lost (37)

-- Ranks second in the NFC and third in the NFL in sack percentage (3.0%)

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

-- Ranks tied for second in the NFC and tied for third in the NFL in 10-play drives (15)

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

-- Ranks third in the NFL in 10-play drives resulting in touchdowns (7)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in average time of possession (32:57)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in combined rushes and completions per game (53.0)

Redskins Defense

-- Ranks first in the NFL in first half points allowed (35)

-- Ranks first in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in opponent rushes and completions allowed per game (45.5)

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

-- Ranks tied for first in the NFC and tied for third in the NFL in opponent third and fourth-and-one conversion percentage (44.4%)

-- Ranks tied for first in the NFC and tied for seventh in the NFL in touchdowns allowed on 10-play drives (3)

-- Ranks second in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in opponent third-and one percentage (42.9%)

-- Ranks second in the NFC and NFL in opponent yards per play inside the 30-yard line (2.69)

-- Ranks third in the NFL in opponent red zone third down conversion percentage (12.5%)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in opponent first half rushing percentage (35.6%)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in opponent time of possession (27:03)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and seventh in the NFL in first downs per game allowed (19.0)

Redskins Special Teams

-- Ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in average kickoff return against (16.2)

--Ranks second in the NFC and NFL in average starting field position after kickoff (23.8)

-- Ranks second in the NFC and NFL in kickoff return yards (388)

Individual

-- Chris Baker is tied for sixth in the NFC and tied for seventh in the NFL in fumbles forced (2)

-- Kirk Cousins ranks second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in sack percentage (3.0%)

-- Cousins ranks tied for second in the NFC and tied for fifth in the NFL in passing first downs (81)

-- Cousins ranks third in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in completions (151)

-- Cousins ranks fourth in the NFC and seventh in the NFL in completions per game (25.2)

-- Jamison Crowder ranks first in the NFL in first down receptions amongst rookies (16)

--Crowder ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in receptions amongst rookies (27)

--Crowder ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in receiving yards amongst rookies (244)

-- Crowder ranks second in the NFC and third in the NFL in receiving yards per game amongst rookies

-- Pierre Garçon ranks tied for first in the NFC and tied for fourth in the NFL in third-down receptions (13)

-- Dustin Hopkins ranks second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in return yards against amongst kickers with at least five kickoffs (79)

-- Hopkins ranks second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in touchback percentage (81.8%)

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

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

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

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

-- Reed ranks second in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in first down receptions amongst tight ends (18) 

-- Rashad Ross ranks first in the NFL in kickoff return yards (352)

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

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

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