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Redskins Weekly Stat Ranking Update: 11/3

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


We're seven games through the 2015 season and some of the Redskins' unit and individual acheivements rank highly across the league. As you look through this, keep in mind that most but not every team has had their Bye Week yet.

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

Redskins Offense

--Ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in red zone third-down conversion percentage (57.1%)

--Ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in sacks allowed (8)

--Ranks first in the NFC and third in the NFL in sack yards lost (48)

--Ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in sack percentage (2.9%)

--Ranks second in the NFC and NFL in average time of scoring drives (4:27)

--Ranks second in the NFC and NFL in average distance on 10+ yard rushes (19.7)

--Ranks second in the NFC and third in the NFL in average length of scoring drives (9.27 plays)

--Ranks third in the NFC and NFL in 5+ minute drives (14)

--Ranks third in the NFC and eighth in the NFL in third-down conversions (43)

--Ranks third in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in 10-play drives (17)

--Ranks third in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in points scored on 10- play drives (75)

--Ranks third in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in 10-play drives resulting in touchdowns (8)

--Ranks third in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in combined rushes and completions per game (52.9)

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--Ranks third in the NFC and tied for sixth in the NFL in fewest negative plays (38)

--Ranks tied for third in the NFC and tied for fifth in the NFL in penalties called against (47)

--Ranks tied for third in the NFL 4th-and-6+ conversion percentage (66.7%)

--Ranks tied for third in the NFL in 5+ minute scoring drives (11)

Redskins Defense

--Ranks first in the NFC and third in the NFL in passing first downs allowed (74)

--Ranks tied for first in the NFC and tied for fifth in the NFL in touchdowns allowed on 10-play drives (4)

--Ranks second in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in opponent third-and-one percentage (44.4%)

--Ranks second in the NFC and NFL in opponent yards per play inside the 30-yard line (2.72)

--Ranks second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in assisted tackles (168)

--Ranks second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in opponent third and fourth-and-one conversion percentage (45.5%)

--Ranks tied for second in the NFC and tied for sixth in the NFL in red zone drives allowed (19)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and tied for sixth in the NFL in first half points allowed (59)

--Ranks third in the NFL in opponent red zone third-down conversion percentage (18.2%)

--Ranks tied for third in the NFC and tied for fifth in the NFL in 10-play drives allowed (11)

--Ranks tied for third in the NFC and tied for fifth in the NFL in opponent red zone touchdown efficiency (47.4%)

Redskins Special Teams

--Ranks first in the NFC and third in the NFL in average kickoff return against (17.9)

--Ranks tied for first in the NFL in extra point percentage (100%)

--Ranks tied for first in the NFL in kickoff return touchdowns (1)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and NFL in average starting field position after kickoff (23.1)

--Ranks third in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in kickoff return yards (436)

Individual

--Kirk Cousins first in the NFC and third in the NFL in sack percentage (2.9%)

--Cousins ranks second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in completions per game (26.3)

-- Cousins ranks sixth in the NFC and tied for eighth in the NFL in passing first downs (97)

--Jamison Crowder ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in first down receptions amongst rookies (19)

--Crowder ranks first in the NFC and third in the NFL in receptions amongst rookies (32)

--Crowder ranks second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in receiving yards amongst rookies (292)

--Crowder ranks second in the NFC and third in the NFL in receiving yards per game amongst rookies (41.7)

--Pierre Garçon ranks tied for first in the NFC and tied for sixth in the NFL in third-down receptions (14)

--Dustin Hopkins ranks first in the NFC and third in the NFL in touchback percentage (81.5%)

--Hopkins ranks second in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in return yards against amongst kickers with at least five kickoffs (94)

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

--Jones ranks third in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in rushing yards amongst rookies (249)

--Jordan Reed ranks first in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in yards after catch amongst tight ends (188)

--Reed ranks third in the NFC and seventh in the NFL in first down receptions amongst tight ends (22)

--Rashad Ross ranks tied for first in the NFL in kickoff return touchdowns (1)

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

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