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Redskins Weekly Stat Ranking Update: 12/29

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Check out where the Washington Redskins rank statistically both as a team and individually through 15 weeks of the 2015 season.


Just one more game to go. As the Redskins wind down the 2015 regular season in Dallas this Sunday, they'll do so with several players on the cusp of franchise records. The units could finish out the season ranked No. 1 overall in several statistical categories.

Let's go ahead and see where the Redskins rank league-wide, starting with team stats provided by Redskins Public Relations:

Redskins Offense

-- Ranks first in the NFL in completion percentage (69.4%)

-- Ranks first in the NFL in completion percentage inside the 30-yard line (67.0%)

-- Ranks first in the NFL in first half time of possession (16:36)

-- Ranks first in the NFC and NFL in passer rating inside the 30-yard line (115.0)

-- Ranks first in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in sack percentage inside the 30-yard line (1.7%)

-- Ranks first in the NFC and third in the NFL in yards per pass play in the red zone (4.41)

-- Ranks second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in third-and-medium (4-6 yards) conversion percentage (53.7%)

-- Ranks second in the NFC and NFL in percentage of first down pass plays gaining 4+ yards (60.3%)

-- Ranks second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in average points per red zone trip (5.36)

-- Ranks second in the NFC and third in the NFL in interception percentage inside the 30-yard line (.9%)

-- Ranks second in the NFC and third in the NFL in completions inside the 30-yard line (77)

-- Ranks second in the NFC and third in the NFL in red zone third-down conversion percentage (51.9%)

-- Ranks second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in average length of scoring drives (8.71 plays)

-- Ranks tied for second in the NFC and NFL in 5+ minute drives resulting in touchdowns (13)

-- Ranks tied for second in the NFC and tied for fourth in the NFL in red zone giveaways (1)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in average time of scoring drives (4:13)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and NFL in points scored on 5+ minute drives (116)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and seventh in the NFL in goal-to-go average points (5.79)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and NFL in 10-play drive touchdown efficiency (56.7%)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and NFL in points scored on 10-play drives (148)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in red zone touchdown efficiency (63.6%)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and tied for fifth in the NFL in 5+ min drive scoring efficiency (87.5%)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in percentage of catchable passes dropped (4.3%)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and NFL in 10-play drives resulting in a touchdown (17)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and eighth in the NFL in yards per play in the red zone (3.27)

-- Ranks tied for third in the NFC and NFL in 10-play drives resulting in a score (26)

-- Ranks tied for third in the NFC and tied for fourth in the NFL in 10-play drives (30)

-- Ranks fourth in the NFC and tied for ninth in the NFL in goal-to-go touchdown efficiency (75%)

-- Ranks fourth in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in average distance on 10+ yard rushes (19.0)

-- Ranks fourth in the NFC and seventh in the NFL in sack percentage (4.7%)

-- Ranks fourth in the NFC and eighth in the NFL in average yards per scoring drive (61.8)

-- Ranks fourth in the NFC and eighth in the NFL in red zone successful play percentage (48.0%)

-- Ranks fourth in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in 5+ minute drives (24)

-- Ranks fourth in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in passer rating (99.0)

-- Ranks tied for fourth in the NFC and tied for seventh in the NFL in goal-to-go touchdowns (21)

-- Ranks tied for fourth in the NFC and tied for sixth in the NFL in red zone third down conversions (14)

-- Ranks tied for fourth in the NFC and NFL in 5+ minute scoring drives (21)

-- Ranks tied for fourth in the NFC and tied for eighth in the NFL in 10- play drive scoring efficiency (86.7%)

Redskins Defense

-- Ranks first in the NFL in assisted tackles (343)

-- Ranks first in the NFL in opponent first half time of possession (13:24)

-- Ranks first in the NFL in percentage of fumbles per touch (2.34%)

-- Ranks first in the NFC and tied for second in the NFL in opponent fourth-and-one conversion percentage (25.0%)  

-- Ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in opponent third and fourth-and-one conversion percentage (48.0%)

-- Ranks first in the NFC and third in the NFL in opponent third-and-one conversion percentage (52.4%)

-- Ranks first in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in opponent yards per pass play inside the 30-yard line (3.67)

-- Ranks tied for first in the NFC and NFL in fumble recoveries (14)

-- Ranks tied for first in the NFC and NFL in fumbles forced (20)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in completions allowed in blitz situations (52)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and tied for eighth in the NFL in opponent goal-to-go average points (5.16)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and tied for ninth in the NFL in completions allowed inside the 30-yard line (52)

-- Ranks fourth in the NFC in opponent yards per play inside the 30-yard line (3.49)

-- Ranks fourth in the NFC and tied for seventh in the NFL in opponent goal-to-go points (98)

-- Ranks fourth in the NFC and tied for seventh in the NFL in opponent red zone third-down conversion percentage (35.5%)

-- Ranks fourth in the NFC and tied for eighth in the NFL in opponent goal-to-go touchdown efficiency (63.2%)

-- Ranks tied for fourth in the NFC in red zone third-down conversions (11)

-- Ranks tied for fourth in the NFC and tied for seventh in the NFL in red zone takeaways (3)

-- Ranks tied for fourth in the NFC and tied for eighth in the NFL in opponent goal-to-go drives (19)

Redskins Special Teams

-- Ranks tied for first in the NFL in kickoff return touchdowns (2)

-- Ranks tied for first in the NFL in opponent kickoff return touchdowns (0)

-- Ranks first in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in average kickoff return against (19.7)

-- Ranks tied for second in the NFC and NFL in total return touchdowns (2)

-- Ranks third in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in kickoff return yards (999)

-- Ranks tied for third in the NFC and tied for eighth in the NFL in touchbacks (48)

Individual

-- Kirk Cousins ranks first in the NFL in completion percentage (69.5%)

-- Cousins ranks first in the NFL in fourth quarter interception percentage (0.6%)

-- Cousins ranks tied for second in the NFC and tied for fifth in the NFL in fourth quarter attempts (159)

-- Cousins ranks tied for second in the NFC and NFL in rushing touchdowns amongst quarterbacks (5)

-- Cousins ranks fourth in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in completions (367)

-- Cousins ranks fourth in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in completions per game (24.5)

-- Cousins ranks fourth in the NFC and ninth in the NFL in sack percentage (4.7%)**

-- Jamison Crowder ranks first in the NFC and third in the NFL in receptions amongst rookies (54)

-- Crowder ranks third in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in first down receptions amongst rookies (29)

-- Crowder ranks third in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in receiving yards amongst rookies (495)

-- Crowder ranks fourth in the NFC and seventh in the NFL in receiving yards per game amongst rookies (33.0)

-- Pierre Garçon ranks second in the NFC and tied for third in the NFL in third-down receptions (28)

-- Dustin Hopkins ranks third in the NFC and eighth in the NFL in touchback percentage (68.1%)

-- Hopkins ranks fourth in the NFC and ninth in the NFL in touchbacks (47)

-- Matt Jones ranks second in the NFC and NFL in longest reception amongst rookies (78)

-- Jones ranks third in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in carries amongst rookies (144)

-- Jones ranks third in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in rushing yards per game amongst rookies (37.7)

-- Ryan Kerrigan ranks sixth in the NFC in sack yards (62.5)

-- Kerrigan ranks tied for eighth in the NFC in sacks (8.5)

-- Jordan Reed ranks first in the NFC and NFL in first down receptions amongst tight ends (52)

-- Reed ranks first in the NFC and third in the NFL in yards after catch amongst tight ends (466)

-- Reed ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL in receptions amongst tight ends (83)

-- Reed ranks first in the NFC and tied for second in the NFL in touchdown receptions amongst tight ends (11)

-- Reed ranks second in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in targets amongst tight ends (110)

-- Reed ranks second in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in receiving yards amongst tight ends (907)

-- Reed ranks second in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in percentage of receptions resulting in a first down amongst tight ends (62.7%)

-- Reed ranks second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL in receiving yards per game (69.8)

-- Reed ranks tied for second in the NFC and tied for fifth in the NFL in 25+ yard receptions amongst tight ends (7)

-- Reed ranks third in the NFC and tied for sixth in the NFL in touchdown receptions (11)

-- Reed ranks fourth in the NFC and ninth in the NFL in receptions per game (6.4)

-- Rashad Ross ranks fourth in the NFC and fifth in the NFL in kickoff return yards (684)

-- Preston Smith ranks first in the NFL in sacks amongst rookies (7.0)

-- Smith ranks second in the NFC and tied for second in the NFL in forced fumbles amongst rookies (3)

-- Smith ranks third in the NFC and eleventh in the NFL in sack yards (73)

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