EIGHT TEAMS - 32 OBSERVATIONS
Excerpt: "Now that we’re fully into the playoffs, doing the normal 32
Teams, 32 Observationsjust wasn’t going to make much sense, but–not
wanting you to feel cheated–we’ve got something for you.
With just the eight teams still alive, we offer our first ever Eight
Teams, 32 Observations piece as we zero-in on those still in the hunt while
conducting the weekly data dig.
Below you’ll find four interesting bits for each of this weekend’s
participants, adding to the mountain of pre-game talking points and, hopefully,
giving you at least one more thing you didn’t know about your favorite playoff
?Wide receiver Victor Cruz had 3.08 Yards
Per Route Run which is the highest for any wide receiver in the last three
?Offensive linemen David Diehl has allowed
pressure on 9.6% of his pass plays as a left guard and left tackle this
?Linebackers Michael Boley and Mathias
Kiwanuka had Tackling Efficiencies on run plays of 38.0 and 23.0, respectively,
which were second- and third-best for 4-3 outside linebackers in the regular
?In his first two games of the season, Osi
Umenyiora averaged a pressure every five pass plays. In the games he’s played in
since, he’s averaged a pressure every 9.25." Read more...