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When it comes to points, Packers a top-10 team

Nov. 20, 2012
 

At 7-3, the Packers are tied for the fifth-best record in the NFL. When it comes to points, the Packers are also a top-10 team on offense and defense.

The Packers rank No. 9 in scoring in the NFL with a 26.3 average. On defense they rank No. 10 by giving up 20.7 points per game.

But in terms of yards, the Packers only rank 18th on offense and 16th on defense.

Here is a look at where the Packers rank among the 32 NFL teams in several statistical categories:

OFFENSE

Yards per game 18
Yards per play 20
Rushing yards per game 24
Rushing yards per play 25
Passing yards per game 11
Passing yards per play 14
Interception rate 3
Sacks allowed per pass attempt 29
First downs per game 7
Punt return average 11
Kickoff return average 8
Field goal percentage 32
Third-down percentage 8
Red-zone percentage 2
Goal to go percentage 5
Average possession time 16
Points per game 9

DEFENSE

Yards per game 16
Yards per play 9
Rushing yards per game 11
Rushing yards per play 13
Passing yards per game 21
Passing yards per play 9
Interception rate 9
Total sacks 2
Sack percentage per attempt 5
First downs per game 14
Punt return average 4
Kickoff return average 12
Third-down percentage 9
Red-zone percentage 23
Points per game 10
Point differential per game 9
Yards per game differential 14

OTHER KEY STATS

Turnover differential 8
Penalties 11
Penalty yardage 21

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