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By the numbers: Final 2012 Texans team rankings

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 31, 2012 – 2:39 pm

Danieal ManningHere’s a look at where the Texans (12-4) ranked statistically among all 32 NFL teams in 2012, along with where they ranked in each category in 2011:

OFFENSE

2012                                      2011
Scoring: 26.0 (8)                 Scoring: 23.8 (10)
Total yards: 372.1 (7)         Total yards: 372.1 (13)
Passing: 239.4 (11)            Passing: 219.1 (18)
Rushing: 132.7 (8)              Rushing: 153.0 (2)

The Texans also ranked first in time of possession (32:53) after ranking first in 2011 (32:41). They ranked 17th in third-down percentage (37.56) after ranking eighth in 2011 (41.52).

DEFENSE

2012                                       2011
Scoring: 20.7 (9t)                 Scoring: 17.4 (4)
Total yards: 323.3 (7)          Total yards: 285.7 (2)
Passing: 225.8 (16)             Passing: 189.7 (3)
Rushing: 97.5 (7)                 Rushing: 96.0 (4)

The Texans also tied for third in defensive third-down percentage (33.02) after ranking 14th in 2011 (35.85). They tied for fifth in sacks (44) after ranking sixth (44) in 2011.

SPECIAL TEAMS

2012                                          2011
Kick ret. avg.: 21.1 (25)          Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)
Punt ret. avg.: 10.6 (10)          Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)
KR avg. allowed: 25.7 (27)    KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (7)
PR avg. allowed: 10.1 (20)    PR avg. allowed: 9.6 (15)


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3 Responses to “By the numbers: Final 2012 Texans team rankings”

  1. By Shane on Dec 31, 2012 | Reply

    I love Jj Watt! Go Texans, and number 99!

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