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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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By the numbers: Top-10 Texans through Week 16

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 29, 2012 – 4:10 pm

J.J. WattEarlier today, we looked at where the Texans rank statistically as a team through Week 16. Here’s a look at individual Texans players who rank in the top 10 of the NFL in various categories:

QB Matt Schaub
7th in completion percentage (64.2)

RB Arian Foster
1st in rushing attempts (335)
5th in rushing yards (1,328)
1st in rushing TDs (14)
8th in yards from scrimmage (1,522)
1st in scrimmage touchdowns (16)

WR Andre Johnson
6th in receptions (100)
3rd in receiving yards (1,457)

DE J.J. Watt
1st in sacks (20.5)
1st in stuffs (tackles for loss on running plays) (19.5)
T-9th in forced fumbles (4)

ILB Tim Dobbins (missed 2 games, hamstring/shoulder injuries)
T-1st in opponent fumble recoveries (4)

CB Kareem Jackson
T-10th in interceptions (4)
T-9th in INTs returned for touchdown (1)

CB Johnathan Joseph, FS Danieal Manning
T-9th in INTs return for touchdown (1)

K Shayne Graham
T-8th in field goals made (28)
T-4th in points, kickers (128)

P Donnie Jones
T-10th in punts inside 20 (28)

WR Keshawn Martin
7th in punt return average (11.6)

CB Alan Ball (missed 4 games, foot injury)
T-10th in special teams tackles (13)
T-7th in solo special teams tackles (11)

OLB Bryan Braman (missed 2 games, hamstring injury)
T-8th in special teams tackles (15)
4th in solo special teams tackles (14)


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By the numbers: Texans team rankings through Week 16

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 29, 2012 – 3:52 pm

Matt SchaubThrough Week 16, here’s a look at where the Texans (12-3) rank statistically among all 32 NFL teams, along with where they ranked in each category in 2011 after Week 16 and after the entire season:

OFFENSE

2012 (Week 16)                     2011 (Week 16)                    2011 (full season)
Scoring: 26.7 (6)                   Scoring: 23.9 (10)                   Scoring: 23.8 (10)
Total yards: 373.4 (8)           Total yards: 371.1 (12)          Total yards: 372.1 (13)
Passing: 238.7 (15)              Passing: 218.1 (19)              Passing: 219.1 (18)
Rushing: 134.7 (7)                Rushing: 153.1 (2)               Rushing: 153.0 (2)

The Texans also rank first in time of possession (33:09) after ranking first in 2011 (32:41). They’re 20th in third-down percentage (37.14) after ranking eighth in 2011 (41.52).

DEFENSE

2012 (Week 16)                      2011 (Week 16)                     2011 (full season)
Scoring: 20.2 (8t)                    Scoring: 17.0 (4)                    Scoring: 17.4 (4)
Total yards: 327.1 (9)            Total yards: 280.7 (2)            Total yards: 285.7 (2)
Passing: 228.5 (16)               Passing: 184.0 (2t)                Passing: 189.7 (3)
Rushing: 98.6 (7)                   Rushing: 96.7 (5)                  Rushing: 96.0 (4)

The Texans also rank second in defensive third-down percentage (31.00) after ranking 14th in 2011 (35.85). They’re fifth in sacks (43) after ranking sixth (44) in 2011.

SPECIAL TEAMS

2012 (Week 16)                         2011 (Week 16)                        2011 (full season)
Kick ret. avg.: 21.1 (25)             Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)              Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)
Punt ret. avg.: 10.6 (10)               Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)            Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)
KR avg. allowed: 24.6 (20)       KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (8)      KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (7)
PR avg. allowed: 9.9 (18)         PR avg. allowed: 9.4 (14)         PR avg. allowed: 9.6 (15)


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By the numbers: Top-10 Texans through Week 15

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 20, 2012 – 12:51 pm

J.J. WattEarlier today, we looked at where the Texans rank statistically as a team through Week 15. Here’s a look at individual Texans players who rank in the top 10 of the NFL in various categories:

QB Matt Schaub
9th in passer rating (93.8)
T-8th in passing TDs (22)
7th in completion percentage (64.7)

RB Arian Foster
1st in rushing attempts (325)
4th in rushing yards (1,313)
1st in rushing TDs (14)
5th in yards from scrimmage (1,493)
1st in scrimmage touchdowns (16)

WR Andre Johnson
6th in receptions (93)
3rd in receiving yards (1,360)

DE J.J. Watt
T-1st in sacks (19.5)
1st in stuffs (tackles for loss on running plays) (17.5)
T-9th in passes defensed (15)

ILB Tim Dobbins (missed 2 games, hamstring/shoulder injuries)
T-1st in opponent fumble recoveries (4)

CB Kareem Jackson
T-9th in interceptions (4)
T-8th in INTs returned for touchdown (1)

CB Johnathan Joseph, FS Danieal Manning
T-8th in INTs return for touchdown (1)

K Shayne Graham
T-7th in field goals made (26)
4th in points, kickers (122)

P Donnie Jones
T-10th in punts inside 20 (26)

WR Keshawn Martin
T-5th in punt return average (12.0)

CB Alan Ball (missed 3 games, foot injury)
T-8th in special teams tackles (13)
T-7th in solo special teams tackles (11)

OLB Bryan Braman (missed 2 games, hamstring injury)
T-8th in special teams tackles (13)
%4th in solo special teams tackles (12)


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By the numbers: Texans team rankings through Week 15

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 20, 2012 – 11:16 am

Danieal ManningThrough Week 15, here’s a look at where the Texans (12-2) rank statistically among all 32 NFL teams, along with where they ranked in each category in 2011 after Week 15 and after the entire season:

OFFENSE

2012 (Week 15)                     2011 (Week 15)                    2011 (full season)
Scoring: 28.1 (3)                   Scoring: 24.5 (8)                   Scoring: 23.8 (10)
Total yards: 386.7 (6)           Total yards: 377.4 (10)          Total yards: 372.1 (13)
Passing: 244.8 (11)              Passing: 225.6 (17)              Passing: 219.1 (18)
Rushing: 141.9 (5)                Rushing: 151.8 (2)               Rushing: 153.0 (2)

The Texans also rank first in time of possession (33:42) after ranking first in 2011 (32:41). They’re 14th in third-down percentage (38.69) after ranking eighth in 2011 (41.52).

DEFENSE

2012 (Week 15)                      2011 (Week 15)                     2011 (full season)
Scoring: 20.0 (7)                    Scoring: 16.9 (3t)                    Scoring: 17.4 (4)
Total yards: 325.9 (7)            Total yards: 277.9 (2)            Total yards: 285.7 (2)
Passing: 232.6 (18)               Passing: 181.1 (2)                Passing: 189.7 (3)
Rushing: 93.2 (5)                   Rushing: 96.8 (5)                  Rushing: 96.0 (4)

The Texans also rank first in defensive third-down percentage (29.12) after ranking 14th in 2011 (35.85). They’re tied for second in sacks (42) after ranking sixth (44) in 2011.

SPECIAL TEAMS

2012 (Week 15)                         2011 (Week 15)                        2011 (full season)
Kick ret. avg.: 21.1 (26)             Kick ret. avg.: 24.6 (10)              Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)
Punt ret. avg.: 10.7 (9)               Punt ret. avg.: 10.7 (14)            Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)
KR avg. allowed: 24.5 (19)       KR avg. allowed: 22.5 (10)      KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (7)
PR avg. allowed: 10.1 (19)         PR avg. allowed: 9.0 (14)         PR avg. allowed: 9.6 (15)


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By the numbers: Top-10 Texans through Week 14

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 13, 2012 – 7:14 pm

J.J. WattEarlier today, we looked at where the Texans rank statistically as a team through Week 14. Here’s a look at individual Texans players who rank in the top 10 of the NFL in various categories:

QB Matt Schaub
9th in passer rating (92.7)
T-9th in passing TDs (21)
10th in completion percentage (64.0)

RB Arian Foster
1st in rushing attempts (298)
6th in rushing yards (1,148)
1st in rushing TDs (14)
8th in yards from scrimmage (1,324)
1st in scrimmage touchdowns (16)

WR Andre Johnson
6th in receptions (74)
4th in receiving yards (1,209)

DE J.J. Watt
2nd in sacks (16.5)
1st in stuffs (tackles for loss on running plays) (14.5)
T-8th in passes defensed (15)

CB Kareem Jackson
T-8th in interceptions (4)
T-7th in INTs returned for touchdown (1)

CB Johnathan Joseph, FS Danieal Manning
T-7th in INTs return for touchdown (1)

K Shayne Graham
T-7th in points, kickers (105)

P Donnie Jones
T-8th in punts inside 20 (25)

WR Keshawn Martin
5th in punt return average (12.7)

CB Alan Ball (missed 2 games, foot injury)
T-7th in special teams tackles (13)
T-5th in solo special teams tackles (11)

OLB Bryan Braman (missed 2 games, hamstring injury)
T-7th in special teams tackles (13)
4th in solo special teams tackles (12)


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By the numbers: Texans team rankings through Week 14

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 13, 2012 – 1:00 pm

Arian FosterThrough Week 14, here’s a look at where the Texans (11-2) rank statistically among all 32 NFL teams, along with where they ranked in each category in 2011 after Week 14 and after the entire season:

OFFENSE

2012 (Week 14)                     2011 (Week 14)                    2011 (full season)
Scoring: 28.1 (4)                   Scoring: 25.4 (5)                   Scoring: 23.8 (10)
Total yards: 384.5 (6)           Total yards: 378.9 (9)          Total yards: 372.1 (13)
Passing: 245.2 (10)              Passing: 227.0 (17)              Passing: 219.1 (18)
Rushing: 139.2 (8)                Rushing: 151.9 (2)               Rushing: 153.0 (2)

The Texans also rank first in time of possession (33:45) after ranking first in 2011 (32:41). They’re 16th in third-down percentage (38.71) after ranking eighth in 2011 (41.52).

DEFENSE

2012 (Week 14)                      2011 (Week 14)                     2011 (full season)
Scoring: 20.2 (6)                    Scoring: 16.0 (4)                    Scoring: 17.4 (4)
Total yards: 330.0 (7)            Total yards: 274.9 (1)            Total yards: 285.7 (2)
Passing: 239.2 (19)               Passing: 183.5 (3)                Passing: 189.7 (3)
Rushing: 90.8 (2t)                   Rushing: 91.5 (4)                  Rushing: 96.0 (4)

The Texans also rank first in defensive third-down percentage (29.89) after ranking 14th in 2011 (35.85). They’re tied for fourth in sacks (37) after ranking sixth (44) in 2011.

SPECIAL TEAMS
2012 (Week 14)                         2011 (Week 14)                        2011 (full season)
Kick ret. avg.: 21.1 (28)             Kick ret. avg.: 23.2 (18)              Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)
Punt ret. avg.: 11.0 (7t)               Punt ret. avg.: 10.5 (13)            Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)
KR avg. allowed: 24.2 (18)       KR avg. allowed: 22.5 (12)      KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (7)
PR avg. allowed: 10.2 (19)         PR avg. allowed: 9.3 (14)         PR avg. allowed: 9.6 (15)


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By the numbers: Top-10 Texans through Week 13

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 5, 2012 – 1:59 pm

Arian Foster

On Tuesday, we looked at where the Texans rank statistically as a team through Week 13. Here’s a look at individual Texans players who rank in the top 10 of the NFL in various categories:

QB Matt Schaub
9th in passer rating (94.5)
8th in passing TDs (21)
10th in completion percentage (64.4)

RB Arian Foster
1st in rushing attempts (283)
T-3rd in rushing yards (1,106)
1st in rushing TDs (13)
8th in yards from scrimmage (1,239)
1st in scrimmage touchdowns (15)

WR Andre Johnson
7th in receptions (74)
T-4th in receiving yards (1,114)

DE J.J. Watt
2nd in sacks (15.5)
1st in stuffs (tackles for loss on running plays) (14.5)
6th in passes defensed (15)

CB Kareem Jackson
T-7th in interceptions (4)
T-6th in INTs returned for touchdown (1)

CB Johnathan Joseph, FS Danieal Manning
T-6th in INTs return for touchdown (1)

K Shayne Graham
T-5th in points, kickers (103)

P Donnie Jones
T-6th in punts inside 20 (24)

WR Keshawn Martin
4th in punt return average (14.3)
10th in long punt return (71)

CB Alan Ball (missed 1 game, foot injury)
T-5th in special teams tackles (13)
T-3rd in solo special teams tackles (11)

OLB Bryan Braman (missed 2 games, hamstring injury)
T-7th in special teams tackles (12)
T-3rd in solo special teams tackles (11)


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By the numbers: Texans team rankings through Week 13

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 4, 2012 – 5:52 pm

Antonio Smith

Through Week 13, here’s a look at where the Texans (11-1) rank statistically among all 32 NFL teams, along with where they ranked in each category in 2011 after Week 12 and after the entire season:

OFFENSE

2012 (Week 13)                     2011 (Week 13)                    2011 (full season)
Scoring: 29.7 (2)                   Scoring: 25.8 (5)                   Scoring: 23.8 (10)
Total yards: 389.6 (4)           Total yards: 376.2 (10)          Total yards: 372.1 (13)
Passing: 247.1 (10)              Passing: 223.6 (17)              Passing: 219.1 (18)
Rushing: 142.5 (6)                Rushing: 152.6 (3)               Rushing: 153.0 (2)

The Texans also rank first in time of possession (34:07) after ranking first in 2011 (32:41). They’re 13th in third-down percentage (39.53) after ranking eighth in 2011 (41.52).

DEFENSE

2012 (Week 13)                      2011 (Week 13)                     2011 (full season)
Scoring: 18.4 (4)                    Scoring: 15.8 (2)                    Scoring: 17.4 (4)
Total yards: 322.6 (6)            Total yards: 274.1 (2)            Total yards: 285.7 (2)
Passing: 235.0 (19)               Passing: 183.4 (3)                Passing: 189.7 (3)
Rushing: 87.6 (2)                   Rushing: 90.7 (4)                  Rushing: 96.0 (4)

The Texans also rank first in defensive third-down percentage (28.40) after ranking 14th in 2011 (35.85). They’re third in sacks (36) after ranking sixth (44) in 2011.

SPECIAL TEAMS
2012 (Week 13)                         2011 (Week 13)                        2011 (full season)
Kick ret. avg.: 21.2 (26)             Kick ret. avg.: 26.1 (6)              Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)
Punt ret. avg.: 11.7 (7)               Punt ret. avg.: 10.8 (12)            Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)
KR avg. allowed: 24.6 (18)       KR avg. allowed: 23.1 (12)      KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (7)
PR avg. allowed: 9.3 (15)         PR avg. allowed: 9.2 (14)         PR avg. allowed: 9.6 (15)


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By the numbers: Top-10 Texans through Week 12

Posted by Nick Scurfield on November 28, 2012 – 10:33 am

On Tuesday, we looked at where the Texans rank statistically as a team through Week 12. Here’s a look at individual Texans players who rank in the top 10 of the NFL in various categories:

QB Matt Schaub
9th in passer rating (94.4)
10th in yards (2,855)
8th in yards/attempt (7.55)
8th in passing TDs (19)
10th in completion percentage (64.8)

RB Arian Foster
1st in rushing attempts (269)
2nd in rushing yards (1,064)
1st in rushing TDs (12)
6th in yards from scrimmage (1,186)
1st in scrimmage touchdowns (14)

WR Andre Johnson
T-6th in receptions (69)
3rd in receiving yards (1,058)

DE J.J. Watt
2nd in sacks (14.5)
3rd in stuffs (tackles for loss on running plays) (11.5)
T-6th in passes defensed (12)

CB Kareem Jackson
T-4th in interceptions (4)
T-5th in INTs returned for touchdown (1)

CB Johnathan Joseph, FS Danieal Manning
T-5th in INTs return for touchdown (1)

K Shayne Graham
4th in points, kickers (97)

CB Alan Ball
T-3rd in special teams tackles (13)
T-2nd in solo special teams tackles (11)

OLB Bryan Braman (missed 2 games, hamstring injury)
T-8th in special teams tackles (11)
T-4th in solo special teams tackles (10)


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