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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: 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: 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: Texans team rankings through Week 13

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

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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: Texans team rankings through Week 12

Posted by Nick Scurfield on November 27, 2012 – 3:13 pm

Through Week 12, here’s a look at where the Texans (10-1) 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 12)                     2011 (Week 12)                    2011 (full season)
Scoring: 29.7 (2)                   Scoring: 26.6 (5)                   Scoring: 23.8 (10)
Total yards: 394.8 (3)           Total yards: 379.7 (8)           Total yards: 372.1 (13)
Passing: 250.7 (10)              Passing: 228.0 (16)             Passing: 219.1 (18)
Rushing: 144.1 (5)                Rushing: 151.7 (3)               Rushing: 153.0 (2)

The Texans also rank first in time of possession (34:09) after ranking first in 2011 (32:41). They’re 11th in third-down percentage (41.29) after ranking eighth in 2011 (41.52).

DEFENSE

2012 (Week 12)                      2011 (Week 12)                     2011 (full season)
Scoring: 19.2 (5)                    Scoring: 16.3 (2)                    Scoring: 17.4 (4)
Total yards: 319.7 (6)            Total yards: 268.4 (1)            Total yards: 285.7 (2)
Passing: 232.3 (17)               Passing: 175.8 (2)                Passing: 189.7 (3)
Rushing: 87.5 (2)                   Rushing: 92.5 (4)                  Rushing: 96.0 (4)

The Texans also rank first in defensive third-down percentage (28.57) after ranking 14th in 2011 (35.85). They’re tied for fifth in sacks (30) after ranking sixth (44) in 2011.

SPECIAL TEAMS
2012 (Week 12)                         2011 (Week 12)                        2011 (full season)
Kick ret. avg.: 21.5 (24)             Kick ret. avg.: 27.5 (5)              Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)
Punt ret. avg.: 10.5 (10)            Punt ret. avg.: 12.1 (7)              Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)
KR avg. allowed: 24.4 (17)      KR avg. allowed: 23.0 (13)      KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (7)
PR avg. allowed: 10.0 (21)      PR avg. allowed: 9.2 (14)         PR avg. allowed: 9.6 (15)


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Texans team rankings through Week 11

Posted by Nick Scurfield on November 22, 2012 – 9:31 am

Through Week 11, here’s a look at where the Texans (9-1) rank statistically among all 32 NFL teams, along with where they ranked in each category in 2011 after Week 11 and after the entire season:

OFFENSE

2012 (Week 11)                      2011 (Week 11)                     2011 (full season)
Scoring: 29.3 (3)                   Scoring: 27.3 (5)                   Scoring: 23.8 (10)
Total yards: 384.2 (6)           Total yards: 396.2 (7)           Total yards: 372.1 (13)
Passing: 246.2 (12)              Passing: 238.1 (13)             Passing: 219.1 (18)
Rushing: 138.0 (8)                Rushing: 158.1 (2)               Rushing: 153.0 (2)

The Texans also rank first in time of possession (34:42) after ranking first in 2011 (32:41). They’re ninth in third-down percentage (41.43) after ranking eighth in 2011 (41.52).

DEFENSE

2012 (Week 11)                       2011 (Week 11)                      2011 (full season)
Scoring: 18.0 (4)                    Scoring: 16.6 (2)                    Scoring: 17.4 (4)
Total yards: 299.2 (4)            Total yards: 269.7 (1)            Total yards: 285.7 (2)
Passing: 213.6 (7)                 Passing: 178.4 (2)                Passing: 189.7 (3)
Rushing: 85.6 (2)                   Rushing: 91.3 (4)                  Rushing: 96.0 (4)

The Texans also rank first in defensive third-down percentage (25.58) after ranking 14th in 2011 (35.85). They’re tied for eighth in sacks (28) after ranking sixth (44) in 2011.

SPECIAL TEAMS
2012 (Week 11)                          2011 (Week 11)                            2011 (full season)
Kick ret. avg.: 21.0 (27)             Kick ret. avg.: 26.4 (5)             Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)
Punt ret. avg.: 11.4 (8)              Punt ret. avg.: 11.0 (11)              Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)
KR avg. allowed: 24.5 (19)      KR avg. allowed: 22.8 (14)      KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (7)
PR avg. allowed: 10.0 (20t)      PR avg. allowed: 10.9 (20)       PR avg. allowed: 9.6 (15)


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Texans team rankings through Week 10

Posted by Nick Scurfield on November 15, 2012 – 5:41 pm

Through Week 10, here’s a look at where the Texans (8-1) rank statistically among all 32 NFL teams, along with where they ranked in each category in 2011 after Week 10 and after the entire season:

OFFENSE

2012 (Week 10)                      2011 (Week 10)                       2011 (full season)
Scoring: 27.8 (5)                   Scoring: 27.3 (5)                   Scoring: 23.8 (10)
Total yards: 354.3 (15)         Total yards: 396.2 (8)           Total yards: 372.1 (13)
Passing: 217.6 (23)              Passing: 238.1 (13)             Passing: 219.1 (18)
Rushing: 136.8 (8)                Rushing: 158.1 (3)               Rushing: 153.0 (2)

The Texans also rank first in time of possession (34:46) after ranking first in 2011 (32:41). They’re 11th in third-down percentage (41.86) after ranking eighth in 2011 (41.52).

DEFENSE

2012 (Week 10)                       2011 (Week 10)                        2011 (full season)
Scoring: 15.9 (3)                    Scoring: 16.6 (2)                    Scoring: 17.4 (4)
Total yards: 281.6 (2)            Total yards: 269.7 (1)            Total yards: 285.7 (2)
Passing: 196.0 (3)                 Passing: 178.4 (2)                Passing: 189.7 (3)
Rushing: 85.6 (3)                   Rushing: 91.3 (5)                  Rushing: 96.0 (4)

The Texans also rank first in defensive third-down percentage (25.22) after ranking 14th in 2011 (35.85). They’re tied for ninth in sacks (25) after ranking sixth (44) in 2011.

SPECIAL TEAMS
2012 (Week 10)                          2011 (Week 10)                            2011 (full season)
Kick ret. avg.: 18.4 (31)             Kick ret. avg.: 26.4 (6)             Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)
Punt ret. avg.: 9.1 (15)              Punt ret. avg.: 11.0 (11)              Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)
KR avg. allowed: 24.4 (18)      KR avg. allowed: 22.8 (15)      KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (7)
PR avg. allowed: 10.3 (24)      PR avg. allowed: 10.9 (22)       PR avg. allowed: 9.6 (15)


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Texans team rankings through Week 9

Posted by Nick Scurfield on November 6, 2012 – 12:40 pm

Through Week 9, here’s a look at where the Texans (7-1) rank statistically among all 32 NFL teams, along with where they ranked in each category in 2011 after Week 9 and after the entire season:

OFFENSE

2012 (Week 9)                      2011 (Week 9)                       2011 (full season)
Scoring: 29.6 (2)                   Scoring: 26.2 (8)                   Scoring: 23.8 (10)
Total yards: 371.8 (12)         Total yards: 393.6 (8)           Total yards: 372.1 (13)
Passing: 233.8 (16)              Passing: 238.4 (14)             Passing: 219.1 (18)
Rushing: 138.0 (8)                Rushing: 151.1 (2)               Rushing: 153.0 (2)

The Texans also rank first in time of possession (35:13) after ranking first in 2011 (32:41). They’re sixth in third-down percentage (44.35) after ranking eighth in 2011 (41.52).

DEFENSE

2012 (Week 9)                       2011 (Week 9)                        2011 (full season)
Scoring: 17.1 (4)                    Scoring: 17.4 (3)                    Scoring: 17.4 (4)
Total yards: 286.1 (3)            Total yards: 274.0 (1)            Total yards: 285.7 (2)
Passing: 203.8 (4)                 Passing: 182.6 (2)                Passing: 189.7 (3)
Rushing: 82.4 (2)                   Rushing: 91.4 (4)                  Rushing: 96.0 (4)

The Texans also rank first in defensive third-down percentage (26.47) after ranking 14th in 2011 (35.85). They’re tied for sixth in sacks (24) after ranking sixth (44) in 2011.

SPECIAL TEAMS
2012 (Week 9)                          2011 (Week 9)                            2011 (full season)
Kick ret. avg.: 17.8 (32)             Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (10)             Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)
Punt ret. avg.: 9.1 (14)              Punt ret. avg.: 12.4 (6)              Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)
KR avg. allowed: 25.0 (20)      KR avg. allowed: 22.8 (16)      KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (7)
PR avg. allowed: 10.4 (23)      PR avg. allowed: 10.2 (18)       PR avg. allowed: 9.6 (15)


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Texans team rankings through Week 8

Posted by Nick Scurfield on October 30, 2012 – 5:10 pm

Through Week 8, here’s a look at where the Texans (6-1) rank statistically among all 32 NFL teams, along with where they ranked in each category in 2011 after Week 8 and after the entire season:

OFFENSE

2012 (Week 8)                      2011 (Week 8)                       2011 (full season)
Scoring: 30.9 (2)                   Scoring: 25.5 (8)                   Scoring: 23.8 (10)
Total yards: 371.4 (9)           Total yards: 395.3 (7)           Total yards: 372.1 (13)
Passing: 230.6 (18)              Passing: 253.4 (11)             Passing: 219.1 (18)
Rushing: 140.9 (6)                Rushing: 141.9 (4)               Rushing: 153.0 (2)

The Texans also rank first in time of possession (35:23) after ranking first in 2011 (32:41). They’re fourth in third-down percentage (45.19) after ranking eighth in 2011 (41.52).

DEFENSE

2012 (Week 8)                       2011 (Week 8)                        2011 (full season)
Scoring: 18.3 (6)                    Scoring: 18.1 (5)                    Scoring: 17.4 (4)
Total yards: 283.0 (3)            Total yards: 286.8 (3)            Total yards: 285.7 (2)
Passing: 200.0 (5)                 Passing: 189.4 (5)                Passing: 189.7 (3)
Rushing: 83.0 (4)                   Rushing: 97.4 (6)                  Rushing: 96.0 (4)

The Texans also rank second in defensive third-down percentage (27.47) after ranking 14th in 2011 (35.85). They’re tied for seventh in sacks (21) after ranking sixth (44) in 2011.

SPECIAL TEAMS
2012 (Week 8)                          2011 (Week 8)                            2011 (full season)
Kick ret. avg.: 18.4 (30)            Kick ret. avg.: 27.4 (6)               Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)
Punt ret. avg.: 8.3 (13)              Punt ret. avg.: 11.0 (9t)             Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)
KR avg. allowed: 26.4 (23)      KR avg. allowed: 22.6 (11)      KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (7)
PR avg. allowed: 10.6 (24)      PR avg. allowed: 10.6 (2)       PR avg. allowed: 9.6 (15)


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Texans team rankings through Week 7

Posted by Nick Scurfield on October 24, 2012 – 5:22 pm

Through Week 7, here’s a look at where the Texans (6-1) rank statistically among all 32 NFL teams, along with where they ranked in each category in 2011 after Week 7 and after the entire season:

OFFENSE

2012 (Week 7)                      2011 (Week 7)                       2011 (full season)
Scoring: 30.9 (2)                   Scoring: 26.0 (7)                   Scoring: 23.8 (10)
Total yards: 371.4 (12)         Total yards: 400.6 (7)           Total yards: 372.1 (13)
Passing: 230.6 (18)              Passing: 260.7 (10)             Passing: 219.1 (18)
Rushing: 140.9 (6)                Rushing: 139.9 (5)               Rushing: 153.0 (2)

The Texans also rank first in time of possession (35:23) after ranking first in 2011 (32:41). They’re sixth in third-down percentage (45.19) after ranking eighth in 2011 (41.52).

DEFENSE

2012 (Week 7)                       2011 (Week 7)                        2011 (full season)
Scoring: 18.3 (5)                    Scoring: 18.7 (5)                    Scoring: 17.4 (4)
Total yards: 283.0 (3)            Total yards: 302.9 (8)            Total yards: 285.7 (2)
Passing: 200.0 (5)                 Passing: 203.6 (8)                Passing: 189.7 (3)
Rushing: 83.0 (5)                   Rushing: 99.3 (7)                  Rushing: 96.0 (4)

The Texans also rank second in defensive third-down percentage (27.47) after ranking 14th in 2011 (35.85). They’re tied for fifth in sacks (21) after ranking sixth (44) in 2011.

SPECIAL TEAMS
2012 (Week 7)                          2011 (Week 7)                            2011 (full season)
Kick ret. avg.: 18.4 (31t)            Kick ret. avg.: 27.4 (5)               Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)
Punt ret. avg.: 8.3 (14)              Punt ret. avg.: 10.9 (11)             Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)
KR avg. allowed: 26.4 (22)      KR avg. allowed: 24.1 (16)      KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (7)
PR avg. allowed: 11.2 (24)       PR avg. allowed: 10.4 (20)      PR avg. allowed: 9.6 (15)


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