By John Turney
|James Bettcher, Cardinals Defensive Coordinator|
These are the categories:
- Net points
ispoints allowed plus safeties minus any pick 6s or scoop and scores allowed by the offense minus any kick or punt returns by the special teams plus any pick 6s and scoop and scores tallied by the defense.
- Net-net yards per game is total yards allowed minus sack yardage minus interception return yardage minus fumble recovery yardage.
RushY/A is simple, it's just rushing yards per attempt allowed.
- Sack percentage is simple as well. It is the percentage of sacks per attempt plus sacks.
Pass rateis the NFL Passer rating for the defense.
- FR is fumble
recoversand ties are broken by yardage
Here are the results for 2016 (We will go back and add years in near future):
Had the Broncos been able to stop the run better, they'd have won this, but their 4.3 yards per rush allowed is below average and allowed the Cardinals to rank higher and have a lower point total.