By John Turney
These are the categories:
- Net points
the point 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. is
- 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
and ties are broken by yardage recovers
Here are the results for 2015 (We will go back and add years as season progresses):