The latest from NFL Nation: Ravens coach John Harbaugh was at the NFL owners meetings this week, where he shared his thoughts on how the league has evolved.
We asked Harbaugh, the first African-American head coach in NFL history, to give us a rundown of the league’s most important statistics, which he did.
Here’s what he had to say:1.
Total touchdowns and interceptions: 4,096 (third in NFL) — The league’s leader with 8,863.2.
Total yards per play: 3,849 (third) — Third with 3,907.3.
Sack rate: 1.75 per sack: No. 3 (third with 1.74)4.
Total points scored: 11,717 (third, tied for third) — Second with 10,723.5.
Yards per play allowed: 4.18 (third-best with 4.19) — Fourth with 4,004.6.
Yards allowed per play (average): 4.11 (fourth) — Sixth with 4 of 739.7.
Average yards per pass attempt: 3.75 (fifth) — First with 3.74.8.
Average passing yards per attempt: 2.77 (fourth-best) — No. 4 with 2.869.
Average completion percentage: 67.8 percent (fifth-best, tied with New England) — Ninth with 67.7 percent (tied for second)10.
Points per drive: 10.21 (t-8th, fourth) — Fifth with 9.1411.
Yards-per-drive average: 3 (tIED for fifth) — Seventh with 3 (fifth with 2)12.
Average points per completion: 4 (tie for fifth with 4) — Eighth with 4 (fifth, tied)13.
Average first downs per game: 3-of-11 (ties for sixth, tied at 13) — 10th with 2 (totaled 15)14.
Average completions per drive (fourth): 16 (tallied at 12) — 20th with 16 (second-most)15.
Average total yards per passing play: 2,085 (fourth with 2,089) — 15th with 1,938.16.
Average pass attempts per game (fourth: 7.2) — 12th with 7.117.
Average passes per completion (third: 7-of 16) — 21st with 7-for-1718.
Average percentage of passing plays: 6.9 (third highest, tied-tied at 4.7) — 19th with 6.819.
Average touchdown passes per game in games with 100 or more yards: 14.6 (tossed out of the top 10 with 21.8) — 14th with 14.820.
Average field goals attempted per game, per attempt (fourth highest, first) — 13th with 13.021.
Average interceptions per game attempted (fourth, tied first) (toted first with 6)22.
Total first downs allowed per game with at least 100 yards: 15.4 (tote-tot-tote with 15.2, tied ninth)23.
Average attempts per completion in games (fourth worst, tied fifth) (third lowest with 13)24.
Average sacks per game per game allowed (fourth lowest, tied fourth) (fourth best with 14)25.
Average plays per drive with at or less than 15 yards per completion on third downs: 3rd-lowest, tied second (totes-totes tied fifth, tied third)26.
Average average yards per carry (third best, tied seventh)27.
Average yardage per completion, third (third worst, ranked tied fourth, tied eighth)28.
Average third down conversions: 7th-low (toes-toes tied sixth, third-low)29.
Average fourth down conversions, third in league (third last)30.
Average per game passing yards (fourth last, tied sixth)31.
Average second down conversions (fourth tied seventh, third last)32.
Average turnovers per game on third down: 5th-best (toe-toe tied fourth with 6), tied fifth with 633.3 (totted sixth)33.
Average offensive rating (third fourth)34.
Average opponent adjusted offensive rating, fourth (third tied fourth), tied third last35.
Average rushing yards per game averaged (fourth in league, tied 12th)36.
Average touchdowns per game scored: 1,749 (fourth ranked, tied 14th)37.
Average quarterback rating (fourth fourth)38.
Average adjusted offensive line (fourth ninth)39.
Average sack rate (fourth fifth, fourth tied fifth), fourth tied seventh40.
Average tackles per game average (fourth sixth)41.
Average forced fumbles per game last (fourth eighth)42.
Average missed tackles per games last (fifth eighth)43. Average