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papz 12-07-2011 02:28 PM

Saints have been offensive juggernaut since 2006
 
Paytonís offensive juggernaut

Much has been made the past two weeks from local and national media about just how impressive this Saints offense is. Hereís a look inside the numbers at just what makes the Saints great this year and since coach Sean Payton took over in 2006.

Total offense: No. 1 since 2006 (36,420 yards); No. 1 in 2011 (5,384 yards)
Net passing yards: No. 1 since 2006 (26, 494 yards) [2,500 yards more than the closest team since 2006]; No. 1 in 2011 (3,904 yards)
Third-down percentage: No. 2 since 2006 (47.5 percent); No. 1 in 2011 (53.2 percent)
First downs: No. 2 since 2006 (2026); No. 1 tied in 2011 (297)
Yards after the catch: No. 1 since 2006 (12,719 yards); No. 2 in 2011 (1,757 yards)
Least sacks allowed: No. 2 since 2006 (119); No. 5 tied 2011 (21).

Indeed, add to that that the Saints running game is now No. 8 in the NFL in rushing yards per game and fourth in rushing yards per play.

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homerj07 12-07-2011 08:51 PM

Wow really good stats thanks!!


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