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Rodgers Leads NFL In Yards Per Completion When Blitzed

Sep 21, 2013 4:21 PM

Aaron Rodgers has been blitzed 25 times through the first two games of the season and has been sacked on just two of those occasions.

Rodgers is averaging 19.64 yards per completion when blitzed, which ranks first among all NFL quarterbacks.

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49ers Using Read-Option Sparingly

Sep 20, 2013 11:12 AM

The San Francisco 49ers have used the read-option on just 16 snaps this season, gaining 26 yards.

The 49ers have averaged 0.6 yards before first contact compared to 5.6 yards before contact last season.

“We really haven’t placed a big emphasis on the read-option to this point in the season,” offensive coordinator Greg Roman said. “But that could change.” 

The read-option seems to be most effective when it is least expected instead of as a core element of the offense.

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McCoy Forced Nine Missed Tackles Against Redskins

Sep 10, 2013 6:22 PM

LeSean McCoy forced nine missed tackles in his Week 1 performance against the Washington Redskins.

McCoy rushed 31 times for 184 yards and one touchdown, averaging 5.9 yards per carry.

McCoy is on pace for 144 missed tackles. 

Adrian Peterson had 71 last season.

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Kaepernick Had 146.5 QB Rating In Week 1 In Clean Pocket

Sep 10, 2013 1:04 PM

Colin Kaepernick did most of his damage in Week 1 in a clean pocket, going 25-for-32 for 373 yards, three touchdowns and a QB rating of 146.5.

When the Green Back Packers applied pressure, Kaepernick went 2-for-7 for 39 yards and a 50.3 QB rating.

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Teams Winning Turnover Battle Went 10-1 In Week 1

Sep 9, 2013 11:47 AM

Teams that won the turnover battle went 10-1 in Week 1 both straight-up and also against the spread.

The New England Patriots were the only team to win their game despite having a -1 turnover differential to the Buffalo Bills.

The top-four teams in turnover differential in the AFC all made the playoffs last season, while the Chicago Bears and New York Giants ranked first and third in the NFC and fell short.

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