Green Bay Packers: Studying the Stats-Interceptions

June 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Looking back at the Green Bay Packers' stat sheet for the 2009 season, a few items just jump off the page. In some cases they are negative stats the Packers DO NOT want to see again. In other cases, they are positive stats the Packers would LOVE to repeat.
Over the next few weeks, I’ll be taking a look at a few of these eye-openers and discussing what they could mean for the Packers in 2010.

Stat No. 1—Interceptions
The Packers led the entire NFL in 2009 with 30 interceptions. In addition, they gained 477 yards and scored three touchdowns on interception returns, with NFL Defensive Player of the Year Charles Woodson notching all three.
After the 2009 preseason, I wrote that the Packers defense would be one that would live and die by the turnover. It seemed to me at the time that opposing teams would be able to move the ball against the Packers’ defense, so they would need the big plays to counter that. Either that or their red ...

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