Stat Attack: Interesting Numbers from the First Two Weeks of the NFL Season

September 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I'm a stat man.
I'm one of those guys that's just interested in the numbers, even if they mean nothing at all. Here's a list of stats from the first two weeks of the NFL season that you may find interesting.
Changes under center: 41 different QBs have a attempted a pass this year. Expect this number to increase further after Week Three with teams growing increasingly impatient with their QBs.
Air it out: One QB who's had a busy start to the season is Cowboys' Tony Romo, who has attempted a whopping 98 passes. The Cowboys 99 pass attempts dwarfs their 42 rush attempts.
The Houston Texans have only had to defend 27 runs. The second lowest total in the NFL is 41. With Dallas coming to town, the Texans will likely face another aerial assault.
Pass to me: Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White has been targeted 35 times in two games. That's almost half of the Falcons 76 pass attempts. Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald must be missing Kurt Warner. He's been thrown t...

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