Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Steelers @ N.Y. Giants: The matchups

Will the Steelers' road woes continue this week? This is, by far, the best opponent the Steelers have faced so far this season, and for all the happy talk about how well they have played the past two weeks this is the game that will inform us all as to where this team is at.

N.Y. Giants Offense v. Steelers Defense
Average total yards per game: N.Y. Giants offense 4th (396.8) v. Steelers defense 2nd (274.1)

Average net rushing yards per game: N.Y. Giants offense 12th (114.6) v. Steelers defense 9th (91.6)

Average net passing yards per game: N.Y. Giants offense 7th (282.1) v. Steelers defense 7th (182.6)

Average points per game: N.Y. Giants offense 3rd (29.3) v. Steelers defense 9th (20.6)

Steelers Offense v. N.Y. Giants Defense
Average total yards per game: Steelers offense 10th (369.9) v. N.Y. Giants defense 24th (386.5)

Average net rushing yards per game: Steelers offense 22nd (97.3) v. N.Y. Giants defense 19th (113.0)

Average net passing yards per game: Steelers offense 7th (272.6) v. N.Y. Giants defense 26th (273.5)

Average points per game: Steelers offense: 13th (23.9) v. N.Y. Giants defense 8th (20.1)

Special Teams
Average yards per punt return: N.Y. Giants 26th (6.7) v. Steelers 20th (7.5)

Average yards allowed per punt return: N.Y. Giants 4th (5.5) v. Steelers 15th (8.5)

Average yards per kick return: N.Y. Giants 13th (25.4) v. Steelers 10th (26.1)

Average yards allowed per kick return: N.Y. Giants 16th (23.9) v. Steelers 27th (27.2)

Net yardage punting average: N.Y. Giants 18th (39.5) v. Steelers 25th (37.6)

Opponent net yardage punting average: N.Y. Giants 26th (41.3) v. Steelers 20th (40.3)

Miscellaneous
Turnover differential: N.Y. Giants 1st (+13) v. Steelers 13th (+1)

Time of possession: N.Y. Giants 14th (30:36) v. Steelers 2nd (34:35)

Red Zone touchdown efficiency (touchdowns): N.Y. Giants 26th (44.4%) v. Steelers 15th (53.8%)

Red Zone defense (touchdowns): N.Y. Giants 11th (47.4%) v. Steelers 22nd (59.1%)

Sacks allowed: N.Y. Giants 1st (7) v. Steelers 9th (14)

Some Individual Numbers
Passer rating: Eli Manning, 7th/NFC (89.1) v. Ben Roethlisberger, 2nd/AFC (101.4)

Leading rushers: Ahmad Bradhsaw, 5th/NFC (570 yards, 4.5 yards per carry, 4 touchdowns) v. Jonathan Dwyer, 16th/AFC (299 yards, 5.2 yards per carry, 0 touchdowns)

Leading receiver: Victor Cruz, 2nd/NFC (52 catches, 650 yards, 12.5 per catch, 7 touchdowns) v. Antonio Brown, 5th/AFC (40 catches, 480 yards, 12.0 yards per catch, 1 touchdowns)

Sack Leaders: Jason Pierre-Paul, 11th/NFC (5.5) v. Larry Foote & Jason Worilds, 17th/AFCh (3.0 each)

Labels: , ,

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home