Re: Yesterday parillo and hart on nepats.com report receievers STILL running by mccourty CONSISTENTLY
posted at 8/11/2012 1:13 PM EDT
In Response to Re: Yesterday parillo and hart on nepats.com report receievers STILL running by mccourty CONSISTENTLY
[QUOTE]In Response to Re: Yesterday parillo and hart on nepats.com report receievers STILL running by mccourty CONSISTENTLY : Championship teams 2001 Patriots = 24th in pass yards allowed 2003 = 15th 2004 = 17th We were one of the best D's in the league in the red zone and creating turnovers. "Bend don't break" means keep the offense in front of you, don't give up the big play, clamp down in the red zone. As long as your offense is scoring, converting first downs and controlling the time of possession then the other team can't beat you simply kicking field goals. Granted you'd need an offense that plays complimentary football to what you do on defense, if you have an offense that is feast or famine, doesn't methodically convert first downs and control time of possession, then when you meet a team that matches up well with you in the playoff's chances are you're screwed as recent history has shown us.
Posted by wozzy[/QUOTE]
WRONG! For the millionth time.
NFL Team Opponent
Average Time of Possession
(means how long the D is allowing the Opponent to keep the ball)
NFL Team Time of Possession Percentage Offense
Notice! For every minute and second the D allows the opposition to have the ball, that's the same number of minutes and seconds less for the O.
On the converse: If the D allows the opponent less time with the ball then the O's ToP would increase
. (unfortunately that hasn't happened in years)
The O and D ranking (27th) is the same because since one (the D) is too high,
the other (the O) HAS to be too low.The O cannot control ToP if the defensive ToP is high
. It's IMPOSSIBLE, because both teams offenses can't have a Top of more than 30 minutes
Is it possible for both O's to have a 34 minute ToP in the same game? NOOOO!You want to increase Offensive ToP, you HAVE to decrease the amount of time the opposing offense is on the field
. That takes the D doing it's job!
The O can not take extra time if there's none there for the taking.
It has no choice but to have what's left.
Football 101 and basic math.