Nfl By The Numbers

September 01, 2000

Minus-17: Atlanta's turnover ratio, worst in the NFL by 6.

0: number of times Raiders have made playoffs since 1993.

1: ranking of St. Louis in total offense, pass offense and rush defense.

1: amount of 100-yard rushing games by Chiefs.

2: former Cleveland Browns remaining on the Ravens' roster.

2: number of games missed by Cowboys RB Emmitt Smith since 1994.

3.2: yards per carry by Chicago's Curtis Enis, lowest among RBs with at least 200 carries.

4: number of times St. Louis scored fewer than 30 points.

5: out of six team rankings categories in which Cleveland finished last.

5: TD passes thrown by Dallas QB Troy Aikman in 1999 season opener.

6: TD passes thrown by Pittsburgh QB Kordell Stewart in his last 20 games.

7: number of teams with new head coaches.

7: leading number of interceptions, shared by five players.

9: 100-yard rushing games by Emmitt Smith.

9: number of teams that finished with 8-8 records.

9: teams that have never played in a Super Bowl.

16: years that had passed since a rookie RB -- Edgerrin James, below -- had won a league rushing title.

18: seasons that Washington CB Darrell Green and Arizona TE Trey Junkin have played.

24: fumbles recovered by Tennessee, most in the NFL by four.

33: third-down receptions by Jacksonville WR Jimmy Smith, tops in the NFL.

39: field goals made by Miami PK Olindo Mare, an NFL record.

46: interceptions thrown by Green Bay QB Brett Favre over last two seasons, most in the NFL.

47: rushing yards the Detroit Lions averaged over their last nine games.

65: TD receptions over the last five years by Minnesota WR Cris Carter, most in the NFL by 20.

218: career carries by New England QB Drew Bledsoe, who has never rushed for a touchdown.

481: penalty yards assessed against Arizona, lowest in the NFL by 102.

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