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News

Areas of Improvement

Posted Jan 8, 2014

With the 2013 season now complete, here is a look at some of the areas the 2013 Raiders improved upon from 2012.

OFFENSE 2012 NFL Rank 2013 NFL Rank
Rush Offense per Game 88.8 28 125.0 12
Yards per Rush 3.8 27 4.6 6
10-plus Yard Runs 29 31 41 21
20-plus Yard Runs 8 T-21 18 3
50-plus Yard Runs 1 T-10 3 T-4
20-plus Yard Plays 60 17 66 T-9
Runs for Negative Yards 48 23 29 5
% of Runs for Negative Yards 12.8% 27 7.1% 3
% of Runs for 4-plus Yards 39.1% 29 42.1% 17
Red Zone TD Percentage 42.9% 30 59.5% 5
Red Zone Third Down % 28.1% 28 39.1% 16
Fourth Down % 25.0% T-31 58.3% 10
Drives of 5:00+ 15 T-29 20 T-13
First Down Yards per Play 5.1 23 5.6 10
Points on Opening Possession 3 32 41 4
First Quarter Points 35 31 89 T-6
         
DEFENSE 2012 NFL Rank 2013 NFL Rank
Rush Defense per Game 118.6 18 107.9 13
Opponent Yards/Rush 4.3 20 3.9 11
Opponent 10-plus Yard Runs 47 T-14 39 T-8
Opponent 20-plus Yard Runs 13 T-22 5 T-1
Opponent 20-plus Yard Plays 69 T-25 60 14
Sacks 25 31 38 T-18
Different Players with a Sack 11 T-15 15 T-2
Opponent Fourth Down % 57.1% T-24 33.3% T-6
Red Zone Takeaways 0 T-31 3 T-11
Points Allowed Outside RZ 154 31 101 16
Two-Minute Defense (Points) 23 T-23 10 T-7
Non-Offensive TDs 0 T-31 4 T-11
         
SPECIAL TEAMS 2012 NFL Rank 2013 NFL Rank
Punt Return Average 5.1 32 8.2 21
Opponent KOR Average 28.9 32 20.4 4
Opponent Gross Punt Avg. 46.0 24 41.7 1
Opponent Net Punt Avg. 42.9 32 37.0 3