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Oakland Raiders: 2015 By The Numbers

Posted Jan 11, 2016

Time to take a look at some of the most telling numbers from the 2015 season.

The 2015 season is over for the Oakland Raiders, and while the team didn’t earn their way into the postseason in the first year under Head Coach Jack Del Rio, progress was undoubtedly made on both sides of the football.

With that being said, let’s look back at some of the most telling numbers for the Silver and Black in 2015.

7: Wins the team notched, their most since 2011.

3,987: Yards quarterback Derek Carr threw for in his second season under center.

6: Games that Carr threw for at least 300 yards.

32: Passing touchdowns thrown by Carr, the second most in franchise history behind just Daryle Lamonica’s in 1969.

1,070: Receiving yards for rookie wide receiver Amari Cooper, who led the team in receiving yards, and also set franchise rookie records for yards, receptions (72) and 100-yard receiving games (five).

85: Receptions for wide receiver Michael Crabtree, which served as a career high for the veteran wide out.

26: Passes defensed by cornerback David Amerson, which was both a team and career high.

14: Players who tallied at least one sack for the Raiders’ defense.

15: Sacks recorded by defensive Khalil Mack, which was a career high for Mack, and good for second most in the NFL in 2015.

5: Sacks Mack recorded in the team’s Week 14 matchup with the Denver Broncos, which tied a franchise record set by Howie Long on October 2, 1983.

5: Interceptions future-Hall-of-Famer Charles Woodson recorded in 2015.

39: Offensive plays that gained 25-or-more yards, which ranked tenth in the NFL.

13: Touchdown passes of 25-or-more yards, tied for the most in the NFL.

305.9: Yards allowed per game by the Silver and Black’s defense from Weeks 11-17, which ranked seventh in the league during that stretch.

14: Players that caught a pass from a Raiders’ quarterback in 2015.

10: Players that a caught a touchdown pass this season, tying a franchise record shared by the 1983 and 1960 Raiders.