Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders Comparison of Drive Statistics Using Graphs To Clarify Dominance

When ranks are compared the lower number means dominance. The red curve is for the Oakland Raiders and it is below the blue curve representing the Houston Texans. The Defense Drive data in several of the nine categories for the Raiders are  ranked higher than the Texans as of Oct. 2.
When ranks are compared the lower number means dominance. The red curve is for the Oakland Raiders and it is below the blue curve representing the Houston Texans. The Defense Drive data in several of the nine categories for the Raiders are ranked higher than the Texans as of Oct. 2.
Honor Warren Wells TheTorchSenior Writer IIOctober 3, 2010

A comparison of "drive statistics" and NFL ranks are posted here for discussion. The source of the data is Football Outsiders. The focus of the article is to compare the Oakland Raiders drive statistics with those of the Houston Texans.

Observe the columns where the rank for the Oakland Raiders is a lower number than the rank for the Houston Texans.

The lower ranks give the Oakland Raiders an advantage in some categories.

Review the portion of a chart:


yds/drpts/drtds/drpunts/drTOS/drInt/drFum/drLOS/drDSR
Offense








Hou2453212412262
Oak1424314131941117
Defense








Hou323230233032201132
Oak6222552828271614
NET








Hou19222142831112019
Oak11263022322101418

 

Observations

1. In five out of nine categories referring to the offense, the Oakland Raiders rank higher in the NFL at this time.

2. In seven out of nine categories referring to the defense, the Oakland Raiders rank higher.

3. In seven out of nine categories referring to the NET, the Oakland Raiders rank  higher.


Conclusion

According to the calculations in the study done by a researcher with Football Outsiders, the source of the data, the Oakland Raiders compare well with the Houston Texans. The Oakland Raiders outrank the Houston Texans in several categories as of Oct. 2, 2010.

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