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Adrian Peterson stat sums it up

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by RS12, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    ESPN Stats & Info ‏@ESPNStatsInfo
    Adrian Peterson: Hit in backfield 51 times in 2012 but gained 69 yds on those plays. Rest of NFL? -1,206 yds on such plays #APfacts
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  2. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian 3.141529 Zone Supporter

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    His ticket to Canton was stamped this season.
  3. CoCo

    CoCo Well-Known Member

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    Maybe I'm missing something. What is this stat supposed to tell me?
  4. Teren_Kanan

    Teren_Kanan Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I think your stats are missing something to make the comparison relevant.
  5. gmoney112

    gmoney112 Well-Known Member

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    His ability to gain yards after contact. It's a viable measurement of a RB's value and yes that stat is sick.

    AD is the best rb in the NFL, it's a shame he's stuck on the Vikings.
  6. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    That the one time that he wasn't tackled for a loss, he ran it 99 yards giving him a net positive of 51 yards. :laugh2:

    btw, the second stat that says -1,206, doesn't tell you how many attempts that is. I'm going to guess many of those are sacks.
  7. ajk23az

    ajk23az Through Pain Comes Clarity

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    Sacks aren't counted as rush plays in the NFL.
  8. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    With these new rookie QBs, they should be. :laugh2:

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