Redskins Week 5 Review – Player ratings Vs Falcons

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Sep 3, 2015; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan (left) talks with Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen before the game between the Washington Redskins and the Jacksonville Jaguars at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Tracking stats:

yards per drive: 32.18

2014: 30.89 yards per drive

defensive yards per drive(given up): 29.1

2014: 31.74 defensive yards per drive(given up)

net yards per drive: 3.1

2014: -0.84 net yards per drive

offensive points per drive: 1.73

2014: 1.62 points per drive

defensive points per drive(given up): 1.81

2014: 2.18 defensive points per drive (given up)

net points per drive: -0.08

2014: -0.56 net points per drive

Net sacks: 6

2014: -22

Turnovers: -3

2014: -12

Net 3rd down %: +11.4%

2014:  -11.5%

What do these stats mean?

The yardage figures are all going the wrong way. Defensive yards per drive on the season went up 18% from last week to this week. Offensive yards per drive on the season dropped nearly 6% week to week. This is a collapse in production honestly.

Net points per drive(which doesn’t factor in the 6 points on the pick 6 to end the game) collapsed and went into negative territory.
Net sacks and the net third down percentage are bright spots for the Redskins but that’s not enough to build a winning season on. Especially if your efficiency numbers are all headed in the wrong direction and dramatically so.

Next: Five thoughts from the game