Every NFL Teams Biggest Strength & Weakness

We’re heading into week 8 of the NFL season, so today I examined every NFL teams biggest strength and weaknesses at this point in the season, since we have enough games, snaps, and data to show us what a team does well and what they don’t do well. Obviously, the strengths can decline, and the weaknesses can improve, but for the most part, by this point in the season, a team has established who they are, both good and bad. These strengths and weaknesses are as specific as possible (excluding 4th down conversion percentage).

AFC

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
Strength: 4.0 Yards Per Play Allowed (Ranked #1 in the NFL)
Weakness: 3.3 Yards Per Carry (Ranked #30 in the NFL)

BUFFALO BILLS
Strength: 68.75% Offensive Redzone TD Percentage (Ranked #2 in the NFL)
Weakness: 8.9 Penalties Per Game (Ranked #30 in the NFL)

NEW YORK JETS
Strength: 3.3 Yards Per Carry Allowed (Ranked #2 in the NFL)
Weakness: 20.51% 3rd Down Conversions (Ranked #32 in the NFL)

MIAMI DOLPHINS
Strength: 5.7 Penalties Per Game (Ranked #3 in the NFL)
Weakness: 4.3 Touchdowns Allowed Per Game (Ranked #32 in the NFL)


KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
Strength: 0.481 Points Per Play (Ranked #1 in the NFL)
Weakness: 5.0 Yards Per Carry Allowed (Ranked #30 in the NFL)

OAKLAND RAIDERS
Strength: 73.96% Completion Percentage (Ranked #1 in the NFL)
Weakness: 68.42% Redzone TD Percentage Allowed (Ranked #31 in the NFL)

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS
Strength: 48.86% 3rd Down Conversions (Ranked #3 in the NFL)
Weakness: 74.59% Opponent Completion Percentage (Ranked #32 in the NFL)

DENVER BRONCOS
Strength: 38.10% Redzone TD Percentage Allowed (Ranked #3 in the NFL)
Weakness: 16.0 Points Per Game (Ranked #29 in the NFL)


BALTIMORE RAVENS
Strength: 5.5 Yards Per Rush (Ranked #1 in the NFL)
Weakness: 6.1 Yards Per Play Allowed (Ranked #28 in the NFL)

CLEVELAND BROWNS
Strength: 5.3 Yards Per Rush (Ranked #2 in the NFL)
Weakness: 56.22% Completion Percentage (Ranked #31 in the NFL)

PITTSBURGH STEELERS
Strength: 2.56% Quarterback Sacked Percentage (Ranked #1 in the NFL)
Weakness: 40.0% Redzone TD Percentage (Ranked #28 in the NFL)

CINCINNATI BENGALS
Strength: 40.74% Redzone TD Percentage Allowed (Ranked #4 in the NFL)
Weakness: 5.2 Yards Per Rush Allowed (Ranked #32 in the NFL)


INDIANAPOLIS COLTS
Strength: 3.27% Quarterback Sacked Percentage (Ranked #2 in the NFL)
Weakness: 6.2 Yards Per Play Allowed (Ranked #29 in the NFL)

HOUSTON TEXANS
Strength: 84.3 Rush Yards Per Game Allowed (Ranked #3 in the NFL)
Weakness: 68.18% Redzone TD Percentage Allowed (Ranked #30 in the NFL)

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS
Strength: 5.1 Yards Per Rush (#3 in the NFL)
Weakness: 33.33% Redzone TD Percentage (Ranked #32 in the NFL)

TENNESSEE TITANS
Strength: 31.03% 3rd Down Conversion Percentage Allowed (Ranked #4 in the NFL)
Weakness: 13.14% Quarterback Sacked Percentage (Ranked #32 in the NFL)

NFC

DALLAS COWBOYS
Strength: 6.7 Yards Per Play (Ranked #1 in the NFL)
Weakness: 76.4 Penalty Yards Per Game (Ranked #31 in the NFL)

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES
Strength: 48.35% 3rd Down Conversion Percentage (Ranked #5 in the NFL)
Weakness: 60.98% Completion Percentage (Ranked #27 in the NFL)

NEW YORK GIANTS
Strength: 4.9 Yards Per Carry (Ranked #6 in the NFL)
Weakness: 2.6 Giveaways Per Game (Ranked #32 in the NFL)

WASHINGTON REDSKINS
Strength: 3.36% Opposing QB Interception Percentage (Ranked 5th in the NFL)
Weakness: 24.66% 3rd Down Conversion Percentage (Ranked #31 in the NFL)


SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS
Strength: 133.5 Pass Yards Per Game Allowed (Ranked #1 in the NFL)
Weakness: 38.46% Redzone TD Percentage (Ranked 29th in the NFL)

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS
Strength: 8.1 Yards Per Pass (Ranked #4 in the NFL)
Weakness: 4.9 Yards Per Rush Allowed (Ranked #29 in the NFL)

LOS ANGELES RAMS
Strength: 3.4 Yards Per Rush Allowed (Ranked #3 in the NFL)
Weakness: 97.1 Rush Yards Per Game (Ranked #23 in the NFL)

ARIZONA CARDINALS
Strength: 0.6 Giveaways Per Game (Ranked #1 in the NFL)
Weakness: 0.41% Opposing QB Interception Percentage (Ranked #32 in the NFL)


GREEN BAY PACKERS
Strength: 65.38% Redzone TD Percentage (Ranked #4 in the NFL)
Weakness: 4.9 Yards Per Rush Allowed (Ranked #26 in the NFL)

MINNESOTA VIKINGS
Strength: 70.83% Redzone TD Percentage (Ranked #1 in the NFL)
Weakness: 73.7 Penalty Yards Per game (Ranked #29 in the NFL)

DETROIT LIONS
Strength: 58.51% Opponent Completion Percentage (Ranked #3 in the NFL)
Weakness: 428.7 Yards Per Game Allowed (Ranked #31 in the NFL)

CHICAGO BEARS
Strength: 4.9 Yards Per Play Allowed (Ranked #4 in the NFL)
Weakness: 5.3 Yards Per Pass (Ranked #31 in the NFL)


NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
Strength: 0.7 Giveaways Per Game (Ranked #2 in the NFL)
Weakness: 1.20% Opposing QB Interception Percentage (Ranked #27 in the NFL)

CAROLINA PANTHERS
Strength: 5.2 Penalties Per Game (Ranked #1 in the NFL)
Weakness: 61.32% Completion Percentage (Ranked #26 in the NFL)

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
Strength: 2.9 Yards Per Rush Allowed (Ranked #1 in the NFL)
Weakness: 304.5 Pass Yards Per Game Allowed (Ranked #32 in the NFL)

ATLANTA FALCONS
Strength: 299.0 Passing Yards Per Game (Ranked #2 in the NFL)
Weakness: 54.95% 3rd Down Conversion Percentage Allowed (Ranked #32 in the NFL)

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