Wild Card Weekend Breakdown by the Numbers

With an exciting and thrilling Wild Card weekend in the history books, we found out that the Seahawks belong, Rex Ryan got his revenge, the Packers are dangerous and perhaps nobodys’ better on the road in the playoffs than the Ravens.

Let’s dive a little deeper in last weekend’s playoffs games and go inside the numbers:

0 – number of touchdowns thrown by New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez and Kansas City Chiefs QB Matt Cassel; catches for Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe

1 – Third downs converted by the Chiefs against the Baltimore Ravens

3 – consecutive seasons the Ravens have won a road playoff game

4 – teams Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (131 rushing yards) outrushed by himself (Colts, Chiefs, Eagles and Saints); combined catches for WR’s Dwayne Bowe (Chiefs), Reggie Wayne (Colts), DeSean Jackson (Eagles) and Greg Jennings (Packers)

5 – turnovers committed by the Chiefs;  consecutive home playoff wins by Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck

6 – number of Saints’ players who had at least four catches against Seahawks

7 – consecutive home playoff losses by Chiefs

9 – completions by Matt Cassel

10 – receptions by Ravens tight end Todd Heap (Chiefs only had nine catches the entire game)

15 – yards rushing from Green  Bay Packers other than RB James Starks

19 – first downs passing by Baltimore Ravens

20.4 – Matt Cassel’s QB rating in Sunday’s loss against Ravens, his second-worst QB rating of season.

27 – consecutive points scored by the Ravens after trailing 7-3 at end of 1st quarter

36 – wins by Ravens QB Joe Flacco in his first 3 seasons in NFL, tying mark held by former Miami Dolphins QB Dan Marino

46 – average number of points scored per game in Wild Card Round

56 –  combined receiving yards by Dwayne Bowe, Reggie Wayne, DeSean Jackson and Greg Jennings

112 –  receiving yards by Indianapolis Colts WR Pierre Garcon

122.5 – QB rating by Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, highest QB rating of Wild Card Round

123 – rushing yards by Packers rookie RB James Starks

169 – total yards rushing by Jets in win against Colts

263 – total receiving yards by Colts WR Pierre Garcon in consecutive playoff games against Jets

676 – combined passing yards by New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees and Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck


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