The Denver Broncos get a big win ove the Jets on Thursday Night Football, 17-13. The Broncos improve to 5-5 on the season, while the Jets drop to 5-5.
In this weekly article, Pro Football Spotlight will bring you the statistical analysis of the recent Broncos game. PFS will take a look at where the Broncos chose to run ball and what players were called on to work certain parts of the field. For example: Did you know that the Broncos ran the ball at the center of their formation 14 times?
Let’s take a look at those blocking grades…
Below, you can find the top contributors to the Broncos game.
If you want a more in-depth analysis on where the Broncos were running…then check out the chart, below. In the chart, you will find the number of attempts toward each offensive line position, average yards, per area, and which players were used to attack those areas.
Where did the Broncos rush the ball?
|Left End.||Left Tackle||Left Guard||Up the Middle||Right Guard||Right Tackle||Right End|
|W.McGahee||3-9||1-0||2 -4||3-3||3 -7|
|T.Tebow||1-20||1-4||3-13||1 -7||1 -15||1-9|
- The Broncos really attacked the middle of the formation against the Jets. Part of that was due to the success of New York at setting the edge of the formation, from a defensive perspective, and forcing the play back inside.
- The Broncos get some good yards over the right guard and tackle areas, 5.0 yards per attempt.
Broncos Passing Game
| 2011 Target By Zone Chart
||–||L.Ball: 1-7||–||J.Johnson: 1-8|
**Graph shows the number of times a player was targeted in a specific area and the total yards receiving in that area.
- The Broncos really didn’t pass the ball much. But you can see in the chart, above, which zones and players they were targeting.
- It appears that Tebow liked going to the left in the game against the Jets. He had 9 targets in the short left zone and 3 in the deep left area.