In this weekly article, Pro Football Spotlight will bring you the statistical analysis of the most recent Chiefs game. PFS will take a look at where the Chiefs chose to run the ball, and what players were called on to work certain parts of the field. For example: Did you know that Kyle Orton had a 104.1 quarterback rating against the Packers?
Let’s take a look at those stats…
If you want a more in-depth analysis on where the team was 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 Chiefs rush the ball?
|Left End.||Left Tackle||Left Guard||Up the Middle||Right Guard||Right Tackle||Right End|
- The Chiefs ran the ball 17 times to the center of the formation…but they only averaged 2.5 yards, per attempt, in that area.
- The Packers appeared to be vulnerable to the Chiefs bouncing the play outside. Kansas City had an 8.5 yard average around the left end.
- Dexter McCluster had 3 carries to the left side of the formation and only 1 carry to the right (for negative yards).
- Kansas City ended the day with a 3.6 yard average.
Where did the Chiefs throw the ball?
| 2011 Target By Zone Chart
||–||–|| T.Jones 1/1-27
| J.Baldwin 2/0-0
| D.McCluster 1/1-3
**Graph shows the number of times a player was targeted in a specific area and the total yards receiving in that area.
- The Chiefs only threw the ball deep one time in the first half. Copper was targeted in the deep left zone in the first quarter.
- Kyle Orton appeared to be a breath of fresh air for the Chiefs as he goes 23 for 31 for 299 yards. Orton opens it up in the second half by targeting 5 receivers in deep zones.
- Dwayne Bowe has 4 targets in the short right zone and Breaston leads the Chiefs with targets in the short left zone, with 3.
- The Chiefs pick up 124 yards in the short left zone against the Packers.
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