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 only threw the ball deep 2 times in the first half, against the Raiders?
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|
- Again, the Chiefs run at the center of their formation more than any other area.
- Dexter McCluster gets all his carries toward the right side of the formation.
- The Chiefs get their best production off the left tackle area. They end up getting 7.6 yards per attempt.
Where did the Chiefs throw the ball?
| 2011 Target By Zone Chart
||–|| D.McCluster 2/2-15
| T.Copper 1/1-7
||–||–|| T.Copper 1/1-11
| L.McClain 1/0-0
**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 2 times in the 1st half…both incomplete.
- Kansas City completes two pass in the deep zones for the entire game.
- Dexter McCluster becomes active in the game against the Raiders. He is targeted 4 times in the short left zone and 2 times in the short right area.
- Kyle Orton’s two interceptions come in the middle of the field. One in the deep middle and one in the short middle.
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