Where Do The Colts Rank? Week 11 (2019)

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INDIANAPOLIS — Here’s your weekly look at where the standout Indianapolis Colts units and individual players rank among their AFC and NFL peers heading into Week 12 of the 2019 season:

Colts Team

— Second in the NFL in fewest penalties committed (56)

— Third in the NFL in fewest penalty yards (481)

— Second in the NFL in opening coin tosses won (8)

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Colts Offense

— Fourth in the NFL and second in the AFC in rushing yards (141.1 per game)

— 10th in the NFL in rushing yards per play (4.55)

— Seventh in the NFL in first downs per game (22.5)

— Seventh in the NFL in fourth-down conversion percentage (66.67)

— Tied for first in the NFL in fourth downs converted (10)

— Fifth in the NFL in 3rd-and-10-plus conversion rate (26.3)

— Fifth in the NFL in 3rd-and-short [less than four yards] conversion rate (70.0)

— Eighth in the NFL in red zone touchdown scoring percentage (63.16)

— Tied for fourth in the NFL in red zone touchdowns (24)

— Sixth in the NFL in average time of possession (31:09)

— Tied for ninth in the NFL in fewest sacks allowed (20)

— Tied for third in the NFL in touchdowns off 10-play drives (11)

— Tied for sixth in the NFL in 10-play drives (20)

— Third in the NFL in average number of plays on scoring drives (8.95)

— Tied for second in the NFL in players recording three or more receiving touchdowns (4)

Quarterback Jacoby Brissett

— Sixth in the AFC in completion percentage (64.6)

— Tied for fourth in the AFC in touchdown passes (15)

— Sixth in the NFL and third in the AFC in touchdown percentage (5.8)

— Tied for eighth in the NFL and tied for third in the AFC in fewest interceptions (4)

— Fifth in the AFC in interception percentage (1.5)

— Fifth in the AFC in passer rating (97.5)

— Seventh in the AFC in third-down passer rating (90.6)

— Tied for first in the NFL in third-and-one rushing conversion percentage (100)

— Tied for second in the NFL in red zone passing touchdowns (14)

— Tied for fourth in the NFL in passing touchdowns within the 10-yard line (10)

— Sixth in the NFL among qualified players in PFF undesigned QB scrambles (22)

— Eighth in the NFL among qualified players in PFF adjusted completion percentage (77.4)

— Fourth in the NFL among qualified players in PFF play action completion percentage difference (9.6)

— Sixth in the AFC in percentage of first downs per passing attempt (35.0)

Running back Marlon Mack

— Fifth in the NFL and third in the AFC in rushing yards (862)

— Sixth in the NFL and second in the AFC in carries (192)

— Sixth in the AFC in yards from scrimmage (938)

— Tied for seventh in the NFL and tied for second in the AFC in first downs (53)

— Second in the NFL in rushing first downs (52)

— Seventh in the NFL and fifth in the AFC in first down rushing percentage (27.1)

— Tied for fifth in the NFL in 10-plus-yard runs (23)

— Sixth in the NFL among qualified running backs in PFF offensive grade (73.1)

— Sixth in the NFL among qualified running backs in PFF rushing grade (77.0)

— First in the NFL among qualified running backs in PFF fumbling grade (90.7)

— Tied for first in the NFL in fewest fumbles among running backs (0)

— Tied for firs tin the NFL in fewest penalties among running backs (0)

Running back Nyheim Hines

— Eighth among qualified NFL running backs in Pro Football Focus receiving grade (75.2)

— Ninth among qualified NFL running backs in yards per reception (8.2)

— Tied for 10th among qualified NFL running backs in yards after catch per reception (7.9)

Running back Jordan Wilkins

— Sixth in the NFL and second among running backs in rushing average [minimum 20 rushing attempts] (6.1)

Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton

— 12th in the NFL in consecutive active games with a reception (68)

— Tied for fourth in the NFL in red zone receiving touchdowns (5)

— Tied for second in the NFL in receiving touchdowns within the 10-yard line (4)

— Tied for first in the NFL in receptions within the 10-yard line (5)

Wide receiver Zach Pascal

— Ninth in the AFC in yards per reception (15.83)

— Third in the NFL among qualified players in PFF slot percentage of targets caught (90.9)

— Tied for first in the NFL in safeties forced (1)

Tight end Jack Doyle

— 11th in the NFL in catch percentage among active players with at least 200 receptions since 2013 (76.4)

— Sixth in the AFC in percentage of first downs per passing target (47.4)

Tight end Eric Ebron

— First in the NFL in touchdowns among tight ends since 2018 (17)

— Tied for 10th in the NFL in touchdowns among all players since 2018 (17)

— Tied for second in the NFL in receiving touchdowns among all players since 2018 (16)

— Fourth in the NFL in consecutive regular season games played among active tight ends (51)

Tackle Anthony Castonzo

— Tied for seventh in the NFL among qualified offensive linemen in fewest penalties committed (1)

— 10th in the NFL among qualified offensive linemen and fifth among tackles in PFF pass blocking grade (82.4)

— 10th in the NFL among qualified offensive linemen and seventh among tackles in PFF run blocking grade (73.5)

— Tied for eighth among qualified NFL tackles in fewest quarterback hits allowed (2)

— Tied for seventh in the NFL among qualified offensive linemen and first among tackles in fewest penalties committed (1)

Guard Quenton Nelson

— Second in the NFL among qualified offensive linemen and second among guards in PFF offensive grade (90.8)

— Seventh in the NFL among qualified guards in PFF pass blocking grade (79.3)

— Third in the NFL among qualified offensive linemen and second among guards in PFF run blocking grade (90.2)

— Tied for first in the NFL in fewest sacks allowed (0)

— Tied for eighth in the NFL among qualified offensive linemen and tied for third among guards in fewest quarterback hits allowed (1)

— 10th in the NFL among qualified guards in fewest pressures allowed (15)

— Tied for seventh in the NFL among qualified offensive linemen and fourth among guards in fewest penalties committed (1)

Center Ryan Kelly

— Fourth in the NFL among qualified centers in PFF offensive grade (69.5)

— Fourth in the NFL among qualified centers in PFF run blocking grade (69.5)

— Sixth in the NFL among qualified centers in fewest sacks allowed (1)

— Tied for 10th in the NFL among qualified centers in fewest hurries allowed (10)

Tackle Braden Smith

— Seventh in the NFL among qualified offensive linemen and fifth among tackles in PFF run blocking grade (79.2)

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Colts Defense

— Fifth in the AFC in total defense (325.6 yards allowed per game)

— Ninth in the NFL and third in the AFC in rush defense (96.8 yards allowed per game)

— Ninth in the NFL in first downs per game allowed (19.4)

— Tied for seventh in the NFL in fourth-down conversion percentage allowed (36.36)

— 10th in the NFL in red zone touchdown scoring percentage allowed (51.72)

— Second in the NFL in goal-to-go touchdown scoring percentage allowed (52.63)

— Second in the NFL in active consecutive games not allowing a 100-yard rusher (28)

Defensive tackle Grover Stewart

— Tied for fourth in the NFL among qualified interior defensive linemen in fewest missed tackles (1)

Defensive tackle/end Denico Autry

— Tied for seventh in the NFL among qualified interior defensive linemen in quarterback hits (6)

— Tied for ninth in the NFL among all qualified players and fifth in among interior defensive linemen in batted passes (2)

Defensive end Justin Houston

— Tied for fourth in the AFC in sacks (8.0)

— Tied for seventh in the AFC in fumble recoveries (2)

— Tied for eighth in the NFL and tied for fourth in the AFC in defensive fumble recoveries (2)

— Tied for second in multi-sack games since 2011 (19)

— First in the NFL in consecutive active games with at least 1.0 sack (6)

— Tied for sixth in the NFL among qualified edge defenders in PFF overall defensive grade (88.8)

— Eighth in the NFL among qualified edge defenders in PFF pass rushing grade (88.8)

— Tied for third in the NFL among qualified edge defenders in fewest missed tackles (2)

— Eighth in the NFL among qualified edge defenders in PFF tackling efficiency (11.5

Defensive end Ben Banogu

— Tied for sixth among NFL rookies in forced fumbles (1)

Linebacker Darius Leonard

— Third in the NFL in total tackles since 2018 (228)

— Tied for second in the NFL in 10-tackle games since 2018 (11)

— Tied for ninth in the NFL among qualified players and tied for second among linebackers in batted passes (2)

— Tied for seventh in the NFL among qualified linebackers in PFF pass rush grade (76.5)

— Tied for second in the NFL among qualified linebackers in sacks created (3)

— Tied for fifth in the NFL among qualified linebackers in fewest missed tackles (4)

— Ninth in the NFL among qualified linebackers in PFF tackling efficiency (16.0)

Linebacker Anthony Walker

— Tied for sixth in the NFL in most single-game tackles in 2019 (15; Week 3 vs. Atlanta)

— Tied for 10th in the NFL among qualified linebackers in PFF stops (31)

Linebacker Bobby Okereke

— Tied for second among NFL rookies in fumble recoveries (1)

Cornerback Kenny Moore II

— Third in the NFL in sacks among cornerbacks since 2018 (3.5)

— First in the NFL among qualified cornerbacks in PFF run defense grade (84.7)

— Seventh in the NFL among qualified cornerbacks in quarterback pressures (5)

— Tied for third in the NFL among qualified cornerbacks in sacks created (2)

— Tied for second in the NFL among qualified cornerbacks in quarterback hurries (3)

— Eighth in the NFL among qualified cornerbacks in tackles (44)

— First in the NFL among qualified cornerbacks in PFF stops (26)

— Second in the NFL among qualified cornerbacks in PFF run stop percentage (7.2)

— Third in the NFL among qualified cornerbacks in PFF pass rushing productivity (13.0)

Cornerback Rock Ya-SIn

— Tied for eighth among NFL rookies in total tackles (40)

— Tied for sixth among NFL rookies in solo tackles (35)

— Seventh in the NFL among qualified cornerbacks in PFF tackling grade (80.3)

— 10th in the NFL among qualified cornerbacks in PFF pass rush grade (78.5)

— Tied for seventh in the NFL among qualified cornerbacks in fewest missed tackles (2)

— 10th in the NFL among qualified cornerbacks in PFF run stop percentage (2.9)

— Eighth in the NFL among qualified cornerbacks in PFF tackling efficiency (21.0)

Cornerback Marvell Tell III

— Tied for sixth among NFL rookies in forced fumbles (1)

Safety Malik Hooker

— Tied for seventh in the NFL among qualified NFL safeties in PFF coverage snaps per reception (58.3)

Safety Khari Willis

— Tied for sixth among NFL rookies in total tackles (44)

— Tied for sixth among NFL rookies in solo tackles (35)

— Tied for ninth in the NFL among qualified safeties in quarterback hurries (4)

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Colts Special Teams

— Fifth in the NFL in punt return average (9.1)

— Sixth in the NFL in punt return average allowed (5.1)

Punter Rigoberto Sanchez

— Ninth in the NFL and third in the AFC in touchbacks on kickoffs (37)

— Seventh in the AFC in net average punting (41.7)

— Seventh in the NFL among qualified punters in PFF punting grade (73.8)

— 10th in the NFL among qualified players in PFF kickoff grade (74.6)

Kicker Adam Vinatieri

— Tied for seventh in the AFC in scoring by kickers (63)

— Longest made field goal in the AFC this season (55 yards; Week 8 vs. Denver)

Wide receiver Chester Rogers

— Third in the NFL and first in the AFC in punt return average (9.8)

Wide receiver Zach Pascal

— Sixth in the NFL among qualified players in PFF return grade (69.4)

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