Where Do The Colts Rank? Week 16 (2018)

Take a weekly look at where the standout Indianapolis Colts units and individual players rank among their AFC and NFL peers heading into Week 16 of the 2018 season.

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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 16 of the 2018 season:

Colts Team

- Eighth in the AFC in turnover margin (+2)

- Eighth in the NFL in points per game (26.6)

- Seventh in the NFL in point differential per game (5.1)

- Seventh in the NFL in yardage differential per game (40.0)

- Second in the NFL in opponent penalties called (134)

- Second in the NFL in opponent penalties accepted (116)

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Colts Offense

- Eighth in the NFL and fifth in the AFC in total offense (381.5 yards per game)

- Seventh in the NFL and fourth in the AFC in passing offense (273.6 yards per game)

- Sixth in the NFL and fIfth in the AFC in red zone percentage (67.9)

- Fourth in the NFL in inside-the-30 percentage (60.0)

- Eighth in the NFL in goal-to-go percentage (79.17)

- Eighth in the NFL and fifth in the AFC in first downs (320)

- Eighth in the NFL in first downs per game (18.2)

- Fifth in the AFC in yards-per-play on first down (6.09)

- First in the NFL in sacks percentage per pass attempt (2.85)

- Tied for first in the NFL in fewest sacks allowed (16)

- First in the NFL in most games with zero sacks allowed (6)

- First in the NFL in third-down percentage (48.42)

- Second in the NFL in third-down conversions (92)

- Tied for seventh in the NFL in offensive touchdowns (44)

- Tied for seventh in the NFL in games of 400-plus yards of total offense (6)

- Fifth in the NFL in total points on first offensive possession (42)

- Seventh in the NFL in scoring efficiency (40.6)

- Tied for sixth in the NFL in scoring drives (65)

- Ninth in the NFL in points of takeaways (67)

- Tied for fifth in the NFL in 10-play drives (28)

- Tied for fourth in the NFL in successful two-point conversions (4)

- Tied for fifth in the NFL in two-point conversion success rate (.800)

- First in the NFL in touchdown receptions by tight ends (19)

- Third in the NFL in receptions by tight ends (99)

Quarterback Andrew Luck

- Second in the NFL and the AFC in passing attempts (557)

- Fourth in the NFL and second in the AFC in completions (375)

- Fifth in the AFC in completion percentage (67.3)

- Tied for seventh in the NFL and tied for fourth in the AFC in passing yards (3,951)

- Second in the NFL and the AFC in passing touchdowns (34)

- Seventh in the NFL and fourth in the AFC in touchdown percentage (6.1)

- 11th in the NFL and fifth in the AFC in quarterback rating (98.4)

- Fifth in the NFL and second in the AFC in fourth-quarter passer rating (109.9)

- Seventh in the AFC in third-down passer rating (92.7)

- Fifth in the NFL in first-down throws (202)

Tight end Eric Ebron

- Tied for second in the NFL and first among tight ends in touchdown receptions (12)

- First among NFL tight ends in total touchdowns (13)

- Fifth among NFL tight ends in receiving yards (662)

- Sixth among NFL tight ends in receptions (59)

- Tied for seventh in the NFL, tied for fourth in the AFC and first among tight ends in scoring by nonkickers (78)

- Tied for seventh in the AFC and second among tight ends in third-down receptions (20)

- Tied for second in the NFL and tied for first among tight ends in games with multiple touchdown receptions (3)

Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton

- 11th in the AFC in receptions (67)

- Seventh in the AFC in receiving yards (1,071)

- Tied for 10th in the NFL and fourth in the AFC in third-down receptions (22)

- Tied for fifth in the NFL in games with multiple touchdown receptions (2)

Running back Marlon Mack

- 10th in the AFC in rushing yards (755)

Running back Nyheim Hines

- Tied for second among NFL rookies in receptions (56)

- Eighth among NFL rookies in scrimmage yards (667)

Running back Jordan Wilkins

- Sixth in the NFL in highest rushing average (5.58; minimum 50 carries)

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Colts Defense

- 10th in the NFL and seventh in the AFC in total defense (341.5 yards allowed per game)

- Eighth in the NFL and fourth in the AFC in rushing defense (103.6 yards allowed per game)

- Sixth in the NFL in yards-per-rush allowed (3.92)

- Seventh in the AFC in passing defense (237.9 yards allowed per game)

- Ninth in the NFL and fourth in the AFC in red zone percentage allowed (51.3)

- Fifth in the NFL in inside-the-30 percentage allowed (41.2)

- Eighth in the AFC in first downs allowed (282)

- Fifth in the NFL and third in the AFC in yards-per-play on first down allowed (5.20)

- Tied for eighth in the NFL in fourth down percentage allowed (50.00)

- Fifth in the NFL in opponent negative rushing plays (56)

- Fifth in the NFL in opponent negative plays (98)

- Second in the NFL in tackles for loss (84.0)

- First in the NFL in most players with at least 12.0 tackles for loss (4)

- Tied for first in the NFL in fewest 100-yard rushers allowed (0)

- Tied for third in the NFL in most players with at least 5.5 sacks (3)

- Eighth in the NFL in takeaways (23)

- Tied for second in the NFL in fumble recoveries (11)

- Seventh in the NFL in forced fumbles (15)

- Tied for sixth in the NFL in fewest plays of 20-plus yards allowed (45)

Linebacker Darius Leonard

- First in the NFL in total tackles (146)

- First in the NFL in solo tackles (99)

- Tied for first in the NFL in 10-plus tackle games (7)

- Second among NFL rookies in sacks (7)

- Tied for fourth in the NFL and first among rookies in forced fumbles (4)

- Tied for fourth in the NFL, tied for third in the AFC and tied for first among rookies in defensive fumble recoveries (4)

Defensive end Kemoko Turay

- Tied for sixth among NFL rookies in sacks (4.0)

- Tied for third among NFL rookies in quarterback hits (12)

Defensive tackle Margus Hunt

- 11th in the NFL in tackles per loss per game (1.00)

Defensive tackle/end Denico Autry

- Ninth in the AFC and third among NFL interior defensive linemen in sacks (9.0)

- Seventh in the NFL in tackles per loss per game (1.2)

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Colts Special Teams

- Seventh in the AFC in average starting field position allowed (25.1)

- 10th in the NFL in punt return average (10.2)

- Second in the NFL in punt return average allowed (4.6)

- Ninth in the NFL in kickoff return average allowed (21.5)

Punter Rigoberto Sanchez

- Sixth in the NFL and first in the AFC in net average punting (42.2)

- Eighth in the NFL and third in the AFC in punting average (46.0)

- Tied for fifth in the NFL and tied for second in the AFC in touchbacks on kickoffs (53)

Kicker Adam Vinatieri

- Sixth in the AFC in scoring by kickers (100)

Wide receiver Chester Rogers

- Ninth in the NFL and sixth in the AFC in punt return average (10.6)

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