Where Do The Colts Rank? Week 17 (2018)

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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 17 of the 2018 season:

Colts Team

- Tied for seventh in the AFC in turnover differential (+1)

- Ninth in the NFL in point differential per game (4.0)

- Tied for sixth in the NFL in yardage differential per game (38.0)

- Second in the NFL in opponent penalties called (143)

- Second in the NFL in opponent penalties accepted (122)

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Colts Offense

- Seventh in the NFL and fourth in the AFC in total offense (382.9 yards per game)

- Sixth in the NFL and third in the AFC in passing offense (278.9 yards per game)

- Seventh in the NFL in points per game (26.7)

- 11th in the NFL in yards per play (5.75)

- First in the NFL in fewest sacks allowed (17)

- First in the NFL in sack percentage (2.79)

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

- First in the NFL in third down percentage (49.25)

- Second in the NFL in third down conversions (99)

- Third in the AFC in first downs (347)

- Sixth in the NFL in first downs per game (23.1)

- 11th in the NFL and fifth in the AFC in first down average yardage (6.06)

- Sixth in the NFL In third down conversions (37)

- Fourth in the NFL in inside-the-30 percentage (61.3)

- Fourth in the NFL in red zone percentage (70.2)

- Fifth in the NFL in goal-to-go percentage (82.14)

- Tied for sixth in the NFL in touchdowns (48)

- Tied for sixth in the NFL in games of 400 yards of total offense (7)

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

- Sixth in the NFL in most points on first offensive possession of the second half (46)

- 10th in the NFL in points off turnovers (67)

- Eighth in the NFL in scoring efficiency (40.6)

-Tied for sixth in the NFL in scoring drives (69)

- Tied for sixth in the NFL in 10-plus-play drives (29)

- Tied for fourth in the NFL in 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 (102)

Quarterback Andrew Luck

- Second in the NFL in passing attempts (604)

- Second in the NFL in completions (406)

- 11th in the NFL and fifth in the AFC in completion percentage (67.2)

- Sixth in the NFL and third in the AFC in passing yards (4,308)

- Second in the NFL in passing touchdowns (36)

- Seventh in the NFL and fourth in the AFC in touchdown percentage (6.0)

- 12th in the NFL and fifth in the AFC in passer rating (98.0)

- 11th in the NFL and fourth in the AFC in third-down passer rating (94.4)

- Sixth in the NFL and third in the AFC in fourth-quarter passer rating (109.1)

- Tied for third in the NFL in first-down throws (221)

- First in the NFL in completions in fourth quarter and overtime (132)

- Third in the NFL in passing yards in fourth quarter and overtime (1,326)

- Fourth in the NFL in completion percentage in fourth quarter and overtime (71.1)

- Tied for first in the NFL in passing touchdowns in fourth quarter and overtime (12)

Tight end Eric Ebron

- Third in the NFL and first among tight ends in touchdown receptions (12)

- Tied for 11th in the AFC and third among NFL tight ends in third-down receptions (20)

- Fifth among NFL tight ends in receiving yards (690)

- Sixth among NFL tight ends in receptions (62)

- Tied for ninth in the NFL, fifth in the AFC and first among tight ends in scoring by nonkickers (78)

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

- Tied for third among NFL tight ends in red zone receptions (9)

- Tied for first among NFL tight ends in red zone touchdown receptions (9)

Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton

- Tied for 11th in the NFL and tied for fourth in the AFC in third-down receptions (23)

- 12th in the NFL and sixth in the AFC in receiving yards (1,209)

- 10th in the AFC in receptions (74)

- 10th in the AFC in yards from scrimmage (1,209)

- Tied for sixth in the NFL in games of multiple touchdown receptions (2)

Running back Marlon Mack

- 10th in the AFC in rushing yards (789)

Running back Nyheim Hines

- Fifth among NFL rookies in first downs (44)

- Second among NFL rookies in receptions (60)

- Eighth among NFL rookies in scrimmage yards (710)

Running back Jordan Wilkins

- Seventh in the NFL and first among running backs in highest rushing average (5.58; minimum 50 rushing attempts)

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Colts Defense

- 11th in the NFL and seventh in the AFC in total defense (344.9 yards allowed per game)

- Eighth in the NFL and fourth in the AFC in rushing defense (102.2 yards allowed per game)

- Sixth in the NFL in rushing yards allowed per attempt (3.84)

- Eighth in the AFC in passing defense (242.7 yards allowed per game)

- 11th in the NFL in yards allowed per play (5.75)

- Fifth in the NFL and third in the AFC in first down average yardage allowed (5.15)

- Tied for seventh in the NFL in inside-the-30 percentage allowed (42.9)

- 11th in the NFL and fifth in the AFC in red zone percentage allowed (53.5)

- Tied for eighth in the NFL in fourth down percentage allowed (50.0)

- 11th in the NFL in red zone percentage allowed (53.49)

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

- Fifth in the NFL in most opponent negative rushing plays (63)

- Sixth in the NFL in most opponent negative plays (105)

- Second in the NFL in tackles for loss (90.0)

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

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

- Tied for seventh in the NFL in fumble recoveries (10)

- Tied for eighth in the NFL in forced fumbles (15)

- Eighth in the NFL in fewest 20-plus-yard plays allowed (50)

Linebacker Darius Leonard

- First in the NFL in total tackles (155)

- First in the NFL in solo tackles (107)

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

- Second among NFL rookies in sacks (7.0)

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

- Tied for fifth in the NFL, tied for fourth in the AFC and tied for first among rookies in fumble recoveries (2)

Defensive end Kemoko Turay

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

- Tied for third among NFL rookies in quarterback hits (13

Defensive tackle/end Denico Autry

- Tied for ninth in the AFC and third among NFL interior defensive linemen in sacks (9.0)

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Colts Special Teams

- Seventh in the AFC in average starting position allowed (24.9)

- Second in the NFL in punt return average allowed (4.4)

- Seventh in the NFL in kickoff return average allowed (21.2)

Punter Rigoberto Sanchez

- Fifth in the NFL and first in the AFC in net average punting (42.5)

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

- Fifth in the NFL and third in the AFC in touchbacks on kickoffs (57)

Kicker Adam Vinatieri

- Sixth in the AFC in scoring by kickers (104)

Wide receiver Chester Rogers

- 10th in the NFL and seventh in the AFC in punt return average (9.8)

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