Where Do The Colts Rank? Week 8 (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 9 of the 2019 season:

Colts Team

— Fourth in the NFL in fewest penalties (43)

— Third in the NFL in fewest yards penalized (347)

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Colts Offense

— Sixth in the AFC In rushing yards (128.4 per game)

— Fifth in the NFL in interception percentage (1.29)

— Tied for fourth in the NFL in fewest sacks allowed (11)

— Ninth in the NFL in sack percentage (4.74)

— Fifth in the NFL in first downs per game (23.0)

— 10th in the NFL in third-down conversion percentage (45.16)

— Tied for sixth in the NFL in 3rd-and-10-plus conversion percentage (25.0)

— Third in the NFL in 3rd-and-short [less than four yards] conversion percentage (76.7)

— First in the NFL in fourth-down conversion percentage (87.5)

— Tied for second in the NFL in fourth downs converted (7)

— Tied for third in the NFL in red zone touchdown percentage (66.67)

— Tied for eighth in the NFL in red zone touchdowns (16)

— Sixth in the NFL in goal-to-go touchdown percentage (83.33)

— Tied for ninth in the NFL in average time of possession (31:13)

— Tied for first in the NFL in touchdowns off 10-play drives (9)

— Tied for seventh in the NFL in 10-play drives (15)

— First in the NFL in average number of plays on scoring drives (9.38)

— Third in the NFL in average number of yards on scoring drives (66.1)

— Tied for third in the NFL in players with three or more receiving touchdowns (3)

Quarterback Jacoby Brissett

— Eighth in the AFC in passing attempts (231)

— Seventh in the AFC in completion percentage (64.5)

— Tied for seventh in the NFL and third in the AFC in passing touchdowns (14)

— Fifth in the NFL and third in the AFC in touchdown percentage (5.0)

— Tied for seventh in the NFL and tied for fourth in the AFC in fewest interceptions (3)

— Eighth in the NFL and fifth in the AFC in interception percentage (1.3)

— Ninth in the NFL and fourth in the AFC in quarterback rating (99.3)

— Fifth in the AFC in third-down passer rating (96.4)

— Second in the NFL in red zone passing touchdowns (13)

— Second in the NFL in passing touchdowns within the 10-yard line (9)

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

— Sixth in the AFC in percentage of first downs per passing attempt (34.6)

Running back Marlon Mack

— Eighth in the NFL and fourth in the AFC in rushing yards (590)

— Seventh in the AFC in yards from scrimmage (658)

— Fourth in the AFC in first downs (37)

— Third in the NFL and first in the AFC in rushing first downs (36)

— Seventh in the AFC in big-play rushes [more than 10 yards] (14)

— Tied for ninth in the NFL and tied for seventh in the AFC in first down rushing percentage (26.1)

— Ninth in the NFL in Pro Football Focus breakaway percentage (30.2)

Running back Nyheim Hines

— Tied for seventh in the NFL and third in the AFC in pass catch percentage (84.6)

Running back Jordan Wilkins

— Fourth in the NFL in highest rushing average [minimum 20 attempts] (6.0)

Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton

— Tied for eighth in the AFC in scoring by non-kickers (30)

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

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

— Tied for fourth in the NFL and AFC in red zone receptions (7)

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

— 11th in the NFL in consecutive active games with a reception (68)

Wide receiver Zach Pascal

— Tied for sixth in the NFL and tied for fourth in the AFC in yards per catch (17.5)

— Tied for ninth in the NFL and tied for fifth in the AFC in first down reception percentage (78.6)

Tight end Jack Doyle

— Ninth in the NFL in highest catch percentage among active players since 2013 (76.5)

Tight end Eric Ebron

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

— Tied for eighth in the NFL in touchdowns since 2018 (17)

— Tied for first in the NFL in receiving touchdowns since 2018 (16)

— Tied for fourth in the NFL in consecutive regular season games played among active tight ends (48)

Tackle Anthony Castonzo

— Fifth among NFL offensive linemen in Pro Football Focus pass blocking grade (86.6)

— Seventh among NFL offensive linemen in Pro Football Focus offensive grade (83.1)

Guard Quenton Nelson

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

— Third among NFL offensive linemen in Pro Football Focus offensive grade (87.5)

— Fourth among NFL offensive linemen in Pro Football Focus run blocking grade (85.6)

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Colts Defense

— 10th in the NFL in sack percentage (8.19)

— Tied for sixth in the NFL in goal-to-go touchdown percentage allowed (60.00)

— Second in the NFL in consecutive active games not allowing a 100-yard rusher (25)

— Eighth in the NFL in fewest passing completions allowed (159)

— Fifth in the NFL in fewest passing attempts against (232)

— Sixth in the NFL in fewest rushing attempts against (163)

Defensive end Justin Houston

— Tied for eighth in the AFC in sacks (5.0)

— Second in the NFL in multi-sack games since 2011 (19)

— Tied for fifth in the NFL in consecutive active games with at least 1.0 sack (3)

Defensive end Ben Banogu

— Tied for 10th among NFL rookies in sacks (1.5)

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

Linebacker Darius Leonard

— Fourth in the NFL in total tackles since 2018 (201)

— Third in the NFL in 10-tackle games since 2018 (10)

Linebacker Anthony Walker

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

Linebacker Bobby Okereke

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

Cornerback Kenny Moore II

— Tied for fourth in the NFL in sacks among cornerbacks since 2018 (2.5)

Cornerback Rock Ya-SIn

— Eighth among NFL rookies in solo tackles (25)

Safety Khari Willis

— Tied for 10th among NFL rookies in total tackles (32)

— Ninth among NFL rookies in in solo tackles (24)

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Colts Special Teams

— Fifth in the NFL in punt return average (10.0)

— Eighth in the NFL in kickoff return average (23.9)

— Tied for eighth in the NFL in punt return average allowed (5.5)

Punter Rigoberto Sanchez

— Tied for fourth in the AFC in touchbacks on kickoffs (25)

Kicker Adam Vinatieri

— Tied for seventh in the AFC in scoring by kickers (46)

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

Wide receiver Chester Rogers

— Fourth in the NFL and second in the AFC in punt return average (10.0)

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