Steelers Passing & Rushing Stats By Personnel Groupings Versus Raiders

Below are the passing and rushing stats from the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-31 loss to the Oakland Raiders this past Sunday broken down by personnel groupings.

32 of the 54 rushing yards in this game came when the offense had a fullback or second running back on the field. Although not great great it produced a 3.56 yards per carry on 9 rushes. Year to date on 24 rushes with a fullback, or second back on the field, the offense has rushed for 70 of their 196 total rushing yards, which is still under 3 yards per carry.

Another thing that sticks out is that with 2 or more tight ends on the field, the Steelers offense has produced 3.14 yards per play, but 4 total touchdowns.

As you can imagine, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been great running the no-huddle and regular offense with the 11 personnel grouping that includes 3 wide receivers on the field as that has produced 590 of his passing yards and 4 touchdown passes. Over half of the offensive plays have used this grouping.

I still have a feeling that when tight end Weslye Saunders returns from his suspension in week 6 that we will see more of the 12 and 22 personnel grouping when the offense is not in hurry up mode. I think it will give the offense the ability to be a bit less predictable in regard to run pass ratio, which should help the running game some, especially when running back Rashard Mendenhall gets back in the groove. Saunders should be a more consistent blocker than Leonard Pope, plus be able to get down the field when needed.

Steelers Passing & Rushing Stats By Personnel Groupings Versus Raiders

GROUPPLAYSATTCMPCMP %YDSYPATDINTSCKRSHYDSYPRTD
1222100%2914.50000000.000
1142322372%2578.033019171.890
1232150%73.50000133.000
1354375%194.75100122.000
21137686%639.000006203.330
2252150%94.500003124.000
TOTALS70493673%3847.8440120542.700

Steelers Passing & Rushing Stats By Personnel Groupings Year To Date

GROUPPLAYSATTCMPCMP %YDSYPATDINTSCKRSHYDSYPRTD
1333100%3511.67000000.000
11110754965%5907.8741728843.000
121812758%494.08100640.670
13204375%194.7510016382.380
2141211676%1818.6210218563.110
2283267%144.670005122.400
23322100%168.00100122.001
TOTALS2031208268%9047.53819741962.651

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  • zyzak

    Willie Colon has been awful at LG. Too slow for the position.