Found September 18, 2013 on State of the Texans:
We look at the hidden numbers for the Houston Texans’ week two win over the Tennessee Titans.     Digging Deep   27.5 Keshawn Martin‘s kick return average which makes him 4th in the NFL.   220 Keshawn Martin’s total kick return yards which makes him 2nd in the NFL.   5 The number of punts Shane Lechler had inside the 20 on eight punts.   6.6 The total yards per completion against Johnathan Joseph on seven receptions.   72 The total number of defensive snaps against the Titans. Brian Cushing and Danieal Manning were the only two to play all of them.   16.7 The average yards per catch for DeAndre Hopkins.   179 The total amount of yards the Titans’ offense gained on their two touchdown drives.    69 The total amount of yards gained by the Titans on drives that did not result in touchdowns.   3 The number of quarterback sacks given up by Duane Brown for the season. He gave up 4 the entire 2012 season.   133 The total amount of rushing yards gained by Arian Foster and Ben Tate after contact (172 for the game).   45.5 Matt Schaub‘s completion rate when he was blitzed by the Titans (10 of 22).   72 Matt Schaub’s completion rate when there was no pressure in the pocket (18 of 25).   25.7 The average per carry outside of the left tackle.   7 The total number of different Titans that covered Andre Johnson and DeAndre Hopkins on Sunday (Bernard Pollard, Alterraun Verner, Michael Griffin, Akkeem Ayers, Jason McCourty, Moise Fokou, Coty Sensabaugh).   5 The number of Titans’ defenders that gave up 10 yards or more per catch to DeAndre Hopkins.    2 The number of Titans’ defenders that gave up 20 yards or more per catch to DeAndre Hopkins.    100% The Texans red zone efficiency against the Titans. Four trips resulted in four touchdowns.   6.1 Average yard per play for the Texans’ offense.   9 Total punt return yards given up by the Texans.   0 Total kickoff return yards given up by the Texans.           You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans.              

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