Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/17/13
Every week, NFL fans and analysts dissect and debate the matchups around the league. Team X cannot stop the run, and Team Y has running back A. This team has a bad offensive line, and the team they are playing blitzes a lot.Despite these types of analysis that seem like clockwork before the game, there is always a result that leaves fans scratching their heads.For Week 2, running back problems and answers seem to be popping up around the NFL. Teams used to running the ball well aren't, teams that haven't had much success pounding the rock did, and other franchises who can't stop the run did that too. That's why for Week 2, four of the five surprise stats are dedicated to the running game.Here are the five most surprising stat lines from Week 2.*Note: This list is for surprises only, stats such as Aaron Rodgers throwing the ball for 480 yards and four touchdowns are impressive, but against a weak Redskins secondary, it's not surprising.
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