Measuring Up: Recovering Fumbles

The Packers have done a lot of things right under Dom Capers but recovering fumbles is not among them, as our research suggests. The following shows forced fumbles-fumbles recovered by the defense over the past four seasons.

2012201120102009Total
N.Y. Jets16-1225-1225-1822-1488-56 (63.6%)
Carolina18-1220-1022-1228-1588-49 (55.7%)
Arizona17-1115-922-1320-874-41 (55.4%)
Atlanta16-1119-1023-923-1381-43 (53.1%)
Cleveland25-1220-1116-917-978-41 (52.6%)
Oakland14-813-821-1229-1277-40 (51.9%)
New Orleans19-1120-734-1618-1391-47 (51.6%)
Jacksonville17-1121-1112-522-1072-37 (51.4%)
Tampa Bay16-821-1017-918-1072-37 (51.4%)
N.Y. Giants25-1421-1142-2328-11116-59 (50.9%)
Minnesota23-1226-1517-1135-13101-51 (50.5%)
Houston23-1418-1016-527-1384-42 (50.0%)
New England42-2121-1120-1328-10111-55 (49.5%)
Cincinnati26-1626-1220-1017-689-44 (49.4%)
Chicago35-2023-1137-1427-15122-60 (49.2%)
San Francisco21-1131-1518-729-1599-48 (48.5%)
Dallas18-920-1020-1023-1081-39 (48.1%)
Seattle27-1318-922-1021-1088-42 (47.7%)
Detroit19-625-1331-1526-14101-48 (47.5%)
Indianapolis11-315-924-1120-1070-33 (47.1%)
Pittsburgh19-1013-428-1421-1081-38 (46.9%)
San Diego29-1411-413-724-1177-36 (46.8%)
Philadelphia21-518-918-1125-1382-38 (46.3%)
Baltimore23-1227-1125-820-1095-41 (43.2%)
Washington17-1026-824-1321-688-37 (42.0%)
Kansas City19-618-623-923-1383-34 (41.0%)
Buffalo26-921-1120-1121-588-36 (40.9%)
Denver23-819-922-830-1394-38 (40.4%)
Tennessee15-520-1225-820-780-32 (40.0%)
Green Bay18-519-722-824-1083-30 (36.1%)
St. Louis17-424-630-1226-1297-34 (35.1%)
Miami23-617-322-817-679-23 (29.1%)
2810-1329 = 47.3 percent

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