Tale of the Tape

Packers' 2005 final NFL rankings vs. 2004 final NFL rankings

OFFENSIVE RANKINGS
Total offense: 18th (319.9 yards per game); 3rd in 2004 (397.3 yards per game)

Rushing offense: 30th (84.5 yards per game); 10th in 2004 (119.3 yards per game)

Passing offense: 7th (235.4 yards per game); 3rd in 2004 (278.1 yards per game)

Total yards per play: 22nd (4.9 yards per play); 4th in 2004 (6.0 yards per play)

Rushing average: 31st (3.4 yards per rush); 12th in 2004 (4.3 yards per rush)

Passing average: 16th (10.3 yards per completion); 5th in 2004 (11.9 yards per completion)

Percentage had intercepted: 31st (4.8 percent); 15th in 2004 (3.2 percent)

Sacks allowed per pass play: 3rd (27 total sacks); 1st in 2004 (14 total sacks)

First downs per game: 8th (tie) (318 total); 3rd in 2004 (354 total)

Third down efficiency: 10th (91 of 221, 41.2 percent); 2nd in 2004 (98 of 207, 47.3 percent)

Fourth down efficiency: 14th (9 of 19, 47.4 percent); 8th (tie) in 2004 (8 of 14, 57.1 percent)

Punt return average: 12th (8.5 yards per return); 21st in 2004 (7.7 yards per return)

Kickoff return average: 32nd (18.9 yards per return); 14th in 2004 (21.7 yards per return)

Gross punt average: 31st (38.9 yards per punt); 27th in 2004 (40.1 yards per punt)

Net punt average: 32nd (33.5 yards per punt); 31st in 2004 (33.4 yards per punt)

Points per game: 22nd (18.6 points per game); 5th in 2004 (26.5 points per game)

DEFENSIVE RANKINGS
Total defense: 7th (293.1 yards per game); 25th in 2004 (346.3 yards per game)

Rushing defense: 23rd (125.6 yards per game); 14th in 2004 (117.4 yards per game)

Passing defense: 1st (167.5 yards per game); 25th in 2004 (228.9 yards per game)

Total yards per play: 9th (4.8 yards per play); 28th in 2004 (5.7 yards per play)

Rushing average: 31st (4.0 yards per play); 27th in 2004 (4.6 yards per play)

Passing average: 14th (10.6 yards per completion); 25th in 2004 (11.7 yards per completion)

Percentage had intercepted: 26th (2.3 percent); 31st in 2004 (1.5 percent)

Sacks per pass play: 8th (35 total sacks); 13th in 2004 (40 total sacks)

First downs per game: 11th (280 total first downs); 17th (tie) in 2004 (307 total first downs

Third down efficiency: 9th (74 of 206, 35.9 percent); 9th in 2004 (69 of 197, 35.0 percent)

Fourth down efficiency: 11th (3 of 8, 37.5 percent); 22nd in 2004 (5 of 9, 55.6 percent)

Punt return average: 9th (6.9 yards per return); 20th in 2004 (8.9 yards per return)

Kickoff return average: 12th (21.6 yards per return); 10th in 2004 (20.2 yards per return)

Gross punt average: 18th (42.3 yards per punt); 2nd in 2004 (39.2 yards per punt)

Net punt average: 17th (36.9 yards per punt); 8th in 2004 (34.6 yards per punt)

Points per game: 19th (tie) (21.5 points per game); 23rd in 2004 (23.8 points per game)

Opponents' FG percentage: 25th (29 of 34, 85.3 percent); 2nd (tie) in 2004 (17 of 25, 68 percent)


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