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Inside The Gamebook – Week 7

Over their last three games, the Washington Redskins have allowed 1,034 yards and five touchdowns through the air to opposing quarterbacks. Two quarterbacks have gone for more than 345 yards passing with two touchdown passes each in that span. The Redskins have allowed all three quarterbacks to post a completion percentage higher than 65 percent.

The Redskins lead the league with an average of 328.4 passing yards allowed per game. They have allowed 189 receptions this season, which leads the league, and 29 of those receptions were good for 20-plus yards while another seven of those receptions were good for 40-plus yards. Opposing No. 1 wide receivers have more than 130 yards receiving in the past two games while the No. 2 receivers have between 50-100 yards receiving with two touchdowns allowed over the past three games. The tight end position has posted 258 yards receiving with two touchdowns over the past three games.

The Tennessee Titans have allowed opposing quarterbacks to post a completion percentage of more than 71 percent in every game except one this year. Their 281.4 average passing yards allowed per game is the sixth-most in the league. They are tied for the most passing touchdowns allowed (16) and have allowed two or more passing touchdowns in every game except one. The opposing No. 1 wide receiver has scored a touchdown in each of the last three games with 273 yards allowed to the position.

The Indianapolis Colts have allowed two or more passing touchdowns in their past three games. The opposing team’s No. 2 wide receiver has posted four of those seven touchdowns while the No. 1 receiver has posted one touchdown.

In their last two games, the San Diego Chargers have allowed more than 300 yards passing and three or more touchdown passes to the opposing quarterbacks. During this span, the opposing No. 1 wide receiver has posted 229 yards and four touchdowns while the No. 2 wide receiver accounted for 160 yards and two touchdowns.

The Cleveland Browns have allowed 906 passing yards and eight touchdowns to opposing quarterbacks in three games at home this season. The opposing team’s No. 1 wide receiver has posted 273 receiving yards and three touchdowns in those games. The Browns have not allowed a rushing touchdown in three games at home but are allowing 4.6 yards per carry average to running backs.

The Arizona Cardinals have allowed 406 yards to the running back position over the past three games, with a 5.16 yards per carry average and three touchdowns allowed in that span.

Over the past two games, the Denver Broncos have allowed 343 yards to the running back position, with a 4.1 yards per carry average and two touchdowns allowed in that span.

New Orleans has allowed 200 yards to the running back position over the past two games with a 5.2 yards per carry average. A running back has reached the end zone in each of the past two games.

The Dallas Cowboys have allowed 132 rushing yards and three touchdowns in their past two games. They have allowed 3.7 yards per carry average during this span. They also lost middle linebacker
Sean Lee
last week, which could make the defense more vulnerable to the run.

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