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Three-and-out Percentage: 2013 NFL Season

Three-and-out Percentage is a measure of the rate at which a teams drives end as three-and-outs, which is calculated by taking a teams total three-and-outs and dividing it by the total drives of the team.

A drive is a series of plays by a team that only ends when a team turns over the ball, scores or the game ends while a three-and-out is a drive that end after a team is unable to gain a first down in the first three plays of a drive.

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A lower Three-and-out Percentage suggests that a team is able to maintain possession of the football longer instead of quickly punting the ball away to the opposition.  A higher percentage can indicate a teams offensive difficulty getting possessions off to a good start, or maintaining a sustained offense.


Three and Out Drives
TeamThree and Out Drive PercentageTotal DrivesThree And Out Drives
1San Diego Chargers13.7716723
2Denver Broncos15.3520231
3New England Patriots18.4120137
4Detroit Lions18.8819637
5Philadelphia Eagles19.4020139
6Kansas City Chiefs19.8019739
7Dallas Cowboys20.2218337
8Houston Texans20.4020141
9Green Bay Packers20.4318638
10Chicago Bears20.8818238
11New Orleans Saints20.9918138
12Arizona Cardinals21.0020042
13Carolina Panthers21.1817036
14Atlanta Falcons21.2317938
15Seattle Seahawks22.5318241
16Indianapolis Colts22.8718843
17Cincinnati Bengals22.8920146
18Oakland Raiders23.2019445
19Tennessee Titans23.3718443
20Minnesota Vikings23.5919546
21Washington Redskins23.6219947
22Miami Dolphins23.7119446
23Cleveland Browns24.1019547
24Tampa Bay Buccaneers24.4718846
25Buffalo Bills24.7721453
26San Francisco 49ers24.8718947
27Pittsburgh Steelers24.8718947
28Baltimore Ravens27.0520756
29St. Louis Rams28.2618452
30New York Giants28.9220459
31New York Jets29.0819657
32Jacksonville Jaguars30.7719560

Three-and-out Percentage By Season:
2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995 | 1994 | 1993 | 1992 | 1991 | 1990 |

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