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3rd Down Efficiency Against: 2016 NFL Season

There is usually a strong correlation between a good team and their defenses' ability to stop the opposition on third down.  The grid below shows the percentage of times that a team's defense allows the opposing offense to convert a first down when faced with a third down.

Team 3rd Down Efficiency Against (strength of defense)
RankTeamOpponent 3rd Down AttemptsOpponent 3rd Down Att. MadeOpponent 3rd Down % Made
1Tampa Bay Buccaneers1956734.4
2Baltimore Ravens2147535.0
3New York Giants2388435.3
4Miami Dolphins2137736.2
5Denver Broncos2368636.4
6Tennessee Titans2107736.7
7New England Patriots2067636.9
8Jacksonville Jaguars2248337.1
9Los Angeles Rams2208237.3
10Carolina Panthers2118037.9
11Houston Texans2138238.5
12Seattle Seahawks2128238.7
13Arizona Cardinals2198538.8
14Minnesota Vikings2068038.8
15Dallas Cowboys1977739.1
16Oakland Raiders1987839.4
17Cincinnati Bengals2178639.6
18San Diego Chargers2088339.9
19New York Jets2108440.0
20Philadelphia Eagles2058240.0
21Buffalo Bills2058240.0
22Chicago Bears2108540.5
23Pittsburgh Steelers2148841.1
24Green Bay Packers1998241.2
25Indianapolis Colts1938041.5
26Atlanta Falcons2138941.8
27Kansas City Chiefs2229643.2
28New Orleans Saints1948443.3
29San Francisco 49ers22610245.1
30Cleveland Browns2069345.1
31Detroit Lions1989045.5
32Washington Redskins2089746.6
3rd Down Efficiency Against By Season:
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