Cold, Hard Football Facts Archive: Charts & Lists

The Cold, Hard Football Facts boast plenty of stats and data you simply won't find anywhere else.
 
If you're looking for the annual leaders in passer rating, the greatest defenses in modern NFL history (the 1977 Falcons, of all the anonymous teams in history, top the list), or the best teams ever against Quality Opponents (the 2003 Patriots were the best ever at 10-0), we're fairly certain this is the only place on the 'net you'll find this data.
 
This section will be updated constantly, as we add charts, lists and stats we've compiled while researching various stories.
 
If you have any ideas for stats that we should add to this section, or your own charts and graphs that you think merit attention, send them along.

The 5.0 club: the worst run defenses in NFL history

Cold, Hard Football Facts for May 12, 2010

Our updated look at the worst run defenses in history highlights the charity within our otherwise charcoal-blackened hearts. That's right! We have kind words for Peyton Manning, whose 2006 Colts won the SB with a historically inept group of run stoppers. Elsewhere, the modern Lions find themselves on yet another list of ineptitude.



Pittsburgh's postseason quarterbacks

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 26, 2009

Pittsburgh's illustrious postseason history give us plenty of opportunity to size up the importance the passing game has had on the team's playoff success.



The most dominant teams of the Super Bowl Era

Cold, Hard Football Facts for August 19, 2008

Not only are the 2007 New England Patriots the only 16-0 team of all time, they are the most dominant team of the Super Bowl era. The last team as dominant? New England fans can only hope they don't follow the script of that bunch -- let's just say that they were on the other end of the most famous guarantee in NFL history.



Winners and losers: QBs ranked by win percentage

Cold, Hard Football Facts for August 9, 2008

Just for sh*ts and giggles this weekend, we compiled the cumulative winning percentages of every active quarterback and ranked them in order of success, from Brady (.787) to (who?) Bollinger and Dorsey (.200).



The winningest coaches in NFL history

Cold, Hard Football Facts for July 22, 2008

Our look at the winningest coaches in history proves that the Colts-Patriots rivalry remains one of the best ever that Wade Phillips never, ever should have benched Doug Flutie.



All-time career passer rating leaders

Cold, Hard Football Facts for July 1, 2008



Multi-Era career passer rating leaders

Cold, Hard Football Facts for July 1, 2008



Dead Ball Era career passer rating leaders

Cold, Hard Football Facts for July 1, 2008



The greatest defenses of the Super Bowl Era

Cold, Hard Football Facts for June 26, 2008



Best passers in history: Yards Per Attempt

Cold, Hard Football Facts for June 18, 2008



 



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