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IDP Tackle Opportunities: Week 15
Steve Gallo
December 12, 2012
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The reference chart below lists each team’s per game averages (given up and faced) for tackle opportunities (TOs), solo tackles & assists.  Each team's base defensive scheme, and defensive coordinator is also listed. 

The two tackle opportunities statistics in the reference chart are color coded to identify tackle opportunities that are average (highlighted in yellow), below average (highlighted in red) & above average (highlighted in green). Tackle opportunities are based on this year's stats.  Basically, if your LB is facing a RED team then it isn't a good matchup, conversely a GREEN team would be a good matchup.  The historical average since 2000 for TOs is 50 (highlighted in yellow), anything 49 or less will be in red and anything above 51 will be in green. 

Average solo tackles and assisted tackles given up and recorded adds a bit of perspective by allowing users to see how teams are taking advantage of the tackle opportunities that they are facing. Tackle opportunities are described as rushing attempts & pass completions faced plus sacks given up. Average tackle opportunity stats are derived from data provided by NFLData.com.

Follow me on twitter @IDPSteve and if you have any questions, criticisms, or suggestions feel free to e-mail me at gallo@thehuddle.com. For specific lineup questions please be sure to visit our IDP Forum.  Good luck & enjoy!

Team Average
Tackle Opportunities
Given Up   Per Game
Average
Solo
Tackles
Given Up 
Per Game
Average
Assisted Tackles
Given Up
Per Game
Average
Tackle Opportunities
Faced
Per Game
Average
Solo
Tackles Recorded
Per Game
Average
Assisted
Tackles Recorded
Per Game
Base
Defensive
Scheme
Defensive
Coordinator
ARI 47 39 15 51 42 13 3-4 Ray Horton
ATL 52 41 16 49 40 12 4-3 Mike Nolan*
BAL 49 42 14 56 48 19 3-4 & 4-3
Dean Pees*
BUF 49 39 19 51 41 17 4-3 Dave Wannstedt*
CAR 47 37 14 54 39 23 4-3 Sean McDermott
CHI 51 42 11 48 39 13 4-3 Rod Marinelli
CIN 51 36 25 51 38 23 4-3 Mike Zimmer
CLE 48 37 19 54 42 19 4-3 Dick Jauron
DAL 53 44 14 48 37 19 3-4 Rob Ryan
DEN 55 43 15 50 39 17 4-3 Jack Del Rio*
DET 55 45 15 50 41 13 4-3 Gunther Cunningham
GBP 53 44 17 49 40 19 3-4 Dom Capers
HOU 57 47 15 46 37 13 3-4 Wade Phillips
IND 53 42 15 49 36 18 3-4 Greg Manusky*
JAC 45 38 10 58 48 12 4-3 Mel Tucker
KCC 53 46 11 47 40 9 3-4 Romeo Crennel (HC)
MIA 48 39 12 52 43 13 4-3 Kevin Coyle*
MIN 50 37 21 55 42 20 4-3 Alan Williams*
NEP 60 43 23 52 39 19 4-3 Matt Patricia*
NOS 49 36 19 55 40 21 4-3 Steve Spagnuolo*
NYG 49 41 20 49 42 17 4-3 Perry Fewell
NYJ 51 39 18 50 39 16 3-4 Mike Pettine
OAK 49 42 12 53 42 16 4-3 Jason Tarver*
PHL 53 43 11 50 42 11 4-3 Todd Bowles*
PIT 51 41 20 44 37 16 3-4 Dick LeBeau
SDC 51 46 15 49 43 14 3-4 John Pagano*
SEA 52 37 23 46 37 16 4-3 Gus Bradley
SFO 52 43 12 48 42 11 3-4 Vic Fangio
STL 49 43 9 54 46 10 4-3 Gregg Williams**
TBB 46 37 13 52 44 12 4-3 Bill Sheridan
TEN 46 38 13 56 44 20 4-3 Jerry Gray
WAS 53 40 25 50 38 22 3-4 Jim Haslett

* New Defensive Coordinator
** Suspended indefinitely


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