A Look Back at Player Efficiency Stats for 2015

David Dorey, @DMDorey

It can be interesting to look at non-standard statistics to see who was the best in their positron for how many catches they averaged per touchdown caught or how many total touches they had in games. These are about usage and efficiency.

QUARTERBACKS (Minimum 300 Passes)
Passes per TD Passes per INT Passes per Sack Passes per Game Pass Yards per Game
Cam Newton 14 Tom Brady 89 Ryan Fitzpatrick 30 Drew Brees 42 B. Roethlisberger 328
Russell Wilson 14 Aaron Rodgers 72 Joe Flacco 26 Philip Rivers 41 Drew Brees 325
Carson Palmer 15 Alex Smith 67 Nick Foles 24 Joe Flacco 41 Philip Rivers 300
Andy Dalton 15 Tyrod Taylor 63 B. Roethlisberger 23 B. Roethlisberger 39 Tom Brady 298
Blake Bortles 17 Russell Wilson 60 Eli Manning 23 Tom Brady 39 Carson Palmer 292
Tom Brady 17 Drew Brees 57 Carson Palmer 21 Eli Manning 39 Matt Ryan 287
Eli Manning 18 Andy Dalton 55 Kirk Cousins 21 Matt Ryan 38 Joe Flacco 279
Derek Carr 18 Brian Hoyer 53 Peyton Manning 21 Sam Bradford 38 Eli Manning 277
Ryan Fitzpatrick 18 Philip Rivers 51 Matt Ryan 20 Blake Bortles 38 Blake Bortles 277
Aaron Rodgers 18 Cam Newton 50 Drew Brees 20 M. Stafford 37 M. Stafford 266
M. Stafford 19 T. Bridgewater 50 Jameis Winston 20 Ryan Tannehill 37 Sam Bradford 266
Kirk Cousins 19 Kirk Cousins 49 Andy Dalton 19 Derek Carr 36 Ryan Tannehill 263
Tyrod Taylor 19 Ryan Tannehill 49 Sam Bradford 19 Aaron Rodgers 36 Kirk Cousins 260
Brian Hoyer 19 Carson Palmer 49 Derek Carr 18 Ryan Fitzpatrick 35 Jameis Winston 253
Marcus Mariota 19 M. Stafford 46 Jay Cutler 17 Kirk Cousins 34 Russell Wilson 252

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RUNNING BACKS (Minimum 150 Touches)
Rushes per TD Rushes per Game Yards per Carry Yards per Catch Total Yards per Game
David Johnson 16 Adrian Peterson 20 Thomas Rawls 5.6 Matt Jones 16.0 Devonta Freeman 109
D. Williams 18 Jonathan Stewart 19 Charles Sims 4.9 David Johnson 12.7 Adrian Peterson 107
Jeremy Hill 20 Doug Martin 18 Doug Martin 4.9 Jeremy Langford 12.7 Doug Martin 105
Todd Gurley 23 Chris Johnson 18 Todd Gurley 4.8 Charles Sims 11.0 Todd Gurley 100
Devonta Freeman 24 Devonta Freeman 18 Giovani Bernard 4.7 C. West 10.7 Matt Forte 99
Lamar Miller 24 Todd Gurley 18 C.J. Anderson 4.7 Rashad Jennings 10.2 LeSean McCoy 99
Jeremy Langford 25 LeSean McCoy 17 David Johnson 4.6 Chris Johnson 9.7 Mark Ingram 98
LeGarrette Blount 28 Matt Forte 17 Mark Ingram 4.6 Giovani Bernard 9.6 D. McFadden 89
Mark Ingram 28 Latavius Murray 17 D. McFadden 4.6 Isaiah Crowell 9.6 Chris Ivory 86
Ronnie Hillman 30 Chris Ivory 16 Adrian Peterson 4.5 Danny Woodhead 9.4 T.J. Yeldon 85
Adrian Peterson 30 Frank Gore 16 D. Williams 4.5 Eddie Lacy 9.4 Jonathan Stewart 84
C.J. Anderson 30 T.J. Yeldon 15 Lamar Miller 4.5 D. Williams 9.2 Latavius Murray 81
DeMarco Murray 32 Justin Forsett 15 Rashad Jennings 4.4 LeSean McCoy 9.1 D. Williams 80
Danny Woodhead 33 D. McFadden 15 LeSean McCoy 4.4 James Starks 9.1 Justin Forsett 79
Chris Ivory 35 Jeremy Hill 14 Chris Ivory 4.3 Todd Gurley 9.0 Lamar Miller 79
WIDE RECEIVERS (Minimum 50 Catches)
Yards per Catch Catches per TD Catches per Game Targets per Game Yards per Game
James Jones 17.8 Doug Baldwin 6 Julio Jones 8.5 Julio Jones 12.7 Julio Jones 117
Allen Robinson 17.5 Allen Robinson 6 Antonio Brown 8.5 Antonio Brown 12.1 Antonio Brown 115
Sammy Watkins 17.5 James Jones 6 Keenan Allen 8.4 D. Hopkins 12.0 Odell Beckham 97
Michael Floyd 16.3 Allen Hurns 6 D. Hopkins 6.9 Keenan Allen 11.1 D. Hopkins 95
Mike Evans 16.3 Eric Decker 7 Jarvis Landry 6.9 D. Thomas 11.1 B. Marshall 94
T.Y. Hilton 16.3 Sammy Watkins 7 Larry Fitzgerald 6.8 B. Marshall 10.8 Keenan Allen 91
T. Williams 16.2 Rueben Randle 7 B. Marshall 6.8 Odell Beckham 10.5 Alshon Jeffery 90
Allen Hurns 16.1 Odell Beckham 7 Julian Edelman 6.8 Alshon Jeffery 10.4 Allen Robinson 88
John Brown 15.4 B. Marshall 8 D. Thomas 6.6 Jarvis Landry 10.4 D. Thomas 82
Martavis Bryant 15.3 Martavis Bryant 8 Odell Beckham 6.4 Mike Evans 9.9 A.J. Green 81
Odell Beckham 15.1 Tyler Lockett 9 Alshon Jeffery 6.0 Julian Edelman 9.8 Sammy Watkins 81
A.J. Green 15.1 A.J. Green 9 Jeremy Maclin 5.8 Allen Robinson 9.4 Mike Evans 80
Alshon Jeffery 14.9 Michael Floyd 9 Golden Tate 5.6 Calvin Johnson 9.3 Julian Edelman 77
E. Sanders 14.9 Julian Edelman 9 Calvin Johnson 5.5 Michael Crabtree 9.1 Larry Fitzgerald 76
Amari Cooper 14.9 John Brown 9 A.J. Green 5.4 E. Sanders 9.1 Calvin Johnson 76
TIGHT ENDS (Minimum 40 Catches)
Yards per Catch Catches per TD Catches per Game Targets per Game Yards per Game
R. Gronkowski 16.3 Tyler Eifert 4 Delanie Walker 6.3 Delanie Walker 8.9 R. Gronkowski 78
Greg Olsen 14.3 R. Gronkowski 7 Jordan Reed 6.2 Jordan Reed 8.1 Delanie Walker 73
Gary Barnidge 13.2 Richard Rodgers 7 Antonio Gates 5.1 R. Gronkowski 8.0 Greg Olsen 69
Jimmy Graham 12.6 Jordan Reed 8 Zach Ertz 5.0 Gary Barnidge 7.8 Jordan Reed 68
Travis Kelce 12.2 Gary Barnidge 9 Gary Barnidge 4.9 Greg Olsen 7.8 Gary Barnidge 65
Tyler Eifert 11.8 Julius Thomas 9 M. Bennett 4.8 Antonio Gates 7.7 Antonio Gates 57
Delanie Walker 11.6 Eric Ebron 9 Greg Olsen 4.8 Zach Ertz 7.5 Zach Ertz 57
Eric Ebron 11.4 Kyle Rudolph 10 Jason Witten 4.8 M. Bennett 7.3 Jimmy Graham 55
Zach Ertz 11.4 Greg Olsen 11 R. Gronkowski 4.8 B. Watson 6.9 Travis Kelce 55
Antonio Gates 11.3 Antonio Gates 11 B. Watson 4.6 Jimmy Graham 6.7 B. Watson 52
Owen Daniels 11.2 B. Watson 12 Travis Kelce 4.5 Julius Thomas 6.7 Tyler Eifert 47
B. Watson 11.1 Will Tye 14 Jimmy Graham 4.4 Jason Witten 6.5 Jason Witten 45
Jacob Tamme 11.1 Travis Kelce 14 Heath Miller 4.0 Travis Kelce 6.4 Jacob Tamme 44
Will Tye 11.0 Owen Daniels 15 Tyler Eifert 4.0 Charles Clay 5.9 Charles Clay 41
Jordan Reed 10.9 Delanie Walker 16 Jacob Tamme 3.9 Tyler Eifert 5.7 M. Bennett 40

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