A Look Back at Player Efficiency Stats for 2013

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

QUARTERBACKS - Minimum of 100 Passes
Yards per Completion Passes per Touchdown Completions per Game Completion %
Michael Vick 15.8 Nick Foles 11.7 Peyton Manning 28.1 Philip Rivers 69.5%
Nick Foles 14.2 Peyton Manning 12.0 Drew Brees 27.9 Drew Brees 68.6%
Colin Kaepernick 13.2 Russell Wilson 15.7 Matt Ryan 27.4 Peyton Manning 68.3%
Aaron Rodgers 13.1 Drew Brees 16.7 Tom Brady 23.8 Matt Ryan 67.4%
Matthew McGloin 13.1 Philip Rivers 17.0 Philip Rivers 23.6 Aaron Rodgers 66.6%
Russell Wilson 13.1 Aaron Rodgers 17.1 Ben Roethlisberger 23.4 Josh McCown 66.5%
Case Keenum 12.8 Josh McCown 17.2 Matthew Stafford 23.2 Ben Roethlisberger 64.2%
Matthew Stafford 12.5 Tony Romo 17.3 Tony Romo 22.8 Nick Foles 64.0%
Geno Smith 12.3 Andy Dalton 17.8 Sam Bradford 22.7 Tony Romo 63.9%
Brandon Weeden 12.3 Jay Cutler 18.7 Andy Dalton 22.7 Christian Ponder 63.6%

 

RUNNING BACKS - Minimum of 100 Touches
Yards per Touch Touches per Touchdown Touches per game Runs per Rush Touchdown
Darren Sproles 6.6 Donald Brown 16.1 Doug Martin 23.2 Donald Brown 17.0
Andre Ellington 6.5 Jamaal Charles 17.3 LeSean McCoy 22.9 Michael Tolbert 20.2
Jamaal Charles 6.0 Michael Tolbert 18.3 Matt Forte 22.8 Joique Bell 20.8
LeSean McCoy 5.9 Daniel Thomas 20.7 Le'Veon Bell 22.2 Jamaal Charles 21.6
Donald Brown 5.8 LeGarrette Blount 22.1 Adrian Peterson 22.0 LeGarrette Blount 21.9
Danny Woodhead 5.7 Danny Woodhead 22.8 Jamaal Charles 21.9 Darren McFadden 22.8
Joique Bell 5.5 Knowshon Moreno 23.2 Eddie Lacy 21.3 Fred Jackson 23.0
Reggie Bush 5.5 Marshawn Lynch 24.1 Zac Stacy 21.2 Knowshon Moreno 24.1
DeMarco Murray 5.4 Bobby Rainey 24.7 Marshawn Lynch 21.1 DeMarco Murray 24.1
Giovani Bernard 5.3 Fred Jackson 25.4 Chris Johnson 20.1 Marshawn Lynch 25.1

 

WIDE RECEIVERS - Minimum of 50 Catches
Yards per Catch Catches per Touchdown Catches per Game Catches per Pass Thrown
Josh Gordon 18.9 Marvin Jones 5.1 Pierre Garcon 7.1 Julian Edelman 70%
Calvin Johnson 17.8 Demaryius Thomas 6.6 Antonio Brown 6.9 Doug Baldwin 68%
Torrey Smith 17.4 Calvin Johnson 7.0 Andre Johnson 6.8 Keenan Allen 68%
DeSean Jackson 16.2 Dez Bryant 7.2 Julian Edelman 6.6 Kendall Wright 68%
Hakeem Nicks 16.0 Wes Welker 7.3 Brandon Marshall 6.3 Marques Colston 68%
Michael Floyd 16.0 Eric Decker 7.9 Josh Gordon 6.2 Antonio Brown 67%
Alshon Jeffery 16.0 Larry Fitzgerald 8.2 A.J. Green 6.1 Jordy Nelson 67%
Nate Washington 15.8 Brandon Marshall 8.3 Calvin Johnson 6.0 Anquan Boldin 66%
Vincent Jackson 15.7 Keenan Allen 8.9 Kendall Wright 5.9 Wes Welker 66%
Doug Baldwin 15.6 A.J. Green 8.9 Dez Bryant 5.8 DeSean Jackson 65%

 

TIGHT ENDS - Minimum of 15 Catches
Yards Per Catch Catches per Touchdown Catches per Game Catches per Pass Thrown
Ladarius Green 22.1 Joseph Fauria 2.6 Rob Gronkowski 5.6 Jordan Reed 76%
Vernon Davis 16.3 Vernon Davis 4.0 Jimmy Graham 5.4 Jermichael Finley 74%
Brent Celek 15.7 Brent Celek 5.3 Jordan Cameron 5.3 Julius Thomas 72%
Jeff Cumberland 15.3 Jimmy Graham 5.4 Tony Gonzalez 5.2 Heath Miller 72%
Rob Gronkowski 15.2 Julius Thomas 5.4 Jordan Reed 5.0 Timothy Wright 71%
Marcedes Lewis 14.4 Ladarius Green 5.7 Dennis Pitta 5.0 Delanie Walker 70%
Jimmy Graham 14.1 Marcedes Lewis 6.3 Antonio Gates 4.8 Anthony Fasano 70%
Luke Willson 13.6 Jeff Cumberland 6.5 Owen Daniels 4.8 Jermaine Gresham 70%
Jared Cook 13.2 Zach Miller 6.6 Julius Thomas 4.6 Lance Kendricks 70%
Zach Ertz 13.0 Anthony Fasano 7.7 Jason Witten 4.6 Martellus Bennett 69%