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Denver Broncos at San Diego Chargers - A Look Inside the Numbers

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What do the stats tell us about tonight's game against the Chargers?  Everything or nothing at all.  Does past performance dictate future outcome?  We'll find out!

Check out the numbers after the jump -

BRONCOS/CHARGERS 2009 TEAM COMPARISON

BRONCOS CHARGERS
Record 5-0 2-2
Div. Standing 1st(AFCW) 2nd(AFCW)
Turnover Ratio(NFL Rank) +6(4t) +1(14t)
OFFENSE
Net Yards Per Game 376.8(6) 349.3(10)
Yards Per Play 5.8(9) 5.8(8)
Points Per Game 19.8(22) 25.3(10)
Poss. Average 31:16 26:44
Net Rushing YPG 139.0(5) 53.8(32)
Net Passing YPG 237.8(15) 295.5(2)
INTs/Yards 1/0 3/19
Sacks Allowed/Yards 8/47 10/63
Fumbles/Lost 7/4 5/3
3rd Down % 38.1%(16) 43.1%(11)
Red Zone TD % 46.7%(22t) 35.3%(28)
Giveaways 5 6
DEFENSE
Net yards Per Game 252.8(2) 365.8(26)
Yards Per Play 4.2(3) 5.6(24)
Points Per Game 8.6(1) 25.5(25)
Net Rushing YPG 81.0(6) 151.0(27)
Net Passing YPG 171.8(5) 214.8(12)
INTs/Yards 6/59 4/74
Sacks For/Yards 16/80 6/41
Opp. Fumbles/Lost 10/5 7/3
3rd Down % 28.4%(3) 49.0%(32)
Red Zone TD % 44.4%(10) 62.5%(26t)
Takeaways 11 7
SPECIAL TEAMS
Punts-Average Yards(Gross) 46.3 47.7
Punts-Average Yards(Net) 37.8 42.9
Punt Returns-Average Per 7.4 4.2
Punt Returns-Average Per Allowed 9.8 9.1
Kickoff Returns - Average Per 18.7 27.2
Kickoff Returns - Average Per Allowed 22.8 20.5
Field Goals Made/Attempted 10/13 8/9
PENALTIES
Penalties Against/Yards 29/220 27/185
Opp. Penalties Against/yards 25/239 23/170