Going over some numbers this morning, and after looking over the stats for the first two preseason games, there are obviously a lot of people intrigued by what we’ve seen from runningback Stevan Ridley.

I broke down all of Ridley’s rushing attempts for later use, but I thought I’d also include this breakdown for anyone out there who wants to take a closer look at what the rookie’s done through two games.

Against the Jacksonville: Jaguars

1st attempt) 1st down: 6-yard gain – Right
2nd attempt) 1st down: 1-yard gain (TD) – Left
3rd attempt) 2nd down: 2-yard gain – Middle
4th attempt) 1st down: 3-yard gain – Middle
5th attempt) 1st down: 2-yard gain – Middle
6th attempt) 1st down: 0-yard gain – Left
7th attempt) 1st down: 2-yard gain – Left
8th attempt) 1st down: 2-yard gain – Right
9th attempt) 1st down: 1-yard gain – Right
10th attempt) 4th down: 3-yard gain – Left
11th attempt) 1st down: 1-yard gain – Left
12th attempt) 2nd down: 1-yard gain (TD) – Right
13th attempt) 2nd down: 21-yard gain – Right
14th attempt) 1st down: 5-yard gain – Left
15th attempt) 1st down: -1 yard gain – Middle
16th attempt) 2nd down: 15 yard gain – Right

Final Rushing Stats Against Jacksonville: 16 carries, 64 yards, 2 TD’s

Total Rushes to the Left: 6 (12-yards 2.0 avg)
Total Rushes Up The Middle: 4 (6-yards 1.5 avg)
Total Rushes to the Right: 6 (46-yards 7.6 avg)


Against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1st attempt) 2nd down: 12-yard gain – Right
2nd attempt) 1st down: 4-yard gain – Middle
3rd attempt) 3rd down: 4-yard gain – Right
4th attempt) 1st down: 21-yard gain – Right
5th attempt) 1st down: 4-yard gain – Right
6th attempt) 4th down: 0-yard gain – Middle (Fumbles on 4th & 1 attempt for a turnover)
7th attempt) 1st down:  -1 yard gain – Middle
8th attempt) 1st down: 3-yard gain – Middle
9th attempt) 1st down: 13-yard gain – Right
10th attempt) 1st down: 8-yard gain – Left
11th attempt) 2nd down: 13-yard gain – Left
12th attempt) 2nd down: 3-yard gain – Right
13th attempt) 1st down: 0-yard gain – Middle
14th attempt) 1st down: 0-yard gain – Middle

Final Rushing Stats against Tampa Bay: 14 carries, 84 yards

Total Rushes to the Left: 2 (21-yards 10.5 avg)
Total Rushes Up The Middle: 6 (6-yards 1.0 avg – 1 Turnover)
Total Rushes to the Right: 6 (57-yards 9.5 avg)


TOTAL PRESEASON STATS:

Total Carries: 30
Total Yards: 148


Total Number of Attempts Based on Gained Yards:

Negative gains - 2
No gain - 4
1-2 yards - 8
3-5 yards – 8
6-8 yards – 2
9-10 yards – 0
Over 10 yards – 6

Total 1st down rushes: 20 carries – 74 yards (3.7 avg)
Total 2nd down carries: 7 carries – 67 yards (9.57 avg)
Total 3rd down carries: 1 carries – 4 yards (4.0 avg)
Total 4th down carries: 2 carries – 3 yards (1.5 avg) 1 – Turnover

Total Carries to the Left: 8 (33-yards 7.8avg)
Total Carries up the Middle: 10 (12-yards 1.2 avg)
Total Carries to the Right: 12 (103-yards 8.58 avg)