Charting Stevan Ridley's Rushing Attempts

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August 21, 2011 at 11:32am ET

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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)

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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)

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TOTAL PRESEASON STATS:


Total Carries: 30
Total Yards: 148


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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)

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