The NFC Beast

In the first two weeks of the season, the four teams in the NFC East have gained at least 500 more total yards than every other division and are a combined +707 in yardage differential. Not surprising when the Eagles, Giants and Redskins are first, second and fourth, respectively, in the league in total yards.

However, that is not translating into points. The division is a minus-six on the scoreboard, despite the ton of yardage and a 4-2 record outside the division.

Here are the divisions' total yards and points for and against:

  YARDS POINTS
 Division  Own  Opp.  Diff.  Own       Opp.       Diff.     
 NFC East  3376       2669       +707       198  204  -   6
 AFC West  2876  2557  +319  180  202  - 22
 NFC North  2682  2454  +228  188  180  +  8
 AFC East  2876  2789  +  87  218  196  +22
 NFC West  2495  2612  - 117  194  157  +37
 AFC North  2716  3061  - 345  203  200  +  3
 AFC South        2350  2753  - 403  154  203  - 49
 NFC South  2824  3300  - 476  221  214  +  7

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