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Chris Johnson Success Rate Against the St. Louis Rams


Each individual rush is considered on it's own, and measured by it's "success." A run is considered successful if it gets 40% of the yardage needed to move the chains on first down, 60% of the yardage needed on second down, and 100% of the yardage needed on third or fourth down. This is a much more accurate overall picture of how well a running back does in a game than just the total yardage or ypc averages because it ignores big run outliers that can skew those kinds of stats

Stats after the jump.

vs STL / 12.13.09 Rushing Receiving
Rush Yards Avg TD Rec Yards Avg TD
Chris Johnson 28 117 4.2 2 3 69 23 1


I have a feeling these numbers would have been a lot different if Vince Young hadn't left the game with an injury.