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Published: Jan. 16, 2018 at 05:17 p.m.
Updated: Jan. 16, 2018 at 05:22 p.m.

Next Gen Stats: Divisional Round

Next Gen Stats breaks down this dynamic Divisional Round weekend. From Stefon Diggs' game-winning touchdown reception to Nick Foles proving his efficiency in the short passing game. Get these stats and more in Next Gen Stats: Divisional Round!

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  • The Philadelphia Eagles cornerbacks, led by Jalen Mills and Ronald Darby, did a great job of limiting Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan's production (65.3 passer rating) when they were the closest defender at the time of target, while the rest of the Philadelphia defense struggled (105.7 passer rating). 9

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    Birds of a feather

    The Philadelphia Eagles cornerbacks, led by Jalen Mills and Ronald Darby, did a great job of limiting Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan's production (65.3 passer rating) when they were the closest defender at the time of target, while the rest of the Philadelphia defense struggled (105.7 passer rating).

  • Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones accounted for 63.3 percent of Atlanta's intended air yards against the Philadelphia Eagles, which is significantly higher than any other player in the Divisional Round. 8

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    Find Julio

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones accounted for 63.3 percent of Atlanta's intended air yards against the Philadelphia Eagles, which is significantly higher than any other player in the Divisional Round.

  • Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was very efficient and productive in the short passing game against the Atlanta Falcons, as he posted season-highs in passer rating (101.2) and completion percentage (83.3%). 7

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    Better than ever

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was very efficient and productive in the short passing game against the Atlanta Falcons, as he posted season-highs in passer rating (101.2) and completion percentage (83.3%).

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did most of his damage throwing to the middle third of the field against the Tennessee Titans defense, as he finished the game going 19-for-24 with 199 yards and 2 touchdowns (129.0 passer rating) when throwing to the middle. 6

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    Middle man

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did most of his damage throwing to the middle third of the field against the Tennessee Titans defense, as he finished the game going 19-for-24 with 199 yards and 2 touchdowns (129.0 passer rating) when throwing to the middle.

  • New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was stellar in tight windows on Saturday, catching 3-of-5 targets for 29 yards and a touchdown. 5

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    Nice and tight

    New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was stellar in tight windows on Saturday, catching 3-of-5 targets for 29 yards and a touchdown.

  • Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger mightily throwing deep (67.9 passer rating) in the regular season, but he flipped the script on Sunday, as 4 of his 5 touchdowns (153.3 passer rating) came via the deep ball. 4

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    Deep ball

    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger mightily throwing deep (67.9 passer rating) in the regular season, but he flipped the script on Sunday, as 4 of his 5 touchdowns (153.3 passer rating) came via the deep ball.

  • In his divisional matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette saw 14 of his 26 (56.0%) carries against 8+ defenders in the box and he rushed for 66 yards and 3 touchdowns. 3

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    More the merrier

    In his divisional matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette saw 14 of his 26 (56.0%) carries against 8+ defenders in the box and he rushed for 66 yards and 3 touchdowns.

  • Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs had 0.3 yards of separation on his game-winning touchdown reception, or tight window. During the regular season, Diggs had the best passer rating among wide receivers (113.1) when targeted in tight windows. 2

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    Tight target success

    Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs had 0.3 yards of separation on his game-winning touchdown reception, or tight window. During the regular season, Diggs had the best passer rating among wide receivers (113.1) when targeted in tight windows.

  • Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes primarily covered New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas  (26 plays), limiting him to only 3 receptions, 46 yards, and a 88.2 passer rating. 1

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    Rhodes versus Thomas

    Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes primarily covered New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (26 plays), limiting him to only 3 receptions, 46 yards, and a 88.2 passer rating.

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