2016 Indianapolis Colts: 10 stats that defined the season

Now that the offseason is here, NFL Research is compiling 10 key stats for each team.

Here are 10 statistics that defined the 2016 Indianapolis Colts:

Stat #1

The Colts had a 1-6 record against teams that made the playoffs in 2016.

Stat #2

Indianapolis finished tied for 5th in the NFL in passing offense, throwing for 262.6 pass yards per game.

Stat #3

The Colts finished 28th in sacks allowed, giving up 44 sacks.

Stat #4

The Colts' offense scored a touchdown on 66 percent of red zone trips (4th-best red zone efficiency in NFL).

Stat #5

Andrew Luck threw 2+ TD passes in 11 games this season (T-4th most in NFL).

Stat #6

Andrew Luck's 2016 passer rating (96.4) marked a 21.5-point improvement over his 2015 passer rating (74.9).

Stat #7

Frank Gore's finished with 1,000+ rushing yards for the 9th time in his career (5th-most 1,000-yard rushing seasons by a player in NFL history).

Stat #8

Gore became the 4th player in NFL history to rush for 1,000+ yards in his age-33-or-older season.

Stat #9

T.Y. Hilton led the NFL in receiving yards (1,488).

Stat #10

The Colts finished 30th in total defense in 2016, allowing 382.9 yards per game.

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