Originally Posted by Fred
So in 2000 teams that ran the on 3rd down picked up the 1st down more than 60% of the time? I call BS on that data point.
On second thought this could be possible. If Kubiak was not calling plays that year, maybe the entire league only ran the ball 8 times on third and 10, and due to the susprise factor 5 of the runs went for a first down. But throw in about 50 Kubiak draw plays and I think the percentage drops.