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NFL STATS THAT MATTER; NFL SEASON PREVIEW.

AFC teams have won six of the last seven Super Bowls, including the last four

Indianapolis are the only team to have made the play-offs for the last five seasons

Apart from new franchise Houston, Buffalo are the only AFC team who have not made the play-offs in the 21st century

Baltimore gave up just 264.1 yards per game last season, the best in the league by a clear 19.5 yards

St Louis will travel more miles this season than any other team - a whopping 34,352. By contrast, the New York Jets will clock up only 9,186 miles

For the first time, three teams - Philadelphia, New Orleans and Baltimore - went from worst to first in their divisions last season. It was the fifth time since 2000 that two teams performed the feat

Seven clubs reached the play-offs last year after missing out in 2005. It was the tenth consecutive year that at least five teams did so

The average points per game last season was 41.3

117 of 256 regular-season games (46 per cent) were decided by seven or fewer points

Seattle, in 2006, were the only Super Bowl runners-up in the last six seasons to even reach the next year's play-offs
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Title Annotation:Sports
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Sep 6, 2007
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