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Five of the craziest stats from the 2016 NFL season

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The 2016 NFL regular season is over half way through now and it's been one hell of a year, with surprise packages, upset victories, and players coming from nowhere to make a name for themselves in the league.

So far in 2016, only a few teams like the Patriots, Raiders and Cowboys have been able to pull themselves away at the top of the pack, while the 49ers and Browns have done the same but in a fashion they won't be happy with - racing to the number one pick in the draft.

Even the Browns, who have yet to win all season, have been able to compete and look good in games, losing by one score or less on four occasions. To go along with such an odd season, one that no bookmakers would've predicted, we have some amazing stats and facts - which we will give you five of here, via ForTheWin.


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Vikings RB Woes

Kicking off with one of the most ridiculous, the Minnesota Vikings could be set to break an NFL record for all the wrong reasons. 

Currently, Minnesota are averaging just 2.7 yards per carry as a team. If that maintains for the rest of the year, it would be the lowest mark for a franchise in history. 

Ajayi's Dominance

Despite starting only four games, Jay Ajayi ranks sixth in the league in rushing yardage. His two 200-yards games did a lot for that but it just goes to show how weak the NFL has been this season at running back, with injuries and poor play both contributing.

Shoddy Browns

Oh Cleveland, poor Cleveland. Are things ever going to get better in Dawg Pound or will the Factory of Sadness keep pumping out misery for years to come? In 2016, it's been misery.

The Browns are the first team in NFL history to give up 25-plus points in each of its first nine games. It's not a ridiculous shout to say they ever hold a team to less this season. 

Touchdowns? Nah

The Baltimore Ravens and Houston Texans currently head up the AFC North and the AFC South, respectively. They have both somehow done this despite scoring the least amount of touchdowns in the entire league. Seriously, even the Browns and 49ers have more. 

Brady Bonanza

As you may recall, Tom Brady missed the start of the season thanks to the Deflategate saga finally coming to an end and the Patriots quarterback being suspended for four games. However, despite playing in four fewer games, Brady has thrown more touchdowns than Carson Palmer, Cam Newton, Russell Wilson Joe Flacco and Andy Dalton. Incredible.

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