Oakland Raiders defensive 2011 stats:
Yds/G: 387.6(29th) Rushing Yds/G: 136.1(27th) Passing Yds/G: 251.4 (27th)
T/Points: 433 (29th) Interceptions: 18 (12th) Sacks: 39 (15th)
F/Fumbles: 13 (30th) Penalties: 120 (4th) Pen/Yds: 982 (4th)
2011 Oakland Raiders stat leaders:
Tackles: Tyvon Branch(120) Sacks: Tommy Kelly(7.5) Interceptions:Matt Giordano(5)
F/Fumbles:Tommy Kelly(2) Pass/def: Stanford Routt (19).
2011 Top Performers: 2011 Worst Performers:
Richard Seymour RCBs-Lito Sheppard and Chris Johnson
Tyvon Branch Rolando McClain
Tommy Kelly Michael Huff
The Oakland Raiders defense in 2011 was horrible - we all know it - and while we like to shift all the blame on Chuck Bresnahan, it was up to the players as well to get the job done. With the new coaching staff brought in by head coach Dennis Allen and GM Reggie McKenzie, I think the Raiders defense will be heavily improved and one of the reasons I think it will be is the addition of defensive coordinator Jason Tarver.