2006 NFL ATS Standings
Here are the final NFL standings for the 2006 professional football season. Included are the straight up records, ats records, points scored, points allowed, yards per play, and yards per play allowed for the teams.
REGULAR SEASON & PLAYOFFS
|Team||SU||ATS||Avg. Points||Avg. Points Allowed||YPPL||DYPPL|
|GREEN BAY PACKERS||8-8-0||7-8-1||18.8||22.9||5.3||5.7|
|KANSAS CITY CHIEFS||9-8-0||8-9-0||19.9||19.9||5.5||5.6|
|NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS||14-5-0||11-7-1||25.3||16.4||5.4||5.6|
|NEW ORLEANS SAINTS||11-7-0||10-8-0||25.2||21.4||6.1||5.8|
|NEW YORK GIANTS||8-9-0||9-8-0||22.1||22.6||5.5||5.5|
|NEW YORK JETS||10-7-0||11-6-0||19.5||19.5||5.3||5.6|
|SAN DIEGO CHARGERS||14-3-0||9-8-0||30.2||19.2||6.0||5.5|
|SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS||7-9-0||9-7-0||18.6||25.8||5.7||5.8|
|ST LOUIS RAMS||8-8-0||9-7-0||22.9||23.8||6.0||6.0|
|TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS||4-12-0||6-9-1||13.2||22.1||4.8||5.5|
View ATS and straight up records for the previous NFL seasons below.
Recap of the 2006 NFL Football Season
The 2006 NFL season began in April with the NFL draft. The Houston Texans chose Defensive End Mario Williams with the #1 pick. The Texans passed on Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush who fell to #2 and was picked up by the New Orleans Saints. Heisman finalist Vince Young was selected #3 overall by the rebuilding Tennessee Titans. Jay Cutler from Vanderbilt was chosen as the quarterback of the future for the Denver Broncos with the #11 pick. Ohio State had five players chosen as first round draft picks in 2006 including A.J. Hawk (5), Donte Whitner (8), Bobby Carpenter (18), Santonio Holmes (25) and Nick Mangold (29). Other notable players from later rounds included DeMeco Ryans (33), Devin Hester (57, Tavaris Jackson (64) and Brandon Marshall (119).
IN 2006 NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue retired after 17 seasons. The league team owners chose Roger Goodell to take his place. The New Orleans Saints were able to play football once again in the Louisiana Superdome after the devastation from Hurricane Katrina.
The San Diego Chargers clinched the 1st seed in the playoffs by going 14-2 in the regular season. Baltimore had a stellar season finishing 13-3 while the Indianapolis Colts went 12-4. Super Bowl champions The New England Patriots went 12-4 and won the 4th seed in the AFC. The New York Jets and the Kansas City Chiefs rounded out the playoff picture. In the NFC the defensive powerhouse that was the Chicago Bears clinched the 1st seed with a 13-3 season. New Orleans (12-4) and Philadelphia (10-6) both had impressive seasons. Seattle, Dallas and the New York Giants were in the playoff hunt as well.
Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints were hug threats to defenses around the league in 2006. Brees threw for 4,418 yards in the regular season to lead all quarterbacks. Peyton Manning once again sat in the upper-echelon of quarterbacks throwing for 4,397 yards and led quarterbacks with 31 touchdowns. LaDainian Tomlinson led all running backs in 2006 by rushing for 1,815 yards. Larry Johnson of Kansas City ran for 1,789 yards while 2nd year back Frank Gore ran for 1,695. Tomlinson also broke Priest Holmes and Shawn Alexander’s record for most rushing touchdowns in a single year with 28. Houston’s Andre Johnson caught 103 passes for the Texans in 2006. Mike Furrey of Detroit was second in the league with 98. Cincinnati’s Chad Johnson led all receivers with 1,369 yards receiving while Marvin Harrison of Indianapolis had 1,366. Dallas’s Terrell Owens led all receivers with 13 touchdowns in the regular season.
The Baltimore Ravens once again had a stellar defense in 2006. The Ravens stopped their opponent’s offenses in their tracks only giving up a total of 202 points in the regular season.
The San Diego Charger’s running back. LaDainian Tomlinson was voted the league’s Most Valuable Player in 2006. He also won the Offensive Player of the Year award. Jason Taylor of the Miami Dolphin’s won the Defensive Player of the Year. Tennessee’s quarterback, Vince Young won the Offensive Rookie of the Year while Houston’s linebacker DeMeco Ryans earned the Defensive Rookie of the Year award.
The Indianapolis Colts met the Chicago Bears in Super Bowl XLI. The Colts outlasted the Bears 29-17 to finally give the city of Indianapolis its first Super Bowl win. Peyton Manning was named the Super Bowl MVP as he threw for 247 yards and a touchdown.