Daily Archives: August 23rd, 2017

40 Packers Stats Until Opening Kickoff-August 23 (#18)

(From August 1 until the first regular season game against the Seattle Seahawks on September 10, we’ll give you a daily dose of Packers stats.)

The Packers last season were one of four teams whose leading rusher tallied less than 500 yards for the season. Ty Montgomery led the Packers in 2016 with 457 yards rushing.

The Detroit Lions Theo Riddick led his team with only 357 yards last season, the fewest yards rushing of any player who led his team in rushing yards.

Here are the seven teams last season whose leading rusher gained less than 600 yards.

Theo Riddick, Detroit, 357
Ty Montgomery, Green Bay, 457
T.J. Yeldon, Jacksonville, 465
Christine Michael, Seattle, 469
Jerick McKinnon, Minnesota, 539
Jacquizz Rodgers, Tampa Bay, 560
Rashad Jennings, New York Giants, 593


Today’s Sports Stats-August 23, 2017

Brewers’ manager Craig Counsell got his 200th career win yesterday in the Brewers win over the Giants.

Counsell became the 7th manager in Brewers history to reach the 200-win mark in a managerial role with the team. He is one of 19 men to have managed the Brewers in one or more games in the club’s history.

Here are the seven Brewers managers who have recorded 200 or more wins with the franchise:

Phil Garner, 563
Ned yost, 457
Tom Trebelhorn, 422
George Bamberger, 377
Ron Roenicke, 342
Del Crandall, 271
Craig Counsell, 200

Of the 699 men who have managed at least one game in the majors in baseball history, Counsell is now the 264th to win at least 200 games as skipper.