Cleveland last year allowed 333 fewer yards than any other team yet ranked only 13th in scoring defense. What was the last defense to allow the fewest yards in the league while ranking even lower in scoring defense? It came from 1998.


San Diego. With struggling quarterbacks that combined for 34 interceptions versus only 11 touchdowns, the Chargers that year ranked only 18th in scoring defense (and there were only 30 teams at that time).