By JERRY TAPP
The Packers in 2016 were one of six teams that did not score a defensive or special team touchdown. On the other hand, the Kansas City Chiefs led the NFL last season with eight touchdowns by their defense or special team.
The Pack gave up two TDs to their opposition via their defense or special team. The Tennessee Titans, however, led the league by giving up eight touchdowns to their opponents via special teams or defense.
Here are the TDs scored in 2016 by each team via defense or special teams and the TDs allowed by each team to their opponents’ defense or special teams.
Defense or special team TDs scored
8: Kansas City
5: Atlanta, Philadelphia, San Diego
4: Denver, Miami, New York Giants, Tampa Bay
3: Arizona, Buffalo, Carolina, Chicago, Detroit
2: Baltimore, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville
1: Cleveland, Los Angeles Rams, New York Jets, Oakland, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Tennessee, Washington
0: Cincinnati, Dallas, Green Bay, New England, New Orleans, San Francisco
Defense or special team TDs allowed
6: Los Angeles Rams, New York Jets
5: Carolina, New Orleans, San Diego
4: Arizona, Jacksonville, Washington
3: Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis
2: Atlanta, Cleveland, Denver, Green Bay, Tampa Bay
1: Baltimore, Detroit, Kansas City, Miami, Minnesota, New York Giants, Oakland, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Seattle
0: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Dallas, New England