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+: Plus the points (underdog)
-: Minus the points (favorite)
-20: Punts inside the 20 yard line
AFC: American Football Conference
AST: Assisted tackles
ATS: Against the Spread
BLK: Punts or field goals blocked
DL: Defensive Lineman
F: Fumble or could be used for "final"
FFUM: Forced fumbles
FG: Field goal
FGA: Field goals attempted
FGM: Field goals made
FUMR: Fumble recoveries
INTTD: Interceptions returned for touchdowns
KR: Kick Return or Kick Returner
LG: Long or longest
LOST: Lost fumbles
NFC: National Football Conference
OL: Offensive Lineman
PD: Passes deflected
PR: Punt Return R: Rushes
RUSH: Rushing attempts
RB: Running Back
POSS: Time of possession
SOLO: Solo tackes
SU: Straight Up (No point spread involved)
TGTS: Targets (As in how many times the receiver was thrown to)
TP: Total plays
XPA: Extra points attempted
XP: Extra point
XPM: Extra points made
Y/A: Yards per attempt
NFL Team Name Abbreviations:
ARI: Arizona Cardinals
ATL: Atlanta Falcons
BAL: Baltimore Ravens
BUF: Buffalo Bills
CAR: Carolina Panthers
CHI: Chicago Bears
CIN: Cincinnati Bengals
CLE: Cleveland Browns
DAL: Dallas Cowboys
DEN: Denver Broncos
DET: Detroit Lions
GB: Green Bay Packers
HOU: Houston Texans
IND: Indianapolis Colts
JAX: Jacksonville Jaguars
KC: Kansas City Chiefs
MIA: Miami Dolphins
MIN: Minnesota Vikings
NE: New England Patriots
NO: New Orleans Saints
NYG: New York Giants
NYJ: New York Jets
OAK: Oakland Raiders
PHI: Philadelphia Eagles
PIT: Pittsburgh Steelers
SD: San Diego Chargers
SEA: Seattle Seahawks
SF: San Francisco 49ers
STL: Saint Louis Rams
TB: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
TEN Tennessee Titans
WAS: Washington Redskins
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