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With only 16 games in an NFL regular season every game and every play is crucial. Teams need to win each week or jobs are on the line. To win you have to score points. Points translate to wins. So how do teams score points? Are they better off having a great passing game or a great rushing game? Take time to have small group and/or class discussions as to how we might answer this question. After students have had time to put their own ideas forward have them consider the data that we have complied. Our chart gives the average team season totals in rushing yards, passing yards and points scored by season. We have four scatter plots to be made and analyzed in this activity. Consider breaking up the work into teams of students, having each team create one scatter plot. Then host a whole class share or gallery walk.