How many NFL teams have won a game without scoring a touchdown since 2000?
This histogram answers that question. Since 2000, 68 total teams have won a game in the regular season or playoffs without scoring a touchdown. Only two of those games were in the playoffs.
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This uses the ggplot package and economist theme.
Code is below . . .
library(tidyverse) library(ggthemes) data <- read.csv('no-tds.csv') p1 <- ggplot(data, aes(x=Year)) + theme_economist() + scale_colour_economist() + geom_histogram(binwidth=1, color="black", fill="#FBFFB9") + theme(legend.position="bottom", legend.direction="horizontil", legend.title = element_blank()) + scale_x_continuous(breaks=seq(2000,2020,1)) + scale_y_continuous(breaks=seq(0,8,1)) + stat_bin(binwidth=1, geom="text", aes(label=..count..), vjust=-1.5) + labs(x="Year", y="Frequency", title = "NFL: How Many Teams Win Without a Touchdown Season-by-Season Since 2000", caption = "Data source: stathead.com") p1