Derby have the two most accurate passers in the Championship this season

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Derby County pair Simon Dawkins and Craig Bryson have been very accurate with their distribution this season.

Derby County have the two most accurate passers in the Championship, further highlighting the quality that they have in their current squad.

Simon Dawkins leads the Championship stats for finding a teammate and is followed by Rams colleague Craig Bryson in the second tier standings.

The two players have found a teammate with over 87% of their passes, and that makes them more accurate than any other player in the Championship that has attempted 500 or more passes this season.

  TeamTotal PassPassing AccuracyAppearancesMins Played
Simon Dawkins Derby 623 88.44% 29 1139
Craig Bryson Derby 1062 87.75% 34 2036
Daniel Williams Reading 729 87.65% 22 1751
Scott Golbourne Wolves 1018 87.22% 20 1550
Jonathan Hogg Huddersfield 973 86.94% 24 1818

The stats highlight the job that Steve McClaren is doing at the iPro Stadium, with a great deal of importance placed on the Rams retaining possession.

McClaren demands that his side distribute the ball around the team quickly and it has led to Derby becoming one of the most dangerous teams in a fiercely competitive division. 

Although they have not been at their best more recently, Derby still have a huge amount of quality at their disposal and remain in the race for promotion.

The Rams are currently five points adrift of the top-two spots, but they will be hoping to bridge that gap between now and the end of the season. 

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