Opponent Adjusted Quarterback Rating: Week Two I recently put together a regression model to determine the factors that most drive the number of points a football team scores in any given game.á It's a work in progress, but the factors I looked at were:
Yards per attempt (Y/A)
Average Y/A yielded by opponent
Average points yielded by opponent
Of the variables above, Y/A was, by the far, the strongestùfollowed by interception percentage.á The other three were pretty close in importance.
You'll notice that a quarterback has a direct impact on two of the five. With that in mind, I decided to create a quarterback rating system that looks primarily at the factors of Y/A and interception percentage.á
Further, because a quarterback' ...
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