QBER/Week 11: Numbers Say MVP Award Is Favre-Fetched Idea

Posted: 25th November 2009 by Paul Ladewski in NFL
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(QBER is short for Quarterback Efficiency Rating, a more comprehensive, easily understood rating system that I devised to place the emphasis where it belongsùon the ability of a quarterback to advance the ball, avoid negative plays, and score touchdowns in comparison to his peers. A rating of 100.0 is the league average.) ItÆs too a bit too early for apologies, but the critics who wrote off Brett Favre months ago should be advised to have their speeches ready.á Not only is Favre the top-ranked quarterback in the league, according to the most recent QBER calculations, but the longer the seasonáprogresses, the better he has been. At a time when 40-year-olds are supposed to slow down, his QBER has improved from 125.1 to 138.1 to 138.5 to 141.6 to 148.2 in the last four weeks. Can you say ...

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