QBER/Week 15: Manning Sets Pace, but Race Is Too Close to Call

Posted: 25th December 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 belongsùthe 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.) á http://bleacherreport.com/articles/256842-brees-romo-mcnabb-are-week-1-qber-leaders Maybe it should come as no surprise thatáless than 4 percentage pointsáseparate Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers, Brett Favre and Philip Riversáin the QBER race this late in the season. Manning,áBrees,áRodgers andáFavre have been at or near the top since Week One,áand no quarterback has been more efficient thanáRivers in recent weeks. The gap between the top-ranked Mann ...

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