QBER/Week 7: Oh, to Be a Manning These Days

Posted: 28th October 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.) Death, taxes, Peyton Manning in an upright position. á Peyton Manning is atop the QBER charts for the first time since Week Three, but his gaudy 156.5 mark doesn't tell the entire story.á á Even more remarkable is the fact that, every time Manning drops back to pass, thereÆs a 98.6 percent chance that heÆll throw the ball. The Indianapolis Colts veteran carried the ball on sacks and scrambles only three times in 218 pass plays this season. The Pope doesnÆt get that k ...

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