Ranking QBs using my QB CAPS system

  • Nearly 50% of Manning and Roethlisberger’s score came from the Playoff category
  • Rivers and Romo were the most balanced with a relatively equal distribution across the four categories
  • Ken Anderson had the highest Season Score lifted by ending up 1st in the NFL in Rating, ANY/A, and Yards eight times in his career. He also dominated season after season in one of my tier two metrics, Completion Percentage. Also, as a result of his MVP, ROY, and Comeback Player of the Year awards, Anderson has the highest Award score.
  • The 4% of Eli’s score from Season success really highlights the fact that his greatness (or goodness) really hinges on playoffs and longevity over peak season success vs his peers.
  • P.Rivers has the highest Career score and the highest percentage of his score (29%) from Career points driven by being in the top 5 all-time in passing yards and passing touchdowns.

My extremely arbitrary, but hopefully fair scoring system:

  1. A players career ranking (rewarding longevity and volume for counting stats as well as efficiency
  2. Season rankings in key stats, rewarding peak seasons among peers
  3. Playoff success
  4. Points for recognition such as Pro Bowls, All-Pro, MVP, etc.

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Jason Pauley

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Passionate about Analytics (Football, Sports, Marketing, Sales, Demographics) I’m a good analyst striving to be great; a novice writer trying to get better.

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