Among the 44 quarterbacks with at least 100 dropbacks throughout the regular season, Brees’ positively-graded throw rate of 27.6% ranked fourth, while his absurdly low negatively-graded throw rate of 7.0% was far and away the best mark in the league. By Liam McKeone | Jul 23, 2019, 5:00 PM EDT. Panthers is a registered trademark of the Carolina Panthers LLC. These power rankings are adjusted based on coach, quarterback and the market each season. Difference: +6.6 percentage points. PFF's exclusive metrics provide matchup previews, position rankings, grades, and snap counts. That might have been what produced his five interceptions, of course, but the positive completion percentage means he was still more effective going deep than he wasn't, even when incomplete stats like interceptions tell a different story. Welcome to Panthers Wire's European Union Experience. He’s completing nearly 76 percent of his passes, which would be even better than his 2018 number if he somehow keeps it up.

Difference: +5.3 percentage points. He’s throwing for just over 225 yards per game through eight starts, along with 13 touchdowns and seven picks. His nine touchdowns passes aren’t too impressive but when you consider that he gives the Cardinals about 250 yards through the air and another 35 yards on the ground every time out, you get a better picture of what he can do. After an incredible, record-breaking season, his performance throughout the season is more than deserving of the award.”. Today, Nick Shook explores the 10 best-performing NFL offensive lines by expected rushing yards from last season. Some quarterbacks had higher passer ratings on deep passes, but the completion percentage above expectation still reigns supreme here, despite Ryan's negative TD-to-INT ratio.

Comp pct: 41.8.

PFF’s Mike Renner sees the Kansas City signal-caller continuing to dominate the NFL far beyond the 2019 season. Russ, who also led all of these QBs in DIMES (30-plus air yards and a tight window resulting in a completion) with nine, doing the most with the least, per usual. In fact, all of the Bengals roster is beleaguered and we aren’t expecting Finley to pull off much magic as he moves under center. Oh, and he’s run for three scores as well, meaning he’s averaging nearly three touchdowns per game on his own. A positive difference indicates performance above expectation, while a negative difference indicates performance below expectation. For comparison's sake, the two most prolific deep-ball games of 2019 were enjoyed by Wilson and Mahomes, with Mahomes completing 7 of 11 deep passes for 257 yards and four touchdowns in Week 2 against Oakland, and Wilson completing 6 of 11 passes for 204 yards and no touchdowns in Week 3 against New Orleans. Follow Nick Shook on Twitter @TheNickShook. Baker Mayfield blew us away in 2018, making expectations sky high coming into this season — but he has yet to meet them in any way. In eight starts so far, Winston is throwing for more than 300 yards per outing but his accuracy leaves plenty to be desired. From PFF’s Ben Linsey on Luck and his PFF Comeback Player of the Year honors: “He finished the season ranked third among all quarterbacks in PFF grade at 91.1 behind only Patrick Mahomes and Drew Brees. Rivers very quietly earned one of the best single-season overall grades of his career last year, ranking seventh among qualifiers at 88.9.

“To organize our list of the top 10 QBs under pressure in 2019, we're going to rely on two specific numbers tracked by Next Gen Stats,” Shook wrote. DYAR (and its cousin, YAR, which isn't adjusted based on … Surprised? This gives the value of the quarterback's performance compared to replacement level, adjusted for situation and opponent and then translated into yardage. He picked up big chunks late in tight games — 1,073 passing yards on 107 attempts — and those 10.0 yards per attempt led all quarterbacks with 50 or more attempts in clutch time.”.

His yards-per-game average is down to 215.4 and his passer rating has slipped to 70.5 and that’s with the help of Le’Veon Bell in the backfield. Rivers tied for fourth with an 8.3 yard per attempt mark as a result of 42% of his throws venturing further than the sticks when working from a clean pocket.”. Cousins' deep passes weren't nearly as risky as some others', as the quarterback attempted such throws into tight windows just 20.4 percent of the time, by far the lowest of any of these guys.

That's all we can really say about it. The official source for NFL news, video highlights, fantasy football, game-day coverage, … He did so with Julian Edelman as his top target, and appeared to have done so out of necessity more than anything.

In the three games he’s started in Mariota’s place, veteran Ryan Tannehill has looked a bit better but football fans have seen what he’s (in)capable of many times. Russell Wilson had arguably the best season of his stellar career in 2018 and he’s following it with an even better year this time, earning him the top spot on our list. TD-to-INT ratio: 9:1. 5 overall. Watson enjoyed playing with DeAndre Hopkins, but he really needed Fuller to blow the top off the defense. Expected comp pct: 34.6. Quarterbacks run today's pass-happy NFL. © 2020 NFL Enterprises LLC. The completion is a work of art -- the product of 11 players working together, with two of those 11 so in sync that they make an unlikely event a reality. Career clipboard holder Brandon Allen got his first chance to start an NFL game during the team’s ninth game and he made the most of it. With all that, he’s still throwing for less than 200 yards per game and has thrown four interceptions to six touchdowns, showing he’s still plenty capable of bad passes. After tearing his ACL and missing most of the 2018 season, Jimmy Garoppolo has come back and helped lead the 49ers to the NFC’s best record at the halfway point.

Long a Next Gen Stats hero, Cousins returns with a sterling 9:1 TD-to-INT ratio on deep passes and the highest passer rating on deep throws of this entire group, but he lands at seventh because, well, his receivers were open a lot.