Defensive Passer Rating

Through Week 14 of the 2012 Regular Season

About Defensive Passer Rating. This indicator merely applies the formula used to measure passer rating to a team’s pass defense. Like all of our Quality Stats, which are based on efficiency, it has a much higher Correlation to Victory than volume stats, such as passing yards allowed. Most great teams throughout history have a very stingy Defensive Passer Rating, even if they surrendered a lot of passing yards. For example, the 2010 Super Bowl champion Packers and 2010 AFC champion Steelers finished Nos. 1 and 2, respectively, in Defensive Passer Rating. We've written numerous times about the historic importance of Defensive Passer Rating here on CHFF and here on SI.com over the years. We spoke about the importance of all three measures of passer rating at NFL Films in the summer of 2012. Bottom line: it's a killer measure of overall team success and always has been.

 

RankTeamAttComp%PYdsPY/ATDIntDPR
21  ↑ 1New England48330663.3537517.77221589.48
13  ↓ 1Miami49529359.1934717.0115983.15
22  ↑ 3Minnesota48431064.0532726.7621990.34
19  ↑ 1Jacksonville45028663.5633217.38171089.13
32   ∼ Kansas City36521960.0029918.19257101.07
8  ↓ 5Houston49626553.4333306.71241578.11
27   ∼ Indianapolis44627762.1132797.3522893.44
20  ↑ 1Detroit46028962.8331666.88211089.28
5  ↑ 1Green Bay48927255.6232926.73191576.66
14  ↑ 1N.Y. Giants43327262.8235098.10202084.35
30  ↓ 1New Orleans47129763.0638698.21271099.12
4  ↑ 7N.Y. Jets42423054.2526676.29171176.05
31  ↓ 1Oakland44829866.5235037.82259100.33
28   ∼ Philadelphia41224960.4431207.5725797.15
7  ↓ 3Pittsburgh40822354.6623365.7316777.41
18   ∼ San Diego48230062.2433176.88241288.85
6  ↑ 1San Francisco44626759.8726345.91131076.95
3  ↑ 6Seattle44325958.4727546.22121472.57
17  ↓ 3St. Louis45030066.6731747.05141385.36
10  ↓ 2Baltimore47528960.8434037.16121379.65
9  ↓ 4Atlanta43526861.6132347.43131679.04
11  ↓ 1Denver46727358.4630726.58221580.53
2   ∼ Arizona39221755.3627677.06171971.89
25  ↓ 1Tampa Bay51734366.3442108.14231792.43
15  ↑ 1Cincinnati46629763.7331786.82141084.68
1   ∼ Chicago46527559.1429036.24132167.88
23  ↓ 4Washington51632062.0239137.58271590.69
24  ↓ 1Carolina45330667.5531847.0317991.89
29  ↑ 2Tennessee45430867.8434257.54251297.39
16  ↑ 1Buffalo45326257.8431296.91221185.13
26   ∼ Dallas40025062.5030107.5217693.44
12  ↑ 1Cleveland49730761.7733546.75191581.85





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