Offensive Passer Rating

Through Week 5 of the 2013 Regular Season

About Offensive Passer Rating. Offensive Passer Rating is merely the commonly used measure of quarterbacks, applied to the entire team, so it measures the performance of each quarterback on the roster. Passer rating is often criticized by ignorant football "analysts" for being overly complex. But its usefulness as a measure of team success is truly underappreciated in the football community. Passer Rating has a much higher Correlation to Victory than volume stats, such as passing yards. Almost all great teams in history were very strong in Offensive Passer Rating, Defensive Passer Rating or Passer Rating Differential. The Cold, Hard Football Facts have issued countless studies of the importance of those stats, each of them critical Quality Stats, including here on SportsIllustrated.com in the summer of 2011. We spoke about the importance of all three measures of passer rating at NFL Films in the summer of 2012.

 

RankTeamAttComp%PYdsPY/ATDIntOPR
21  ↓ 6New England19611156.6312116.187380.55
14  ↑ 4Miami18211462.6413837.606585.49
24  ↑ 1Minnesota1257560.009397.514577.38
32   ∼ Jacksonville1819552.4910825.983955.54
18  ↓ 5Kansas City18510858.3812026.507383.66
25  ↓ 9Houston21713863.5913816.368976.60
11   ∼ Indianapolis1599962.2611817.437294.35
10  ↓ 1Detroit19612563.7815247.788394.86
5  ↓ 2Green Bay15210166.4513318.7693105.46
30   ∼ N.Y. Giants20711153.6214987.2481363.64
4  ↑ 1New Orleans20114069.6517228.57124107.43
22  ↑ 7N.Y. Jets1579459.8712898.217879.82
7  ↑ 7Oakland1399467.6311077.966397.02
9  ↑ 1Philadelphia1629055.5614318.838296.50
17  ↑ 3Pittsburgh16210363.5812317.605584.16
3  ↓ 1San Diego19014073.6816108.47135110.64
20  ↑ 3San Francisco1327456.069697.346481.91
8  ↓ 2Seattle1358160.0011268.349496.71
16  ↑ 6St. Louis21712658.0613156.0610385.32
28   ∼ Baltimore20111657.7113606.775870.08
6  ↑ 2Atlanta21915269.4116417.49103100.66
1   ∼ Denver20115275.6218949.42201135.46
29  ↓ 2Arizona18110759.1212026.645967.51
31   ∼ Tampa Bay1376748.917645.583558.17
19  ↑ 2Cincinnati17511465.1412156.945582.92
12  ↑ 7Chicago18111965.7513687.5610692.97
15  ↑ 2Washington17010662.3512027.076485.47
23  ↓ 11Carolina1277357.488856.976578.36
13  ↓ 6Tennessee1609358.1310766.728290.00
27  ↓ 3Buffalo1709354.7110656.265473.77
2  ↑ 2Dallas18813571.8115238.10132114.29
26   ∼ Cleveland21111956.4013456.378676.43





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