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On Monday, I looked at the SOS-adjusted Adjusted Net Yards per Attempt ratings of every quarterback and defense in the NFL in 2014. And just like last year, I want to follow that post by looking at the best and worst games of the year, from the perspectives of both the quarterbacks and the defenses.

Let’s start with the top 100 passing games from 2014. The top spot belongs to Ben Roethlisberger, for his scorched-earth performance against Indianapolis. The Steelers star threw for 522 yards and 6 touchdowns on just 49 pass attempts with no sacks or interceptions. For the game, that means Roethlisberger averaged 13.10 ANY/A. The league-average last season was 6.13 ANY/A, which means Roethlisberger was 6.97 ANY/A above average. Now since the game came against a Colts team that was 0.28 ANY/A worse than average last year, we have to reduce that by the same number. That puts Roethlisberger at 6.70 ANY/A above expectation; multiply that by his 49 dropbacks, and he produced 328 adjusted net yards of value above average after adjusting for strength of schedule. That was easily the top game of 2014.

After Roethlisberger, the next best games from 2014 came from… the 2015 Jets quarterbacks?

RkQBOppWkBoxscoreAttYdTDINTSkSkydANY/ASOSVALUE
1Ben RoethlisbergerIND8Boxscore49522600013.1-0.28328
2Ryan FitzpatrickTEN13Boxscore33358600014.48-0.38263
3Geno SmithMIA17Boxscore25358301615.850.23259
4Tom BradyBUF6Boxscore373614021510.921.61250
5Peyton ManningSFO7Boxscore263184021413.710.94239
6Eli ManningSTL16Boxscore32391301513.52-0.25235
7Aaron RodgersCHI10Boxscore27315600016.11-1.28235
8Joe FlaccoTAM6Boxscore28306500014.5-0.53220
9Matt RyanNOR1Boxscore43448301311.48-0.65207
10Joe FlaccoCAR4Boxscore31327300012.480.29206
11Ben RoethlisbergerCIN14Boxscore39350300010.510.79202
12Tom BradyCHI8Boxscore35354500012.97-1.28195
13Ben RoethlisbergerBAL9Boxscore373406031911.03-0.03195
14Andrew LuckWAS13Boxscore27370511914.86-1.81194
15Colin KaepernickSTL6Boxscore35343300011.51-0.25180
16Matt RyanTAM3Boxscore24286301613.6-0.53174
17Matt RyanGNB14Boxscore39375411110.230.24173
18Matthew StaffordNYG1Boxscore32346201511.55-0.22171
19Russell WilsonARI16Boxscore313392011011.53-0.06171
20Peyton ManningARI5Boxscore4747942139.71-0.06169
21Tony RomoNYG12Boxscore26275402912.36-0.22168
22Philip RiversBUF3Boxscore25256202610.741.61168
23Andrew LuckJAX3Boxscore39370402510.85-0.64167
24Aaron RodgersCHI4Boxscore28302401013.17-1.28167
25Drew BreesGNB8Boxscore32311302910.650.24162
26Andrew LuckTEN4Boxscore41393410010.44-0.38161
27Aaron RodgersCAR7Boxscore222553021412.540.29161
28Aaron RodgersPHI11Boxscore36341301210.78-0.42157
29Brian HoyerBAL3Boxscore25290100012.4-0.03156
30Derek CarrSFO14Boxscore28254301910.520.94154
31Kyle OrtonNYJ8Boxscore172384042513.95-0.5154
32Philip RiversSEA2Boxscore3728430188.841.3153
33Tony RomoIND16Boxscore202184011113.67-0.28152
34Aaron RodgersNWE13Boxscore38368203209.460.35151
35Aaron RodgersDET17Boxscore22226200012.090.85150
36Philip RiversJAX4Boxscore393773021210.37-0.64147
37Mark SanchezCAR10Boxscore3733220149.680.29146
38Joe FlaccoCLE17Boxscore36312201228.921.15146
39Drew BreesPIT13Boxscore27257501712.5-1.29142
40Ben RoethlisbergerCLE1Boxscore34365113148.811.15142
41Andrew LuckCIN7Boxscore4234420298.520.79140
42Peyton ManningKAN2Boxscore262423015110.31140
43Drew BreesCHI15Boxscore363753021511.05-1.28139
44Kirk CousinsSEA5Boxscore3628320188.511.3136
45Alex SmithNWE4Boxscore262483021210.570.35134
46Tom BradyCIN5Boxscore3529220179.030.79133
47Philip RiversOAK6Boxscore34313301610.49-0.7128
48Kirk CousinsPHI3Boxscore4842731009.21-0.42128
49Andrew LuckNYG9Boxscore4635440199.04-0.22126
50Alex SmithOAK15Boxscore30297201210.81-0.7123
51Tony RomoNYG7Boxscore232793121211.28-0.22123
52Ryan TannehillMIN16Boxscore47396411138.71-0.02123
53Andy DaltonNOR11Boxscore22220301112.13-0.65123
54Josh McCownWAS11Boxscore23288202712.84-1.81123
55Aaron RodgersATL14Boxscore36327301410.35-0.91122
56Tony RomoSEA6Boxscore32250201118.451.3120
57Peyton ManningMIA12Boxscore3525740189.140.23117
58Ryan TannehillSDG9Boxscore34288300010.24-0.72115
59Andrew LuckHOU6Boxscore4437031378.040.52115
60Jay CutlerATL6Boxscore3838110269.88-0.91113
61Drew StantonSFO3Boxscore3324420008.610.94113
62Drew BreesBAL12Boxscore45420314218.45-0.03112
63Tony RomoNOR4Boxscore29262301710.5-0.65112
64Tony RomoJAX10Boxscore27246301610.71-0.64110
65Andy DaltonATL2Boxscore23252100011.83-0.91110
66Ben RoethlisbergerCIN17Boxscore3831721008.210.79109
67Charlie WhitehurstCLE5Boxscore21194202119.71.15108
68Andy DaltonPIT14Boxscore29302202510.87-1.29107
69Russell WilsonSFO13Boxscore22236104149.310.94107
70Drew BreesMIN3Boxscore3529320159.11-0.02107
71Peyton ManningSDG8Boxscore3528630009.89-0.72106
72Teddy BridgewaterATL4Boxscore30317000010.57-0.91106
73Eli ManningHOU3Boxscore2823420189.170.52103
74Peyton ManningSDG15Boxscore20233101711.71-0.72102
75Philip RiversBAL13Boxscore4538331278.32-0.03102
76Matthew StaffordTAM14Boxscore34311304179.32-0.53101
77Tom BradyDEN9Boxscore5333341116.81.19101
78Ben RoethlisbergerATL15Boxscore3536000179.81-0.9199
79Austin DavisSEA7Boxscore2015520009.751.399
80Brian HoyerPIT6Boxscore17217101712.78-1.2997
81Carson PalmerPHI8Boxscore4232920008.79-0.4294
82Matt RyanARI13Boxscore4136121138.4-0.0693
83Teddy BridgewaterNYJ14Boxscore27309213129.73-0.593
84Andy DaltonNWE5Boxscore2420420189.440.3592
85Brian HoyerOAK8Boxscore2827510189.9-0.789
86Derek CarrBUF16Boxscore3421420177.061.6189
87Andrew LuckTEN17Boxscore16160201111.71-0.3888
88Drew BreesDET7Boxscore4534221177.170.8587
89Ben RoethlisbergerHOU7Boxscore33265203168.030.5287
90Drew StantonDET11Boxscore32306220080.8587
91Andy DaltonBAL1Boxscore3830110008.45-0.0387
92Eli ManningDAL7Boxscore3324830009.33-0.5887
93Philip RiversNYJ5Boxscore28288313119.42-0.586
94Tony RomoPHI15Boxscore31265303169.09-0.4286
95Aaron RodgersMIN5Boxscore171563021410.63-0.0285
96Joe FlaccoNOR12Boxscore24243101910.16-0.6585
97Derek CarrSDG6Boxscore3428241009.32-0.7284
98Russell WilsonSTL7Boxscore36313203218.51-0.2583
99Ben RoethlisbergerKAN16Boxscore25220101690.3183
100Peyton ManningIND1Boxscore36269301108.62-0.2882

Ryan Fitzpatrick had a 6-touchdown game on just 33 pass attempts, which is really impressive even if the opponent was Tennessee. And Geno Smith threw for 358 yards and 3 touchdowns on just 25 pass attempts against Miami in week 17, giving him the third best game of the year. Roethlisberger leads the way with eight games in the top 100, followed by Tony Romo, Peyton Manning, and Andrew Luck (seven each).

What about the worst games of the year? As bad as Andy Dalton was in a Thursday Night game against the Browns — and he was really, really bad — it wasn’t the worst game of the year, at least once you adjust for strength of schedule. The Browns ranked 4th in SOS-adjusted ANY/A last year, giving Dalton’s performance a bit of a boost. As a result, the worst performance belongs to Matt Cassell. The Vikings quarterback dropped back 42 times against the Patriots in week 2, and gained just 163 net yards, while throwing four interceptions (and one touchdown). That’s an ANY/A average of just 0.07; throw in a modest SOS adjustment, and Cassel still produced -240 yards of value on that day. Here are the worst 100 passing games of the year:

RkQBOppWkBoxscoreAttYdTDINTSkSkydANY/ASOSVALUE
1Matt CasselNWE2Boxscore36202146390.070.35-240
2Andy DaltonCLE10Boxscore338603214-1.81.15-237
3Teddy BridgewaterDET6Boxscore37188038450.180.85-229
4Joe FlaccoHOU16Boxscore50195232171.60.52-208
5Derek CarrSTL13Boxscore39173023231.43-0.25-208
6Chad HenneWAS2Boxscore281931110702.58-1.81-204
7Cam NewtonPHI10Boxscore40306239912.45-0.42-201
8Jay CutlerNOR15Boxscore31194237411.53-0.65-200
9Christian PonderGNB5Boxscore44222026341.960.24-197
10Alex SmithTEN1Boxscore35202134241.62-0.38-191
11Eli ManningSFO11Boxscore45280152151.280.94-184
12Matthew StaffordCHI16Boxscore39243024143.23-1.28-180
13Colin KaepernickOAK14Boxscore33174125232.13-0.7-179
14Colt McCoySTL14Boxscore32199026451.68-0.25-179
15Blake BortlesPIT5Boxscore3619102142.62-1.29-177
16Blake BortlesBAL15Boxscore37210018632.27-0.03-175
17Matt RyanCAR17Boxscore47260026352.550.29-174
18Geno SmithBUF8Boxscore850300-16.251.61-166
19Drew BreesATL16Boxscore47313125423.87-0.91-165
20Colin KaepernickCHI2Boxscore34248134163.08-1.28-164
21Josh McCownCHI12Boxscore48341125404.36-1.28-162
22Philip RiversMIA9Boxscore2313803311-0.310.23-161
23Robert GriffinTAM11Boxscore32207126402.55-0.53-156
24Brian HoyerIND14Boxscore3013602131.39-0.28-156
25Andy DaltonIND7Boxscore38126003172.66-0.28-154
26Colin KaepernickSEA13Boxscore29121024210.31.3-149
27Matt RyanCIN2Boxscore44231132192.110.79-149
28Johnny ManzielCIN15Boxscore188002326-1.710.79-148
29Josh McCownGNB16Boxscore26147017541.450.24-146
30Brian HoyerJAX7Boxscore41215013183.45-0.64-146
31Andy DaltonTAM13Boxscore27176132111.72-0.53-143
32Charlie WhitehurstIND17Boxscore2872104291.97-0.28-142
33Cam NewtonNOR9Boxscore28151014292.41-0.65-140
34Kirk CousinsNYG4Boxscore33257142142.37-0.22-139
35Tom BradyNYJ16Boxscore35182114363.1-0.5-138
36Zach MettenbergerNYG14Boxscore24125015331.62-0.22-137
37Andy DaltonPIT17Boxscore38244223234.17-1.29-133
38Tony RomoPHI13Boxscore29199024252.55-0.42-132
39Blake BortlesIND12Boxscore27146014322.23-0.28-130
40Andrew LuckDAL16Boxscore2210902000.86-0.58-129
41Blake BortlesCLE7Boxscore3115913281.091.15-128
42Derek CarrKAN15Boxscore56222104203.70.31-127
43Nick FolesSFO4Boxscore4319502142.30.94-127
44Shaun HillSDG12Boxscore3519812173.36-0.72-126
45Blake BortlesHOU17Boxscore33117005282.340.52-124
46Russell WilsonDAL6Boxscore2812601202.7-0.58-120
47Austin DavisARI10Boxscore30216126422.89-0.06-119
48Case KeenumBAL16Boxscore4218501003.33-0.03-119
49Joe FlaccoIND5Boxscore38235014383.62-0.28-117
50Drew BreesTAM17Boxscore38281132133.83-0.53-113
51Michael VickSDG5Boxscore1947002141.57-0.72-111
52Brian HoyerATL12Boxscore4032203194.34-0.91-111
53Geno SmithCHI3Boxscore43316123165-1.28-111
54Eli ManningDET1Boxscore33163122192.110.85-111
55Josh McCownCAR1Boxscore35183223212.950.29-110
56Aaron RodgersBUF15Boxscore42185021101.981.61-109
57Blake BortlesSDG4Boxscore37254123194.13-0.72-109
58Tom BradyMIA1Boxscore56249104234.10.23-108
59Michael VickBUF12Boxscore1976015300.041.61-107
60Blake BortlesNYG13Boxscore35194107543.81-0.22-107
61Ryan MallettCIN12Boxscore4518901153.020.79-107
62Brandon WeedenARI9Boxscore3318312193.06-0.06-106
63Jake LockerCIN3Boxscore3418502282.420.79-105
64Drew BreesCAR14Boxscore49235112173.780.29-105
65Josh McCownNOR17Boxscore23115113182.77-0.65-104
66Drew BreesTAM5Boxscore5737123004.84-0.53-104
67Geno SmithSDG5Boxscore12270100-1.5-0.72-100
68Teddy BridgewaterCHI11Boxscore28158112114.07-1.28-100
69Josh McCownATL10Boxscore43301224204.91-0.91-100
70Joe FlaccoPIT9Boxscore45303214345.39-1.29-99
71Austin DavisSFO9Boxscore2410512131.280.94-98
72Alex SmithPIT16Boxscore45311006295.53-1.29-96
73Matt RyanBAL7Boxscore44228105424.2-0.03-96
74Austin DavisKAN8Boxscore25160117442.840.31-95
75Cam NewtonMIN13Boxscore35194114243.72-0.02-95
76Michael VickBUF8Boxscore36153014212.181.61-94
77Blake BortlesMIA8Boxscore34221124203.450.23-93
78Teddy BridgewaterBUF7Boxscore26157125391.551.61-92
79Connor ShawBAL17Boxscore28177014273.28-0.03-92
80Matthew StaffordARI11Boxscore30183014193.5-0.06-91
81Derek CarrDEN10Boxscore4719222003.021.19-90
82Joe FlaccoCIN8Boxscore3419502182.770.79-90
83Ryan LindleySEA16Boxscore44216014292.961.3-90
84Matt SchaubSTL13Boxscore95701324-1-0.25-89
85EJ ManuelHOU4Boxscore4422522253.70.52-88
86Shaun HillARI15Boxscore39229012184.05-0.06-88
87Tony RomoWAS8Boxscore28209105545.3-1.81-87
88Josh McCownATL3Boxscore125801180.38-0.91-87
89Ben RoethlisbergerTEN11Boxscore32207115274.19-0.38-86
90Mark SanchezDAL15Boxscore28252024334.03-0.58-86
91Peyton ManningCIN16Boxscore44311242113.480.79-86
92Derek CarrDEN17Boxscore36158113262.741.19-85
93Shaun HillSEA17Boxscore37243024402.761.3-85
94Derek CarrSDG11Boxscore34172002104.5-0.72-85
95Geno SmithMIA13Boxscore1365012160.270.23-84
96Matt RyanCHI6Boxscore37271114265.37-1.28-84
97Ben RoethlisbergerBAL2Boxscore37217012154.03-0.03-83
98Kyle OrtonGNB15Boxscore27158013183.170.24-82
99Jake LockerHOU13Boxscore129112224-0.210.52-81
100Josh McCownDET14Boxscore39250226433.490.85-80

Blake Bortles leads the way here with eight bottom-100 games, followed closely by Josh McCown‘s seven. Honorable mention goes to Mike Vick, who saw meaningful time in five games and three of those make the above table.

Best Defensive Performances

What about the best defensive games of the year? We can calculate this just as easily, although keep the PseudoQB footnote from last year in mind. The best game by any pass defense in 2014 came by the Bills against Aaron Rodgers. That day, Rodgers dropped back 43 times and gained just 175 net yards, while throwing no touchdwosna nd two interceptions. Buffalo held him to a 1.98 ANY/A average; given the SOS — i.e., facing Aaron Rodgers — that was an incredible performance, and the Bills pass defense provided 287 adjusted net yards of value over expectation.1

RkDefQBWkBoxscoreAttYdTDINTSkSkydANY/ASOSVALUE
1BUFAaron Rodgers15Boxscore42185021101.982.52287
2HOUJoe Flacco16Boxscore50195232171.60.51262
3CLEAndy Dalton10Boxscore338603214-1.8-0.47261
4SFOEli Manning11Boxscore45280152151.280.28241
5DETTeddy Bridgewater6Boxscore37188038450.18-0.85229
6CARMatt Ryan17Boxscore47260026352.550.51217
7CINMatt Ryan2Boxscore44231132192.110.51208
8CINPeyton Manning16Boxscore44311242113.481.65198
9NWEMatt Cassel2Boxscore36202146390.07-1.49192
10CLEAndrew Luck14Boxscore53294223253.911.15189
11MIATom Brady1Boxscore56249104234.11.08186
12MIAPhilip Rivers9Boxscore2313803311-0.310.62183
13TENAlex Smith1Boxscore35202134241.620.07179
14PHITony Romo13Boxscore29199024252.551.65173
15BUFGeno Smith8Boxscore850300-16.25-0.85172
16SFOTony Romo1Boxscore37281133263.51.65171
17SEAColin Kaepernick13Boxscore29121024210.3-0.73168
18STLDerek Carr13Boxscore39173023231.43-0.84162
19SEAAaron Rodgers1Boxscore33189113144.172.52161
20NYJTom Brady16Boxscore35182114363.11.08160
21NORJay Cutler15Boxscore31194237411.53-0.42159
22NYGKirk Cousins4Boxscore33257142142.370.59152
23DETEli Manning1Boxscore33163122192.110.28150
24CLEBen Roethlisberger6Boxscore4222811274.451.72149
25BALBen Roethlisberger2Boxscore37217012154.031.72149
26CARDrew Brees14Boxscore49235112173.780.57149
27SFONick Foles4Boxscore4319502142.3-0.47148
28ATLDrew Brees16Boxscore47313125423.870.57148
29DALAndrew Luck16Boxscore2210902000.861.15141
30PHICam Newton10Boxscore40306239912.45-0.82140
31INDBrian Hoyer14Boxscore3013602131.39-0.28138
32STLPeyton Manning11Boxscore54389122205.341.65137
33TENBen Roethlisberger11Boxscore32207115274.191.72135
34CINJoe Flacco8Boxscore3419502182.770.51135
35BUFRyan Tannehill2Boxscore49241114313.49-0.11134
36GNBChristian Ponder5Boxscore44222026341.96-1.49134
37CINJohnny Manziel15Boxscore188002326-1.71-1.49133
38BALAndrew Luck5Boxscore4931212174.71.15129
39CINJoe Flacco1Boxscore62345113164.680.51127
40INDJoe Flacco5Boxscore38235014383.620.51127
41OAKColin Kaepernick14Boxscore33174125232.13-0.73124
42INDAndy Dalton7Boxscore38126003172.66-0.47123
43INDCharlie Whitehurst17Boxscore2872104291.97-0.33123
44BALMatt Ryan7Boxscore44228105424.20.51119
45DALRussell Wilson6Boxscore2812601202.70.53119
46KANPhilip Rivers17Boxscore34291027423.880.62118
47SEAShaun Hill17Boxscore37243024402.76-0.55116
48BUFTeddy Bridgewater7Boxscore26157125391.55-0.85116
49TAMDrew Brees17Boxscore38281132133.830.57115
50DENPhilip Rivers15Boxscore4123212003.950.62115
51TAMAndy Dalton13Boxscore27176132111.72-0.47114
52NYGZach Mettenberger14Boxscore24125015331.62-0.58114
53CHIMatthew Stafford16Boxscore39243024143.23-0.27113
54STLColt McCoy14Boxscore32199026451.68-1.49112
55NWEPhilip Rivers14Boxscore33189114263.730.62112
56BUFMichael Vick12Boxscore1976015300.04-1.49110
57DENDerek Carr10Boxscore4719222003.02-0.84107
58TAMDrew Brees5Boxscore5737123004.840.57106
59JAXBrian Hoyer7Boxscore41215013183.45-0.28105
60DENAndrew Luck1Boxscore53370223165.431.15104
61SFOAustin Davis9Boxscore2410512131.28-0.71103
62DENDerek Carr17Boxscore36158113262.74-0.8499
63KANTom Brady4Boxscore2315912283.241.0899
64HOUAndrew Luck15Boxscore34187212194.531.1599
65BUFBrian Hoyer13Boxscore30192022142.75-0.2899
66BUFMichael Vick8Boxscore36153014212.18-1.4998
67SEAPeyton Manning3Boxscore4930321175.821.6598
68NYJBen Roethlisberger10Boxscore43343122175.691.7297
69TAMRobert Griffin11Boxscore32207126402.55-1.0696
70KANDerek Carr15Boxscore56222104203.7-0.8496
71SEADrew Stanton12Boxscore2614901393.280.4495
72DETRyan Tannehill10Boxscore38207113293.73-0.1194
73DENKyle Orton14Boxscore57355124144.44-0.1594
74NORCam Newton9Boxscore28151014292.41-0.8293
75ARIAustin Davis10Boxscore30216126422.89-0.7191
76CLEAndy Dalton15Boxscore24117012142.23-0.4789
77TENTony Romo2Boxscore29176104285.091.6589
78CHIColin Kaepernick2Boxscore34248134163.08-0.7388
79CLEBlake Bortles7Boxscore3115913281.09-2.487
80DETJay Cutler13Boxscore48280223244.04-0.4285
81SFOPhilip Rivers16Boxscore5435643285.230.6285
82GNBJosh McCown16Boxscore26147017541.45-2.185
83GNBKyle Orton15Boxscore27158013183.17-0.1584
84DETAaron Rodgers3Boxscore27162102155.762.5284
85SEADerek Carr9Boxscore4119422153.31-0.8483
86KANAustin Davis8Boxscore25160117442.84-0.7182
87NWEMatthew Stafford12Boxscore46264012204.15-0.2782
88WASTony Romo8Boxscore28209105545.31.6582
89SDGGeno Smith5Boxscore12270100-1.5-0.8581
90MIAAaron Rodgers6Boxscore42264303166.842.5281
91SEARyan Lindley16Boxscore44216014292.96-1.4981
92CLEKyle Orton13Boxscore3119012193.47-0.1580
93DENGeno Smith6Boxscore43190214173.57-0.8580
94ARIMatthew Stafford11Boxscore30183014193.5-0.2780
95SFORussell Wilson15Boxscore24168115303.90.5380
96SDGShaun Hill12Boxscore3519812173.36-0.5580
97WASChad Henne2Boxscore281931110702.58-1.4978
98NORBen Roethlisberger13Boxscore5843522106.531.7278
99BUFRyan Fitzpatrick4Boxscore3726812344.850.6778
100NYGRyan Fitzpatrick3Boxscore3428913274.640.6778

That was one of 8 top-100 performances produced by the Bills defense last year. Seattle had seven such games, while Cleveland, San Francisco, and Denver had six each.

What about the worst defensive performances? That honor belongs to Miami in the aforementioned game against Geno Smith. Once you adjust for SOS, the Dolphins allowing Geno Smith to torch them is even worse than what the Colts allowed Roethlisberger to do:

RkDefQBWkBoxscoreAttYdTDINTSkSkydANY/ASOSVALUE
1MIAGeno Smith17Boxscore25358301615.85-0.85-275
2INDBen Roethlisberger8Boxscore49522600013.11.72-257
3TENRyan Fitzpatrick13Boxscore33358600014.480.67-254
4STLEli Manning16Boxscore32391301513.520.28-234
5WASJosh McCown11Boxscore23288202712.84-2.1-220
6TAMJoe Flacco6Boxscore28306500014.50.51-220
7STLColin Kaepernick6Boxscore35343300011.51-0.73-214
8NORMatt Ryan1Boxscore43448301311.480.51-213
9WASAndrew Luck13Boxscore27370511914.861.15-212
10CHITom Brady8Boxscore35354500012.971.08-202
11CHIAaron Rodgers10Boxscore27315600016.112.52-201
12NYGMatthew Stafford1Boxscore32346201511.55-0.27-188
13CARJoe Flacco4Boxscore31327300012.480.51-181
14TAMMatt Ryan3Boxscore24286301613.60.51-174
15NYJKyle Orton8Boxscore172384042513.95-0.15-167
16ATLJay Cutler6Boxscore3838110269.88-0.42-167
17SFOPeyton Manning7Boxscore263184021413.711.65-166
18CHIDrew Brees15Boxscore363753021511.050.57-165
19BALBrian Hoyer3Boxscore25290100012.4-0.28-164
20PITDrew Brees13Boxscore27257501712.50.57-162
21PITAndy Dalton14Boxscore29302202510.87-0.47-162
22ATLTeddy Bridgewater4Boxscore30317000010.57-0.85-159
23ARIRussell Wilson16Boxscore313392011011.530.53-156
24INDColt McCoy13Boxscore47392306517.57-1.49-155
25WASNick Foles3Boxscore4132530009.39-0.47-153
26SFODerek Carr14Boxscore28254301910.52-0.84-151
27NORAndy Dalton11Boxscore22220301112.13-0.47-149
28JAXPhilip Rivers4Boxscore393773021210.370.62-148
29CHIMatthew Stafford13Boxscore4539020279-0.27-148
30JAXAndrew Luck3Boxscore39370402510.851.15-146
31BUFTom Brady6Boxscore373614021510.921.08-145
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34SDGRyan Tannehill9Boxscore34288300010.24-0.11-143
35OAKAlex Smith15Boxscore30297201210.810.07-143
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37SDGDerek Carr6Boxscore3428241009.32-0.84-137
38GNBDrew Brees8Boxscore32311302910.650.57-134
39NYJTeddy Bridgewater14Boxscore27309213129.73-0.85-134
40TAMMatthew Stafford14Boxscore34311304179.32-0.27-132
41CHIAaron Rodgers4Boxscore28302401013.172.52-131
42OAKPhilip Rivers6Boxscore34313301610.490.62-131
43TENAndrew Luck4Boxscore41393410010.441.15-129
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46BALBen Roethlisberger9Boxscore373406031911.031.72-127
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48PITZach Mettenberger11Boxscore24263210010.75-0.58-125
49INDTony Romo16Boxscore202184011113.671.65-124
50NWEAlex Smith4Boxscore262483021210.570.07-122
51PHIKirk Cousins3Boxscore4842731009.210.59-120
52OAKBrian Hoyer8Boxscore2827510189.9-0.28-117
53KANJake Locker1Boxscore33266204237.65-1.6-115
54PHIAustin Davis5Boxscore49375304347.57-0.71-114
55NORCam Newton14Boxscore3322630008.67-0.82-111
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57BALAndy Dalton1Boxscore3830110008.45-0.47-106
58CINBen Roethlisberger14Boxscore39350300010.511.72-104
59PHICarson Palmer8Boxscore4232920008.790.19-104
60DALColin Kaepernick1Boxscore2320120199.67-0.73-102
61MIAEJ Manuel2Boxscore2620210008.54-1.49-101
62TAMDerek Anderson1Boxscore3423020197.46-1.49-99
63CINBlake Bortles9Boxscore33247212146.51-2.4-97
64INDNick Foles2Boxscore3733111008.27-0.47-97
65DALEli Manning7Boxscore3324830009.330.28-96
66NWEAndy Dalton5Boxscore2420420189.44-0.47-94
67STLMatt Cassel1Boxscore2517020008.4-1.49-94
68CARAaron Rodgers7Boxscore222553021412.542.52-93
69WASShaun Hill14Boxscore22213204159.15-0.55-93
70ARIPeyton Manning5Boxscore4747942139.711.65-92
71CLECharlie Whitehurst5Boxscore21194202119.7-0.33-90
72TAMDerek Anderson15Boxscore4027710386.72-1.49-90
73NYJMatthew Stafford4Boxscore34293204218.21-0.27-90
74NORJoe Flacco12Boxscore24243101910.160.51-88
75DALColt McCoy8Boxscore30299013137.3-1.49-88
76SDGCarson Palmer1Boxscore37304202108.560.19-88
77OAKShaun Hill13Boxscore2218320179.39-0.55-88
78NYGTony Romo7Boxscore232793121211.281.65-87
79TENMatt Hasselbeck17Boxscore1915510009.21-1.49-87
80KANPeyton Manning2Boxscore262423015111.65-87
81MINDrew Brees3Boxscore3529320159.110.57-87
82SEAAustin Davis7Boxscore2015520009.75-0.71-87
83NYGShaun Hill16Boxscore3229021298.12-0.55-86
84OAKRyan Tannehill4Boxscore3127821008.81-0.11-86
85BALDrew Brees12Boxscore45420314218.450.57-86
86CLEJoe Flacco17Boxscore36312201228.920.51-85
87ARIColin Kaepernick17Boxscore26204201158.48-0.73-83
88NYGAndrew Luck9Boxscore4635440199.041.15-83
89NYJPhilip Rivers5Boxscore28288313119.420.62-83
90SDGPeyton Manning15Boxscore20233101711.711.65-83
91JAXTony Romo10Boxscore27246301610.711.65-82
92NORTony Romo4Boxscore29262301710.51.65-82
93HOUEli Manning3Boxscore2823420189.170.28-80
94SEAPhilip Rivers2Boxscore3728430188.840.62-80
95CHIRyan Tannehill7Boxscore32277204218.22-0.11-79
96PHIAaron Rodgers11Boxscore36341301210.782.52-79
97TENBlake Bortles6Boxscore46336116395.23-2.4-78
98TENBrian Hoyer5Boxscore3729131177.87-0.28-77
99NORMatt Ryan16Boxscore4032210008.550.51-77
100WASRyan Fitzpatrick1Boxscore22206100010.270.67-76

The Saints and Bears lead the way with six bottom-100 performances. That’s probably not too surprising to anyone who watched those defenses last year.

  1. The mathy dirty work: The NFL average ANY/A was 6.13, so Rodgers fell 4.15 ANY/A below average in this game. Since Rodgers himself was 2.52 ANY/A better than average on the season, Buffalo’s pass defense gets a +6.67 ANY/A grade in this game. Over the course of 43 dropbacks, that’s worth 287 ANY of value. []
  • Nuclear Badger

    In the Packers-Bills game, Jordy Nelson dropped what probably would have been a really long TD pass – possibly cost the Packer the #1 seed in the NFC as a result.

  • Tom

    That was funky game for the Packers…the Bills had (have) a great defense, and play great at home, but Green Bay seemed kind of out of sorts…I seem to remember what looked like miscommunication between Rodgers and his receivers, etc.