Found January 17, 2012 on Inside the Bills:
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ESPN came out with a new QB ranking formula that takes into account more of the situational aspects within a game when plays by a quarterback are made and weights them accordingly. It’s called Total QBR (QB rating) as it tries to modernize an effective means of rating quarterback play that goes beyond the seemingly outdated passer rating. Here’s how Fitz rated on ESPN’s system this past season. Ryan Fitzpatrick ranked 18th in the league in Total QBR with a figure of 51.2. Ratings go on a scale from 0-100, so an average score is 50. The highest-rated QB under this statistical metric in the 2011 season was surprise, surprise, Aaron Rodgers. His Total QBR was 85.2 as he narrowly outrated Drew Brees (84.0). Fitz’s top three performances from 2011 as rated by the Total QBR system were as follows 1 – Week 1 at KC – Total QBR  – 86.4 (stats – 17-25 (68%) for 208 yards, 4 TDs) 2 – Week 8 vs. Wash. – Total QBR – 84.1 (stats - 21-27 (77.8%) for 262 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT) 3 – Week 3 vs. N.E. –
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