2019 NFL QUARTERBACK RATINGS

Regular season totals, playoffs not included

Revised as of 3/29/2020

Quarterbacks are ranked according to DYAR, or Defense-adjusted Yards Above Replacement. This gives the value of the quarterback's performance compared to replacement level, adjusted for situation and opponent and then translated into yardage. DYAR (and its cousin, YAR, which isn't adjusted based on opponent) is further explained here.

The other statistic given is DVOA, or Defense-adjusted Value Over Average. This number represents value, per play, over an average quarterback in the same game situations. The more positive the DVOA rating, the better the player's performance. Negative DVOA represents below-average offense. DVOA (and its cousin, VOA, which isn't adjusted based on opponent) is further explained here.

The simple version: DYAR means a quarterback with more total value. DVOA means a quarterback with more value per play.

Effective Yards, listed in red, translate DVOA into a yards per attempt figure. This provides an easy comparison: in general, players with more Effective Yards than standard yards played better than standard stats would otherwise indicate, while players with fewer Effective Yards than standard yards played worse than standard stats would otherwise indicate. Effective Yards are not the best way to measure total value because they are more dependent on usage than DYAR.

Total QBR (listed as just QBR) is a metric created by the ESPN Stats & Information group. Total QBR is based on the expected points added by the quarterback on each play, then adjusts the numbers to a scale of 0-100. QBR as displayed here is adjusted for opponent. There are four main differences between Total QBR and Football Outsiders' DVOA metric (with further explanation here):

  • Total QBR incorporates information from game charting, such as passes dropped or thrown away on purpose.
  • Total QBR splits responsibility on plays between the quarterback, his receivers, and his blockers. Drops, for example, are more on the receiver, as are yards after the catch, and some sacks are more on the offensive line than others.
  • Total QBR has a clutch factor which adds (or subtracts) value for quarterbacks who perform best (or worst) in high-leverage situations.
  • Total QBR combines passing and rushing value into one number and differentiates between scrambles and planned runs.

Further information about the table below:

  • Passes total includes sacks and aborted snaps. Both count against a quarterback's value.
  • Intentional clock-stopping spikes are not counted as passes, which may cause completion rate to be different from official NFL stats.
  • Fumbles count the same whether lost to the defense or retained by the offense.
  • DPI lists the number of plays and yards where the quarterback drew Defensive Pass Interference. These plays are incorporated into DVOA and DYAR, but are not included in the totals for Passes or Yards.
  • ALEX represents Air Less EXpected on third downs, the average difference between the length of the quarterback's throw and the distance needed for a new set of downs. The number listed here only includes third downs and is not adjusted for passes thrown away or batted down.

Clicking on a player's name will bring you to his FO player page with advanced stats through the most recent season.

PASSING: Minimum 200 passes, 34 players ranked

Player Team DYAR Rk YAR Rk DVOA Rk VOA QBR Rk Pass Yards EYds TD FK FL INT C% DPI ALEX
D.Prescott DAL 1,541 1 1,562 1 27.1% 6 27.6% 70.2 4 619 4,734 5,334 30 3 2 9 65.3% 6/97 2.3
P.Mahomes KC 1,320 2 1,354 2 30.0% 3 31.0% 76.3 2 501 3,901 4,382 26 0 2 5 66.0% 7/98 1.5
D.Brees NO 1,316 3 1,338 3 39.8% 1 40.7% 71.7 3 385 2,882 3,873 27 0 0 4 75.5% 6/71 0.8
R.Wilson SEA 1,265 4 1,073 5 24.3% 7 19.0% 69.8 5 561 3,788 4,599 31 4 1 5 66.5% 5/99 3.7
L.Jackson BAL 1,261 5 1,242 4 34.9% 2 34.2% 81.8 1 422 3,021 3,922 36 0 0 6 66.4% 2/73 1.8
D.Carr OAK 1,064 6 1,047 6 18.7% 8 18.2% 62.2 10 540 3,858 4,324 21 2 0 8 70.9% 5/92 1.3
K.Cousins MIN 795 7 873 7 14.3% 10 16.8% 58.4 13 476 3,375 3,597 26 6 3 6 69.3% 8/115 2.3
A.Rodgers GB 794 8 817 9 9.0% 13 9.6% 50.4 20 605 3,707 4,250 26 0 4 4 62.3% 12/206 4.1
M.Stafford DET 776 9 842 8 28.8% 4 32.2% 69.6 6 307 2,360 2,622 19 1 2 5 64.7% 2/57 3.0
R.Tannehill TEN 773 10 758 11 28.0% 5 27.2% 62.2 9 315 2,529 2,645 22 3 3 6 71.0% 3/79 2.9
J.Garoppolo SF 724 11 765 10 10.8% 11 12.1% 58.8 12 513 3,727 3,639 27 3 5 13 69.4% 10/116 -0.1
D.Watson HOU 722 12 645 14 9.5% 12 7.3% 68.7 7 538 3,580 3,798 26 3 3 12 67.7% 2/10 1.2
P.Rivers LAC 714 13 721 12 6.6% 15 6.8% 48.6 24 625 4,332 4,203 23 5 3 20 66.7% 16/228 2.0
M.Ryan ATL 712 14 603 16 7.0% 14 4.2% 57.6 14 628 3,981 4,126 26 4 4 14 66.9% 8/176 2.5
J.Goff LAR 552 15 493 17 2.0% 18 0.6% 48.5 25 649 4,422 4,140 22 5 4 16 63.2% 6/61 1.8
T.Brady NE 550 16 621 15 2.4% 17 4.2% 53.7 17 639 3,830 4,015 24 1 1 8 61.3% 14/234 1.0
C.Wentz PHI 476 17 685 13 0.1% 20 5.0% 60.8 11 645 3,788 4,075 27 6 5 6 64.0% 6/111 2.7
R.Fitzpatrick MIA 432 18 313 20 1.3% 19 -2.1% 66.5 8 541 3,314 3,403 20 4 1 13 62.3% 9/123 4.0
J.Brissett IND 414 19 479 18 2.6% 16 4.8% 50.1 21 473 2,786 2,988 18 2 4 6 61.5% 10/217 -0.3
T.Bridgewater NO 340 20 335 19 15.3% 9 14.9% 48.9 22 208 1,283 1,499 9 1 0 2 68.2% 1/3 -1.4
K.Murray ARI 305 21 191 23 -3.1% 21 -6.1% 55.7 15 588 3,410 3,464 20 3 1 12 65.0% 9/177 1.5
G.Minshew JAX 193 22 259 21 -5.0% 22 -2.9% 42.6 29 503 3,086 2,794 21 4 6 6 60.8% 7/107 2.0
J.Winston TB 92 23 211 22 -9.0% 24 -6.1% 53.7 16 662 4,695 3,506 32 7 5 29 61.3% 11/184 2.2
C.Keenum WAS 51 24 109 24 -8.1% 23 -4.6% 43.5 28 260 1,565 1,413 11 2 2 5 65.3% 4/41 -1.3
B.Mayfield CLE 48 25 -68 28 -9.8% 25 -13.0% 52.4 19 573 3,516 3,029 22 3 2 21 59.7% 14/155 1.6
A.Dalton CIN 19 26 -63 27 -10.6% 26 -12.9% 40.1 30 558 3,230 2,934 16 1 4 14 60.4% 11/152 1.2
M.Trubisky CHI 5 27 15 26 -11.0% 27 -10.7% 39.5 31 551 2,909 2,853 17 1 2 9 63.5% 7/65 1.5
J.Allen BUF -21 28 34 25 -11.8% 28 -10.1% 47.3 26 497 2,827 2,475 20 3 3 9 59.4% 5/111 3.4
J.Flacco DEN -144 29 -170 31 -18.8% 29 -20.2% 48.7 23 287 1,635 1,308 6 4 3 5 65.8% 5/79 -0.3
M.Rudolph PIT -225 30 -121 29 -23.0% 33 -17.5% 34.4 33 298 1,632 1,222 13 4 0 9 62.4% 7/182 -0.2
D.Jones NYG -256 31 -244 32 -19.2% 30 -18.8% 53.6 18 498 2,733 2,212 24 4 8 12 61.9% 4/87 0.7
S.Darnold NYJ -290 32 -129 30 -20.4% 31 -15.2% 43.6 27 475 2,819 2,136 19 5 3 13 62.2% 8/130 2.5
K.Allen CAR -395 33 -348 33 -22.4% 32 -21.1% 36.4 32 536 2,916 2,295 17 5 7 16 62.2% 4/101 2.2
D.Haskins WAS -443 34 -412 34 -42.0% 34 -39.8% 26.4 34 232 1,148 556 7 2 2 7 58.9% 3/35 0.2

PASSING, OTHERS: 10-199 passes

Player Team DYAR YAR DVOA VOA QBR Pass Yards EYds TD FK FL INT C% DPI ALEX
M.Schaub ATL 217 231 37.6% 40.7% 78.9 67 561 655 3 0 1 1 76.9% 0/0 -0.7
M.Moore KC 172 113 15.5% 6.4% 55.4 98 594 752 4 2 0 0 65.6% 1/8 -0.7
D.Lock DEN 138 192 2.2% 7.4% 48.2 162 994 1,025 7 1 1 3 64.1% 4/71 1.3
B.Roethlisberger PIT 69 -32 5.4% -18.8% 27.1 64 338 430 0 1 0 1 56.5% 2/26 3.3
C.Newton CAR 19 -8 -8.0% -12.5% 21.1 94 529 508 0 0 0 1 56.8% 0/0 -0.5
R.Griffin BAL 14 -6 -5.9% -13.6% 52.8 43 206 232 1 0 0 2 60.5% 0/0 1.4
S.Mannion MIN -5 -19 -15.2% -25.7% 24.8 21 126 99 0 0 0 1 57.1% 0/0 -4.8
M.Glennon OAK -6 -6 -20.2% -19.6% 23.7 11 53 48 1 1 0 0 60.0% 0/0 -2.7
C.Daniel CHI -9 15 -13.2% -7.8% 57.6 71 387 353 3 0 0 2 70.3% 1/9 -1.3
E.Manning NYG -38 25 -15.0% -8.6% 34.4 153 983 746 6 2 1 5 62.3% 1/24 2.3
B.Hundley ARI -43 -44 -62.3% -64.1% 79.2 13 38 9 0 0 0 0 45.5% 0/0 6.0
M.Mariota TEN -62 -35 -17.0% -14.5% 33.7 183 1,031 767 7 2 0 2 60.5% 2/25 0.2
N.Foles JAX -77 -61 -21.3% -19.1% 33.6 125 669 508 3 0 2 2 66.4% 1/5 1.8
J.Driskel DET -91 -91 -24.2% -24.2% 47.9 114 639 438 4 1 0 4 60.2% 2/15 -1.6
AJ McCarron HOU -96 -91 -43.6% -42.0% 25.5 42 182 107 0 0 0 1 56.8% 0/0 3.0
D.Blough DET -101 -206 -19.5% -28.3% 32.1 188 880 829 4 0 0 5 54.0% 1/30 1.7
C.McCoy WAS -114 -189 -73.8% -115.2% 13.9 33 80 -9 0 2 0 1 66.7% 0/0 -3.7
B.Allen DEN -115 -168 -30.5% -39.6% 38.1 93 456 320 3 0 0 2 46.4% 1/24 0.7
M.Barkley BUF -122 -164 -52.0% -66.1% 9.5 53 344 75 0 2 1 3 54.0% 0/0 1.4
D.Hodges PIT -122 -136 -22.1% -23.4% 30.1 175 944 729 5 2 1 8 63.3% 6/91 -1.4
B.Hoyer IND -175 -140 -53.1% -44.6% 16.3 70 332 100 4 1 1 4 53.8% 1/35 -0.3
W.Grier CAR -180 -159 -60.6% -54.8% 2.5 58 184 48 0 0 0 3 53.8% 1/29 -0.5
R.Finley CIN -290 -321 -59.8% -64.9% 23.5 98 388 86 2 1 3 2 47.1% 2/20 1.0
L.Falk NYJ -314 -362 -72.3% -81.7% 8.9 89 320 -14 0 1 1 3 64.4% 0/0 -0.4
J.Rosen MIA -409 -429 -63.0% -65.6% 18.4 125 476 78 1 1 0 5 53.2% 2/36 7.7

RUSHING: Minimum 8 rushes, 37 players ranked

Player Team DYAR Rk YAR Rk DVOA Rk VOA Runs Yards EYds TD FUM
L.Jackson BAL 273 1 270 1 20.5% 8 20.1% 156 1229 1,241 7 7
J.Allen BUF 100 2 77 5 6.5% 17 2.2% 95 523 623 9 6
K.Murray ARI 87 3 84 4 8.5% 14 7.8% 82 550 510 4 1
R.Tannehill TEN 82 4 95 2 48.9% 1 58.3% 25 201 289 4 0
D.Watson HOU 77 5 87 3 9.9% 13 12.6% 69 435 437 7 4
D.Prescott DAL 71 6 64 8 15.6% 10 12.8% 41 287 350 3 1
P.Mahomes KC 66 7 76 6 28.1% 5 34.5% 31 230 272 2 1
A.Rodgers GB 61 8 56 10 35.9% 3 31.4% 27 202 235 1 0
J.Brissett IND 57 9 66 7 10.1% 12 13.3% 45 237 322 4 1
C.Wentz PHI 56 10 50 14 6.1% 18 4.2% 52 242 352 1 3
J.Winston TB 53 11 51 12 12.6% 11 11.7% 41 264 278 1 0
J.Driskel DET 52 12 53 11 37.0% 2 37.6% 21 152 198 1 0
B.Mayfield CLE 48 13 50 13 21.9% 7 23.0% 24 144 213 3 1
G.Minshew JAX 48 14 57 9 8.1% 15 11.9% 54 353 286 0 2
D.Jones NYG 45 15 39 16 7.9% 16 5.2% 40 283 268 2 4
M.Ryan ATL 38 16 39 15 18.1% 9 18.8% 25 156 175 1 1
R.Wilson SEA 33 17 24 18 -0.3% 20 -3.8% 60 342 279 3 3
R.Fitzpatrick MIA 33 18 15 20 2.2% 19 -5.6% 42 259 259 5 3
T.Brady NE 32 19 30 17 22.0% 6 20.0% 11 46 141 3 0
R.Finley CIN 22 20 21 19 35.4% 4 34.6% 9 77 83 0 0
T.Hill NO 7 21 5 22 -7.5% 22 -9.1% 27 156 133 1 0
A.Dalton CIN 7 22 6 21 -7.7% 23 -8.4% 24 77 125 4 3
R.Griffin BAL 5 23 -4 26 -6.6% 21 -16.8% 15 70 72 0 0
K.Allen CAR 4 24 -1 25 -9.0% 24 -12.5% 25 108 109 2 1
D.Lock DEN 1 25 5 23 -10.9% 25 -5.1% 13 73 50 0 1
M.Rudolph PIT 0 26 -4 27 -12.5% 26 -17.7% 13 49 52 0 0
M.Mariota TEN -2 27 3 24 -13.7% 27 -9.3% 23 130 69 0 1
S.Darnold NYJ -7 28 -5 29 -20.1% 31 -18.1% 15 70 46 2 2
D.Haskins WAS -8 29 -10 32 -20.9% 32 -22.3% 17 98 49 0 2
J.Garoppolo SF -9 30 -7 30 -18.0% 29 -16.4% 24 65 90 1 2
K.Cousins MIN -9 31 -9 31 -19.8% 30 -19.7% 18 71 65 1 1
M.Trubisky CHI -12 32 -5 28 -17.6% 28 -14.5% 42 189 127 2 2
D.Hodges PIT -16 33 -12 33 -34.5% 34 -28.6% 12 79 15 0 1
M.Stafford DET -19 34 -14 34 -40.1% 36 -32.6% 14 63 5 0 2
T.Bridgewater NO -19 35 -30 35 -32.7% 33 -43.6% 15 44 23 0 0
J.Goff LAR -32 36 -35 36 -36.7% 35 -39.1% 19 46 20 2 1
D.Carr OAK -49 37 -42 37 -60.6% 37 -53.9% 19 84 -40 2 5