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Thursday, September 29, 2011
Brady, Fitzpatrick No. 1-2 in QBR

By James Walker

Which quarterbacks are having the best start to the 2011 season?

According to ESPN's Total Quarterback Rating, the top two quarterbacks reside in the AFC East.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (85.3) and Buffalo Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (83.7) have the league's best QBRs through three weeks. They have combined for 2,168 yards, 20 touchdowns and eight interceptions.

Buffalo (3-0) also is the lone undefeated team in the AFC. New England is 2-1, with its lone loss to the Bills.

Here are the full QBR standings in the AFC East:

No. 1. Brady, Patriots

Stats: 1,327 yards, 11 touchdowns, five interceptions

QBR: 85.3

No. 2. Fitzpatrick, Bills

Stats: 841 yards, nine touchdowns, three interceptions

QBR: 83.7

No. 3. Chad Henne, Miami Dolphins

Stats: 841 yards, four touchdowns, three interceptions

QBR: 62.0

No. 4. Mark Sanchez, New York Jets

Stats: 886 yards, six touchdowns, four interceptions

QBR: 32.3