Monday, November 28, 2011
QBR: Tom Brady back on top
By James Walker
It's been a while since New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had the NFL's best Total Quarterback Rating. But Brady is back on top this week following a masterful performance in New England's 38-20 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.
Brady threw for 361 yards and three touchdowns against Philadelphia. He had an NFL-best QBR of 91.6. What is even more impressive is he did it on the road against a talented and desperate Eagles team, which needed this game.
The Patriots and Brady are catching their stride at the right time. New England (8-3) is in a four-way tie with the Houston Texans (8-3), Baltimore Ravens (8-3) and Pittsburgh Steelers (8-3) for the best record in the AFC. New England has the easiest schedule the rest of the way and is could be the favorite for home-field advantage.
Here are this week's QBRs for the entire AFC East division: