AFC North quarterback report card

November, 27, 2012
11/27/12
4:10
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A look at how the quarterbacks around the division fared in Week 11:

Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals

Stats: 16-for-30 (53.3 percent) for 210 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions.

Comment: Dalton has put together three strong performances in a row. Of the three, this Sunday was perhaps his weakest one. His completion percentage was lower than usual because he overthrew some receivers. Still, it's hard to complain about three touchdowns and no interceptions.

QBR: 65.7 (14th among quarterbacks this week)

Grade: B-plus
Brandon Weeden, Cleveland Browns

Stats: 17-for-26 (65.4 percent) for 158 yards, one touchdown and one interception.

Comment: His third pass of the game was intercepted by Lawrence Timmons and returned 53 yards for a touchdown. That happened on third down, which was a problem area for Weeden all game. The Browns only converted 3 of 16 third downs (19 percent). Weeden was the only quarterback in the division to complete over 60 percent of his passes this week and he was going against the NFL's top-ranked pass defense. But I don't grade on a curve.

QBR: 13.4 (30th among quarterbacks this week)

Grade: C-minus

Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens

Stats: 30-for-51 (58.8 percent) for 355 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions.

Comment: Flacco received an "F" for his first half, when he completed 8 of 16 passes for 59 yards. He brought his "A" game after halftime, connecting on 22 of 35 throws for 296 yards. He was bailed out late by Rice, who took a dump-off pass from Flacco and converted a fourth-and-29. But Flacco did make some big throws in the clutch, including the one to Torrey Smith that set up the winning field goal in overtime.

QBR: 40.2 (19th among quarterbacks this week)

Grade: B

Charlie Batch, Pittsburgh Steelers

Stats: 20-for-34 (58.8 percent) for 199 yards, no touchdowns and three interceptions.

Comment: Batch simply doesn't have an NFL arm anymore. He constantly underthrew his receivers and was late on a sideline route, where he was picked off in Steelers territory. Batch threw three interceptions in the second half, including two in the fourth quarter. When he had a chance to win the game in the fourth quarter, he never came close to getting the Steelers in the end zone.

QBR: 20.4 (26th among quarterbacks this week)

Grade: F

Jamison Hensley

ESPN Ravens reporter

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