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Monday, November 28, 2011
Looking at QB performances, forecasts

By Paul Kuharsky

The AFC South saw some truly horrible quarterbacking Sunday.

In Jacksonville and Indianapolis, respectively, Blaine Gabbert and Curtis Painter had the sort of bad days we’ve become accustomed to as their teams lost.

Matt Hasselbeck struggled but found a big play at the end that helped the Titans win.

T.J. Yates really didn’t do much for Houston once he stepped in for Matt Leinart, who did well at not making mistakes and finding one big play before he got hurt.

Here’s a breakdown of AFC South quarterbacking Sunday, with QBR (and rank for the day) as well as passer rating.


Passer rating maxes out at 158.3; QBR goes to 100.

For a game, QBR can be interpreted as a percentile, so a score of 80 means a QB’s performance was better than 80 percent of all QB games.

McCown didn’t qualify for a QBR as he didn’t have 15 action plays.

Moving forward: