The ranking of quarterbacks after Week 2 of the regular season

Who were the quarterbacks that were light, and who were shadow, during the second day of the new NFL campaign?

how amazing was the week 2 of the regular season NFLThat we had quarterbacks with four touchdown passes and no interceptions who didn’t make our top five of the day?

In advance, an apology to Joe Flacco y Jared Goff.

Afterwards, the name that appeared as the best in terms of Total QBR for the weekend, one of two passers who reached the border of 90 points. On the opposite side, there were also two quarterbacks who stayed in single digits in the same category.

Without further ado, and in alphabetical order, here are the best and worst quarterbacks in the NFL for the week 2.


For the second consecutive day, Josh Allen led his Bills to a total annihilation of the rival in turn, this time the Titans were victimized. Buffalo’s quarterback posted the third-highest QBR Total of the day during one of two Week 2 “Monday Night Football” games, thanks to a 26-of-38 completion performance for 317 yards with four touchdowns no interceptions. Additionally, only 8.3 percent of his passes were inaccurate, the fifth-best rate of the day, and he ranked sixth in averages per pass attempt at 8.34. Allen is flying, at least at the start of the season, for the MVP award that was denied him two years ago.

The other “MNF” doubleheader-winning quarterback, Hurts, appeared on the right side of our weekly listing. The Philly star completed 26 of 31 passes for 333 yards with a touchdown and an interception, and rushed for 57 more yards on 11 carries, including two for touchdowns. His Total QBR for the day was 78.3, the sixth best of the week. On top of it all, Hurts was one of two quarterbacks to finish the day with an average yards per pass attempt greater than 10, posting an impressive 10.74. Ultimately, he was sixth with the best pass inaccuracy rate on the weekend, at just 9.7 percent.

It’s virtually impossible to ask Jackson to do more than he did for Baltimore on Sunday, though the Ravens ended up going down. Jackson completed 21 of 29 passing attempts for 318 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions, also leading his team in rushing with 119 yards and a touchdown on nine carries. As if that weren’t enough, he led the league with 10.97 passing yards, something that helped him achieve the fourth best Total QBR on the date, an 86.0.

If we had started this piece asking for candidates for the best Total QBR of Week 2, I doubt anyone would have guessed to mention Lawrence. The truth is that the Jags quarterback is coming off his best performance as a professional on a day in which he had 0.0 percent inaccurate passes and a completion rate of 83.3 percent. He completed 25 of 30 passes for 325 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions, and the seventh-highest average yards per pass attempt at 7.83. His 95.3 was one of two records of at least 90.0 in the league in Total QBR.

For the second week in a row, Tagovailoa joins Allen as the AFC East representatives who have not failed in the positive half of our weekly tally. The Dolphins quarterback shook off two interceptions to throw six touchdown passes, four of them in the fourth quarter, for a Total QBR of 90.0. He connected on 36 of 50 passes for 469 yards and an average of 9.38 yards per attempt which was the third-best mark of the weekend.


Apparently, Fields is having a hard time convincing his coaches to let him throw the ball. It was just 11 pass attempts, seven of them completions, for the Bears’ second-year quarterback in Week 2, with one being intercepted and zero touchdowns. His 18.2 percent inaccurate passing would have left him tied for 22nd with Mitch Trubisky on the day, had he thrown the minimum passes to qualify for the category, and would also have ranked 22nd in yards per attempt. passing with his 6.36. Chicago’s offense is going through a serious crisis and immediate answers are needed. A Total QBR of 6.7, second lowest on the weekend, is nothing to brag about at home.

So far, the Mayfield experiment has been a dismal failure in Carolina, and at this point the job of coach Matt Rhule seems insurmountable. Mayfield completed 14 of 29 passes for 145 yards with a touchdown with no interceptions. He was third-lowest among qualified passers at 25.9 percent incomplete, and his 5.00 yards per pass attempt was third-lowest. In the end, he was ranked No. 29 in Total QBR for the day, at just 15.9.

If we consider Mayfield a failure in Calolina, the same must be said for Ryan after two games in Indianapolis. No one had a lower Total QBR than his 6.2, after he completed 16 of 30 passes for just 195 yards with no touchdowns and three interceptions. With an average of 6.50 yards per pass attempt, which ranked him 20th in the league, the Colts quarterback didn’t help much either.

It looks like the beginning of the end of the Tannehill era is nearing in Tennessee, after yet another exit into oblivion. He went 11-of-20 for 117 yards with no touchdowns against two interceptions before being replaced by rookie Malik Willis in a loss to the Eagles. With 5.85 yards per pass attempt, he was 23rd in the league in that category.

Winston went back to the same pattern of forcing passes that end up turning into interceptions. Against the Bucs. Winston was intercepted three times, part of a 25-of-40 performance for 236 yards and just one touchdown. He had the fifth-worst rate in the NFL for incomplete passes, at 25 percent, and 22nd in yards per pass attempt at 5.90. New Orleans’ problem is that there’s really no one on the roster to challenge him for the job, so the only way forward for the Saints is patience.

Data of ESPN Stats & Information and TruMedia were used in the writing of this note.



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