They say numbers don't lie, so what are Matt Cassel's numbers and how do they compare to other QB's in the NFL. Let’s take a look...
Matt Cassel -
QB Rate: 94.5
(9th Best in the NFL)
The Best: Michael Vick (105.3)
Best who has played 9 games: Phyllis "Cry me a" Rivers (102.9)
(Tied 5th Best in the NFL)
The Best: Eli Manning (19 TDs) <Eli also has 13 Ints>
(Tied for the BEST in the NFL) <players who have played in at least 9 games>
The Best: Matt Cassel
Sacks Taken: 15
(Tied for 4th fewest in the NFL) <players who have played in at least 9 games>
The Best: Eli/Payton Manning (both only have taken 12 sacks)
(Tied for 3rd fewest in the NFL)
Fumbles Lost: 1
(Tied for 2nd fewest in the NFL)
Matt Cassel has put up those stats only attempting 267 passes (19th in the NFL).
The only player with a better TD/Int Ratio is Tom Brady (17 TDs / 4 Ints). Tom Brady has attempted 304 passes.
To wrap it up...Matt Cassel is putting up top 10 QB numbers (Top 5 in all the 'important' stats like TDs / Ints / Sacks / Fumbles / Fumbles Lost / Etc.). But hay, lets draft and start a rookie next season. That should get this team going in the right direction. RIGHT
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