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The Effect of Sack Yardage has on Quarterback Ratings

Analyze the effect of sack yardage has on quarterback rating.

a. Does the sack yardage predict the QB rating?

b.What is the regression equation and is this a significant equation?

c. What is your prediction for the QB rating of a quarterback that has 300 sack yards?

Quarterback Passing
Player sack yardage quarterback rating
Sage Rosenfels 0 131.9
David Garrard 0 122.2
Gus Frerotte 22 118.1
Billy Volek 45 101.4
Steve McNair 108 100.4
Doug Pederson 0 100
Peyton Manning 107 99
Todd Bouman 8 98.6
Tim Rattay 54 96.6
Daunte Culpepper 196 96.4
Trent Green 130 92.6
Jake Plummer 73 91.2
Vinny Testaverde 48 90.6
Brett Favre 137 90.4
Todd Collins 0 90.3
Mark Brunell 46 89.7
Matt Hasselbeck 246 88.8
Aaron Brooks 195 88.8
Brock Huard 3 88.2
Jon Kitna 249 87.4
Tom Brady 219 85.9
Rob Johnson 15 84.8
Tony Banks 57 84.3
Chad Pennington 160 82.9
Doug Flutie 27 82.8
Brad Johnson 111 81.5
Marc Bulger 288 81.4
Jake Delhomme 168 80.6
Jeff Garcia 104 80.1
Shaun King 25 79.7
Donovan McNabb 253 79.6
Koy Detmer 0 78.8
Tim Couch 116 77.6
Patrick Ramsey 206 75.8
Tommy Maddox 242 75.3
Rex Grossman 41 74.8
Kelly Holcomb 166 74.6
Rich Gannon 90 73.5
Drew Bledsoe 371 73
Byron Leftwich 90 73
Kurt Warner 38 72.9
Jay Fiedler 126 72.4
Anthony Wright 125 72.3
Quincy Carter 185 71.4
Kerry Collins 164 70.7
Josh McCown 174 70.3
Jeff Blake 132 69.6
David Carr 90 69.5
Brian Griese 83 69.2
Michael Vick 64 69

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This response explains whether sack yardage predicts quarterback ratings.

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