Thursday Night Football: A Real Quarterback Battle
A week ago, we watched two quarterbacks who have been, analytically, detriments to their respective teams this season. One of the two were benched during the game, while the other couldnâ€™t manage more than 12 completions on 27 attempts.
Brutal is an understatement.
But this week â€“ this week will be different. Weâ€™re moving from Case Keenum and Chad Henne â€“ quarterbacks with a combined Passing Net Expected Points total of -29.68 â€“ to Peyton Manning and Philip Rivers, passers who have combined to add over 367.75 points above expectation for their squads this season.
Will these passers fall victim to Thursday Night Footballâ€™s always sloppy, low-scoring curse? Letâ€™s dig into the numbers and find out.
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