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10.3 Professional Sports

10.3 Professional Sports
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  • Math Help

    Here is some more information about passer rating.

    • To get the maximum of 2.375 in each category, a player would need at least a 77.5% completion percentage, at least 12.5 yards per attempt, at least an 11.9% touchdown pass percentage, and 0 interceptions.
    • The lowest passer rating is 0. To obtain this rating, a player has to get a 0 in each category, which corresponds to a completion percentage of 30% or less, at most 3 yards per attempt, 0 touchdowns, and at least a 9.5% interception percentage.
    • The following statistics are through the 2010 season.
      • Peyton Manning has had 4 games with a perfect passer rating, the most in NFL history.
      • Peyton Manning also has the highest passer rating for a single season with a rating of 121.1.
      • Only one team has had two quarterbacks with a perfect passer rating game in one season. It was the 1989 San Francisco 49ers with Steve Young and Joe Montana.
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    To view the quarterback ratings of current and past football players, visit ESPN to view the statistics.

  • Checkpoint Solution

    Calculate the passer rating for each quarterback.

    Ben Roethlisberger:

    Kurt Warner:

    Eli Manning:

    Drew Brees:

    All four of the quarterbacks had a perfect passer rating because all four quarterbacks had a rating of 158.3.

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