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December 06, 2005

Peyton ... then Jake?

If you had to pick one quarterback to play the fourth quarter, chances are it would be Peyton Manning. If you had to pick a second, the best choice might be Jake Delhomme. According to STATS, Delhomme is second only to Manning when it comes to fourth-quarter passer rating. Here's a look at the NFL's top 10:

NFL Leaders in QB Rating, 4th Quarter (Thru games of Dec. 5, 2005)

(3.125 Att/Game)

Rank Player Team

1 Peyton Manning Ind 121.8

2 Jake Delhomme Car 105.0

3 Trent Green KC 99.3

4 Kurt Warner Ari 97.1

5 Carson Palmer Cin 94.8

6 Eli Manning NYG 93.7

7 Kerry Collins Oak 87.9

8 Marc Bulger StL 85.8

9 Matt Hasselbeck Sea 82.1

10 Ben Roethlisberger Pit 81.6

Posted by Observer Sports on December 6, 2005 at 01:51 PM | Permalink

Comments

Wonder if Fox is losing his motivational gift? This year the Panther's shortcomings can almost directly be attributed to whether they are motivated or not. With this pattern, a short lived playoff experience a certainty.

Posted by: rick truesdale | Dec 15, 2005 2:17:22 PM

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