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ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?
***************************************************************************************** * There are four components to the Quarterback Passer Rating: 1. I- the Interception Rating 2. C- the Completion Rating 3. Y- the Yardage Rating 4. T- the Touchdown Rating I = -0.25i + 2.375 C = 0.05 c – 1.5 Y = 0.25 y – 0.75 T = 0.2 t i= c= y= t= interceptions as a % (with 2 decimal places) attempts completions as a % (with 2 decimal places) attempts yards round to the hundredths place attempts touchdowns as a % (with 2 decimal places) attempts

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Passer Rating = 6 (I + C + Y + T)
***************************************************************************************** * Joe Flacco’s 2012 Season Interceptions 10 Completions 317 Yards 4827 Touchdowns 34 Attempts 637

100

PART I. We will begin by examining the Interception Rating, I. Use the data from the table above which contains statistics from Quarterback Joe Flacco’s 2011 NFL season with the Baltimore Ravens. a) What percent of Flacco’s attempts were intercepted? Call this percentage, i, and fill in the blank below. (Show the calculation. Round the decimal to four decimal places, then rename it as a percent that will have two decimal places. This is the value of i. Give the percent to the nearest hundredth.)

i=

interceptions attempts

=

i = ________ percent

Substitute the value of i into the equation below to get the Interception Rating, I. I = -0.25i + 2.375 I = -0.25 ( ) + 2.375 = I = __________

It was determined by Don Smith that a value of i = 5.5 percent should be considered average and corresponds to an Interception Rating of I = 1. Also, a value of i = 1.5 percent should be considered exceptional and corresponds to an Interception Rating of I = 2. Note: When i = 0 percent, the best possible performance, I = 2.375. This is the maximum value a quarterback can have for his Interception Rating. Write an ordered pair to represent the Interception Rating (I) as a function of the interception percentage (i). It will look like (i, I) __________________________. Plot that point on the graph below. Interception Rating, I
2.4 2.2 2 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.2 1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 1

exceptional

average

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

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interception percentage b) Putting your result in perspective using the above information, comment on how good Joe Flacco’s interception percentage was. (Just say how well he performed – above average, below average, exceptional with regards to interceptions.)

Part II. Now we will look at the Completion Rating, C. Look back on the table for Joe Flacco’s data. c) What percent of Joe Flacco’s attempts were completions? Call this percentage c and fill in the blank below. (Show the calculation. Round the decimal to four decimal places, then rename it as a percent that will have two decimal places. Give the percent to the nearest hundredth.)

c=

completions attempts

=

c =_______ percent

Substitute the value of c into the equation below to get the Completion Rating. C = 0.05c – 1.5 C = 0.05 ( ) – 1.5 C = __________

It was determined by Don Smith that a value of c = 50 percent should be considered average and corresponds to a Completion Rating of C = 1. Also, a value of c = 70 percent should be considered exceptional and corresponds to a Completion Rating of C = 2. Plot and label these points on the graph below. Write an ordered pair to represent the Completion Rating (C) as a function of the completion percentage (c). It will look like (c, C) __________________________. Plot that point on the graph below. Completion Rating, C
2.4 2.2 2 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.2 1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80

c

completion percentage d) Comment on how good Joe Flacco’s completion percentage was. (Just say how well he performed with regard to completions.)

***************************************************************************************** Part III. Now we will look at the Yardage Rating, Y. Look back at the table for Joe Flacco’s data. e) What is the average yardage that Joe Flacco had in the 2011 season? (Show the calculation. Round your answer to the nearest tenth) y=

yards = attempts

y = _________ yards

Substitute the value of y into the equation below to get the Yardage Rating. Y = 0.25y – 0.75 Y = 0.25( ) – 0.75 Y = __________

It was determined by Don Smith that a value of y = 7 should be considered average and corresponds to a Yardage Rating of Y = 1. Also, a value of y = 11 should be considered exceptional and corresponds to a Yardage Rating of Y = 2. Write an ordered pair to represent the Yardage Rating (Y) as a function of the average yards (y). It will look like (y, Y) __________________________. Plot that point on the graph below.

Yardage Rating,2.4 Y
2.2 2 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.2 1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2

exceptional (11, 2) average ( 7, 1)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

y

average yardage

f) Comment on how good Joe Flacco’s average yardage was (Just say how well he performed with regards to yardage).

Part IV. Finally, we will calculate the Touchdown Rating, T. g) What was Joe Flacco’s touchdown percentage? (Show the calculation. Round the decimal to four decimal places, then rename it as a percent that will have two decimal places. Give the percent to the nearest hundredth)

touchdowns t= = attempts

t = _________ percent

Substitute the value of t into the equation below to get the Touchdown Rating. T = 0.2t T = 0.2 ( ) T = __________

It was determined by Don Smith that a value of t = 5 percent should be considered average and corresponds to a Touchdown Rating of T = 1. Also, a value of t = 10 percent should be considered exceptional and corresponds to a Touchdown Rating of T = 2. Write an ordered pair to represent the Touchdown Rating (T) as a function of the touchdown percentage (t). It will look like (t, T) __________________________. Plot that point on the graph below. Touchdown Rating, T
2.4 2.2 2 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.2 1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 1 2 3 4

exceptional

average

5

6

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8

9

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11

12

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touchdown percentage h) Comment on how good Joe Flacco’s touchdown percentage was (Just say how well he performed with regards to touchdowns)

***************************************************************************************** * We are now in the red zone (20 yards to go!) So let’s briefly summarize what we have found so far. i) Fill in the values you calculated for Joe Flacco’s ratings, then find the sum (which means add) of these four values. Interception Rating, I Completion Rating, C Yardage Rating, Y

Touchdown Rating, T SUM I+C+Y+T

Passer Rating =
j) Finally, multiply the SUM of I + C + Y + T by 100 ( 6

100 (I 6

+ C + Y + T)

100 . Round your answer to the tenths place. 6

Passer Rating =

) = _____________________

Joe Flacco’s Passer Rating for the 2012 season is ________________________________________ Note: A player with a perfect game/season has a Passer Rating of 158.3. This is like getting a grade of A++++ A player with a very good game/season has a Passer Rating of 100. This is like getting a grade of A.

Player: _______________________________Team ____________________Rating _________________ ***************************************************************************************** * Remember: interceptions I- the Interception Rating I = -0.25i + 2.375 i= as a % (with 2 decimal places) attempts C- the Completion Rating Y- the Yardage Rating T- the Touchdown Rating C = 0.05 c – 1.5 Y = 0.25 y – 0.75 T = 0.2 t c= y= t= completions as a % (with 2 decimal places) attempts yards round to the hundredths place attempts touchdowns as a % (with 2 decimal places) attempts

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interceptions i= = attempts
I = -0.25i + 2.375

i = ________ percent I = ______________

c=

completions attempts

= C = 0.05c – 1.5

c =_______ percent C = ______________

y=

yards = attempts
Y = 0.25y – 0.75

y = _________ yards Y = ______________

t=

touchdowns attempts
T = 0.2t

t = _________ percent T = _______________

I + C + Y + T = __________ Passer Rating =
100 (I 6

+ C + Y + T) = ________________