Week Ten of the NFL season contained seven quarterbacks who passed for 300 yards or more and seven running backs who rushed for 100 yards or more.
The seven quarterbacks who passed for 300 yards or more and the WON/LOSS result of their teams in Week Ten is as follows:
Ryan, Atlanta 351 LOSS
Brady, New England 329 WIN
Stafford, Detroit 329 LOSS
Brees, New Orleans 322 WIN
Skelton, Arizona 315 WIN
Manning, NYGiants 311 LOSS
Sanchez, NYJets 306 LOSS
That works out to a WON/LOSS record of 3 WINS/4 LOSS, or a 43% winning percentage.
The seven running backs who rushed for 100 yards or more and the WON/LOSS result of their teams in Week Ten is as follows:
Bush, Oakland 157 WIN
Murray, Dallas 135 WIN
Johnson, Tennessee 130 WIN
Jackson, St. Louis 128 WIN
Jackson, Buffalo 114 LOSS
Jones-Drew, Jacksonville 114 WIN
Lynch, Seattle 109 WIN
That works out to a WON/LOSS record of 6 WINS/1 LOSS, or an 86% winning percentage.
Year-to-date, this is how these statistics break down:
500 YARD PASSERS
1 WIN/0 LOSSES 100% Winning Percentage
400 YARD PASSERS
3 WINS/7 LOSSES 30% Winning Percentage
300 YARD PASSERS
42 WINS/37 LOSSES 53% Winning Percentage
200 YARD RUSHERS
2 WINS/0 LOSSES 100% winning percentage
100 YARD RUSHERS
59 WINS/16 LOSSES 79% Winning Percentage
TWO 100 YARD RUSHERS ON THE SAME TEAM
3 WIN/0 LOSSES 100% Winning Percentage
BOTH A 300 YARD PASSER AND 100 YARD RUSHERS
3 WIN/1 LOSS 75% Winning Percentage
Currently for the season, teams who have had quarterbacks pass for 300 yards or more would have a won/loss record total in a 16-game season of 8 WINS/8 LOSSES.
Currently for the season, teams who have had player rush for 100 yards or more would have a WON/LOSS record total in a 16-game season of 13 WINS/3 LOSSES.
The bottom line in the NFL is winning games.To this point in the season, it appears the best chance to win in the NFL is to have a player rush for 100 yards or more during each game.
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