NFL Passing Numbers Are Way Up

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NFL Passing Numbers Are Way Up 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:50 pm

Passing numbers are up across the NFL this season as throwing the football dominates offenses more and more.

The average passer rating this season is 93.4 -- from 2002 through 2017, the average was 84.2.

From 1966 through 2017, the league saw 300-yard passing performances once every 3.8 games. This year, the average has fallen to once ever 1.4 games, with 57 300-yard performances in 78 games.

Eleven quarterbacks already have more than 1,500 passing yards. Six have thrown at least 12 touchdown passes through five weeks.

Via Mike Florio/Pro Football Talk

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