Breaking Down Quarterback Red-Zone Attempts
The quarterbacks who lead the league in red-zone passing attempts are Drew Brees (54), Tom Brady (52), and Aaron Rodgers (50). Shocked? Me neither. There's a pretty strong correlation between the quality of an offense - often led by a premier quarterback - and the number of times they reach the red zone.
A stat that is perhaps a bit flukier, however, is the percentage of red zone passing attempts that come inside the 10-yard line. Is there any good reason Brees has thrown 55.6 percent of his red-zone passes inside the 10-yard line, but Rodgers' rate is just 32.0 percent? Both teams rely heavily on the pass, and it's unlikely the Saints are much more likely to get inside the 10-yard line than the Packers.
In using RotoWire's red-zone data
, I researched the percentage of red zone passes for the league's top-20 fantasy quarterbacks that have c You've reached the end of our free article preview.
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