Sam Bradford Putting Up Solid Numbers As Vikings Quarterback

Playing in the constraints of a run-first offense, former Sooner Sam Bradford has done in eight games what he hasn’t done at any time in his career – have five individual games in which he had a passer rating of 100.0 or above.

In 2012 with the St. Louis Rams, he had four games with a passer rating of 100.0 or higher – but that came in 16 games in a season where he had a season-long passer rating of 82.6.

In 2015 with the Philadelphia Eagles, Bradford had four games with a passer rating of 100.0, but that came in 14 starts in a year where he had a passer rating of 86.4.

In eight games as a Vikings starter, Bradford has a passer rating of 99.9 and only one game with a rating below 88.6 (a 71.6 rating against the Eagles). He has thrown for less than 224 yards just once.

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The answer to why he has so many highly rated games is that he has completed 71 percent of his passes or higher in five games – which, not coincidentally, are the five games he has posted passer ratings of over 100.0. (Vikings Update)

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