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Player Completion Percentage Statistics: 2016 NFL Season

Player completion percentage is simply the percentage of attempted passes that resulted in a completion.  

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As with most other passing statistics, the baseline for what’s expected of a quarterback is higher for completion percentage now than it was a generation ago.  Even subpar quarterbacks are very likely to have a completion percentage above 60%.  In today’s game there’s not a whole lot of differentiation between quarterbacks when looking at this statistics as almost all regular quarterbacks have a completion percentage between 55% and 70%.  Furthermore, quarterbacks at the top of the list aren’t artificially keeping their completion percentage high by attempting fewer passes; on the contrary, many of those at the top of the leaderboard attempt more passes than those below them on this list.

Player Completion Percentage Leaders
RankPlayerTeamCompletionsPassing AttemptsCompletions Percentage
1Sam BradfordMIN39555271.6
2Drew BreesNO47167370.0
3Matt RyanATL37353469.9
4Dak PrescottDAL31145967.8
5Tom BradyNE29143267.4
6Alex SmithKC32848967.1
7Ryan TannehillMIA26138967.1
8Kirk CousinsWAS40660667.0
9Aaron RodgersGB40161065.7
10Matthew StaffordDET38859465.3
11Joe FlaccoBAL43667264.9
12Andy DaltonCIN36456364.7
13Russell WilsonSEA35354664.7
14Ben RoethlisbergerPIT32850964.4
15Derek CarrOAK35756063.8
16Andrew LuckIND34654563.5
17Eli ManningNYG37759863.0
18Carson WentzPHI37960762.4
19Tyrod TaylorBUF26943661.7
20Marcus MariotaTEN27645161.2
21Carson PalmerARI36459761.0
22Case KeenumLA19632260.9
23Jameis WinstonTB34556760.8
24Philip RiversSD34957860.4
25Trevor SiemianDEN28948659.5
26Colin KaepernickSF19633159.2
27Brock OsweilerHOU30151059.0
28Blake BortlesJAX36862558.9
29Ryan FitzpatrickNYJ22840356.6
30Cam NewtonCAR27051052.9
Player Completion Percentage Statistics By Season:
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