Brees posted a 97.7 Total QBR. The season high (98.1) was set by Philip Rivers on Dec. 5. Brees’ previous best Total QBR this season was 97.2 on Oct. 23.
The other Total QBRs for the NFC South quarterbacks this week were very good in two cases and not very good in another case. Atlanta’s Matt Ryan was No. 6 with an 88.4 Total QBR in Thursday night’s victory against Jacksonville.
For the season, Brees is No. 2 at 82.4. Ryan is No. 7 at 65.9.
Newton is No. 15 at 57.0 and Freeman is No. 23 at 43.5.