QBs in 6-pt/Passing TD Leagues

We’ve had a lot of requests for analysis on leagues in which QB gets 6 points per TD pass, so here’s a look at Mike Horn’s statistical breakdown of these types of leagues.

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QBs in 6-pt/Passing TD Leagues
by Mike Horn
Staff Writer, FantasyGuru.com

There have been several questions lately about the impact on player values of a scoring system that awards 6 points for passing TDs (instead of the 4 points common in many leagues). This is my attempt to answer that analytically.

Who benefits?

There are two parts to this question. First, which individual QBs are better in a 6 point passing TD format?  Second, how does this scoring affect the values of QBs compared to other positions when drafting?

For this article, I’ll use this yardage scoring: 10 yards rushing/receiving = 1 pt; 25 yards passing = 1 pt; rushing/receiving TD = 6 pts. No points for receptions or point penalties for turnovers, and of course I’ll be comparing 4 vs. 6 points for passing TDs.

Individual QBs

Over the last 10 years, how would the ranks of individual QBs vary from 4 point to a 6 point per passing TD scoring system?  Not much:

QB Fantasy Rank Change 1999-2009 In 4 vs. 6 […]

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