2016 NFL Draft Best Quarterback Value picks

Applying our machine learning system to the quarterbacks in the 2016 NFL draft, the best values are as follows. The system ranks quarterbacks as yes or no draft and assigns a probability based only on the players college statistics.

1. Dolphins – Brandon Doughtey – yes (86%)
Miami took Brandon Doughtey as the last quarterback in the 2016 draft. Our machine learning QB system rated him a “yes” with an 86% probability.

2. Bills – Cardale Jones – yes (97%)
Buffalo selected Cardale Jones as the 9th quarterback in the draft. Jones had our systems highest yes ranking at 97%.

3. Chiefs – Kevin Hogan – yes (82%)
Kansas City drafted Kevin Hogan as the 10th QB taken yet he was a yes draft with an 82% ranking.

4. Lions – Jake Ruddock – yes (83%)
Detroit took Michigan QB Jake Ruddock as the 12th quarterback in the draft. Our system had Ruddock as a yes with an 83% prorbability.

Here are some more numbers to consider from our system:

Drafted only 23 of 32 starting QBs for 2015
12 playoff teams in 2015, the system drafted 10 QBs (83%)
2015 Divisional Round the system drafted 7 of 8 QBs (87%)
2015 Conference Finals, the system drafted all 4 QBs (100%)
Super Bowl 50 teams, the system drafted both QBs. (100%)
Drafted every 2015 division winning quarterback except one – Hoyer. (87%)