2016 NFL Draft Worst Quarterback Value Picks

Applying our machine learning system to the quarterbacks in the 2016 NFL draft, the worst 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. Jets – Christian Hackenberg – no (73%)
New York Jest took Christian Hackenberg as the 4th quarterback in the 2016 draft. Our machine learning QB system rated him a “no” with an 73% probability.

2. Patriots – Jacoby Brissett – no (98%)
New England selected Jacoby Brissett as the 5th quarterback in the draft. Brissett had our systems highest no ranking at 98%. We suspect he may be utilized in other than a QB capacity. We will see…

3. Raiders – Connor Cook – no (84%)
Oakland drafted Connor Cook as the 7th QB taken yet he was a “no” draft with an 84% ranking.

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%)