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Total Accuracy updated through Week 3: Matt Stafford, Big Ben rise, E.J. Manuel falls

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Total Accuracy has been updated through Week 3's action of the 2014 NFL season.

If you're still in the dark on what Total Accuracy is or how it's calculated, check back to Week 2's article or the introduction piece published after Week 1. Basically, Total Accuracy weighs a quarterback's Pro Football Focus Accuracy Percentage (completion percentage's smarter big brother) ranking against his average depth of target (aDOT) ranking.

With Week 3 in the books, here's an up-to-date look at Total Accuracy.

Quarterbacks who've taken at least 25% of their respective team's snaps are counted, and aDOT ties are broken by better AP rank.

I'll update this statistic every Tuesday or Wednesday for the duration of the 2014 regular season.

Any questions? I'll be tracking the comment section. Also, you can find me on Twitter @ChrisTrapasso.

Rank Name AP Rank aDOT Rank AP Rank 2x Total Accuracy
T1 Robert Griffin III 1 16 2 18
T1 Colin Kaepernick 2 14 4 18
3 Philip Rivers 3 13 6 19
4 Austin Davis 7 9 14 23
5 Derek Anderson 4 24 8 32
6 Matt Ryan 13 7 26 33
7 Aaron Rodgers 9 17 18 35
8 Matthew Stafford 15 6 30 36
9 Drew Brees 4 32 8 40
T10 Alex D. Smith 8 26 16 42
T10 Ryan Fitzpatrick 11 20 22 42
T10 Kirk Cousins 20 2 40 42
T13 Russell Wilson 6 33 12 45
T13 Joe Flacco 12 21 24 45
T15 Andrew Luck 10 30 20 50
T15 Eli Manning 14 22 28 50
T15 Cam Newton 16 18 32 50
18 Josh McCown 21 15 42 57
19 Brian Hoyer 25 8 50 58
T20 Derek Carr 16 28 32 60
T20 Tony Romo 24 12 48 60
22 Peyton Manning 22 19 44 63
T23 Andy Dalton 18 29 36 65
T23 Nick Foles 30 5 60 65
T23 Carson Palmer 31 3 62 65
T26 Jay Cutler 23 25 46 71
T26 Drew Stanton 35 1 70 71
T28 Ben Roethlisberger 19 34 38 72
T28 Jake Locker 34 4 68 72
30 Chad Henne 32 10 64 74
31 Ryan Tannehill 26 23 52 75
32 Tom Brady 33 11 66 77
33 Geno Smith 27 27 54 81
34 E.J. Manuel 29 31 58 89
35 Matt Cassel 28 35 56 91

Biggest riser: Matthew Stafford - 11 spots (19th in Week 2, 8th after Week 3)

Biggest faller: EJ Manuel: 21 spots (13th in Week 2, 34th after Week 3)

Russell Wilson analysis: Wilson's AP of 75.0 in Week 3 was pretty good, especially considering he attempted 34 passes. Surprisingly, after posting the 5th highest aDOT in 2013 (9.8 yards), the Seahawks QB is currently tied for second-lowest in that category.

His aDOT of 6.4 is likely due to Harvin's short-range usage and the fact that speedster Paul Richardson has been on the field for only 28 offensive snaps through three games.

Notable Week 3 performances:

Andrew Luck finished the day in Jacksonville with an 85.5% Accuracy Percentage, the highest in the NFL in Week 3. Ben Roethlisberger really helped his Total Accuracy with an 88.9 AP night in Carolina. Impressive.

Right now, the quarterbacks in the AFC East are Buzz's girlfriend...woof. Ryan Tannehill, Tom Brady, Geno Smith and EJ Manuel have four of the five worst scores heading into Week 4.

Rams signal-caller Austin Davis continued his surprisingly strong play against the Cowboys -- his AP was a solid 79.5.

In Bruce Arians' vertical passing system, Drew Stanton is dead last in AP (62.1) but first in aDOT (14.4)

Next week, Mike Glennon and rookie quarterbacks Teddy Bridgewater and Blake Bortles should make their first appearances in Total Accuracy.