STATISTICAL SCORING RULES

SECTION 19 — RATINGS

Leaders for CFL statistical categories are determined by the following guidelines:

  • Rushing Average leaders are based on a minimum of 10 carries in a game, 100 for a season and 500 for a career.
  • Pass Reception Average leaders are based on a minimum of three catches in a game, times the number of games played by that player's team in a season for season total ratings and 200 catches for a career.
  • Punting Average leaders are based on a minimum of five punts in a game, 80 for a season and 1,000 for a career.
  • Passing Percentage leaders based on a minimum of 20 passes per game, 300 passes for a season and 2,000 passes for a career.
  • Passing Efficiency leaders based on a minimum of 20 passes per game, 300 passes for a season and 2,000 passes for a career.
  • Field Goal Accuracy is the percentage determined by dividing the number of field goals attempted into the number of field goals successful. The Field Goal Accuracy leaders are based on a minimum of 20 attempts in a season and 100 attempts in a career.
  • Field Goal Average is the distance determined by dividing the number of field goals successful into the total yardage of field goals. The Field Goal Average leaders are based on a minimum of 20 attempts in a season and 100 attempts in a career.

THE OFFICIAL PLAYING RULES FOR THE CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE 2009

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