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 2016

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The CFL Official Rule Book is published annually by the Canadian Football League. Any inquiries regarding the CFL Official Playing Rules may be directed to Darren Hackwood, Director of Officiating at dhackwood@cfl.ca. Any inquiries regarding CFL Statistical Scoring Rules may be directed to Steve Daniel, Director of Game Information and Head Statistician at sdaniel@cfl.ca.