Originally Posted by Houshyamama
Pressure that forces a throw-away, while not quite as valuable as a drive ending sack, is far more valuable than a tackle 13 yds down the field on the same play. One is recorded, the other isn't (well not in a way casual fans care about).
Sorry missed this post earlier.
I agree, but it's really hard to quantify. Are pressure throw-aways a favorable stat for the defense, or for the QB?
I'd be inclined to say the latter.