Guess it's purely based on numbers alone.
TDS 29, INT 15, YDS 4,770, RTG 98.6
TDS 26, INT 12, YDS 4,328, RTG 100.5
Which any fool can see that Ben's numbers clearly match up to Schaub's. For some reason the national media is in love with MS and they hate BR. Not sure if that has anything to do with the choice, but it still pisses me off!