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Scott Kacsmar examines the passing record onslaught of 2011. Included: the records that fell, a comparison of Drew Breesâ yards to Dan Marinoâs 1984 season, and how 2011 surpassed 2010 as the âYear of the Quarterback.â....
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Breaking the record he set a week earlier, Drew Brees finished ahead of Brady and Rodgers to shatter Dan Marino's passing record.
It is hard to deny how well the New Orleans Saints’ are playing right now. The dark horse with the fleur-de-lis might not have landed that 2nd place NFC slot but should have no trouble reaching the divisional playoffs. This is a team that hasn’t lost a game since October (currently an eight game winning streak) and has won all games since their Week 11 bye, helmed by the record...
The 2011 regular NFL schedule is over and we can now look forward to the 2012 NFL schedule. While the exact times and dates of exact games cannot be decided as of yet, we already know which teams will play which teams at home and away as the final seeding of the various divisions have come into focus.
The New Orleans Saints wrapped up the 2011...
Just imagine if the 49ers had lost Sunday in St. Louis. They would have returned to work Monday and faced a quick and daunting turnaround, with only five days to prepare for a playoff encounter with the ever-dangerous Lions.
Now that chore falls to Drew Brees and his New Orleans teammates.
So many types of decisions are made in a calendar year in the NFL: coaching decisions, personnel decisions, league decisions, play call decisions; the list goes on and on. Usually, the bad decisions are the ones that get remembered the most, but let’s reflect on some of the five best decisions made during the 2011 NFL year:
5. Sean Payton Letting Drew Brees Break the Single Season...
Ok so its established which teams are playing which in the NFL playoffs, and I’m here to tell you who will win each game.
NFC Wild Card Round:
3. New Orleans Saints (13-3) vs 6. Detroit Lions (10-6)
The Saints have had a record breaking season this year. Drew Brees broke the single season record for passing yards. He also broke the record for the most 300 yard games with 12...