Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/30/12
With 10 teams in the league halfway through their 2012 schedule, and 21 of the 22 remaining teams (with the exception of San Francisco) hitting the midway point this weekend, now is a good time to take a look at the statistics some individual players are amassing.     PASSINGIn 2011, not just one, but two quarterbacks surpassed Dan Marino’s hallowed record for passing yards in a season; Brees set the new standard of 5,476 yards (342.2 YPG), and Tom Brady finished with the second-best all-time season, with 5,235 yards (327.2). For good measure, Matthew Stafford also surpassed the 5,000-yard plateau with a monster Week 17 (520 yards), and Eli Manning narrowly missed joining the club, finishing with 4,933 yards.So far in 2012, just one QB – Brees – is on pace to throw for 5,000 yards.Brees is averaging 330.0 YPG / on pace for: 5,280 (which would rank second all-time, behind his 2011 season)20 TD passes & 8 INTs so far / on pace for: 46 & 18Peyton Manning is averaging 301.9 YPG ...
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