Found December 06, 2011 on Shutdown Corner:
Shutdown Corner looks at which records could fall over the final four games of the 2011 NFL season. 1. Will Dan Marino's 27-year record for passing yardage in a season be broken? Record: 5,084 Contenders: Drew Brees (5,371), Tom Brady (5,221), Aaron Rodgers (5,125) Three of the New Orleans Saints' final four games will be played in a dome, thus invalidating all the talk about cold weather games deflating Drew Brees' numbers. (The lone outdoor game is this week in Nashville, forecast temperature: 44 degrees.) Brady and Rodgers will likely be playing in chilly temps for the duration. The former may not need to play much in Week 17 while the latter may be out on the field hoping to get the Packers to 16-0. Brees already has over 4,000 yards, a feat which has been accomplished in a full 16-game season 90 times in the history of the league. It's a prestigious list; up until 1995, Neil Lomax, Don Majikowsi and Jim Everett were in the top 15. Verdict: Yes for Brees and Br...
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