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5,000-yard passers in NFL history

A look at the exclusive club of NFL quarterbacks who have passed for more than 5,000 yards in a single season.

Peyton Manning: 5,477 yards

2013, Denver Broncos Stats: 450-for-659 (68.3 percent), 55
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2013, Denver Broncos
Stats: 450-for-659 (68.3 percent), 55 TDs, 10 INTs
Record: 13-3
Note: Manning had four games with at least 400 passing yards. He broke the single-season passing TD record, previously held by Tom Brady, in Week 16.

Drew Brees: 5,476 yards

2011, New Orleans Saints Stats: 468-for-657 (71.2 percent),
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2011, New Orleans Saints
Stats: 468-for-657 (71.2 percent), 46 TDs, 14 INTs
QB Rating: 110.6
Record: 13-3
Note: Brees only threw for more than 400 yards twice. Of course, he threw for at least 300 yards in 13 games.

Tom Brady: 5,235 yards

2011, New England Patriots Stats: 401-for-611 (65.6 percent),
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2011, New England Patriots
Stats: 401-for-611 (65.6 percent), 39 TDs, 12 INTs
QB Rating: 105.6
Record: 13-3
Note: Brady threw for more than 400 yards in a game twice and more than 300 yards nine times.

Drew Brees: 5,208 yards

2016, New Orleans Saints Stats: 471-for-673 (70 percent),
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2016, New Orleans Saints
Stats: 471-for-673 (70 percent), 37 TDs, 15 INTs
QB Rating: 103.1
Record: 7-9
Note: Brees only threw for more than 400 yards in a game twice, but he threw for at least 300 yards in 10 games.

Drew Brees: 5,177 yards

2012, New Orleans Saints Stats: 422-for-670 (63.1 percent),
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2012, New Orleans Saints
Stats: 422-for-670 (63.1 percent), 43 TDs, 19 INTs
QB Rating: 96.3
Record: 7-9
Note: Brees threw for more than 400 yards in a game twice and more than 300 yards 10 times.

Drew Brees: 5,162 yards

2013, New Orleans SaintsStats: 446-for-650 (68.6 percent), 39
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2013, New Orleans Saints
Stats: 446-for-650 (68.6 percent), 39 TDs, 12 INTs
Record: 11-5
Note: Brees only threw for 400 yards in a game once, but he threw for at least 300 yards 11 times.

Dan Marino: 5,084 yards

1984, Miami Dolphins Stats: 362-for-564 (62.4 percent), 48
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1984, Miami Dolphins
Stats: 362-for-564 (62.4 percent), 48 TDs, 17 INTs
QB Rating: 108.9
Record: 14-2, AFC champions
Note: Marino threw for more than 400 yards in a game four times and more than 300 yards eight times.

Drew Brees: 5,069 yards

2008, New Orleans Saints Stats: 413-for-635 (65 percent),
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2008, New Orleans Saints
Stats: 413-for-635 (65 percent), 34 TDs, 17 INTs
QB Rating: 96.2
Record: 8-8
Note: Brees threw for more than 400 yards in a game twice and more than 300 yards 10 times.

Matthew Stafford: 5,038 yards

2011, Detroit Lions Stats: 421-for-663 (63.5 percent), 41
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2011, Detroit Lions
Stats: 421-for-663 (63.5 percent), 41 TDs, 16 INTs
QB Rating: 97.2
Record: 10-6
Note: Stafford threw for more than 400 yards in a game twice and more than 300 yards six times.

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