There are many ways in which a player's success in the NFL is measured. One of the most obvious and easiest yardsticks to use are statistics. Each week during the NFL's regular season we've provided updated Top 20 lists for four main statistical categories. Now, with the help from Elias Sports Bureau, we are rolling out our expanded season's end lists so you can compare today's stars with the greatest of all-time.

1 Aaron Rodgers 104.12   Career Notes:
Green Bay Packers' QB Aaron Rodgers had a career year as he threw for a franchise record 4,643 yards and 45 touchdowns. He finished the season with a 122.5 passer rating, which broke Peyton Manning's previous single-season record of 121.1 set in 2004. Rodgers retained the top spot on the all-time career passer ratings list.


Season at a Glance:
2011 LEADER: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers (122.5 rating)

Single-Season NFL Record: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers (122.5 rating in 2011)

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* Pro Football Hall of Fame member

Italics - players active during 2011 season
Top 20 lists courtesy of Elias Sports Bureau


2 Tony Romo 96.92
3 Steve Young* 96.81
4 Tom Brady
96.38
5 Philip Rivers
95.55
6 Peyton Manning
94.89
7 Drew Brees 94.01
8 Kurt Warner 93.71
9 Joe Montana* 92.26
10 Matt Schaub
92.21
11 Ben Roethlisberger       92.11
12 Chad Pennington
90.14
13 Matt Ryan
88.38
14 Daunte Culpepper
87.78
15 Jeff Garcia 87.54
16 Dan Marino* 86.38
17 Carson Palmer 86.32
18T Trent Green 86.03
18T Brett Favre 86.03
20 Joe Flacco 85.96