A record 10 quarterbacks threw for 4,000 yards during the 2009 NFL Season. Tops among them was Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub who reached the milestone for the first time of his NFL career. The Indianapolis Colts' Peyton Manning extended his record number of 4,000-yard seasons to 10 in 2009. He became the fourth QB in NFL history to eclipse 50,000 career passing yards.
Season at a glance:
2009 LEADER: Matt Schaub, Houston Texans (4,770 yards)
SINGLE-SEASON NFL RECORD: Dan Marino*, Miami Dolphins (5,084 yards in 1984)
* Pro Football Hall of Fame member
Italics - players active during 2009 season
Top 20 lists courtesy of Elias Sports Bureau
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