Top 20 Series. There are many ways in which a player's success in the NFL is measured. One of the most obvious is a comparison of statistics. Each week during the NFL's regular season Profootballhof.com featured 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. | Return to Top 20 at the Start of 2012>>>
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)
Passer Rating (at start of 2012 NFL Season)
* Pro Football Hall of Fame member
Italics - players active during 2011 season
Top 20 lists courtesy of Elias Sports Bureau