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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. San Francisco 49ers kicker David Akers broke the NFL's single-season field goal record in Week 16 against the Seattle Seahawks. He ended the season with 44 field goals and 34 extra points which ranks him 17th all-time in scoring.
Season at a glance: 2011 LEADER: David Akers, San Francisco 49ers (166 points)
SINGLE-SEASON NFL RECORD: LaDainian Tomlinson, San Diego Chargers (186 points in 2006)
* Pro Football Hall of Fame member
Italics - players active during 2011 season
Top 20 lists courtesy of Elias Sports Bureau