5 Quarterbacks Who Can Break Drew Brees's New NFL Passing Record

Which quarterbacks still have a shot at breaking Drew Brees's single season passing record?

DREWBANNER_crop.jpg

Congratulations to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for becoming the new record holder for most passing yards in a regular season with 5,087 yards in just 15 games.

Now that the congratulations are out of the way, it's time to take a look at quarterbacks in the NFL who have the potential to steal that record away from Drew Brees within the next few years.

The NFL is quickly becoming the "no-defense" league, doing everything in its power to protect quarterbacks and give serious advantages to wide receivers, which will ultimately benefit these quarterbacks who will be pursuing Drew Brees' newest NFL record in the upcoming years.

Here are five quarterbacks who have the offensive talent around them and the intangibles it will take to break Drew Brees' NFL record of passing yards in a regular season, in the next few years.

This post also appears on Bleacher Report, an Atlantic partner site.

Presented by

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register with Disqus.

Please note that The Atlantic's account system is separate from our commenting system. To log in or register with The Atlantic, use the Sign In button at the top of every page.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

A Stop-Motion Tour of New York City

A filmmaker animated hundreds of still photographs to create this Big Apple flip book

Video

The Absurd Psychology of Restaurant Menus

Would people eat healthier if celery was called "cool celery?"

Video

This Japanese Inn Has Been Open For 1,300 Years

It's one of the oldest family businesses in the world.

Video

What Happens Inside a Dying Mind?

Science cannot fully explain near-death experiences.

More in Entertainment

Just In