The 10 Most Impressive Achievements of the 2011 NFL Season

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This could become a historic season for pro football

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The 2011 NFL season could very well go down as the equivalent to Major League Baseball's record-smashing 1998 season.

2011 will be host to four of the highest single-season passing seasons in NFL history. Rob Gronkowski and Cam Newton have already put their stamp on some records, while Aaron Rodgers chases down some of his own. Eli Manning and Tim Tebow specialize in the fourth quarter, and the Green Bay Packers may never lose again.

Here are 10 of the most jaw-dropping achievements of the 2011 season.

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

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Alexander Diegel is a featured columnist at Bleacher Report.

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