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

By Peter Emerick

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

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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.

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