6 Quarterbacks Poised To Break Dan Marino's Single-Season Passing Yards Record

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6 Quarterbacks Poised To Break Dan Marino's Single-Season Passing Yards Record
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In 1984, Dan Marino broke six NFL single season passing records—including most passing yards, with 5,084.

Amazingly, the record has stood for 26 years despite the league's ever-increasing tendency to throw the ball on nearly 60 percent of all downs.

Unfortunately for Mr. Marino, one of the all-time great passing records will be broken this season by at least one, if not multiple, quarterbacks.

It's a special time for today's signal-caller, and it wouldn't be a stretch to say we're witnessing an era that will produce a significant number of Hall of Fame quarterbacks.

Today's game is all about spreading the defense out with multiple-receiver sets, shotgun formations and empty backfields.

So here we are with a quarter of the season in the books and six quarterbacks each on pace to etch their name in the NFL record books.

Let's take a look at their respective chances...

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