01-03-2011, 09:04 AM
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: chicago, illinois
Re: Brady finishes with fifth best passer rating season of all-time
Originally Posted by Ice_Ice_Brady
With a quarterback rating of 145 in the season finale, Brady finishes at 111.0. With this final masterpiece (without his two best receivers), he finished fifth all-time in single season passer rating.
The list goes as follows:
Young's second best season was 15th all-time, while Manning has the 25th.
When you consider the following players from the list, I'd argue that this is the greatest single season in NFL history.
Manning (04)- Marvin Harrison, Reggie Wayne, Dallas Clark, Edgerrin James
Brady (07)- Randy Moss, Wes Welker, Donte Stallworth
Young (94)- Jerry Rice, John Taylor, Brent Jones, Ricky Watters
Montana (89)- Jerry Rice, John Taylor, Brent Jones, Roger Craig, Tom Rathman
A note on the '89 Niners. Their offense was so good that Montana put up a QB rating of 112.4. Young started three games and had a passer rating of 120.8.
Obviously, Brady's 2010 squad did not have the firepower, within any stretch of the imagination, of any of the other five teams on here.
Nice job compiling this list. Brady not only owns two of the top five single-season passer rating seasons, but the cast of characters he had to accomplish this in 2010 with is lacking in star power compared to the other 4. Now all of those Manning apologists who cling to their "chosen one's" stats have a little less to grapple with after Brady's sublime performance this season.