Eli the elite
In the year of the quarterback, nobody did it better than Eli Manning. Driven by a competitive will to win that only a select few witness, Manning set out to prove an offseason claim he was as elite as Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Ben Roethlisberger. Then he did it. By Thomas George.
A passing era
From a record passer rating in Green Bay to a record for passing yardage in New Orleans, 2011 will forever be remembered as the Year of the Quarterback. Behind the record numbers from Brees, Brady, Manning, Rodgers and Matthew Stafford.
All hands: Some love for the guys in gloves
You can't have a year of record passing without the guys who haul in all those beautiful spirals. NFL Magazine looks at some of the best receivers in the game.
A breakdown of the 17 most memorable moments of the 2011 regular season.
The biggest stage
What was it like to be at Lucas Oil Stadium for one of the league's all-time great finales? Go behind the scenes at Super Bowl XLVI.
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