He led them to a 12-4 record and the NFC North title and showed he's still one of the top quarterbacks in the game. He was one of five QBs to finish the regular season with at least 4,000 yards passing, 25 TDs passing and a QB rating of at least 100.
The regular season featured 10 QBs with at least 4,000 yards passing, 12 with at least 25 TDs passing, and five with QB ratings of at least 100. All are records for a single season.
The previous record for 4,000-yard passers was seven in 2007. The old mark for QBs with at least 25 TD passes was 10 also in 2007. And four QBs had at least a 100 rating in 1998 and 2004.
Favre finished with regular season with 4,202 yards, 33 TDs and a rating of 107.2. Brees had 4,388 yards, 34 TDs and 109.6. Rivers had 4,254, 28 TDs and 104.4. Rodgers was at 4,434, 30 and 103.2 and Roethlisberger finished 4,328, 26 and 100.5.
Scoring was down a little across the league. Teams combined to average 42.9 points per game this season, compared with 44.1 in 2008. Teams also combined to average 670.3 yards per game in 2009, up from 654.5 in the previous season.
Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press