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The 2012 NFL season featured some tremendous offensive performances. These were the best statistical showings, based on yardage:

COMPILED BY SEAN SMITH

PATRIC SCHNEIDER/ASSOCIATED PRESS

Player Yards Details Wk Result
Matt Schaub, Hou 527 43 of 55, 5 TDs, 2 INTs 11 W, 43-37 vs. Jax
Eli Manning, NYG 510 31 of 51, 3 TDs, 3 INTs 2 W, 41-34 vs. TB
Drew Brees, NO 446 35 of 54, 3 TDs, 0 INTs 4 L, 28-27 at GB
Drew Brees, NO 446 37 of 53, 3 TDs, 0 INTs 16 W, 34-31 at Dal
Tom Brady, NE 443 36 of 65, 1 TD, 2 INTs 15 L, 41-34 vs. SF
Matthew Stafford, Det 443 37 of 56, 0 TDs, 1 INT 16 L, 31-18 vs. Atl

BEN MARGOT/ASSOCIATED PRESS

Player Yards Details Wk Result
Doug Martin, TB 251 25 att, 10.0 avg, 4 TDs 9 W, 42-32 at Oak
Jamaal Charles, KC 233 33 att, 7.1 avg, 1 TD 3 W, 27-24 at NO
Jamaal Charles, KC 226 22 att, 10.3 avg, 1 TD 16 L, 20-13 vs. Ind
Adrian Peterson, Min 212 24 att, 8.8 avg, 1 TD 15 W, 36-22 at StL
DeAngelo Williams, Car 210 21 att, 10.0 avg, 2 TDs 17 W, 44-38 at NO
Adrian Peterson, Min 210 21 att, 10.0 avg, 1 TD 13 L, 23-14 at GB

PATRIC SCHNEIDER/ASSOCIATED PRESS

Player Yards Details Wk Result
Andre Johnson, Hou 273 14 rec, 19.5 avg, 1 TD 11 W, 43-37 vs. Jax
Brian Hartline, Mia 253 12 rec, 21.1 avg, 1 TD 4 L, 24-21 at AZ
Justin Blackmon, Jax 236 7 rec, 33.7 avg, 1 TD 11 L, 43-37 at Hou
Calvin Johnson, Det 225 11 rec, 20.5 avg, 0 TDs 16 L, 31-18 vs. Atl
Dez Bryant, Dal 224 9 rec, 24.9 avg, 2 TDs 16 L, 34-31 vs. NO
Vincent Jackson, TB 216 7 rec, 30.9 avg, 1 TD 7 L, 35-28 vs. NO

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