Sunday Football Notes

Doug Marrone might pay off for the Bills

This was a big season for quarterback durability, with 20 players making all 16 starts, the most since the NFL expanded to 32 teams in 2002. Both Tom Brady and Peyton Manning went the distance for the 10th time in that 11-year span, and Eli Manning extended the longest current streak to eight seasons. A year-by-year look, with the eight QBs who have started 16 games at least five times since 2002:

Compiled by Sean Smith

Photo by Gary Hershorn/Reuters

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