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NFL: 5 records that could fall during the 2014 season

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Aug 7, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) looks to pass the ball during the first half against the Seattle Seahawks at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 7, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) looks to pass the ball during the first half against the Seattle Seahawks at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

With most NFL records, the effort to even approach them has to be downright Herculean. We saw that two years ago when Adrian Peterson averaged 131.1 rushing yards per game, yet he still fell short of Eric Dickerson’s single-season record. The same can be said about LaDainian Tomlinson’s 31 touchdowns in a season.

Records change history, and re-writing that deep and dusty book is a mighty mountain to climb. And yet, almost every season a significant record is faced with a serious challenge.

Here are five single-season records that could fall this year. Quickly you’ll notice a theme: so much passing.

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