Passing numbers are up across the NFL this season as throwing the football dominates offenses more and more.
The average passer rating this season is 93.4 -- from 2002 through 2017, the average was 84.2.
From 1966 through 2017, the league saw 300-yard passing performances once every 3.8 games. This year, the average has fallen to once ever 1.4 games, with 57 300-yard performances in 78 games.
Eleven quarterbacks already have more than 1,500 passing yards. Six have thrown at least 12 touchdown passes through five weeks.