NFL Single Game Adjusted Net Yards per Pass Attempt Leaders

Players must meet the minimum requirements to show up on this leaderboard. Single game leaders only reflect years for which we have complete boxscore data (1960 onward), all playoff games, and all 100 yard rushing/receiving or 300 yard passing games from 1940-1959.

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Leaders Table
Rank Player ANY/A Tm Boxscore
1Earl Morrall25.07NYGNew York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles, October 17, 1965
2Len Dawson+23.87KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos, September 7, 1963
3Craig Morton23.76DALDallas Cowboys vs. Houston Oilers, December 20, 1970
4Milt Plum23.43CLECleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, October 2, 1960
5Norm Van Brocklin+23.12RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Detroit Lions, October 29, 1950
6Steve Grogan23.06NWENew England Patriots vs. New York Jets, September 9, 1979
7Johnny Unitas+22.50BALBaltimore Colts vs. Atlanta Falcons, November 12, 1967
8James Harris22.40RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 20, 1974
9Johnny Unitas+21.88BALBaltimore Colts vs. Dallas Cowboys, October 30, 1960
10Fran Tarkenton+21.11NYGNew York Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals, October 25, 1970
11Jay Schroeder20.93RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 22, 1990
12Roger Staubach+20.86DALDallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants, December 12, 1971
13Daryle Lamonica20.65OAKOakland Raiders vs. Houston Oilers, December 21, 1969
14Joe Namath+20.39NYJNew York Jets vs. Baltimore Colts, September 24, 1972
15Charley Johnson20.26STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. Cleveland Browns, September 26, 1965
16John Brodie20.11SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears, November 19, 1961
17John Hadl19.78SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos, October 20, 1968
18Jim McMahon19.73CHIChicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings, September 19, 1985
19Len Dawson+19.71DTXDallas Texans vs. Denver Broncos, November 18, 1962
20Drew Brees19.46NORNew Orleans Saints vs. New England Patriots, November 30, 2009
21Norm Van Brocklin+19.40RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Chicago Bears, November 16, 1952
22Len Dawson+19.36KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins, November 13, 1966
23Peyton Manning19.35INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Baltimore Ravens, December 9, 2007
24Dick Shiner19.13ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints, September 16, 1973
25Don Meredith19.08DALDallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants, September 18, 1966
26Dick Jamieson19.06NYTNew York Titans vs. Houston Oilers, October 23, 1960
27Steve Grogan19.00NWENew England Patriots vs. New York Jets, October 29, 1978
Don Meredith19.00DALDallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles, October 9, 1966
Fran Tarkenton+19.00NYGNew York Giants vs. Washington Redskins, September 29, 1968
30Tobin Rote18.95DETDetroit Lions vs. Cleveland Browns, December 29, 1957
31Bob Griese+18.93MIAMiami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots, October 17, 1971
32Warren Rabb18.88BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Denver Broncos, October 28, 1962
Al Woodall18.88NYJNew York Jets vs. Los Angeles Rams, November 15, 1970
34Steve Young+18.87SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Detroit Lions, December 19, 1993
35Dan Fouts+18.83SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. St. Louis Cardinals, September 26, 1976
36Nick Foles18.79PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Oakland Raiders, November 3, 2013
37Craig Morton18.64DALDallas Cowboys vs. Buffalo Bills, September 19, 1971
38Jeff Hostetler18.63RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Denver Broncos, January 9, 1994
39Craig Morton18.55DENDenver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers, September 27, 1981
40Milt Plum18.50CLECleveland Browns vs. Washington Redskins, October 25, 1959
41Brian Sipe18.47CLECleveland Browns vs. Buffalo Bills, October 29, 1978
42Jim Kelly+18.40BUFBuffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots, September 27, 1992
43Marc Wilson18.37RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks, October 7, 1984
44Johnny Unitas+18.36BALBaltimore Colts vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 8, 1963
45Peyton Manning18.35INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 4, 2004
46Bob Griese+18.32MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Chicago Bears, November 2, 1975
47Jim Finks18.27PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns, October 17, 1954
48Craig Morton18.26DALDallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles, October 19, 1969
49Sonny Jurgensen+18.21WASWashington Redskins vs. St. Louis Cardinals, October 24, 1965
Earl Morrall18.21BALBaltimore Colts vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, October 31, 1971
51Tobin Rote18.14GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Los Angeles Rams, October 12, 1952
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