NFL Year-by-Year Pass Attempts per Game Leaders

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Leaders Table
Year Player A/G Tm
2015Drew Brees (36)41.8NOR
2014Drew Brees (35)41.2NOR
2013Peyton Manning (37)41.2DEN
2012Matthew Stafford (24)45.4DET
2011Matthew Stafford (23)41.4DET
2010Peyton Manning (34)42.4IND
2009Matthew Stafford (21)37.7DET
2008Drew Brees (29)39.7NOR
2007Drew Brees (28)40.8NOR
2006Brett Favre+ (36)38.3GNB
2005Donovan McNabb (28)39.7PHI
2004Kerry Collins (31)36.6OAK
2003Kerry Collins (30)38.5NYG
2002Rich Gannon (36)38.6OAK
2001Jon Kitna (28)36.3CIN
2000Vinny Testaverde (36)36.9NYJ
1999Brett Favre+ (29)37.2GNB
1998Peyton Manning (22)35.9IND
1997Vinny Testaverde (33)36.2BAL
1996Drew Bledsoe (24)38.9NWE
1995Drew Bledsoe (23)42.4NWE
1994Drew Bledsoe (22)43.2NWE
1993Warren Moon+ (36)34.7HOU
1992Dan Marino+ (30)34.6MIA
1991Warren Moon+ (34)40.9HOU
1990Warren Moon+ (33)38.9HOU
1989Don Majkowski (25)37.4GNB
1988Dan Marino+ (26)37.9MIA
1987Neil Lomax (28)38.6STL
1986Dan Marino+ (24)38.9MIA
1985John Elway+ (25)37.8DEN
1984Dan Fouts+ (33)39.0SDG
1983Bill Kenney (28)37.7KAN
1982Joe Montana+ (26)38.4SFO
1981Tommy Kramer (26)42.4MIN
1980Dan Fouts+ (29)36.8SDG
1979Steve DeBerg (25)36.1SFO
1978Fran Tarkenton+ (38)35.8MIN
1977Joe Ferguson (27)32.6BUF
1976Fran Tarkenton+ (36)31.7MIN
1975Fran Tarkenton+ (35)30.4MIN
1974Roman Gabriel (34)30.7PHI
1973Roman Gabriel (33)32.9PHI
1972Archie Manning (23)32.0NOR
1971John Hadl (31)30.8SDG
1970Roman Gabriel (30)29.1RAM
1969Sonny Jurgensen+ (35)31.6WAS
1969Pete Beathard (27)30.8HOU
1968Daryle Lamonica (27)32.0OAK
1968John Brodie (33)28.9SFO
1967Sonny Jurgensen+ (33)36.3WAS
1967Joe Namath+ (24)35.1NYJ
1966Joe Namath+ (23)33.6NYJ
1966Sonny Jurgensen+ (32)31.1WAS
1965George Blanda+ (37)31.6HOU
1965John Brodie (30)30.1SFO
1964George Blanda+ (36)36.1HOU
1964Charley Johnson (25)30.0STL
1963George Blanda+ (35)30.2HOU
1963Charley Johnson (24)30.2STL
1962Frank Tripucka (34)31.4DEN
1962Billy Wade (31)29.4CHI
1961Al Dorow (31)31.3NYT
1961Johnny Unitas+ (28)30.0BAL
1960Frank Tripucka (32)34.1DEN
1960Johnny Unitas+ (27)31.5BAL
1959Johnny Unitas+ (26)30.6BAL
1958Norm Van Brocklin+ (32)31.2PHI
1957Johnny Unitas+ (24)25.1BAL
1956Tobin Rote (28)25.7GNB
1955Jim Finks (28)28.7PIT
1954George Blanda+ (26)35.1CHI
1953George Blanda+ (25)30.2CHI
1952Otto Graham+ (30)30.3CLE
1951Bobby Layne+ (24)27.7DET
1950Bobby Layne+ (23)28.0DET
1949Y.A. Tittle+ (22)26.3BCL
1949Johnny Lujack (24)26.0CHI
1948Glenn Dobbs (28)26.4LAD
1948Sammy Baugh+ (34)26.3WAS
1947Sammy Baugh+ (33)29.5WAS
1947Bud Schwenk (30)23.4BCL
1946Bob Waterfield+ (26)22.8RAM
1946Glenn Dobbs (26)22.4BDA
1945Paul Christman (27)27.4CRD
1944Sid Luckman+ (27)20.4CHI
1943Sammy Baugh+ (29)23.9WAS
1942Bud Schwenk (25)26.8CRD
1941Parker Hall (24)19.0RAM
1940Davey O'Brien (23)25.2PHI
1939Parker Hall (22)18.9RAM
1938Sammy Baugh+ (24)14.2WAS
1937Sammy Baugh+ (23)15.5WAS
1936Arnie Herber+ (26)14.4GNB
1935Arnie Herber+ (25)9.9GNB
1934Arnie Herber+ (24)10.5GNB
1933Benny Friedman+ (28)11.4BKN
1933Glenn Presnell (28)11.4PRT
1932Jack McBride (30)8.2NYG