NFL Year-by-Year Playoffs Pass Attempts per Game Leaders

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Leaders Table
Year Player A/G Tm
2016Tom Brady (39)47.3NWE
2015Tom Brady (38)49.0NWE
2014Peyton Manning (38)46.0DEN
2013Andy Dalton (25)51.0CIN
2012Andrew Luck (22)54.0IND
2011Drew Brees (32)53.0NOR
2010Drew Brees (31)60.0NOR
2009Peyton Manning (33)42.7IND
2008Kerry Collins (35)42.0TEN
2008Peyton Manning (32)42.0IND
2007Todd Collins (35)50.0WAS
2006Drew Brees (27)40.5NOR
2005Rex Grossman (25)41.0CHI
2004Matt Hasselbeck (28)43.0SEA
2003Marc Bulger (26)46.0STL
2002Tommy Maddox (31)44.5PIT
2001Vinny Testaverde (37)40.0NYJ
2000Steve McNair (27)46.0TEN
1999Gus Frerotte (28)46.0DET
1998Troy Aikman+ (31)49.0DAL
1997Dan Marino+ (35)43.0MIA
1996John Elway+ (36)38.0DEN
1995Steve Young+ (33)65.0SFO
1994Warren Moon+ (37)52.0MIN
1993John Elway+ (33)47.0DEN
1992Warren Moon+ (35)50.0HOU
1991Jim Harbaugh (27)44.0CHI
1991Bobby Hebert (31)44.0NOR
1990Dan Marino+ (28)39.5MIA
1990Mark Rypien (27)39.5WAS
1989Jim Kelly+ (29)54.0BUF
1988Randall Cunningham (25)54.0PHI
1987Dave Krieg (28)38.0SEA
1986Bernie Kosar (22)48.0CLE
1985Joe Montana+ (29)47.0SFO
1984Joe Theismann (35)42.0WAS
1983Danny White (31)53.0DAL
1982Neil Lomax (23)51.0STL
1981Richard Todd (27)51.0NYJ
1980Dan Fouts+ (29)41.0SDG
1979Dan Fouts+ (28)47.0SDG
1978Fran Tarkenton+ (38)37.0MIN
1977Ken Stabler+ (31)37.5OAK
1976Billy Kilmer (37)49.0WAS
1975Jim Hart (31)41.0STL
1974Jim Hart (30)40.0STL
1973Ken Anderson (24)27.0CIN
1972Scott Hunter (24)24.0GNB
1971Johnny Unitas+ (38)28.5BAL
1970John Brodie (35)36.0SFO
1969Pete Beathard (27)46.0HOU
1968Joe Kapp (30)44.0MIN
1967Pete Beathard (25)35.0HOU
1966Don Meredith (28)31.0DAL
1965John Hadl (25)23.0SDG
1964Tobin Rote (36)26.0SDG
1963Babe Parilli (33)32.0BOS
1962George Blanda+ (34)46.0HOU
1961George Blanda+ (33)40.0HOU
1960Jack Kemp (25)41.0LAC
1959Charlie Conerly (37)37.0NYG
1958Johnny Unitas+ (25)40.0BAL
1957Y.A. Tittle+ (30)31.0SFO
1956George Blanda+ (28)27.0CHI
1955Otto Graham+ (33)25.0CLE
1955Norm Van Brocklin+ (29)25.0RAM
1954Bobby Layne+ (27)42.0DET
1953Bobby Layne+ (26)25.0DET
1952Otto Graham+ (30)35.0CLE
1951Otto Graham+ (29)40.0CLE
1950Johnny Lujack (25)29.0CHI
1949George Ratterman (22)39.0BUF
1948Y.A. Tittle+ (21)36.0BCL
1947Tommy Thompson (31)30.5PHI
1946Otto Graham+ (24)27.0CLE
1945Bob Waterfield+ (25)27.0RAM
1944Arnie Herber+ (34)22.0NYG
1943Sid Luckman+ (26)26.0CHI
1942Sammy Baugh+ (28)13.0WAS
1941Cecil Isbell (26)19.0GNB
1940Frank Filchock (23)23.0WAS
1939Ed Danowski (27)12.0NYG
1938Arnie Herber+ (28)14.0GNB
1937Sammy Baugh+ (23)33.0WAS
1936Arnie Herber+ (26)14.0GNB
1935Ed Danowski (23)7.0NYG
1934Ed Danowski (22)11.0NYG
1933Harry Newman (24)19.0NYG
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