NFL Single Game Passes Completed Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Cmp Tm Boxscore
1Drew Bledsoe45NWENew England Patriots vs. Minnesota Vikings, November 13, 1994
2Rich Gannon43OAKOakland Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, September 15, 2002
Philip Rivers43SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Green Bay Packers, October 18, 2015
Matt Schaub43HOUHouston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, November 18, 2012
5Richard Todd42NYJNew York Jets vs. San Francisco 49ers, September 21, 1980
Vinny Testaverde42NYJNew York Jets vs. Seattle Seahawks, December 6, 1998
7Tony Romo41DALDallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants, December 6, 2009
Eli Manning41NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 11, 2015
Warren Moon+41HOUHouston Oilers vs. Dallas Cowboys, November 10, 1991
10Ben Roethlisberger40PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Indianapolis Colts, October 26, 2014
Ben Roethlisberger40PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos, December 20, 2015
Brad Johnson40TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Chicago Bears, November 18, 2001
Peyton Manning40INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans, September 12, 2010
Marc Bulger40STLSt. Louis Rams vs. New York Giants, October 2, 2005
Phil Simms40NYGNew York Giants vs. Cincinnati Bengals, October 13, 1985
Colt McCoy40CLECleveland Browns vs. Tennessee Titans, October 2, 2011
Ken Anderson40CINCincinnati Bengals vs. San Diego Chargers, December 20, 1982
Billy Volek40TENTennessee Titans vs. Oakland Raiders, December 19, 2004
Kurt Warner40ARIArizona Cardinals vs. New York Jets, September 28, 2008
Drew Brees40NORNew Orleans Saints vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 14, 2012
21Matt Hasselbeck39SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Detroit Lions, November 8, 2009
David Carr39HOUHouston Texans vs. New York Jets, November 26, 2006
Tom Brady39NWENew England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills, September 14, 2009
Elvis Grbac39KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders, November 5, 2000
Drew Brees39NORNew Orleans Saints vs. St. Louis Rams, December 15, 2013
Tom Brady39NWENew England Patriots vs. Kansas City Chiefs, September 22, 2002
Drew Bledsoe39NWENew England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 16, 1995
Drew Brees39NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Denver Broncos, September 21, 2008
Drew Brees39NORNew Orleans Saints vs. New York Giants, November 1, 2015
Billy Volek39TENTennessee Titans vs. San Diego Chargers, October 3, 2004
Carson Palmer39OAKOakland Raiders vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, November 4, 2012
Peyton Manning39DENDenver Broncos vs. Tennessee Titans, December 8, 2013
Drew Brees39NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 8, 2011
Dan Marino+39MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, November 16, 1986
35Dan Marino+38MIAMiami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots, November 23, 1997
Philip Rivers38SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Oakland Raiders, October 25, 2015
Tommy Kramer38MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Cleveland Browns, December 14, 1980
Kyle Orton38BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Denver Broncos, December 7, 2014
Brian Griese38TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Chicago Bears, September 21, 2008
Tom Brady38NWENew England Patriots vs. Detroit Lions, November 23, 2014
Ben Roethlisberger38PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos, November 5, 2006
Peyton Manning38INDIndianapolis Colts vs. New England Patriots, November 21, 2010
Matt Schaub38HOUHouston Texans vs. Washington Redskins, September 19, 2010
Joe Ferguson38BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins, October 9, 1983
Tom Brady38NWENew England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills, September 20, 2015
Tommy Kramer38MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers, November 29, 1981
Tim Rattay38SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals, October 10, 2004
48Drew Brees37NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Cincinnati Bengals, November 19, 2006
Dan Fouts+37SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins, November 18, 1984
Tom Brady37NWENew England Patriots vs. Seattle Seahawks, February 1, 2015
Matt Ryan37ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, November 1, 2015
Kent Graham37ARIArizona Cardinals vs. St. Louis Rams, September 29, 1996
Richard Todd37NYJNew York Jets vs. Los Angeles Rams, September 25, 1983
Steve Dils37MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, September 5, 1981
Drew Brees37NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys, December 23, 2012
Mark Sanchez37PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins, December 20, 2014
George Blanda+37HOUHouston Oilers vs. Buffalo Bills, November 1, 1964
Tony Romo37DALDallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins, November 22, 2012
Matt Ryan37ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 23, 2013
Joe Montana+37KANKansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers, October 9, 1994
Kyle Orton37DENDenver Broncos vs. Indianapolis Colts, September 26, 2010
Matthew Stafford37DETDetroit Lions vs. Atlanta Falcons, December 22, 2012
Daunte Culpepper37MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Philadelphia Eagles, September 20, 2004
Sam Bradford37PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins, December 26, 2015
Peyton Manning37INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Tennessee Titans, November 3, 2002
Jeff George37INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Washington Redskins, November 7, 1993
Carson Palmer37CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Arizona Cardinals, November 18, 2007
Chris Miller37ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions, December 24, 1989
Drew Brees37NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Cleveland Browns, October 24, 2010
Joe Montana+37SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Atlanta Falcons, October 6, 1985
Jeff Garcia37TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Detroit Lions, October 21, 2007
Neil Lomax37STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Redskins, December 16, 1984
Mark Herrmann37SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs, December 22, 1985
Mark Brunell37JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. St. Louis Rams, October 20, 1996