NFL Single-Season Longest Pass Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Lng Year Tm
1Brett Favre+ (25)991995GNB
Frank Filchock (22)991939WAS
Otto Graham+ (25)991947CLE
Tom Brady (34)992011NWE
Eli Manning (30)992011NYG
Karl Sweetan (23)991966DET
Stan Humphries (29)991994SDG
Jim Plunkett (35)991983RAI
Jeff Garcia (34)992004CLE
Ron Jaworski (34)991985PHI
Trent Green (32)992002KAN
George Izo (25)991963WAS
Sonny Jurgensen+ (34)991968WAS
Gus Frerotte (37)992008MIN
15Drew Brees (37)982016NOR
Doug Russell (27)981938CRD
Ogden Compton (23)981955CRD
Billy Wade (30)981961CHI
Charlie Batch (23)981998DET
Jim Hart (28)981972STL
Earl Morrall (32)981966NYG
Bobby Hebert (33)981993ATL
Ryan Fitzpatrick (26)982009BUF
Jacky Lee (23)981962HOU
25Pat Coffee (22)971937CRD
Bobby Layne+ (26)971953DET
Bernie Kosar (25)971989CLE
Steve Young+ (29)971991SFO
George Shaw (29)971962DEN
30Tobin Rote (22)961950GNB
Frank Ryan (25)961961RAM
Joe Montana+ (32)961988SFO
Billy Kilmer (28)961967NOR
Dan Orlovsky (25)962008DET
Billy Kilmer (36)961975WAS
Ken O'Brien (24)961985NYJ
Frank Tripucka (34)961962DEN
38Lynn Dickey (27)951977GNB
Ben Roethlisberger (29)952011PIT
Don Meredith (28)951966DAL
Randall Cunningham (27)951990PHI
Joe Montana+ (33)951989SFO
Bill Munson (23)951964RAM
Josh Freeman (24)952012TAM
Brandon Weeden (29)952013CLE
Craig Morton (38)951981DEN
Todd Collins (24)951996BUF
George Blanda+ (37)951965HOU
49Ken Anderson (28)941977CIN
Norm Snead (33)941972NYG
Ben Roethlisberger (32)942014PIT
Chris Chandler (35)942001ATL
Eric Hipple (23)941981DET
George Blanda+ (40)941968OAK
Jack Kemp (29)941964BUF
56Billy Wade (27)931958RAM
Aaron Rodgers (27)932011GNB
Neil Lomax (29)931988PHO
Rodney Peete (27)931993DET
Randall Cunningham (31)931994PHI
Tom Flores (26)931963OAK
Daryle Lamonica (22)931963BUF
Steve DeBerg (26)931980SFO
Roman Gabriel (29)931969RAM
Mike Livingston (23)931969KAN
Jay Cutler (25)932008DEN
Jack Concannon (24)931967CHI
68Arnie Herber+ (29)921939GNB
Jacky Lee (21)921960HOU
Joe Ferguson (28)921978BUF
Milt Plum (29)921964DET
King Hill (31)9219682TM
Len Dawson+ (33)921968KAN
Eli Manning (29)922010NYG
Marc Wilson (27)921984RAI
Len Dawson+ (27)921962DTX
Eric Zeier (25)921997BAL
78Cam Newton (22)912011CAR
Ed Brown (31)911960CHI
Bart Starr+ (26)911960GNB
M.C. Reynolds (23)911958CRD
Norm Van Brocklin+ (32)911958PHI
Bob Waterfield+ (31)911951RAM
Roger Staubach+ (36)911978DAL
Carson Palmer (33)912013ARI
Donovan McNabb (28)912005PHI
Scott Mitchell (27)911995DET
Jack Kemp (26)911961SDG
Michael Vick (30)912010PHI
Joe Namath+ (32)911975NYJ
Jon Kitna (34)912007DET
Tom Brady (24)912001NWE
93Seneca Wallace (28)902008SEA
Donovan McNabb (31)902008PHI
Kordell Stewart (28)902001PIT
Troy Aikman+ (27)901994DAL
Blake Bortles (23)902015JAX
Steve DeBerg (36)901990KAN
Bubby Brister (28)901990PIT
Babe Parilli (22)901952GNB
Troy Aikman+ (32)901999DAL
Billy Joe Hobert (28)901999NOR
Terry Bradshaw+ (33)901981PIT
John McCormick (28)901965DEN
Virgil Carter (25)901971CIN
Cotton Davidson (30)9019622TM
Ron Jaworski (33)901984PHI
Tony Eason (25)901985NWE
Charley Johnson (36)901975DEN
Bert Jones (24)901975BAL
Matt Ryan (24)902009ATL
112Earl Morrall (31)891965NYG
Joe Namath+ (31)891974NYJ
Craig Morton (27)891970DAL
Don Horn (25)891970GNB
Kerry Collins (22)891995CAR
Vinny Testaverde (26)891990TAM
Johnny Unitas+ (33)891966BAL
Billy Kilmer (33)891972WAS
Kerry Collins (25)8919982TM
Bubby Brister (26)891988PIT
Jack Kemp (28)891963BUF
Heath Shuler (25)891997NOR
Len Dawson+ (31)891966KAN
Vince Evans (25)891980CHI
Fran Tarkenton+ (22)891962MIN
Jay Cutler (27)892010CHI
A.J. Feeley (29)892006PHI
Tim Rattay (28)892005SFO
Neil O'Donnell (25)891991PIT
Chris Miller (27)891992ATL
132Landry Jones (26)882015PIT
Jeff Blake (24)881995CIN
Ed Rubbert (23)881987WAS
Rudy Bukich (29)881961PIT
George Blanda+ (32)881960HOU
Ed Brown (30)881959CHI
Frank Reagan (28)881947NYG
Dave Ryan (23)881946DET
Ken Stabler+ (30)881976OAK
Robert Griffin (22)882012WAS
Jim Plunkett (23)881971NWE
Ed Luther (27)881984SDG
Brian St. Pierre (30)882010CAR
Sonny Jurgensen+ (35)881969WAS
Bob Berry (27)881969ATL
Brian Griese (24)881999DEN
Steve Beuerlein (34)881999CAR
Johnny Unitas+ (34)881967BAL
150Eli Manning (34)872015NYG
Teddy Bridgewater (21)872014MIN
Vinny Testaverde (27)871991TAM
Jim McMahon (24)871983CHI
Bill Nelsen (24)871965PIT
Andrew Luck (25)872015IND
Jay Cutler (32)872015CHI
Jerry Rhome (28)871970HOU
Terry Bradshaw+ (22)871970PIT
Warren Moon+ (33)871990HOU
Kent Graham (29)871998NYG
Curtis Painter (26)872011IND
Richard Todd (23)871977NYJ
Troy Aikman+ (25)871992DAL
Norm Snead (28)871967PHI
Matthew Stafford (25)872013DET
Frank Tripucka (33)871961DEN
Gary Danielson (28)871980DET
Matt Hasselbeck (34)872010SEA
Drew Stanton (26)872010DET
Joe Namath+ (25)871968NYJ
Tom Sherman (22)871968BOS
Kyle Orton (26)872009DEN
Bill Nelsen (27)871968CLE
Norm Snead (25)871964PHI
J.P. Losman (27)872008BUF
Steve McNair (33)872006BAL
Donovan McNabb (29)872006PHI
Charlie Batch (31)872006PIT
179Peyton Manning (38)862014DEN
Pete Beathard (27)861969HOU
Steve Bartkowski (29)861982ATL
John Elway+ (28)861988DEN
Bernie Kosar (29)8619932TM
Sonny Jurgensen+ (32)861966WAS
Drew Bledsoe (26)861998NWE
Milt Plum (25)861960CLE
Ed Brown (26)861955CHI
Sammy Baugh+ (34)861948WAS
Sid Luckman+ (27)861944CHI
Lou Brock (25)861943GNB
Rabbit Keen (22)861937PHI
Boomer Esiason (27)861988CIN
Zeke Bratkowski (35)861967GNB
Sonny Jurgensen+ (33)861967WAS
Bob Griese+ (26)861971MIA
Doug Johnson (25)862003ATL
Vinny Testaverde (32)861996BAL
Lee Grosscup (25)861962NYT
Jim Plunkett (32)861980OAK
Charley Johnson (23)861962STL
Aaron Rodgers (26)862010GNB
JaMarcus Russell (24)862009OAK
Peyton Manning (25)862001IND
Drew Brees (27)862006NOR
Elvis Grbac (29)861999KAN
Joey Harrington (26)862005DET
Bill Munson (27)861968DET
208Jeff George (26)851994ATL
Vince Ferragamo (28)851982RAM
Kurt Warner (29)852000STL
Jake Plummer (29)852004DEN
Warren Moon+ (38)851995MIN
Jay Schroeder (27)851988RAI
Jeff Hostetler (27)851988NYG
Ken Anderson (27)851976CIN
Tony Banks (28)852001WAS
Erik Kramer (29)851994CHI
Davey O'Brien (22)851939PHI
Sid Luckman+ (22)851939CHI
Charlie Conerly (27)851949NYG
Tobin Rote (23)851951GNB
M.C. Reynolds (24)851959CRD
Dan Pastorini (28)851977HOU
Archie Manning (30)851979NOR
Bobby Douglass (25)851972CHI
Jim Plunkett (28)851976SFO
Dan Marino+ (21)851983MIA
Jim Harbaugh (30)851994IND
Eddie LeBaron (32)851962DAL
Norm Snead (23)851962WAS
Dan Marino+ (24)851986MIA
Mike Tomczak (23)851986CHI
Roger Staubach+ (29)851971DAL
Tom Flores (24)851961OAK
John Hadl (25)851965SDG
Brett Favre+ (32)852002GNB
Ed Brown (34)851963PIT
Tobin Rote (35)851963SDG
Tony Romo (32)852012DAL
Joe Kapp (29)851967MIN
Mike Glennon (23)852013TAM
Ben Roethlisberger (23)852005PIT
J.P. Losman (26)852007BUF
Vince Evans (26)851981CHI
Ron Jaworski (30)851981PHI
246Brett Favre+ (28)841998GNB
Roman Gabriel (26)841966RAM
Ron Smith (24)841966PIT
Jay Schroeder (26)841987WAS
Kyle Orton (31)842014BUF
Jim Harbaugh (27)841991CHI
Rich Gannon (34)842000OAK
Mike Tomczak (31)841994PIT
Jay Schroeder (28)841989RAI
Doug Flutie (35)841998BUF
Andy Dalton (23)842011CIN
Tyrod Taylor (27)842016BUF
Bob Waterfield+ (25)841945RAM
Norm Van Brocklin+ (26)841952RAM
Adrian Burk (24)841952PHI
Adrian Burk (26)841954PHI
Jim Ninowski (25)841961DET
Ed Brown (32)841961CHI
Zeke Bratkowski (29)841961RAM
Joe Ferguson (29)841979BUF
Joe Theismann (34)841983WAS
Bart Starr+ (33)841967GNB
Sonny Jurgensen+ (28)841962PHI
Drew Bledsoe (24)841996NWE
Bobby Hebert (26)841986NOR
Jim Kelly+ (26)841986BUF
Steve Pelluer (24)841986DAL
Jack Trudeau (23)841986IND
Byron Leftwich (23)842003JAX
Bob Berry (29)841971ATL
Greg Landry (26)841973DET
Bill Kenney (30)841985KAN
John Hadl (28)841968SDG
Drew Brees (29)842008NOR
JaMarcus Russell (23)842008OAK
Doug Pederson (31)841999PHI
Earl Morrall (34)841968BAL
Fran Tarkenton+ (28)841968NYG
Doug Williams (26)841981TAM
Jason Campbell (27)842009WAS
Charley Johnson (30)841969STL
Len Dawson+ (39)841974KAN
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