NFL Single-Season Longest Pass Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Lng Year Tm
1Brett Favre+ (25)991995GNB
Stan Humphries (29)991994SDG
Jeff Garcia (34)992004CLE
Eli Manning (30)992011NYG
Tom Brady (34)992011NWE
Frank Filchock (22)991939WAS
Sonny Jurgensen+ (34)991968WAS
Karl Sweetan (23)991966DET
Gus Frerotte (37)992008MIN
Ron Jaworski (34)991985PHI
Otto Graham+ (25)991947CLE
George Izo (25)991963WAS
Jim Plunkett (35)991983RAI
Trent Green (32)992002KAN
15Charlie Batch (23)981998DET
Drew Brees (37)982016NOR
Jim Hart (28)981972STL
Earl Morrall (32)981966NYG
Ogden Compton (23)981955CRD
Billy Wade (30)981961CHI
Jacky Lee (23)981962HOU
Ryan Fitzpatrick (26)982009BUF
Doug Russell (27)981938CRD
Bobby Hebert (33)981993ATL
25Bobby Layne+ (26)971953DET
Steve Young+ (29)971991SFO
George Shaw (29)971962DEN
Bernie Kosar (25)971989CLE
Pat Coffee (22)971937CRD
30Dan Orlovsky (25)962008DET
Tobin Rote (22)961950GNB
Billy Kilmer (36)961975WAS
Ken O'Brien (24)961985NYJ
Joe Montana+ (32)961988SFO
Frank Ryan (25)961961RAM
Frank Tripucka (34)961962DEN
Billy Kilmer (28)961967NOR
38Brandon Weeden (29)952013CLE
Randall Cunningham (27)951990PHI
Ben Roethlisberger (29)952011PIT
Joe Flacco (31)952016BAL
Craig Morton (38)951981DEN
Lynn Dickey (27)951977GNB
Don Meredith (28)951966DAL
Todd Collins (24)951996BUF
George Blanda+ (37)951965HOU
Josh Freeman (24)952012TAM
Joe Montana+ (33)951989SFO
Bill Munson (23)951964RAM
50Eric Hipple (23)941981DET
Norm Snead (33)941972NYG
Jack Kemp (29)941964BUF
Ken Anderson (28)941977CIN
George Blanda+ (40)941968OAK
Ben Roethlisberger (32)942014PIT
Chris Chandler (35)942001ATL
57Randall Cunningham (31)931994PHI
Roman Gabriel (29)931969RAM
Aaron Rodgers (27)932011GNB
Daryle Lamonica (22)931963BUF
Tom Flores (26)931963OAK
Jay Cutler (25)932008DEN
Neil Lomax (29)931988PHO
Billy Wade (27)931958RAM
Jack Concannon (24)931967CHI
Rodney Peete (27)931993DET
Mike Livingston (23)931969KAN
Steve DeBerg (26)931980SFO
69Eric Zeier (25)921997BAL
Arnie Herber+ (29)921939GNB
Marc Wilson (27)921984RAI
Jacky Lee (21)921960HOU
King Hill (31)9219682TM
Joe Ferguson (28)921978BUF
Eli Manning (29)922010NYG
Len Dawson+ (33)921968KAN
Len Dawson+ (27)921962DTX
Milt Plum (29)921964DET
79Donovan McNabb (28)912005PHI
Joe Namath+ (32)911975NYJ
Carson Palmer (33)912013ARI
Ed Brown (31)911960CHI
Bart Starr+ (26)911960GNB
Cam Newton (22)912011CAR
Jon Kitna (34)912007DET
Roger Staubach+ (36)911978DAL
Michael Vick (30)912010PHI
M.C. Reynolds (23)911958CRD
Norm Van Brocklin+ (32)911958PHI
Scott Mitchell (27)911995DET
Jack Kemp (26)911961SDG
Bob Waterfield+ (31)911951RAM
Tom Brady (24)912001NWE
94Troy Aikman+ (32)901999DAL
Billy Joe Hobert (28)901999NOR
Ron Jaworski (33)901984PHI
Steve DeBerg (36)901990KAN
Bubby Brister (28)901990PIT
Blake Bortles (23)902015JAX
Terry Bradshaw+ (33)901981PIT
Troy Aikman+ (27)901994DAL
Seneca Wallace (28)902008SEA
Donovan McNabb (31)902008PHI
Bert Jones (24)901975BAL
Babe Parilli (22)901952GNB
Matt Ryan (24)902009ATL
Kordell Stewart (28)902001PIT
Cotton Davidson (30)9019622TM
John McCormick (28)901965DEN
Tony Eason (25)901985NWE
Virgil Carter (25)901971CIN
Charley Johnson (36)901975DEN
113Johnny Unitas+ (33)891966BAL
Billy Kilmer (33)891972WAS
Earl Morrall (31)891965NYG
Vinny Testaverde (26)891990TAM
Heath Shuler (25)891997NOR
Chris Miller (27)891992ATL
Fran Tarkenton+ (22)891962MIN
A.J. Feeley (29)892006PHI
Kerry Collins (25)8919982TM
Jack Kemp (28)891963BUF
Craig Morton (27)891970DAL
Kerry Collins (22)891995CAR
Len Dawson+ (31)891966KAN
Vince Evans (25)891980CHI
Jay Cutler (27)892010CHI
Neil O'Donnell (25)891991PIT
Bubby Brister (26)891988PIT
Joe Namath+ (31)891974NYJ
Tim Rattay (28)892005SFO
Don Horn (25)891970GNB
133Ed Luther (27)881984SDG
Ken Stabler+ (30)881976OAK
George Blanda+ (32)881960HOU
Landry Jones (26)882015PIT
Cam Newton (27)882016CAR
Bob Berry (27)881969ATL
Sonny Jurgensen+ (35)881969WAS
Frank Reagan (28)881947NYG
Brian Griese (24)881999DEN
Steve Beuerlein (34)881999CAR
Jim Plunkett (23)881971NWE
Jeff Blake (24)881995CIN
Johnny Unitas+ (34)881967BAL
Ed Rubbert (23)881987WAS
Dave Ryan (23)881946DET
Robert Griffin (22)882012WAS
Ed Brown (30)881959CHI
Brian St. Pierre (30)882010CAR
Rudy Bukich (29)881961PIT
152Curtis Painter (26)872011IND
Warren Moon+ (33)871990HOU
Matthew Stafford (25)872013DET
Bill Nelsen (24)871965PIT
Richard Todd (23)871977NYJ
Troy Aikman+ (25)871992DAL
Jay Cutler (32)872015CHI
Andrew Luck (25)872015IND
Eli Manning (34)872015NYG
Charlie Batch (31)872006PIT
Donovan McNabb (29)872006PHI
Steve McNair (33)872006BAL
Kent Graham (29)871998NYG
Bill Nelsen (27)871968CLE
J.P. Losman (27)872008BUF
Jerry Rhome (28)871970HOU
Norm Snead (25)871964PHI
Norm Snead (28)871967PHI
Frank Tripucka (33)871961DEN
Kyle Orton (26)872009DEN
Teddy Bridgewater (21)872014MIN
Tom Sherman (22)871968BOS
Joe Namath+ (25)871968NYJ
Gary Danielson (28)871980DET
Drew Stanton (26)872010DET
Matt Hasselbeck (34)872010SEA
Vinny Testaverde (27)871991TAM
Jim McMahon (24)871983CHI
Terry Bradshaw+ (22)871970PIT
181Sonny Jurgensen+ (32)861966WAS
Lou Brock (25)861943GNB
Vinny Testaverde (32)861996BAL
Joey Harrington (26)862005DET
Doug Johnson (25)862003ATL
Bob Griese+ (26)861971MIA
Elvis Grbac (29)861999KAN
Bill Munson (27)861968DET
Steve Bartkowski (29)861982ATL
Milt Plum (25)861960CLE
Andy Dalton (28)862016CIN
Charley Johnson (23)861962STL
Drew Brees (27)862006NOR
Drew Bledsoe (26)861998NWE
Ed Brown (26)861955CHI
Boomer Esiason (27)861988CIN
Sid Luckman+ (27)861944CHI
Zeke Bratkowski (35)861967GNB
Sonny Jurgensen+ (33)861967WAS
Sammy Baugh+ (34)861948WAS
Bernie Kosar (29)8619932TM
JaMarcus Russell (24)862009OAK
Pete Beathard (27)861969HOU
Peyton Manning (25)862001IND
John Elway+ (28)861988DEN
Rabbit Keen (22)861937PHI
Aaron Rodgers (26)862010GNB
Jim Plunkett (32)861980OAK
Lee Grosscup (25)861962NYT
Peyton Manning (38)862014DEN
211Sid Luckman+ (22)851939CHI
Archie Manning (30)851979NOR
Bobby Douglass (25)851972CHI
Jim Plunkett (28)851976SFO
Ken Anderson (27)851976CIN
Dan Pastorini (28)851977HOU
Vince Ferragamo (28)851982RAM
Tobin Rote (35)851963SDG
Davey O'Brien (22)851939PHI
Mike Glennon (23)852013TAM
Erik Kramer (29)851994CHI
Jim Harbaugh (30)851994IND
Jeff George (26)851994ATL
Jake Plummer (29)852004DEN
Norm Snead (23)851962WAS
Eddie LeBaron (32)851962DAL
Vince Evans (26)851981CHI
Ron Jaworski (30)851981PHI
Dan Marino+ (24)851986MIA
Mike Tomczak (23)851986CHI
Tony Banks (28)852001WAS
Tony Romo (32)852012DAL
Tobin Rote (23)851951GNB
Tom Flores (24)851961OAK
Charlie Conerly (27)851949NYG
Kurt Warner (29)852000STL
Joe Kapp (29)851967MIN
Warren Moon+ (38)851995MIN
John Hadl (25)851965SDG
Jeff Hostetler (27)851988NYG
Brett Favre+ (32)852002GNB
Dan Marino+ (21)851983MIA
Ben Roethlisberger (23)852005PIT
J.P. Losman (26)852007BUF
M.C. Reynolds (24)851959CRD
Ed Brown (34)851963PIT
Roger Staubach+ (29)851971DAL
Jay Schroeder (27)851988RAI
249Fran Tarkenton+ (28)841968NYG
Earl Morrall (34)841968BAL
Doug Pederson (31)841999PHI
Ron Smith (24)841966PIT
Roman Gabriel (26)841966RAM
JaMarcus Russell (23)842008OAK
Drew Brees (29)842008NOR
Bobby Hebert (26)841986NOR
Jim Kelly+ (26)841986BUF
Bob Waterfield+ (25)841945RAM
Joe Ferguson (29)841979BUF
Brett Favre+ (28)841998GNB
Doug Flutie (35)841998BUF
Mike Tomczak (31)841994PIT
Sonny Jurgensen+ (28)841962PHI
Charley Johnson (30)841969STL
Doug Williams (26)841981TAM
Tyrod Taylor (27)842016BUF
Andy Dalton (23)842011CIN
Greg Landry (26)841973DET
Steve Pelluer (24)841986DAL
Jack Trudeau (23)841986IND
Kyle Orton (31)842014BUF
Jason Campbell (27)842009WAS
Adrian Burk (26)841954PHI
Norm Van Brocklin+ (26)841952RAM
Adrian Burk (24)841952PHI
Jay Schroeder (26)841987WAS
Jay Schroeder (28)841989RAI
Rich Gannon (34)842000OAK
John Hadl (28)841968SDG
Jim Ninowski (25)841961DET
Ed Brown (32)841961CHI
Drew Bledsoe (24)841996NWE
Joe Theismann (34)841983WAS
Byron Leftwich (23)842003JAX
Bob Berry (29)841971ATL
Len Dawson+ (39)841974KAN
Bill Kenney (30)841985KAN
Jim Harbaugh (27)841991CHI
Zeke Bratkowski (29)841961RAM
Bart Starr+ (33)841967GNB
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