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Leaders Table
Rank Player Yds Years Tm
1Peyton Manning71,9401998-20152TM
2Brett Favre+71,8381991-20104TM
3Drew Brees61,9652001-20162TM
4Dan Marino+61,3611983-1999mia
5Tom Brady58,0282000-2015nwe
6John Elway+51,4751983-1998den
7Warren Moon+49,3251984-20004TM
8Fran Tarkenton+47,0031961-19782TM
9Vinny Testaverde46,2331987-20077TM
10Eli Manning45,1122004-2016nyg
11Drew Bledsoe44,6111993-20063TM
12Ben Roethlisberger43,8112004-2016pit
13Dan Fouts+43,0401973-1987sdg
14Philip Rivers42,2402004-2016sdg
15Kerry Collins40,9221995-20116TM
16Carson Palmer40,8982004-20163TM
17Joe Montana+40,5511979-19942TM
18Johnny Unitas+40,2391956-19732TM
19Dave Krieg38,1471980-19986TM
20Boomer Esiason37,9201984-19973TM
21Donovan McNabb37,2761999-20113TM
22Matt Hasselbeck36,6381999-20154TM
23Jim Kelly+35,4671986-1996buf
24Jim Everett34,8371986-19973TM
25Jim Hart34,6651966-19842TM
26Steve DeBerg34,2411978-19986TM
27Tony Romo34,1542004-2015dal
28Matt Ryan33,7272008-2016atl
29John Hadl33,5031962-19774TM
30Phil Simms33,4621979-1993nyg
31Steve Young+33,1241985-19992TM
32Y.A. Tittle+33,0701948-19643TM
33Aaron Rodgers33,0162005-2016gnb
34Troy Aikman+32,9421989-2000dal
35Ken Anderson32,8381971-1986cin
36Kurt Warner32,3441998-20093TM
37Sonny Jurgensen+32,2241957-19742TM
38Mark Brunell32,0721994-20115TM
39Jay Cutler31,7812006-20162TM
40John Brodie31,5481957-1973sfo
41Steve McNair31,3041995-20072TM
42Norm Snead30,7971961-19765TM
43Randall Cunningham29,9791985-20014TM
44Joe Ferguson29,8171973-19904TM
45Jon Kitna29,7451997-20114TM
46Roman Gabriel29,4441962-19772TM
47Jake Plummer29,2531997-20062TM
48Joe Flacco29,0962008-2016rav
49Brad Johnson29,0541994-20084TM
50Rich Gannon28,7431987-20044TM
51Len Dawson+28,7111957-19753TM
52Chris Chandler28,4841988-20047TM
53Trent Green28,4751997-20084TM
54Ron Jaworski28,1901974-19894TM
55Terry Bradshaw+27,9891970-1983pit
56Ken Stabler+27,9381970-19843TM
57Craig Morton27,9081965-19823TM
58Joe Namath+27,6631965-19772TM
59Jeff George27,6021990-20015TM
60Matthew Stafford26,9612009-2016det
61George Blanda+26,9201949-19754TM
62Steve Grogan26,8861975-1990nwe
63Bobby Layne+26,7681948-19624TM
64Jim Harbaugh26,2881987-20004TM
65Jim Plunkett25,8821971-19863TM
66Jeff Garcia25,5371999-20095TM
67Joe Theismann25,2061974-1985was
68Alex Smith25,1302005-20162TM
69Ken O'Brien25,0941984-19932TM
70Bob Griese+25,0921967-1980mia
71Matt Schaub24,8512004-20164TM
72Tommy Kramer24,7771977-19902TM
73Bart Starr+24,7181956-1971gnb
74Charley Johnson24,4101961-19753TM
75Daunte Culpepper24,1531999-20094TM
76Steve Bartkowski24,1241975-19862TM
77Steve Beuerlein24,0461988-20036TM
78Ryan Fitzpatrick23,9292005-20166TM
79Archie Manning23,9111971-19843TM
80Brian Sipe23,7131974-1983cle
81Norm Van Brocklin+23,6111949-19602TM
82Otto Graham+23,5841946-1955cle
83Lynn Dickey23,3221971-19852TM
84Bernie Kosar23,3011985-19963TM
85Marc Bulger22,8142002-2009ram
86Neil Lomax22,7711981-1988crd
87Roger Staubach+22,7001969-1979dal
88Babe Parilli22,6811952-19695TM
89Michael Vick22,4642001-20154TM
90Danny White21,9591976-1988dal
91Sammy Baugh+21,8861937-1952was
92Jeff Blake21,7111992-20057TM
93Neil O'Donnell21,6901991-20034TM
94Bobby Hebert21,6831985-19962TM
95Gus Frerotte21,2911994-20087TM
96Jack Kemp21,2181957-19693TM
97Jim Zorn21,1151976-19873TM
98Jake Delhomme20,9751999-20114TM
99Earl Morrall20,8091956-19766TM
100Richard Todd20,6101976-19852TM
101Trent Dilfer20,5181994-20075TM
102Billy Kilmer20,4951961-19783TM
103Aaron Brooks20,2612000-20062TM
104Jay Schroeder20,0631985-19944TM
105Charlie Conerly19,4881948-1961nyg
106Brian Griese19,4401998-20084TM
107Chris Miller19,3201987-19993TM
108Daryle Lamonica19,1541963-19742TM
109Cam Newton19,0722011-2016car
110Andy Dalton18,9462011-2016cin
111Tobin Rote18,8501950-19664TM
112Billy Wade18,5301954-19662TM
113Dan Pastorini18,5151971-19834TM
114Mark Rypien18,4731988-20015TM
115Bert Jones18,1901973-19822TM
116Jim McMahon18,1481982-19966TM
117Kyle Orton18,0372005-20145TM
118Chad Pennington17,8232000-20102TM
119Milt Plum17,5361957-19694TM
120Wade Wilson17,2831981-19985TM
121Bill Kenney17,2771980-1988kan
122Don Meredith17,1991960-1968dal
123Stan Humphries17,1911989-19972TM
124Matt Cassel17,0032005-20166TM
125Doug Williams16,9981978-19892TM
126Elvis Grbac16,7741994-20013TM
127Jason Campbell16,7712006-20145TM
128Jeff Hostetler16,4301985-19973TM
129Ryan Tannehill16,3522012-2016mia
130Rodney Peete16,3381989-20046TM
131Mike Tomczak16,0791985-19994TM
132Greg Landry16,0521968-19843TM
133Frank Ryan16,0421958-19703TM
134David Garrard16,0032002-2010jax
135Andrew Luck15,7512012-2016clt
136Scott Mitchell15,6921991-20014TM
137Ed Brown15,6001954-19653TM
138Erik Kramer15,3371987-19994TM
139Tony Banks15,3151996-20054TM
140Sam Bradford15,2472010-20163TM
141Mark Sanchez15,1262009-20152TM
142Kordell Stewart14,7461995-20053TM
143Russell Wilson14,7292012-2016sea
144Doug Flutie14,7151986-20054TM
145Joey Harrington14,6932002-20073TM
146Sid Luckman+14,6861939-1950chi
147David Carr14,4522002-20124TM
148Bubby Brister14,4451986-20005TM
149Marc Wilson14,3911980-19902TM
150Bill Nelsen14,1651963-19722TM
151Josh Freeman13,8732009-20153TM
152Gary Danielson13,7641976-19882TM
153Josh McCown13,4022002-20167TM
154Eddie LeBaron13,3991952-19632TM
155Chad Henne12,9312008-20142TM
156Bill Munson12,8961964-19795TM
157Don Majkowski12,7001987-19963TM
158Rick Mirer11,9691993-20035TM
159Tom Flores11,9591960-19693TM
160Bob Waterfield+11,8491945-1952ram
161Jay Fiedler11,8441995-20055TM
162Cotton Davidson11,7601954-19683TM
163Vince Ferragamo11,3361977-19863TM
164Mike Livingston11,2951968-1979kan
165Tony Eason11,1421983-19902TM
166Tim Couch11,1311999-2003cle
167Charlie Batch11,0851998-20122TM
168Frankie Albert10,7951946-1952sfo
169Billy Joe Tolliver10,7601989-19995TM
170Eric Hipple10,7111980-1989det
171Byron Leftwich10,5322003-20124TM
172Mike Phipps10,5061970-19812TM
173George Ratterman10,4731947-19563TM
174Steve Bono10,4391985-19997TM
175Tommy Thompson10,3851940-19502TM
176Zeke Bratkowski10,3451954-19713TM
177Frank Tripucka10,2821949-19634TM
178Dave Brown10,2481992-20012TM
179Jack Trudeau10,2431986-19953TM
180Rex Grossman10,2322003-20123TM
181Mark Malone10,1751980-19893TM
182Colin Kaepernick10,0302011-2016sfo
183Derek Anderson9,9462006-20163TM
184Vince Evans9,4851977-19952TM
185Bobby Thomason9,4801949-19573TM
186Lamar McHan9,4491954-19634TM
187Gary Hogeboom9,4361980-19893TM
188Mike Pagel9,4141982-19933TM
189Pat Haden9,2961976-1981ram
190Bob Berry9,1971965-19752TM
191Vince Young8,9642006-20112TM
192Kyle Boller8,9312003-20113TM
193Nick Foles8,8052012-20152TM
194John Friesz8,6991990-20004TM
195Jim Finks8,6221949-1955pit
196David Woodley8,5581980-19852TM
197Rudy Bukich8,4331953-19684TM
198Randy Johnson8,3291966-19764TM
199Shaun Hill8,2892005-20164TM
200Robert Griffin8,2872012-20162TM
201Kirk Cousins8,1852012-2016was
202Blake Bortles8,1792014-2016jax
203Pete Beathard8,1761964-19734TM
204James Harris8,1361969-19793TM
205Derek Carr8,1242014-2016rai
206Tommy Maddox8,0871992-20054TM
207Arnie Herber+8,0411930-19452TM
208Steve Walsh7,8751989-19996TM
209Kent Graham7,8011992-20014TM
210Al Dorow7,7081954-19624TM
211Craig Erickson7,6251992-19973TM
212Brian Hoyer7,5582009-20165TM
213Gary Cuozzo7,4021963-19724TM
214Paul Christman7,2941945-19502TM
215Tarvaris Jackson7,2632006-20152TM
216Steve Fuller7,1561979-19862TM
217Dick Wood7,1531962-19665TM
218Jim Ninowski7,1331958-19694TM
219Bob Avellini7,1111975-1984chi
220Randy Wright7,1061984-1988gnb
221Adrian Burk7,0011950-19562TM
222Dave Wilson6,9871981-1988nor
223Blaine Gabbert6,9582011-20162TM
224Steve Spurrier6,8781967-19762TM
225Steve Pelluer6,8701984-19902TM
226Christian Ponder6,6582011-2014min
227Bobby Douglass6,4931969-19784TM
228Brandon Weeden6,4622012-20153TM
229Scott Brunner6,4571980-19852TM
230Hugh Millen6,4401987-19954TM
231Steve Ramsey6,4371970-19762TM
232Jim Miller6,3871995-20022TM
233Ty Detmer6,3511993-20035TM
234Dennis Shaw6,3471970-19752TM
235Quincy Carter6,3372001-20042TM
236Damon Huard6,3031998-20083TM
237Johnny Lujack6,2951948-1951chi
238J.P. Losman6,2712004-20113TM
239Jack Concannon6,2701964-19754TM
240Jeff Kemp6,2301981-19914TM
241David Whitehurst6,2051977-1983gnb
242Jacky Lee6,1911960-19693TM
243Teddy Bridgewater6,1502014-2015min
244Frank Reich6,0751985-19984TM
245Trent Edwards6,0332007-20123TM
246Cecil Isbell5,9451938-1942gnb
247Patrick Ramsey5,9302002-20083TM
248Kelly Holcomb5,9161997-20074TM
249Joe Kapp5,9111967-19702TM
250Glenn Dobbs5,8761946-19492TM
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