NFL Single Game Yards per Pass Completion Leaders

Players must meet the minimum requirements to show up on this leaderboard. Single game leaders only reflect years for which we have complete boxscore data (1960 onward), all playoff games, and all 100 yard rushing/receiving or 300 yard passing games from 1940-1959.

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Y/C Tm Boxscore
1 Joe Namath 45.6 NYJ New York Jets vs. Baltimore Colts, October 22, 1972
2 Don Gault 44.0 CLE Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, October 3, 1970
Jim Kelly 44.0 BUF Buffalo Bills vs. Carolina Panthers, September 10, 1995
4 Warren Moon 38.6 HOU Houston Oilers vs. Cleveland Browns, November 22, 1987
5 Jack Kemp 36.8 SDG San Diego Chargers vs. New York Titans, September 16, 1962
6 Terry Bradshaw 36.7 PIT Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Green Bay Packers, December 6, 1970
7 Tom Tupa 36.3 PHO Phoenix Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles, September 8, 1991
8 John Hadl 35.7 SDG San Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos, October 20, 1968
9 George Herring 34.0 DEN Denver Broncos vs. Buffalo Bills, November 19, 1961
10 Johnny Unitas 33.8 BAL Baltimore Colts vs. Dallas Cowboys, October 30, 1960
11 Tony Banks 33.5 BAL Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 12, 1999
12 Joe Namath 33.1 NYJ New York Jets vs. Baltimore Colts, September 24, 1972
Fran Tarkenton 33.1 NYG New York Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals, September 17, 1967
14 John Elway 33.0 DEN Denver Broncos vs. Cleveland Browns, October 1, 1989
15 Bernie Masterson 32.5 CHI Chicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins, December 12, 1937
Tom Yewcic 32.5 BOS Boston Patriots vs. New York Titans, November 30, 1962
17 Bob Avellini 32.0 CHI Chicago Bears vs. Denver Broncos, December 12, 1976
18 Billy Kilmer 31.7 WAS Washington Redskins vs. New York Jets, November 5, 1972
Bill Nelsen 31.7 PIT Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns, November 28, 1965
20 Tim Tebow 31.6 DEN Denver Broncos vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 8, 2012
21 Terry Hanratty 31.5 PIT Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns, November 17, 1974
22 Roger Staubach 31.4 DAL Dallas Cowboys vs. St. Louis Cardinals, September 21, 1969
23 Vince Evans 31.0 CHI Chicago Bears vs. Dallas Cowboys, September 16, 1979
Tom Flores 31.0 OAK Oakland Raiders vs. Houston Oilers, September 7, 1963
25 Milt Plum 30.8 CLE Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, October 2, 1960
26 Jack Concannon 30.5 CHI Chicago Bears vs. St. Louis Cardinals, November 19, 1967
27 John Hadl 30.4 SDG San Diego Chargers vs. Boston Patriots, November 10, 1968
28 Roman Gabriel 30.1 RAM Los Angeles Rams vs. Detroit Lions, November 3, 1968
29 Greg Landry 30.0 DET Detroit Lions vs. Denver Broncos, November 7, 1971
30 Earl Morrall 29.6 NYG New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles, October 17, 1965
31 Jim McMahon 29.5 CHI Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings, September 19, 1985
32 Ed Brown 29.4 PIT Pittsburgh Steelers vs. St. Louis Cardinals, October 13, 1963
Cotton Davidson 29.4 DTX Dallas Texans vs. Oakland Raiders, November 26, 1961
34 John Brodie 29.3 SFO San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears, November 19, 1961
Fran Tarkenton 29.3 NYG New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins, September 29, 1968
36 Mike Phipps 29.2 CLE Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, November 25, 1973
37 Warren Rabb 29.1 BUF Buffalo Bills vs. Denver Broncos, October 28, 1962
38 Trent Dilfer 29.0 SEA Seattle Seahawks vs. St. Louis Rams, October 20, 2002
Kent Nix 29.0 PIT Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Philadelphia Eagles, October 27, 1968
40 Jay Schroeder 28.9 RAI Los Angeles Raiders vs. Cincinnati Bengals, November 5, 1989
41 Fran Tarkenton 28.8 MIN Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears, November 11, 1962
42 Jim Hart 28.7 STL St. Louis Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 10, 1972
43 Len Dawson 28.6 KAN Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills, October 2, 1966
Earl Morrall 28.6 DET Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears, September 29, 1963
45 Greg Landry 28.4 DET Detroit Lions vs. Atlanta Falcons, October 8, 1972
46 Jack Kemp 28.3 BUF Buffalo Bills vs. San Diego Chargers, October 1, 1967
Bart Starr 28.3 GNB Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions, September 29, 1968
48 Charley Johnson 28.2 STL St. Louis Cardinals vs. Cleveland Browns, September 26, 1965
49 Terry Bradshaw 28.0 PIT Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns, September 23, 1973
Don Trull 28.0 HOU Houston Oilers vs. Buffalo Bills, October 27, 1968
Kurt Warner 28.0 STL St. Louis Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons, September 24, 2000