NFL Year-by-Year Yards per Pass Completion Leaders

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Leaders Table
Year Player Y/C Tm
2015Carson Palmer (35)13.7ARI
2014Brian Hoyer (28)13.7CLE
2013Nick Foles (24)14.2PHI
2012Cam Newton (23)13.8CAR
2011Matt Schaub (30)13.9HOU
2010Ben Roethlisberger (28)13.3PIT
2009Philip Rivers (27)13.4SDG
2008Jake Delhomme (33)13.4CAR
2007Derek Anderson (24)12.7CLE
2006Donovan McNabb (29)14.7PHI
2005Ben Roethlisberger (23)14.2PIT
2004Peyton Manning (28)13.6IND
2003Steve McNair (30)12.9TEN
2002Patrick Ramsey (23)13.2WAS
2001Kurt Warner (30)12.9STL
2000Kurt Warner (29)14.6STL
1999Jeff George (31)14.7MIN
1998Chris Chandler (32)16.6ATL
1997Jake Plummer (22)14.0ARI
1996Tony Banks (23)13.3STL
1995Gus Frerotte (24)13.8WAS
1994Heath Shuler (22)13.8WAS
1994Jeff Blake (23)13.8CIN
1993Vinny Testaverde (29)13.8CLE
1992Dave Krieg (33)13.5KAN
1991Mark Rypien (28)14.3WAS
1990Jay Schroeder (29)15.7RAI
1989Bob Gagliano (31)14.3DET
1988Jay Schroeder (27)16.3RAI
1987Warren Moon+ (30)15.3HOU
1986Jim Plunkett (38)14.9RAI
1986Jay Schroeder (25)14.9WAS
1985Bruce Mathison (26)14.5BUF
1984Mark Malone (25)14.5PIT
1983Lynn Dickey (33)15.4GNB
1982Lynn Dickey (32)14.4GNB
1981Eric Hipple (23)16.8DET
1980Terry Bradshaw+ (32)15.3PIT
1979Steve Grogan (26)16.0NWE
1978Matt Robinson (23)16.1NYJ
1977Jim Zorn (24)16.2SEA
1976Steve Ramsey (28)15.1DEN
1975Joe Namath+ (32)14.6NYJ
1974Dan Fouts+ (23)15.1SDG
1973Bob Lee (27)14.9ATL
1973John Hadl (33)14.9RAM
1972Joe Namath+ (29)17.4NYJ
1971Greg Landry (24)16.4DET
1970Craig Morton (27)17.8DAL
1969Greg Cook (22)17.5CIN
1969Craig Morton (26)16.2DAL
1968Marlin Briscoe (22)17.1DEN
1968Earl Morrall (34)16.0BAL
1967Bart Starr+ (33)15.9GNB
1967Jack Kemp (32)15.5BUF
1967Joe Namath+ (24)15.5NYJ
1967John Hadl (27)15.5SDG
1966Tom Flores (29)17.5OAK
1966Don Meredith (28)15.8DAL
1965Don Meredith (27)17.1DAL
1965John Hadl (25)16.1SDG
1964Jack Kemp (29)19.2BUF
1964Johnny Unitas+ (31)17.9BAL
1963Tom Flores (26)18.6OAK
1963Ed Brown (34)17.8PIT
1962Sonny Jurgensen+ (28)16.6PHI
1962Cotton Davidson (30)16.6OAK
1961George Blanda+ (33)17.8HOU
1961John Brodie (26)16.7SFO
1960Bobby Layne+ (33)17.6PIT
1960Jack Kemp (25)14.3LAC
1960George Blanda+ (32)14.3HOU
1959Charlie Conerly (37)15.1NYG
1958Bobby Layne+ (31)17.6PIT
1957Lamar McHan (24)18.0CRD
1956Ed Brown (27)17.4CHI
1955Otto Graham+ (33)17.6CLE
1954Norm Van Brocklin+ (28)19.0RAM
1953Bobby Layne+ (26)16.7DET
1952Babe Parilli (22)18.4GNB
1951Bob Waterfield+ (31)17.8RAM
1950Norm Van Brocklin+ (24)16.2RAM
1949Otto Graham+ (27)17.3CLE
1949Johnny Lujack (24)16.4CHI
1948Otto Graham+ (26)15.7CLE
1948Y.A. Tittle+ (21)15.7BCL
1948Bob Waterfield+ (28)15.6RAM
1947Boley Dancewicz (22)18.2BOS
1947Otto Graham+ (25)16.9CLE
1946Sid Luckman+ (29)16.6CHI
1946Paul Christman (28)16.6CRD
1946Glenn Dobbs (26)14.0BDA
1945Bob Waterfield+ (25)18.1RAM
1944Frankie Sinkwich (23)18.3DET
1943Sid Luckman+ (26)19.9CHI
1942Tommy Thompson (26)14.8PHI
1941Cecil Isbell (26)12.6GNB
1940Parker Hall (23)14.4RAM
1939Ace Parker+ (27)13.6BKN
1937Sammy Baugh+ (23)13.9WAS
1936Arnie Herber+ (26)16.1GNB