NFL Year-by-Year Passing Yards per Game Leaders

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Leaders Table
Year Player Y/G Tm
2015Ben Roethlisberger (33)328.2PIT
2014Drew Brees (35)309.5NOR
2014Ben Roethlisberger (32)309.5PIT
2013Peyton Manning (37)342.3DEN
2012Drew Brees (33)323.6NOR
2011Drew Brees (32)342.3NOR
2010Philip Rivers (28)294.4SDG
2009Matt Schaub (28)298.1HOU
2008Drew Brees (29)316.8NOR
2007Tom Brady (30)300.4NWE
2006Drew Brees (27)276.1NOR
2005Marc Bulger (28)287.1STL
2004Daunte Culpepper (27)294.8MIN
2003Peyton Manning (27)266.7IND
2002Rich Gannon (36)293.1OAK
2001Kurt Warner (30)301.9STL
2000Kurt Warner (29)311.7STL
1999Steve Beuerlein (34)277.3CAR
1998Steve Young (36)278.0SFO
1997Warren Moon (40)245.2SEA
1996Mark Brunell (25)272.9JAX
1995Steve Young (33)290.9SFO
1994Drew Bledsoe (22)284.7NWE
1993John Elway (33)251.9DEN
1992Dan Marino (30)257.3MIA
1991Warren Moon (34)293.1HOU
1990Warren Moon (33)312.6HOU
1989Joe Montana (33)270.8SFO
1988Dan Marino (26)277.1MIA
1987Neil Lomax (28)282.3STL
1986Dan Marino (24)296.6MIA
1985Dan Fouts (34)259.9SDG
1984Dan Marino (22)317.8MIA
1983Dan Fouts (32)297.5SDG
1982Dan Fouts (31)320.3SDG
1981Dan Fouts (30)300.1SDG
1980Dan Fouts (29)294.7SDG
1979Dan Fouts (28)255.1SDG
1978Fran Tarkenton (38)216.8MIN
1977Joe Ferguson (27)200.2BUF
1976Ken Stabler (30)228.1OAK
1975Ken Anderson (26)243.8CIN
1974Ken Anderson (25)205.2CIN
1973Roman Gabriel (33)229.9PHI
1972Joe Namath (29)216.6NYJ
1971John Hadl (31)219.6SDG
1970John Brodie (35)210.1SFO
1969Daryle Lamonica (28)235.9OAK
1969Sonny Jurgensen (35)221.6WAS
1968Daryle Lamonica (27)249.6OAK
1968John Brodie (33)215.7SFO
1967Joe Namath (24)286.2NYJ
1967Sonny Jurgensen (33)267.6WAS
1966Joe Namath (23)241.4NYJ
1966Sonny Jurgensen (32)229.2WAS
1965John Brodie (30)239.4SFO
1965John Hadl (25)199.9SDG
1964Babe Parilli (34)247.5BOS
1964Charley Johnson (25)217.5STL
1963Johnny Unitas (30)248.6BAL
1963George Blanda (35)214.5HOU
1962Sonny Jurgensen (28)232.9PHI
1962Frank Tripucka (34)208.4DEN
1961Sonny Jurgensen (27)265.9PHI
1961George Blanda (33)237.9HOU
1960Johnny Unitas (27)258.3BAL
1960Frank Tripucka (32)217.0DEN
1959Johnny Unitas (26)241.6BAL
1958Billy Wade (27)239.6RAM
1957Johnny Unitas (24)212.5BAL
1956Tobin Rote (28)183.6GNB
1955Jim Finks (28)189.2PIT
1954George Blanda (26)241.1CHI
1953Otto Graham (31)226.8CLE
1952Otto Graham (30)234.7CLE
1951Bobby Layne (24)200.3DET
1950Bobby Layne (23)193.6DET
1949Otto Graham (27)232.1CLE
1949Johnny Lujack (24)221.5CHI
1948Sammy Baugh (34)216.6WAS
1948Otto Graham (26)193.8CLE
1947Sammy Baugh (33)244.8WAS
1947Otto Graham (25)196.6CLE
1946Sid Luckman (29)166.0CHI
1946Glenn Dobbs (26)157.2BDA
1945Sammy Baugh (31)208.6WAS
1944Sid Luckman (27)145.4CHI
1943Sid Luckman (26)219.4CHI
1942Cecil Isbell (27)183.7GNB
1941Cecil Isbell (26)134.5GNB
1940Sammy Baugh (26)124.3WAS
1939Davey O'Brien (22)120.4PHI
1938Sammy Baugh (24)94.8WAS
1937Sammy Baugh (23)102.5WAS
1936Arnie Herber (26)103.3GNB
1935Arnie Herber (25)66.3GNB
1934Arnie Herber (24)72.6GNB
1933Benny Friedman (28)84.9BKN
1932Arnie Herber (22)45.6GNB