NFL Year-by-Year Playoffs Passing Yards per Game Leaders

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Leaders Table
Year Player Y/G Tm
2015Kirk Cousins (27)329.0WAS
2014Ben Roethlisberger (32)334.0PIT
2013Andrew Luck (23)387.0IND
2012Tom Brady (35)332.0NWE
2011Drew Brees (32)464.0NOR
2010Drew Brees (31)404.0NOR
2009Aaron Rodgers (25)423.0GNB
2008Peyton Manning (32)310.0IND
2007Peyton Manning (31)402.0IND
2006Chad Pennington (30)300.0NYJ
2005Peyton Manning (29)290.0IND
2004Peyton Manning (28)348.0IND
2003Marc Bulger (26)332.0STL
2002Kelly Holcomb (29)429.0CLE
2001Brett Favre+ (31)275.0GNB
2000Kurt Warner (29)365.0STL
1999Kurt Warner (28)354.3STL
1998Doug Flutie (35)360.0BUF
1997Randall Cunningham (34)267.0MIN
1996Jim Kelly+ (36)239.0BUF
1995Dan Marino+ (33)422.0MIA
1994Troy Aikman+ (27)358.5DAL
1993Warren Moon+ (36)306.0HOU
1992Warren Moon+ (35)371.0HOU
1991Warren Moon+ (34)298.0HOU
1990Jim Kelly+ (30)283.7BUF
1989Jim Kelly+ (29)405.0BUF
1988Randall Cunningham (25)407.0PHI
1987Bernie Kosar (23)292.5CLE
1986Bernie Kosar (22)374.0CLE
1985Joe Montana+ (29)296.0SFO
1984Dan Marino+ (22)333.7MIA
1983Danny White (31)330.0DAL
1982Neil Lomax (23)385.0STL
1981Don Strock (30)403.0MIA
1980Dan Fouts+ (29)325.0SDG
1979Dan Fouts+ (28)333.0SDG
1978Terry Bradshaw+ (30)263.3PIT
1977Ken Stabler+ (31)280.0OAK
1976Billy Kilmer (37)298.0WAS
1975Jim Hart (31)291.0STL
1974Ken Stabler+ (28)282.0OAK
1973Fran Tarkenton+ (33)179.0MIN
1972John Brodie (37)150.0SFO
1972Scott Hunter (24)150.0GNB
1971Len Dawson+ (36)246.0KAN
1970John Brodie (35)231.5SFO
1969Daryle Lamonica (28)221.5OAK
1968Daryle Lamonica (27)374.0OAK
1967Bart Starr+ (33)205.0GNB
1966Bart Starr+ (32)277.0GNB
1965Jack Kemp (30)155.0BUF
1964Frank Ryan (28)206.0CLE
1963Babe Parilli (33)244.5BOS
1962George Blanda+ (34)261.0HOU
1961Jack Kemp (26)226.0SDG
1960George Blanda+ (32)301.0HOU
1959Johnny Unitas+ (26)264.0BAL
1958Johnny Unitas+ (25)349.0BAL
1957Y.A. Tittle+ (30)248.0SFO
1956Charlie Conerly (34)195.0NYG
1955Otto Graham+ (33)209.0CLE
1954Bobby Layne+ (27)177.0DET
1953Bobby Layne+ (26)179.0DET
1952Otto Graham+ (30)191.0CLE
1951Otto Graham+ (29)280.0CLE
1950Bob Waterfield+ (30)296.0RAM
1949George Ratterman (22)293.0BUF
1948Y.A. Tittle+ (21)217.0BCL
1947Tommy Thompson (31)214.0PHI
1946Otto Graham+ (24)213.0CLE
1945Bob Waterfield+ (25)192.0RAM
1944Arnie Herber+ (34)117.0NYG
1943Sid Luckman+ (26)286.0CHI
1942Charlie O'Rourke (25)128.0CHI
1941Cecil Isbell (26)107.0GNB
1940Sammy Baugh+ (26)102.0WAS
1939Arnie Herber+ (29)62.0GNB
1938Arnie Herber+ (28)123.0GNB
1937Sammy Baugh+ (23)335.0WAS
1936Arnie Herber+ (26)129.0GNB
1935Ed Danowski (23)88.0NYG
1934Ed Danowski (22)83.0NYG
1933Harry Newman (24)209.0NYG
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