NFL Year-by-Year Leaders

Players must meet the minimum requirements to show up on this leaderboard. For some seasons (1960-1969 & 1947-1950) leaders for both leagues are shown.


  • + indicates Hall of Famer
Leaders Table
Year Player ANY/A+ Tm
2017Jared Goff (22)122LAR
2017Drew Brees (38)122NOR
2016Matt Ryan (31)141ATL
2015Carson Palmer (35)133ARI
2014Aaron Rodgers (30)135GNB
2013Nick Foles (24)143PHI
2012Peyton Manning (36)125DEN
2011Aaron Rodgers (27)147GNB
2010Tom Brady (33)128NWE
2009Drew Brees (30)131NOR
2009Philip Rivers (27)131SDG
2008Philip Rivers (26)128SDG
2007Tom Brady (30)142NWE
2006Peyton Manning (30)131IND
2005Peyton Manning (29)130IND
2004Peyton Manning (28)153IND
2003Steve McNair (30)131TEN
2002Chad Pennington (26)135NYJ
2001Kurt Warner+ (30)130STL
2000Kurt Warner+ (29)137STL
1999Kurt Warner+ (28)134STL
1998Randall Cunningham (35)140MIN
1997Steve Young+ (35)128SFO
1996Dan Marino+ (34)122MIA
1995Brett Favre+ (25)130GNB
1994Steve Young+ (32)141SFO
1993Steve Young+ (31)132SFO
1992Steve Young+ (30)139SFO
1991Mark Rypien (28)141WAS
1990Steve DeBerg (36)132KAN
1989Joe Montana+ (33)141SFO
1988Boomer Esiason (27)136CIN
1987Bernie Kosar (23)129CLE
1986Tommy Kramer (31)129MIN
1985Dan Fouts+ (34)127SDG
1984Dan Marino+ (22)150MIA
1983Dan Fouts+ (32)131SDG
1983Dan Marino+ (21)131MIA
1982Dan Fouts+ (31)136SDG
1981Ken Anderson (32)136CIN
1980Ron Jaworski (29)130PHI
1979Roger Staubach+ (37)133DAL
1978Roger Staubach+ (36)129DAL
1977Roger Staubach+ (35)124DAL
1976Bert Jones (25)141BAL
1975Ken Anderson (26)129CIN
1974Ken Stabler+ (28)132OAK
1973John Hadl (33)129RAM
1972Earl Morrall (38)133MIA
1971Roger Staubach+ (29)139DAL
1970John Brodie (35)135SFO
1969Greg Cook (22)127CIN
1969Don Horn (24)122GNB
1969Craig Morton (26)122DAL
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