NFL Adjusted Yards per Pass Attempt Single-Season Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player AY/A Year Tm
1Sid Luckman+ (26)10.961943CHI
2Nick Foles (24)10.542013PHI
3Aaron Rodgers (27)10.502011GNB
4Otto Graham+ (25)10.251947CLE
5Peyton Manning (28)10.242004IND
6Patrick Mahomes (23)10.102019KAN
7Matt Ryan (31)10.092016ATL
8Milt Plum (25)9.971960CLE
9Otto Graham+ (31)9.831953CLE
10Johnny Unitas+ (31)9.621964BAL
11Patrick Mahomes (22)9.582018KAN
12Bart Starr+ (32)9.571966GNB
13Joe Montana+ (33)9.541989SFO
14Otto Graham+ (27)9.531949CLE
15Chris Chandler (32)9.521998ATL
16Roger Staubach+ (29)9.491971DAL
17Aaron Rodgers (30)9.452014GNB
18Tom Brady (30)9.422007NWE
19Sammy Baugh+ (31)9.391945WAS
20Dan Marino+ (22)9.361984MIA
21Tom Brady (39)9.312016NWE
Charlie Conerly (37)9.311959NYG
23Peyton Manning (37)9.302013DEN
24Bert Jones (25)9.271976BAL
25Randall Cunningham (35)9.261998MIN
26Kurt Warner+ (28)9.191999STL
27Steve Young+ (32)9.151994SFO
Tony Romo (34)9.152014DAL
29Len Dawson+ (31)9.141966KAN
30Daunte Culpepper (27)9.132004MIN
Len Dawson+ (33)9.131968KAN
Josh McCown (34)9.132013CHI
33Carson Palmer (35)9.082015ARI
Steve Young+ (30)9.081992SFO
35Philip Rivers (27)9.072009SDG
36Boomer Esiason (27)9.031988CIN
37Tom Brady (33)9.022010NWE
38Drew Brees (39)9.012018NOR
39Russell Wilson (26)8.992015SEA
Trent Green (30)8.992000STL
Aaron Rodgers (29)8.992013GNB
42Otto Graham+ (33)8.981955CLE
Russell Wilson (29)8.982018SEA
44Tom Brady (34)8.962011NWE
45Steve Young+ (29)8.951991SFO
46Andy Dalton (27)8.902015CIN
Drew Brees (30)8.902009NOR
48Steve Young+ (35)8.821997SFO
Donovan McNabb (27)8.822004PHI
50Y.A. Tittle+ (36)8.811963NYG
51Ryan Fitzpatrick (35)8.802018TAM
52Drew Brees (32)8.782011NOR
53Philip Rivers (26)8.772008SDG
54Kurt Warner+ (29)8.762000STL
55Philip Rivers (28)8.732010SDG
Matt Ryan (33)8.732018ATL
57Aaron Rodgers (25)8.722009GNB
58Craig Morton (27)8.711970DAL
59Johnny Unitas+ (32)8.691965BAL
60Philip Rivers (36)8.682018LAC
61Donovan McNabb (29)8.662006PHI
Joe Montana+ (28)8.661984SFO
Ben Roethlisberger (23)8.662005PIT
64Ken Stabler+ (30)8.631976OAK
65Mark Rypien (28)8.621991WAS
Colin Kaepernick (24)8.622012SFO
67Dak Prescott (23)8.602016DAL
Brian Griese (25)8.602000DEN
69Matt Schaub (30)8.592011HOU
Alex Smith (33)8.592017KAN
Robert Griffin (22)8.592012WAS
72Marc Bulger (25)8.582002STL
73Jim Harbaugh (31)8.571995IND
74Brett Favre+ (39)8.562009MIN
75Aaron Rodgers (28)8.542012GNB
76Jared Goff (23)8.532018LAR
Ben Roethlisberger (32)8.532014PIT
Russell Wilson (24)8.532013SEA
79Ben Roethlisberger (28)8.522010PIT
Michael Vick (30)8.522010PHI
81Peyton Manning (29)8.512005IND
Ben Roethlisberger (27)8.512009PIT
83Philip Rivers (31)8.502013SDG
84Jared Goff (22)8.492017LAR
85Deshaun Watson (22)8.482018HOU
86Drew Brees (25)8.462004SDG
Jay Schroeder (29)8.461990RAI
88George Blanda+ (33)8.451961HOU
Billy Wade (30)8.451961CHI
Steve McNair (30)8.452003TEN
Rudy Bukich (34)8.451965CHI
92Y.A. Tittle+ (21)8.431948BCL
93Greg Cook (22)8.421969CIN
94Damon Huard (33)8.412006KAN
Steve Young+ (36)8.411998SFO
David Garrard (29)8.412007JAX
Peyton Manning (36)8.412012DEN
98Steve Young+ (31)8.401993SFO
Earl Morrall (34)8.401968BAL
100Aaron Rodgers (26)8.392010GNB
Jim Kelly+ (30)8.391990BUF
Steve DeBerg (36)8.391990KAN
103Dave Krieg (35)8.371994DET
104Vinny Testaverde (34)8.361998NYJ
Tony Romo (29)8.362009DAL
Tom Brady (40)8.362017NWE
Ben Roethlisberger (22)8.362004PIT
108Kurt Warner+ (30)8.352001STL
109Tony Romo (31)8.342011DAL
110Tyrod Taylor (26)8.332015BUF
111Bart Starr+ (30)8.321964GNB
Jeff George (31)8.321999MIN
113Drew Brees (34)8.312013NOR
114Len Dawson+ (27)8.301962DTX
115Tom Brady (38)8.292015NWE
116Peyton Manning (30)8.282006IND
Joe Theismann (34)8.281983WAS
Carson Wentz (24)8.282017PHI
119Drew Brees (38)8.272017NOR
Dan Fouts+ (31)8.271982SDG
121Cam Newton (26)8.262015CAR
122Ken O'Brien (24)8.251985NYJ
Dave Krieg (24)8.251983SEA
Chad Pennington (26)8.252002NYJ
125John Brodie (26)8.231961SFO
126Ken Anderson (26)8.211975CIN
127Daunte Culpepper (23)8.182000MIN
128Ben Roethlisberger (25)8.172007PIT
129Warren Moon+ (33)8.161990HOU
130Johnny Unitas+ (30)8.151963BAL
Tommy Kramer (31)8.151986MIN
132Eli Manning (30)8.142011NYG
133Tom Flores (29)8.131966OAK
Alex Smith (28)8.132012SFO
Aaron Rodgers (34)8.132018GNB
136Chris Chandler (31)8.121997ATL
137Russell Wilson (23)8.112012SEA
Ken Anderson (32)8.111981CIN
139Matthew Stafford (29)8.102017DET
140Peyton Manning (38)8.092014DEN
141Tom Brady (35)8.082012NWE
142Aaron Rodgers (32)8.052016GNB
Brett Favre+ (25)8.051995GNB
Kirk Cousins (28)8.052016WAS
145Philip Rivers (35)8.042017LAC
146Frankie Albert (28)8.031948SFO
147Drew Brees (27)8.022006NOR
Matt Schaub (28)8.022009HOU
Bobby Layne+ (31)8.021958PIT
Ed Brown (27)8.021956CHI
151Fran Tarkenton+ (24)8.011964MIN
Tommy Thompson (32)8.011948PHI
Tony Romo (26)8.012006DAL
154Drew Brees (36)8.002015NOR
Donovan McNabb (32)8.002009PHI
156Boomer Esiason (24)7.991985CIN
157Troy Aikman+ (26)7.981993DAL
Don Meredith (28)7.981966DAL
Bart Starr+ (28)7.981962GNB
160Jim Everett (26)7.961989RAM
Y.A. Tittle+ (35)7.961962NYG
162Wade Wilson (29)7.951988MIN
Neil Lomax (25)7.951984STL
164Dan Fouts+ (32)7.941983SDG
Craig Morton (38)7.941981DEN
166Tom Brady (42)7.932019NWE
Jeff Garcia (30)7.932000SFO
Carson Wentz (25)7.932018PHI
Johnny Unitas+ (26)7.931959BAL
170Dan Marino+ (21)7.911983MIA
171Ken Stabler+ (28)7.901974OAK
172Ryan Fitzpatrick (31)7.892014HOU
Sonny Jurgensen+ (27)7.891961PHI
Boomer Esiason (28)7.891989CIN
Jim Kelly+ (31)7.891991BUF
Bernie Kosar (23)7.891987CLE
177Johnny Unitas+ (25)7.881958BAL
Roger Staubach+ (37)7.881979DAL
Russell Wilson (25)7.882014SEA
180Matt Hasselbeck (29)7.872005SEA
181John Brodie (35)7.861970SFO
Andrew Luck (24)7.862014IND
Babe Parilli (32)7.861962BOS
Ken Anderson (25)7.861974CIN
185Jeff George (29)7.851997OAK
John Elway+ (38)7.851998DEN
Trent Green (34)7.852004KAN
Marcus Mariota (22)7.852016TEN
Drew Brees (29)7.852008NOR
Bart Starr+ (31)7.851965GNB
Bob Griese+ (26)7.851971MIA
Steve Beuerlein (34)7.851999CAR
Warren Moon+ (31)7.851988HOU
194Andrew Luck (26)7.842016IND
Tony Romo (27)7.842007DAL
Lynn Dickey (33)7.841983GNB
Bill Nelsen (27)7.841968CLE
Drew Brees (37)7.842016NOR
199Boomer Esiason (25)7.831986CIN
Colin Kaepernick (25)7.832013SFO
Kirk Cousins (27)7.832015WAS
Steve Bartkowski (30)7.831983ATL
Craig Morton (26)7.831969DAL
Peyton Manning (31)7.832007IND
205Ron Jaworski (29)7.821980PHI
Bob Waterfield+ (31)7.821951RAM
207Chad Pennington (32)7.812008MIA
Sammy Baugh+ (33)7.811947WAS
209Tom Brady (41)7.792018NWE
210Peyton Manning (33)7.782009IND
211Peyton Manning (27)7.772003IND
Earl Morrall (31)7.771965NYG
Josh Freeman (22)7.772010TAM
214Joe Montana+ (31)7.761987SFO
Tom Flores (26)7.761963OAK
Ben Roethlisberger (33)7.762015PIT
217Matthew Stafford (23)7.752011DET
218Marc Bulger (27)7.742004STL
Tom Brady (32)7.742009NWE
Roger Staubach+ (31)7.741973DAL
Matt Ryan (34)7.742019ATL
222Drew Brees (33)7.732012NOR
Carson Palmer (25)7.732005CIN
Phil Simms (34)7.731990NYG
225Eli Manning (28)7.722009NYG
Tony Eason (24)7.721984NWE
227Trent Green (32)7.712002KAN
Dan Fouts+ (30)7.711981SDG
Carson Palmer (26)7.712006CIN
Jeff Garcia (37)7.712007TAM
231Peyton Manning (24)7.702000IND
Don Meredith (30)7.701968DAL
Milt Plum (26)7.701961CLE
Rich Gannon (36)7.702002OAK
Trent Green (35)7.702005KAN
Norm Van Brocklin+ (34)7.701960PHI
237Matt Ryan (27)7.692012ATL
Norm Van Brocklin+ (24)7.691950RAM
239Norm Van Brocklin+ (25)7.681951RAM
Phil Simms (31)7.681987NYG
241Daunte Culpepper (26)7.672003MIN
Jameis Winston (23)7.672017TAM
243Troy Aikman+ (28)7.661995DAL
Steve Young+ (34)7.661996SFO
Fran Tarkenton+ (33)7.661973MIN
246Frank Ryan (30)7.651966CLE
John Brodie (30)7.651965SFO
Cam Newton (23)7.652012CAR
Mark Brunell (26)7.651997JAX
250Tom Brady (27)7.642004NWE
Carson Palmer (34)7.642014ARI
Don Meredith (24)7.641962DAL
Dave Krieg (29)7.641988SEA
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