NFL Pass Attempts Single Game Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Att Tm Boxscore
1Drew Bledsoe70NWENew England Patriots vs. Minnesota Vikings, November 13, 1994
2Vinny Testaverde69NYJNew York Jets vs. Baltimore Ravens, December 24, 2000
3Jared Goff68LARLos Angeles Rams vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, September 29, 2019
Jon Kitna68CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 30, 2001
George Blanda+68HOUHouston Oilers vs. Buffalo Bills, November 1, 1964
6Brian Griese67TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Chicago Bears, September 21, 2008
7Chris Miller66ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions, December 24, 1989
Ben Roethlisberger66PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens, December 10, 2017
9Steve Young+65SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers, January 6, 1996
Tom Brady65NWENew England Patriots vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 16, 2012
Philip Rivers65SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Green Bay Packers, October 18, 2015
12Dan Marino+64MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, December 30, 1995
Rich Gannon64OAKOakland Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, September 15, 2002
Bernie Kosar64CLECleveland Browns vs. New York Jets, January 3, 1987
15Vinny Testaverde63NYJNew York Jets vs. Seattle Seahawks, December 6, 1998
Elvis Grbac63BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Cincinnati Bengals, September 23, 2001
Chris Weinke63CARCarolina Panthers vs. Arizona Cardinals, December 30, 2001
Drew Brees63NORNew Orleans Saints vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 14, 2012
Eli Manning63NYGNew York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 22, 2016
Rich Gannon63MINMinnesota Vikings vs. New England Patriots, October 20, 1991
Matthew Stafford63DETDetroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears, November 13, 2011
22Marc Bulger62STLSt. Louis Rams vs. New York Giants, October 2, 2005
Tony Romo62DALDallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants, October 28, 2012
Tony Romo62DALDallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins, November 22, 2012
Joe Flacco62BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos, September 5, 2013
Joe Flacco62BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Cincinnati Bengals, September 7, 2014
Joey Harrington62MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Green Bay Packers, October 22, 2006
Steve Dils62MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, September 5, 1981
Tom Brady62NWENew England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons, February 5, 2017
Nick Foles62PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Arizona Cardinals, October 26, 2014
Charlie Batch62DETDetroit Lions vs. Arizona Cardinals, November 18, 2001
Andrew Luck62INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans, September 30, 2018
Matt Schaub62HOUHouston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens, December 13, 2010
Randall Cunningham62PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears, October 2, 1989
Joe Namath+62NYJNew York Jets vs. Baltimore Colts, October 18, 1970
Phil Simms62NYGNew York Giants vs. Cincinnati Bengals, October 13, 1985
37Matthew Stafford61DETDetroit Lions vs. Houston Texans, November 22, 2012
Brad Johnson61TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Carolina Panthers, September 14, 2003
Matt Ryan61ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Arizona Cardinals, October 27, 2013
Neil Lomax61STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Chargers, September 20, 1987
Aaron Rodgers61GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions, November 15, 2015
Brett Favre+61GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 14, 1996
Chris Weinke61CARCarolina Panthers vs. New York Giants, December 10, 2006
Blake Bortles61JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Kansas City Chiefs, October 7, 2018
Tommy Kramer61MINMinnesota Vikings vs. New England Patriots, December 16, 1979
Carson Palmer61OAKOakland Raiders vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, November 4, 2012
Colt McCoy61CLECleveland Browns vs. Tennessee Titans, October 2, 2011
48Billy Volek60TENTennessee Titans vs. Oakland Raiders, December 19, 2004
Davey O'Brien60PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins, December 1, 1940
Joe Montana+60SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins, November 17, 1986
Joe Namath+60NYJNew York Jets vs. Denver Broncos, December 3, 1967
Drew Brees60NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 8, 2011
Richard Todd60NYJNew York Jets vs. San Francisco 49ers, September 21, 1980
Ben Roethlisberger60PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs, September 16, 2018
Drew Bledsoe60NWENew England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 16, 1995
Dan Marino+60MIAMiami Dolphins vs. New York Jets, October 23, 1988
Dan Marino+60MIAMiami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots, November 23, 1997
Drew Brees60NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Chicago Bears, December 30, 2007
Erik Kramer60CHIChicago Bears vs. New York Jets, November 16, 1997
Carson Wentz60PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Cincinnati Bengals, December 4, 2016
George Blanda+60HOUHouston Oilers vs. Oakland Raiders, November 7, 1965
Aaron Brooks60NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Denver Broncos, November 21, 2004