NFL Passes Completed Single Game Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Cmp Tm Boxscore
1Ben Roethlisberger47PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns, January 10, 2021
2Drew Bledsoe45NWENew England Patriots vs. Minnesota Vikings, November 13, 1994
Jared Goff45LARLos Angeles Rams vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, September 29, 2019
4Ben Roethlisberger44PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens, December 10, 2017
5Matt Schaub43HOUHouston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, November 18, 2012
Philip Rivers43SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Green Bay Packers, October 18, 2015
Rich Gannon43OAKOakland Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, September 15, 2002
Tom Brady43NWENew England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons, February 5, 2017
9Vinny Testaverde42NYJNew York Jets vs. Seattle Seahawks, December 6, 1998
Richard Todd42NYJNew York Jets vs. San Francisco 49ers, September 21, 1980
Dak Prescott42DALDallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 9, 2018
12Eli Manning41NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 11, 2015
Ben Roethlisberger41PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos, November 25, 2018
Tony Romo41DALDallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants, December 6, 2009
Warren Moon+41HOUHouston Oilers vs. Dallas Cowboys, November 10, 1991
Dak Prescott41DALDallas Cowboys vs. Cleveland Browns, October 4, 2020
Kirk Cousins41WASWashington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys, November 24, 2016
18Ken Anderson40CINCincinnati Bengals vs. San Diego Chargers, December 20, 1982
Andrew Luck40INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans, September 30, 2018
Drew Brees40NORNew Orleans Saints vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 14, 2012
Colt McCoy40CLECleveland Browns vs. Tennessee Titans, October 2, 2011
Billy Volek40TENTennessee Titans vs. Oakland Raiders, December 19, 2004
Marc Bulger40STLSt. Louis Rams vs. New York Giants, October 2, 2005
Derek Carr40OAKOakland Raiders vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, October 30, 2016
Peyton Manning+40INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans, September 12, 2010
Brad Johnson40TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Chicago Bears, November 18, 2001
Ben Roethlisberger40PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos, December 20, 2015
Kurt Warner+40ARIArizona Cardinals vs. New York Jets, September 28, 2008
Phil Simms40NYGNew York Giants vs. Cincinnati Bengals, October 13, 1985
Ben Roethlisberger40PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Indianapolis Colts, October 26, 2014
Kirk Cousins40MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills, September 23, 2018
32Matt Hasselbeck39SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Detroit Lions, November 8, 2009
David Carr39HOUHouston Texans vs. New York Jets, November 26, 2006
Matt Schaub39ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Seattle Seahawks, October 27, 2019
Tom Brady39NWENew England Patriots vs. Kansas City Chiefs, September 22, 2002
Dan Marino+39MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, November 16, 1986
Drew Brees39NORNew Orleans Saints vs. New York Giants, November 1, 2015
Ben Roethlisberger39PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs, September 16, 2018
Drew Brees39NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons, September 23, 2018
Drew Brees39NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Denver Broncos, September 21, 2008
Drew Brees39NORNew Orleans Saints vs. St. Louis Rams, December 15, 2013
Tom Brady39NWENew England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills, September 14, 2009
Drew Bledsoe39NWENew England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 16, 1995
Elvis Grbac39KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders, November 5, 2000
Drew Brees39NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 8, 2011
Aaron Rodgers39GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears, October 20, 2016
Andrew Luck39INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Cincinnati Bengals, September 9, 2018
Jared Goff39LARLos Angeles Rams vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, November 23, 2020
Peyton Manning+39DENDenver Broncos vs. Tennessee Titans, December 8, 2013
Carson Palmer39OAKOakland Raiders vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, November 4, 2012
Billy Volek39TENTennessee Titans vs. San Diego Chargers, October 3, 2004