NFL Net Yards per Pass Attempt Year-by-Year Leaders

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Leaders Table
Year Player NY/A Tm
2016Matt Ryan (31)8.25ATL
2015Carson Palmer (35)8.04ARI
2014Aaron Rodgers (30)7.68GNB
2013Peyton Manning (37)7.91DEN
2012Peyton Manning (36)7.49DEN
2011Aaron Rodgers (27)8.22GNB
2010Philip Rivers (28)7.74SDG
2009Philip Rivers (27)8.00SDG
2008Drew Brees (29)7.68NOR
2007Tom Brady (30)7.81NWE
2006Tony Romo (26)7.76DAL
2005Peyton Manning (29)7.80IND
2004Peyton Manning (28)8.74IND
2003Steve McNair (30)7.42TEN
2002Marc Bulger (25)7.63STL
2001Kurt Warner+ (30)7.87STL
2000Kurt Warner+ (29)9.03STL
1999Kurt Warner+ (28)7.86STL
1998Randall Cunningham (35)8.03MIN
1997Steve Young+ (35)7.18SFO
1996Dan Marino+ (34)6.81MIA
1995Troy Aikman+ (28)7.21DAL
1994Steve Young+ (32)7.74SFO
1993Steve Young+ (31)7.84SFO
1992Steve Young+ (30)7.69SFO
1991Steve Young+ (29)8.35SFO
1990Jay Schroeder (29)7.31RAI
1989Joe Montana+ (33)7.93SFO
1988Boomer Esiason (27)7.96CIN
1987John Elway+ (27)7.12DEN
1986Boomer Esiason (25)7.61CIN
1985Dan Fouts+ (34)7.82SDG
1984Dan Marino+ (22)8.60MIA
1983Dan Fouts+ (32)8.10SDG
1982Dan Fouts+ (31)8.15SDG
1981Dan Fouts+ (30)7.43SDG
1980Dan Fouts+ (29)7.25SDG
1979Terry Bradshaw+ (31)7.11PIT
1978Dan Fouts+ (27)7.12SDG
1977Terry Bradshaw+ (29)6.73PIT
1976Ken Stabler+ (30)8.17OAK
1975Bob Griese+ (30)7.55MIA
1974Ken Stabler+ (28)7.10OAK
1973John Hadl (33)6.84RAM
1972Joe Namath+ (29)8.10NYJ
1971Bob Berry (29)7.51ATL
1970John Brodie (35)7.45SFO
1969Greg Cook (22)7.34CIN
1969Craig Morton (26)7.15DAL
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