NFL Passer Rating Year-by-Year Playoffs Leaders

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Leaders Table
Year Player Rate Tm
2018Russell Wilson (29)105.9SEA
2017Alex Smith (33)116.2KAN
2016Matt Ryan (31)135.3ATL
2015Ben Roethlisberger (33)93.3PIT
2014Tony Romo (34)125.7DAL
2013Alex Smith (29)119.7KAN
2012Joe Flacco (27)117.2BAL
2011Drew Brees (32)110.1NOR
2010Aaron Rodgers (26)109.8GNB
2009Kurt Warner+ (38)129.1ARI
2008Kurt Warner+ (37)112.2ARI
2007Brett Favre+ (37)99.0GNB
2006Tony Romo (26)89.6DAL
2005Ben Roethlisberger (23)101.7PIT
2004Tom Brady (27)109.4NWE
2003Peyton Manning (27)106.4IND
2002Kerry Collins (29)112.7NYG
2001Vinny Testaverde (37)109.2NYJ
2000Aaron Brooks (24)92.0NOR
1999Jeff George (31)108.5MIN
1998Randall Cunningham (35)97.7MIN
1997Frank Reich (35)99.0DET
1996Brett Favre+ (26)107.5GNB
1995Rodney Peete (29)143.3PHI
1994Steve Young+ (32)117.2SFO
1993Jeff Hostetler (32)146.0RAI
1992Troy Aikman+ (25)126.4DAL
1991Erik Kramer (26)108.3DET
1990Boomer Esiason (29)113.3CIN
1989Joe Montana+ (33)146.4SFO
1988Joe Montana+ (32)117.0SFO
1987Bernie Kosar (23)105.4CLE
1986Phil Simms (30)131.8NYG
1985Tony Eason (25)118.2NWE
1984Dan Marino+ (22)94.1MIA
1983Steve DeBerg (29)87.8DEN
1982Joe Theismann (33)110.7WAS
1981Don Strock (30)118.7MIA
1980Jim Plunkett (32)96.2OAK
1979Terry Bradshaw+ (31)98.5PIT
1978Terry Bradshaw+ (30)104.1PIT
1977Roger Staubach+ (35)102.6DAL
1976Ken Stabler+ (30)92.3OAK
1975Ken Anderson (26)110.3CIN
1974Joe Ferguson (24)89.3BUF
1973Ken Stabler+ (27)76.2OAK
1972Roger Staubach+ (30)90.8DAL
1971Len Dawson+ (36)80.0KAN
1970Johnny Unitas+ (37)77.8BAL
1969Roman Gabriel (29)86.7RAM
1968Daryle Lamonica (27)99.4OAK
1967Bart Starr+ (33)102.7GNB
1966Bart Starr+ (32)135.6GNB
1965Zeke Bratkowski (33)54.2GNB
1964Jack Kemp (29)82.9BUF
1963Babe Parilli (33)67.8BOS
1962Bart Starr+ (28)54.7GNB
1961Jack Kemp (26)36.2SDG
1960George Blanda+ (32)117.8HOU
1959Johnny Unitas+ (26)114.7BAL
1958Johnny Unitas+ (25)90.5BAL
1957Y.A. Tittle+ (30)76.5SFO
1956George Blanda+ (28)45.3CHI
1955Otto Graham+ (33)70.7CLE
1954Bobby Layne+ (27)15.8DET
1953Bobby Layne+ (26)51.9DET
1952Otto Graham+ (30)60.5CLE
1951Otto Graham+ (29)47.9CLE
1950Otto Graham+ (28)122.2CLE
1949George Ratterman (22)82.5BUF
1948Otto Graham+ (26)57.3CLE
1947Otto Graham+ (25)79.9CLE
1946Otto Graham+ (24)81.2CLE
1945Bob Waterfield+ (25)68.7RAM
1944Arnie Herber+ (34)15.0NYG
1943Sid Luckman+ (26)135.6CHI
1940Frank Filchock (23)3.6WAS
1937Sammy Baugh+ (23)107.5WAS
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