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Leaders Table
Rank Player Yds Years Tm
1Peyton Manning71,9401998-20152TM
2Brett Favre+71,8381991-20104TM
3Drew Brees68,8942001-20172TM
4Tom Brady64,7282000-2017nwe
5Dan Marino+61,3611983-1999mia
6John Elway+51,4751983-1998den
7Eli Manning50,5122004-2017nyg
8Ben Roethlisberger49,4112004-2017pit
9Warren Moon+49,3251984-20004TM
10Philip Rivers48,3472004-2017sdg
11Fran Tarkenton+47,0031961-19782TM
12Carson Palmer46,2472004-20173TM
13Vinny Testaverde46,2331987-20077TM
14Drew Bledsoe44,6111993-20063TM
15Dan Fouts+43,0401973-1987sdg
16Kerry Collins40,9221995-20116TM
17Joe Montana+40,5511979-19942TM
18Johnny Unitas+40,2391956-19732TM
19Matt Ryan40,0732008-2017atl
20Aaron Rodgers38,2122005-2017gnb
21Dave Krieg38,1471980-19986TM
22Boomer Esiason37,9201984-19973TM
23Donovan McNabb37,2761999-20113TM
24Matt Hasselbeck36,6381999-20154TM
25Jim Kelly+35,4671986-1996buf
26Jim Everett34,8371986-19973TM
27Jim Hart34,6651966-19842TM
28Joe Flacco34,3732008-2017rav
29Steve DeBerg34,2411978-19986TM
30Tony Romo34,1832004-2016dal
31Jay Cutler34,0692006-20173TM
32John Hadl33,5031962-19774TM
33Phil Simms33,4621979-1993nyg
34Steve Young+33,1241985-19992TM
35Y.A. Tittle+33,0701948-19643TM
36Matthew Stafford33,0632009-2017det
37Troy Aikman+32,9421989-2000dal
38Ken Anderson32,8381971-1986cin
39Kurt Warner+32,3441998-20093TM
40Sonny Jurgensen+32,2241957-19742TM
41Mark Brunell32,0721994-20115TM
42John Brodie31,5481957-1973sfo
43Steve McNair31,3041995-20072TM
44Norm Snead30,7971961-19765TM
45Alex Smith30,5202005-20172TM
46Randall Cunningham29,9791985-20014TM
47Joe Ferguson29,8171973-19904TM
48Jon Kitna29,7451997-20114TM
49Roman Gabriel29,4441962-19772TM
50Jake Plummer29,2531997-20062TM
51Brad Johnson29,0541994-20084TM
52Rich Gannon28,7431987-20044TM
53Len Dawson+28,7111957-19753TM
54Chris Chandler28,4841988-20047TM
55Trent Green28,4751997-20084TM
56Ron Jaworski28,1901974-19894TM
57Terry Bradshaw+27,9891970-1983pit
58Ken Stabler+27,9381970-19843TM
59Craig Morton27,9081965-19823TM
60Joe Namath+27,6631965-19772TM
61Jeff George27,6021990-20015TM
62George Blanda+26,9201949-19754TM
63Steve Grogan26,8861975-1990nwe
64Bobby Layne+26,7681948-19624TM
65Ryan Fitzpatrick26,7082005-20177TM
66Jim Harbaugh26,2881987-20004TM
67Jim Plunkett25,8821971-19863TM
68Jeff Garcia25,5371999-20095TM
69Joe Theismann25,2061974-1985was
70Ken O'Brien25,0941984-19932TM
71Bob Griese+25,0921967-1980mia
72Matt Schaub24,8672004-20164TM
73Tommy Kramer24,7771977-19902TM
74Bart Starr+24,7181956-1971gnb
75Charley Johnson24,4101961-19753TM
76Andy Dalton24,3722011-2017cin
77Daunte Culpepper24,1531999-20094TM
78Steve Bartkowski24,1241975-19862TM
79Steve Beuerlein24,0461988-20036TM
80Cam Newton24,0042011-2017car
81Archie Manning23,9111971-19843TM
82Brian Sipe23,7131974-1983cle
83Norm Van Brocklin+23,6111949-19602TM
84Otto Graham+23,5841946-1955cle
85Lynn Dickey23,3221971-19852TM
86Bernie Kosar23,3011985-19963TM
87Marc Bulger22,8142002-2009ram
88Neil Lomax22,7711981-1988crd
89Roger Staubach+22,7001969-1979dal
90Babe Parilli22,6811952-19695TM
91Michael Vick22,4642001-20154TM
92Danny White21,9591976-1988dal
93Sammy Baugh+21,8861937-1952was
94Jeff Blake21,7111992-20057TM
95Neil O'Donnell21,6901991-20034TM
96Bobby Hebert21,6831985-19962TM
97Gus Frerotte21,2911994-20087TM
98Jack Kemp21,2181957-19693TM
99Jim Zorn21,1151976-19873TM
100Jake Delhomme20,9751999-20114TM
101Earl Morrall20,8091956-19766TM
102Russell Wilson20,7362012-2017sea
103Richard Todd20,6101976-19852TM
104Trent Dilfer20,5181994-20075TM
105Billy Kilmer20,4951961-19783TM
106Aaron Brooks20,2612000-20062TM
107Jay Schroeder20,0631985-19944TM
108Charlie Conerly19,4881948-1961nyg
109Brian Griese19,4401998-20084TM
110Chris Miller19,3201987-19993TM
111Daryle Lamonica19,1541963-19742TM
112Andrew Luck19,0782012-2016clt
113Sam Bradford19,0492010-20173TM
114Tobin Rote18,8501950-19664TM
115Billy Wade18,5301954-19662TM
116Dan Pastorini18,5151971-19834TM
117Mark Rypien18,4731988-20015TM
118Ryan Tannehill18,4552012-2016mia
119Bert Jones18,1901973-19822TM
120Jim McMahon18,1481982-19966TM
121Kyle Orton18,0372005-20145TM
122Chad Pennington17,8232000-20102TM
123Milt Plum17,5361957-19694TM
124Matt Cassel17,4492005-20176TM
125Wade Wilson17,2831981-19985TM
126Bill Kenney17,2771980-1988kan
127Don Meredith17,1991960-1968dal
128Stan Humphries17,1911989-19972TM
129Doug Williams16,9981978-19892TM
130Elvis Grbac16,7741994-20013TM
131Jason Campbell16,7712006-20145TM
132Josh McCown16,4842002-20178TM
133Jeff Hostetler16,4301985-19973TM
134Rodney Peete16,3381989-20046TM
135Mike Tomczak16,0791985-19994TM
136Greg Landry16,0521968-19843TM
137Frank Ryan16,0421958-19703TM
138David Garrard16,0032002-2010jax
139Scott Mitchell15,6921991-20014TM
140Ed Brown15,6001954-19653TM
141Erik Kramer15,3371987-19994TM
142Tony Banks15,3151996-20054TM
143Mark Sanchez15,2192009-20163TM
144Kirk Cousins14,9092012-2017was
145Kordell Stewart14,7461995-20053TM
146Doug Flutie14,7151986-20054TM
147Joey Harrington14,6932002-20073TM
148Sid Luckman+14,6861939-1950chi
149David Carr14,4522002-20124TM
150Bubby Brister14,4451986-20005TM
151Marc Wilson14,3911980-19902TM
152Bill Nelsen14,1651963-19722TM
153Josh Freeman13,8732009-20153TM
154Gary Danielson13,7641976-19882TM
155Eddie LeBaron13,3991952-19632TM
156Derek Carr13,3852014-2017rai
157Blake Bortles13,3252014-2017jax
158Chad Henne12,9312008-20172TM
159Bill Munson12,8961964-19795TM
160Don Majkowski12,7001987-19963TM
161Colin Kaepernick12,2712011-2016sfo
162Rick Mirer11,9691993-20035TM
163Tom Flores11,9591960-19693TM
164Bob Waterfield+11,8491945-1952ram
165Jay Fiedler11,8441995-20055TM
166Cotton Davidson11,7601954-19683TM
167Vince Ferragamo11,3361977-19863TM
168Mike Livingston11,2951968-1979kan
169Tony Eason11,1421983-19902TM
170Tim Couch11,1311999-2003cle
171Charlie Batch11,0851998-20122TM
172Frankie Albert10,7951946-1952sfo
173Billy Joe Tolliver10,7601989-19995TM
174Eric Hipple10,7111980-1989det
175Byron Leftwich10,5322003-20124TM
176Mike Phipps10,5061970-19812TM
177George Ratterman10,4731947-19563TM
178Steve Bono10,4391985-19997TM
179Derek Anderson10,4132006-20173TM
180Tommy Thompson10,3851940-19502TM
181Zeke Bratkowski10,3451954-19713TM
182Frank Tripucka10,2821949-19634TM
183Dave Brown10,2481992-20012TM
184Jack Trudeau10,2431986-19953TM
185Rex Grossman10,2322003-20123TM
186Mark Malone10,1751980-19893TM
187Jameis Winston10,0522015-2017tam
188Brian Hoyer9,8902009-20176TM
189Vince Evans9,4851977-19952TM
190Bobby Thomason9,4801949-19573TM
191Lamar McHan9,4491954-19634TM
192Gary Hogeboom9,4361980-19893TM
193Mike Pagel9,4141982-19933TM
194Pat Haden9,2961976-1981ram
195Nick Foles9,2502012-20173TM
196Bob Berry9,1971965-19752TM
197Robert Griffin8,9832012-20162TM
198Vince Young8,9642006-20112TM
199Kyle Boller8,9312003-20113TM
200John Friesz8,6991990-20004TM
201Jim Finks+8,6221949-1955pit
202David Woodley8,5581980-19852TM
203Rudy Bukich8,4331953-19684TM
204Marcus Mariota8,3332015-2017oti
205Randy Johnson8,3291966-19764TM
206Shaun Hill8,2952005-20164TM
207Pete Beathard8,1761964-19734TM
208James Harris8,1361969-19793TM
209Tyrod Taylor8,0992011-20172TM
210Tommy Maddox8,0871992-20054TM
211Arnie Herber+8,0411930-19452TM
212Steve Walsh7,8751989-19996TM
213Kent Graham7,8011992-20014TM
214Al Dorow7,7081954-19624TM
215Craig Erickson7,6251992-19973TM
216Blaine Gabbert7,6082011-20173TM
217Case Keenum7,4182012-20173TM
218Gary Cuozzo7,4021963-19724TM
219Paul Christman7,2941945-19502TM
220Tarvaris Jackson7,2632006-20152TM
221Steve Fuller7,1561979-19862TM
222Dick Wood7,1531962-19665TM
223Jim Ninowski7,1331958-19694TM
224Bob Avellini7,1111975-1984chi
225Randy Wright7,1061984-1988gnb
226Adrian Burk7,0011950-19562TM
227Dave Wilson6,9871981-1988nor
228Steve Spurrier6,8781967-19762TM
229Steve Pelluer6,8701984-19902TM
230Matt Moore6,7232007-20172TM
231Christian Ponder6,6582011-2014min
232Bobby Douglass6,4931969-19784TM
233Brandon Weeden6,4622012-20174TM
234Scott Brunner6,4571980-19852TM
235Hugh Millen6,4401987-19954TM
236Steve Ramsey6,4371970-19762TM
237Jim Miller6,3871995-20022TM
238Ty Detmer6,3511993-20035TM
239Dennis Shaw6,3471970-19752TM
240Quincy Carter6,3372001-20042TM
241Damon Huard6,3031998-20083TM
242Johnny Lujack6,2951948-1951chi
243J.P. Losman6,2712004-20113TM
244Jack Concannon6,2701964-19754TM
245Jeff Kemp6,2301981-19914TM
246Carson Wentz6,2122016-2017phi
247David Whitehurst6,2051977-1983gnb
248Jacky Lee6,1911960-19693TM
249Teddy Bridgewater6,1502014-2015min
250Frank Reich6,0751985-19984TM
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