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Leaders Table
Rank Player Yds Years Tm
1Drew Brees77,4162001-20192TM
2Tom Brady74,5712000-2019nwe
3Peyton Manning71,9401998-20152TM
4Brett Favre+71,8381991-20104TM
5Dan Marino+61,3611983-1999mia
6Philip Rivers59,2712004-2019sdg
7Eli Manning57,0232004-2019nyg
8Ben Roethlisberger56,5452004-2019pit
9John Elway+51,4751983-1998den
10Matt Ryan51,1862008-2019atl
11Warren Moon+49,3251984-20004TM
12Fran Tarkenton+47,0031961-19782TM
13Aaron Rodgers46,9462005-2019gnb
14Carson Palmer46,2472004-20173TM
15Vinny Testaverde46,2331987-20077TM
16Drew Bledsoe44,6111993-20063TM
17Dan Fouts+43,0401973-1987sdg
18Matthew Stafford41,0252009-2019det
19Kerry Collins40,9221995-20116TM
20Joe Montana+40,5511979-19942TM
21Johnny Unitas+40,2391956-19732TM
22Joe Flacco40,0672008-20192TM
23Dave Krieg38,1471980-19986TM
24Boomer Esiason37,9201984-19973TM
25Donovan McNabb37,2761999-20113TM
26Matt Hasselbeck36,6381999-20154TM
27Jim Kelly+35,4671986-1996buf
28Jay Cutler35,1332006-20173TM
29Jim Everett34,8371986-19973TM
30Jim Hart34,6651966-19842TM
31Steve DeBerg34,2411978-19986TM
32Tony Romo34,1832004-2016dal
33Alex Smith34,0682005-20183TM
34John Hadl33,5031962-19774TM
35Phil Simms33,4621979-1993nyg
36Steve Young+33,1241985-19992TM
37Y.A. Tittle+33,0701948-19643TM
38Troy Aikman+32,9421989-2000dal
39Ryan Fitzpatrick32,8862005-20198TM
40Ken Anderson32,8381971-1986cin
41Kurt Warner+32,3441998-20093TM
42Sonny Jurgensen+32,2241957-19742TM
43Mark Brunell32,0721994-20115TM
44Andy Dalton31,5942011-2019cin
45John Brodie31,5481957-1973sfo
46Steve McNair31,3041995-20072TM
47Norm Snead30,7971961-19765TM
48Randall Cunningham29,9791985-20014TM
49Joe Ferguson29,8171973-19904TM
50Jon Kitna29,7451997-20114TM
51Russell Wilson29,7342012-2019sea
52Roman Gabriel29,4441962-19772TM
53Jake Plummer29,2531997-20062TM
54Brad Johnson29,0541994-20084TM
55Cam Newton29,0412011-2019car
56Rich Gannon28,7431987-20044TM
57Len Dawson+28,7111957-19753TM
58Chris Chandler28,4841988-20047TM
59Trent Green28,4751997-20084TM
60Ron Jaworski28,1901974-19894TM
61Terry Bradshaw+27,9891970-1983pit
62Ken Stabler+27,9381970-19843TM
63Craig Morton27,9081965-19823TM
64Joe Namath+27,6631965-19772TM
65Jeff George27,6021990-20015TM
66George Blanda+26,9201949-19754TM
67Steve Grogan26,8861975-1990nwe
68Bobby Layne+26,7681948-19624TM
69Jim Harbaugh26,2881987-20004TM
70Jim Plunkett25,8821971-19863TM
71Jeff Garcia25,5371999-20095TM
72Matt Schaub25,4672004-20194TM
73Joe Theismann25,2061974-1985was
74Ken O'Brien25,0941984-19932TM
75Bob Griese+25,0921967-1980mia
76Tommy Kramer24,7771977-19902TM
77Bart Starr+24,7181956-1971gnb
78Charley Johnson24,4101961-19753TM
79Daunte Culpepper24,1531999-20094TM
80Steve Bartkowski24,1241975-19862TM
81Kirk Cousins24,1072012-20192TM
82Steve Beuerlein24,0461988-20036TM
83Archie Manning23,9111971-19843TM
84Brian Sipe23,7131974-1983cle
85Andrew Luck23,6712012-2018clt
86Norm Van Brocklin+23,6111949-19602TM
87Otto Graham+23,5841946-1955cle
88Lynn Dickey23,3221971-19852TM
89Bernie Kosar23,3011985-19963TM
90Ryan Tannehill23,1762012-20192TM
91Marc Bulger22,8142002-2009ram
92Derek Carr22,7932014-2019rai
93Neil Lomax22,7711981-1988crd
94Roger Staubach+22,7001969-1979dal
95Babe Parilli22,6811952-19695TM
96Michael Vick22,4642001-20154TM
97Danny White21,9591976-1988dal
98Sammy Baugh+21,8861937-1952was
99Jeff Blake21,7111992-20057TM
100Neil O'Donnell21,6901991-20034TM
101Bobby Hebert21,6831985-19962TM
102Gus Frerotte21,2911994-20087TM
103Jack Kemp21,2181957-19693TM
104Jim Zorn21,1151976-19873TM
105Jake Delhomme20,9751999-20114TM
106Earl Morrall20,8091956-19766TM
107Richard Todd20,6101976-19852TM
108Trent Dilfer20,5181994-20075TM
109Billy Kilmer20,4951961-19783TM
110Aaron Brooks20,2612000-20062TM
111Jay Schroeder20,0631985-19944TM
112Jameis Winston19,7372015-2019tam
113Charlie Conerly19,4881948-1961nyg
114Sam Bradford19,4492010-20184TM
115Brian Griese19,4401998-20084TM
116Chris Miller19,3201987-19993TM
117Daryle Lamonica19,1541963-19742TM
118Tobin Rote18,8501950-19664TM
119Billy Wade18,5301954-19662TM
120Dan Pastorini18,5151971-19834TM
121Mark Rypien18,4731988-20015TM
122Bert Jones18,1901973-19822TM
123Jim McMahon18,1481982-19966TM
124Kyle Orton18,0372005-20145TM
125Chad Pennington17,8232000-20102TM
126Josh McCown17,7312002-20199TM
127Blake Bortles17,6492014-20192TM
128Milt Plum17,5361957-19694TM
129Matt Cassel17,5082005-20187TM
130Wade Wilson17,2831981-19985TM
131Bill Kenney17,2771980-1988kan
132Don Meredith17,1991960-1968dal
133Stan Humphries17,1911989-19972TM
134Doug Williams16,9981978-19892TM
135Elvis Grbac16,7741994-20013TM
136Jason Campbell16,7712006-20145TM
137Jeff Hostetler16,4301985-19973TM
138Rodney Peete16,3381989-20046TM
139Mike Tomczak16,0791985-19994TM
140Greg Landry16,0521968-19843TM
141Frank Ryan16,0421958-19703TM
142David Garrard16,0032002-2010jax
143Dak Prescott15,7782016-2019dal
144Scott Mitchell15,6921991-20014TM
145Ed Brown15,6001954-19653TM
146Mark Sanchez15,3572009-20184TM
147Erik Kramer15,3371987-19994TM
148Tony Banks15,3151996-20054TM
149Kordell Stewart14,7461995-20053TM
150Doug Flutie14,7151986-20054TM
151Joey Harrington14,6932002-20073TM
152Sid Luckman+14,6861939-1950chi
153David Carr14,4522002-20124TM
154Bubby Brister14,4451986-20005TM
155Marc Wilson14,3911980-19902TM
156Case Keenum14,3682012-20195TM
157Jared Goff14,2192016-2019ram
158Carson Wentz14,1912016-2019phi
159Bill Nelsen14,1651963-19722TM
160Josh Freeman13,8732009-20153TM
161Gary Danielson13,7641976-19882TM
162Eddie LeBaron13,3991952-19632TM
163Marcus Mariota13,2072015-2019oti
164Chad Henne12,9602008-20183TM
165Bill Munson12,8961964-19795TM
166Don Majkowski12,7001987-19963TM
167Colin Kaepernick12,2712011-2016sfo
168Rick Mirer11,9691993-20035TM
169Tom Flores11,9591960-19693TM
170Nick Foles11,9012012-20194TM
171Bob Waterfield+11,8491945-1952ram
172Jay Fiedler11,8441995-20055TM
173Cotton Davidson11,7601954-19683TM
174Vince Ferragamo11,3361977-19863TM
175Mike Livingston11,2951968-1979kan
176Tony Eason11,1421983-19902TM
177Tim Couch11,1311999-2003cle
178Charlie Batch11,0851998-20122TM
179Derek Anderson10,8782006-20184TM
180Frankie Albert10,7951946-1952sfo
181Billy Joe Tolliver10,7601989-19995TM
182Eric Hipple10,7111980-1989det
183Byron Leftwich10,5322003-20124TM
184Mike Phipps10,5061970-19812TM
185George Ratterman10,4731947-19563TM
186Steve Bono10,4391985-19997TM
187Tommy Thompson10,3851940-19502TM
188Zeke Bratkowski10,3451954-19713TM
189Frank Tripucka10,2821949-19634TM
190Brian Hoyer10,2742009-20197TM
191Dave Brown10,2481992-20012TM
192Jack Trudeau10,2431986-19953TM
193Rex Grossman10,2322003-20123TM
194Mark Malone10,1751980-19893TM
195Deshaun Watson9,7162017-2019htx
196Tyrod Taylor9,5622011-20194TM
197Vince Evans9,4851977-19952TM
198Bobby Thomason9,4801949-19573TM
199Lamar McHan9,4491954-19634TM
200Gary Hogeboom9,4361980-19893TM
201Mike Pagel9,4141982-19933TM
202Patrick Mahomes9,4122017-2019kan
203Pat Haden9,2961976-1981ram
204Robert Griffin9,2292012-20193TM
205Bob Berry9,1971965-19752TM
206Blaine Gabbert9,0632011-20184TM
207Vince Young8,9642006-20112TM
208Kyle Boller8,9312003-20113TM
209John Friesz8,6991990-20004TM
210Jim Finks+8,6221949-1955pit
211David Woodley8,5581980-19852TM
212Mitchell Trubisky8,5542017-2019chi
213Rudy Bukich8,4331953-19684TM
214Randy Johnson8,3291966-19764TM
215Shaun Hill8,2952005-20164TM
216Pete Beathard8,1761964-19734TM
217James Harris8,1361969-19793TM
218Tommy Maddox8,0871992-20054TM
219Arnie Herber+8,0411930-19452TM
220Steve Walsh7,8751989-19996TM
221Kent Graham7,8011992-20014TM
222Al Dorow7,7081954-19624TM
223Teddy Bridgewater7,6522014-20192TM
224Craig Erickson7,6251992-19973TM
225Matt Moore7,5972007-20193TM
226Baker Mayfield7,5522018-2019cle
227Brock Osweiler7,4182012-20183TM
228Gary Cuozzo7,4021963-19724TM
229Paul Christman7,2941945-19502TM
230Tarvaris Jackson7,2632006-20152TM
231Steve Fuller7,1561979-19862TM
232Dick Wood7,1531962-19665TM
233Jim Ninowski7,1331958-19694TM
234Bob Avellini7,1111975-1984chi
235Randy Wright7,1061984-1988gnb
236Adrian Burk7,0011950-19562TM
237Dave Wilson6,9871981-1988nor
238Jimmy Garoppolo6,9462014-20192TM
239Steve Spurrier6,8781967-19762TM
240Steve Pelluer6,8701984-19902TM
241Christian Ponder6,6582011-2014min
242Bobby Douglass6,4931969-19784TM
243Brandon Weeden6,4622012-20183TM
244Scott Brunner6,4571980-19852TM
245Jacoby Brissett6,4422016-20192TM
246Hugh Millen6,4401987-19954TM
247Steve Ramsey6,4371970-19762TM
248Jim Miller6,3871995-20022TM
249Ty Detmer6,3511993-20035TM
250Dennis Shaw6,3471970-19752TM
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