NFL Passing Yards per Game Single-Season Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Y/G Year Tm
1Peyton Manning (37)342.32013DEN
Drew Brees (32)342.32011NOR
3Ben Roethlisberger (33)328.22015PIT
4Tom Brady (34)327.22011NWE
5Drew Brees (37)325.52016NOR
6Drew Brees (36)324.72015NOR
7Drew Brees (33)323.62012NOR
8Drew Brees (34)322.62013NOR
9Ben Roethlisberger (36)320.62018PIT
10Dan Fouts+ (31)320.31982SDG
11Patrick Mahomes (22)318.62018KAN
12Dan Marino+ (22)317.81984MIA
13Dak Prescott (26)317.12019DAL
14Drew Brees (29)316.82008NOR
15Jameis Winston (25)316.52019TAM
16Matthew Stafford (23)314.92011DET
17Warren Moon+ (33)312.61990HOU
18Matthew Stafford (31)312.42019DET
19Kurt Warner+ (29)311.72000STL
20Matthew Stafford (24)310.42012DET
21Aaron Rodgers (27)309.52011GNB
Drew Brees (35)309.52014NOR
Ben Roethlisberger (32)309.52014PIT
24Matt Ryan (31)309.02016ATL
25Eli Manning (30)308.32011NYG
26Matt Ryan (33)307.82018ATL
27Kirk Cousins (28)307.32016WAS
28Tony Romo (32)306.42012DAL
29Kurt Warner+ (30)301.92001STL
30Tom Brady (35)301.72012NWE
31Tom Brady (30)300.42007NWE
32Dan Fouts+ (30)300.11981SDG
33Philip Rivers (33)299.52015SDG
34Tom Brady (38)298.12015NWE
Matt Schaub (28)298.12009HOU
36Andrew Luck (24)297.62014IND
37Dan Fouts+ (32)297.51983SDG
38Patrick Mahomes (23)296.92019KAN
39Dan Marino+ (24)296.61986MIA
Matt Ryan (34)296.62019ATL
41Tom Brady (39)296.22016NWE
42Ryan Fitzpatrick (35)295.82018TAM
43Peyton Manning (38)295.42014DEN
44Matt Ryan (27)294.92012ATL
45Daunte Culpepper (27)294.82004MIN
46Dan Fouts+ (29)294.71980SDG
47Philip Rivers (28)294.42010SDG
48Peyton Manning (34)293.82010IND
49Matt Ryan (29)293.42014ATL
50Warren Moon+ (34)293.11991HOU
Rich Gannon (36)293.12002OAK
52Jared Goff (23)293.02018LAR
53Drew Brees (30)292.52009NOR
54Carson Palmer (35)291.92015ARI
55Peyton Manning (36)291.22012DEN
56Steve Young+ (33)290.91995SFO
57Matthew Stafford (25)290.62013DET
58Joe Montana+ (26)290.31982SFO
59Philip Rivers (29)289.02011SDG
60Drew Brees (31)288.82010NOR
61Ben Roethlisberger (27)288.52009PIT
62Neil Lomax (25)288.41984STL
63Philip Rivers (37)288.32019LAC
64Dan Fouts+ (33)287.71984SDG
65Marc Bulger (28)287.12005STL
Andrew Luck (28)287.12018IND
67Trent Green (34)286.92004KAN
Matt Ryan (30)286.92015ATL
69Kurt Warner+ (37)286.42008ARI
70Joe Namath+ (24)286.21967NYJ
71Tom Brady (40)286.12017NWE
72Jared Goff (24)285.52019LAR
73Peyton Manning (28)284.82004IND
74Drew Bledsoe (22)284.71994NWE
75Nick Mullens (23)284.62018SFO
76Warren Moon+ (37)284.31994MIN
77Ben Roethlisberger (35)283.42017PIT
78Marc Bulger (27)283.12004STL
79Jay Cutler (25)282.92008DEN
80Andrew Luck (26)282.72016IND
81Neil Lomax (28)282.31987STL
82Carson Palmer (36)282.22016ARI
Philip Rivers (35)282.22017LAC
Matt Ryan (28)282.22013ATL
85Aaron Rodgers (29)281.82013GNB
86Peyton Manning (33)281.32009IND
87Kyle Orton (27)281.02010DEN
88Tony Romo (29)280.22009DAL
89Philip Rivers (31)279.92013SDG
90Joe Montana+ (30)279.51986SFO
Carson Wentz (25)279.52018PHI
92Tommy Kramer (26)279.41981MIN
93Joe Flacco (30)279.12015BAL
94Lynn Dickey (33)278.61983GNB
Donovan McNabb (28)278.62005PHI
96Dan Marino+ (32)278.31994MIA
97Steve Young+ (36)278.01998SFO
98Elvis Grbac (30)277.92000KAN
Matthew Stafford (29)277.92017DET
100Aaron Rodgers (34)277.62018GNB
101Steve Beuerlein (34)277.31999CAR
102Ken Anderson (33)277.21982CIN
103Dan Marino+ (26)277.11988MIA
Aaron Rodgers (25)277.12009GNB
105Eli Manning (34)277.02015NYG
106Blake Bortles (23)276.82015JAX
Boomer Esiason (26)276.81987CIN
Aaron Rodgers (32)276.82016GNB
109Matt Schaub (27)276.62008HOU
110Drew Brees (28)276.42007NOR
111Drew Brees (27)276.12006NOR
112Brett Favre+ (25)275.81995GNB
Peyton Manning (24)275.82000IND
114Andy Dalton (31)275.72019CIN
115Eli Manning (33)275.62014NYG
116Carson Palmer (31)275.32011OAK
117Tom Brady (32)274.92009NWE
118Peyton Manning (30)274.82006IND
119Philip Rivers (34)274.12016SDG
120Joe Flacco (33)273.92018BAL
121Aaron Rodgers (30)273.82014GNB
122Andrew Luck (22)273.42012IND
123Matt Schaub (29)273.12010HOU
124Mark Brunell (25)272.91996JAX
125Ben Roethlisberger (34)272.82016PIT
126Drew Bledsoe (30)272.42002BUF
127Tom Brady (41)272.22018NWE
128Kurt Warner+ (28)272.11999STL
129Jameis Winston (24)272.02018TAM
130Ben Roethlisberger (29)271.82011PIT
Bill Kenney (28)271.81983KAN
132Tom Brady (36)271.42013NWE
133Kurt Warner+ (34)271.32005ARI
134Scott Mitchell (27)271.11995DET
135Drew Brees (38)270.92017NOR
136Joe Montana+ (33)270.81989SFO
137Matthew Stafford (28)270.42016DET
Dan Marino+ (25)270.41987MIA
Nick Foles (25)270.42014PHI
140Don Majkowski (25)269.91989GNB
141Joe Flacco (31)269.82016BAL
142Jameis Winston (23)269.52017TAM
Alex Smith (33)269.52017KAN
144Jim Everett (26)269.41989RAM
145Philip Rivers (36)269.32018LAC
146Mark Rypien (26)269.11989WAS
147Marc Bulger (29)268.82006STL
Brian Griese (25)268.82000DEN
149Eli Manning (37)268.72018NYG
Mark Sanchez (27)268.72014PHI
151Kirk Cousins (30)268.62018MIN
152Aaron Rodgers (28)268.42012GNB
153Andy Dalton (25)268.32013CIN
154Philip Rivers (32)267.92014SDG
Carson Palmer (32)267.92012OAK
156Sonny Jurgensen+ (33)267.61967WAS
157Drew Brees (40)267.52019NOR
158Jeff Garcia (30)267.42000SFO
159Carson Palmer (33)267.12013ARI
160Peyton Manning (27)266.72003IND
Ben Roethlisberger (28)266.72010PIT
162John Elway+ (27)266.51987DEN
163Matthew Stafford (27)266.42015DET
164Ben Roethlisberger (31)266.32013PIT
165Drew Brees (39)266.12018NOR
Sam Bradford (27)266.12015PHI
Baker Mayfield (23)266.12018CLE
Matthew Stafford (26)266.12014DET
169Sonny Jurgensen+ (27)265.91961PHI
Philip Rivers (27)265.92009SDG
171Tony Romo (28)265.22008DAL
172Donovan McNabb (29)264.72006PHI
173Tom Brady (42)264.42019NWE
174Warren Moon+ (38)264.31995MIN
175Russell Wilson (27)263.72016SEA
176Josh McCown (36)263.62015CLE
177Deshaun Watson (23)263.52019HOU
178Brett Favre+ (28)263.31998GNB
179Russell Wilson (30)263.22019SEA
Tony Romo (27)263.22007DAL
181Jon Kitna (33)263.02006DET
Ryan Tannehill (27)263.02015MIA
183Joe Montana+ (34)262.91990SFO
Andy Dalton (28)262.92016CIN
185Brett Favre+ (39)262.62009MIN
186Peyton Manning (26)262.52002IND
Derek Carr (25)262.52016OAK
188Dan Marino+ (33)262.01995MIA
189Tony Romo (31)261.52011DAL
Aaron Rodgers (26)261.52010GNB
191Matt Ryan (26)261.12011ATL
Vinny Testaverde (32)261.11996BAL
193Kirk Cousins (27)260.42015WAS
194Deshaun Watson (22)260.32018HOU
195Dan Fouts+ (34)259.91985SDG
196Donovan McNabb (33)259.82010WAS
197Brett Favre+ (37)259.72007GNB
198Drew Bledsoe (26)259.51998NWE
199Jeff George (27)258.91995ATL
200Dan Marino+ (23)258.61985MIA
201Sam Bradford (28)258.52016MIN
202Peyton Manning (23)258.41999IND
203Donovan McNabb (27)258.32004PHI
Brian Sipe (31)258.31980CLE
Johnny Unitas+ (27)258.31960BAL
206Peyton Manning (25)258.22001IND
Carson Palmer (27)258.22007CIN
208Trent Green (30)257.92000STL
209Dan Marino+ (30)257.31992MIA
210Tom Brady (28)256.92005NWE
211Tom Brady (37)256.82014NWE
Jay Schroeder (25)256.81986WAS
213Marc Bulger (26)256.32003STL
Jim Kelly+ (31)256.31991BUF
215Matt Ryan (32)255.92017ATL
216Kirk Cousins (29)255.82017WAS
217Brett Favre+ (29)255.71999GNB
218Jameis Winston (22)255.62016TAM
Jake Plummer (29)255.62004DEN
220Brett Favre+ (34)255.52004GNB
221Drew Bledsoe (24)255.41996NWE
222Tony Romo (33)255.22013DAL
223Dan Fouts+ (28)255.11979SDG
224Kerry Collins (29)254.62002NYG
225Jon Kitna (34)254.32007DET
226Jay Cutler (31)254.12014CHI
Michael Vick (31)254.12011PHI
Josh Freeman (24)254.12012TAM
229Blaine Gabbert (25)253.92015SFO
230Donovan McNabb (32)253.82009PHI
231Jared Goff (22)253.62017LAR
232Carson Wentz (24)253.52017PHI
233Cam Newton (22)253.22011CAR
234Derek Carr (27)253.12018OAK
235Ryan Tannehill (26)252.82014MIA
Bernie Kosar (23)252.81987CLE
Phil Simms (28)252.81984NYG
238Jameis Winston (21)252.62015TAM
Dan Fouts+ (35)252.61986SDG
240Peyton Manning (31)252.52007IND
241Trent Green (33)252.42003KAN
Aaron Rodgers (24)252.42008GNB
243Carson Palmer (26)252.22006CIN
244John Elway+ (33)251.91993DEN
245Kirk Cousins (31)251.82019MIN
246Eli Manning (35)251.72016NYG
247Kyle Orton (31)251.52014BUF
Michael Vick (30)251.52010PHI
Russell Wilson (26)251.52015SEA
250Steve Young+ (31)251.41993SFO
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