NFL Passing Yards Single-Season Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Yds Year Tm
1Peyton Manning+ (37)5,4772013DEN
2Drew Brees (32)5,4762011NOR
3Tom Brady (34)5,2352011NWE
4Drew Brees (37)5,2082016NOR
5Drew Brees (33)5,1772012NOR
6Drew Brees (34)5,1622013NOR
7Ben Roethlisberger (36)5,1292018PIT
8Jameis Winston (25)5,1092019TAM
9Patrick Mahomes (22)5,0972018KAN
10Dan Marino+ (22)5,0841984MIA
11Drew Brees (29)5,0692008NOR
12Matthew Stafford (23)5,0382011DET
13Matthew Stafford (24)4,9672012DET
14Drew Brees (35)4,9522014NOR
Ben Roethlisberger (32)4,9522014PIT
16Matt Ryan (31)4,9442016ATL
17Eli Manning (30)4,9332011NYG
18Matt Ryan (33)4,9242018ATL
19Kirk Cousins (28)4,9172016WAS
20Tony Romo (32)4,9032012DAL
21Dak Prescott (26)4,9022019DAL
22Drew Brees (36)4,8702015NOR
23Kurt Warner+ (30)4,8302001STL
24Tom Brady (35)4,8272012NWE
25Deshaun Watson (24)4,8232020HOU
26Tom Brady (30)4,8062007NWE
27Dan Fouts+ (30)4,8021981SDG
28Philip Rivers (33)4,7922015SDG
29Tom Brady (38)4,7702015NWE
Matt Schaub (28)4,7702009HOU
31Andrew Luck (24)4,7612014IND
32Dan Marino+ (24)4,7461986MIA
33Patrick Mahomes (24)4,7402020KAN
34Peyton Manning+ (38)4,7272014DEN
35Matt Ryan (27)4,7192012ATL
36Daunte Culpepper (27)4,7172004MIN
37Dan Fouts+ (29)4,7151980SDG
38Philip Rivers (28)4,7102010SDG
39Peyton Manning+ (34)4,7002010IND
40Matt Ryan (29)4,6942014ATL
41Warren Moon+ (34)4,6901991HOU
42Rich Gannon (36)4,6892002OAK
Warren Moon+ (33)4,6891990HOU
44Jared Goff (23)4,6882018LAR
45Carson Palmer (35)4,6712015ARI
46Peyton Manning+ (36)4,6592012DEN
47Matthew Stafford (25)4,6502013DET
48Aaron Rodgers (27)4,6432011GNB
49Jared Goff (24)4,6382019LAR
50Tom Brady (43)4,6332020TAM
51Philip Rivers (29)4,6242011SDG
52Drew Brees (31)4,6202010NOR
53Philip Rivers (37)4,6152019LAC
54Neil Lomax (25)4,6141984STL
55Andrew Luck (28)4,5932018IND
56Trent Green (34)4,5912004KAN
Matt Ryan (30)4,5912015ATL
58Kurt Warner+ (37)4,5832008ARI
59Matt Ryan (35)4,5812020ATL
60Tom Brady (40)4,5772017NWE
61Peyton Manning+ (28)4,5572004IND
62Drew Bledsoe (22)4,5551994NWE
63Josh Allen (24)4,5442020BUF
64Jay Cutler (25)4,5262008DEN
65Philip Rivers (35)4,5152017LAC
Matt Ryan (28)4,5152013ATL
67Peyton Manning+ (33)4,5002009IND
68Tony Romo (29)4,4832009DAL
69Philip Rivers (31)4,4782013SDG
70Matt Ryan (34)4,4662019ATL
71Lynn Dickey (33)4,4581983GNB
72Dan Marino+ (32)4,4531994MIA
73Matthew Stafford (29)4,4462017DET
74Aaron Rodgers (34)4,4422018GNB
75Steve Beuerlein (34)4,4361999CAR
76Dan Marino+ (26)4,4341988MIA
Aaron Rodgers (25)4,4342009GNB
78Eli Manning (34)4,4322015NYG
79Blake Bortles (23)4,4282015JAX
Aaron Rodgers (32)4,4282016GNB
81Drew Brees (28)4,4232007NOR
82Drew Brees (27)4,4182006NOR
83Brett Favre+ (25)4,4131995GNB
Peyton Manning+ (24)4,4132000IND
85Eli Manning (33)4,4102014NYG
86Tom Brady (32)4,3982009NWE
87Peyton Manning+ (30)4,3972006IND
88Drew Brees (30)4,3882009NOR
89Philip Rivers (34)4,3862016SDG
90Aaron Rodgers (30)4,3812014GNB
91Andrew Luck (22)4,3742012IND
92Matt Schaub (29)4,3702010HOU
93Mark Brunell (25)4,3671996JAX
94Drew Bledsoe (30)4,3592002BUF
95Tom Brady (41)4,3552018NWE
96Kurt Warner+ (28)4,3531999STL
97Bill Kenney (28)4,3481983KAN
98Tom Brady (36)4,3432013NWE
99Scott Mitchell (27)4,3381995DET
100Justin Herbert (22)4,3362020LAC
101Drew Brees (38)4,3342017NOR
102Ben Roethlisberger (27)4,3282009PIT
103Matthew Stafford (28)4,3272016DET
104Don Majkowski (25)4,3181989GNB
105Joe Flacco (31)4,3172016BAL
106Jim Everett (26)4,3101989RAM
107Philip Rivers (36)4,3082018LAC
108Marc Bulger (29)4,3012006STL
109Eli Manning (37)4,2992018NYG
Aaron Rodgers (36)4,2992020GNB
111Kirk Cousins (30)4,2982018MIN
112Aaron Rodgers (28)4,2952012GNB
113Andy Dalton (25)4,2932013CIN
114Philip Rivers (32)4,2862014SDG
115Jeff Garcia (30)4,2782000SFO
116Carson Palmer (33)4,2742013ARI
117Peyton Manning+ (27)4,2672003IND
118Kirk Cousins (32)4,2652020MIN
119Warren Moon+ (37)4,2641994MIN
120Matthew Stafford (27)4,2622015DET
121Ben Roethlisberger (31)4,2612013PIT
122Matthew Stafford (26)4,2572014DET
123Philip Rivers (27)4,2542009SDG
124Ben Roethlisberger (35)4,2512017PIT
125Andrew Luck (26)4,2402016IND
126Carson Palmer (36)4,2332016ARI
127Warren Moon+ (38)4,2281995MIN
128Russell Wilson (27)4,2192016SEA
129Brett Favre+ (28)4,2121998GNB
Russell Wilson (31)4,2122020SEA
131Tony Romo (27)4,2112007DAL
132Jon Kitna (33)4,2082006DET
Ryan Tannehill (27)4,2082015MIA
134Andy Dalton (28)4,2062016CIN
135Brett Favre+ (39)4,2022009MIN
136Peyton Manning+ (26)4,2002002IND
137Tony Romo (31)4,1842011DAL
138Matt Ryan (26)4,1772011ATL
Vinny Testaverde (32)4,1771996BAL
140Steve Young+ (36)4,1701998SFO
141Elvis Grbac (30)4,1692000KAN
Philip Rivers (38)4,1692020IND
143Kirk Cousins (27)4,1662015WAS
144Deshaun Watson (22)4,1652018HOU
145Brett Favre+ (37)4,1552007GNB
146Jeff George (27)4,1431995ATL
147Dan Marino+ (23)4,1371985MIA
148Peyton Manning+ (23)4,1351999IND
149Brian Sipe (31)4,1321980CLE
150Peyton Manning+ (25)4,1312001IND
Carson Palmer (27)4,1312007CIN
152Dan Marino+ (30)4,1161992MIA
153Tom Brady (28)4,1102005NWE
Russell Wilson (30)4,1102019SEA
155Tom Brady (37)4,1092014NWE
Jay Schroeder (25)4,1091986WAS
157Derek Carr (29)4,1032020LVR
158Matt Ryan (32)4,0952017ATL
159Kirk Cousins (29)4,0932017WAS
160Brett Favre+ (29)4,0911999GNB
161Jameis Winston (22)4,0902016TAM
162Jake Plummer (29)4,0892004DEN
163Brett Favre+ (34)4,0882004GNB
164Drew Bledsoe (24)4,0861996NWE
165Matthew Stafford (32)4,0842020DET
166Dan Fouts+ (28)4,0821979SDG
167Ben Roethlisberger (29)4,0772011PIT
168Kerry Collins (29)4,0732002NYG
169Jon Kitna (34)4,0682007DET
170Josh Freeman (24)4,0652012TAM
171Tom Brady (42)4,0572019NWE
172Derek Carr (28)4,0542019OAK
173Cam Newton (22)4,0512011CAR
174Derek Carr (27)4,0492018OAK
175Ryan Tannehill (26)4,0452014MIA
176Phil Simms (28)4,0441984NYG
177Alex Smith (33)4,0422017KAN
Jameis Winston (21)4,0422015TAM
179Peyton Manning+ (31)4,0402007IND
180Trent Green (33)4,0392003KAN
Carson Wentz (26)4,0392019PHI
182Aaron Rodgers (24)4,0382008GNB
183Carson Palmer (26)4,0352006CIN
184Patrick Mahomes (23)4,0312019KAN
185John Elway+ (33)4,0301993DEN
186Eli Manning (35)4,0272016NYG
187Russell Wilson (26)4,0242015SEA
188Steve Young+ (31)4,0231993SFO
189Eli Manning (28)4,0212009NYG
190Carson Palmer (32)4,0182012OAK
191Trent Green (35)4,0142005KAN
192Philip Rivers (26)4,0092008SDG
193Matt Schaub (31)4,0082012HOU
194Joe Namath+ (24)4,0071967NYJ
195Brad Johnson (30)4,0051999WAS
196Eli Manning (29)4,0022010NYG
Peyton Manning+ (32)4,0022008IND
Aaron Rodgers (35)4,0022019GNB
199Dan Marino+ (27)3,9971989MIA
200Drew Brees (39)3,9922018NOR
201Jim Everett (27)3,9891990RAM
202Derek Carr (24)3,9872015OAK
203Joe Flacco (29)3,9862014BAL
204Drew Bledsoe (27)3,9851999NWE
205Russell Wilson (28)3,9832017SEA
206Danny White (31)3,9801983DAL
207Jimmy Garoppolo (27)3,9782019SFO
208Kyler Murray (23)3,9712020ARI
209John Elway+ (35)3,9701995DEN
Jim Everett (32)3,9701995NOR
Dan Marino+ (29)3,9701991MIA
Carson Palmer (30)3,9702010CIN
213Steve Young+ (32)3,9691994SFO
214Matt Hasselbeck (31)3,9662007SEA
215Marc Bulger (27)3,9642004STL
Jim Everett (25)3,9641988RAM
217Boomer Esiason (25)3,9591986CIN
218Jared Goff (25)3,9522020LAR
219Eli Manning (31)3,9482012NYG
220Joe Montana+ (34)3,9441990SFO
221Ben Roethlisberger (33)3,9382015PIT
222Derek Carr (25)3,9372016OAK
Daunte Culpepper (23)3,9372000MIN
224Aaron Rodgers (26)3,9222010GNB
225Brett Favre+ (31)3,9212001GNB
226Jeff George (29)3,9171997OAK
227Donovan McNabb (31)3,9162008PHI
228Ryan Tannehill (25)3,9132013MIA
229Joe Flacco (28)3,9122013BAL
Tommy Kramer (26)3,9121981MIN
231Joe Montana+ (27)3,9101983SFO
232Blake Bortles (24)3,9052016JAX
Ryan Fitzpatrick (32)3,9052015NYJ
234Tom Brady (33)3,9002010NWE
235Brett Favre+ (26)3,8991996GNB
236John Elway+ (25)3,8911985DEN
237Case Keenum (30)3,8902018DEN
238Ken O'Brien (24)3,8881985NYJ
239Jake Delhomme (29)3,8862004CAR
240Brett Favre+ (36)3,8852006GNB
Dak Prescott (25)3,8852018DAL
242Brett Favre+ (24)3,8821994GNB
243Brett Favre+ (35)3,8812005GNB
244Sam Bradford (28)3,8772016MIN
245Brian Sipe (32)3,8761981CLE
246Donovan McNabb (27)3,8752004PHI
247Cam Newton (23)3,8692012CAR
248Brett Favre+ (27)3,8671997GNB
249Jim Everett (31)3,8551994NOR
250Bernie Kosar (22)3,8541986CLE