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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
7Dan Marino+ (22)5,0841984MIA
8Drew Brees (29)5,0692008NOR
9Matthew Stafford (23)5,0382011DET
10Matthew Stafford (24)4,9672012DET
11Drew Brees (35)4,9522014NOR
Ben Roethlisberger (32)4,9522014PIT
13Matt Ryan (31)4,9442016ATL
14Eli Manning (30)4,9332011NYG
15Kirk Cousins (28)4,9172016WAS
16Tony Romo (32)4,9032012DAL
17Drew Brees (36)4,8702015NOR
18Kurt Warner+ (30)4,8302001STL
19Tom Brady (35)4,8272012NWE
20Tom Brady (30)4,8062007NWE
21Dan Fouts+ (30)4,8021981SDG
22Philip Rivers (33)4,7922015SDG
23Tom Brady (38)4,7702015NWE
Matt Schaub (28)4,7702009HOU
25Andrew Luck (24)4,7612014IND
26Dan Marino+ (24)4,7461986MIA
27Peyton Manning (38)4,7272014DEN
28Matt Ryan (27)4,7192012ATL
29Daunte Culpepper (27)4,7172004MIN
30Dan Fouts+ (29)4,7151980SDG
31Philip Rivers (28)4,7102010SDG
32Peyton Manning (34)4,7002010IND
33Matt Ryan (29)4,6942014ATL
34Warren Moon+ (34)4,6901991HOU
35Rich Gannon (36)4,6892002OAK
Warren Moon+ (33)4,6891990HOU
37Carson Palmer (35)4,6712015ARI
38Peyton Manning (36)4,6592012DEN
39Matthew Stafford (25)4,6502013DET
40Aaron Rodgers (27)4,6432011GNB
41Philip Rivers (29)4,6242011SDG
42Drew Brees (31)4,6202010NOR
43Neil Lomax (25)4,6141984STL
44Trent Green (34)4,5912004KAN
Matt Ryan (30)4,5912015ATL
46Kurt Warner+ (37)4,5832008ARI
47Tom Brady (40)4,5772017NWE
48Peyton Manning (28)4,5572004IND
49Drew Bledsoe (22)4,5551994NWE
50Jay Cutler (25)4,5262008DEN
51Philip Rivers (35)4,5152017LAC
Matt Ryan (28)4,5152013ATL
53Peyton Manning (33)4,5002009IND
54Tony Romo (29)4,4832009DAL
55Philip Rivers (31)4,4782013SDG
56Lynn Dickey (33)4,4581983GNB
57Dan Marino+ (32)4,4531994MIA
58Matthew Stafford (29)4,4462017DET
59Steve Beuerlein (34)4,4361999CAR
60Dan Marino+ (26)4,4341988MIA
Aaron Rodgers (25)4,4342009GNB
62Eli Manning (34)4,4322015NYG
63Blake Bortles (23)4,4282015JAX
Aaron Rodgers (32)4,4282016GNB
65Drew Brees (28)4,4232007NOR
66Drew Brees (27)4,4182006NOR
67Brett Favre+ (25)4,4131995GNB
Peyton Manning (24)4,4132000IND
69Eli Manning (33)4,4102014NYG
70Tom Brady (32)4,3982009NWE
71Peyton Manning (30)4,3972006IND
72Drew Brees (30)4,3882009NOR
73Philip Rivers (34)4,3862016SDG
74Aaron Rodgers (30)4,3812014GNB
75Andrew Luck (22)4,3742012IND
76Matt Schaub (29)4,3702010HOU
77Mark Brunell (25)4,3671996JAX
78Drew Bledsoe (30)4,3592002BUF
79Kurt Warner+ (28)4,3531999STL
80Bill Kenney (28)4,3481983KAN
81Tom Brady (36)4,3432013NWE
82Scott Mitchell (27)4,3381995DET
83Drew Brees (38)4,3342017NOR
84Ben Roethlisberger (27)4,3282009PIT
85Matthew Stafford (28)4,3272016DET
86Don Majkowski (25)4,3181989GNB
87Joe Flacco (31)4,3172016BAL
88Jim Everett (26)4,3101989RAM
89Marc Bulger (29)4,3012006STL
90Aaron Rodgers (28)4,2952012GNB
91Andy Dalton (25)4,2932013CIN
92Philip Rivers (32)4,2862014SDG
93Jeff Garcia (30)4,2782000SFO
94Carson Palmer (33)4,2742013ARI
95Peyton Manning (27)4,2672003IND
96Warren Moon+ (37)4,2641994MIN
97Matthew Stafford (27)4,2622015DET
98Ben Roethlisberger (31)4,2612013PIT
99Matthew Stafford (26)4,2572014DET
100Philip Rivers (27)4,2542009SDG
101Ben Roethlisberger (35)4,2512017PIT
102Andrew Luck (26)4,2402016IND
103Carson Palmer (36)4,2332016ARI
104Warren Moon+ (38)4,2281995MIN
105Russell Wilson (27)4,2192016SEA
106Brett Favre+ (28)4,2121998GNB
107Tony Romo (27)4,2112007DAL
108Jon Kitna (33)4,2082006DET
Ryan Tannehill (27)4,2082015MIA
110Andy Dalton (28)4,2062016CIN
111Brett Favre+ (39)4,2022009MIN
112Peyton Manning (26)4,2002002IND
113Tony Romo (31)4,1842011DAL
114Matt Ryan (26)4,1772011ATL
Vinny Testaverde (32)4,1771996BAL
116Steve Young+ (36)4,1701998SFO
117Elvis Grbac (30)4,1692000KAN
118Kirk Cousins (27)4,1662015WAS
119Brett Favre+ (37)4,1552007GNB
120Jeff George (27)4,1431995ATL
121Dan Marino+ (23)4,1371985MIA
122Peyton Manning (23)4,1351999IND
123Brian Sipe (31)4,1321980CLE
124Peyton Manning (25)4,1312001IND
Carson Palmer (27)4,1312007CIN
126Dan Marino+ (30)4,1161992MIA
127Tom Brady (28)4,1102005NWE
128Tom Brady (37)4,1092014NWE
Jay Schroeder (25)4,1091986WAS
130Matt Ryan (32)4,0952017ATL
131Kirk Cousins (29)4,0932017WAS
132Brett Favre+ (29)4,0911999GNB
133Jameis Winston (22)4,0902016TAM
134Jake Plummer (29)4,0892004DEN
135Brett Favre+ (34)4,0882004GNB
136Drew Bledsoe (24)4,0861996NWE
137Dan Fouts+ (28)4,0821979SDG
138Ben Roethlisberger (29)4,0772011PIT
139Kerry Collins (29)4,0732002NYG
140Jon Kitna (34)4,0682007DET
141Josh Freeman (24)4,0652012TAM
142Cam Newton (22)4,0512011CAR
143Ryan Tannehill (26)4,0452014MIA
144Phil Simms (28)4,0441984NYG
145Alex Smith (33)4,0422017KAN
Jameis Winston (21)4,0422015TAM
147Peyton Manning (31)4,0402007IND
148Trent Green (33)4,0392003KAN
149Aaron Rodgers (24)4,0382008GNB
150Carson Palmer (26)4,0352006CIN
151John Elway+ (33)4,0301993DEN
152Eli Manning (35)4,0272016NYG
153Russell Wilson (26)4,0242015SEA
154Steve Young+ (31)4,0231993SFO
155Eli Manning (28)4,0212009NYG
156Carson Palmer (32)4,0182012OAK
157Trent Green (35)4,0142005KAN
158Philip Rivers (26)4,0092008SDG
159Matt Schaub (31)4,0082012HOU
160Joe Namath+ (24)4,0071967NYJ
161Brad Johnson (30)4,0051999WAS
162Eli Manning (29)4,0022010NYG
Peyton Manning (32)4,0022008IND
164Dan Marino+ (27)3,9971989MIA
165Jim Everett (27)3,9891990RAM
166Derek Carr (24)3,9872015OAK
167Joe Flacco (29)3,9862014BAL
168Drew Bledsoe (27)3,9851999NWE
169Russell Wilson (28)3,9832017SEA
170Danny White (31)3,9801983DAL
171John Elway+ (35)3,9701995DEN
Jim Everett (32)3,9701995NOR
Dan Marino+ (29)3,9701991MIA
Carson Palmer (30)3,9702010CIN
175Steve Young+ (32)3,9691994SFO
176Matt Hasselbeck (31)3,9662007SEA
177Marc Bulger (27)3,9642004STL
Jim Everett (25)3,9641988RAM
179Boomer Esiason (25)3,9591986CIN
180Eli Manning (31)3,9482012NYG
181Joe Montana+ (34)3,9441990SFO
182Ben Roethlisberger (33)3,9382015PIT
183Derek Carr (25)3,9372016OAK
Daunte Culpepper (23)3,9372000MIN
185Aaron Rodgers (26)3,9222010GNB
186Brett Favre+ (31)3,9212001GNB
187Jeff George (29)3,9171997OAK
188Donovan McNabb (31)3,9162008PHI
189Ryan Tannehill (25)3,9132013MIA
190Joe Flacco (28)3,9122013BAL
Tommy Kramer (26)3,9121981MIN
192Joe Montana+ (27)3,9101983SFO
193Blake Bortles (24)3,9052016JAX
Ryan Fitzpatrick (32)3,9052015NYJ
195Tom Brady (33)3,9002010NWE
196Brett Favre+ (26)3,8991996GNB
197John Elway+ (25)3,8911985DEN
198Ken O'Brien (24)3,8881985NYJ
199Jake Delhomme (29)3,8862004CAR
200Brett Favre+ (36)3,8852006GNB
201Brett Favre+ (24)3,8821994GNB
202Brett Favre+ (35)3,8812005GNB
203Sam Bradford (28)3,8772016MIN
204Brian Sipe (32)3,8761981CLE
205Donovan McNabb (27)3,8752004PHI
206Cam Newton (23)3,8692012CAR
207Brett Favre+ (27)3,8671997GNB
208Jim Everett (31)3,8551994NOR
209Bernie Kosar (22)3,8541986CLE
210Daunte Culpepper (25)3,8532002MIN
211Marc Bulger (26)3,8452003STL
212Jim Kelly+ (31)3,8441991BUF
213Matt Hasselbeck (27)3,8412003SEA
214Rich Gannon (33)3,8401999OAK
215Erik Kramer (30)3,8381995CHI
216Cam Newton (26)3,8372015CAR
217Carson Palmer (25)3,8362005CIN
218Aaron Brooks (25)3,8322001NOR
Ryan Fitzpatrick (28)3,8322011BUF
220Steve Bartkowski (28)3,8291981ATL
Phil Simms (29)3,8291985NYG
222Rich Gannon (35)3,8282001OAK
Tony Romo (33)3,8282013DAL
224Jeff Blake (24)3,8221995CIN
Andrew Luck (23)3,8222013IND
226Aaron Rodgers (31)3,8212015GNB
227Ben Roethlisberger (34)3,8192016PIT
228Eli Manning (32)3,8182013NYG
229Joe Flacco (27)3,8172012BAL
230Jay Cutler (31)3,8122014CHI
Brett Favre+ (30)3,8122000GNB
232Brad Johnson (34)3,8112003TAM
233Aaron Brooks (28)3,8102004NOR
234Randall Cunningham (25)3,8081988PHI
235Jared Goff (22)3,8042017LAR
236Kyle Orton (26)3,8022009DEN
237Brian Sipe (30)3,7931979CLE
238Derek Anderson (24)3,7872007CLE
239Trent Green (31)3,7832001KAN
240Carson Wentz (23)3,7822016PHI
241Dan Marino+ (35)3,7801997MIA
242Mark Rypien (26)3,7681989WAS
243Tom Brady (25)3,7642002NWE
Kerry Collins (28)3,7642001NYG
245Eli Manning (24)3,7622005NYG
246Kerry Collins (32)3,7592005OAK
247Ken Anderson (32)3,7541981CIN
248Kurt Warner+ (38)3,7532009ARI
249Sonny Jurgensen+ (33)3,7471967WAS
Peyton Manning (29)3,7472005IND
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