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 (44)5,3162021TAM
4Tom Brady (34)5,2352011NWE
5Drew Brees (37)5,2082016NOR
6Drew Brees (33)5,1772012NOR
7Drew Brees (34)5,1622013NOR
8Ben Roethlisberger (36)5,1292018PIT
9Jameis Winston (25)5,1092019TAM
10Patrick Mahomes (22)5,0972018KAN
11Dan Marino+ (22)5,0841984MIA
12Drew Brees (29)5,0692008NOR
13Matthew Stafford (23)5,0382011DET
14Justin Herbert (23)5,0142021LAC
15Matthew Stafford (24)4,9672012DET
16Drew Brees (35)4,9522014NOR
Ben Roethlisberger (32)4,9522014PIT
18Matt Ryan (31)4,9442016ATL
19Eli Manning (30)4,9332011NYG
20Matt Ryan (33)4,9242018ATL
21Kirk Cousins (28)4,9172016WAS
22Tony Romo (32)4,9032012DAL
23Dak Prescott (26)4,9022019DAL
24Matthew Stafford (33)4,8862021LAR
25Drew Brees (36)4,8702015NOR
26Patrick Mahomes (25)4,8392021KAN
27Kurt Warner+ (30)4,8302001STL
28Tom Brady (35)4,8272012NWE
29Deshaun Watson (24)4,8232020HOU
30Tom Brady (30)4,8062007NWE
31Derek Carr (30)4,8042021LVR
32Dan Fouts+ (30)4,8021981SDG
33Philip Rivers (33)4,7922015SDG
34Tom Brady (38)4,7702015NWE
Matt Schaub (28)4,7702009HOU
36Andrew Luck (24)4,7612014IND
37Dan Marino+ (24)4,7461986MIA
38Patrick Mahomes (24)4,7402020KAN
39Peyton Manning+ (38)4,7272014DEN
40Matt Ryan (27)4,7192012ATL
41Daunte Culpepper (27)4,7172004MIN
42Dan Fouts+ (29)4,7151980SDG
43Philip Rivers (28)4,7102010SDG
44Peyton Manning+ (34)4,7002010IND
45Matt Ryan (29)4,6942014ATL
46Warren Moon+ (34)4,6901991HOU
47Rich Gannon (36)4,6892002OAK
Warren Moon+ (33)4,6891990HOU
49Jared Goff (23)4,6882018LAR
50Carson Palmer (35)4,6712015ARI
51Peyton Manning+ (36)4,6592012DEN
52Matthew Stafford (25)4,6502013DET
53Aaron Rodgers (27)4,6432011GNB
54Jared Goff (24)4,6382019LAR
55Tom Brady (43)4,6332020TAM
56Philip Rivers (29)4,6242011SDG
57Drew Brees (31)4,6202010NOR
58Philip Rivers (37)4,6152019LAC
59Neil Lomax (25)4,6141984STL
60Joe Burrow (24)4,6112021CIN
61Andrew Luck (28)4,5932018IND
62Trent Green (34)4,5912004KAN
Matt Ryan (30)4,5912015ATL
64Kurt Warner+ (37)4,5832008ARI
65Matt Ryan (35)4,5812020ATL
66Tom Brady (40)4,5772017NWE
67Peyton Manning+ (28)4,5572004IND
68Drew Bledsoe (22)4,5551994NWE
69Josh Allen (24)4,5442020BUF
70Jay Cutler (25)4,5262008DEN
71Philip Rivers (35)4,5152017LAC
Matt Ryan (28)4,5152013ATL
73Peyton Manning+ (33)4,5002009IND
74Tony Romo (29)4,4832009DAL
75Philip Rivers (31)4,4782013SDG
76Matt Ryan (34)4,4662019ATL
77Lynn Dickey (33)4,4581983GNB
78Dan Marino+ (32)4,4531994MIA
79Dak Prescott (28)4,4492021DAL
80Matthew Stafford (29)4,4462017DET
81Aaron Rodgers (34)4,4422018GNB
82Steve Beuerlein (34)4,4361999CAR
83Dan Marino+ (26)4,4341988MIA
Aaron Rodgers (25)4,4342009GNB
85Eli Manning (34)4,4322015NYG
86Blake Bortles (23)4,4282015JAX
Aaron Rodgers (32)4,4282016GNB
88Drew Brees (28)4,4232007NOR
89Drew Brees (27)4,4182006NOR
90Brett Favre+ (25)4,4131995GNB
Peyton Manning+ (24)4,4132000IND
92Eli Manning (33)4,4102014NYG
93Josh Allen (25)4,4072021BUF
94Tom Brady (32)4,3982009NWE
95Peyton Manning+ (30)4,3972006IND
96Drew Brees (30)4,3882009NOR
97Philip Rivers (34)4,3862016SDG
98Aaron Rodgers (30)4,3812014GNB
99Andrew Luck (22)4,3742012IND
100Matt Schaub (29)4,3702010HOU
101Mark Brunell (25)4,3671996JAX
102Drew Bledsoe (30)4,3592002BUF
103Tom Brady (41)4,3552018NWE
104Kurt Warner+ (28)4,3531999STL
105Bill Kenney (28)4,3481983KAN
106Tom Brady (36)4,3432013NWE
107Scott Mitchell (27)4,3381995DET
108Justin Herbert (22)4,3362020LAC
109Drew Brees (38)4,3342017NOR
110Ben Roethlisberger (27)4,3282009PIT
111Matthew Stafford (28)4,3272016DET
112Don Majkowski (25)4,3181989GNB
113Joe Flacco (31)4,3172016BAL
114Jim Everett (26)4,3101989RAM
115Philip Rivers (36)4,3082018LAC
116Marc Bulger (29)4,3012006STL
117Eli Manning (37)4,2992018NYG
Aaron Rodgers (36)4,2992020GNB
119Kirk Cousins (30)4,2982018MIN
120Aaron Rodgers (28)4,2952012GNB
121Andy Dalton (25)4,2932013CIN
122Philip Rivers (32)4,2862014SDG
123Jeff Garcia (30)4,2782000SFO
124Carson Palmer (33)4,2742013ARI
125Peyton Manning+ (27)4,2672003IND
126Kirk Cousins (32)4,2652020MIN
127Warren Moon+ (37)4,2641994MIN
128Matthew Stafford (27)4,2622015DET
129Ben Roethlisberger (31)4,2612013PIT
130Matthew Stafford (26)4,2572014DET
131Philip Rivers (27)4,2542009SDG
132Ben Roethlisberger (35)4,2512017PIT
133Andrew Luck (26)4,2402016IND
134Carson Palmer (36)4,2332016ARI
135Warren Moon+ (38)4,2281995MIN
136Kirk Cousins (33)4,2212021MIN
137Russell Wilson (27)4,2192016SEA
138Brett Favre+ (28)4,2121998GNB
Russell Wilson (31)4,2122020SEA
140Tony Romo (27)4,2112007DAL
141Jon Kitna (33)4,2082006DET
Ryan Tannehill (27)4,2082015MIA
143Andy Dalton (28)4,2062016CIN
144Brett Favre+ (39)4,2022009MIN
145Peyton Manning+ (26)4,2002002IND
146Tony Romo (31)4,1842011DAL
147Matt Ryan (26)4,1772011ATL
Vinny Testaverde (32)4,1771996BAL
149Steve Young+ (36)4,1701998SFO
150Elvis Grbac (30)4,1692000KAN
Philip Rivers (38)4,1692020IND
152Kirk Cousins (27)4,1662015WAS
153Deshaun Watson (22)4,1652018HOU
154Brett Favre+ (37)4,1552007GNB
155Jeff George (27)4,1431995ATL
156Dan Marino+ (23)4,1371985MIA
157Peyton Manning+ (23)4,1351999IND
158Brian Sipe (31)4,1321980CLE
159Peyton Manning+ (25)4,1312001IND
Carson Palmer (27)4,1312007CIN
161Dan Marino+ (30)4,1161992MIA
162Aaron Rodgers (37)4,1152021GNB
163Tom Brady (28)4,1102005NWE
Russell Wilson (30)4,1102019SEA
165Tom Brady (37)4,1092014NWE
Jay Schroeder (25)4,1091986WAS
167Derek Carr (29)4,1032020LVR
168Matt Ryan (32)4,0952017ATL
169Kirk Cousins (29)4,0932017WAS
170Brett Favre+ (29)4,0911999GNB
171Jameis Winston (22)4,0902016TAM
172Jake Plummer (29)4,0892004DEN
173Brett Favre+ (34)4,0882004GNB
174Drew Bledsoe (24)4,0861996NWE
175Matthew Stafford (32)4,0842020DET
176Dan Fouts+ (28)4,0821979SDG
177Ben Roethlisberger (29)4,0772011PIT
178Kerry Collins (29)4,0732002NYG
179Jon Kitna (34)4,0682007DET
180Josh Freeman (24)4,0652012TAM
181Tom Brady (42)4,0572019NWE
182Derek Carr (28)4,0542019OAK
183Cam Newton (22)4,0512011CAR
184Derek Carr (27)4,0492018OAK
185Ryan Tannehill (26)4,0452014MIA
186Phil Simms (28)4,0441984NYG
187Alex Smith (33)4,0422017KAN
Jameis Winston (21)4,0422015TAM
189Peyton Manning+ (31)4,0402007IND
190Trent Green (33)4,0392003KAN
Carson Wentz (26)4,0392019PHI
192Aaron Rodgers (24)4,0382008GNB
193Carson Palmer (26)4,0352006CIN
194Patrick Mahomes (23)4,0312019KAN
195John Elway+ (33)4,0301993DEN
196Eli Manning (35)4,0272016NYG
197Russell Wilson (26)4,0242015SEA
198Steve Young+ (31)4,0231993SFO
199Eli Manning (28)4,0212009NYG
200Carson Palmer (32)4,0182012OAK
201Trent Green (35)4,0142005KAN
202Philip Rivers (26)4,0092008SDG
203Matt Schaub (31)4,0082012HOU
204Joe Namath+ (24)4,0071967NYJ
205Brad Johnson (30)4,0051999WAS
206Eli Manning (29)4,0022010NYG
Peyton Manning+ (32)4,0022008IND
Aaron Rodgers (35)4,0022019GNB
209Dan Marino+ (27)3,9971989MIA
210Drew Brees (39)3,9922018NOR
211Jim Everett (27)3,9891990RAM
212Derek Carr (24)3,9872015OAK
213Joe Flacco (29)3,9862014BAL
214Drew Bledsoe (27)3,9851999NWE
215Russell Wilson (28)3,9832017SEA
216Danny White (31)3,9801983DAL
217Jimmy Garoppolo (27)3,9782019SFO
218Kyler Murray (23)3,9712020ARI
219John Elway+ (35)3,9701995DEN
Jim Everett (32)3,9701995NOR
Dan Marino+ (29)3,9701991MIA
Carson Palmer (30)3,9702010CIN
223Steve Young+ (32)3,9691994SFO
224Matt Ryan (36)3,9682021ATL
225Matt Hasselbeck (31)3,9662007SEA
226Marc Bulger (27)3,9642004STL
Jim Everett (25)3,9641988RAM
228Boomer Esiason (25)3,9591986CIN
229Jared Goff (25)3,9522020LAR
230Eli Manning (31)3,9482012NYG
231Joe Montana+ (34)3,9441990SFO
232Ben Roethlisberger (33)3,9382015PIT
233Derek Carr (25)3,9372016OAK
Daunte Culpepper (23)3,9372000MIN
235Aaron Rodgers (26)3,9222010GNB
236Brett Favre+ (31)3,9212001GNB
237Jeff George (29)3,9171997OAK
238Donovan McNabb (31)3,9162008PHI
239Ryan Tannehill (25)3,9132013MIA
240Joe Flacco (28)3,9122013BAL
Tommy Kramer (26)3,9121981MIN
242Joe Montana+ (27)3,9101983SFO
243Blake Bortles (24)3,9052016JAX
Ryan Fitzpatrick (32)3,9052015NYJ
245Tom Brady (33)3,9002010NWE
246Brett Favre+ (26)3,8991996GNB
247John Elway+ (25)3,8911985DEN
248Case Keenum (30)3,8902018DEN
249Ken O'Brien (24)3,8881985NYJ
250Jake Delhomme (29)3,8862004CAR