NFL Single-Season Passing Yards Leaders Through 1977

These are the NFL single-season record holders through the 1977 season. See current passing yards leaders or select another stat or year:

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Leaders through 1977

Leaders through 1977 Table
Rank Current Player (age) Yds Year Tm
1204Joe Namath (24)40071967NYJ
2Sonny Jurgensen (33)37471967WAS
3Sonny Jurgensen (27)37231961PHI
4Johnny Unitas (30)34811963BAL
5John Hadl (28)34731968SDG
6Babe Parilli (34)34651964BOS
7Johnny Unitas (34)34281967BAL
8Norm Snead (28)33991967PHI
9Joe Namath (23)33791966NYJ
10John Hadl (27)33651967SDG
11George Blanda (34)33301961HOU
12Daryle Lamonica (28)33021969OAK
13George Blanda (37)32871964HOU
14Charley Johnson (25)32801963STL
15Sonny Jurgensen (28)32611962PHI
16Daryle Lamonica (27)32451968OAK
17Daryle Lamonica (26)32281967OAK
18Y.A. Tittle (36)32241962NYG
19Roman Gabriel (33)32191973PHI
20Sonny Jurgensen (32)32091966WAS
21Billy Wade (32)31721962CHI
22Ken Anderson (26)31691975CIN
23Joe Namath (25)31471968NYJ
24Y.A. Tittle (37)31451963NYG
25John Brodie (30)31121965SFO
26Bert Jones (25)31041976BAL
27Sonny Jurgensen (35)31021969WAS
28Johnny Unitas (27)30991960BAL
29Fran Tarkenton (27)30881967NYG
30John Hadl (31)30751971SDG
31Charley Johnson (26)30451964STL
32Norm Snead (24)30431963WAS
33Frank Tripucka (33)30381960DEN
34John Brodie (33)30201968SFO
35Jack Kemp (25)30181960LAC
36Jim Hart (23)30081967STL
37George Blanda (36)30031963HOU
38Fran Tarkenton (35)29941975MIN
39Johnny Unitas (28)29901961BAL
40Ed Brown (35)29821963PIT
41Frank Ryan (30)29741966CLE
42Johnny Unitas (29)29671962BAL
43Fran Tarkenton (36)29611976MIN
44Jim Hart (32)29461976STL
45John Brodie (35)29411970SFO
46Sammy Baugh (33)29381947WAS
47Sonny Jurgensen (30)29341964WAS
48Norm Snead (23)29261962WAS
49Fran Tarkenton (29)29181969NYG
50Frank Tripucka (35)29171962DEN
51Jack Kemp (28)29101963BUF
52Earl Morrall (34)29091968BAL
53Johnny Unitas (26)28991959BAL
54Len Dawson (29)28791964KAN
55Billy Wade (28)28751958RAM
56John Hadl (26)28461966SDG
57Johnny Unitas (31)28241964BAL
58Otto Graham (31)28161952CLE
Joe Namath (29)28161972NYJ
59George Blanda (35)28101962HOU
John Brodie (31)28101966SFO
60Don Meredith (28)28051966DAL
61Joe Ferguson (27)28031977BUF
62John Hadl (25)27981965SDG
63Otto Graham (28)27851949CLE
64Archie Manning (23)27811972NOR
65Roman Gabriel (27)27791967RAM
66Fran Tarkenton (30)27771970NYG
67Norm Snead (30)27681969PHI
68Len Dawson (27)27591962DTX
69Otto Graham (26)27531947CLE
70Al Dorow (31)27481960NYT
Johnny Unitas (33)27481966BAL
71Bill Nelsen (28)27431969CLE
72Ken Stabler (31)27371976OAK
73Joe Namath (26)27341969NYJ
74Otto Graham (32)27221953CLE
75Babe Parilli (36)27211966BOS
76Roger Staubach (34)27151976DAL
77Otto Graham (27)27131948CLE