NFL QBR Year-by-Year Leaders

Players must meet the minimum requirements to show up on this leaderboard.
For some seasons (1960-1969 & 1947-1950) leaders for both leagues are shown.
QBR data courtesy of ESPN (What is QBR?.
+ Indicates Hall of Famer, season age in parentheses


Leaders Table
Year Player QBR Tm
2023Brock Purdy (23)72.8SFO
2022Patrick Mahomes (26)79.0KAN
2021Aaron Rodgers (37)69.1GNB
2020Aaron Rodgers (36)79.8GNB
2019Lamar Jackson (22)83.0BAL
2018Patrick Mahomes (22)80.3KAN
2017Carson Wentz (24)78.5PHI
2016Matt Ryan (31)79.6ATL
2015Carson Palmer (35)76.4ARI
2014Tony Romo (34)79.2DAL
2013Peyton Manning+ (37)79.0DEN
2012Peyton Manning+ (36)79.6DEN
2011Aaron Rodgers (27)83.8GNB
2010Tom Brady (33)79.1NWE
2009Drew Brees (30)82.0NOR
2008Peyton Manning+ (32)76.5IND
2007Tom Brady (30)87.0NWE
2006Peyton Manning+ (30)86.4IND