NFL History - Yearly NFL Passing Leaders (QB Rating)

NFL Yearly Leaders: Passing Leaders - Rushing Leaders - Receiving Leaders

Below is a table of single-season leaders in NFL passer rating for the AFC.

YearPlayer, TeamAtt.Comp.YardsTDINTQB Rating
2014Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers6084084952329103.3
2013Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos65945054775510115.1
2012Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos58340046593711105.8
2011Tom Brady, New England Patriots61140152353912105.6
2010Tom Brady, New England Patriots4923243900364111
2009Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers4863174254289104.4
2008Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers47831240093411105.5
2007Tom Brady, New England Patriots5783984806508117.2
2006Peyton Manning, Indianapolis Colts5573624397319101
2005Peyton Manning, Indianapolis Colts45330537472810104.1
2004Peyton Manning, Indianapolis Colts49733645574910121.1
2003Steve McNair, Tennessee Titans4002503215247100.4
2002Chad Pennington, New York Jets3992753120226104.2
2001Rich Gannon, Oakland Raiders549361382827995.5
2000Brian Griese, Denver Broncos3362162688194102.9
1999Peyton Manning, Indianapolis Colts5333314135261590.7
1998Vinny Testaverde, New York Jets4212593256297101.6
1997Mark Brunell, Jacksonville Jaguars435264328118791.2
1996John Elway, Denver Broncos4662873328261489.2
1995Jim Harbaugh, Indianapolis Colts3142002575175100.7
1994Dan Marino, Miami Dolphins6153854453301789.2
1993John Elway, Denver Broncos5513484030251092.8
1992Warren Moon, Houston Oilers3462242521181289.3
1991Jim Kelly, Buffalo Bills4743043844331797.6
1990Jim Kelly, Buffalo Bills3462192829249101.2
1989Boomer Esiason, Cincinnati Bengals4552583525281192.1
1988Boomer Esiason, Cincinnati Bengals3882233572281497.4
1987Bernie Kosar, Cleveland Browns389241303322995.4
1986Dan Marino, Miami Dolphins6233784746442392.5
1985Ken O'Brien, New York Jets488297388825896.2
1984Dan Marino, Miami Dolphins56436250844817108.9
1983Dan Marino (R), Miami Dolphins296173221020696
1982Ken Anderson, Cincinnati Bengals309218249512995.3
1981Ken Anderson, Cincinnati Bengals4793003754291098.4
1980Brian Sipe, Cleveland Browns5543374132301491.4
1979Dan Fouts, San Diego Chargers5303324082242482.6
1978Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh Steelers3682072915282084.7
1977Bob Griese, Miami Dolphins3071802252221387.8
1976Ken Stabler, Oakland Raiders29119427372717103.4
1975Ken Anderson, Cincinnati Bengals3772283169211193.9
1974Ken Anderson, Cincinnati Bengals3282132667181095.7
1973Ken Stabler, Oakland Raiders2601631997141088.3
1972Earl Morrall, Miami Dolphins150831360117
1971Bob Griese, Miami Dolphins2631452089199
1970Daryle Lamonica, Oakland Raiders35617925162215
1969Greg Cook (R), Cincinnati Bengals19710618541511
1968Earl Morrall, Baltimore Colts31718229092617
1967Daryle Lamonica, Oakland Raiders42522032283020
1966Len Dawson, Kansas City Chiefs28415925272610
1965John Hadl, San Diego Chargers34817427982021
1964Len Dawson, Kansas City Chiefs35419928793018
1963Tobin Rote, San Diego Chargers28617025102017
1962Len Dawson, Dallas Texans31018927592917
1961George Blanda, Houston Oilers36218733303622
1960Jack Kemp, Los Angeles Chargers40621130182025



Below is a table of single-season leaders in NFL passer rating for the NFC.

YearPlayer, TeamAtt.Comp.YardsTDINTQB Rating
2014Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys4353043705349113.2
2013Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles3172032891272119.2
2012Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers5523714295398108
2011Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers5023434643456122.5
2010Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers47531239222811101.2
2009Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints51436343883411109.6
2008Kurt Warner, Arizona Cardinals5984014583301496.9
2007Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys5203354211361997.4
2006Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints5543564418261196.2
2005Matt Hasselbeck, Seattle Seahawks449294345924998.2
2004Daunte Culpepper, Minnesota Vikings54837947173911110.9
2003Daunte Culpepper, Minnesota Vikings4542953479251196.4
2002Brad Johnson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers451281304922692.9
2001Kurt Warner, St. Louis Rams54637548303622101.4
2000Trent Green, St. Louis Rams2401452063165101.8
1999Kurt Warner, St. Louis Rams49932543534113109.2
1998Randall Cunningham, Minnesota Vikings42525937043410106
1997Steve Young, San Francisco 49ers356241241014697.2
1996Steve Young, San Francisco 49ers316214241014697.2
1995Brett Favre, Green Bay Packers5703594413381399.5
1994Steve Young, San Francisco 49ers46132439693510112.8
1993Steve Young, San Francisco 49ers46231440232916101.5
1992Steve Young, San Francisco 49ers4022683465257107
1991Steve Young, San Francisco 49ers2791802517178101.8
1990Phil Simms, New York Giants3462192829249101.2
1989Joe Montana, San Francisco 49ers3862713521268112.4
1988Wade Wilson, Minnesota Vikings332204274615991.5
1987Joe Montana, San Francisco 49ers39826630543113102.1
1986Tommy Kramer, Minnesota Vikings3722083000241092.6
1985Joe Montana, San Francisco 49ers4943033653271391.3
1984Joe Montana, San Francisco 49ers43227936302810102.9
1983Steve Bartkowski, Atlanta Falcons432274316722597.6
1982Joe Theismann, Washington Redskins252161203313991.3
1981Joe Montana, San Francisco 49ers4883113565191288.4
1980Ron Jaworski, Philadelphia Eagles4512573529271291
1979Roger Staubach, Dallas Cowboys4612673586271192.3
1978Roger Staubach, Dallas Cowboys4132313190251684.9
1977Roger Staubach, Dallas Cowboys361210262018987
1976James Harris, Los Angeles Rams1589114608689.6
1975Fran Tarkenton, Minnesota Vikings4252732994251391.8
1974Sonny Jurgensen, Washington Redskins167107118511594.5
1973Roger Staubach, Dallas Cowboys2861792428231594.6
1972Norm Snead, New York Giants32519623071712
1971Roger Staubach, Dallas Cowboys2111261882154
1970John Brodie, San Francisco 49ers37822329412410
1969Sonny Jurgensen, Washington Redskins44227431022215
1968Earl Morall, Baltimore Colts31718229092617
1967Sonny Jurgensen, Washington Redskins50828837473116
1966Bart Starr, Green Bay Packers25115625272610
1965Rudy Bukich, Chicago Bears3121762641209
1964Bart Starr, Green Bay Packers2721632144154
1963Y.A. Tittle, New York Giants36722131453614
1962Bart Starr, Green Bay Packers2851782438129
1961Milt Plum, Cleveland Browns30217724161810
1960Milt Plum, Cleveland Browns2501512297215