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NFL History - Top 250 Passing Yardage Leaders


NFL Career Leaders: Passing Leaders - Rushing Leaders - Receiving Leaders

Below is a table of the top 250 NFL passing yardage leaders of all-time. Also, check out the all-time leaders in career passing touchdowns.

[Stats are updated through the 2020 NFL regular season.]

Franchise all-time statistical leaders:

RankPlayerPass Yards
1Drew Brees80358
2Tom Brady 79204
3Peyton Manning 71940
4Brett Favre 71838
5Philip Rivers63440
6Dan Marino61361
7Ben Roethlisberger60348
8Eli Manning 57023
9Matt Ryan55767
10John Elway51475
11Aaron Rodgers 51245
12Warren Moon49325
13Fran Tarkenton47003
14Carson Palmer46247
15Vinny Testaverde46233
16Matthew Stafford45109
17Drew Bledsoe44611
18Dan Fouts43040
19Joe Flacco40931
20Kerry Collins40922
21Joe Montana40551
22Johnny Unitas 40239
23Dave Krieg38147
24Boomer Esiason37920
25Donovan McNabb37276
26Matt Hasselbeck 36638
27Alex Smith35650
28Jim Kelly35467
29Jay Cutler 35133
30Ryan Fitzpatrick34977
31Jim Everett34837
32Jim Hart 34665
33Steve DeBerg34241
34Tony Romo 34183
35Russell Wilson 33946
36Andy Dalton33763
37John Hadl33503
38Phil Simms33462
39Steve Young33124
40Y.A. Tittle33070
41Troy Aikman32942
42Ken Anderson 32838
43Kurt Warner32344
44Sonny Jurgensen32224
45Mark Brunell32072
46Cam Newton31698
47John Brodie31548
48Steve McNair31304
49Norm Snead 30797
50Randall Cunningham29979
51Joe Ferguson 29817
52Jon Kitna29745
53Roman Gabriel29444
54Jake Plummer29253
55Brad Johnson 29054
56Rich Gannon28743
57Len Dawson28711
58Chris Chandler28484
59Trent Green28475
60Kirk Cousins 28372
61Ron Jaworski28190
62Terry Bradshaw27989
63Ken Stabler 27938
64Craig Morton27908
65Joe Namath27663
66Jeff George27602
67Ryan Tannehill26995
68George Blanda26920
69Derek Carr 26896
70Steve Grogan26886
71Bobby Layne26768
72Jim Harbaugh 26288
73Jim Plunkett25882
74Jeff Garcia 25537
75Matt Schaub25467
76Joe Theismann25206
77Ken O'Brien25094
78Bob Griese25092
79Tommy Kramer24777
80Bart Starr24718
81Charley Johnson 24410
82Daunte Culpepper24153
83Steve Bartkowski24124
84Steve Beuerlein24046
85Archie Manning23911
86Brian Sipe23713
87Andrew Luck 23671
88Norm Van Brocklin 23611
89Otto Graham23584
90Lynn Dickey23322
91Bernie Kosar23301
92Marc Bulger22814
93Neil Lomax22771
94Roger Staubach22700
95Babe Parilli 22681
96Michael Vick22464
97Danny White21959
98Sammy Baugh21886
99Jeff Blake21711
100Neil O'Donnell21690
101Bobby Hebert21683
102Gus Frerotte21291
103Jack Kemp21218
104Jim Zorn21115
105Jake Delhomme20975
106Earl Morrall20809
107Richard Todd20610
108Trent Dilfer20518
109Billy Kilmer20495
110Aaron Brooks20261
111Jay Schroeder20063
112Jameis Winston19812
113Charlie Conerly19488
114Sam Bradford 19449
115Brian Griese19440
116Chris Miller19320
117Daryle Lamonica19154
118Tobin Rote18850
119Billy Wade18530
120Dan Pastorini18515
121Mark Rypien18473
122Bert Jones18190
123Jared Goff18171
124Jim McMahon 18148
125Kyle Orton18037
126Chad Pennington17823
127Josh McCown17731
128Blake Bortles 17649
129Dak Prescott 17634
130Milt Plum17536
131Matt Cassel17508
132Wade Wilson17283
133Bill Kenney17277
134Don Meredith17199
135Stan Humphries17191
136Doug Williams16998
137Carson Wentz 16811
138Elvis Grbac16774
139Jason Campbell16771
140Jeff Hostetler16430
141Rodney Peete16338
142Mike Tomczak16079
143Greg Landry16052
144Frank Ryan16042
145David Garrard16003
146Scott Mitchell 15692
147Ed Brown15600
148Mark Sanchez15357
149Erik Kramer15337
150Tony Banks15315
151Kordell Stewart14746
152Doug Flutie14715
153Joey Harrington14693
154Sid Luckman14686
155Deshaun Watson 14539
156David Carr14452
157Bubby Brister14445
158Case Keenum14414
159Marc Wilson14391
160Bill Nelsen 14165
161Patrick Mahomes 14152
162Josh Freeman 13873
163Gary Danielson13764
164Nick Foles13753
165Marcus Mariota13433
166Eddie LeBaron13399
167Chad Henne13208
168Bill Munson12896
169Don Majkowski12700
170Colin Kaepernick12271
171Rick Mirer 11969
172Tom Flores11959
173Bob Waterfield11849
174Jay Fiedler11844
175Cotton Davidson11760
176Teddy Bridgewater11385
177Vince Ferragamo11336
178Mike Livingston11295
179Tony Eason11142
180Tim Couch11131
181Baker Mayfield11115
182Charlie Batch11085
183Derek Anderson 10878
184Frankie Albert 10795
185Billy Joe Tolliver10760
186Eric Hipple10711
187Mitchell Trubisky 10609
188Byron Leftwich10532
189Mike Phipps10506
190George Ratterman10473
191Steve Bono10439
192Brian Hoyer 10404
193Tommy Thompson10385
194Zeke Bratkowski10345
195Frank Tripucka10282
196Dave Brown10248
197Jack Trudeau10243
198Rex Grossman10232
199Mark Malone 10175
200Tyrod Taylor 9770
201Josh Allen 9707
202Vince Evans9485
203Bobby Thomason9480
204Lamar McHan9449
205Gary Hogeboom9436
206Mike Pagel9414
207Pat Haden9296
208Robert Griffin III9271
209Blaine Gabbert9206
210Bob Berry 9197
211Vince Young8964
212Kyle Boller8931
213John Friesz8699
214Jim Finks8622
215David Woodley8558
216Rudy Bukich8433
217Randy Johnson8329
218Shaun Hill8295
219Pete Beathard8176
220James Harris8136
221Sam Darnold 8097
222Tommy Maddox8087
223Jimmy Garoppolo8042
224Arnie Herber 8041
225Steve Walsh7875
226Kent Graham7801
227Al Dorow7708
228Kyler Murray 7693
229Craig Erickson7625
230Matt Moore7597
231Brock Osweiler 7418
232Gary Cuozzo7402
233Paul Christman 7294
234Tarvaris Jackson 7263
235Steve Fuller7156
236Dick Wood7153
237Jim Ninowski7133
238Bob Avellini7111
239Randy Wright7106
240Lamar Jackson7085
241Adrian Burk7001
242Dave Wilson6987
243Steve Spurrier 6878
244Steve Pelluer6870
245Christian Ponder6658
246Bobby Douglass 6493
247Brandon Weeden6462
248Jacoby Brissett6459
249Scott Brunner6457
250Colt McCoy6455

[Data via Pro Football Reference.]

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