NFL Single Season Leaders - Passer Rating

The following is a list of the NFL single season passing leaders ranked by passer rating. Statistics are current through the 2016 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

Active players are listed in bold.

Leaders: Career · Active · Single Season · Yearly

Leaders based on 224 pass attempts

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  Passing
Player Season Team Att Cmp Pct Yds Int TD Lg Rating
1. Aaron Rodgers 2011 GB 502 343 68.3 4,643 6 45 93t 122.5
2. Peyton Manning 2004 Ind 497 336 67.6 4,557 10 49 80t 121.1
3. Nick Foles 2013 Phi 317 203 64.0 2,891 2 27 63t 119.2
4. Tom Brady 2007 NE 578 398 68.9 4,806 8 50 69t 117.2
5. Matt Ryan 2016 Atl 534 373 69.9 4,944 7 38 76t 117.1
6. Peyton Manning 2013 Den 659 450 68.3 5,477 10 55 78t 115.1
7. Tony Romo 2014 Dal 435 304 69.9 3,705 9 34 68t 113.2
8. Steve Young 1994 SF 461 324 70.3 3,969 10 35 69t 112.8
9. Joe Montana 1989 SF 386 271 70.2 3,521 8 26 95t 112.4
10. Tom Brady 2016 NE 432 291 67.4 3,554 2 28 79t 112.2
  Aaron Rodgers 2014 GB 520 341 65.6 4,381 5 38 80t 112.2
12. Tom Brady 2010 NE 492 324 65.9 3,900 4 36 79t 111.0
13. Daunte Culpepper 2004 Min 548 379 69.2 4,717 11 39 82t 110.9
14. Drew Brees 2011 NO 657 468 71.2 5,476 14 46 79t 110.6
15. Milt Plum 1960 Cle 250 151 60.4 2,297 5 21 86t 110.4
16. Russell Wilson 2015 Sea 483 329 68.1 4,024 8 34 80t 110.1
17. Drew Brees 2009 NO 514 363 70.6 4,388 11 34 75t 109.6
18. Kurt Warner 1999 Stl 499 325 65.1 4,353 13 41 75t 109.2
19. Josh McCown 2013 Chi 224 149 66.5 1,829 1 13 80t 109.0
20. Dan Marino 1984 Mia 564 362 64.2 5,084 17 48 80t 108.9
21. Aaron Rodgers 2012 GB 552 371 67.2 4,295 8 39 73 108.0
22. Brett Favre 2009 Min 531 363 68.4 4,202 7 33 63 107.2
23. Steve Young 1992 SF 402 268 66.7 3,465 7 25 80t 107.0
24. Andy Dalton 2015 Cin 386 255 66.1 3,250 7 25 80t 106.2
25. Randall Cunningham 1998 Min 425 259 60.9 3,704 10 34 67t 106.0
26. Peyton Manning 2012 Den 583 400 68.6 4,659 11 37 71t 105.8
27. Tom Brady 2011 NE 611 401 65.6 5,235 12 39 99t 105.6
28. Philip Rivers 2013 SD 544 378 69.5 4,478 11 32 60t 105.5
  Philip Rivers 2008 SD 478 312 65.3 4,009 11 34 67 105.5
30. Bart Starr 1966 GB 251 156 62.2 2,257 3 14 83t 105.0
31. Dak Prescott 2016 Dal 459 311 67.8 3,667 4 23 83t 104.9
  Aaron Rodgers 2013 GB 290 193 66.6 2,536 6 17 83t 104.9
33. Drew Brees 2004 SD 400 262 65.5 3,159 7 27 79t 104.8
  Y.A. Tittle 1963 NYG 367 221 60.2 3,145 14 36 70t 104.8
35. Drew Brees 2013 NO 650 446 68.6 5,162 12 39 76t 104.7
  Donovan McNabb 2004 Phi 469 300 64.0 3,875 8 31 80 104.7
  Steve Young 1997 SF 356 241 67.7 3,029 6 19 82 104.7
38. Carson Palmer 2015 Ari 537 342 63.7 4,671 11 35 68 104.6
39. Philip Rivers 2009 SD 486 317 65.2 4,254 9 28 81t 104.4
40. Chad Pennington 2002 NYJ 399 275 68.9 3,120 6 22 47 104.2
  Aaron Rodgers 2016 GB 610 401 65.7 4,428 7 40 66t 104.2
42. Peyton Manning 2005 Ind 453 305 67.3 3,747 10 28 80t 104.1
  Ben Roethlisberger 2007 Pit 404 264 65.3 3,154 11 32 83 104.1
44. Ken Stabler 1976 Oak 291 194 66.7 2,737 17 27 88t 103.4
45. Ben Roethlisberger 2014 Pit 608 408 67.1 4,952 9 32 94t 103.3
46. Aaron Rodgers 2009 GB 541 350 64.7 4,434 7 30 83t 103.2
47. Brian Griese 2000 Den 336 216 64.3 2,688 4 19 61 102.9
  Joe Montana 1984 SF 432 279 64.6 3,630 10 28 80t 102.9
49. Bert Jones 1976 Bal 343 207 60.3 3,104 9 24 79t 102.5
  Tony Romo 2011 Dal 522 346 66.3 4,184 10 31 77 102.5