1972 NFL Passing Statistics

The following are the 1972 NFL Passing statistical leaders, sorted by passing yards.

KEY: Gms = Games Played, Att = Pass Attempts, Cmp = Pass Completions, Pct = Pass Completion Percentage, Yds = Passing Yards, YPA = Yards Per Pass Attempt, TD = Touchdown Passes, TD% = Touchdown Pass Percentage, Int = Intercepted Passes, Int% = Pass Interception Percentage, Lg = Longest Pass Completion, Sack = Passing Sacks, Loss = Sack Yards Lost, Rate = Passer Rating

Player Team Att Cmp Pct Yds YPA TD TD% Int Int% Lg Sack Loss Rate
Joe NamathNYJ32416250.02,8168.7195.9216.583t1110172.5
Archie ManningNO44823051.32,7816.2184.0214.766t4334764.6
Fran TarkentonMin37821556.92,6517.0184.8133.476t2620380.2
John HadlSD37019051.42,4496.6154.1267.0611918756.7
Craig MortonDal33918554.62,3967.1154.4216.2462317965.9
Norm SneadNYG32519660.32,3077.1175.2123.794t86684.0
Jim PlunkettNE35516947.62,1966.282.3257.0623938545.7
Bob BerryAtl27715455.62,1587.8134.7124.357t3925578.5
Greg LandryDet26813450.02,0667.7186.7176.382t2514971.8
Roman GabrielLA32316551.12,0276.3123.7154.657t1210263.8
Daryle LamonicaOak28114953.01,9987.1186.4124.370t1413679.5
Mike PhippsCle30514447.21,9946.5134.3165.280t2318361.0
Steve SpurrierSF26914754.61,9837.4186.7165.981t1411475.9
Ken AndersonCin30117156.81,9186.472.372.365t1815574.0
Terry BradshawPit30814747.71,8876.1123.9123.978t2923764.1
Len DawsonKC30517557.41,8356.0134.3123.9442825572.8
Charley JohnsonDen23813255.51,7837.5145.9145.960128274.6
Dan PastoriniHou29914448.21,7115.772.3124.082t3731057.1
Dennis ShawBuf25813652.71,6666.5145.4176.658t3832063.5
Billy KilmerWas22512053.31,6487.3198.4114.989t96784.8
John ReavesPhi22410848.21,5086.773.1125.477t3832258.4
Marty DomresBal22211551.81,3926.3115.062.762t119676.6
Earl MorrallMia1508355.31,3609.1117.374.7491411491.0
Scott HunterGB1998643.21,2526.363.094.549138655.5
Bobby DouglassChi1987537.91,2466.394.5126.185t3217549.8
Johnny UnitasBal1578856.11,1117.142.563.863t1411470.8
Steve RamseyDen1376547.41,0507.732.296.6552618453.5
Pete LiskePhi1387151.49737.132.275.167t1110760.4
John BrodieSF1107063.69058.298.287.35383986.4
Gary CuozzoStl1586943.78975.753.2117.068t138943.7
Jim HartStl1196050.48577.254.254.29875670.6
Bob GrieseMia975354.66386.644.144.13974571.6
Sonny JurgensenWas593966.163310.723.446.836t22184.9
Virgil CarterCin824757.35797.133.744.93663771.1
Ken StablerOak744459.55247.145.434.12287582.3
Mike LivingstonKC784152.64806.279.0810.336t64261.9
Tim Van GalderStl794050.64345.511.378.971107634.5
Brian DowlingNE542953.73837.123.711.94246381.0
Kent NixHou633352.42874.634.869.51964541.0
Pete BeathardLA481939.62555.312.1714.63343424.6
Randy JohnsonNYG171058.823013.5317.6317.663t210103.2
Bill MunsonDet352057.11945.512.912.929t1070.4
Mike TaliaferroBuf331648.51765.313.0412.12464835.2
Jim Del GaizoMia9555.616518.3222.2111.151t00100.5
Jerry TaggeGB291034.51545.300.000.03132752.9
Bill NelsenCle311445.21414.500.039.72632919.1
Bob DavisNYJ221045.51145.229.114.53565272.9
O.J. SimpsonBuf8562.511314.1112.500.034111145.8
Ron WidbyGB22100.010251.0150.000.068t00158.3
Roger StaubachDal20945.0984.900.0210.02185920.4
George BlandaOak15533.3775.116.700.026t21973.5
Bob LeeMin6350.07512.5116.700.06300135.4
Marlin BriscoeMia33100.07224.000.000.02600118.8
Donny AndersonStl3266.77123.700.000.03800109.7
Wayne ClarkSD6233.36711.200.0233.3622936.8
Calvin HillDal3133.35518.3133.300.055t00121.5
Leo HartBuf15640.0533.500.0320.01343210.6
Joe GilliamPit11763.6484.400.000.092873.3
Ed BakerHou10440.0474.700.0440.01821715.4
Rick ArringtonPhi13538.5463.500.017.71642816.8
Pat SullivanAtl19315.8442.300.0315.8182280.0
Floyd LittleDen22100.04321.5150.000.035t00158.3
Mike MontgomeryDal3133.33110.300.000.0310072.9
Bobby Joe GreenChi2150.02311.500.0150.0230052.1
Terry HanrattyPit4250.0235.800.000.0141267.7
Earl McCullouchDet11100.02323.000.000.02300118.8
Jerrel WilsonKC11100.02020.000.000.02000118.8
MacArthur LaneGB22100.0199.500.000.01000106.3
Fred WillisCin4125.0164.000.0125.016004.2
Bobby AndersonDen3133.3144.7133.300.014t0088.9
John HuarteChi5240.0142.800.000.080047.9
Mike ErnstDen4125.0102.500.000.0100039.6
Frank PatrickGB4125.092.200.000.0911139.6
Spike JonesBuf2150.042.000.000.040056.3
Tom BlanchardNYG100.000.000.000.000039.6
Carl GarrettNE100.000.000.01100.00140.0
Mike GarrettSD100.000.000.000.0021639.6
Bob GladieuxNE100.000.000.01100.00000.0
Bob GreshamNO100.000.000.000.000039.6
Sam HavrilakBal100.000.000.000.000039.6
John IsenbargerSF100.000.000.000.000039.6
Ron JessieDet100.000.000.000.000039.6
Ron JohnsonNYG100.000.000.000.000039.6
Leroy KellyCle100.000.000.000.001739.6
Paul KrauseMin100.000.000.000.000039.6
Cliff McClainNYJ100.000.000.000.000039.6
Jack MildrenBal100.000.000.000.000039.6
Dan ReevesDal200.000.000.000.000039.6
Jackie SmithStl200.000.000.000.000039.6
Jon StaggersGB100.000.000.000.000039.6
Pat StudstillNE100.000.000.000.000039.6
Bobby WaldenPit100.000.000.000.000039.6
Larry WilsonStl200.000.000.000.000039.6

1972 NFL Statistics by Team

AFC East
Baltimore Colts
Buffalo Bills
Miami Dolphins
New England Patriots
New York Jets
AFC Central
Cincinnati Bengals
Cleveland Browns
Houston Oilers
Pittsburgh Steelers
AFC West
Denver Broncos
Kansas City Chiefs
Oakland Raiders
San Diego Chargers
NFC East
Dallas Cowboys
New York Giants
Philadelphia Eagles
St. Louis Cardinals
Washington Redskins
NFC Central
Chicago Bears
Detroit Lions
Green Bay Packers
Minnesota Vikings
NFC West
Atlanta Falcons
Los Angeles Rams
New Orleans Saints
San Francisco 49ers
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