NFL Active Leaders - Passing Yards per Attempt

The following is a list of the NFL active passing leaders ranked by passing yards per attempt. Statistics are current through the 2018 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

Leaders based on 1500 pass attempts

      Passing
Player Gms Att Cmp Pct Yds YPA Int TD Rating
1. A. Rodgers 155 5,149 3,344 64.9 40,499 7.87 79 325 103.6
2. B. Roethlisberger 206 6,754 4,334 64.2 53,098 7.86 180 341 94.0
3. R. Wilson 102 2,999 1,921 64.1 23,484 7.83 60 174 99.1
4. P. Rivers 202 6,686 4,304 64.4 52,050 7.78 169 357 95.4
5. K. Cousins 68 2,356 1,557 66.1 18,127 7.69 58 111 94.7
6. D. Brees 255 9,484 6,370 67.2 72,103 7.60 228 499 97.3
7. J. Winston 47 1,605 985 61.4 12,176 7.59 48 74 87.7
8. M. Schaub 147 3,281 2,098 63.9 24,887 7.59 90 133 89.1
9. M. Ryan 164 5,817 3,786 65.1 43,752 7.52 128 274 94.2
10. T. Brady 259 9,019 5,774 64.0 67,758 7.51 166 501 97.6
11. C. Newton 114 3,590 2,113 58.9 26,232 7.31 98 167 85.7
12. A. Dalton 115 3,785 2,366 62.5 27,208 7.19 100 181 89.1
13. M. Stafford 130 5,041 3,131 62.1 36,134 7.17 123 226 88.5
14. A. Luck 76 2,939 1,756 59.7 20,870 7.10 76 148 87.5
15. R. Tannehill 82 2,766 1,738 62.8 19,427 7.02 71 114 86.8
16. C. Keenum 48 1,512 940 62.2 10,619 7.02 36 54 85.1
17. E. Manning 222 7,626 4,582 60.1 53,344 7.00 232 345 83.7
18. A. Smith 161 4,784 2,987 62.4 33,093 6.92 98 189 87.6
19. J. McCown 97 2,518 1,521 60.4 17,168 6.82 78 97 80.8
20. R. Fitzpatrick 136 4,168 2,498 59.9 28,347 6.80 141 184 81.0
21. J. Flacco 160 5,555 3,431 61.8 37,568 6.76 134 209 84.2
22. B. Bortles 68 2,466 1,463 59.3 16,602 6.73 72 99 80.8
23. D. Carr 68 2,480 1,545 62.3 16,473 6.64 52 110 87.7
24. C. Henne 67 1,956 1,159 59.3 12,931 6.61 63 58 75.5
25. S. Bradford 83 2,967 1,855 62.5 19,449 6.56 61 103 84.5
26. M. Cassel 105 2,672 1,573 58.9 17,463 6.54 82 104 78.6
27. D. Anderson 76 1,604 867 54.1 10,413 6.49 60 60 71.1