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 2019 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. R. Wilson 128 3,777 2,436 64.5 29,734 7.87 68 227 101.2
2. B. Roethlisberger 218 7,230 4,651 64.3 56,545 7.82 191 363 94.0
3. P. Rivers 228 7,591 4,908 64.7 59,271 7.81 198 397 95.1
4. J. Winston 72 2,548 1,563 61.3 19,737 7.75 88 121 86.9
5. A. Rodgers 181 6,061 3,913 64.6 46,946 7.75 84 364 102.4
6. K. Cousins 93 3,146 2,104 66.9 24,107 7.66 71 155 96.8
7. D. Brees 275 10,161 6,867 67.6 77,416 7.62 237 547 98.4
8. D. Prescott 64 2,071 1,363 65.8 15,778 7.62 36 97 97.0
9. J. Goff 54 1,869 1,166 62.4 14,219 7.61 42 87 91.9
10. M. Schaub 154 3,348 2,148 64.2 25,467 7.61 91 136 89.5
11. M. Ryan 189 6,817 4,460 65.4 51,186 7.51 147 321 94.6
12. M. Mariota 63 1,765 1,110 62.9 13,207 7.48 44 76 89.6
13. T. Brady 285 9,988 6,377 63.8 74,571 7.47 179 541 97.0
14. C. Newton 125 3,980 2,371 59.6 29,041 7.30 108 182 86.1
15. R. Tannehill 100 3,197 2,030 63.5 23,176 7.25 81 145 89.8
16. M. Stafford 149 5,696 3,559 62.5 41,025 7.20 134 256 89.3
18. A. Dalton 133 4,449 2,757 62.0 31,594 7.10 118 204 87.5
20. N. Foles 58 1,698 1,051 61.9 11,901 7.01 35 71 88.2
21. C. Wentz 56 2,055 1,311 63.8 14,191 6.91 35 97 92.7
22. A. Smith 166 4,941 3,082 62.4 34,068 6.89 101 193 87.3
23. D. Carr 94 3,313 2,120 64.0 22,793 6.88 62 143 90.7
24. C. Keenum 67 2,091 1,304 62.4 14,368 6.87 47 75 85.3
25. R. Fitzpatrick 155 4,787 2,886 60.3 32,886 6.87 161 210 81.6
26. J. Flacco 171 5,932 3,670 61.9 40,067 6.75 141 218 84.1
29. C. Henne 68 1,959 1,161 59.3 12,960 6.62 63 58 75.5