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. R. Wilson 112 3,261 2,095 64.2 25,624 7.86 63 196 100.3
2. B. Roethlisberger 216 7,168 4,616 64.4 56,194 7.84 190 363 94.2
3. A. Rodgers 165 5,492 3,560 64.8 42,944 7.82 80 338 103.1
4. P. Rivers 212 7,000 4,518 64.5 54,656 7.81 178 374 95.6
5. J. Winston 56 1,922 1,183 61.6 14,628 7.61 58 88 87.8
6. D. Brees 265 9,783 6,586 67.3 74,437 7.61 233 520 97.7
7. K. Cousins 78 2,702 1,797 66.5 20,504 7.59 65 129 95.0
8. M. Schaub 148 3,281 2,098 63.9 24,887 7.59 90 133 89.1
9. M. Ryan 174 6,201 4,052 65.3 46,720 7.53 133 295 94.9
10. T. Brady 269 9,375 6,004 64.0 70,514 7.52 171 517 97.6
11. M. Mariota 56 1,605 1,015 63.2 12,004 7.48 42 69 89.4
12. C. Newton 123 3,891 2,321 59.7 28,469 7.32 107 182 86.4
13. A. Luck 86 3,290 2,000 60.8 23,671 7.19 83 171 89.5
14. A. Dalton 120 3,921 2,443 62.3 28,100 7.17 104 188 88.8
15. M. Stafford 141 5,405 3,372 62.4 38,526 7.13 129 237 88.4
16. N. Foles 54 1,581 974 61.6 11,165 7.06 33 68 88.5
17. E. Manning 232 7,972 4,804 60.3 55,981 7.02 239 360 84.1
18. R. Tannehill 88 2,911 1,829 62.8 20,434 7.02 75 123 87.0
19. A. Smith 166 4,941 3,082 62.4 34,068 6.89 101 193 87.3
20. C. Keenum 57 1,844 1,144 62.0 12,661 6.87 42 64 84.5
21. R. Fitzpatrick 140 4,285 2,575 60.1 29,357 6.85 148 190 81.1
22. J. Flacco 163 5,670 3,499 61.7 38,245 6.75 136 212 84.1
24. B. Bortles 75 2,632 1,561 59.3 17,646 6.70 75 103 80.6
25. D. Carr 78 2,800 1,759 62.8 18,739 6.69 54 122 88.8
27. C. Henne 68 1,959 1,161 59.3 12,960 6.62 63 58 75.5
30. D. Anderson 78 1,674 909 54.3 10,878 6.50 64 60 70.4