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 125 3,680 2,375 64.5 29,046 7.89 68 222 101.2
2. P. Rivers 225 7,467 4,822 64.6 58,404 7.82 193 394 95.3
3. B. Roethlisberger 218 7,230 4,651 64.3 56,545 7.82 191 363 94.0
4. A. Rodgers 178 5,933 3,844 64.8 46,204 7.79 82 361 103.0
5. J. Winston 69 2,434 1,497 61.5 18,743 7.70 81 114 87.2
6. J. Goff 51 1,727 1,077 62.4 13,293 7.70 40 80 91.9
7. K. Cousins 91 3,090 2,069 67.0 23,778 7.70 69 153 97.1
8. D. Brees 272 10,063 6,792 67.5 76,577 7.61 237 537 98.0
9. D. Prescott 61 1,971 1,300 66.0 14,998 7.61 36 91 96.5
10. M. Schaub 154 3,348 2,148 64.2 25,467 7.61 91 136 89.5
11. M. Ryan 186 6,682 4,373 65.4 50,279 7.52 145 317 94.7
12. M. Mariota 62 1,764 1,109 62.9 13,183 7.47 44 76 89.6
13. T. Brady 282 9,897 6,320 63.9 73,951 7.47 178 536 97.0
14. C. Newton 125 3,980 2,371 59.6 29,041 7.30 108 182 86.1
15. M. Stafford 149 5,696 3,559 62.5 41,025 7.20 134 256 89.3
16. R. Tannehill 97 3,114 1,978 63.5 22,427 7.20 80 138 89.1
17. A. Luck 86 3,290 2,000 60.8 23,671 7.19 83 171 89.5
18. A. Dalton 130 4,334 2,691 62.1 30,857 7.12 113 198 87.9
19. E. Manning 235 8,091 4,875 60.3 56,740 7.01 241 364 84.1
20. N. Foles 58 1,698 1,051 61.9 11,901 7.01 35 71 88.2
21. A. Smith 166 4,941 3,082 62.4 34,068 6.89 101 193 87.3
22. C. Wentz 53 1,932 1,227 63.5 13,317 6.89 35 92 92.1
23. C. Keenum 65 2,032 1,270 62.5 14,004 6.89 46 73 85.4
24. R. Fitzpatrick 152 4,653 2,804 60.3 31,868 6.85 160 203 81.1
25. D. Carr 91 3,201 2,043 63.8 21,845 6.82 62 140 90.2
26. J. Flacco 171 5,932 3,670 61.9 40,067 6.75 141 218 84.1
27. J. McCown 104 2,633 1,584 60.2 17,731 6.73 82 98 79.7
28. B. Bortles 78 2,634 1,562 59.3 17,649 6.70 75 103 80.6
29. 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