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 2020 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. P. Mahomes 46 1,687 1,114 66.0 14,152 8.39 24 114 108.7
2. D. Watson 54 1,748 1,186 67.8 14,539 8.32 36 104 104.5
3. R. Wilson 144 4,335 2,820 65.1 33,946 7.83 81 267 101.7
5. A. Rodgers 197 6,587 4,285 65.1 51,245 7.78 89 412 103.9
6. K. Cousins 109 3,662 2,453 67.0 28,372 7.75 84 190 97.9
7. J. Winston 76 2,559 1,570 61.4 19,812 7.74 88 121 86.9
8. B. Roethlisberger 233 7,838 5,050 64.4 60,348 7.70 201 396 94.0
9. D. Prescott 69 2,293 1,514 66.0 17,634 7.69 40 106 97.3
10. D. Brees 287 10,551 7,142 67.7 80,358 7.62 243 571 98.7
12. J. Goff 69 2,421 1,536 63.4 18,171 7.51 55 107 91.5
13. M. Ryan 205 7,443 4,867 65.4 55,767 7.49 158 347 94.5
14. M. Mariota 64 1,793 1,127 62.9 13,433 7.49 45 77 89.5
15. T. Brady 301 10,598 6,778 64.0 79,204 7.47 191 581 97.3
16. B. Mayfield 46 1,506 932 61.9 11,115 7.38 43 75 89.1
17. R. Tannehill 116 3,678 2,345 63.8 26,995 7.34 88 178 92.0
18. C. Newton 140 4,348 2,613 60.1 31,698 7.29 118 190 85.8
19. T. Bridgewater 59 1,562 1,038 66.5 11,385 7.29 36 53 89.5
20. M. Stafford 165 6,224 3,898 62.6 45,109 7.25 144 282 89.9
21. A. Dalton 144 4,782 2,973 62.2 33,764 7.06 126 218 87.5
22. D. Carr 110 3,830 2,468 64.4 26,896 7.02 71 170 92.1
24. R. Fitzpatrick 164 5,054 3,069 60.7 34,977 6.92 169 223 82.3
26. C. Keenum 69 2,101 1,309 62.3 14,414 6.86 47 75 85.2
27. N. Foles 67 2,010 1,253 62.3 13,753 6.84 43 81 87.1
28. J. Flacco 176 6,066 3,744 61.7 40,931 6.75 144 224 84.0
29. C. Wentz 68 2,492 1,562 62.7 16,811 6.75 50 113 89.2
31. M. Trubisky 51 1,577 1,010 64.0 10,609 6.73 37 64 87.2
33. C. Henne 71 1,997 1,189 59.5 13,208 6.61 63 60 76.1