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. B. Roethlisberger 213 7,039 4,530 64.4 55,292 7.86 187 357 94.3
2. R. Wilson 109 3,180 2,042 64.2 24,964 7.85 62 190 100.1
3. A. Rodgers 162 5,390 3,495 64.8 42,202 7.83 79 336 103.4
4. P. Rivers 209 6,901 4,455 64.6 53,986 7.82 172 371 96.0
5. D. Brees 263 9,709 6,536 67.3 73,908 7.61 232 519 97.8
6. J. Winston 53 1,814 1,114 61.4 13,790 7.60 56 83 87.3
7. K. Cousins 75 2,620 1,742 66.5 19,904 7.60 64 123 94.6
8. M. Schaub 147 3,281 2,098 63.9 24,887 7.59 90 133 89.1
9. T. Brady 266 9,282 5,942 64.0 69,859 7.53 168 511 97.6
10. M. Ryan 171 6,095 3,984 65.4 45,872 7.53 132 288 94.6
11. M. Mariota 54 1,572 993 63.2 11,806 7.51 42 69 89.5
12. C. Newton 122 3,862 2,305 59.7 28,338 7.34 106 182 86.7
13. A. Luck 83 3,181 1,929 60.6 22,837 7.18 81 166 89.3
14. A. Dalton 120 3,921 2,443 62.3 28,100 7.17 104 188 88.8
15. M. Stafford 138 5,312 3,312 62.3 37,936 7.14 129 234 88.4
16. R. Tannehill 85 2,834 1,785 63.0 20,033 7.07 72 122 87.8
17. E. Manning 229 7,854 4,734 60.3 55,142 7.02 236 357 84.2
18. C. Keenum 54 1,711 1,059 61.9 11,910 6.96 37 61 85.5
19. A. Smith 166 4,941 3,082 62.4 34,068 6.89 101 193 87.3
20. R. Fitzpatrick 140 4,285 2,575 60.1 29,357 6.85 148 190 81.1
21. J. Flacco 163 5,670 3,499 61.7 38,245 6.75 136 212 84.1
22. J. McCown 101 2,628 1,581 60.2 17,707 6.74 82 98 79.7
23. B. Bortles 73 2,598 1,541 59.3 17,500 6.74 74 103 80.9
24. D. Carr 75 2,703 1,695 62.7 18,124 6.71 52 121 89.2
25. M. Sanchez 79 2,320 1,314 56.6 15,357 6.62 89 86 73.2
26. C. Henne 67 1,956 1,159 59.3 12,931 6.61 63 58 75.5
27. S. Bradford 83 2,967 1,855 62.5 19,449 6.56 61 103 84.5
28. M. Cassel 105 2,672 1,573 58.9 17,463 6.54 82 104 78.6
29. D. Anderson 78 1,674 909 54.3 10,878 6.50 64 60 70.4