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 2017 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. A. Rodgers 149 4,895 3,188 65.1 38,502 7.87 78 313 103.8
2. B. Roethlisberger 200 6,493 4,164 64.1 51,065 7.86 174 329 94.0
3. R. Wilson 96 2,834 1,815 64.0 22,176 7.83 56 161 98.8
4. P. Rivers 196 6,492 4,171 64.2 50,348 7.76 166 342 94.8
5. K. Cousins 62 2,096 1,372 65.5 16,206 7.73 55 99 93.7
6. M. Schaub 145 3,274 2,093 63.9 24,867 7.60 90 133 89.1
7. D. Brees 250 9,294 6,222 66.9 70,445 7.58 228 488 96.7
8. J. Winston 45 1,544 939 60.8 11,636 7.54 44 69 87.2
9. T. Brady 253 8,805 5,629 63.9 66,159 7.51 160 488 97.6
10. M. Ryan 158 5,593 3,630 64.9 41,796 7.47 126 260 93.4
11. C. Newton 109 3,420 2,001 58.5 25,074 7.33 94 158 85.3
12. A. Luck 70 2,651 1,570 59.2 19,078 7.20 68 132 87.3
13. A. Dalton 109 3,556 2,217 62.3 25,534 7.18 93 167 88.7
14. M. Stafford 125 4,850 3,005 62.0 34,749 7.16 118 216 88.3
15. R. Tannehill 77 2,637 1,653 62.7 18,455 7.00 66 106 86.5
16. E. Manning 216 7,396 4,424 59.8 51,682 6.99 228 339 83.5
17. A. Smith 156 4,613 2,877 62.4 31,888 6.91 96 183 87.4
18. J. McCown 97 2,518 1,521 60.4 17,168 6.82 78 97 80.8
19. J. Flacco 154 5,291 3,267 61.7 35,780 6.76 130 200 84.1
20. B. Bortles 62 2,229 1,318 59.1 14,928 6.70 64 90 80.8
21. R. Fitzpatrick 132 4,039 2,411 59.7 26,991 6.68 136 173 79.9
22. C. Henne 67 1,956 1,159 59.3 12,931 6.61 63 58 75.5
23. S. Bradford 80 2,887 1,805 62.5 19,049 6.60 57 101 85.1
24. D. Carr 62 2,247 1,378 61.3 14,690 6.54 44 103 87.5