NFL Single Season Leaders - Passer Rating

The following is a list of the NFL single season passing leaders ranked by passer rating. Statistics are current through the 2020 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

Active players are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 224 pass attempts

      Passing
Player Season Team Att Cmp Pct Yds Int TD Lg Rating
1. A. Rodgers 2011 GB 502 343 68.3 4,643 6 45 93t 122.5
2. A. Rodgers 2020 GB 526 372 70.7 4,299 5 48 78t 121.5
3. P. Manning 2004 Ind 497 336 67.6 4,557 10 49 80t 121.1
4. N. Foles 2013 Phi 317 203 64.0 2,891 2 27 63t 119.2
5. R. Tannehill 2019 Ten 286 201 70.3 2,742 6 22 91t 117.5
6. T. Brady 2007 NE 578 398 68.9 4,806 8 50 69t 117.2
7. M. Ryan 2016 Atl 534 373 69.9 4,944 7 38 76t 117.1
8. D. Brees 2019 NO 378 281 74.3 2,979 4 27 61t 116.3
9. D. Brees 2018 NO 489 364 74.4 3,992 5 32 72t 115.7
10. P. Manning 2013 Den 659 450 68.3 5,477 10 55 78t 115.1
11. P. Mahomes 2018 KC 580 383 66.0 5,097 12 50 89t 113.8
12. L. Jackson 2019 Bal 401 265 66.1 3,127 6 36 83t 113.3
13. T. Romo 2014 Dal 435 304 69.9 3,705 9 34 68t 113.2
14. S. Young 1994 SF 461 324 70.3 3,969 10 35 69t 112.8
15. J. Montana 1989 SF 386 271 70.2 3,521 8 26 95t 112.4
  D. Watson 2020 Hou 544 382 70.2 4,823 7 33 77t 112.4
17. T. Brady 2016 NE 432 291 67.4 3,554 2 28 79t 112.2
  A. Rodgers 2014 GB 520 341 65.6 4,381 5 38 80t 112.2
19. T. Brady 2010 NE 492 324 65.9 3,900 4 36 79t 111.0
20. D. Culpepper 2004 Min 548 379 69.2 4,717 11 39 82t 110.9
  R. Wilson 2018 Sea 427 280 65.6 3,448 7 35 66 110.9
22. D. Brees 2011 NO 657 468 71.2 5,476 14 46 79t 110.6
23. M. Plum 1960 Cle 250 151 60.4 2,297 5 21 86t 110.4
24. R. Wilson 2015 Sea 483 329 68.1 4,024 8 34 80t 110.1
25. D. Brees 2009 NO 514 363 70.6 4,388 11 34 75t 109.6
26. K. Warner 1999 Stl 499 325 65.1 4,353 13 41 75t 109.2
27. J. McCown 2013 Chi 224 149 66.5 1,829 1 13 80t 109.0
28. D. Marino 1984 Mia 564 362 64.2 5,084 17 48 80t 108.9
29. P. Mahomes 2020 KC 588 390 66.3 4,740 6 38 75t 108.2
30. M. Ryan 2018 Atl 608 422 69.4 4,924 7 35 75t 108.1
31. A. Rodgers 2012 GB 552 371 67.2 4,295 8 39 73 108.0
32. K. Cousins 2019 Min 444 307 69.1 3,603 6 26 66 107.4
33. J. Allen 2020 Buf 572 396 69.2 4,544 10 37 55 107.2
  B. Favre 2009 Min 531 363 68.4 4,202 7 33 63 107.2
35. S. Young 1992 SF 402 268 66.7 3,465 7 25 80t 107.0
36. R. Tannehill 2020 Ten 481 315 65.5 3,819 7 33 75t 106.5
37. D. Brees 2020 NO 390 275 70.5 2,942 6 24 52t 106.4
38. R. Wilson 2019 Sea 516 341 66.1 4,110 5 31 60t 106.3
39. A. Dalton 2015 Cin 386 255 66.1 3,250 7 25 80t 106.2
40. R. Cunningham 1998 Min 425 259 60.9 3,704 10 34 67t 106.0
  M. Stafford 2019 Det 291 187 64.3 2,499 5 19 66 106.0
42. P. Manning 2012 Den 583 400 68.6 4,659 11 37 71t 105.8
43. T. Brady 2011 NE 611 401 65.6 5,235 12 39 99t 105.6
44. P. Rivers 2013 SD 544 378 69.5 4,478 11 32 60t 105.5
  P. Rivers 2018 LAC 508 347 68.3 4,308 12 32 75t 105.5
  P. Rivers 2008 SD 478 312 65.3 4,009 11 34 67 105.5
47. P. Mahomes 2019 KC 484 319 65.9 4,031 5 26 83t 105.3
48. R. Wilson 2020 Sea 558 384 68.8 4,212 13 40 62 105.1
49. K. Cousins 2020 Min 516 349 67.6 4,265 13 35 71t 105.0
  B. Starr 1966 GB 251 156 62.2 2,257 3 14 83t 105.0