NFL Single Season Leaders - Touchdown Passes

The following is a list of the NFL single season passing leaders ranked by touchdown passes. Statistics are current through the 2018 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

Active players are listed in bold.

      Passing
Player Season Team Att Cmp Pct Yds Int TD Lg Rating
1. P. Manning 2013 Den 659 450 68.3 5,477 10 55 78t 115.1
2. T. Brady 2007 NE 578 398 68.9 4,806 8 50 69t 117.2
3. P. Manning 2004 Ind 497 336 67.6 4,557 10 49 80t 121.1
4. D. Marino 1984 Mia 564 362 64.2 5,084 17 48 80t 108.9
5. D. Brees 2011 NO 657 468 71.2 5,476 14 46 79t 110.6
6. A. Rodgers 2011 GB 502 343 68.3 4,643 6 45 93t 122.5
7. D. Marino 1986 Mia 623 378 60.7 4,746 23 44 85t 92.5
8. D. Brees 2012 NO 670 422 63.0 5,177 19 43 80t 96.3
9. M. Stafford 2011 Det 663 421 63.5 5,038 16 41 73t 97.2
  K. Warner 1999 Stl 499 325 65.1 4,353 13 41 75t 109.2
11. A. Luck 2014 Ind 616 380 61.7 4,761 16 40 80 96.5
  A. Rodgers 2016 GB 610 401 65.7 4,428 7 40 66t 104.2
13. T. Brady 2011 NE 611 401 65.6 5,235 12 39 99t 105.6
  D. Brees 2013 NO 650 446 68.6 5,162 12 39 76t 104.7
  D. Culpepper 2004 Min 548 379 69.2 4,717 11 39 82t 110.9
  B. Favre 1996 GB 543 325 59.9 3,899 13 39 80t 95.8
  P. Manning 2014 Den 597 395 66.2 4,727 15 39 86t 101.5
  A. Rodgers 2012 GB 552 371 67.2 4,295 8 39 73 108.0
19. B. Favre 1995 GB 570 359 63.0 4,413 13 38 99t 99.5
  A. Rodgers 2014 GB 520 341 65.6 4,381 5 38 80t 112.2
  M. Ryan 2016 Atl 534 373 69.9 4,944 7 38 76t 117.1
22. D. Brees 2016 NO 673 471 70.0 5,208 15 37 98t 101.7
  P. Manning 2012 Den 583 400 68.6 4,659 11 37 71t 105.8
24. S. Beuerlein 1999 Car 571 343 60.1 4,436 15 36 88t 94.6
  G. Blanda 1961 Hou 362 187 51.7 3,330 22 36 80t 91.3
  T. Brady 2015 NE 624 402 64.4 4,770 7 36 76t 102.2
  T. Brady 2010 NE 492 324 65.9 3,900 4 36 79t 111.0
  T. Romo 2007 Dal 520 335 64.4 4,211 19 36 59t 97.4
  Y. Tittle 1963 NYG 367 221 60.2 3,145 14 36 70t 104.8
  K. Warner 2001 Stl 546 375 68.7 4,830 22 36 65t 101.4
  S. Young 1998 SF 517 322 62.3 4,170 12 36 81t 101.1
32. B. Bortles 2015 Jax 606 355 58.6 4,428 18 35 90t 88.2
  B. Favre 1997 GB 513 304 59.3 3,867 16 35 74 92.6
  E. Manning 2015 NYG 618 387 62.6 4,432 14 35 87t 93.6
  C. Newton 2015 Car 495 296 59.8 3,837 10 35 74t 99.4
  C. Palmer 2015 Ari 537 342 63.7 4,671 11 35 68 104.6
  S. Young 1994 SF 461 324 70.3 3,969 10 35 69t 112.8
38. T. Brady 2012 NE 637 401 63.0 4,827 8 34 83t 98.7
  D. Brees 2009 NO 514 363 70.6 4,388 11 34 75t 109.6
  D. Brees 2008 NO 635 413 65.0 5,069 17 34 84t 96.2
  R. Cunningham 1998 Min 425 259 60.9 3,704 10 34 67t 106.0
  D. Lamonica 1969 Oak 426 221 51.9 3,302 25 34 80t 79.8
  P. Rivers 2008 SD 478 312 65.3 4,009 11 34 67 105.5
  T. Romo 2014 Dal 435 304 69.9 3,705 9 34 68t 113.2
  R. Wilson 2017 Sea 553 339 61.3 3,983 11 34 74t 95.4
  R. Wilson 2015 Sea 483 329 68.1 4,024 8 34 80t 110.1
47. T. Brady 2014 NE 582 373 64.1 4,109 9 33 69t 97.4
  D. Brees 2014 NO 659 456 69.2 4,952 17 33 69t 97.0
  D. Brees 2010 NO 658 448 68.1 4,620 22 33 80t 90.9
  D. Culpepper 2000 Min 474 297 62.7 3,937 16 33 78t 98.0
  A. Dalton 2013 Cin 586 363 61.9 4,293 20 33 82t 88.8
  B. Favre 2009 Min 531 363 68.4 4,202 7 33 63 107.2
  B. Favre 1994 GB 582 363 62.4 3,882 14 33 49 90.7
  D. Fouts 1981 SD 609 360 59.1 4,802 17 33 67t 90.6
  J. Kelly 1991 Buf 474 304 64.1 3,844 17 33 77t 97.6
  P. Manning 2010 Ind 679 450 66.3 4,700 17 33 73t 91.9
  P. Manning 2009 Ind 571 393 68.8 4,500 16 33 80t 99.9
  P. Manning 2000 Ind 571 357 62.5 4,413 15 33 78t 94.7
  W. Moon 1990 Hou 584 362 62.0 4,689 13 33 87t 96.8
  W. Moon 1995 Min 606 377 62.2 4,228 14 33 85t 91.5
  P. Rivers 2016 SD 578 349 60.4 4,386 21 33 59 87.9
  V. Testaverde 1996 Bal 549 325 59.2 4,177 19 33 86t 88.7
  Y. Tittle 1962 NYG 375 200 53.3 3,224 20 33 69t 89.5
  C. Wentz 2017 Phi 440 265 60.2 3,296 7 33 72t 101.9