Arizona Cardinals Single Season Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards

The following are the Arizona Cardinals single season passing leaders ranked by passing yards. Included are player stats for the Arizona Cardinals (NFL) from 1994-2020, the Phoenix Cardinals (NFL) from 1988-1993, the St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) from 1960-1987, the Chicago Cardinals (NFL) from 1945-1959, the Chicago Cardinals (NFL) from 1922-1943 and the Chicago Cardinals (APFA) from 1920-1921. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Carson Palmer is the Arizona Cardinals single season leader in passing yards with 4,671.

Players active with the Arizona Cardinals during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Passing
Player Season Team Att Cmp Pct Yds Int TD Lg Rating
  C. Palmer 2015 Ari 537 342 63.7 4,671 11 35 68 104.6
  N. Lomax 1984 Stl 560 345 61.6 4,614 16 28 83t 92.5
  K. Warner 2008 Ari 598 401 67.1 4,583 14 30 79t 96.9
  C. Palmer 2013 Ari 572 362 63.3 4,274 22 24 91t 83.9
  C. Palmer 2016 Ari 597 364 61.0 4,233 14 26 80t 87.2
  K. Warner 2009 Ari 513 339 66.1 3,753 14 26 45 93.2
  J. Plummer 1998 Ari 547 324 59.2 3,737 20 17 57 75.0
  K. Murray 2019 Ari 542 349 64.4 3,722 12 20 88t 87.4
  J. Plummer 2001 Ari 525 304 57.9 3,653 14 18 68t 79.6
  D. Krieg 1995 Ari 521 304 58.3 3,554 21 16 48 72.6
  K. Warner 2007 Ari 451 281 62.3 3,417 17 27 62 89.8
  N. Lomax 1988 Pho 443 255 57.6 3,395 11 20 93t 86.7
  N. Lomax 1987 Stl 463 275 59.4 3,387 12 24 57 88.5
  C. Johnson 1963 Stl 423 222 52.5 3,280 21 28 78t 79.5
  N. Lomax 1985 Stl 471 265 56.3 3,214 12 18 47 79.5
  S. Beuerlein 1993 Pho 418 258 61.7 3,164 17 18 65t 82.5
  J. Hart 1978 Stl 477 240 50.3 3,121 18 16 74 66.7
  T. Rosenbach 1990 Pho 437 237 54.2 3,098 17 16 68t 72.8
  C. Johnson 1964 Stl 420 223 53.1 3,045 24 21 78t 69.4
  J. Hart 1967 Stl 397 192 48.4 3,008 30 19 76t 58.4
  J. Plummer 2002 Ari 530 284 53.6 2,972 20 18 80t 65.7
  J. Hart 1976 Stl 388 218 56.2 2,946 13 18 77t 82.0
  J. Hart 1980 Stl 425 228 53.6 2,946 20 16 69t 68.6
  J. Plummer 2000 Ari 475 270 56.8 2,946 21 13 70t 66.0
  C. Chandler 1992 Pho 413 245 59.3 2,832 15 15 72t 77.1
  K. Warner 2005 Ari 375 242 64.5 2,713 9 11 63 85.8
  N. Lomax 1983 Stl 354 209 59.0 2,636 11 24 71t 92.0
  G. Hogeboom 1989 Pho 364 204 56.0 2,591 19 14 59t 69.5
  N. Lomax 1986 Stl 421 240 57.0 2,583 12 13 48t 73.6
  J. Hart 1970 Stl 373 171 45.8 2,575 18 14 79 61.5
  M. Leinart 2006 Ari 377 214 56.8 2,547 12 11 58 74.0
  J. Hart 1977 Stl 355 186 52.4 2,542 20 13 69t 64.3
  J. McCown 2004 Ari 408 233 57.1 2,511 10 11 48 74.1
  J. Hart 1975 Stl 345 182 52.8 2,507 19 19 80t 71.7
  C. Johnson 1962 Stl 308 150 48.7 2,440 20 16 86t 65.9
  C. Johnson 1965 Stl 322 155 48.1 2,439 15 18 78t 73.0
  J. Hart 1974 Stl 388 200 51.5 2,411 8 20 80t 79.5
  B. Esiason 1996 Ari 339 190 56.0 2,293 14 11 64t 70.6
  J. Rosen 2018 Ari 393 217 55.2 2,278 14 11 75t 66.7
  J. Blake 2003 Ari 367 208 56.7 2,247 15 13 71t 69.6
  J. Hart 1973 Stl 320 178 55.6 2,223 10 15 69t 80.0
  J. Hart 1979 Stl 378 194 51.3 2,218 20 9 51t 55.2
  J. Plummer 1997 Ari 296 157 53.0 2,203 15 15 70t 73.1
  P. Christman 1947 ChiC 301 138 45.8 2,191 22 17 80 59.0
  J. Plummer 1999 Ari 381 201 52.8 2,111 24 9 63 50.8
  D. Anderson 2010 Ari 327 169 51.7 2,065 10 7 43 65.9
  J. Hart 1968 Stl 316 140 44.3 2,059 18 15 80t 58.2
  T. Tupa 1991 Pho 315 165 52.4 2,053 13 6 62t 62.0
  C. Palmer 2017 Ari 267 164 61.4 1,978 7 9 46 84.4
  K. Kolb 2011 Ari 253 146 57.7 1,955 8 9 73t 81.1