Buffalo Bills Single Season Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards per Attempt

The following are the Buffalo Bills single season passing leaders ranked by passing yards per attempt. Included are player stats for the Buffalo Bills (NFL) from 1970-2020 and the Buffalo Bills (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Jack Kemp is the Buffalo Bills single season leader in yards per pass attempt with 8.5.

Players active with the Buffalo Bills during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 224 pass attempts

      Passing
Player Season Team Att Cmp Pct Yds YPA Int TD Rating
  J. Kemp 1964 Buf 269 119 44.2 2,285 8.49 26 13 50.9
  J. Kelly 1990 Buf 346 219 63.3 2,829 8.18 9 24 101.2
  J. Kelly 1991 Buf 474 304 64.1 3,844 8.11 17 33 97.6
  J. Kelly 1989 Buf 391 228 58.3 3,130 8.01 18 25 86.2
  T. Taylor 2015 Buf 380 242 63.7 3,035 7.99 6 20 99.4
  D. Shaw 1970 Buf 321 178 55.5 2,507 7.81 20 10 65.3
  J. Ferguson 1979 Buf 458 238 52.0 3,572 7.80 15 14 74.4
  D. Flutie 1998 Buf 354 202 57.1 2,711 7.66 11 20 87.4
  J. Kemp 1963 Buf 384 193 50.3 2,910 7.58 20 13 65.1
  J. Ferguson 1975 Buf 321 169 52.6 2,426 7.56 17 25 81.3
  J. Kelly 1986 Buf 480 285 59.4 3,593 7.49 17 22 83.3
  J. Kelly 1992 Buf 462 269 58.2 3,457 7.48 19 23 81.2
  J. Kelly 1988 Buf 452 269 59.5 3,380 7.48 17 15 78.2
  J. Kelly 1996 Buf 379 222 58.6 2,810 7.41 19 14 73.2
  D. Flutie 2000 Buf 231 132 57.1 1,700 7.36 3 8 86.5
  J. Ferguson 1981 Buf 498 252 50.6 3,652 7.33 20 24 74.1
  T. Edwards 2008 Buf 374 245 65.5 2,699 7.22 10 11 85.4
  J. Kelly 1993 Buf 470 288 61.3 3,382 7.20 18 18 79.9
  B. Mathison 1985 Buf 228 113 49.6 1,635 7.17 14 4 53.5
  D. Bledsoe 2002 Buf 610 375 61.5 4,359 7.15 15 24 86.0
  J. Losman 2006 Buf 429 268 62.5 3,051 7.11 14 19 84.9
  J. Kelly 1994 Buf 448 285 63.6 3,114 6.95 17 22 84.6
  R. Johnson 2000 Buf 306 175 57.2 2,125 6.94 7 12 82.2
  T. Taylor 2016 Buf 436 269 61.7 3,023 6.93 6 17 89.7
  J. Ferguson 1974 Buf 232 119 51.3 1,588 6.84 12 12 69.0
  J. Kelly 1995 Buf 458 255 55.7 3,130 6.83 13 22 81.1
  R. Fitzpatrick 2010 Buf 441 255 57.8 3,000 6.80 15 23 81.8
  J. Kemp 1967 Buf 369 161 43.6 2,503 6.78 26 14 50.0
  K. Orton 2014 Buf 447 287 64.2 3,018 6.75 10 18 87.8
  R. Fitzpatrick 2011 Buf 569 353 62.0 3,832 6.74 23 24 79.1
  R. Fitzpatrick 2012 Buf 505 306 60.6 3,400 6.73 16 24 83.3
  J. Allen 2019 Buf 461 271 58.8 3,089 6.70 9 20 85.3
  A. Van Pelt 2001 Buf 307 178 58.0 2,056 6.70 11 12 76.4
  J. Kelly 1987 Buf 419 250 59.7 2,798 6.68 11 19 83.8
  T. Taylor 2017 Buf 420 263 62.6 2,799 6.66 4 14 89.2
  D. Flutie 1999 Buf 478 264 55.2 3,171 6.63 16 19 75.1
  K. Holcomb 2005 Buf 230 155 67.4 1,509 6.56 8 10 85.6
  D. Bledsoe 2004 Buf 450 256 56.9 2,932 6.52 16 20 76.6
  J. Allen 2018 Buf 320 169 52.8 2,074 6.48 12 10 67.9
  J. Ferguson 1978 Buf 330 175 53.0 2,136 6.47 15 16 70.5
  D. Shaw 1972 Buf 258 136 52.7 1,666 6.46 17 14 63.5
  E. Manuel 2013 Buf 306 180 58.8 1,972 6.44 9 11 77.7
  J. Ferguson 1980 Buf 439 251 57.2 2,805 6.39 18 20 74.5
  J. Kemp 1966 Buf 389 166 42.7 2,451 6.30 16 11 56.2
  R. Fitzpatrick 2009 Buf 227 127 55.9 1,422 6.26 10 9 69.7
  D. Shaw 1971 Buf 291 149 51.2 1,813 6.23 26 11 46.1
  J. Ferguson 1977 Buf 457 221 48.4 2,803 6.13 24 12 54.8
  D. Bledsoe 2003 Buf 471 274 58.2 2,860 6.07 12 11 73.0
  T. Edwards 2007 Buf 269 151 56.1 1,630 6.06 8 7 70.4
  J. Kemp 1965 Buf 391 179 45.8 2,368 6.06 18 10 54.8