Cincinnati Bengals Career Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards

The following are the Cincinnati Bengals career passing leaders ranked by passing yards. Included are player stats for the Cincinnati Bengals (NFL) from 1970-2019 and the Cincinnati Bengals (AFL) from 1968-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Ken Anderson is the Cincinnati Bengals career leader in passing yards with 32,838.

Players active with the Cincinnati Bengals during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Passing
Player Gms Att Cmp Pct Yds Int TD Lg Rating
1. K. Anderson 192 4,475 2,654 59.3 32,838 160 197 94t 81.9
2. A. Dalton 133 4,449 2,757 62.0 31,594 118 204 86t 87.5
3. B. Esiason 134 3,564 2,015 56.5 27,149 131 187 86t 83.1
4. C. Palmer 97 3,217 2,024 62.9 22,694 100 154 78t 86.9
5. J. Blake 75 2,221 1,240 55.8 15,134 62 93 88t 79.3
6. J. Kitna 53 1,707 1,009 59.1 10,707 59 59 82t 74.6
7. D. Klingler 31 687 375 54.6 3,880 21 16 83t 66.1
8. V. Carter 33 582 328 56.4 3,850 20 22 90t 74.9
9. T. Schonert 64 350 216 61.7 2,756 12 7 71 78.7
10. N. O'Donnell 13 343 212 61.8 2,216 4 15 76t 90.2
11. A. Smith 22 461 215 46.6 2,212 13 5 46 52.8
12. J. Thompson 32 370 175 47.3 2,072 19 13 59t 55.1
13. R. Fitzpatrick 14 372 221 59.4 1,905 9 8 79 70.0
14. G. Cook 12 200 107 53.5 1,865 11 15 78t 87.6
15. S. Wyche 24 220 115 52.3 1,743 8 12 80t 81.7
16. J. Reaves 28 276 131 47.5 1,546 17 7 51t 47.8
17. S. Mitchell 9 199 93 46.7 1,004 11 3 38 44.0
18. J. Driskel 9 176 105 59.7 1,003 2 6 37 82.2
19. A. McCarron 11 133 86 64.7 920 2 6 66t 93.6
20. E. Wilhelm 22 136 77 56.6 912 6 5 46t 71.1
21. J. Stofa 10 177 85 48.0 896 5 5 60 60.8
22. J. Schroeder 9 159 78 49.1 832 2 5 37 70.0
23. D. Hollas 20 115 67 58.3 645 5 3 24t 64.6
24. D. Warren 7 80 47 58.8 506 4 1 45t 60.7
25. R. Finley 3 87 41 47.1 474 2 2 47 62.1
26. G. Frerotte 4 85 44 51.8 437 5 1 51 46.1
27. P. Justin 5 63 34 54.0 426 3 1 41 60.7
28. M. Sanu 57 5 5 100.0 177 0 2 73t 158.3
29. B. Gradkowski 4 29 13 44.8 174 1 1 44 61.6
30. E. Kresser 2 21 10 47.6 164 2 1 37 50.6
31. D. Walter 3 21 10 47.6 113 0 0 35 64.2
32. W. Clark 14 22 9 40.9 98 3 0 19 15.2
33. P. McInally 149 4 3 75.0 81 0 0 43 116.7
34. J. Campbell 4 19 11 57.9 74 0 0 38 66.6
35. J. Palmer 4 15 10 66.7 59 2 0 13 34.4
36. D. Lewis 56 14 6 42.9 57 0 0 18 54.8
37. D. Scott 109 1 1 100.0 53 0 0 53 118.8
38. J. O'Sullivan 3 11 4 36.4 40 0 0 16 47.5
39. A. Griffin 98 4 3 75.0 39 0 2 18t 144.8
40. S. Fritts 26 4 2 50.0 31 0 0 16 76.0
  A. Wright 4 3 3 100.0 31 0 0 22 109.7
42. D. Gaynor 1 3 3 100.0 30 0 0 16 108.3
43. A. Erickson 64 1 1 100.0 26 0 0 26 118.8
44. B. Bennett 1 6 2 33.3 25 1 0 18 7.6
45. F. Willis 19 3 2 66.7 24 0 0 16 91.0
46. S. Covington 3 5 4 80.0 23 0 0 8 85.8
47. D. Green 28 3 1 33.3 22 0 0 22 60.4
48. L. Johnson 169 5 4 80.0 19 0 2 7t 122.1
49. C. Pickens 120 3 2 66.7 18 0 0 12 82.6
50. L. Elliott 66 1 1 100.0 17 0 0 17 118.8