Cleveland Browns Single Season Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards per Attempt

The following are the Cleveland Browns single season passing leaders ranked by passing yards per attempt. Included are player stats for the Cleveland Browns (NFL) from 1999-2020, the Cleveland Browns (NFL) from 1950-1995 and the Cleveland Browns (AAFC) from 1946-1949. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Otto Graham is the Cleveland Browns single season leader in yards per pass attempt with 10.6.

Players active with the Cleveland Browns 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
  O. Graham 1953 Cle 258 167 64.7 2,722 10.55 9 11 99.7
  M. Plum 1960 Cle 250 151 60.4 2,297 9.19 5 21 110.4
  O. Graham 1954 Cle 240 142 59.2 2,092 8.72 17 11 73.5
  O. Graham 1951 Cle 265 147 55.5 2,205 8.32 16 17 79.2
  B. Nelsen 1968 Cle 293 152 51.9 2,366 8.07 10 19 86.4
  M. Plum 1961 Cle 302 177 58.6 2,416 8.00 10 18 90.3
  F. Ryan 1963 Cle 256 135 52.7 2,026 7.91 13 25 90.4
  V. Testaverde 1993 Cle 230 130 56.5 1,797 7.81 9 14 85.7
  B. Kosar 1987 Cle 389 241 62.0 3,033 7.80 9 22 95.4
  B. Nelsen 1969 Cle 352 190 54.0 2,743 7.79 19 23 78.8
  F. Ryan 1966 Cle 382 200 52.4 2,974 7.79 14 29 88.2
  O. Graham 1952 Cle 364 181 49.7 2,816 7.74 24 20 66.6
  O. Graham 1950 Cle 253 137 54.2 1,943 7.68 20 14 64.7
  B. Mayfield 2018 Cle 486 310 63.8 3,725 7.67 14 27 93.7
  B. Hoyer 2014 Cle 438 242 55.3 3,326 7.59 13 12 76.5
  M. Plum 1959 Cle 266 156 58.6 1,992 7.49 8 14 87.2
  B. Sipe 1980 Cle 554 337 60.8 4,132 7.46 14 30 91.4
  V. Testaverde 1995 Cle 392 241 61.5 2,883 7.36 10 17 87.8
  B. Kosar 1988 Cle 259 156 60.2 1,890 7.30 7 10 84.3
  B. Sipe 1978 Cle 399 222 55.6 2,906 7.28 15 21 80.7
  B. Kosar 1986 Cle 531 310 58.4 3,854 7.26 10 17 83.8
  F. Ryan 1967 Cle 280 136 48.6 2,026 7.24 16 20 72.7
  J. McCown 2015 Cle 292 186 63.7 2,109 7.22 4 12 93.3
  F. Ryan 1965 Cle 243 119 49.0 1,751 7.21 13 18 75.3
  F. Ryan 1964 Cle 334 174 52.1 2,404 7.20 19 25 76.7
  B. Sipe 1983 Cle 496 291 58.7 3,566 7.19 23 26 79.1
  D. Anderson 2007 Cle 527 298 56.5 3,787 7.19 19 29 82.5
  B. Mayfield 2019 Cle 534 317 59.4 3,827 7.17 21 22 78.8
  B. Nelsen 1971 Cle 325 174 53.5 2,319 7.13 23 13 60.3
  B. Sipe 1979 Cle 535 286 53.5 3,793 7.09 26 28 73.4
  B. Kosar 1991 Cle 494 307 62.1 3,487 7.06 9 18 87.8
  P. McDonald 1984 Cle 493 271 55.0 3,472 7.04 23 14 67.3
  T. Dilfer 2005 Cle 333 199 59.8 2,321 6.97 12 11 76.9
  B. Nelsen 1970 Cle 313 159 50.8 2,156 6.89 16 16 68.9
  B. Kosar 1989 Cle 513 303 59.1 3,533 6.89 14 18 80.3
  J. Garcia 2004 Cle 252 144 57.1 1,731 6.87 9 10 76.7
  V. Testaverde 1994 Cle 376 207 55.1 2,575 6.85 18 16 70.7
  B. Sipe 1981 Cle 567 313 55.2 3,876 6.84 25 17 68.2
  B. Sipe 1976 Cle 312 178 57.1 2,113 6.77 14 17 77.3
  T. Couch 2001 Cle 454 272 59.9 3,040 6.70 21 17 73.1
  B. Weeden 2012 Cle 517 297 57.4 3,385 6.55 17 14 72.6
  M. Phipps 1972 Cle 305 144 47.2 1,994 6.54 16 13 61.0
  B. Weeden 2013 Cle 267 141 52.8 1,731 6.48 9 9 70.3
  T. Couch 2002 Cle 443 273 61.6 2,842 6.42 18 18 76.8
  B. Kosar 1985 Cle 248 124 50.0 1,578 6.36 7 8 69.3
  J. Campbell 2013 Cle 317 180 56.8 2,015 6.36 8 11 76.9
  C. Frye 2006 Cle 393 252 64.1 2,454 6.24 17 10 72.0
  T. Couch 1999 Cle 399 223 55.9 2,447 6.13 13 15 73.2
  D. Kizer 2017 Cle 476 255 53.6 2,894 6.08 22 11 60.5
  B. Kosar 1990 Cle 423 230 54.4 2,562 6.06 15 10 65.7