Denver Broncos Career Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards

The following are the Denver Broncos career passing leaders ranked by passing yards. Included are player stats for the Denver Broncos (NFL) from 1970-2020 and the Denver Broncos (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. John Elway is the Denver Broncos career leader in passing yards with 51,475.

Players active with the Denver Broncos during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Passing
Player Gms Att Cmp Pct Yds Int TD Lg Rating
1. J. Elway 234 7,250 4,123 56.9 51,475 226 300 86 79.9
2. P. Manning 58 2,170 1,443 66.5 17,112 53 140 86t 101.7
3. C. Morton 72 1,594 907 56.9 11,895 65 74 95t 79.1
4. B. Griese 53 1,678 1,044 62.2 11,763 53 71 88 84.1
5. J. Plummer 59 1,596 944 59.1 11,631 47 71 85t 84.3
6. J. Cutler 37 1,220 762 62.5 9,024 37 54 93t 87.1
7. K. Orton 34 1,194 720 60.3 8,434 28 49 87t 85.7
8. F. Tripucka 44 1,277 662 51.8 7,676 85 51 96t 55.9
9. C. Johnson 54 970 517 53.3 7,238 52 52 90t 73.1
10. S. Ramsey 53 919 456 49.6 6,437 58 35 76t 59.0
11. T. Siemian 26 835 495 59.3 5,686 24 30 76t 79.9
12. S. Tensi 41 810 348 43.0 5,153 45 38 79t 56.9
13. C. Keenum 16 586 365 62.3 3,890 15 18 64t 81.2
14. S. DeBerg 33 546 314 57.5 3,819 24 22 54 74.3
15. M. Slaughter 40 584 291 49.8 3,607 38 23 74 55.4
16. B. Osweiler 27 477 283 59.3 3,214 11 16 72t 81.2
17. J. McCormick 38 537 207 38.5 2,791 33 17 90 40.8
18. T. Tebow 23 353 167 47.3 2,383 9 17 56t 75.1
19. J. Lee 18 345 177 51.3 2,303 23 16 82 60.3
20. P. Liske 18 353 173 49.0 2,185 22 16 74 57.9
21. G. Frerotte 15 280 168 60.0 2,084 8 12 44 85.5
22. G. Kubiak 119 298 173 58.1 1,920 16 14 78t 70.6
23. N. Weese 57 251 143 57.0 1,887 14 7 50 66.9
24. J. Flacco 8 262 171 65.3 1,822 5 6 70t 85.1
25. M. Briscoe 11 224 93 41.5 1,589 13 14 66t 62.9
26. S. Beuerlein 13 180 101 56.1 1,314 10 8 52 70.9
27. G. Herring 28 233 102 43.8 1,297 23 5 54 29.3
28. B. Brister 10 160 96 60.0 1,121 6 10 48 86.5
29. M. Choboian 14 163 82 50.3 1,110 12 4 79 49.9
30. H. Millen 8 171 107 62.6 1,090 3 3 76 79.3
31. D. Horn 11 173 89 51.4 1,056 14 3 74 42.4
32. D. Lock 5 156 100 64.1 1,020 3 7 48 89.7
33. M. Robinson 14 162 78 48.1 942 12 2 52 39.7
34. D. Breaux 9 138 70 50.7 935 6 7 71 71.4
35. P. Lynch 5 128 79 61.7 792 4 4 31 76.7
36. G. Shaw 13 110 49 44.5 783 14 4 97t 41.4
37. T. Maddox 29 122 67 54.9 758 9 6 38 59.4
38. K. Karcher 4 114 62 54.4 756 4 6 74t 78.0
39. C. Penrose 18 117 55 47.0 711 12 5 41 41.2
40. J. LeClair 8 99 46 46.5 676 6 2 50 50.7
41. C. Miller 3 81 46 56.8 527 1 2 42 79.6
42. B. Allen 3 84 39 46.4 515 2 3 75t 68.3
43. D. Kanell 5 103 53 51.5 442 5 2 26 49.1
44. M. Herrmann 2 60 32 53.3 421 4 1 39 53.5
45. A. Pastrana 7 75 29 38.7 420 9 1 58t 22.5
46. B. Musgrave 10 64 39 60.9 369 2 0 46 63.9
47. J. Hufnagel 9 61 22 36.1 357 9 1 80t 22.4
48. P. Ramsey 3 51 31 60.8 281 1 1 21 74.1
49. S. Moore 3 34 17 50.0 232 3 0 40 35.4
50. G. Mingo 59 18 6 33.3 200 1 2 52 90.0