Detroit Lions Career Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passer Rating

The following are the Detroit Lions career passing leaders ranked by passer rating. Included are player stats for the Detroit Lions (NFL) from 1934-2020 and the Portsmouth Spartans (NFL) from 1930-1933. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Matthew Stafford is the Detroit Lions career leader in passer rating with 89.3.

Players active with the Detroit Lions during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 1500 pass attempts

      Passing
Player Gms Att Cmp Pct Yds Int TD Lg Rating
1. M. Stafford 149 5,696 3,559 62.5 41,025 134 256 87 89.3
2. S. Mitchell 57 1,850 1,049 56.7 12,647 57 79 91t 79.2
3. G. Danielson 85 1,684 952 56.5 11,885 71 69 87t 74.7
4. G. Landry 102 1,747 957 54.8 12,451 81 80 84t 73.4
5. E. Hipple 102 1,546 830 53.7 10,711 70 55 94t 68.7
6. J. Harrington 58 1,802 986 54.7 10,242 62 60 86 68.1
7. B. Layne 97 2,193 1,074 49.0 15,710 142 118 97 63.7