Indianapolis Colts Single Season Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards per Attempt

The following are the Indianapolis Colts single season passing leaders ranked by passing yards per attempt. Included are player stats for the Indianapolis Colts (NFL) from 1984-2020, the Baltimore Colts (NFL) from 1953-1983, the Baltimore Colts (NFL) in 1950 and the Baltimore Colts (AAFC) from 1947-1949. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Johnny Unitas is the Indianapolis Colts single season leader in yards per pass attempt with 9.3.

Players active with the Indianapolis Colts 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. Unitas 1964 Bal 305 158 51.8 2,824 9.26 6 19 96.4
  E. Morrall 1968 Bal 317 182 57.4 2,909 9.18 17 26 93.2
  P. Manning 2004 Ind 497 336 67.6 4,557 9.17 10 49 121.1
  B. Jones 1976 Bal 343 207 60.3 3,104 9.05 9 24 102.5
  J. Unitas 1965 Bal 282 164 58.2 2,530 8.97 12 23 97.4
  J. Unitas 1963 Bal 410 237 57.8 3,481 8.49 12 20 89.7
  J. Unitas 1957 Bal 301 172 57.1 2,550 8.47 17 24 88.0
  P. Manning 2005 Ind 453 305 67.3 3,747 8.27 10 28 104.1
  J. Harbaugh 1995 Ind 314 200 63.7 2,575 8.20 5 17 100.7
  J. Unitas 1960 Bal 378 190 50.3 3,099 8.20 24 25 73.7
  J. Unitas 1959 Bal 367 193 52.6 2,899 7.90 14 32 92.0
  J. Unitas 1966 Bal 348 195 56.0 2,748 7.90 24 22 74.0
  P. Manning 2006 Ind 557 362 65.0 4,397 7.89 9 31 101.0
  P. Manning 2009 Ind 571 393 68.8 4,500 7.88 16 33 99.9
  J. Unitas 1967 Bal 436 255 58.5 3,428 7.86 16 20 83.6
  P. Manning 2007 Ind 515 337 65.4 4,040 7.84 14 31 98.0
  A. Luck 2016 Ind 545 346 63.5 4,240 7.78 13 31 96.4
  P. Manning 1999 Ind 533 331 62.1 4,135 7.76 15 26 90.7
  A. Luck 2014 Ind 616 380 61.7 4,761 7.73 16 40 96.5
  P. Manning 2000 Ind 571 357 62.5 4,413 7.73 15 33 94.7
  J. Unitas 1958 Bal 263 136 51.7 2,007 7.63 7 19 90.0
  J. Unitas 1962 Bal 389 222 57.1 2,967 7.63 23 23 76.5
  P. Manning 2001 Ind 547 343 62.7 4,131 7.55 23 26 84.1
  P. Manning 2003 Ind 566 379 67.0 4,267 7.54 10 29 99.0
  B. Jones 1981 Bal 426 244 57.3 3,094 7.26 20 21 76.9
  B. Jones 1975 Bal 344 203 59.0 2,483 7.22 8 18 89.1
  P. Manning 2008 Ind 555 371 66.8 4,002 7.21 12 27 95.0
  A. Luck 2018 Ind 639 430 67.3 4,593 7.19 15 39 98.7
  M. Pagel 1983 Bal 328 163 49.7 2,353 7.17 17 12 64.0
  J. Unitas 1969 Bal 327 178 54.4 2,342 7.16 20 12 64.0
  J. Unitas 1961 Bal 420 229 54.5 2,990 7.12 24 16 66.1
  P. Manning 2002 Ind 591 392 66.3 4,200 7.11 19 27 88.8
  B. Jones 1980 Bal 446 248 55.6 3,134 7.03 21 23 75.3
  A. Luck 2012 Ind 627 339 54.1 4,374 6.98 18 23 76.5
  C. Chandler 1988 Ind 233 129 55.4 1,619 6.95 12 8 67.2
  J. Trudeau 1987 Ind 229 128 55.9 1,587 6.93 6 6 75.4
  P. Manning 2010 Ind 679 450 66.3 4,700 6.92 17 33 91.9
  J. Unitas 1970 Bal 321 166 51.7 2,213 6.89 18 14 65.1
  B. Jones 1977 Bal 393 224 57.0 2,686 6.83 11 17 80.8
  A. Luck 2013 Ind 570 343 60.2 3,822 6.71 9 23 87.0
  G. Shaw 1955 Bal 237 119 50.2 1,586 6.69 19 10 52.5
  J. Harbaugh 1997 Ind 309 189 61.2 2,060 6.67 4 10 86.2
  J. Brissett 2017 Ind 469 276 58.8 3,098 6.61 7 13 81.7
  M. Hasselbeck 2015 Ind 256 156 60.9 1,690 6.60 5 9 84.0
  J. Brissett 2019 Ind 447 272 60.9 2,942 6.58 6 18 88.0
  P. Manning 1998 Ind 575 326 56.7 3,739 6.50 28 26 71.2
  J. Harbaugh 1996 Ind 405 232 57.3 2,630 6.49 11 13 76.3
  J. George 1990 Ind 334 181 54.2 2,152 6.44 13 16 73.8
  A. Luck 2015 Ind 293 162 55.3 1,881 6.42 12 15 74.9
  G. Landry 1979 Bal 457 270 59.1 2,932 6.42 15 15 75.3