Kansas City Chiefs Single Season Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards per Attempt

The following are the Kansas City Chiefs single season passing leaders ranked by passing yards per attempt. Included are player stats for the Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) from 1970-2020, the Kansas City Chiefs (AFL) from 1963-1969 and the Dallas Texans (AFL) from 1960-1962. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Len Dawson is the Kansas City Chiefs single season leader in yards per pass attempt with 9.4.

Players active with the Kansas City Chiefs 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
  L. Dawson 1968 KC 224 131 58.5 2,109 9.41 9 17 98.6
  L. Dawson 1962 DalT 310 189 61.0 2,759 8.90 17 29 98.3
  L. Dawson 1966 KC 284 159 56.0 2,527 8.90 10 26 101.7
  P. Mahomes 2018 KC 580 383 66.0 5,097 8.79 12 50 113.8
  P. Mahomes 2019 KC 484 319 65.9 4,031 8.33 5 26 105.3
  L. Dawson 1971 KC 301 167 55.5 2,504 8.32 13 15 81.6
  T. Green 2004 KC 556 369 66.4 4,591 8.26 17 27 95.2
  L. Dawson 1964 KC 354 199 56.2 2,879 8.13 18 30 89.9
  A. Smith 2017 KC 505 341 67.5 4,042 8.00 5 26 104.7
  M. Livingston 1976 KC 338 189 55.9 2,682 7.93 13 12 77.6
  T. Green 2005 KC 507 317 62.5 4,014 7.92 10 17 90.1
  T. Green 2002 KC 470 287 61.1 3,690 7.85 13 26 92.6
  S. DeBerg 1989 KC 324 196 60.5 2,529 7.81 16 11 75.8
  S. DeBerg 1990 KC 444 258 58.1 3,444 7.76 4 23 96.3
  T. Green 2003 KC 523 330 63.1 4,039 7.72 12 24 92.6
  B. Kenney 1987 KC 273 154 56.4 2,107 7.72 9 15 85.8
  D. Huard 2006 KC 244 148 60.7 1,878 7.70 1 11 98.0
  E. Grbac 2000 KC 547 326 59.6 4,169 7.62 14 28 89.9
  D. Krieg 1992 KC 413 230 55.7 3,115 7.54 12 15 79.9
  B. Kenney 1985 KC 338 181 53.6 2,536 7.50 9 17 83.6
  B. Kenney 1984 KC 282 151 53.5 2,098 7.44 10 15 80.7
  L. Dawson 1967 KC 357 206 57.7 2,651 7.43 17 24 83.7
  A. Smith 2015 KC 470 307 65.3 3,486 7.42 7 20 95.4
  L. Dawson 1965 KC 305 163 53.4 2,262 7.42 14 21 81.3
  C. Davidson 1961 DalT 330 151 45.8 2,445 7.41 23 17 59.2
  B. Kenney 1981 KC 274 147 53.6 1,983 7.24 16 9 63.6
  T. Green 2001 KC 523 296 56.6 3,783 7.23 24 17 71.1
  B. Kenney 1983 KC 603 346 57.4 4,348 7.21 18 24 80.8
  J. Montana 1993 KC 298 181 60.7 2,144 7.20 7 13 87.4
  A. Smith 2016 KC 489 328 67.1 3,502 7.16 8 15 91.2
  L. Dawson 1970 KC 262 141 53.8 1,876 7.16 14 13 71.0
  S. DeBerg 1988 KC 414 224 54.1 2,935 7.09 16 16 73.5
  A. Smith 2014 KC 464 303 65.3 3,265 7.04 6 18 93.4
  S. Fuller 1980 KC 320 193 60.3 2,250 7.03 12 10 76.4
  M. Cassel 2010 KC 450 262 58.2 3,116 6.92 7 27 93.0
  S. DeBerg 1991 KC 434 256 59.0 2,965 6.83 14 17 79.3
  D. Huard 2007 KC 332 206 62.0 2,257 6.80 13 11 76.8
  E. Grbac 1999 KC 499 294 58.9 3,389 6.79 15 22 81.7
  L. Dawson 1963 KC 352 190 54.0 2,389 6.79 19 26 77.5
  L. Dawson 1974 KC 235 138 58.7 1,573 6.69 13 7 65.8
  J. Montana 1994 KC 493 299 60.6 3,283 6.66 9 16 83.6
  C. Davidson 1960 DalT 379 179 47.2 2,474 6.53 16 15 64.2
  A. Smith 2013 KC 508 308 60.6 3,313 6.52 7 23 89.1
  R. Gannon 1998 KC 354 206 58.2 2,305 6.51 6 10 80.1
  M. Cassel 2012 KC 277 161 58.1 1,796 6.48 12 6 66.7
  M. Livingston 1977 KC 282 143 50.7 1,823 6.46 15 9 59.8
  M. Cassel 2011 KC 269 160 59.5 1,713 6.37 9 10 76.6
  B. Kenney 1986 KC 308 161 52.3 1,922 6.24 11 13 70.8
  T. Thigpen 2008 KC 420 230 54.8 2,608 6.21 12 18 76.0
  E. Grbac 1997 KC 314 179 57.0 1,943 6.19 6 11 79.1