Los Angeles Chargers Single Season Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards per Attempt

The following are the Los Angeles Chargers single season passing leaders ranked by passing yards per attempt. Included are player stats for the Los Angeles Chargers (NFL) from 2017-2020, the San Diego Chargers (NFL) from 1970-2016, the San Diego Chargers (AFL) from 1961-1969 and the Los Angeles Chargers (AFL) in 1960. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Tobin Rote is the Los Angeles Chargers single season leader in yards per pass attempt with 8.8.

Players active with the Los Angeles Chargers 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
  T. Rote 1963 SD 286 170 59.4 2,510 8.78 17 20 86.7
  P. Rivers 2009 SD 486 317 65.2 4,254 8.75 9 28 104.4
  D. Fouts 1983 SD 340 215 63.2 2,975 8.75 15 20 92.5
  D. Fouts 1982 SD 330 204 61.8 2,883 8.74 11 17 93.3
  P. Rivers 2010 SD 541 357 66.0 4,710 8.71 13 30 101.8
  P. Rivers 2018 LAC 508 347 68.3 4,308 8.48 12 32 105.5
  D. Fouts 1985 SD 430 254 59.1 3,638 8.46 20 27 88.1
  P. Rivers 2008 SD 478 312 65.3 4,009 8.39 11 34 105.5
  P. Rivers 2013 SD 544 378 69.5 4,478 8.23 11 32 105.5
  J. Hadl 1965 SD 348 174 50.0 2,798 8.04 21 20 71.3
  D. Fouts 1980 SD 589 348 59.1 4,715 8.01 24 30 84.7
  P. Rivers 2011 SD 582 366 62.9 4,624 7.95 20 27 88.7
  D. Brees 2004 SD 400 262 65.5 3,159 7.90 7 27 104.8
  J. Hadl 1968 SD 440 208 47.3 3,473 7.89 32 27 64.5
  D. Fouts 1981 SD 609 360 59.1 4,802 7.88 17 33 90.6
  J. Hadl 1967 SD 427 217 50.8 3,365 7.88 22 24 74.5
  J. Hadl 1964 SD 274 147 53.6 2,157 7.87 15 18 78.7
  D. Fouts 1978 SD 381 224 58.8 2,999 7.87 20 24 83.0
  P. Rivers 2017 LAC 575 360 62.6 4,515 7.85 10 28 96.0
  P. Rivers 2019 LAC 591 390 66.0 4,615 7.81 20 23 88.5
  D. Fouts 1979 SD 530 332 62.6 4,082 7.70 24 24 82.6
  J. Hadl 1966 SD 375 200 53.3 2,846 7.59 14 23 83.0
  P. Rivers 2016 SD 578 349 60.4 4,386 7.59 21 33 87.9
  P. Rivers 2014 SD 570 379 66.5 4,286 7.52 18 31 93.8
  J. Kemp 1960 LAC 406 211 52.0 3,018 7.43 25 20 67.1
  S. Humphries 1992 SD 454 263 57.9 3,356 7.39 18 16 76.4
  J. Kemp 1961 SD 364 165 45.3 2,686 7.38 22 15 59.2
  D. Fouts 1984 SD 507 317 62.5 3,740 7.38 17 19 83.4
  P. Rivers 2006 SD 460 284 61.7 3,388 7.37 9 22 92.0
  D. Fouts 1974 SD 237 115 48.5 1,732 7.31 13 8 61.4
  J. Hadl 1970 SD 327 162 49.5 2,388 7.30 15 22 77.1
  P. Rivers 2015 SD 661 437 66.1 4,792 7.25 13 29 93.8
  D. Brees 2005 SD 500 323 64.6 3,576 7.15 15 24 89.2
  J. Hadl 1971 SD 431 233 54.1 3,075 7.13 25 21 68.9
  S. Humphries 1994 SD 453 264 58.3 3,209 7.08 12 17 81.6
  S. Humphries 1995 SD 478 282 59.0 3,381 7.07 14 17 80.4
  D. Fouts 1976 SD 359 208 57.9 2,535 7.06 15 14 75.4
  D. Fouts 1986 SD 430 252 58.6 3,031 7.05 22 16 71.4
  J. Hadl 1969 SD 324 158 48.8 2,253 6.95 11 10 67.8
  D. Fouts 1987 SD 364 206 56.6 2,517 6.92 15 10 70.0
  P. Rivers 2007 SD 460 277 60.2 3,152 6.85 15 21 82.4
  P. Rivers 2012 SD 527 338 64.1 3,606 6.84 15 26 88.6
  J. McMahon 1989 SD 318 176 55.3 2,132 6.70 10 10 73.5
  D. Flutie 2001 SD 521 294 56.4 3,464 6.65 18 15 72.0
  J. Hadl 1972 SD 370 190 51.4 2,449 6.62 26 15 56.7
  S. Humphries 1997 SD 225 121 53.8 1,488 6.61 6 5 70.8
  E. Luther 1983 SD 287 151 52.6 1,875 6.53 17 7 56.6
  S. Humphries 1996 SD 416 232 55.8 2,670 6.42 13 18 76.7
  J. Harbaugh 1999 SD 434 249 57.4 2,761 6.36 14 10 70.6
  B. Tolliver 1990 SD 410 216 52.7 2,574 6.28 16 16 68.9