Miami Dolphins Single Season Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards per Attempt

The following are the Miami Dolphins single season passing leaders ranked by passing yards per attempt. Included are player stats for the Miami Dolphins (NFL) from 1970-2020 and the Miami Dolphins (AFL) from 1966-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Dan Marino is the Miami Dolphins single season leader in yards per pass attempt with 9.0.

Players active with the Miami Dolphins 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
  D. Marino 1984 Mia 564 362 64.2 5,084 9.01 17 48 108.9
  B. Griese 1970 Mia 245 142 58.0 2,019 8.24 17 12 72.1
  B. Griese 1971 Mia 263 145 55.1 2,089 7.94 9 19 90.9
  B. Griese 1974 Mia 253 152 60.1 1,968 7.78 15 16 80.9
  B. Griese 1976 Mia 272 162 59.6 2,097 7.71 12 11 78.9
  R. Tannehill 2016 Mia 389 261 67.1 2,995 7.70 12 19 93.5
  C. Pennington 2008 Mia 476 321 67.4 3,653 7.67 7 19 97.4
  B. Griese 1978 Mia 235 148 63.0 1,791 7.62 11 11 82.4
  D. Marino 1986 Mia 623 378 60.7 4,746 7.62 23 44 92.5
  D. Marino 1995 Mia 482 309 64.1 3,668 7.61 15 24 90.8
  S. Mitchell 1993 Mia 233 133 57.1 1,773 7.61 8 12 84.2
  D. Marino 1996 Mia 373 221 59.2 2,795 7.49 9 17 87.8
  D. Marino 1983 Mia 296 173 58.4 2,210 7.47 6 20 96.0
  D. Marino 1992 Mia 554 330 59.6 4,116 7.43 16 24 85.1
  B. Griese 1977 Mia 307 180 58.6 2,252 7.34 13 22 87.8
  D. Marino 1988 Mia 606 354 58.4 4,434 7.32 23 28 80.8
  J. Fiedler 2001 Mia 450 273 60.7 3,290 7.31 19 20 80.3
  D. Marino 1987 Mia 444 263 59.2 3,245 7.31 13 26 89.2
  D. Marino 1985 Mia 567 336 59.3 4,137 7.30 21 30 84.1
  D. Marino 1989 Mia 550 308 56.0 3,997 7.27 22 24 76.9
  D. Marino 1994 Mia 615 385 62.6 4,453 7.24 17 30 89.2
  D. Marino 1991 Mia 549 318 57.9 3,970 7.23 13 25 85.8
  R. Tannehill 2018 Mia 274 176 64.2 1,979 7.22 9 17 92.7
  M. Moore 2011 Mia 347 210 60.5 2,497 7.20 9 16 87.1
  R. Tannehill 2015 Mia 586 363 61.9 4,208 7.18 12 24 88.7
  R. Fitzpatrick 2019 Mia 502 311 62.0 3,529 7.03 13 20 85.5
  B. Griese 1979 Mia 310 176 56.8 2,160 6.97 16 14 72.0
  B. Griese 1968 Mia 355 186 52.4 2,473 6.97 16 21 75.7
  J. Fiedler 2002 Mia 292 179 61.3 2,024 6.93 9 14 85.2
  D. Marino 1997 Mia 548 319 58.2 3,780 6.90 11 16 80.7
  R. Tannehill 2014 Mia 590 392 66.4 4,045 6.86 12 27 92.8
  J. Fiedler 2003 Mia 314 179 57.0 2,138 6.81 13 11 72.4
  R. Tannehill 2012 Mia 484 282 58.3 3,294 6.81 13 12 76.1
  D. Woodley 1981 Mia 366 191 52.2 2,470 6.75 13 12 69.8
  C. Henne 2010 Mia 490 301 61.4 3,301 6.74 19 15 75.4
  J. Fiedler 2000 Mia 357 204 57.1 2,402 6.73 14 14 74.5
  B. Griese 1969 Mia 252 121 48.0 1,695 6.73 16 10 56.9
  D. Marino 1990 Mia 531 306 57.6 3,563 6.71 11 21 82.6
  R. Tannehill 2013 Mia 588 355 60.4 3,913 6.66 17 24 81.7
  D. Marino 1999 Mia 369 204 55.3 2,448 6.63 17 12 67.4
  D. Marino 1998 Mia 537 310 57.7 3,497 6.51 15 23 80.0
  C. Henne 2009 Mia 451 274 60.8 2,878 6.38 14 12 75.2
  J. Cutler 2017 Mia 429 266 62.0 2,666 6.21 14 19 80.8
  G. Frerotte 2005 Mia 494 257 52.0 2,996 6.07 13 18 71.9
  B. Griese 1967 Mia 331 166 50.2 2,005 6.06 18 15 61.6
  J. Harrington 2006 Mia 388 223 57.5 2,236 5.76 15 12 68.2
  C. Lemon 2007 Mia 309 173 56.0 1,773 5.74 6 6 71.0
  D. Woodley 1980 Mia 327 176 53.8 1,850 5.66 17 14 63.1
  A. Feeley 2004 Mia 356 191 53.7 1,893 5.32 15 11 61.7
  D. Wood 1966 Mia 230 83 36.1 993 4.32 14 4 30.6