Minnesota Vikings Single Season Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards per Attempt

The following are the Minnesota Vikings single season passing leaders ranked by passing yards per attempt. Included are player stats for the Minnesota Vikings (NFL) from 1961-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Randall Cunningham is the Minnesota Vikings single season leader in yards per pass attempt with 8.7.

Players active with the Minnesota Vikings 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
  R. Cunningham 1998 Min 425 259 60.9 3,704 8.71 10 34 106.0
  D. Culpepper 2004 Min 548 379 69.2 4,717 8.61 11 39 110.9
  J. George 1999 Min 329 191 58.1 2,816 8.56 12 23 94.2
  D. Culpepper 2000 Min 474 297 62.7 3,937 8.31 16 33 98.0
  W. Wilson 1988 Min 332 204 61.4 2,746 8.27 9 15 91.5
  F. Tarkenton 1964 Min 306 171 55.9 2,506 8.19 11 22 91.8
  K. Cousins 2019 Min 444 307 69.1 3,603 8.12 6 26 107.4
  T. Kramer 1986 Min 372 208 55.9 3,000 8.06 10 24 92.6
  W. Wilson 1987 Min 264 140 53.0 2,106 7.98 13 14 76.7
  F. Tarkenton 1965 Min 329 171 52.0 2,609 7.93 11 19 83.8
  B. Favre 2009 Min 531 363 68.4 4,202 7.91 7 33 107.2
  F. Tarkenton 1962 Min 329 163 49.5 2,595 7.89 25 22 66.9
  F. Tarkenton 1963 Min 297 170 57.2 2,311 7.78 15 15 78.0
  F. Tarkenton 1973 Min 274 169 61.7 2,113 7.71 7 15 93.2
  D. Culpepper 2003 Min 454 295 65.0 3,479 7.66 11 25 96.4
  F. Tarkenton 1974 Min 351 199 56.7 2,598 7.40 12 17 82.1
  C. Keenum 2017 Min 481 325 67.6 3,547 7.37 7 22 98.3
  J. Kapp 1969 Min 237 120 50.6 1,726 7.28 13 19 78.5
  T. Bridgewater 2014 Min 402 259 64.4 2,919 7.26 12 14 85.2
  B. Johnson 1996 Min 311 195 62.7 2,258 7.26 10 17 89.4
  T. Bridgewater 2015 Min 447 292 65.3 3,231 7.23 9 14 88.7
  F. Tarkenton 1976 Min 412 255 61.9 2,961 7.19 8 17 89.3
  G. Frerotte 2008 Min 301 178 59.1 2,157 7.17 15 12 73.7
  F. Tarkenton 1966 Min 358 192 53.6 2,561 7.15 16 17 73.8
  D. Culpepper 2001 Min 366 235 64.2 2,612 7.14 13 14 83.3
  F. Tarkenton 1961 Min 280 157 56.1 1,997 7.13 17 18 74.7
  M. Cassel 2013 Min 254 153 60.2 1,807 7.11 9 11 81.6
  T. Kramer 1984 Min 236 124 52.5 1,678 7.11 10 9 70.6
  W. Moon 1994 Min 601 371 61.7 4,264 7.09 19 18 79.9
  K. Cousins 2018 Min 606 425 70.1 4,298 7.09 10 30 99.7
  F. Tarkenton 1975 Min 425 273 64.2 2,994 7.04 13 25 91.8
  W. Wilson 1989 Min 362 194 53.6 2,543 7.03 12 9 70.5
  S. Bradford 2016 Min 552 395 71.6 3,877 7.02 5 20 99.3
  D. Culpepper 2002 Min 549 333 60.7 3,853 7.02 23 18 75.3
  F. Tarkenton 1972 Min 378 215 56.9 2,651 7.01 13 18 80.2
  B. Favre 2010 Min 358 217 60.6 2,509 7.01 19 11 69.9
  W. Moon 1995 Min 606 377 62.2 4,228 6.98 14 33 91.5
  T. Kramer 1985 Min 506 277 54.7 3,522 6.96 26 19 67.8
  C. Ponder 2013 Min 239 152 63.6 1,648 6.89 9 7 77.9
  T. Kramer 1980 Min 522 299 57.3 3,582 6.86 23 19 72.2
  J. Kapp 1968 Min 248 129 52.0 1,695 6.83 17 10 58.8
  R. Gannon 1992 Min 279 159 57.0 1,905 6.83 13 12 72.9
  F. Tarkenton 1977 Min 258 155 60.1 1,734 6.72 14 9 69.2
  B. Johnson 1997 Min 452 275 60.8 3,036 6.72 12 20 84.5
  G. Cuozzo 1970 Min 257 128 49.8 1,720 6.69 10 7 64.3
  T. Kramer 1982 Min 308 176 57.1 2,037 6.61 12 15 77.3
  T. Kramer 1981 Min 593 322 54.3 3,912 6.60 24 26 72.6
  R. Gannon 1990 Min 349 182 52.1 2,278 6.53 16 16 68.9
  W. Moon 1996 Min 247 134 54.3 1,610 6.52 9 7 68.7
  T. Jackson 2007 Min 294 171 58.2 1,911 6.50 12 9 70.8