New England Patriots Career Passing Leaders

Ranked by Touchdown Passes

The following are the New England Patriots career passing leaders ranked by touchdown passes. Included are player stats for the New England Patriots (NFL) from 1971-2020, the Boston Patriots (NFL) in 1970 and the Boston Patriots (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Tom Brady is the New England Patriots career leader in touchdown passes with 541.

Players active with the New England Patriots during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Passing
Player Gms Att Cmp Pct Yds Int TD Lg Rating
1. T. Brady 285 9,988 6,377 63.8 74,571 179 541 99t 97.0
2. S. Grogan 149 3,593 1,879 52.3 26,886 208 182 76t 69.6
3. D. Bledsoe 124 4,518 2,544 56.3 29,657 138 166 86t 75.9
4. B. Parilli 94 2,413 1,140 47.2 16,747 138 132 80t 64.8
5. J. Plunkett 61 1,503 729 48.5 9,932 87 62 88t 59.7
6. T. Eason 72 1,500 876 58.4 10,732 48 60 90t 80.6
7. B. Songin 28 604 285 47.2 3,905 24 36 78 71.7
8. M. Taliaferro 32 680 305 44.9 3,920 44 27 77 49.8
9. M. Cassel 30 555 349 62.9 3,946 13 23 76t 88.2
10. M. Cavanaugh 52 385 206 53.5 3,018 23 19 75t 70.9
11. H. Millen 20 612 370 60.5 4,276 28 17 60t 71.8
12. T. Sherman 18 226 90 39.8 1,199 16 12 87t 45.6
  T. Yewcic 77 206 87 42.2 1,374 12 12 78t 60.2
14. D. Flutie 22 305 148 48.5 1,871 14 11 80t 61.0
15. M. Wilson 30 415 214 51.6 2,631 16 9 65t 62.6
16. S. Zolak 54 244 124 50.8 1,314 7 8 72 65.8
17. T. Hodson 32 315 171 54.3 1,809 11 7 56 64.1
18. T. Ramsey 21 164 84 51.2 1,005 9 6 40 59.6
19. J. Garoppolo 17 94 63 67.0 690 0 5 37t 106.2
20. A. Johnson 94 13 7 53.8 194 1 4 66t 106.6
21. C. James 52 6 3 50.0 26 1 3 11t 61.8
  J. Kapp 11 219 98 44.7 1,104 17 3 48 32.6
  T. Owen 12 114 58 50.9 655 9 3 32 44.3
24. D. Christy 13 11 6 54.5 94 2 2 39 83.1
  B. Dowling 25 54 29 53.7 383 1 2 42 81.0
  N. Graff 25 36 19 52.8 241 3 2 31t 57.8
  S. Secules 12 134 75 56.0 918 9 2 82 54.3
28. M. Bishop 8 9 3 33.3 80 1 1 44t 64.4
  B. Bleier 3 39 14 35.9 181 1 1 35 49.2
  G. Cappelletti 153 1 1 100.0 27 0 1 27t 158.3
  J. Carlson 3 49 18 36.7 232 3 1 40 33.7
  J. Edelman 131 4 4 100.0 90 0 1 37 158.3
  T. Greene 10 63 27 42.9 251 6 1 31 20.1
  B. Hoyer 23 51 32 62.7 335 1 1 42t 80.1
  D. Meggett 48 3 1 33.3 35 0 1 35t 118.1
  D. Patten 54 3 1 33.3 60 1 1 60t 81.9
  M. Tatupu 194 2 2 100.0 30 0 1 15t 158.3
  V. Testaverde 3 3 2 66.7 29 0 1 23 137.5
  D. Trull 7 81 27 33.3 442 7 1 52 20.7
  J. Vaughn 32 2 1 50.0 13 0 1 13t 110.4
  A. Vinatieri 160 1 1 100.0 4 0 1 4t 122.9
  E. Wilson 14 46 20 43.5 257 3 1 30 41.7