New Orleans Saints Single Season Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards per Attempt

The following are the New Orleans Saints single season passing leaders ranked by passing yards per attempt. Included are player stats for the New Orleans Saints (NFL) from 1967-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Drew Brees is the New Orleans Saints single season leader in yards per pass attempt with 8.5.

Players active with the New Orleans Saints 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. Brees 2009 NO 514 363 70.6 4,388 8.54 11 34 109.6
  D. Brees 2011 NO 657 468 71.2 5,476 8.34 14 46 110.6
  D. Brees 2018 NO 489 364 74.4 3,992 8.16 5 32 115.7
  D. Brees 2017 NO 536 386 72.0 4,334 8.09 8 23 103.9
  D. Brees 2008 NO 635 413 65.0 5,069 7.98 17 34 96.2
  D. Brees 2006 NO 554 356 64.3 4,418 7.97 11 26 96.2
  D. Brees 2013 NO 650 446 68.6 5,162 7.94 12 39 104.7
  D. Brees 2019 NO 378 281 74.3 2,979 7.88 4 27 116.3
  B. Hebert 1992 NO 422 249 59.0 3,287 7.79 16 19 82.9
  D. Brees 2015 NO 627 428 68.3 4,870 7.77 11 32 101.0
  D. Brees 2016 NO 673 471 70.0 5,208 7.74 15 37 101.7
  D. Brees 2012 NO 670 422 63.0 5,177 7.73 19 43 96.3
  B. Hebert 1989 NO 353 222 62.9 2,686 7.61 15 15 82.7
  A. Manning 1979 NO 420 252 60.0 3,169 7.54 20 15 75.6
  D. Brees 2014 NO 659 456 69.2 4,952 7.51 17 33 97.0
  A. Manning 1980 NO 509 309 60.7 3,716 7.30 20 23 81.8
  A. Manning 1978 NO 471 291 61.8 3,416 7.25 16 17 81.7
  B. Hebert 1987 NO 294 164 55.8 2,119 7.21 9 15 82.9
  B. Tolliver 1999 NO 268 139 51.9 1,916 7.15 16 7 58.9
  J. Everett 1994 NO 540 346 64.1 3,855 7.14 18 22 84.9
  B. Kilmer 1969 NO 360 193 53.6 2,532 7.03 17 20 74.9
  A. Brooks 2004 NO 542 309 57.0 3,810 7.03 16 21 79.5
  D. Brees 2010 NO 658 448 68.1 4,620 7.02 22 33 90.9
  J. Everett 1995 NO 567 345 60.8 3,970 7.00 14 26 87.0
  R. Todd 1984 NO 312 161 51.6 2,178 6.98 19 11 60.6
  D. Wilson 1986 NO 342 189 55.3 2,353 6.88 17 10 65.8
  A. Brooks 2001 NO 558 312 55.9 3,832 6.87 22 26 76.4
  A. Brooks 2003 NO 518 306 59.1 3,546 6.85 8 24 88.8
  D. Brees 2007 NO 652 440 67.5 4,423 6.78 18 28 89.4
  A. Brooks 2002 NO 528 283 53.6 3,572 6.76 15 27 80.1
  B. Hebert 1991 NO 248 149 60.1 1,676 6.76 8 9 79.0
  J. Blake 2000 NO 302 184 60.9 2,025 6.71 9 13 82.7
  A. Brooks 2005 NO 431 240 55.7 2,882 6.69 17 13 70.0
  B. Hebert 1988 NO 478 280 58.6 3,156 6.60 15 20 79.3
  B. Kilmer 1970 NO 237 135 57.0 1,557 6.57 17 6 55.5
  B. Kilmer 1968 NO 315 167 53.0 2,060 6.54 17 15 66.9
  S. Walsh 1991 NO 255 141 55.3 1,638 6.42 6 11 79.5
  K. Stabler 1983 NO 311 176 56.6 1,988 6.39 18 9 61.4
  W. Wilson 1993 NO 388 221 57.0 2,457 6.33 15 12 70.1
  D. Wilson 1985 NO 293 145 49.5 1,843 6.29 15 11 60.7
  A. Manning 1981 NO 232 134 57.8 1,447 6.24 11 5 63.6
  A. Manning 1972 NO 448 230 51.3 2,781 6.21 21 18 64.6
  A. Manning 1973 NO 267 140 52.4 1,642 6.15 12 10 65.2
  J. Everett 1996 NO 464 267 57.5 2,797 6.03 16 12 69.4
  G. Cuozzo 1967 NO 260 134 51.5 1,562 6.01 12 7 59.8
  A. Manning 1974 NO 261 134 51.3 1,429 5.47 16 6 49.8
  A. Manning 1975 NO 338 159 47.0 1,683 4.98 20 7 44.3