New York Jets Career Passing Leaders

Ranked by Pass Attempts

The following are the New York Jets career passing leaders ranked by pass attempts. Included are player stats for the New York Jets (NFL) from 1970-2019, the New York Jets (AFL) from 1963-1969 and the New York Titans (AFL) from 1960-1962. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Joe Namath is the New York Jets career leader in pass attempts with 3,655.

Players active with the New York Jets during the 2018 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Passing
Player Gms Att Cmp Pct Yds Int TD Lg Rating
1. J. Namath 136 3,655 1,836 50.2 27,057 215 170 91 65.8
2. K. O'Brien 124 3,465 2,039 58.8 24,386 95 124 96t 81.0
3. R. Todd 102 2,623 1,433 54.6 18,241 138 110 87t 68.6
4. C. Pennington 70 1,919 1,259 65.6 13,738 55 82 71t 88.9
5. M. Sanchez 62 1,867 1,028 55.1 12,092 69 68 74t 71.7
6. V. Testaverde 65 1,854 1,094 59.0 12,497 58 77 82t 80.2
7. B. Esiason 43 1,302 764 58.7 8,478 39 49 77 78.2
8. R. Fitzpatrick 30 965 563 58.3 6,615 32 43 69t 80.3
9. G. Smith 33 866 501 57.9 5,962 36 28 74t 72.4
10. A. Dorow 28 834 398 47.7 5,399 56 45 68 58.8
11. D. Wood 25 710 329 46.3 4,502 44 35 71t 57.7
12. N. O'Donnell 21 648 369 56.9 3,943 14 21 78t 76.7
13. P. Ryan 141 631 354 56.1 4,222 31 31 50 72.6
14. B. Favre 16 522 343 65.7 3,472 22 22 56t 81.0
15. J. McCown 17 507 327 64.5 3,465 13 19 69t 86.1
16. A. Woodall 31 503 246 48.9 2,970 23 18 67 60.3
17. S. Darnold 13 414 239 57.7 2,865 15 17 76t 77.6
18. B. Nagle 18 403 199 49.4 2,361 17 7 51 55.9
19. G. Foley 18 352 189 53.7 2,186 16 10 48 63.2
20. M. Robinson 35 351 161 45.9 2,503 26 15 77t 53.4
21. F. Reich 10 331 175 52.9 2,205 16 15 52t 68.9
22. R. Lucas 36 320 186 58.1 1,939 11 14 56t 76.0
23. K. Clemens 25 284 147 51.8 1,686 11 5 56 59.7
24. B. Bollinger 12 275 155 56.4 1,618 6 7 60t 73.0
25. J. Green 12 264 130 49.2 1,751 19 10 63t 53.4
26. M. Taliaferro 45 253 98 38.7 1,145 15 8 66t 39.1
27. B. Petty 10 245 130 53.1 1,353 10 4 52 57.7
28. R. Mirer 8 176 95 54.0 1,062 9 5 50 60.4
29. B. Brister 9 170 93 54.7 726 8 4 32 53.7
30. B. Davis 28 160 65 40.6 804 9 12 44 58.4
31. L. Grosscup 8 126 57 45.2 855 8 8 86t 62.8
32. M. Vick 10 121 64 52.9 604 2 3 67t 68.3
33. G. Hall 13 118 45 38.1 611 9 3 73t 32.1
34. J. Trudeau 5 91 50 54.9 496 4 1 24t 55.9
35. B. Songin 7 90 42 46.7 442 7 2 64t 36.4
36. B. Parilli 28 79 43 54.4 539 3 7 47t 89.6
37. D. Jamieson 14 70 35 50.0 586 2 6 65 95.3
38. D. Norrie 2 68 35 51.5 376 4 1 41t 48.4
39. T. Eason 18 64 35 54.7 410 3 1 63t 60.0
40. Q. Carter 7 58 35 60.3 498 1 3 69t 98.2
41. J. Jones 7 57 16 28.1 181 5 1 20 9.6
42. M. Domres 12 40 17 42.5 113 1 1 18 47.9
43. B. Demory 7 39 12 30.8 159 8 2 31t 22.2
  M. Simms 4 39 19 48.7 195 1 1 25 61.4
45. G. McElroy 2 31 19 61.3 214 1 1 30 79.2
46. B. Scrabis 24 26 7 26.9 82 3 1 35 13.5
47. K. Mackey 4 25 11 44.0 125 1 0 22 42.9
48. H. Stephens 6 22 15 68.2 123 0 0 26 82.2
49. T. Taylor 7 20 12 60.0 125 1 2 51 90.6
50. P. Liske 2 18 9 50.0 55 2 0 27 16.9