New York Jets Career Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards per Attempt

The following are the New York Jets career passing leaders ranked by passing yards per attempt. Included are player stats for the New York Jets (NFL) from 1970-2020, 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 yards per pass attempt with 7.4.

Players active with the New York Jets during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 1500 pass attempts

      Passing
Player Gms Att Cmp Pct Yds YPA Int TD Rating
1. J. Namath 136 3,655 1,836 50.2 27,057 7.40 215 170 65.8
2. C. Pennington 70 1,919 1,259 65.6 13,738 7.16 55 82 88.9
3. K. O'Brien 124 3,465 2,039 58.8 24,386 7.04 95 124 81.0
4. R. Todd 102 2,623 1,433 54.6 18,241 6.95 138 110 68.6
5. V. Testaverde 65 1,854 1,094 59.0 12,497 6.74 58 77 80.2
6. M. Sanchez 62 1,867 1,028 55.1 12,092 6.48 69 68 71.7