New York Jets Single Season Passing Leaders

Ranked by Pass Attempts

The following are the New York Jets single season 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. Vinny Testaverde is the New York Jets single season leader in pass attempts with 590.

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

      Passing
Player Season Team Att Cmp Pct Yds Int TD Lg Rating
  V. Testaverde 2000 NYJ 590 328 55.6 3,732 25 21 63 69.0
  R. Fitzpatrick 2015 NYJ 562 335 59.6 3,905 15 31 69t 88.0
  M. Sanchez 2011 NYJ 543 308 56.7 3,474 18 26 74 78.2
  B. Favre 2008 NYJ 522 343 65.7 3,472 22 22 56t 81.0
  R. Todd 1983 NYJ 518 308 59.5 3,478 26 18 64t 70.3
  M. Sanchez 2010 NYJ 507 278 54.8 3,291 13 17 74t 75.3
  R. Todd 1981 NYJ 497 279 56.1 3,231 13 25 49 81.8
  J. Namath 1967 NYJ 491 258 52.5 4,007 28 26 75t 73.8
  K. O'Brien 1991 NYJ 489 287 58.7 3,300 11 10 53 76.6
  K. O'Brien 1985 NYJ 488 297 60.9 3,888 8 25 96t 96.2
  C. Pennington 2006 NYJ 485 313 64.5 3,352 16 17 71t 82.6
  K. O'Brien 1986 NYJ 482 300 62.2 3,690 20 25 83t 85.8
  R. Todd 1980 NYJ 479 264 55.1 3,329 30 17 55 62.7
  K. O'Brien 1989 NYJ 477 288 60.4 3,346 18 12 57 74.3
  B. Esiason 1993 NYJ 473 288 60.9 3,421 11 16 77 84.5
  J. Namath 1966 NYJ 471 232 49.3 3,379 27 19 77t 62.6
  N. O'Donnell 1997 NYJ 460 259 56.3 2,796 7 17 70 80.3
  M. Sanchez 2012 NYJ 453 246 54.3 2,883 18 13 66 66.9
  G. Smith 2013 NYJ 443 247 55.8 3,046 21 12 69t 66.5
  V. Testaverde 2001 NYJ 441 260 59.0 2,752 14 15 40t 75.3
  B. Esiason 1994 NYJ 440 255 58.0 2,782 13 17 69 77.3
  A. Dorow 1961 NYT 438 197 45.0 2,651 30 19 68 50.7
  K. O'Brien 1988 NYJ 424 236 55.7 2,567 7 15 50t 78.6
  V. Testaverde 1998 NYJ 421 259 61.5 3,256 7 29 82t 101.6
  S. Darnold 2018 NYJ 414 239 57.7 2,865 15 17 76t 77.6
  K. O'Brien 1990 NYJ 411 226 55.0 2,855 10 13 69t 77.3
  R. Fitzpatrick 2016 NYJ 403 228 56.6 2,710 17 12 57 69.6
  C. Pennington 2002 NYJ 399 275 68.9 3,120 6 22 47 104.2
  J. McCown 2017 NYJ 397 267 67.3 2,926 9 18 69t 94.5
  A. Dorow 1960 NYT 396 201 50.8 2,748 26 26 56 67.8
  K. O'Brien 1987 NYJ 393 234 59.5 2,696 8 13 59 82.8
  B. Esiason 1995 NYJ 389 221 56.8 2,275 15 16 43t 71.4
  B. Nagle 1992 NYJ 387 192 49.6 2,280 17 7 51 55.7
  J. Namath 1968 NYJ 380 187 49.2 3,147 17 15 87t 72.1
  C. Pennington 2004 NYJ 370 242 65.4 2,673 9 16 48 91.0
  G. Smith 2014 NYJ 367 219 59.7 2,525 13 13 74t 77.5
  M. Sanchez 2009 NYJ 364 196 53.8 2,444 20 12 65t 63.0
  J. Namath 1969 NYJ 361 185 51.2 2,734 17 19 60t 74.3
  J. Namath 1974 NYJ 361 191 52.9 2,616 22 20 89t 69.4
  D. Wood 1964 NYJ 358 169 47.2 2,298 25 17 71t 54.9
  D. Wood 1963 NYJ 352 160 45.5 2,204 19 18 60t 60.6
  J. Namath 1965 NYJ 340 164 48.2 2,220 15 18 62 68.7
  R. Todd 1979 NYJ 334 171 51.2 2,660 22 16 72t 66.5
  F. Reich 1996 NYJ 331 175 52.9 2,205 16 15 52t 68.9
  J. Namath 1975 NYJ 326 157 48.2 2,286 28 15 91 51.0
  J. Namath 1972 NYJ 324 162 50.0 2,816 21 19 83t 72.5
  C. Pennington 2003 NYJ 297 189 63.6 2,139 12 13 65t 82.9
  P. Ryan 1984 NYJ 285 156 54.7 1,939 14 14 44t 72.0
  R. Lucas 1999 NYJ 272 161 59.2 1,678 6 14 56t 85.1
  B. Bollinger 2005 NYJ 266 150 56.4 1,558 6 7 60t 72.9