Pittsburgh Steelers Career Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards

The following are the Pittsburgh Steelers career passing leaders ranked by passing yards. Included are player stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) from 1945-2020, the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) from 1940-1942 and the Pittsburgh Pirates (NFL) from 1933-1939. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Ben Roethlisberger is the Pittsburgh Steelers career leader in passing yards with 56,545.

Players active with the Pittsburgh Steelers during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Passing
Player Gms Att Cmp Pct Yds Int TD Lg Rating
1. B. Roethlisberger 218 7,230 4,651 64.3 56,545 191 363 97t 94.0
2. T. Bradshaw 168 3,901 2,025 51.9 27,989 210 212 90t 70.9
3. K. Stewart 113 2,107 1,190 56.5 13,328 72 70 90t 72.3
4. N. O'Donnell 66 1,871 1,069 57.1 12,867 39 68 89t 81.8
5. B. Brister 61 1,477 776 52.5 10,104 57 51 90 69.8
6. B. Layne 55 1,156 569 49.2 9,030 81 66 78 65.5
7. J. Finks 79 1,382 661 47.8 8,622 88 55 78 54.7
8. M. Malone 60 1,374 690 50.2 8,582 68 54 63 62.4
9. T. Maddox 44 1,036 603 58.2 7,139 40 42 72t 76.7
10. M. Tomczak 84 973 546 56.1 6,649 43 37 84t 71.6
11. E. Brown 55 736 339 46.1 5,821 50 38 85t 62.3
12. B. Nelsen 32 591 274 46.4 4,440 30 27 87t 66.1
13. D. Shiner 25 513 245 47.8 3,278 27 25 63 62.8
14. C. Stoudt 30 479 244 50.9 3,217 28 14 72 57.9
15. D. Woodley 16 339 179 52.8 2,630 21 14 80t 66.4
16. K. Nix 25 451 217 48.1 2,597 33 14 66t 46.0
17. T. Hanratty 47 417 159 38.1 2,478 34 24 72t 43.8
18. E. Morrall 14 335 155 46.3 2,175 19 12 66 56.0
19. J. Gilliam 20 331 147 44.4 2,103 17 9 61t 53.2
20. C. Batch 33 278 165 59.4 2,069 12 12 87t 79.0
21. T. Marchibroda 23 340 157 46.2 1,931 24 15 75 49.5
22. J. Geri 36 280 101 36.1 1,926 27 13 78 36.7
23. M. Rudolph 10 283 176 62.2 1,765 9 13 76t 82.0
24. J. Clement 26 228 86 37.7 1,630 19 11 68 44.7
25. R. Bukich 23 207 114 55.1 1,611 19 13 88t 63.1
26. L. Jones 18 169 108 63.9 1,310 7 8 88t 86.2
27. R. Smith 9 181 79 43.6 1,249 12 8 84t 54.3
28. D. Hodges 8 160 100 62.5 1,063 8 5 79t 71.4
29. M. Kruczek 29 123 71 57.7 976 6 0 64 62.9
30. J. Gildea 35 181 51 28.2 964 34 5 0 18.9
31. B. Dudley 26 216 77 35.6 948 16 4 38 25.4
32. R. Evans 9 137 64 46.7 924 17 5 66 41.7
33. K. Graham 12 148 66 44.6 878 1 1 77t 63.4
34. E. Matesic 12 138 64 46.4 850 16 4 0 36.5
35. T. Tracy 60 64 23 35.9 831 5 6 72t 82.8
36. T. Blackledge 6 139 60 43.2 776 6 3 34 50.5
37. S. Campbell 24 115 51 44.3 721 7 5 51 54.3
38. J. Gasparella 24 113 46 40.7 677 10 3 51 32.9
39. C. Ortmann 12 139 56 40.3 671 13 3 37 24.0
40. B. Gage 22 94 38 40.4 623 9 3 52 34.4
41. B. Leftwich 8 96 51 53.1 617 1 2 50 75.7
42. W. Heller 36 158 40 25.3 599 24 2 0 7.5
43. C. McDonough 17 93 35 37.6 584 16 3 59 30.8
44. S. Bono 5 109 44 40.4 548 4 6 57 59.7
45. B. Patterson 11 117 34 29.1 529 15 3 0 14.9
46. J. Miller 5 81 45 55.6 520 5 2 42t 57.6
47. M. Fiske 29 95 34 35.8 503 11 4 0 28.4
48. T. Wade 5 69 34 49.3 470 13 2 49 41.6
49. B. Mackrides 4 94 48 51.1 453 5 1 36 46.1
50. H. McCullough 10 100 32 32.0 443 12 2 0 14.3