Pittsburgh Steelers Single Season Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards per Attempt

The following are the Pittsburgh Steelers single season passing leaders ranked by passing yards per attempt. 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 single season leader in yards per pass attempt with 8.9.

Players active with the Pittsburgh Steelers 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
  B. Roethlisberger 2005 Pit 268 168 62.7 2,385 8.90 9 17 98.6
  B. Roethlisberger 2004 Pit 295 196 66.4 2,621 8.88 11 17 98.1
  B. Roethlisberger 2009 Pit 506 337 66.6 4,328 8.55 12 26 100.5
  B. Roethlisberger 2015 Pit 469 319 68.0 3,938 8.40 16 21 94.5
  E. Brown 1963 Pit 362 168 46.4 2,982 8.24 20 21 71.4
  B. Roethlisberger 2010 Pit 389 240 61.7 3,200 8.23 5 17 97.0
  B. Roethlisberger 2014 Pit 608 408 67.1 4,952 8.14 9 32 103.3
  T. Bradshaw 1977 Pit 314 162 51.6 2,523 8.04 19 17 71.4
  B. Roethlisberger 2011 Pit 513 324 63.2 4,077 7.95 14 21 90.1
  T. Bradshaw 1978 Pit 368 207 56.2 2,915 7.92 20 28 84.7
  T. Bradshaw 1979 Pit 472 259 54.9 3,724 7.89 25 26 77.0
  T. Bradshaw 1980 Pit 424 218 51.4 3,339 7.88 22 24 75.0
  M. Malone 1984 Pit 272 147 54.0 2,137 7.86 17 16 73.4
  B. Roethlisberger 2007 Pit 404 264 65.3 3,154 7.81 11 32 104.1
  T. Bradshaw 1981 Pit 370 201 54.3 2,887 7.80 14 22 83.9
  B. Roethlisberger 2018 Pit 675 452 67.0 5,129 7.60 16 34 96.5
  B. Roethlisberger 2017 Pit 561 360 64.2 4,251 7.58 14 28 93.4
  T. Maddox 2002 Pit 377 234 62.1 2,836 7.52 16 20 85.2
  B. Roethlisberger 2016 Pit 509 328 64.4 3,819 7.50 13 29 95.4
  B. Roethlisberger 2006 Pit 469 280 59.7 3,513 7.49 23 18 75.4
  T. Bradshaw 1982 Pit 240 127 52.9 1,768 7.37 11 17 81.4
  E. Brown 1964 Pit 272 121 44.5 1,990 7.32 19 12 55.2
  B. Roethlisberger 2013 Pit 584 375 64.2 4,261 7.30 14 28 92.0
  N. O'Donnell 1992 Pit 313 185 59.1 2,283 7.29 9 13 83.6
  B. Roethlisberger 2012 Pit 449 284 63.3 3,265 7.27 8 26 97.0
  B. Layne 1962 Pit 233 116 49.8 1,686 7.24 17 9 56.2
  T. Bradshaw 1975 Pit 286 165 57.7 2,055 7.18 9 18 88.0
  N. O'Donnell 1995 Pit 416 246 59.1 2,970 7.14 7 17 87.7
  B. Brister 1988 Pit 370 175 47.3 2,634 7.12 14 11 65.3
  B. Nelsen 1965 Pit 270 121 44.8 1,917 7.10 17 8 52.7
  B. Brister 1990 Pit 387 223 57.6 2,725 7.04 14 20 81.6
  B. Roethlisberger 2008 Pit 469 281 59.9 3,301 7.04 15 17 80.1
  K. Stewart 2001 Pit 442 266 60.2 3,109 7.03 11 14 81.7
  B. Brister 1989 Pit 342 187 54.7 2,365 6.92 10 9 73.1
  M. Tomczak 1996 Pit 401 222 55.4 2,767 6.90 17 15 71.8
  J. Finks 1952 Pit 336 158 47.0 2,307 6.87 19 20 66.2
  N. O'Donnell 1991 Pit 286 156 54.5 1,963 6.86 7 11 78.8
  K. Stewart 1997 Pit 440 236 53.6 3,020 6.86 17 21 75.2
  C. Stoudt 1983 Pit 381 197 51.7 2,553 6.70 21 12 60.6
  B. Layne 1959 Pit 297 142 47.8 1,986 6.69 21 20 62.8
  N. O'Donnell 1994 Pit 370 212 57.3 2,443 6.60 9 13 78.9
  N. O'Donnell 1993 Pit 486 270 55.6 3,208 6.60 7 14 79.5
  J. Finks 1955 Pit 344 165 48.0 2,270 6.60 26 10 47.7
  T. Maddox 2003 Pit 519 298 57.4 3,414 6.58 17 18 75.3
  E. Morrall 1957 Pit 289 139 48.1 1,900 6.57 12 11 64.9
  J. Finks 1954 Pit 306 164 53.6 2,003 6.55 19 14 63.4
  K. Stewart 2000 Pit 289 151 52.2 1,860 6.44 8 11 73.6
  M. Tomczak 1999 Pit 258 139 53.9 1,625 6.30 8 12 75.8
  M. Rudolph 2019 Pit 283 176 62.2 1,765 6.24 9 13 82.0
  M. Malone 1985 Pit 233 117 50.2 1,428 6.13 7 13 75.5