Washington Redskins Single Season Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards per Attempt

The following are the Washington Redskins single season passing leaders ranked by passing yards per attempt. Included are player stats for the Washington Redskins (NFL) from 1937-2020, the Boston Redskins (NFL) from 1933-1936 and the Boston Braves (NFL) in 1932. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Mark Rypien is the Washington Redskins single season leader in yards per pass attempt with 8.5.

Players active with the Washington Redskins 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
  M. Rypien 1991 Was 421 249 59.1 3,564 8.47 11 28 97.9
  N. Snead 1963 Was 363 175 48.2 3,043 8.38 27 13 58.1
  S. Baugh 1947 Was 354 210 59.3 2,938 8.30 15 25 92.0
  N. Snead 1962 Was 354 184 52.0 2,926 8.27 22 22 74.7
  S. Baugh 1948 Was 315 185 58.7 2,599 8.25 23 22 78.3
  R. Griffin 2012 Was 393 258 65.6 3,200 8.14 5 20 102.4
  K. Cousins 2016 Was 606 406 67.0 4,917 8.11 12 25 97.2
  J. Theismann 1983 Was 459 276 60.1 3,714 8.09 11 29 97.0
  J. Theismann 1982 Was 252 161 63.9 2,033 8.07 9 13 91.3
  M. Rypien 1989 Was 476 280 58.8 3,768 7.92 13 22 88.1
  B. Johnson 1999 Was 519 316 60.9 4,005 7.72 13 24 90.0
  K. Cousins 2015 Was 543 379 69.8 4,166 7.67 11 29 101.6
  S. Jurgensen 1964 Was 385 207 53.8 2,934 7.62 13 24 85.4
  J. Schroeder 1986 Was 541 276 51.0 4,109 7.59 22 22 72.9
  K. Cousins 2017 Was 540 347 64.3 4,093 7.58 13 27 93.9
  S. Baugh 1949 Was 255 145 56.9 1,903 7.46 14 18 81.2
  S. Jurgensen 1967 Was 508 288 56.7 3,747 7.38 16 31 87.3
  S. Jurgensen 1966 Was 436 254 58.3 3,209 7.36 19 28 84.5
  G. Frerotte 1996 Was 470 270 57.4 3,453 7.35 11 12 79.3
  S. Baugh 1943 Was 239 133 55.6 1,754 7.34 19 23 78.0
  B. Kilmer 1972 Was 225 120 53.3 1,648 7.32 11 19 84.8
  B. Kilmer 1973 Was 227 122 53.7 1,656 7.29 9 14 81.3
  B. Kilmer 1971 Was 306 166 54.2 2,221 7.26 13 13 74.0
  J. Theismann 1981 Was 496 293 59.1 3,568 7.19 20 19 77.3
  D. McNabb 2010 Was 472 275 58.3 3,377 7.16 15 14 77.1
  J. Campbell 2009 Was 507 327 64.5 3,618 7.14 15 20 86.4
  J. Theismann 1984 Was 477 283 59.3 3,391 7.11 13 24 86.6
  J. Theismann 1979 Was 395 233 59.0 2,797 7.08 13 20 83.9
  B. Kilmer 1975 Was 346 178 51.4 2,440 7.05 16 23 77.2
  J. Schroeder 1987 Was 267 129 48.3 1,878 7.03 10 12 71.0
  R. Griffin 2013 Was 456 274 60.1 3,203 7.02 12 16 82.2
  S. Jurgensen 1969 Was 442 274 62.0 3,102 7.02 15 22 85.4
  S. Jurgensen 1970 Was 337 202 59.9 2,354 6.99 10 23 91.5
  B. Kilmer 1974 Was 234 137 58.5 1,632 6.97 6 10 83.5
  G. Frerotte 1995 Was 396 199 50.3 2,751 6.95 13 13 70.2
  C. Keenum 2019 Was 247 160 64.8 1,707 6.91 5 11 91.3
  M. Brunell 2006 Was 260 162 62.3 1,789 6.88 4 8 86.5
  R. Grossman 2011 Was 458 265 57.9 3,151 6.88 20 16 72.4
  D. Williams 1988 Was 380 213 56.1 2,609 6.87 12 15 77.4
  B. Johnson 2000 Was 365 228 62.5 2,505 6.86 15 11 75.7
  M. Rypien 1992 Was 479 269 56.2 3,282 6.85 17 13 71.7
  M. Rypien 1990 Was 304 166 54.6 2,070 6.81 11 16 78.4
  S. Jurgensen 1968 Was 292 167 57.2 1,980 6.78 11 17 81.7
  P. Ramsey 2002 Was 227 117 51.5 1,539 6.78 8 9 71.8
  S. Baugh 1942 Was 225 132 58.7 1,524 6.77 11 16 82.5
  T. Green 1998 Was 509 278 54.6 3,441 6.76 11 23 81.8
  M. Brunell 2005 Was 454 262 57.7 3,050 6.72 10 23 85.9
  G. Frerotte 1997 Was 402 204 50.7 2,682 6.67 12 17 73.8
  S. Jurgensen 1965 Was 356 190 53.4 2,367 6.65 16 15 69.6
  J. Theismann 1978 Was 390 187 47.9 2,593 6.65 18 13 61.6