Top 20 - Passing Yards

02/19/2010
1 Brett Favre 69,329   Career Notes:
A record 10 quarterbacks threw for 4,000 yards during the 2009 NFL Season. Tops among them was Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub who reached the milestone for the first time of his NFL career. The Indianapolis Colts' Peyton Manning extended his record number of 4,000-yard seasons to 10 in 2009. He became the fourth QB in NFL history to eclipse 50,000 career passing yards. 
 

Season at a glance:
2009 LEADER: Matt Schaub, Houston Texans (4,770 yards)

SINGLE-SEASON NFL RECORD: Dan Marino*, Miami Dolphins (5,084 yards in 1984) 

* Pro Football Hall of Fame member
Italics - players active during 2009 season
Top 20 lists courtesy of Elias Sports Bureau

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2 Dan Marino* 61,361
3 John Elway* 51,475
4 Peyton Manning 50,128
5 Warren Moon* 49,325
6 Fran Tarkenton* 47,003
7 Vinny Testaverde 46,233
8 Drew Bledsoe 44,611
9 Dan Fouts* 43,040
10 Joe Montana* 40,551
11 Johnny Unitas* 40,239
12 Kerry Collins 38,618
13 Dave Krieg 38,147
14 Boomer Esiason 37,920
15 Jim Kelly* 35,467
16 Jim Everett 34,837
17 Jim Hart 34,665
18 Steve DeBerg 34,241
19 John Hadl 33,503
20 Phil Simms 33,462

 

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