Top 20 - Passing yards

03/02/2011
1 Brett Favre 71,838   Career Notes:
Three active QBs - Donovan McNabb, Drew Brees, and Tom Brady - entered the Top 20 in 2010. A record 22 quarterbacks threw for 3,000 yards during the 2010 NFL Season. The Indianapolis Colts' Peyton Manning extended his record number of 4,000-yard seasons to 11 in 2010.
 

Season at a glance:
2010 LEADER: Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers (4,710 yards)

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

* Pro Football Hall of Fame member
Italics - players active during 2010 season
Top 20 lists courtesy of Elias Sports Bureau

Return to Top 20 at the Start of 2011>>>

2 Dan Marino* 61,361
3 Peyton Manning 54,828
4 John Elway* 51,475
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 Kerry Collins 40,441
12 Johnny Unitas* 40,239
13 Dave Krieg 38,147
14 Boomer Esiason 37,920
15 Donovan McNabb 36,250
16 Jim Kelly* 35,467
17 Drew Brees 35,266
18 Jim Everett 34,837
19 Tom Brady 34,744
20 Jim Hart 34,665

 

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