Jim Kelly's Career Highlights

 

 

 

 

All-Pro: 1991 (AP, PFWA, SN, PW, NEA)

All-Pro Second Team: 1990 (NEA) " 1992 (AP)

All-AFC: 1991 (UPI, PW)

All-AFC Second Team: 1990 (UPI)
 

(4) - 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993*

* Did not play

At time of his retirement following 1996 season

 

[Tied for 2nd] Most Seasons, 3,000 or More Yards Passing - 8

Super Bowl Records

[1st] Most Passes Attempted, Career - 145
[1st] Most Passes Attempted, Game - 58 (vs. Washington, Super Bowl XXVI)
[1st] Most Passes Completed, Game - 31 (vs. Dallas, Super Bowl XXVIII)
[Tied for 1st] Most Passes Intercepted, Career - 7
[Tied for 1st] Most Passes Intercepted, Game - 4 (vs. Washington, Super Bowl XXVI)
[Tied for 1st] Most Fumbles, Game - 3 (vs. Washington, Super Bowl XXVI)
[2nd] Most Passes Completed, Career - 81
[2nd] Most Fumbles, Career - 4
[Tied for 2nd] Most Passes Attempted, Game - 50 (vs. Dallas, Super Bowl XXVIII)
[3rd] Most Yards Gained, Career - 829
[Tied for 3rd] Most Passes Completed, Game - 28 (vs. Washington, Super Bowl XXVI)
[Tied for 3rd] Most Consecutive Completions, Game - 9 (vs. Dallas, Super Bowl XXVIII)

Post-Season Records

[1st] Most Passes Intercepted, Career - 28
[2nd] Most Passes Attempted, Career - 545
[2nd] Most Passes Completed, Career - 322
[2nd] Most Yards Passing, Career - 3,863
[Tied for 2nd] Most Consecutive Games, 300 or More Yards Passing - 3
[3rd] Most Passes Attempted, Game - 58 (vs. Washington, Super Bowl XXVI)
[Tied for 3rd] Most Touchdown Passes, Game - 4 (vs. Cleveland, Jan. 6, 1990)

Team Records

Bills' records held by Kelly at the time of his retirement following the 1996 season

[1st] Most Attempts, Career - 4,779
[1st] Most Completions, Career - 2,874
[1st] Most Completions, Season - 304 (1991)
[1st] Most Yards Passing, Career - 35,467
[1st] Most Yards Passing, Season - 3,844 (1991)
[1st] Most 300 Yards Games, Career - 26
[1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Career - 237
[1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Season - 33 (1991)
[1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Game - 6 (vs. Pittsburgh, Sept. 8, 1991)
[1st] Most Consecutive Games TD Pass Thrown - 18 
[1st] Best Completion Percentage, Career - 60.14
[1st] Best Completion Percentage, Season - 64.14 (1991)
[2nd] Most Attempts, Game - 52 (at Oakland, Dec. 8, 1991)
[2nd] Most Completions, Season - 288 (1993)

[2nd] Most Completions, Game - 33 (at Oakland, Dec. 8, 1991)
[2nd] Most Yards Passing, Game - 403 (at San Francisco, Sept. 13, 1992)
[2nd] Most Passes Intercepted, Career - 175
[2nd] Lowest Interception Percentage, Career - 3.66
[2nd] Lowest Interception Percentage, Season - 2.60 (1990)
[2nd] Best Completion Percentage, Season - 63.61 (1994)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Touchdown Passes, Game - 5 (vs. Cincinnati, Oct. 21, 1991; at Houston, Sept. 24, 1989)
[3rd] Most Completions, Season - 285 (1986, 1994)
[3rd] Most Completions, Game - 32 (vs. Green Bay, Nov. 20, 1994)
[3rd] Most Yards Passing, Season - 3,593 (1986)
[3rd] Most Yards Passing, Game - 392 (vs. Cincinnati, Oct. 21, 1991)
[3rd] Most Attempts, Season - 480 (1986)
[3rd] Lowest Interception Percentage, Season - 2.63 (1987)
[3rd] Best Completion Percentage, Season - 63.29 (1990)
[Tied for 3rd] Most Touchdown Passes, Season - 25 (1989)

Post-Season Records

[1st] Most Yards Passing, Career - 3,863
[1st] Most Yards Passing, Game - 405 (at Cleveland, Jan. 6, 1990)
[1st] Most Pass Attempts, Game - 58 (vs. Washington, Super Bowl XXVI)
[1st] Most Pass Completions, Game - 31 (vs. Dallas, Super Bowl XXVIII)
[Tied for 1st] Most Interceptions, Game - 4 (vs. Washington, Super Bowl XXVI)
[2nd] Most Yards Passing, Game - 339 (vs. Miami, Jan. 12, 1991)
[2nd] Most Pass Attempts, Game - 54 (at Cleveland, Jan. 6, 1990)
[2nd] Most Pass Completions, Game - 28 (vs. Washington, Super Bowl XXVI; at Cleveland, Jan. 6, 1990)
[2nd] Longest Pass - 72 yards (to Andre Reed, at Cleveland, Jan. 6, 1990)
[3rd] Most Yards Passing, Game - 300 (vs. L.A. Raiders, Jan. 20, 1991)
[3rd] Most Pass Attempts, Game - 50 (vs. Dallas, Super Bowl XXVIII)
[3rd] Most Pass Completions, Game - 27 (vs. L.A. Raiders, Jan. 15, 1994)
[Tied for 3rd] Most Interceptions, Game - 3 (vs. Kansas City, Jan. 5, 1995; at Cincinnati, Jan. 8, 1989; at Pittsburgh, Jan. 6, 1996)

League Statistical Championships
Passing Leader: 1990
Touchdown Passes: 1991

AFC Statistical Championships
Passing Leader: 1990, 1991
Touchdown Passes: 1991

Team Statistical Championships
Passing Leader: 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996


 

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