NFL Team Passing Leaders

Try to name the career passing leader for each of the 32 active NFL teams.
Through 2020
Players currently active with their team in gold
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Last updated: January 4, 2021
First submittedJanuary 14, 2013
Times taken45,583
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Yards
Team
Quarterback
74,571
Patriots
Tom Brady
68,010
Saints
Drew Brees
61,655
Packers
Brett Favre
61,361
Dolphins
Dan Marino
60,348
Steelers
Ben Roethlisberger
59,271
Chargers
Philip Rivers
57,023
Giants
Eli Manning
55,767
Falcons
Matt Ryan
54,828
Colts
Peyton Manning
51,475
Broncos
John Elway
45,109
Lions
Matthew Stafford
38,245
Ravens
Joe Flacco
35,467
Bills
Jim Kelly
35,124
49ers
Joe Montana
34,639
Cardinals
Jim Hart
34,183
Cowboys
Tony Romo
Yards
Team
Quarterback
33,946
Seahawks
Russell Wilson
33,685
Titans/Oilers
Warren Moon
33,098
Vikings
Fran Tarkenton
32,873
Eagles
Donovan McNabb
32,838
Bengals
Ken Anderson
29,041
Panthers
Cam Newton
28,507
Chiefs
Len Dawson
27,057
Jets
Joe Namath
26,896
Raiders
Derek Carr
25,698
Jaguars
Mark Brunell
25,206
Washington
Joe Theismann
23,758
Rams
Jim Everett
23,713
Browns
Brian Sipe
23,443
Bears
Jay Cutler
23,221
Texans
Matt Schaub
19,737
Buccaneers
Jameis Winston
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Level 40
Nov 25, 2012
couldnt spell the panthers one. Great quiz, some of these guys really shocked me (mcnabb, hasselback)
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Level 85
Mar 9, 2015
Came of age in the 90s when the passing attacks started really opening up. Might have had similar tenures to earlier quarterbacks at those teams, but the average yards per year would have been much higher.
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Level 26
Nov 26, 2017
Um... Cam?
+3
Level 19
Jan 31, 2018
at the time it was delhomme i think
+2
Level 82
Sep 5, 2013
I got 2. I did better than 0.5% of people who take this test.
+1
Level 64
Mar 22, 2019
Now everyone feels great about themselves
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Level 76
Sep 24, 2020
Wow, even I got four.
+1
Level 20
Sep 19, 2013
today's NFL favors the passing game so you are always best guessing current players
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Level 73
Feb 24, 2014
True, but todays NFL also has more QB turnaround.
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Level 19
Jul 19, 2014
32 out of 32 awesome
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Level 78
Sep 5, 2014
ANOTHER football quiz on the daily four??? Nine days running - change the topic already, please?
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Level ∞
Sep 5, 2014
Sorry, you're just going to have to cope. But you'll be happy to know that we only feature one quiz per day that is sports-related or US only.
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Level 78
Sep 7, 2017
Sigh.
+2
Level 27
Sep 8, 2014
Had no idea how to spell Roethlisbeger until now, big ben should work for people that have no clue.
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Level 65
Sep 5, 2015
There are some serious old school guys here...Dawson, Tarkenton, Namath, Stabler, Hart. All these guys played in the 70's.
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Level 82
Mar 28, 2017
Dawson started playing in the 50's.
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Level 81
Sep 7, 2017
Do stats outside the NFL (i.e., in the AFL) count?
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Level 72
Sep 24, 2020
Yes.
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Level 35
Jan 9, 2018
this wasnt accurate Peyton Manning has more yards than Brady
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Level ∞
Jan 9, 2018
Peyton Manning played his last years with the Broncos before retiring to become a full time advertising pitchman.
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Level 66
Feb 12, 2018
Brian Sipe played for the Browns, but that franchise became the Ravens in 1996, and as such the franchise leader is Flacco. The Browns were then reborn and Tim Couch is the passing leader for that franchise
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Level 57
Jan 19, 2019
This is not correct. The franchise history remains with the current Cleveland Browns, however sad it recently has been. This was a huge sticking point when the devil himself moved the team to Baltimore.
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Level 66
Feb 25, 2018
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    Level 34
    Oct 3, 2019
    Where is aaron rodgers. He has had more passing yards than most of these guys since 2015
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    Level 84
    Jan 7, 2020
    You do realize this is a team leaders quiz, right? All of Rodgers passing yards have been for the Green Bay Packers, so the only one that matters is if he's ahead of Brett Favre or not...and he's not (over 20,000 yards short so far as of the end of the 2019 season).
    +1
    Level 77
    Apr 2, 2020
    I kept putting Jim Love for the Cardinals. Facepalm.
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    Level 32
    Jun 5, 2020
    Update please, Brees is the passing leader.
    +1
    Level 50
    Jul 3, 2020
    Cowboys Tony Romo? Not Roger Staubach or Troy Aikman? Kurt Warner doesn't take the cake for the Cardinals OR Rams? And I'm thoroughly surprised that Otto Graham wasn't the Browns leader. Plus, Warren Moon always puzzled me - I don't think I'll ever get used to HIM being on these lists.
    +1
    Level 66
    Sep 24, 2020
    Was a little surprised at Romo being first, but he played in a pass-happy era, and Aikman spent a lot of time handing the ball off to maybe the greatest running back in NFL history.
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    Level 82
    Sep 24, 2020
    Wait, Aikman never played with Barry Sanders. ;-)
    +1
    Level 49
    Sep 24, 2020
    Emmitt Smith he meant.
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    Level 72
    Sep 25, 2020
    I think he knew what he meant. But as a Priest Holmes fan, I have to acknowledge what it means to be a running back behind one of the greatest offensive lines in history. Take ball; saunter left (or right), waiting for gaping hole to develop; burst through 8, or 15, or the score. I think most Emmitt Smith fans would recognize the sequence.
    +1
    Level 66
    Sep 24, 2020
    Incredible that the Bears have been around for 100 years and have had more impenetrable defenses than anyone could count...but they haven't had one really good quarterback in that whole century.
    +1
    Level 82
    Sep 24, 2020
    Sid Luckman (1939-50, all with Chicago). Hall of Fame QB. 4 NFL Championships. 1950 is a long time ago, though.
    +3
    Level 64
    Sep 24, 2020
    As of the start of 2020, Tom Brady, Eli Manning, Cam Newton, and Jameis Winston shouldn't be bolded anymore. Not with their leading team
    +2
    Level 64
    Sep 24, 2020
    Also Philip Rivers
    +1
    Level 66
    Mar 7, 2021
    Matthew Stafford no longer plays for the Lions – he now plays for the Rams.
    +1
    Level 50
    Mar 23, 2021
    Brees retired remove him, Stafford was traded remove him