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Passing

Records updated through the 2013 season
PASSER RATING
Highest Passer Rating, Career (150 attempts)
104.8 Bart Starr, Green Bay, 10 games
103.1 Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay, 10 games
102.8 Kurt Warner, St. Louis-Arizona, 13 games
ATTEMPTS
Most Passes Attempted, Career
950 Tom Brady, New England, 26 games
889 Peyton Manning, Indianapolis-Denver, 23 games
791 Brett Favre, Green Bay-Minnesota, 24 games
Most Passes Attempted, Game
65 Steve Young, NFC-D: San Francisco vs. Green Bay, 1995
64 Bernie Kosar, AFC-D: Cleveland vs. N.Y. Jets, 1986 (OT)
Dan Marino, AFC-FR: Miami vs. Buffalo, 1995
63 Drew Brees, NFC-D: New Orleans vs. San Francisco, 2011
COMPLETIONS
Most Passes Completed, Career
590 Tom Brady, New England, 26 games
572 Peyton Manning, Indianapolis-Denver, 23 games
481 Brett Favre, Green Bay-Minnesota, 24 games
Most Passes Completed, Game
40 Drew Brees, NFC-D: New Orleans vs. San Francisco, 2011
39 Drew Brees, NFC-FR: New Orleans vs. Seattle, 2010
36 Warren Moon, AFC-FR: Houston vs. Buffalo, 1992 (OT)
COMPLETION PERCENTAGE
Highest Completion Percentage, Career (150 attempts)
66.5 Kurt Warner, St. Louis-Arizona, 13 games (462-307)
66.31 Matt Ryan, Atlanta, 5 games (187-124)
66.27 Ken Anderson, Cincinnati, 6 games (166-110)
Highest Completion Percentage, Game (15 completions)
92.9 Tom Brady, AFC-D: New England vs. Jacksonville, 2007 (28-26)
88.0 Phil Simms, SB: N.Y. Giants vs. Denver, 1986 (25-22)
87.9 Kurt Warner, NFC-FR: Arizona vs. Green Bay, 2009 (OT) (33-29)
YARDS GAINED
Most Yards Gained, Career
6,589 Peyton Manning, Indianapolis-Denver, 23 games
6,424 Tom Brady, New England, 26 games
5,855 Brett Favre, Green Bay-Minnesota, 24 games
Most Yards Gained, Game
489 Bernie Kosar, AFC-D: Cleveland vs. N.Y. Jets, 1986 (OT)
466 Drew Brees, NFC-FR: New Orleans vs. Detroit, 2011
462 Drew Brees, NFC-D: New Orleans vs. San Francisco, 2011
Most Games, 300 or More Yards Passing, Career
9 Peyton Manning, Indianapolis-Denver, 23 games
6 Joe Montana, San Francisco-Kansas City, 23 games
Kurt Warner, St. Louis-Arizona, 13 games
Tom Brady, New England, 26 games
Drew Brees, San Diego-New Orleans, 11 games
5 Dan Fouts, San Diego, 7 games
Most Consecutive Games, 300 or More Yards Passing
4 Dan Fouts, San Diego, 1979-1981
3 Jim Kelly, Buffalo, 1989-1990
Warren Moon, Houston, 1991-93
Drew Brees, New Orleans, 2010-11
2 Daryle Lamonica, Oakland, 1968
Ken Anderson, Cincinnati, 1981-82
Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh, 1979-1982
Joe Montana, San Francisco, 1983-84
Dan Marino, Miami, 1984
Troy Aikman, Dallas, 1994
Steve Young, San Francisco, 1994-95
Kurt Warner, St. Louis, 1999-2000
Peyton Manning, Indianapolis, 2003
Marc Bulger, St. Louis, 2003-04
Matt Hasselbeck, Seattle, 2003-04
Peyton Manning, Indianapolis, 2007-08
Donovan McNabb, Philadelphia, 2004, 2008
Kurt Warner, Arizona, 2008-09
Peyton Manning, Indianapolis, 2009
Eli Manning, N.Y. Giants, 2011
Tom Brady, New England, 2012
Andrew Luck, Indianapolis, 2013
Longest Pass Completion
96 Trent Dilfer (to Sharpe), AFC: Baltimore vs. Oakland, 2000 (TD)
94 Troy Aikman (to Harper), NFC-D: Dallas vs. Green Bay, 1994 (TD)
93 Daryle Lamonica (to Dubenion), AFC-D: Buffalo vs. Boston, 1963 (TD)
AVERAGE GAIN
Highest Average Gain, Career (150 attempts)
8.55 Kurt Warner, St. Louis-Arizona, 13 games (462-3,952)
8.48 Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco, 6 games (162-1,374)
8.45 Joe Theismann, Washington, 10 games (211-1,782)
Highest Average Gain, Game (20 attempts)
15.05 Tim Tebow, AFC-FR: Denver vs. Pittsburgh, 2011 (21-316)
14.71 Terry Bradshaw, SB: Pittsburgh vs. Los Angeles, 1979 (21-309)
14.50 Peyton Manning, AFC-FR: Indianapolis vs. Denver, 2003 (26-377)
TOUCHDOWNS
Most Touchdown Passes, Career
45 Joe Montana, San Francisco-Kansas City, 23 games
44 Brett Favre, Green Bay-Minnesota, 24 games
43 Tom Brady, New England, 26 games
Most Touchdown Passes, Game
6 Daryle Lamonica, AFC-D: Oakland vs. Houston, 1969
Steve Young, SB: San Francisco vs. San Diego, 1994
Tom Brady, AFC-D: New England vs. Denver, 2011
5 Sid Luckman, NFC: Chi. Bears vs. Washington, 1943
Daryle Lamonica, AFC-D: Oakland vs. Kansas City, 1968
Joe Montana, SB: San Francisco vs. Denver, 1989
Kurt Warner, NFC-D: St. Louis vs. Minnesota, 1999
Kerry Collins, NFC: N.Y. Giants vs. Minnesota, 2000
Peyton Manning, AFC-FR: Indianapolis vs. Denver, 2003
Kurt Warner, NFC-FR: Arizona vs. Green Bay, 2009 (OT)
Most Consecutive Games, Touchdown Passes
20 Brett Favre, Green Bay-Minnesota, 1995-2009
18 Tom Brady, New England, 2001-11
13 Dan Marino, Miami, 1983-1995
HAD INTERCEPTED
Lowest Percentage, Passes Had Intercepted, Career (150 attempts)
1.29 Drew Brees, San Diego-New Orleans, 11 games (464-4)
1.41 Bart Starr, Green Bay, 10 games (213-3)
1.57 Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay, 10 games (318-5)
Most Attempts Without Interception, Game
60 Drew Brees, NFC-FR: New Orleans vs. Seattle, 2010
58 Eli Manning, NFC: N.Y. Giants vs. San Francisco, 2011 (OT)
54 Neil O'Donnell, AFC: Pittsburgh vs. San Diego, 1994
Most Passes Had Intercepted, Career
30 Brett Favre, Green Bay-Minnesota, 24 games
28 Jim Kelly, Buffalo, 17 games
26 Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh, 19 games
Most Passes Had Intercepted, Game
6 Frank Filchock, NFC: N.Y. Giants vs. Chi. Bears, 1946
Bobby Layne, NFC: Detroit vs. Cleveland, 1954
Norm Van Brocklin, NFC: Los Angeles vs. Cleveland, 1955
Brett Favre, NFC-D: Green Bay vs. St. Louis, 2001
5 Frank Filchock, NFC: Washington vs. Chi. Bears, 1940
George Blanda, AFC: Houston vs. San Diego, 1961
George Blanda, AFC: Houston vs. Dall. Texans, 1962 (OT)
Y.A. Tittle, NFC: N.Y. Giants vs. Chicago, 1963
Mike Phipps, AFC-D: Cleveland vs. Miami, 1972
Dan Pastorini, AFC: Houston vs. Pittsburgh, 1978
Dan Fouts, AFC-D: San Diego vs. Houston, 1979
Tommy Kramer, NFC-D: Minnesota vs. Philadelphia, 1980
Dan Fouts, AFC-D: San Diego vs. Miami, 1982
Richard Todd, AFC: N.Y. Jets vs Miami, 1982
Gary Danielson, NFC-D: Detroit vs. San Francisco, 1983
Jay Schroeder, AFC: L.A. Raiders vs. Buffalo, 1990
Rich Gannon, SB: Oakland vs. Tampa Bay, 2002
Jake Delhomme, NFC-D: Carolina vs. Arizona, 2008
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