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FEBRUARY 1, 2015

Passing

Records updated through the 2008-09 season
Passer Rating
Highest Passer Rating, Career (40 attempts)
127.8 Joe Montana, San Francisco, 4 games
122.8 Jim Plunkett, Oakland-L.A. Raiders, 2 games
112.8 Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh, 4 games
Attempts
Most Passes Attempted, Career
197 Tom Brady, New England, 5 games
152 John Elway, Denver, 5 games
145 Jim Kelly, Buffalo, 4 games
Most Passes Attempted, Game
58 Jim Kelly, Buffalo vs. Washington, XXVI
51 Donovan McNabb, Philadelphia vs. New England, XXXIX
50 Dan Marino, Miami vs. San Francisco, XIX
Jim Kelly, Buffalo vs. Dallas, XXVIII
Completions
Most Passes Completed, Career
127 Tom Brady, New England, 5 games
83 Joe Montana, San Francisco, 4 games
Kurt Warner, St. Louis-Arizona, 3 games
81 Jim Kelly, Buffalo, 4 games
Most Passes Completed, Game
32 Tom Brady, New England vs. Carolina, XXXVIII
Drew Brees, New Orleans vs. Indianapolis, XLIV
31 Jim Kelly, Buffalo vs. Dallas, XXVIII
Kurt Warner, Arizona vs. Pittsburgh, XLIII
30 Donovan McNabb, Philadelphia vs. New England, XXXIX
Most Consecutive Completions, Game
16 Tom Brady, New England vs. N.Y. Giants, XLVI
13 Joe Montana, San Francisco vs. Denver, XXIV
10 Phil Simms, N.Y. Giants vs. Denver, XXI
Troy Aikman, Dallas vs. Pittsburgh, XXX
Kurt Warner, Arizona vs. Pittsburgh, XLIII
9 Jim Kelly, Buffalo vs. Dallas, XXVIII
Neil O’Donnell, Pittsburgh vs. Dallas, XXX
Steve McNair, Tennessee vs. St. Louis, XXXIV
Peyton Manning, Indianapolis vs. Chicago, XLI
Completion Percentage
Highest Completion Percentage, Career (40 attempts)
70.0 Troy Aikman, Dallas, 3 games, (80-56)
68.0 Joe Montana, San Francisco, 4 games (122-83)
64.1 Tom Brady, New England, 4 games (156-100)
Highest Completion Percentage, Game (20 attempts)
88.0 Phil Simms, N.Y. Giants vs. Denver, XXI (25-22)
82.1 Drew Brees, New Orleans vs. Indianapolis, XLIV (32-39)
75.9 Joe Montana, San Francisco vs. Denver, XXIV (29-22)
Yards Gained
Most Yards Gained, Career
1,277 Tom Brady, New England, 5 games
1,156 Kurt Warner, St. Louis-Arizona, 3 games
1,142 Joe Montana, San Francisco, 4 games
1,128 John Elway, Denver, 5 games
Most Yards Gained, Game
414 Kurt Warner, St. Louis vs. Tennessee, XXXIV
377 Kurt Warner, Arizona vs. Pittsburgh, XLIII
365 Kurt Warner, St. Louis vs. New England, XXXVI
Longest Pass Completion
85 Jake Delhomme (to Muhammad), Carolina vs. New England, XXXVIII (TD)
81 Brett Favre (to Freeman), Green Bay vs. New England, XXXI (TD)
80 Jim Plunkett (to King), Oakland vs. Philadelphia, XV (TD)
Doug Williams (to Sanders), Washington vs. Denver, XXII (TD)
John Elway (to R. Smith), Denver vs. Atlanta, XXXIII (TD)
Average Gain
Highest Average Gain, Career (40 attempts)
11.10 Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh, 4 games (84-932)
9.62 Bart Starr, Green Bay, 2 games (47-452)
9.41 Jim Plunkett, Oakland-L.A. Raiders, 2 games (46-433)
Highest Average Gain, Game (20 attempts)
14.71 Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh vs. Los Angeles, XIV (21-309)
12.80 Jim McMahon, Chicago vs. New England, XX (20-256)
12.43 Jim Plunkett, Oakland vs. Philadelphia, XV (21-261)
Touchdowns
Most Touchdown Passes, Career
11 Joe Montana, San Francisco, 4 games
9 Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh, 4 games
8 Roger Staubach, Dallas, 4 games
Most Touchdown Passes, Game
6 Steve Young, San Francisco vs. San Diego, XXIX
5 Joe Montana, San Francisco vs. Denver, XXIV
4 Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh vs. Dallas, XIII
Doug Williams, Washington vs. Denver, XXII
Troy Aikman, Dallas vs. Buffalo, XXVII
Had Intercepted
Lowest Percentage, Passes Had Intercepted, Career (40 attempts)
0.00 Jim Plunkett, Oakland-L.A. Raiders, 2 games (46-0)
Joe Montana, San Francisco, 4 games (122-0)
0.64 Tom Brady, New England, 4 games (156-1)
1.25 Troy Aikman, Dallas, 3 games (80-1)
Most Attempts, Without Interception, Game
48 Tom Brady, New England vs. N.Y. Giants, XLII
45 Kurt Warner, St. Louis vs. Tennessee, XXXIV
39 Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay vs. Pittsburgh, XLV
36 Joe Montana, San Francisco vs. Cincinnati, XXIII
Steve Young, San Francisco vs. San Diego, XXIX
Steve McNair, Tennessee vs. St. Louis, XXXIV
Most Passes Had Intercepted, Career
8 John Elway, Denver, 5 games
7 Craig Morton, Dallas-Denver, 2 games
Jim Kelly, Buffalo, 4 games
6 Fran Tarkenton, Minnesota, 3 games
Most Passes Had Intercepted, Game
5 Rich Gannon, Oakland vs. Tampa Bay, XXXVII
4 Craig Morton, Denver vs. Dallas, XII
Jim Kelly, Buffalo vs. Washington, XXVI
Drew Bledsoe, New England vs. Green Bay, XXXI
Kerry Collins, N.Y. Giants vs. Baltimore, XXXV
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