The record for most passing yards in a season since the 1970 merger is 5,084 yards by Dan Marino in 1984.
As of the 2008 season, in the NFL the most passing yards in a single season is 5,084 by Dan Marino of the Miami Dolphins in 1984.
4,806 yards in 2007
As of the 2008 season, that would be Dan Fouts with 4,802 passing yards in 1981.
Through the 2008 season, that is Archie Manning with 21,734 career passing yards.
Brett Favre has the most passing yards in the NFL.He has 71775 and last season had six 300 and over passing yard games.
Through the 2010 season, Daunte Culpepper with 4,717 passing yards in 2004.
Tom Brady in 2007 with 4,806 passing yards
The 49ers single season passing yardage record is held by Jeff Garcia who threw for 4,278 yards in 2000.
Drew Brees of the 2011 New Orleans Saints with 5,476 passing yards.
Dan Marino; 5,084 yds passing in 1984
Dan Marino has the most passing yards in history with 5,084 in 1984, his second year. This season, Drew Brees came within 15 yards of the record, passing for 5,069 yards.
2754 passing yards
Lynn Dickey with 4458 passing yards in 1983.
Through the 2008 season: Career: Bobby Layne - 15,710 yards Season: Scott Mitchell - 4,338 yards in 1995
Through the 2008 season, that is Rodney Peete with 16,338 career passing yards. Carson Palmer of the Bengals currently has 15,630 career passing yards and, barring disaster, should pass Peete next season.
Greg McElroy, 2,987 yards in 2010
BJ Symons (Texas Tech, 2003) holds the record for most passing yards in a twelve game season (5,336) and 13 game season (5833). David Klingler (Houston, 1990) 5,140 holds the record for most passing yards in an 11 game season. Visit fbsstatistics.com for a list of all qb's with over 3,500 yards in a season.
Through 14 games of the 2009 season, that is Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts with 4,213 passing yards.
Career Passing yards Career Passing Touchdowns Career Passing yards per game Career Passing Touchdowns per game passing yards in a season, passing yards in a game game passing touchdowns in a season passing yards per game passing touchdowns in a game He owns none of them.