Otto Graham has averaged the most career passing yards per attempt by a quarterback, with 8.6 yards.

highest qb yards per throw
Interpreted as:
highest qb yards with a minimum of 1500 passing attempts per throw
GrahamMahomesWatsonLuckmanVan BrocklinYoungWarnerRomoStarrWilsonRiversRodgersUnitasCousinsWinstonMorrallBrownRoethlisbergerPrescottFoutsDawsonStaubachManning8.68.48.38.38.28.07.97.97.87.87.87.87.87.77.77.77.77.77.77.77.77.77.7
NAMEGPAVGATTCMPPCTYDSYDS/GTDTD%INTINT%SCKSCKYRATE
Otto GrahamOtto Graham728.61,56587255.713,499187.5885.6946.078.2
Patrick MahomesPatrick Mahomes468.41,6871,11466.014,152307.71146.8241.467460108.7
Deshaun WatsonDeshaun Watson548.31,7481,18667.814,539269.21045.9362.11741,050104.5
Sid LuckmanSid Luckman1178.31,69388152.014,050120.11327.81287.674.5
Norm Van BrocklinNorm Van Brocklin1408.22,8951,55353.623,611168.71736.01786.175.1
Steve YoungSteve Young1698.04,1492,66764.333,124196.02325.61072.63582,05596.8
Kurt WarnerKurt Warner1247.94,0702,66665.532,344260.82085.11283.12601,66993.7
Tony RomoTony Romo1567.94,3352,82965.334,183219.12485.71172.72481,67297.1
Bart StarrBart Starr1967.83,1491,80857.424,718126.11524.81384.45953380.5
Russell WilsonRussell Wilson1447.84,3352,82065.133,946235.72676.2811.93942,572101.7
Philip RiversPhilip Rivers2447.88,1345,27764.963,440260.04215.22092.64652,84295.2
Aaron RodgersAaron Rodgers1977.86,5874,28565.151,245260.14126.3891.44683,150103.9
Johnny UnitasJohnny Unitas2117.85,1862,83054.640,239190.72905.62534.97459078.2
Kirk CousinsKirk Cousins1097.73,6622,45367.028,372260.31905.2842.32131,57197.9
Jameis WinstonJameis Winston767.72,5591,57061.419,812260.71214.7883.41711,08686.9
Earl MorrallEarl Morrall2557.72,6891,37951.320,80981.61616.01485.55848774.1
Ed BrownEd Brown1287.71,88689647.514,591114.0945.01316.961.6
Ben RoethlisbergerBen Roethlisberger2337.77,8385,05064.460,348259.03965.12012.65163,43894.0
Dak PrescottDak Prescott697.72,2931,51466.017,634255.61064.6401.714689297.3
Dan FoutsDan Fouts1817.75,6043,29758.843,040237.82544.52424.33192,30480.2
Len DawsonLen Dawson2117.73,7412,13657.128,711136.12396.41834.91671,42382.6
Roger StaubachRoger Staubach1317.72,9581,68557.022,700173.31535.21093.73132,15483.4
Peyton ManningPeyton Manning2667.79,3806,12565.371,940270.55395.72512.73031,95396.5
Sammy BaughSammy Baugh937.61,7661,01457.413,507145.21076.11106.276.0
Drew BreesDrew Brees2877.610,5517,14267.780,358280.05715.42432.34202,99198.7
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