Tom Brady has the most career pass attempts, with 12,819 attempts.

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NAMEGPATTCMPPCTYDSAVGYDS/GTDTD%INTINT%SCKSCKYRATE
Tom BradyTom Brady35712,8198,19363.995,0567.4266.36945.42381.96073,81396.6
Drew BreesDrew Brees30511,2727,62367.685,7247.6281.16085.42582.34493,19798.6
Brett FavreBrett Favre32610,9606,78161.977,6937.1238.35525.03663.35613,72186.1
Peyton ManningPeyton Manning29310,4076,77465.179,2797.6270.65795.62762.73432,25195.6
Dan MarinoDan Marino2609,0455,35259.265,8717.3253.44525.02763.12922,07185.7
Ben RoethlisbergerBen Roethlisberger2658,9665,76764.368,6277.7259.04445.02352.65913,93093.2
Philip RiversPhilip Rivers2568,5355,51564.666,4057.8259.44375.12192.64883,00794.7
Eli ManningEli Manning2488,5195,13760.359,8387.0241.33844.52533.04383,02584.3
Matt RyanMatt Ryan2268,1735,36065.661,0567.5270.23834.71762.24563,01894.5
John ElwayJohn Elway2567,9014,47856.756,4397.1220.53274.12473.15554,10379.8
Aaron RodgersAaron Rodgers2297,7055,01365.159,7927.8261.14806.21061.45393,629103.7
Warren MoonWarren Moon2187,2264,24758.852,1957.2239.43084.32473.44823,59381.1
Drew BledsoeDrew Bledsoe2016,9693,96856.945,9466.6228.62573.72183.14843,26676.3
Vinny TestaverdeVinny Testaverde2406,8903,90156.647,5536.9198.12814.12723.94243,02875.2
Fran TarkentonFran Tarkenton2576,7593,83556.748,8067.2189.93535.22834.22942,49279.4
Matthew StaffordMatthew Stafford1796,7414,23862.949,3337.3275.63134.61562.34072,67290.8
Joe FlaccoJoe Flacco1936,5554,02461.444,4926.8230.52523.81542.33962,82084.5
Kerry CollinsKerry Collins2056,5023,62855.842,4786.5207.22203.42073.23472,28673.8
Carson PalmerCarson Palmer1866,4254,00862.447,0437.3252.92994.71943.03492,42987.5
Joe MontanaJoe Montana2156,1253,86963.246,3237.6215.53185.21602.63592,36892.7
Donovan McNabbDonovan McNabb1835,9513,51159.041,0286.9224.22584.31342.34582,93485.0
Dan FoutsDan Fouts1885,8903,45658.745,1657.7240.22664.52584.43322,39979.7
Matt HasselbeckMatt Hasselbeck2205,7363,45960.339,3796.9179.02304.01622.83792,37582.5
Dave KriegDave Krieg2255,5933,24958.140,0427.2178.02724.92083.75214,01181.0
Alex SmithAlex Smith1815,4463,40662.537,3956.9206.62133.91112.04502,56587.4
StatMuse has season-level data for passing attempts going back to the 1932 season.