Between the 2016 and 2020 seasons, Matt Ryan had the most passing yards, with 23,010 yards.

most passing yards in 2016 to 2020
Interpreted as:
most passing yards by a player in 2016 to 2020
RyanRiversBradyCousinsWilsonCarrBreesStaffordRodgersGoffPrescottRoethlisbergerWentzWinstonDaltonWatsonMahomesNewtonManningFlaccoFitzpatrickTannehillKeenum23.0k22.0k21.2k21.2k20.0k19.6k19.5k19.1k18.8k18.2k17.6k17.4k16.8k15.8k15.8k14.5k14.2k13.4k12.8k12.6k11.8k11.5k11.4k
NAMEGPYDSCMPATTPCTAVGYDS/GTDTD%INTINT%SCKSCKYRATE
Matt RyanMatt Ryan7923,0101,9522,91367.07.9291.31455.0511.81921,260100.1
Philip RiversPhilip Rivers8021,9931,8152,79564.97.9274.91405.0742.613985294.6
Tom BradyTom Brady7621,1761,8252,80665.07.5278.61535.5411.511976399.8
Kirk CousinsKirk Cousins7921,1761,8342,71267.67.8268.11435.3542.01711,256100.3
Russell WilsonRussell Wilson8019,9721,6972,60065.37.7249.71616.2471.82301,590101.6
Derek CarrDerek Carr7819,6391,7702,65866.67.4251.81174.4461.714281395.8
Drew BreesDrew Brees7019,4551,7772,46672.17.9277.91435.8381.589628107.9
Matthew StaffordMatthew Stafford7219,1331,6522,53365.27.6265.71194.7461.81801,14996.0
Aaron RodgersAaron Rodgers7118,8461,6522,54065.07.4265.41556.1240.91621,233103.6
Jared GoffJared Goff6918,1711,5362,42163.47.5263.31074.4552.312994891.5
Dak PrescottDak Prescott6917,6341,5142,29366.07.7255.61064.6401.714689297.3
Ben RoethlisbergerBen Roethlisberger6217,3531,5742,41565.27.2279.91245.1542.27757194.1
Carson WentzCarson Wentz6816,8111,5622,49262.76.7247.21134.5502.01791,13389.2
Jameis WinstonJameis Winston6015,7701,2582,02462.27.8262.8994.9733.614489687.6
Andy DaltonAndy Dalton6715,7561,4172,28562.06.9235.2944.1532.31621,10986.5
Deshaun WatsonDeshaun Watson5414,5391,1861,74867.88.3269.21045.9362.11741,050104.5
Patrick MahomesPatrick Mahomes4614,1521,1141,68766.08.4307.71146.8241.467460108.7
Cam NewtonCam Newton6213,4351,1731,93060.87.0216.7733.8542.813797082.7
Eli ManningEli Manning5112,8361,2001,89263.46.8251.7723.8452.410473386.0
Joe FlaccoJoe Flacco5412,6091,2651,99663.46.3233.5623.1422.110979082.8
Ryan FitzpatrickRyan Fitzpatrick5211,7999821,58162.17.5226.9694.4533.49446585.5
Ryan TannehillRyan Tannehill5211,5359531,43066.68.1221.8916.4342.4119880102.5
Case KeenumCase Keenum5311,3911,0511,64663.96.9214.9603.6382.39465686.7
Alex SmithAlex Smith4811,3061,0421,57466.27.2235.5573.6261.710760792.4
Baker MayfieldBaker Mayfield4611,1159321,50661.97.4241.6755.0432.99162089.1
StatMuse has season-level data for passing yards going back to the 1932 season.