The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had the most passing yards by a team in a game in their first 5 seasons, with 486 yards against the Vikings on November 16, 1980.

most passing yards in the first 5 games nfl season
Interpreted as:
most passing yards in the first 5 regular-season games NFL season
11/16/1980Buccaneers10/29/1961Oilers11/10/1963Cowboys10/13/1961Oilers9/21/1962Broncos9/15/1962Broncos11/1/1964Chiefs10/25/1964Raiders9/22/1996Jaguars10/27/1996Ravens11/19/1961Oilers10/16/1964Patriots10/20/1996Jaguars11/18/1979Seahawks10/24/1965Vikings12/22/1963Raiders10/11/1964Bills10/10/1964Raiders11/6/1960Broncos10/4/1952Browns9/15/1963Raiders11/1/1964Oilers9/16/1962Oilers486464460457449447435435432429427422421409407407405403401401397393392
TEAMDATETMOPPRESULTYDSCMPATTPCTAVGTDTD%INTINT%SCKSCKYRATE
Tampa Bay BuccaneersTampa Bay Buccaneers11/16/1980TBTB@ MIN
@
L
30-38
486305653.68.747.123.60091.8
Houston OilersHouston Oilers10/29/1961HOUHOU@ BUF
@
W
28-16
464183256.314.5412.5412.500101.0
Dallas CowboysDallas Cowboys11/10/1963DALDAL@ SF
@
L
24-31
460304862.59.636.312.1541106.3
Houston OilersHouston Oilers10/13/1961HOUHOU@ BOS
@
T
31-31
457274165.911.124.924.91999.3
Denver BroncosDenver Broncos9/21/1962DENDEN@ BOS
@
L
16-41
449275648.28.023.623.667772.7
Denver BroncosDenver Broncos9/15/1962DENDEN@ BUF
@
W
23-20
447295651.88.023.635.431968.1
Kansas City ChiefsKansas City Chiefs11/1/1964KCKCvs. DEN
vs.
W
49-39
435233860.511.4615.837.9552106.9
Oakland RaidersOakland Raiders10/25/1964OAKOAKvs. DEN
vs.
W
40-7
435253964.111.2512.812.618130.9
Jacksonville JaguarsJacksonville Jaguars9/22/1996JAXJAX@ NE
@
L
25-28
432233959.011.137.712.6219112.3
Baltimore RavensBaltimore Ravens10/27/1996BALBALvs. STL
vs.
W
37-31
429315160.88.435.923.932591.1
Houston OilersHouston Oilers11/19/1961HOUHOUvs. NYT
vs.
W
49-13
427213855.311.2718.412.6120123.6
Boston PatriotsBoston Patriots10/16/1964BOSBOSvs. OAK
vs.
T
43-43
422254753.29.048.548.532276.7
Jacksonville JaguarsJacksonville Jaguars10/20/1996JAXJAX@ STL
@
L
14-17
421375271.28.100.059.62155.5
Seattle SeahawksSeattle Seahawks11/18/1979SEASEAvs. NO
vs.
W
38-24
409253473.512.0411.800.0218152.7
Minnesota VikingsMinnesota Vikings10/24/1965MINMIN@ SF
@
W
42-41
407213560.011.638.600.0112129.1
Oakland RaidersOakland Raiders12/22/1963OAKOAKvs. HOU
vs.
W
52-49
407172958.614.0620.726.9748113.9
Buffalo BillsBuffalo Bills10/11/1964BUFBUF@ HOU
@
W
48-17
405162955.214.0310.3310.30095.0
Oakland RaidersOakland Raiders10/10/1964OAKOAK@ NYJ
@
L
13-35
403234946.98.212.036.121456.8
Denver BroncosDenver Broncos11/6/1960DENDENvs. HOU
vs.
L
25-45
401315457.47.435.623.733084.0
Cleveland BrownsCleveland Browns10/4/1952CLECLE@ PIT
@
W
21-20
401214942.98.236.148.20058.3
Oakland RaidersOakland Raiders9/15/1963OAKOAKvs. BUF
vs.
W
35-17
397173548.611.325.725.732585.1
Houston OilersHouston Oilers11/1/1964HOUHOU@ BUF
@
L
10-24
393376854.45.811.534.40058.0
Houston OilersHouston Oilers9/16/1962HOUHOU@ BOS
@
L
21-34
392213756.810.638.1410.80081.0
Cleveland BrownsCleveland Browns12/6/1953CLECLEvs. NYG
vs.
W
62-14
389203262.512.2515.600.000144.4
Denver BroncosDenver Broncos9/7/1962DENDENvs. SD
vs.
W
30-21
384295058.07.724.036.00070.8
Kansas City ChiefsKansas City Chiefs9/7/1963KCKC@ DEN
@
W
59-7
381192867.913.6517.913.6223135.4
Houston OilersHouston Oilers11/29/1964HOUHOUvs. BOS
vs.
L
17-34
379274856.37.912.148.376754.1
San Diego ChargersSan Diego Chargers11/2/1963SDSD@ NYJ
@
W
53-7
377223171.012.2412.900.016151.5
Jacksonville JaguarsJacksonville Jaguars9/20/1998JAXJAXvs. BAL
vs.
W
24-10
376253473.511.125.900.0311129.0
New York TitansNew York Titans12/11/1960NYTNYT@ OAK
@
W
31-28
375294860.47.836.300.0110105.8
Carolina PanthersCarolina Panthers12/12/1999CARCAR@ GB
@
W
33-31
373294269.08.937.100.015120.4
Houston TexansHouston Texans10/10/2004HOUHOUvs. MIN
vs.
L
28-34
372274264.38.937.100.0414116.4
Results may be incomplete. StatMuse has complete team, game-level data for passing yards going back to the 1950 season.

See Trending NFL Searches