Andrew Luck had the most passing yards by a quarterback as a starter in his first season, with 4,374 yards in his rookie season in 2012.

qbs with most pass yards in first season as a starter
2012Luck2020Herbert2011Newton2015Winston2016Wentz1998Manning2019Murray2016Prescott2018Mayfield2010Bradford2008Ryan2011Dalton2012Weeden2012Tannehill2014Carr2012Griffin2012Wilson2013Smith1997Stewart2019Jones2008Flacco2001Weinke2004Palmer4.4k4.3k4.1k4.0k3.8k3.7k3.7k3.7k3.5k3.5k3.4k3.4k3.4k3.3k3.3k3.2k3.1k3.0k3.0k3.0k3.0k2.9k2.9k
NAMESEASONTMGPYDSCMPATTPCTAVGYDS/GTDTD%INTINT%SCKSCKYRATE
Andrew LuckAndrew Luck2012INDIND164,37433962754.17.0273.4233.7182.94124676.5
Justin HerbertJustin Herbert2020LACLAC154,33639659566.67.3289.1315.2101.73221898.3
Cam NewtonCam Newton2011CARCAR164,05131051760.07.8253.2214.1173.33526084.5
Jameis WinstonJameis Winston2015TBTB164,04231253558.37.6252.6224.1152.82719084.2
Carson WentzCarson Wentz2016PHIPHI163,78237960762.46.2236.4162.6142.33321379.3
Peyton ManningPeyton Manning1998INDIND163,73932657556.76.5233.7264.5284.92210971.2
Kyler MurrayKyler Murray2019ARIARI163,72234954264.46.9232.6203.7122.24830987.4
Dak PrescottDak Prescott2016DALDAL163,66731145967.88.0229.2235.040.925143104.9
Baker MayfieldBaker Mayfield2018CLECLE133,52429346363.37.6271.1275.8143.02416593.4
Sam BradfordSam Bradford2010STLSTL163,51235459060.06.0219.5183.1152.53424476.5
Matt RyanMatt Ryan2008ATLATL163,44026543461.17.9215.0163.7112.51710487.7
Andy DaltonAndy Dalton2011CINCIN163,39830051658.16.6212.4203.9132.52416080.4
Brandon WeedenBrandon Weeden2012CLECLE153,38529751757.46.5225.7142.7173.32818672.6
Ryan TannehillRyan Tannehill2012MIAMIA163,29428248458.36.8205.9122.5132.73523476.1
Derek CarrDerek Carr2014OAKOAK163,27034859958.15.5204.4213.5122.02414976.6
Robert Griffin IIIRobert Griffin III2012WASWAS153,20025839365.68.1213.3205.151.330217102.4
Russell WilsonRussell Wilson2012SEASEA163,11825239364.17.9194.9266.6102.533203100.0
Geno SmithGeno Smith2013NYJNYJ163,04624744355.86.9190.4122.7214.74331566.5
Kordell StewartKordell Stewart1997PITPIT163,02023644053.66.9188.8214.8173.92015275.2
Daniel JonesDaniel Jones2019NYGNYG123,01028145561.86.6250.8245.3122.63829587.7
Joe FlaccoJoe Flacco2008BALBAL162,97125742860.06.9185.7143.3122.83227680.3
Chris WeinkeChris Weinke2001CARCAR152,93129354054.35.4195.4112.0193.52617762.0
Carson PalmerCarson Palmer2004CINCIN132,89726343260.96.7222.8184.2184.22517877.3
DeShone KizerDeShone Kizer2017CLECLE152,89425547653.66.1192.9112.3224.63822660.5
Sam DarnoldSam Darnold2018NYJNYJ132,86523941457.76.9220.4174.1153.63020477.6
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