Peyton Manning has the most passing yards by a quarterback in a season, with 5,477 yards in 2013.

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NAMESEASONTMGPYDSCMPATTPCTAVGYDS/GTDTD%INTINT%SCKSCKYRATE
Peyton ManningPeyton Manning2013DENDEN165,47745065968.38.3342.3558.3101.518120115.1
Drew BreesDrew Brees2011NONO165,47646865771.28.3342.3467.0142.124158110.6
Tom BradyTom Brady2011NENE165,23540161165.68.6327.2396.4122.032173105.6
Drew BreesDrew Brees2016NONO165,20847167370.07.7325.5375.5152.227184101.7
Drew BreesDrew Brees2012NONO165,17742267063.07.7323.6436.4192.82619096.3
Drew BreesDrew Brees2013NONO165,16244665068.67.9322.6396.0121.837244104.7
Ben RoethlisbergerBen Roethlisberger2018PITPIT165,12945267567.07.6320.6345.0162.42416696.5
Jameis WinstonJameis Winston2019TBTB165,10938062660.78.2319.3335.3304.84728284.3
Patrick MahomesPatrick Mahomes2018KCKC165,09738358066.08.8318.6508.6122.126171113.8
Dan MarinoDan Marino1984MIAMIA165,08436256464.29.0317.8488.5173.013120108.9
Drew BreesDrew Brees2008NONO165,06941363565.08.0316.8345.4172.7139296.2
Matthew StaffordMatthew Stafford2011DETDET165,03842166363.57.6314.9416.2162.43625797.2
Matthew StaffordMatthew Stafford2012DETDET164,96743572759.86.8310.4202.8172.32921279.8
Drew BreesDrew Brees2014NONO164,95245665969.27.5309.5335.0172.62918697.0
Ben RoethlisbergerBen Roethlisberger2014PITPIT164,95240860867.18.1309.5325.391.533172103.3
Matt RyanMatt Ryan2016ATLATL164,94437353469.99.3309.0387.171.337235117.1
Eli ManningEli Manning2011NYGNYG164,93335958961.08.4308.3294.9162.72819992.9
Matt RyanMatt Ryan2018ATLATL164,92442260869.48.1307.8355.871.242296108.1
Kirk CousinsKirk Cousins2016WASWAS164,91740660667.08.1307.3254.1122.02319097.2
Tony RomoTony Romo2012DALDAL164,90342564865.67.6306.4284.3192.93626390.5
Dak PrescottDak Prescott2019DALDAL164,90238859665.18.2306.4305.0111.82315199.7
Drew BreesDrew Brees2015NONO154,87042862768.37.8324.7325.1111.831235101.0
Kurt WarnerKurt Warner2001STLSTL164,83037554668.78.8301.9366.6224.038233101.4
Tom BradyTom Brady2012NENE164,82740163763.07.6301.7345.381.32718298.7
Deshaun WatsonDeshaun Watson2020HOUHOU164,82338254470.28.9301.4336.171.349293112.4
StatMuse has season-level data for passing yards going back to the 1932 season.

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