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Quarterback Air Yards: 2012 NFL Season


CHANGE SEASON: 
Quarterback Air Yards Leaders
RankPlayerTeamYDSYACAir YardsAY/Att% of Air Yards% of YAC to Total Yards
1Drew BreesNO5,1772,2682,9094.3456.2%43.8%
2Tony RomoDAL4,9032,0332,8704.4358.5%41.5%
3Matthew StaffordDET4,9672,1602,8073.8656.5%43.5%
4Peyton ManningDEN4,6591,9942,6654.5757.2%42.8%
5Andrew LuckIND4,3741,7302,6444.2260.5%39.6%
6Matt RyanATL4,7192,1682,5514.1554.1%45.9%
7Tom BradyNE4,8272,3332,4943.9251.7%48.3%
8Eli ManningNYG3,9481,4612,4874.6463.0%37.0%
9Josh FreemanTB4,0651,7792,2864.1056.2%43.8%
10Aaron RodgersGB4,2952,1352,1603.9150.3%49.7%
11Matt SchaubHOU4,0081,8782,1303.9253.1%46.9%
12Joe FlaccoBAL3,8171,7482,0693.9054.2%45.8%
13Sam BradfordSTL3,7021,6602,0423.7155.2%44.8%
14Cam NewtonCAR3,8691,8482,0214.1752.2%47.8%
15Ryan TannehillMIA3,2941,3531,9414.0158.9%41.1%
16Carson PalmerOAK4,0182,0881,9303.4248.0%52.0%
17Andy DaltonCIN3,6691,8021,8673.5450.9%49.1%
18Mark SanchezNYJ2,8831,0261,8574.1064.4%35.6%
19Russell WilsonSEA3,1181,3171,8014.5857.8%42.2%
20Jay CutlerCHI3,0331,2571,7764.0958.6%41.4%
21Ben RoethlisbergerPIT3,2651,5631,7023.7952.1%47.9%
22Philip RiversSD3,6061,9391,6673.1646.2%53.8%
23Robert Griffin IIIWAS3,2001,5461,6544.2151.7%48.3%
24Ryan FitzpatrickBUF3,4001,8861,5143.0044.5%55.5%
25Brandon WeedenCLE3,3851,8711,5142.9344.7%55.3%
26Jake LockerTEN2,1768941,2824.0858.9%41.1%
27Michael VickPHI2,3621,0871,2753.6354.0%46.0%
28Christian PonderMIN2,9351,7131,2222.5341.6%58.4%
29Chad HenneJAC2,0849021,1823.8456.7%43.3%
30Colin KaepernickSF1,8147171,0975.0360.5%39.5%
31Matt CasselKC1,7968539433.4052.5%47.5%
32Blaine GabbertJAC1,6627329303.3556.0%44.0%
33Alex SmithSF1,7378099284.2653.4%46.6%
34Nick FolesPHI1,6999137862.9746.3%53.7%
35Matt HasselbeckTEN1,3676117563.4255.3%44.7%
36Kevin KolbARI1,1695016683.6557.1%42.9%
37Brady QuinnKC1,1415256163.1354.0%46.0%
38John SkeltonARI1,1325505822.9051.4%48.6%
39Ryan LindleyARI7522974552.6660.5%39.5%
40Kirk CousinsWAS4662162505.2153.7%46.4%
41Brian HoyerARI330952354.4371.2%28.8%
42Charlie BatchPIT4752562193.1346.1%53.9%
43Jason CampbellCHI265821833.5969.1%30.9%
44Thaddeus LewisCLE204601444.5070.6%29.4%
45Byron LeftwichPIT2721281442.7252.9%47.1%
46Terrelle PryorOAK155351204.0077.4%22.6%
47Shaun HillDET172571158.8566.9%33.1%
48Tyrod TaylorBAL17980993.4155.3%44.7%
49Greg McElroyNYJ214117973.1345.3%54.7%
50Matt MooreMIA13135965.0573.3%26.7%
51Matt LeinartOAK11543722.1862.6%37.4%
52Kyle OrtonDAL8931585.8065.2%34.8%
53Bruce GradkowskiCIN6511544.9183.1%16.9%
54Colt McCoyCLE7928513.0064.6%35.4%
55Dan OrlovskyTB5118334.7164.7%35.3%
56Kellen ClemensSTL3973210.6782.1%18.0%
57Matt FlynnSEA6841273.0039.7%60.3%
58Derek AndersonCAR5832266.5044.8%55.2%
59Tyler ThigpenBUF3012183.6060.0%40.0%
60Rusty SmithTEN3418163.2047.1%52.9%
61Tim TebowNYJ3929101.2525.6%74.4%
62Graham HarrellGB2010102.5050.0%50.0%
63T.J. YatesHOU382990.9023.7%76.3%
64Brock OsweilerDEN12482.0066.7%33.3%
65Trent EdwardsPHI14773.5050.0%50.0%
66David CarrNYG191720.6710.5%89.5%
67Chase DanielNO1012-2-2.00-20.0%120.0%
68Ryan MallettNE1719-2-0.50-11.8%111.8%
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