Who Had The Most 4,000 Yard Passing Seasons During The 1980’s?


When a quarterback breaks the 3,000 yard mark in a season, it’s generally said to be a very successful year. Some quarterbacks go the extra mile and take the next step, passing for over 4,000 yards in a season. During the 1980s, what quarterback had the most 4,000 yard seasons?

The 1980’s

Eight different quarterbacks managed to top the 4,000 yard passing mark one time during the 1980’s:

Lynn Dickey
Jim Everett
Bill Kenney
Neil Lomax
Don Majkowski
Jay Schroeder
Phil Simms
Brian Sipe

One quarterback though was able to top those eight and throw for over 4,000 yards twice:

Dan Fouts

Another quarterback topped all nine of them though by topping the 4,000 passing yard mark four times during the 1980’s:

Dan Marino

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