League Leaders
Player Team Name Passing Attempts
Y.A. Tittle 63 New York 414
Roman Gabriel 67 Los Angeles 385
Roger Staubach 78 Dallas 371
Don Meredith 66 Dallas 336
Earl Morrall Baltimore 328
John Elway Denver 322
Billy Wade Chicago 315
Troy Aikman 92 Dallas 312
Bart Starr Green Bay 307
Phil Simms 86 New York 299
Player Team Name Passing Completions
Y.A. Tittle 63 New York 269
Roman Gabriel 67 Los Angeles 201
Earl Morrall Baltimore 197
Roger Staubach 78 Dallas 193
Bart Starr Green Bay 190
Billy Wade Chicago 179
Troy Aikman 92 Dallas 178
John Elway Denver 178
Phil Simms 86 New York 168
Don Meredith 66 Dallas 139
Player Team Name Passing QB Rating
Y.A. Tittle 63 New York 87.2
Bart Starr Green Bay 84.5
Phil Simms 86 New York 84.5
Roman Gabriel 67 Los Angeles 78.9
John Elway Denver 74.7
Troy Aikman 92 Dallas 74.0
Pat Haden 77 Los Angeles 72.2
Billy Wade Chicago 71.8
Earl Morrall Baltimore 70.1
Bob Griese Miami 69.6
Player Team Name Passing TDs
Roman Gabriel 67 Los Angeles 20
Troy Aikman 92 Dallas 17
Don Meredith 66 Dallas 16
John Elway Denver 16
Phil Simms 86 New York 16
Y.A. Tittle 63 New York 15
Earl Morrall Baltimore 12
Bart Starr Green Bay 12
Roger Staubach 78 Dallas 12
Billy Wade Chicago 10
Player Team Name Passing Yards
Y.A. Tittle 63 New York 2880
Roman Gabriel 67 Los Angeles 2575
Roger Staubach 78 Dallas 2520
Earl Morrall Baltimore 2356
Phil Simms 86 New York 2171
Bart Starr Green Bay 2115
John Elway Denver 2074
Don Meredith 66 Dallas 2032
Troy Aikman 92 Dallas 1963
Billy Wade Chicago 1888
Player Team Name Passing Yards Per Pass
Phil Simms 86 New York 7.3
Bob Griese Miami 7.2
Earl Morrall Baltimore 7.2
Y.A. Tittle 63 New York 7.0
Bart Starr Green Bay 6.9
Roger Staubach 78 Dallas 6.8
Roman Gabriel 67 Los Angeles 6.7
John Elway Denver 6.4
Troy Aikman 92 Dallas 6.3
Pat Haden 77 Los Angeles 6.1
Player Team Name Receiving Average
Drew Pearson 78 Dallas 20.0
Ed McCaffrey Denver 17.0
Bernie Casey 67 Los Angeles 15.3
Michael Irvin 92 Dallas 15.0
Boyd Dowler Green Bay 14.2
Willie Richardson Baltimore 13.9
Frank Gifford 63 New York 13.4
Tony Hill 78 Dallas 13.2
Shannon Sharpe Denver 12.7
Max McGee Green Bay 11.5
Player Team Name Receiving Receptions
Del Shofner 63 New York 96
Michael Irvin 92 Dallas 60
Mike Ditka Chicago 57
Joe Morris 86 New York 56
John Mackey Baltimore 49
Bernie Casey 67 Los Angeles 47
Shannon Sharpe Denver 47
Jim Taylor Green Bay 44
Jay Novacek 92 Dallas 44
Joe Morrison 63 New York 43
Player Team Name Receiving TDs
Joe Morris 86 New York 8
Bob Hayes 66 Dallas 8
Rod Smith Denver 7
Mark Bavaro 86 New York 6
Bernie Casey 67 Los Angeles 6
Michael Irvin 92 Dallas 6
Jay Novacek 92 Dallas 6
Phil King 63 New York 5
Willie Richardson Baltimore 5
Shannon Sharpe Denver 5
Player Team Name Receiving Yards
Del Shofner 63 New York 936
Michael Irvin 92 Dallas 900
Drew Pearson 78 Dallas 858
Bernie Casey 67 Los Angeles 719
Ed McCaffrey Denver 714
Mike Ditka Chicago 612
Shannon Sharpe Denver 595
Boyd Dowler Green Bay 583
Frank Gifford 63 New York 576
Mark Bavaro 86 New York 543
Player Team Name Rushing Attempts
Terrell Davis Denver 320
Jim Taylor Green Bay 278
Joe Morris 86 New York 271
Emmitt Smith 92 Dallas 243
Lawrence McCutcheon 77 Los Angeles 213
Tony Dorsett 78 Dallas 193
Tom Matte Baltimore 167
Larry Csonka Miami 165
Phil King 63 New York 161
Dan Reeves 66 Dallas 146
Player Team Name Rushing Average
Terrell Davis Denver 6.3
Joe Morris 86 New York 5.2
Mercury Morris Miami 5.1
Jim Taylor Green Bay 4.9
Emmitt Smith 92 Dallas 4.8
Tony Dorsett 78 Dallas 4.5
Don Perkins 66 Dallas 4.5
Joe Morrison 63 New York 4.4
Phil King 63 New York 4.4
Lawrence McCutcheon 77 Los Angeles 4.2
Player Team Name Rushing TDs
Terrell Davis Denver 14
Jim Taylor Green Bay 9
Tom Matte Baltimore 6
Mercury Morris Miami 6
Joe Morris 86 New York 5
Joe Morrison 63 New York 5
Tony Dorsett 78 Dallas 5
Emmitt Smith 92 Dallas 5
Dan Reeves 66 Dallas 4
Larry Csonka Miami 3
Player Team Name Rushing Yards
Terrell Davis Denver 2023
Joe Morris 86 New York 1399
Jim Taylor Green Bay 1350
Emmitt Smith 92 Dallas 1170
Lawrence McCutcheon 77 Los Angeles 884
Tony Dorsett 78 Dallas 874
Phil King 63 New York 709
Mercury Morris Miami 678
Larry Csonka Miami 671
Les Josephson 67 Los Angeles 576
Player Team Name Special - Interceptions
Jake E. Scott Miami 8
Richie Petitbon Chicago 7
Dave Whitsell Chicago 7
Bennie McRae Chicago 6
Dick Pesonen 63 New York 5
Herb Adderley Green Bay 5
Rosey Taylor Chicago 5
Ed Meador 67 Los Angeles 5
Irv Cross 67 Los Angeles 4
Cornell Green 66 Dallas 4
Player Team Name Special - Kicker Points Scored
Don Chandler 63 New York 130
Jerry Kramer Green Bay 105
Raul Allegre 86 New York 94
Lin Elliott 92 Dallas 84
Lou Michaels Baltimore 81
Bruce Gossett 67 Los Angeles 77
Garo Yepremian Miami 74
Jason Elam Denver 72
Bob Jencks Chicago 71
Rafael Septien 78 Dallas 65
Player Team Name Special - Kickoff Return Average
Preston Pearson Baltimore 34.2
Mel Renfro 66 Dallas 25.3
Vaughn Hebron Denver 23.8
Willie Ellison 67 Los Angeles 23.2
Charlie Killett 63 New York 22.7
Walt Garrison 66 Dallas 22.5
Kelvin Martin 92 Dallas 22.2
Timmy Brown Baltimore 22.1
Herb Adderley Green Bay 21.6
Butch Johnson 78 Dallas 21.5
Player Team Name Special - Punt Return Average
Darrien Gordon Denver 11.1
Johnny Morris Chicago 10.8
Mel Renfro 66 Dallas 10.7
Kelvin Martin 92 Dallas 10.3
Willie Wood Green Bay 9.7
Rick Volk Baltimore 9.2
Ed Meador 67 Los Angeles 8.2
Phil McConkey 86 New York 7.4
Butch Johnson 78 Dallas 6.6
Player Team Name Special - Punting Average
Sean Landeta 86 New York 46.0
Tom Rouen Denver 45.4
Mike Saxon 92 Dallas 45.3
Bobby Joe Green Chicago 44.7
Don Chandler 63 New York 44.2
Jon Kilgore 67 Los Angeles 43.2
Boyd Dowler Green Bay 42.4
Danny Villanueva 66 Dallas 41.8
Larry Seiple Miami 41.3
Danny White 78 Dallas 39.4
Player Team Name Special - Sacks
Vern Den Herder Miami 12
Bubba Smith Baltimore 10
Doug Atkins Chicago 9
Jack Youngblood 77 Los Angeles 9
Jim Katcavage 63 New York 9
Willie Davis Green Bay 8
Fred Dryer 77 Los Angeles 8
Jerry Hillebrand 63 New York 8
Manny Fernandez Miami 8
Maa Tanuvasa Denver 8
Player Team Name Special - Tackles
Robert Jones 92 Dallas 139
Bob Breunig 78 Dallas 125
Ray Nitschke Green Bay 125
Lee Roy Jordan 66 Dallas 111
Harry Carson 86 New York 105
Bill George Chicago 104
Carl Banks 86 New York 101
Nick Buoniconti Miami 94
John Mobley Denver 92
Hacksaw Reynolds 77 Los Angeles 92