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Super Bowl Passing Records


Records updated through Super Bowl XLII

Super Bowl Passer Rating



Highest Super Bowl Passer Rating Career (40 attempts)
127.8Joe Montana San Francisco 4 games
122.8Jim Plunkett Oakland-L.A. Raiders 2 games
112.8Terry Bradshaw Pittsburgh 4 games

Super Bowl Attempts



Most Super Bowl Passes Attempted Career
156Tom Brady, New England, 4 games
152John Elway Denver 5 games
145Jim Kelly Buffalo 4 games
122Joe Montana San Francisco 4 games

Most Super Bowl Passes Attempted Game
58Jim Kelly Buffalo vs. Washington XXVI
51 Donovan McNabb, Philadelphia vs. New England, XXXIX
50Dan Marino Miami vs. San Francisco XIX
Jim Kelly Buffalo vs. Dallas XXVIII
49Stan Humphries San Diego vs. San Francisco XXIX
Neil O’Donnell Pittsburgh vs. Dallas XXX

Super Bowl Completions



Most Super Bowl Passes Completed Career
100Tom Brady, New England, 4 games
83Joe Montana San Francisco 4 games
81Jim Kelly Buffalo 4 games
76John Elway Denver 5 games

Most Super Bowl Passes Completed Game
32Tom Brady New England vs. Carolina XXXVIII
31Jim Kelly Buffalo vs. Dallas XXVIII
30 Donovan McNabb, Philadelphia vs. New England, XXXIX
29Dan Marino Miami vs. San Francisco XIX
Neil O’Donnell Pittsburgh vs. Dallas XXX
Kurt Warner St. Louis vs. New England XXXVI

Most Super Bowl Consecutive Completions Game
13Joe Montana San Francisco vs. Denver XXIV
10Phil Simms N.Y. Giants vs. Denver XXI
Troy Aikman Dallas vs. Pittsburgh XXX
9Jim Kelly Buffalo vs. Dallas XXVIII
Neil O’Donnell Pittsburgh vs. Dallas XXX
Steve McNair Tennessee vs. St. Louis XXXIV
Peyton Manning, Indianapolis vs. Chicago, XLI

Super Bowl Completion Percentage



Highest Super Bowl Completion Percentage Career (40 attempts)
70.0Troy Aikman Dallas 3 games (80-56)
68.0Joe Montana San Francisco 4 games (122-83)
64.1Tom Brady New England 4 games (156-100)

Highest Super Bowl Completion Percentage Game (20 attempts)
88.0Phil Simms N.Y. Giants vs. Denver XXI (25-22)
75.9Joe Montana San Francisco vs. Denver XXIV (29-22)
73.5Ken Anderson Cincinnati vs. San Francisco XVI (34-25)

Super Bowl Yards Gained



Most Super Bowl Yards Gained Career
1142Joe Montana San Francisco 4 games
1128John Elway Denver 5 games
1001Tom Brady, New England, 4 games
932Terry Bradshaw Pittsburgh 4 games

Most Super Bowl Yards Gained Game
414Kurt Warner St. Louis vs. Tennessee XXXIV
365Kurt Warner St. Louis vs. New England XXXVI
357Joe Montana San Francisco vs. Cincinnati XXIII
Donovan McNabb, Philadelphia vs. New England, XXXIX

Super Bowl Longest Pass Completion
85Jake Delhomme (to Muhammad) Carolina vs. New England XXXVIII (TD)
81Brett Favre (to Freeman) Green Bay vs. New England XXXI (TD)
80Jim Plunkett (to King) Oakland vs. Philadelphia XV (TD)
Doug Williams (to Sanders) Washington vs. Denver XXII (TD)
John Elway (to R. Smith) Denver vs. Atlanta XXXIII (TD)

Super Bowl Average Gain



Highest Average Gain Career (40 attempts)
11.10Terry Bradshaw Pittsburgh 4 games (84-932)
9.62Bart Starr Green Bay 2 games (47-452)
9.41Jim Plunkett Oakland-L.A. Raiders 2 games (46-433)

Highest Average Gain Game (20 attempts)
14.71Terry Bradshaw Pittsburgh vs. Los Angeles XIV (21-309)
12.80Jim McMahon Chicago vs. New England XX (20-256)
12.43Jim Plunkett Oakland vs. Philadelphia XV (21-261)

Super Bowl Passing Touchdowns



Most Super Bowl Touchdown Passes Career
11Joe Montana San Francisco 4 games
9Terry Bradshaw Pittsburgh 4 games
8Roger Staubach Dallas 4 games

Most Super Bowl Touchdown Passes Game
6Steve Young San Francisco vs. San Diego XXIX
5Joe Montana San Francisco vs. Denver XXIV
4Terry Bradshaw Pittsburgh vs. Dallas XIII
Doug Williams Washington vs. Denver XXII
Troy Aikman Dallas vs. Buffalo XXVII

Super Bowl Passes Had Intercepted



Lowest Percentage Passes Had Intercepted Career (40 attempts)
0.00Jim Plunkett Oakland-L.A. Raiders 2 games (46-0)
Joe Montana San Francisco 4 games (122-0)
0.64Tom Brady, New England, 4 games (156-1)
1.25Troy Aikman Dallas 3 games (80-1)
1.33Tom Brady New England 2 games (75-1)

Most Super Bowl Attempts Without Interception Game
48Tom Brady, New England vs. N.Y. Giants, XLII
45Kurt Warner St. Louis vs. Tennessee XXXIV
36Joe Montana San Francisco vs. Cincinnati XXIII
Steve Young San Francisco vs. San Diego XXIX
Steve McNair Tennessee vs. St. Louis XXXIV
35Joe Montana San Francisco vs. Miami XIX

Most Super Bowl Passes Had Intercepted Career
8John Elway Denver 5 games
7Craig Morton Dallas-Denver 2 games
Jim Kelly Buffalo 4 games
6Fran Tarkenton Minnesota 3 games

Most Super Bowl Passes Had Intercepted Game
5Rich Gannon Oakland vs. Tampa Bay XXXVII
4Craig Morton Denver vs. Dallas XII
Jim Kelly Buffalo vs. Washington XXVI
Drew Bledsoe New England vs. Green Bay XXXI
Kerry Collins N.Y. Giants vs. Baltimore XXXV
3By 11 players