The 20 Best Single-Season Completion Percentages in NFL History (Quarterbacks)

Drew Brees: The Most Accurate Season, 2011

Drew Brees: The Most Accurate Season, 2011

After four games, Peyton Manning is vying to become the most accurate quarterback in a single season, sitting at an unbelievable 75 percent completion percentage.

Only four QBs have ever completed at least 70 percent of their passes in a one campaign, led by Drew Brees, who not only did it twice, but holds the top two positions. He’s tied with, here’s a twist, the Cincinnati Bengals’ Ken Anderson in second.

Then, more understandably, Steve Young and Joe Montana.

These are the 20 most accurate seasons any quarterback has ever had.

UPDATED LIST: Through the 2013 season. Manning slipped and finished with a 68.3 completion percentage, tied for 19th all time. In fact, Drew Brees and Philip Rivers finished with a higher accuracy.

QUARTERBACK COMPLETION PERCENTAGE SEASON TEAM
1. Drew Brees 71.2% 2011 New Orleans Saints
2. Drew Brees 70.6% 2009 New Orleans Saints
2. Ken Anderson 70.6% 1982 Cincinnati Bengals
4. Steve Young 70.3% 1994 San Francisco 49ers
5. Joe Montana 70.2% 1989 San Francisco 49ers
6. Philip Rivers 69.5% 2013 San Diego Chargers
7. Brian Griese 69.3% 2004 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
8. Daunte Culpepper 69.2% 2004 Minnesota Vikings
9. Troy Aikman 69.1% 1993 Dallas Cowboys
10. Chad Pennington 68.9% 2002 New York Jets
10. Tom Brady 68.9% 2007 New England Patriots
12. Chad Pennington 68.8% 2007 New York Jets
12. Peyton Manning 68.8% 2009 Indianapolis Colts
14. Kurt Warner 68.7% 2001 St. Louis Rams
15. Drew Brees
68.6% 2013 New Orleans Saints
15. Matt Ryan 68.6% 2012 Atlanta Falcons
15. Peyton Manning 68.6% 2012 Denver Broncos
18. Brett Favre 68.4% 2009 Minnesota Vikings
19. Aaron Rodgers 68.3% 2011 Green Bay Packers
19. David Carr 68.3% 2006 Houston Texans
19. Peyton Manning
68.3% 2013 Denver Broncos

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