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Who has the most passing yards in a Super Bowl?

Many records have been made in the Super Bowl, and one achievement that is worth taking note of is the most passing yards ever made at this event.

FILE PHOTO: Feb 7, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after beating the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY
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The Super Bowl is an event where history and records are made. One particular record that is noteworthy is the most passing yards ever made in this high-stakes game.

It probably comes as no surprise to know that the one who holds it is professional football’s GOAT- recently-retired Tom Brady.

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Incomparable Brady

Brady holds the record for most all-time passing yards in the Super Bowl, with a total of 3,039 over ten games, nine of which he played with the New England Patriots, and one with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The 44-year-old also holds the record for most passing yards in a single game (505), which he set in Super Bowl LII against the Philadelphia Eagles in 2018. He also holds the number two slot at 466 yards, which he achieved the year before in Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons in 2017.

The seven-time Super Bowl champion also holds the ninth position, with 354 passing yards against the Carolina Panthers in 2004.

Kurt Warner: Honorable mention

Super Bowl MVP Kurt Warner also holds three positions in the top ten. The two-time NFL Most Valuable Player is third with 414 passing yards in 2000, fourth with 377 in 2009, and sixth with 365, which he logged in 2002.

Rounding out the top ten are Nick Foles at fifth with 373 yards, Donovan McNabb at seventh with 357, Joe Montana who ties McNabb with 357, and Doug Williams at number 10 with 340 yards.

Here is the list of the top 25 passing yards made during a Super Bowl game.

Most passing yards in a Super Bowl

Tom Brady2/4/2018505
Tom Brady2/5/2017466
Kurt Warner1/30/2000414
Kurt Warner2/1/2009377
Nick Foles2/4/2018373
Kurt Warner2/3/2002365
Donovan McNabb2/6/2005357
Joe Montana1/22/1989357
Tom Brady2/1/2004354
Doug Williams1/31/1988340
John Elway1/31/1999336
Peyton Manning2/7/2010333
Joe Montana1/20/1985331
Tom Brady2/1/2015328
Steve Young1/29/1995325
Jake Delhomme2/1/2004323
Dan Marino1/20/1985318
Terry Bradshaw1/21/1979318
Terry Bradshaw1/20/1980309
Aaron Rodgers2/6/2011304
John Elway1/25/1987304
Colin Kaepernick2/3/2013302
Ken Anderson1/24/1982300
Joe Montana1/28/1990297
Eli Manning2/5/2012296

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