Archie Manning | Top 20 Most Yards Passing Games

New Orleans Saints quarterback Archie Manning rolls out to pass
New Orleans Saints Quarterback Archie Manning

For many seasons it seemed that quarterback Archie Manning was the only source of production for the lowly New Orleans Saints. Always competitive he gave everything on the field.

In 1982, after almost 12 years as a Saint he was traded to Houston. Being he was really the only quarterback the Saints had for that time he was literally the franchise’s All-Time passing leader in every category. Here we have listed the Top-20 Games for Archie in terms of yards passing.

Rk Age Date   Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Sk Yds
1 31.202 1980-12-07 @ SFO L 35-38 24 38 63.16 377 3 1 111.4 2 1
2 30.127 1979-09-23 @ SFO W 30-21 20 28 71.43 355 2 0 137.5 2 17
3 29.170 1978-11-05 @ PIT L 14-20 22 32 68.75 344 1 1 101.6 1 4
4 31.153 1980-10-19   ATL L 14-41 23 32 71.88 323 2 3 85.8 2 21
5 31.111 1980-09-07   SFO L 23-26 25 40 62.50 314 1 0 95.2 1 10
6 31.146 1980-10-12 @ DET L 13-24 25 36 69.44 314 1 0 105.6 6 38
7 31.174 1980-11-09   PHI L 21-34 25 40 62.50 306 3 1 100.6 2 14
8 29.114 1978-09-10 @ GNB L 17-28 33 53 62.26 303 1 1 76.2 1 8
9 31.216 1980-12-21   NWE L 27-38 24 39 61.54 301 1 0 94.1 1 8
10 23.163 1972-10-29   PHI W 21-3 20 35 57.14 295 2 1 92.0 2 11
11 30.113 1979-09-09 @ GNB L 19-28 28 45 62.22 291 1 2 69.8 1 2
12 23.156 1972-10-22 @ SFO T 20-20 17 27 62.96 287 2 1 108.1 2 14
13 31.125 1980-09-21   BUF L 26-35 24 34 70.59 285 2 0 115.4 1 7
14 30.106 1979-09-02   ATL L 34-40 14 29 48.28 284 1 1 80.2    
15 23.142 1972-10-08 @ NYG L 21-45 18 31 58.06 276 3 4 80.2 4 48
16 30.183 1979-11-18 @ SEA L 24-38 20 27 74.07 268 1 0 117.5 3 30
17 30.190 1979-11-25 @ ATL W 37-6 14 31 45.16 264 1 0 86.0    
18 31.167 1980-11-02 @ RAM L 31-45 24 48 50.00 263 3 1 78.7 2 20
19 24.134 1973-09-30 @ BAL L 10-14 18 33 54.55 257 1 1 77.5 1 7
20 23.205 1972-12-10   NWE L 10-17 24 52 46.15 254 1 3 43.3 2 11

Provided by Pro-Football-Reference.com: View Original Table

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