Dan Marino vs John Elway Stats

In 242 games in his career, Marino was successful on 4,967 of 8,358 tries for 61,361 yards. He totaled 253.6 yds per contest through the air with a 86.4 quarterback rating. Marino passed for 420 touchdowns compared to 252 interceptions and the longest throw of his career went for 85 yards. He lost 1,930 yds while being the victim of a quarterback sack 270 different times. His touchdown percentage was 5.0% and his interception percentage was 3.0%.

During the 234 contests in his career, Elway was successful on 4,123 of his 7,250 tries for a total of 51,475 yards. He finished with 220.0 yds per contest through the air with a 79.9 QB rating. Elway passed for 300 TD’s while tossing 226 picks and the longest pass of his career went for 86 yds. He lost 3,785 yds while being sacked 516 times. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts was 4.1% and his interception percentage was 3.1%.

Dan Marino vs John Elway Stats

Dan Marino Career John Elway
242 Games Played 234
4,967 Completions 4,123
8,358 Pass Attempts 7,250
59.4% Completion % 56.9%
61,361 Passing Yards 51,475
420 Passing Touchdowns 300
5.0% Touchdown Percentage 4.1%
252 Interceptions 226
3.0% Interception Percentage 3.1%
85 Longest Pass 86
7.3 Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.1
7.0 Adjusted Yards Per Pass Attempt 6.5
12.4 Yards Per Completion 12.5
253.6 Passing Yards Per Game 220.0
86.4 Quarterback Rating 79.9
270 Times Sacked 516
1,930 Yards Lost by Sack 3,785
6.9 Net Yards Per Pass Attempt 6.1
6.5 Adjusted Net Yards Per Attempt 5.6
3.1% Sack Percentage 6.6%

Marino completed 204 of his attempted 369 passes in his last year for a completion percentage of 55.3%. His longest completion went for 62 yds and he threw for 222.5 yds per outing. He had a QB rating of 64.4 with a touchdown percentage of 3.3% and an interception rate of 4.6%. In his final season, Marino threw for a total of 2,448 yards with 12 touchdowns and 17 picks. He was sacked 29 different times for a total of 174 yds lost.

In 13 games in his final year, Elway completed 210 of his 356 tries for a total of 2,806 yards. He averaged 215.8 passing yards per contest with a 73.2 quarterback rating. Elway threw for 22 touchdowns in his last year while tossing 10 interceptions and his longest completion of the year went for 58 yards. He lost 210 yds while being the victim of a QB sack 35 times. His TD percentage on pass attempts was 6.2% and his interception percentage was 2.8%.

Dan Marino (1999) Most Recent Season John Elway (1998)
11 Games Played 13
204 Completions 210
369 Pass Attempts 356
55.3% Completion % 59.0%
2,448 Passing Yards 2,806
12 Passing Touchdowns 22
3.3% Touchdown Percentage 6.2%
17 Interceptions 10
4.6% Interception Percentage 2.8%
62 Longest Pass 58
6.6 Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.9
5.2 Adjusted Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.9
12.0 Yards Per Completion 13.4
222.5 Passing Yards Per Game 215.8
64.4 Quarterback Rating 73.2
29 Times Sacked 35
174 Yards Lost by Sack 210
5.7 Net Yards Per Pass Attempt 6.6
4.4 Adjusted Net Yards Per Attempt 6.6
7.9% Sack Percentage 9.8%