Drew Brees Stats

For his NFL career, Brees threw for a total of 80,358 yds with 571 touchdowns and 243 picks. Over the course of his time in the league, he was driven to the ground via sack 420 different times totaling 2,991 yards lost behind the line of scrimmage. His quarterback rating was 98.7 with a TD rate of 5.4% and an interception percentage of 2.3%. His longest pass completion during his time in the league was for 98 yds and he passed for 280.0 yds per outing. Drew Brees completed 7,142 of his career 10,551 tosses for a completion percentage of 67.7%.

Brees passed for 24 touchdowns in his last year while tossing 6 interceptions and his longest completion of the year went for 52 yards. His touchdown rate on pass attempts was 6.2% and his interception rate was 1.5%. He was driven back 180 yards while being sacked 30 times. He averaged 245.2 yds per contest through the air with a 108.3 QB rating. In 12 contests in his final year, Brees completed 275 of 390 tries for 2,942 yards.

Drew Brees Stats

Year Team TD TD% Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Games GS Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Int Int% 1D Lng
Career 571 5.4% 7,142 10,551 67.7% 80,358 287 0 7.6 7.7 11.3 280.0 243 2.3% 0 98
2020 NOR 24 6.2% 275 390 70.5% 2,942 12 12 7.5 8.1 10.7 245.2 6 1.5% 149 52
2019 NOR 27 7.1% 281 378 74.3% 2,979 11 11 7.9 8.8 10.6 270.8 4 1.1% 159 61
2018 NOR 32 6.5% 364 489 74.4% 3,992 15 15 8.2 9.0 11.0 266.1 5 1.0% 223 72
2017 NOR 23 4.3% 386 536 72.0% 4,334 16 16 8.1 8.3 11.2 270.9 8 1.5% 203 54
2016 NOR 37 5.5% 471 673 70.0% 5,208 16 16 7.7 7.8 11.1 325.5 15 2.2% 265 98
2015 NOR 32 5.1% 428 627 68.3% 4,870 15 15 7.8 8.0 11.4 324.7 11 1.8% 228 80
2014 NOR 33 5.0% 456 659 69.2% 4,952 16 16 7.5 7.4 10.9 309.5 17 2.6% 259 69
2013 NOR 39 6.0% 446 650 68.6% 5,162 16 16 7.9 8.3 11.6 322.6 12 1.8% 246 76
2012 NOR 43 6.4% 422 670 63.0% 5,177 16 16 7.7 7.7 12.3 323.6 19 2.8% 266 80
2011 NOR 46 7.0% 468 657 71.2% 5,476 16 16 8.3 8.8 11.7 342.3 14 2.1% 279 79
2010 NOR 33 5.0% 448 658 68.1% 4,620 16 16 7.0 6.5 10.3 288.8 22 3.3% 238 80
2009 NOR 34 6.6% 363 514 70.6% 4,388 15 15 8.5 8.9 12.1 292.5 11 2.1% 210 75
2008 NOR 34 5.4% 413 635 65.0% 5,069 16 16 8.0 7.8 12.3 316.8 17 2.7% 233 84
2007 NOR 28 4.3% 440 652 67.5% 4,423 16 16 6.8 6.4 10.1 276.4 18 2.8% 233 58
2006 NOR 26 4.7% 356 554 64.3% 4,418 16 16 8.0 8.0 12.4 276.1 11 2.0% 202 86
2005 SDG 24 4.8% 323 500 64.6% 3,576 16 16 7.2 6.8 11.1 223.5 15 3.0% 183 54
2004 SDG 27 6.8% 262 400 65.5% 3,159 15 15 7.9 8.5 12.1 210.6 7 1.8% 142 79
2003 SDG 11 3.1% 205 356 57.6% 2,108 11 11 5.9 4.6 10.3 191.6 15 4.2% 94 68
2002 SDG 17 3.2% 320 526 60.8% 3,284 16 16 6.2 5.5 10.3 205.3 16 3.0% 164 52
2001 SDG 1 3.7% 15 27 55.6% 221 1 0 8.2 8.9 14.7 221.0 0 0.0% 11 40

2020 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 12 49th
Games Started 12 29th
Completions 275 20th
Passing Attempts 390 23rd
Completion Percentage 71% 24th
Passing Yards 2,942 20th
Touchdown Passes 24 18th
TD Percentage 6.2% 19th
Interceptions 6 31st
Interception Percentage 1.5% 56th
1st Downs 149 21st
Longest Pass 52 34th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.5 43rd
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.1 34th
Yards Per Completion 10.7 62nd
Passing Yards Per Game 245.2 20th

2019 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 11 60th
Games Started 11 37th
Completions 281 23rd
Passing Attempts 378 27th
Completion Percentage 74% 21st
Passing Yards 2,979 26th
Touchdown Passes 27 7th
TD Percentage 7.1% 11th
Interceptions 4 37th
Interception Percentage 1.1% 57th
1st Downs 159 21st
Longest Pass 61 28th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.9 28th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.8 22nd
Yards Per Completion 10.6 57th
Passing Yards Per Game 270.8 9th

2018 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 15 40th
Games Started 15 23rd
Completions 364 13th
Passing Attempts 489 16th
Completion Percentage 74% 21st
Passing Yards 3,992 13th
Touchdown Passes 32 8th
TD Percentage 6.5% 18th
Interceptions 5 33rd
Interception Percentage 1.0% 57th
1st Downs 223 8th
Longest Pass 72 22nd
Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.2 28th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 9.0 27th
Yards Per Completion 11.0 50th
Passing Yards Per Game 266.1 17th

2017 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 16 4th
Games Started 16 4th
Completions 386 1st
Passing Attempts 536 9th
Completion Percentage 72% 15th
Passing Yards 4,334 4th
Touchdown Passes 23 11th
TD Percentage 4.3% 26th
Interceptions 8 22nd
Interception Percentage 1.5% 58th
1st Downs 203 5th
Longest Pass 54 34th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.1 16th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.3 17th
Yards Per Completion 11.2 39th
Passing Yards Per Game 270.9 7th

2016 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 16 1st
Games Started 16 1st
Completions 471 1st
Passing Attempts 673 1st
Completion Percentage 70% 16th
Passing Yards 5,208 1st
Touchdown Passes 37 3rd
TD Percentage 5.5% 21st
Interceptions 15 7th
Interception Percentage 2.2% 37th
1st Downs 265 1st
Longest Pass 98 1st
Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.7 21st
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.8 24th
Yards Per Completion 11.1 44th
Passing Yards Per Game 325.5 1st

2015 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 15 25th
Games Started 15 18th
Completions 428 2nd
Passing Attempts 627 2nd
Completion Percentage 68% 20th
Passing Yards 4,870 1st
Touchdown Passes 32 7th
TD Percentage 5.1% 24th
Interceptions 11 15th
Interception Percentage 1.8% 47th
1st Downs 228 3rd
Longest Pass 80 6th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.8 16th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.0 16th
Yards Per Completion 11.4 30th
Passing Yards Per Game 324.7 2nd

2014 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 16 1st
Games Started 16 1st
Completions 456 1st
Passing Attempts 659 1st
Completion Percentage 69% 20th
Passing Yards 4,952 1st
Touchdown Passes 33 5th
TD Percentage 5.0% 19th
Interceptions 17 3rd
Interception Percentage 2.6% 32nd
1st Downs 259 1st
Longest Pass 69 28th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.5 28th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.4 29th
Yards Per Completion 10.9 55th
Passing Yards Per Game 309.5 1st

2013 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 16 2nd
Games Started 16 2nd
Completions 446 2nd
Passing Attempts 650 3rd
Completion Percentage 69% 18th
Passing Yards 5,162 2nd
Touchdown Passes 39 2nd
TD Percentage 6.0% 10th
Interceptions 12 13th
Interception Percentage 1.8% 51st
1st Downs 246 2nd
Longest Pass 76 18th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.9 24th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.3 22nd
Yards Per Completion 11.6 39th
Passing Yards Per Game 322.6 2nd

2012 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 16 1st
Games Started 16 1st
Completions 422 3rd
Passing Attempts 670 2nd
Completion Percentage 63% 27th
Passing Yards 5,177 1st
Touchdown Passes 43 1st
TD Percentage 6.4% 11th
Interceptions 19 1st
Interception Percentage 2.8% 29th
1st Downs 266 2nd
Longest Pass 80 8th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.7 21st
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.7 21st
Yards Per Completion 12.3 23rd
Passing Yards Per Game 323.6 1st

2011 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 16 1st
Games Started 16 1st
Completions 468 1st
Passing Attempts 657 2nd
Completion Percentage 71% 14th
Passing Yards 5,476 1st
Touchdown Passes 46 1st
TD Percentage 7.0% 9th
Interceptions 14 10th
Interception Percentage 2.1% 49th
1st Downs 279 1st
Longest Pass 79 13th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.3 22nd
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.8 19th
Yards Per Completion 11.7 41st
Passing Yards Per Game 342.3 1st

2010 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 16 3rd
Games Started 16 3rd
Completions 448 2nd
Passing Attempts 658 2nd
Completion Percentage 68% 16th
Passing Yards 4,620 3rd
Touchdown Passes 33 3rd
TD Percentage 5.0% 26th
Interceptions 22 2nd
Interception Percentage 3.3% 34th
1st Downs 238 2nd
Longest Pass 80 9th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.0 35th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 6.5 35th
Yards Per Completion 10.3 64th
Passing Yards Per Game 288.8 3rd

2009 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 15 32nd
Games Started 15 17th
Completions 363 4th
Passing Attempts 514 10th
Completion Percentage 71% 14th
Passing Yards 4,388 6th
Touchdown Passes 34 1st
TD Percentage 6.6% 11th
Interceptions 11 21st
Interception Percentage 2.1% 60th
1st Downs 210 5th
Longest Pass 75 11th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.5 15th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.9 13th
Yards Per Completion 12.1 25th
Passing Yards Per Game 292.5 2nd

2008 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 16 1st
Games Started 16 1st
Completions 413 1st
Passing Attempts 635 1st
Completion Percentage 65% 31st
Passing Yards 5,069 1st
Touchdown Passes 34 1st
TD Percentage 5.4% 19th
Interceptions 17 3rd
Interception Percentage 2.7% 37th
1st Downs 233 1st
Longest Pass 84 7th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.0 18th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.8 21st
Yards Per Completion 12.3 22nd
Passing Yards Per Game 316.8 1st

2007 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 16 2nd
Games Started 16 2nd
Completions 440 1st
Passing Attempts 652 1st
Completion Percentage 68% 17th
Passing Yards 4,423 2nd
Touchdown Passes 28 6th
TD Percentage 4.3% 30th
Interceptions 18 6th
Interception Percentage 2.8% 45th
1st Downs 233 2nd
Longest Pass 58 34th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 6.8 40th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 6.4 40th
Yards Per Completion 10.1 69th
Passing Yards Per Game 276.4 2nd

2006 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 16 1st
Games Started 16 1st
Completions 356 4th
Passing Attempts 554 5th
Completion Percentage 64% 21st
Passing Yards 4,418 1st
Touchdown Passes 26 3rd
TD Percentage 4.7% 23rd
Interceptions 11 23rd
Interception Percentage 2.0% 53rd
1st Downs 202 4th
Longest Pass 86 5th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.0 19th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.0 18th
Yards Per Completion 12.4 22nd
Passing Yards Per Game 276.1 1st

2005 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 16 8th
Games Started 16 8th
Completions 323 4th
Passing Attempts 500 7th
Completion Percentage 65% 16th
Passing Yards 3,576 9th
Touchdown Passes 24 5th
TD Percentage 4.8% 22nd
Interceptions 15 6th
Interception Percentage 3.0% 43rd
1st Downs 183 5th
Longest Pass 54 36th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.2 27th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 6.8 27th
Yards Per Completion 11.1 47th
Passing Yards Per Game 223.5 13th

2004 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 15 37th
Games Started 15 18th
Completions 262 18th
Passing Attempts 400 21st
Completion Percentage 66% 23rd
Passing Yards 3,159 15th
Touchdown Passes 27 9th
TD Percentage 6.8% 17th
Interceptions 7 35th
Interception Percentage 1.8% 64th
1st Downs 142 16th
Longest Pass 79 7th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.9 26th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.5 19th
Yards Per Completion 12.1 41st
Passing Yards Per Game 210.6 19th

2003 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 11 68th
Games Started 11 39th
Completions 205 22nd
Passing Attempts 356 22nd
Completion Percentage 58% 49th
Passing Yards 2,108 26th
Touchdown Passes 11 26th
TD Percentage 3.1% 47th
Interceptions 15 13th
Interception Percentage 4.2% 26th
1st Downs 94 27th
Longest Pass 68 22nd
Yards Per Pass Attempt 5.9 63rd
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 4.6 69th
Yards Per Completion 10.3 66th
Passing Yards Per Game 191.6 23rd

2002 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 16 12th
Games Started 16 12th
Completions 320 9th
Passing Attempts 526 11th
Completion Percentage 61% 44th
Passing Yards 3,284 12th
Touchdown Passes 17 17th
TD Percentage 3.2% 55th
Interceptions 16 6th
Interception Percentage 3.0% 40th
1st Downs 164 13th
Longest Pass 52 38th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 6.2 56th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 5.5 59th
Yards Per Completion 10.3 62nd
Passing Yards Per Game 205.3 20th

2001 Stats for Drew Brees

Stat Value NFL Rank
Games 1 97th
Games Started 0 72nd
Completions 15 51st
Passing Attempts 27 52nd
Completion Percentage 56% 64th
Passing Yards 221 48th
Touchdown Passes 1 50th
TD Percentage 3.7% 39th
Interceptions 0 61st
Interception Percentage 0.0% 61st
1st Downs 11 48th
Longest Pass 40 47th
Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.2 26th
Average Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.9 24th
Yards Per Completion 14.7 20th
Passing Yards Per Game 221.0 14th