Drew Brees vs Justin Herbert Stats

Drew Brees Career Justin Herbert
287 Games Played 21
7,142 Completions 557
10,551 Pass Attempts 841
67.7% Completion % 66.2%
80,358 Passing Yards 6,107
571 Passing Touchdowns 45
5.4% Touchdown Percentage 5.4%
243 Interceptions 14
2.3% Interception Percentage 1.7%
3,998 1st Downs from Passing 319
98 Longest Pass 72
7.6 Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.3
7.7 Adjusted Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.6
11.3 Yards Per Completion 11.0
280.0 Passing Yards Per Game 290.8
98.7 Quarterback Rating 98.3
420 Times Sacked 43
2,991 Yards Lost by Sack 292
7.1 Net Yards Per Pass Attempt 6.6
7.1 Adjusted Net Yards Per Attempt 6.9
3.8% Sack Percentage 4.9%

In 287 games in his career, Brees has been successful on 7,142 of 10,551 attempts for a total of 80,358 yds. He averages 280.0 passing yards per game with a 98.7 quarterback rating. Brees has thrown 571 touchdowns while tossing 243 interceptions and the longest completion of his career went for 98 yds. He’s lost 2,991 yds while being sacked 420 times. His TD percentage when attempting a pass is 5.4% and his interception percentage is 2.3%.

In the 21 games in his career, Herbert has connected on 557 of his 841 attempts for a total of 6,107 yds. He averages 290.8 passing yards per contest with a 98.3 QB rating. Herbert has thrown for 45 touchdowns compared to 14 picks and the longest throw of his career went for 72 yds. He’s lost 292 yards while being sacked 43 different times. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 5.4% and his interception percentage is 1.7%.

Drew Brees (2020) Most Recent Season Justin Herbert (2021)
12 Games Played 6
275 Completions 161
390 Pass Attempts 246
70.5% Completion % 65.4%
2,942 Passing Yards 1,771
24 Passing Touchdowns 14
6.2% Touchdown Percentage 5.7%
6 Interceptions 4
1.5% Interception Percentage 1.6%
149 1st Downs from Passing 87
52 Longest Pass 72
7.5 Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.2
8.1 Adjusted Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.6
10.7 Yards Per Completion 11.0
245.2 Passing Yards Per Game 295.2
106.4 Quarterback Rating 98.8
13 Times Sacked 11
89 Yards Lost by Sack 74
7.1 Net Yards Per Pass Attempt 6.6
7.6 Adjusted Net Yards Per Attempt 7.0
3.3% Sack Percentage 4.5%

Last year, Brees threw for a total of 2,942 yards with 24 touchdowns and 6 picks. He was sacked 13 different times totaling 89 yds lost. He had a QB rating of 106.4 with a TD percentage of 6.2% and an interception percentage of 1.5%. His longest pass was 52 yards and he passed for 245.2 yds per contest. Brees connected on 275 of his attempted 390 tosses last season for a completion percentage of 70.5%.

In 6 games played this season, Herbert has been successful on 161 of 246 attempts for 1,771 yards. He averages 295.2 yds per contest through the air with a 98.8 quarterback rating. Herbert has passed for 14 touchdowns this season while tossing 4 interceptions and his longest pass of the year went for 72 yds. He has lost a combined 74 yards while being the victim of a QB sack 11 different times. His TD percentage on pass attempts is 5.7% and his interception rate is 1.6%.