Joe Montana vs Steve Young Stats

Montana passed for 273 TD’s compared to 139 interceptions and the longest pass of his career went for 96 yds. His touchdown percentage was 5.1% and his interception percentage was 2.6%. He lost a combined 2,095 yards while being the victim of a QB sack 313 times. He accumulated 211.2 yds per contest through the air with a 92.3 QB rating. In 192 contests in his career, Montana completed 3,409 of his 5,391 tries for a total of 40,551 yds.

In 169 games in his career, Young was successful on 2,667 of his 4,149 attempts for 33,124 yards. He averaged 196.0 yards per game through the air with a 96.8 quarterback rating. Young threw for 232 touchdowns while tossing 107 picks and the longest pass of his career went for 97 yards. He lost a combined 2,055 yds while being sacked 358 different times. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts was 5.6% and his interception percentage was 2.6%.

Joe Montana vs Steve Young Stats

Joe Montana Career Steve Young
192 Games Played 169
3,409 Completions 2,667
5,391 Pass Attempts 4,149
63.2% Completion % 64.3%
40,551 Passing Yards 33,124
273 Passing Touchdowns 232
5.1% Touchdown Percentage 5.6%
139 Interceptions 107
2.6% Interception Percentage 2.6%
96 Longest Pass 97
7.5 Yards Per Pass Attempt 8.0
7.4 Adjusted Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.9
11.9 Yards Per Completion 12.4
211.2 Passing Yards Per Game 196.0
92.3 Quarterback Rating 96.8
313 Times Sacked 358
2,095 Yards Lost by Sack 2,055
6.7 Net Yards Per Pass Attempt 6.9
6.6 Adjusted Net Yards Per Attempt 6.9
5.5% Sack Percentage 7.9%

In his final season, Montana threw for 3,283 yds with 16 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. He was sacked 40 different times totaling 240 yards lost. He had a quarterback rating of 83.1 with a TD percentage of 3.2% and an interception rate of 1.8%. His longest pass completion went for 57 yds and he threw for 234.5 yds per outing. Montana connected on 299 of his 493 tosses in his last season for a completion percentage of 60.6%.

Young threw for 3 touchdowns in his last season while giving up 4 picks and his longest completion of the year went for 53 yards. His touchdown rate on pass attempts was 3.6% and his interception rate was 4.8%. He lost a total of 156 yards while being sacked 26 times. He averaged 148.7 yds per contest through the air with a 64.4 quarterback rating. In 3 contests in his final year, Young completed 45 of his 84 attempts for a total of 446 yds.

Joe Montana (1994) Most Recent Season Steve Young (1999)
14 Games Played 3
299 Completions 45
493 Pass Attempts 84
60.6% Completion % 53.6%
3,283 Passing Yards 446
16 Passing Touchdowns 3
3.2% Touchdown Percentage 3.6%
9 Interceptions 4
1.8% Interception Percentage 4.8%
57 Longest Pass 53
6.7 Yards Per Pass Attempt 5.3
6.5 Adjusted Yards Per Pass Attempt 3.9
11.0 Yards Per Completion 9.9
234.5 Passing Yards Per Game 148.7
83.1 Quarterback Rating 64.4
40 Times Sacked 26
240 Yards Lost by Sack 156
5.7 Net Yards Per Pass Attempt 2.6
5.5 Adjusted Net Yards Per Attempt 1.5
8.1% Sack Percentage 31.0%