Philadelphia Eagles career passing leaders: Who has the most passing yards in Eagles history?

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Tommy Thompson (1941 - 1942, 1942 - 1950)

  • 88 regular-season games played, 44 starts
  • Four postseason games played, three starts
  • 1,396 attempts, 723 completions, 51.8% comp percentage (reg season)
  • 82 attempts, 45 completions, 54.9% comp percentage (postseason)
  • 10,240 passing yards (regular season)
  • 503 passing yards (postseason)
  • 90 passing TDs (reg season), Four passing TDs (postseason)
  • -14 rushing yards, six rushing TDs

Tommy Thompson is one of those Eagles that we wish we had more footage of. Like Snead, he threw more interceptions than TDs, but if you're lucky enough to have an older relative that was around when he played, you have no doubt heard about this two-time NFL champion (1948, 1949) who was also a Second-Team All-Pro in 1948.

He made it onto a Pro Bowl roster in 1942. He's a two-time NFL passer rating leader (1948, 1949). His playing career ended with the CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1953.

Michael Vick (2009 - 2013)

  • 54 regular-season games played, 42 starts
  • Two postseason games played, one start
  • 1,300 attempts, 773 completions, 59.5% comp percentage (reg season)
  • 38 attempts, 21 completions, 56.3% comp percentage (postseason)
  • 9,984 passing yards (regular season)
  • 368 passing yards (postseason)
  • 57 passing TDs (reg season), Two passing TDs (postseason)
  • 1,998 rushing yards, 15 rushing TDs

Michael Vick didn't just help the quarterback position evolve. He led a revolution of sorts. This lefty threw 57 TDs in an Eagles jersey, and during his first season with the Birds as a starter, he collected the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year Award, a Pro Bowl nod, and the Bert Bell Award in 2010.