First NFL Quarterback to top 1,000 yards in a season was the Packers Arnie Herber in 1936.
First over 2,000 yards was Green Bay’s Cecil Isbell in 1942
First over 3,000 Johnny Unitas with the Colts 1957
First over 4,000 Joe Namath Jets 1967
First over 5,000 Dan Marino Dolphins 1984
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