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The NFL has a way of measuring the performance of a quarterback with something called a passer rating. The highest career passer rating is 96.8 by Steve Young. Click on the 'Passer Rating' link below to see how it is figured.
Steve Young of the San Fransisco 49ers
For it to be an official NFL record passer rating you need 1500 passing attempts. Steve Young has the highest with 96.81 in his career For college it is Cam Newton with 188.2 passer rating
In Super Bowl XLV, Ben Roethlisberger had a 77.4quarterback passer rating.
Phil Simms of the New York Giants with a 150.9 passer rating in Super Bowl XXI against the Denver Broncos.
Thru week 8 of the 2008 season (not counting the 10/27/2008 MNF game), San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has the highest passer rating in the league. His current rating is 107.8. He is followed in the passer rating standings by Tony Romo (Cowboys) - 103.5 and Kurt Warner (Cardinals) - 102.1.
A fair number of quarterbacks have achieved a perfect passer rating of 158.3 in a single game. Players at other positions have also achieved this. LaDainian Tomlinson has had about five games in which he finished with a passer rating of 158.3 by going 1 for 1 with a TD pass of over 15 yards.
AnswerAaron Rodgers currently holds the NFL record for the highest career passer rating for any player with at least 1,500 attempts, with a mark of 98.4
Peyton Manning in 2004 with 121.1