NFL Single Game Fumbles Recovered Leaders

Single game leaders only reflect years for which we have complete boxscore data (1960 onward), all playoff games, and all 100 yard rushing/receiving or 300 yard passing games from 1940-1959.

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Leaders Table
Rank Player FR Tm Boxscore
1Tony Romo4DALDallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins, September 26, 2011
Patrick Peterson4ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Miami Dolphins, September 30, 2012
3Matt Hasselbeck3SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Houston Texans, December 13, 2009
Jack Lambert+3PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Oakland Raiders, January 4, 1976
Devin Hester3CHIChicago Bears vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 14, 2007
Ron Jaworski3PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants, December 27, 1981
Colt McCoy3CLECleveland Browns vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 30, 2011
Earnest Graham3TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Detroit Lions, September 11, 2011
Ryan Tannehill3MIAMiami Dolphins vs. New York Jets, November 29, 2015
Daunte Culpepper3DETDetroit Lions vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, October 11, 2009
11David Garrard2JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. New York Giants, November 28, 2010
J.J. Watt2HOUHouston Texans vs. Arizona Cardinals, November 10, 2013
Kwame Harris2OAKOakland Raiders vs. Carolina Panthers, November 9, 2008
Russell Wilson2SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins, October 6, 2014
Tony Romo2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals, October 12, 2008
Steve Breaston2ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles, November 27, 2008
Devin Hester2CHIChicago Bears vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 7, 2008
Wendell Tyler2SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins, January 8, 1984
Chad Henne2MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Ravens, November 7, 2010
Devin Hester2CHIChicago Bears vs. Atlanta Falcons, September 11, 2011
Devin Thomas2NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 22, 2012
Anthony Hargrove2NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Carolina Panthers, November 8, 2009
Danny Trevathan2DENDenver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers, February 7, 2016
Brandon Banks2WASWashington Redskins vs. San Francisco 49ers, November 6, 2011
Mark Sanchez2NYJNew York Jets vs. Detroit Lions, November 7, 2010
Tavon Austin2STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings, September 7, 2014
John Timu2CHIChicago Bears vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, December 27, 2015
Nelson Munsey2BALBaltimore Colts vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 27, 1975
Brandon Banks2WASWashington Redskins vs. New Orleans Saints, September 9, 2012
Preston Parker2TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints, November 6, 2011
Joe Flacco2BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, October 1, 2015
Nate Wright2MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 29, 1974
Matt Moore2MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Dallas Cowboys, November 24, 2011
Jimmy Clausen2CARCarolina Panthers vs. Chicago Bears, October 10, 2010
Larry Foote2PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Philadelphia Eagles, October 7, 2012
Daryn Colledge2GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions, December 28, 2008
Matt Cassel2MINMinnesota Vikings vs. St. Louis Rams, September 7, 2014
Bashaud Breeland2WASWashington Redskins vs. New York Jets, October 18, 2015
Stefan Logan2DETDetroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers, October 3, 2010
Tim Tebow2DENDenver Broncos vs. Detroit Lions, October 30, 2011
Keith McKeller2BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Los Angeles Raiders, January 20, 1991
Clay Matthews2GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys, November 15, 2009
Steve Gregory2NWENew England Patriots vs. New York Jets, November 22, 2012
Tyler Thigpen2KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins, December 21, 2008
Mike Glennon2TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Carolina Panthers, October 24, 2013
Gary Larsen2MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Dallas Cowboys, December 30, 1973
Tony Romo2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers, January 11, 2015
Akin Ayodele2MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, November 15, 2009
Kerry Rhodes2ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Bengals, December 24, 2011
Chris Kemoeatu2PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Tennessee Titans, December 21, 2008
James Anderson2CARCarolina Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints, October 3, 2010
Derrick Cullors2NWENew England Patriots vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, January 3, 1999
Cedric Thornton2PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. St. Louis Rams, October 5, 2014
Jim Shofner2CLECleveland Browns vs. New York Giants, December 21, 1958
Sione Pouha2NYJNew York Jets vs. Baltimore Ravens, September 13, 2010
Jimmie Jones2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Buffalo Bills, January 31, 1993
Joe Perry+2SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Detroit Lions, December 22, 1957
Julian Edelman2NWENew England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills, December 29, 2013
Harvey Williams2KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills, January 5, 1992
Sam Bradford2PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins, December 26, 2015
Jonathan Babineaux2ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Miami Dolphins, September 13, 2009
Josh McCown2TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, November 30, 2014
Isaiah Crowell2CLECleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, October 12, 2014
Delanie Walker2SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, September 25, 2011
Ben Roethlisberger2PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. New York Jets, January 23, 2011
Steve Gregory2SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos, November 22, 2009
Jim Harbaugh2INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 7, 1996
Glenn Dorsey2KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos, December 6, 2009
Jake Scott2MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 13, 1974
Jason Gildon2PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. New England Patriots, January 3, 1998
Red Bryant2SEASeattle Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers, September 26, 2010
Bobby Carpenter2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 9, 2010
Carlos Rogers2SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. New York Jets, September 30, 2012
Jay Cutler2CHIChicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers, September 28, 2014
Ed Reed2BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Cincinnati Bengals, November 8, 2009
Turk McBride2KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, November 2, 2008
Wes Hopkins2PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 31, 1989
Reshad Jones2MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, December 23, 2012
Butch Johnson2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Denver Broncos, January 15, 1978
Mark Sanchez2PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Carolina Panthers, November 10, 2014
Jacoby Jones2HOUHouston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 15, 2012
Derek Anderson2CLECleveland Browns vs. Green Bay Packers, October 25, 2009
Russell Wilson2SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers, January 10, 2015
Desmond Trufant2ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Houston Texans, October 4, 2015
Bernie Kosar2CLECleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos, January 14, 1990
Kory Lichtensteiger2WASWashington Redskins vs. New York Giants, December 14, 2014
Larry Izzo2NWENew England Patriots vs. Oakland Raiders, January 19, 2002
Lavonte David2TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Carolina Panthers, January 3, 2016
Mark Roman2SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals, December 14, 2009
Julio Jones2ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins, October 11, 2015
Terrell Davis2DENDenver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 4, 1998
Vince Young2TENTennessee Titans vs. Indianapolis Colts, December 6, 2009
Donovan McNabb2PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Denver Broncos, December 27, 2009
Bucko Kilroy2PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 18, 1949
Colin McCarthy2TENTennessee Titans vs. Buffalo Bills, December 4, 2011
Lyle Blackwood2BALBaltimore Colts vs. Oakland Raiders, December 24, 1977
Michael Vick2PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants, September 25, 2011
Ray Nitschke+2GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. New York Giants, December 30, 1962
Tedy Bruschi2NWENew England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 16, 2005
Paul Krause+2MINMinnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 27, 1970
Tracy Porter2NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys, November 25, 2010
Rick Sanford2NWENew England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins, January 8, 1983
Kenyon Coleman2CLECleveland Browns vs. Cincinnati Bengals, October 3, 2010
Chad Henne2JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Miami Dolphins, December 16, 2012
Ben Grubbs2BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Houston Texans, January 15, 2012
Aaron Rodgers2GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings, November 1, 2009
Donovan McNabb2WASWashington Redskins vs. Chicago Bears, October 24, 2010
Randy McMichael2SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Tennessee Titans, September 16, 2012
Jon Kitna2DALDallas Cowboys vs. New Orleans Saints, November 25, 2010
J.P. Losman2BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins, December 7, 2008
DeMarco Murray2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins, October 27, 2014
Ryan Fitzpatrick2CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore Ravens, November 30, 2008
Tarvaris Jackson2MINMinnesota Vikings vs. New York Giants, December 13, 2010
Donovin Darius2JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Miami Dolphins, January 15, 2000
Ryan Fitzpatrick2CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Cleveland Browns, December 21, 2008
Kelvin Hayden2CHIChicago Bears vs. Tennessee Titans, November 4, 2012
Max Komar2ARIArizona Cardinals vs. St. Louis Rams, September 12, 2010
Michael Vick2PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears, November 28, 2010
Ted Hendricks+2RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. New York Jets, January 15, 1983
Dennis Kelly2PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins, November 15, 2015
Bobby Rainey2TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Chicago Bears, December 27, 2015
Ryan Mouton2TENTennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans, September 20, 2009
Harvey Martin2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 1, 1978
Chuck Lamson2RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Green Bay Packers, December 23, 1967
Patrick Crayton2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Seattle Seahawks, November 1, 2009
Joe Flacco2BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Chicago Bears, November 17, 2013
Jared Allen2MINMinnesota Vikings vs. St. Louis Rams, October 11, 2009
Kenny Phillips2NYGNew York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 19, 2010
Stefon Diggs2MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Denver Broncos, October 4, 2015
Matthew Stafford2DETDetroit Lions vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 8, 2013
Corey Liuget2SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 20, 2014
Jonathan Babineaux2ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins, December 15, 2013
Robert McClain2ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins, December 15, 2013
Justin Durant2DETDetroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints, January 7, 2012
Joe Thomas2CLECleveland Browns vs. Indianapolis Colts, September 18, 2011
Brock Osweiler2DENDenver Broncos vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 20, 2015
Brian Robison2MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills, December 5, 2010
Josh Johnson2TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Philadelphia Eagles, October 11, 2009
Frank Clarke2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers, December 31, 1967
Quintin Mikell2PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 10, 2010
Freddy Keiaho2INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Baltimore Ravens, October 12, 2008
Cedric Benson2CINCincinnati Bengals vs. St. Louis Rams, December 18, 2011
Randy Hughes2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Denver Broncos, January 15, 1978
Fulton Kuykendall2ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 24, 1978
Robert Griffin2WASWashington Redskins vs. Detroit Lions, September 22, 2013
David Diehl2NYGNew York Giants vs. Seattle Seahawks, December 15, 2013
Dub Jones2CLECleveland Browns vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 23, 1951
Trevin Wade2NYGNew York Giants vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, November 8, 2015
Bill Nelsen2CLECleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Colts, December 26, 1971
Charlie Waters2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Detroit Lions, December 26, 1970
Anthony Barr2MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills, October 19, 2014
Jack Manders2CHIChicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins, December 12, 1937
Vince Newsome2RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 4, 1986
Darrelle Revis2NYJNew York Jets vs. Indianapolis Colts, September 21, 2015
Bernard Pollard2KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders, September 14, 2008
Chris Gocong2CLECleveland Browns vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, November 21, 2010
Jerraud Powers2ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers, December 27, 2015
Charles Woodson2OAKOakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs, December 6, 2015
Ray Krouse2BALBaltimore Colts vs. New York Giants, December 28, 1958
Curtis Painter2NYGNew York Giants vs. Washington Redskins, December 29, 2013
Brent McClanahan2MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Washington Redskins, December 18, 1976
Blake Bortles2JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, October 5, 2014
Rodney McLeod2STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Oakland Raiders, November 30, 2014
Felix Jones2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers, November 7, 2010
Jason Campbell2WASWashington Redskins vs. Detroit Lions, September 27, 2009
Tom Brady2NWENew England Patriots vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, January 7, 2006
Wade Smith2HOUHouston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens, October 16, 2011
Chauncey Davis2ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 21, 2008
Jeff Garcia2TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Seattle Seahawks, October 19, 2008
Jack Ham+2PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers, January 7, 1979
Matt Barkley2PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants, October 27, 2013
Brian Waters2KANKansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants, October 4, 2009
Earl Campbell+2HOUHouston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 7, 1979
Tim Barnes2STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Seattle Seahawks, December 27, 2015
Darius Reynaud2MINMinnesota Vikings vs. New York Giants, January 3, 2010
Mike Singletary+2CHIChicago Bears vs. New England Patriots, January 26, 1986
Jeff Bryant2SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Raiders, January 8, 1984
Bobby Rainey2TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Houston Texans, September 27, 2015
Morgan Burnett2GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions, November 28, 2013
Akeem Ayers2STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Seattle Seahawks, December 27, 2015
Maurice Jones-Drew2JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Baltimore Ravens, October 24, 2011
Kirk Cousins2WASWashington Redskins vs. Green Bay Packers, January 10, 2016
Jim Leonhard2BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 18, 2009
Dave Elmendorf2RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 29, 1974
Jerry Gray2RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Chicago Bears, January 12, 1986
Jim Bowman2NWENew England Patriots vs. Los Angeles Raiders, January 5, 1986
Drew Brees2NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings, October 6, 2008
Roger Staubach+2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 18, 1976
Josh Freeman2TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Green Bay Packers, November 8, 2009
Devin Hester2ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, September 18, 2014
Gerry Mullins2PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers, January 7, 1979
Yale Lary+2DETDetroit Lions vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 21, 1952
Ray Lewis2BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 2, 2011
Warren Moon+2HOUHouston Oilers vs. New York Jets, December 29, 1991
Jay Cutler2CHIChicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers, September 25, 2011
Warren Moon+2HOUHouston Oilers vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 16, 1994
Ellis Lankster2NYJNew York Jets vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 18, 2011
Josh Freeman2TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Seattle Seahawks, December 26, 2010
Hines Ward2PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 20, 2002
Jameis Winston2TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Tennessee Titans, September 13, 2015
Justin Bethel2ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Baltimore Ravens, October 26, 2015
Matt Blair2MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 26, 1976
Justin Houston2KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Philadelphia Eagles, September 19, 2013
Haloti Ngata2BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, September 11, 2011
Ryan Fitzpatrick2BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins, November 20, 2011
Demarcus Lawrence2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Detroit Lions, January 4, 2015
Rich Seubert2NYGNew York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles, November 21, 2010
Mike Goodson2CARCarolina Panthers vs. Baltimore Ravens, November 21, 2010
Roger Staubach+2DALDallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 28, 1975
William Hayes2STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, December 22, 2013
Ray Lewis2BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 28, 2008
Telvin Smith2JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Indianapolis Colts, November 23, 2014
Gosder Cherilus2DETDetroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 7, 2008
Charles Woodson2OAKOakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos, December 13, 2015
Dave Casper+2OAKOakland Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 26, 1976
Matt McGloin2OAKOakland Raiders vs. New York Jets, December 8, 2013
Aaron Rodgers2GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. New York Jets, September 14, 2014
Bob Griese+2MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Oakland Raiders, December 27, 1970
Giovani Bernard2CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Arizona Cardinals, November 22, 2015
Shonn Greene2NYJNew York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills, September 9, 2012
Colin Kaepernick2SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. New England Patriots, December 16, 2012
Larry Gordon2MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 30, 1979
Frank Gore2SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. New England Patriots, December 16, 2012
Troy Smith2SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. St. Louis Rams, December 26, 2010
Jay Cutler2CHIChicago Bears vs. Houston Texans, September 11, 2016
Andy Dalton2CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Miami Dolphins, September 29, 2016
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