NFL Single Game Playoffs Kick Return Yards 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 Yds Tm Boxscore
1Andre Coleman244SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 29, 1995
2Ellis Hobbs220NWENew England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 21, 2007
3Danieal Manning216HOUHouston Texans vs. New England Patriots, January 13, 2013
4Tim Dwight210ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Denver Broncos, January 31, 1999
5Dante Hall208KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 11, 2004
6Jacoby Jones206BALBaltimore Ravens vs. San Francisco 49ers, February 3, 2013
7Eric Weems195ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers, January 15, 2011
8Roell Preston194GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 3, 1999
9Fulton Walker190MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Washington Redskins, January 30, 1983
10Quintin Demps187KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 4, 2014
11Ahmad Bradshaw180NYGNew York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 11, 2009
12Rock Cartwright176WASWashington Redskins vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 5, 2008
13Tony Horne174STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 16, 2000
Derrick Mason174TENTennessee Titans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, January 23, 2000
15Michael Bates172DALDallas Cowboys vs. Carolina Panthers, January 3, 2004
16Speedy Duncan170WASWashington Redskins vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 26, 1971
17Carl Garrett169OAKOakland Raiders vs. Baltimore Colts, December 24, 1977
18Nate Burleson166SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Chicago Bears, January 14, 2007
19Darren Sproles164SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 11, 2009
20Larry Anderson162PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Los Angeles Rams, January 20, 1980
21Mel Gray159DETDetroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers, December 31, 1994
Eric Metcalf159CLECleveland Browns vs. Buffalo Bills, January 6, 1990
Charlie Rogers159SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Miami Dolphins, January 9, 2000
24Trindon Holliday158DENDenver Broncos vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 12, 2013
25Michael Bates155CARCarolina Panthers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 5, 1997
26Ron Dixon154NYGNew York Giants vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 28, 2001
Desmond Howard154GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. New England Patriots, January 26, 1997
Chad Morton154NYJNew York Jets vs. Oakland Raiders, January 12, 2002
Ed Podolak154KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins, December 25, 1971
30Stephen Starring153NWENew England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears, January 26, 1986
31Mark Jones151CARCarolina Panthers vs. Arizona Cardinals, January 10, 2009
Robert Tate151MINMinnesota Vikings vs. St. Louis Rams, January 16, 2000
33Antonio Freeman148GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 14, 1996
Del Rodgers148GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 16, 1983
Jacoby Jones148BALBaltimore Ravens vs. New England Patriots, January 10, 2015
36Speedy Duncan147SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Buffalo Bills, December 26, 1964
37Darren Carrington146DENDenver Broncos vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 28, 1990
38Marcus Knight143OAKOakland Raiders vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, January 26, 2003
Marcus Knight143OAKOakland Raiders vs. Tennessee Titans, January 19, 2003
Courtney Roby143NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 24, 2010
Leon Washington143SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Chicago Bears, January 16, 2011
42Eric Moulds142BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 28, 1996
43Glyn Milburn140DETDetroit Lions vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, December 28, 1997
44Bobby Jancik139HOUHouston Oilers vs. Dallas Texans, December 23, 1962
Fred McAfee139NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 6, 2001
Brad Smith139NYJNew York Jets vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 24, 2010
LaRod Stephens-Howling139ARIArizona Cardinals vs. New Orleans Saints, January 16, 2010
48Marc Logan138MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, January 12, 1991
49Michael Lewis137NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 13, 2007
Nat Moore137MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Oakland Raiders, December 21, 1974
51Miles Austin136DALDallas Cowboys vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 6, 2007
Eddie Brown136WASWashington Redskins vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 18, 1976
Elbert Dubenion136BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Boston Patriots, December 28, 1963
Justin Miller136NYJNew York Jets vs. New England Patriots, January 7, 2007
Vic Washington136SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Dallas Cowboys, December 23, 1972
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