NFL Single Game Playoffs Adjusted Yards per Pass Attempt Leaders

Players must meet the minimum requirements to show up on this leaderboard. 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 AY/A Tm Boxscore
1Daryle Lamonica20.65OAKOakland Raiders vs. Houston Oilers, December 21, 1969
2Dave Krieg20.00SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos, December 24, 1983
3Tobin Rote18.95DETDetroit Lions vs. Cleveland Browns, December 29, 1957
4Jeff Hostetler18.63RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Denver Broncos, January 9, 1994
5Peyton Manning18.35INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 4, 2004
6Terry Bradshaw+18.00PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Colts, December 19, 1976
7Tim Tebow16.95DENDenver Broncos vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 8, 2012
8Steve Fuller16.73CHIChicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins, December 30, 1984
9Jim Plunkett16.72OAKOakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers, January 11, 1981
10Mark Rypien15.76WASWashington Redskins vs. Detroit Lions, January 12, 1992
11Jim Plunkett15.29OAKOakland Raiders vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 25, 1981
12David Woodley15.05MIAMiami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots, January 8, 1983
13Peyton Manning14.94INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 9, 2005
14Russell Wilson14.91SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers, January 10, 2015
15Joe Theismann14.87WASWashington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams, January 1, 1984
16Sid Luckman+14.85CHIChicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins, December 26, 1943
17Charlie Conerly14.79NYGNew York Giants vs. Baltimore Colts, December 28, 1958
18Lynn Dickey14.78GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. St. Louis Cardinals, January 8, 1983
19Philip Rivers14.68SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 13, 2008
20Kurt Warner14.52ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers, January 10, 2010
21Dan Pastorini14.33HOUHouston Oilers vs. New England Patriots, December 31, 1978
22Dan Marino+14.25MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 6, 1985
23Joe Theismann14.21WASWashington Redskins vs. Detroit Lions, January 8, 1983
24Tobin Rote14.20SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Boston Patriots, January 5, 1964
25Daryle Lamonica14.19OAKOakland Raiders vs. Miami Dolphins, December 27, 1970
26Ben Roethlisberger14.11PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 8, 2006
27Bob Waterfield+14.05RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Chicago Bears, December 17, 1950
28Joe Flacco14.00BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 6, 2013
29Bart Starr+13.71GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 1, 1967
30Joe Montana+13.69SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Denver Broncos, January 28, 1990
31Kurt Warner13.52STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 16, 2000
32Mark Sanchez13.47NYJNew York Jets vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 9, 2010
33Joe Montana+13.38SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 6, 1990
34Rodney Peete13.20PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Detroit Lions, December 30, 1995
35Bart Starr+13.18GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. New York Giants, December 31, 1961
36Phil Simms13.12NYGNew York Giants vs. Denver Broncos, January 25, 1987
37Terry Bradshaw+13.11PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 18, 1976
38Brett Favre+13.08MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 17, 2010
39Billy Kilmer13.00WASWashington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys, December 31, 1972
40Doug Williams12.93WASWashington Redskins vs. Denver Broncos, January 31, 1988
41Joe Montana+12.89SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears, January 8, 1989
42Tom Brady12.88NWENew England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos, January 14, 2012
43Jim Kelly+12.83BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Los Angeles Raiders, January 20, 1991
44Kurt Warner12.82ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 18, 2009
45Jim McMahon12.80CHIChicago Bears vs. New England Patriots, January 26, 1986
46Daunte Culpepper12.55MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers, January 9, 2005
47Jeff Hostetler12.50RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Buffalo Bills, January 15, 1994
Earl Morrall12.50BALBaltimore Colts vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 22, 1968
49Tony Eason12.44NWENew England Patriots vs. New York Jets, December 28, 1985
50John Elway+12.36DENDenver Broncos vs. Cleveland Browns, January 14, 1990
Steve Young+12.36SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. San Diego Chargers, January 29, 1995
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