NFL Single Game Playoffs Passer Rating 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 Rate Tm Boxscore
1Peyton Manning158.3INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 4, 2004
Don Meredith158.3DALDallas Cowboys vs. Cleveland Browns, December 24, 1967
Terry Bradshaw+158.3PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Colts, December 19, 1976
4Jim Plunkett155.8OAKOakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers, January 11, 1981
5Kurt Warner154.1ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers, January 10, 2010
6David Woodley153.8MIAMiami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots, January 8, 1983
7Mark Rypien152.2WASWashington Redskins vs. Detroit Lions, January 12, 1992
8Charlie Conerly152.1NYGNew York Giants vs. Chicago Bears, December 30, 1956
9Phil Simms150.9NYGNew York Giants vs. Denver Broncos, January 25, 1987
10Jeff Hostetler150.8RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Denver Broncos, January 9, 1994
11Lynn Dickey150.4GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. St. Louis Cardinals, January 8, 1983
12Russell Wilson149.2SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers, January 10, 2015
13Joe Theismann149.1WASWashington Redskins vs. Detroit Lions, January 8, 1983
14Ben Roethlisberger148.7PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 8, 2006
15Billy Kilmer148.6WASWashington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys, December 31, 1972
16Joe Theismann147.7WASWashington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams, January 1, 1984
17Joe Montana+147.6SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Denver Broncos, January 28, 1990
18Tobin Rote146.4DETDetroit Lions vs. Cleveland Browns, December 29, 1957
19Peyton Manning145.7INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 9, 2005
Kurt Warner145.7ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 18, 2009
21Tobin Rote145.3SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Boston Patriots, January 5, 1964
22Jim Plunkett145.0OAKOakland Raiders vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 25, 1981
23Troy Aikman+144.7DALDallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 23, 1994
24Steve Fuller143.7CHIChicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins, December 30, 1984
25Tony Romo143.6DALDallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers, January 11, 2015
26Bart Starr+143.5GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 1, 1967
27Rodney Peete143.3PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Detroit Lions, December 30, 1995
28Kurt Warner143.0STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 16, 2000
29Joe Montana+142.5SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 6, 1990
30Chad Pennington142.0NYJNew York Jets vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 4, 2003
31Tom Brady141.4NWENew England Patriots vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, January 12, 2008
32Troy Aikman+140.7DALDallas Cowboys vs. Buffalo Bills, January 31, 1993
33Mark Sanchez139.4NYJNew York Jets vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 9, 2010
34Peyton Manning138.7INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 11, 2004
35Tom Brady137.6NWENew England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos, January 14, 2012
Brett Favre+137.6GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 12, 2008
37Charlie Conerly137.5NYGNew York Giants vs. Baltimore Colts, December 28, 1958
38Daunte Culpepper137.1MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers, January 9, 2005
39Aaron Rodgers136.8GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 15, 2011
40Joe Montana+136.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears, January 8, 1989
41Sid Luckman+135.6CHIChicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins, December 26, 1943
42John Hadl135.4SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Boston Patriots, January 5, 1964
Dan Marino+135.4MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 6, 1985
44Steve Young+134.8SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. San Diego Chargers, January 29, 1995
45Brett Favre+134.4MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 17, 2010
Drew Brees134.4NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Detroit Lions, January 7, 2012
47Philip Rivers133.2SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 13, 2008
48Daryle Lamonica133.0OAKOakland Raiders vs. Houston Oilers, December 21, 1969
49Brett Favre+132.9GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 6, 1996
50Eli Manning132.4NYGNew York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 13, 2008
51Daryle Lamonica132.0OAKOakland Raiders vs. Miami Dolphins, December 27, 1970
Tony Eason132.0NWENew England Patriots vs. New York Jets, December 28, 1985
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