NFL Single Game Playoffs Passing 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
1Bernie Kosar489CLECleveland Browns vs. New York Jets, January 3, 1987
2Drew Brees466NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Detroit Lions, January 7, 2012
3Drew Brees462NORNew Orleans Saints vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 14, 2012
4Peyton Manning458INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 9, 2005
5Andrew Luck443INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 4, 2014
6Dan Fouts+433SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins, January 2, 1982
7Kelly Holcomb429CLECleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 5, 2003
8Jeff George423MINMinnesota Vikings vs. St. Louis Rams, January 16, 2000
Aaron Rodgers423GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Arizona Cardinals, January 10, 2010
10Dan Marino+422MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, December 30, 1995
11Dan Marino+421MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 6, 1985
12Kurt Warner414STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Tennessee Titans, January 30, 2000
13Randall Cunningham407PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears, December 31, 1988
14Jim Kelly+405BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Cleveland Browns, January 6, 1990
15Drew Brees404NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 8, 2011
16Don Strock403MIAMiami Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers, January 2, 1982
17Peyton Manning402INDIndianapolis Colts vs. San Diego Chargers, January 13, 2008
18Daryle Lamonica401OAKOakland Raiders vs. New York Jets, December 29, 1968
19Peyton Manning400DENDenver Broncos vs. New England Patriots, January 19, 2014
20Matt Ryan396ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 20, 2013
21Kurt Warner391STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 16, 2000
22Jim Plunkett386RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns, January 8, 1983
23John Elway+385DENDenver Broncos vs. Cleveland Browns, January 14, 1990
Neil Lomax385STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers, January 8, 1983
Russell Wilson385SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 13, 2013
26Kerry Collins381NYGNew York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 14, 2001
27Troy Aikman+380DALDallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 15, 1995
Matthew Stafford380DETDetroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints, January 7, 2012
29Kurt Warner379ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers, January 10, 2010
30Alex Smith378KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 4, 2014
31Peyton Manning377INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 4, 2004
Peyton Manning377INDIndianapolis Colts vs. New York Jets, January 24, 2010
Richard Todd377NYJNew York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills, December 27, 1981
Kurt Warner377ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, February 1, 2009
35Andrew Luck376INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 4, 2015
36Donovan McNabb375PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Arizona Cardinals, January 18, 2009
37Warren Moon+371HOUHouston Oilers vs. Buffalo Bills, January 3, 1993
38Tommy Maddox367PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns, January 5, 2003
Tom Brady367NWENew England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 10, 2015
40Jeff George366ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers, December 31, 1995
Aaron Rodgers366GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 15, 2011
Russell Wilson366SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers, January 17, 2016
43Kurt Warner365STLSt. Louis Rams vs. New Orleans Saints, December 30, 2000
Kurt Warner365STLSt. Louis Rams vs. New England Patriots, February 3, 2002
45Tom Brady363NWENew England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos, January 14, 2012
46Aaron Rodgers362GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. New York Giants, January 8, 2017
47Mark Rypien361WASWashington Redskins vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 12, 1991
48Doug Flutie360BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins, January 2, 1999
49Donovan McNabb357PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots, February 6, 2005
Joe Montana+357SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 22, 1989
51Bernie Kosar356CLECleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos, January 17, 1988
Vinny Testaverde356NYJNew York Jets vs. Denver Broncos, January 17, 1999
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