NFL Single Game Playoffs Receptions 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 Rec Tm Boxscore
1Darren Sproles15NORNew Orleans Saints vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 14, 2012
2Chad Morton13NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 6, 2001
Shannon Sharpe+13DENDenver Broncos vs. Los Angeles Raiders, January 9, 1994
Thurman Thomas+13BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Cleveland Browns, January 6, 1990
Kellen Winslow+13SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins, January 2, 1982
T.Y. Hilton13INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 4, 2014
Demaryius Thomas13DENDenver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks, February 2, 2014
8Raymond Berry+12BALBaltimore Colts vs. New York Giants, December 28, 1958
Michael Irvin+12DALDallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 15, 1995
Darrell Jackson12SEASeattle Seahawks vs. St. Louis Rams, January 8, 2005
Steve Smith12CARCarolina Panthers vs. Chicago Bears, January 15, 2006
Calvin Johnson12DETDetroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints, January 7, 2012
13Deion Branch11NWENew England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles, February 6, 2005
Plaxico Burress11NYGNew York Giants vs. Green Bay Packers, January 20, 2008
Pierre Garcon11INDIndianapolis Colts vs. New York Jets, January 24, 2010
Ernest Givins11HOUHouston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 31, 1989
Franco Harris+11PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. San Diego Chargers, January 9, 1983
Dante Lavelli+11CLECleveland Browns vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 24, 1950
Amp Lee11MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears, January 1, 1995
O.J. McDuffie11MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, December 30, 1995
Jay Novacek11DALDallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers, January 8, 1995
Jerry Rice+11SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 22, 1989
Jerry Rice+11SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers, January 6, 1996
Dan Ross11CINCincinnati Bengals vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 24, 1982
Hines Ward11PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns, January 5, 2003
Steve Watson11DENDenver Broncos vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 30, 1984
Wes Welker11NWENew England Patriots vs. New York Giants, February 3, 2008
Roddy White11ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Arizona Cardinals, January 3, 2009
John Williams11SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Cincinnati Bengals, December 31, 1988
Julio Jones11ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 20, 2013
Marques Colston11NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 11, 2014
Shane Vereen11NWENew England Patriots vs. Seattle Seahawks, February 1, 2015
Jermaine Kearse11SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers, January 17, 2016
34Joseph Addai10INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Chicago Bears, February 4, 2007
Deion Branch10NWENew England Patriots vs. Carolina Panthers, February 1, 2004
Anthony Carter10MINMinnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 9, 1988
Brent Celek10PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Arizona Cardinals, January 18, 2009
Matt Forte10CHIChicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers, January 23, 2011
Jabar Gaffney10NWENew England Patriots vs. San Diego Chargers, January 14, 2007
Justin Gage10TENTennessee Titans vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 10, 2009
Ronnie Harmon10SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Indianapolis Colts, December 31, 1995
Andre Hastings10PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 28, 1996
Todd Heap10BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 9, 2011
Ike Hilliard10NYGNew York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 14, 2001
Art Monk+10WASWashington Redskins vs. Chicago Bears, December 30, 1984
Art Monk+10WASWashington Redskins vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 12, 1991
Tony Nathan10MIAMiami Dolphins vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 20, 1985
Tony Nathan10MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Cleveland Browns, January 4, 1986
Brett Perriman10DETDetroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers, January 8, 1994
Antwaan Randle El10WASWashington Redskins vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 5, 2008
Jerry Rice+10SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. San Diego Chargers, January 29, 1995
Steve Smith10CARCarolina Panthers vs. New York Giants, January 8, 2006
John Stallworth+10PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos, December 30, 1978
Hines Ward10PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. New York Jets, January 15, 2005
Hines Ward10PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, January 5, 2008
Reggie Wayne10INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 9, 2005
Jermaine Wiggins10NWENew England Patriots vs. Oakland Raiders, January 19, 2002
Jason Witten10DALDallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 17, 2010
Frank Wycheck10TENTennessee Titans vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 11, 2003
Rob Gronkowski10NWENew England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos, January 14, 2012
Victor Cruz10NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 22, 2012
Julian Edelman10NWENew England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos, January 19, 2014
Hakeem Nicks10NYGNew York Giants vs. New England Patriots, February 5, 2012
Dan Herron10INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 4, 2015
Julian Edelman10NWENew England Patriots vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 16, 2016
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