NFL Single Game Playoffs Yards per Reception 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 Y/R Tm Boxscore
1Paul Warfield+62.5MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Colts, January 2, 1972
2Mike Young61.5DENDenver Broncos vs. Cleveland Browns, January 14, 1990
3Randy Moss60.5MINMinnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints, January 6, 2001
4Alvin Harper54.0DALDallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers, January 8, 1995
5Frank Lewis51.5PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Colts, December 19, 1976
6Demaryius Thomas51.0DENDenver Broncos vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 8, 2012
7Braylon Edwards50.0NYJNew York Jets vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 24, 2010
8Jimmie Giles49.0TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 2, 1982
9Kenny King46.5OAKOakland Raiders vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 25, 1981
10Harold Jackson46.3RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 29, 1974
11Drew Carter44.0CARCarolina Panthers vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 22, 2006
Glenn Davis44.0RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Cleveland Browns, December 24, 1950
13Drew Pearson43.5DALDallas Cowboys vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 23, 1973
14Jermaine Kearse43.0SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers, January 10, 2015
15Billy Cannon42.7HOUHouston Oilers vs. Los Angeles Chargers, January 1, 1961
16Harold Jackson42.0RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. St. Louis Cardinals, December 27, 1975
Lenny Moore+42.0BALBaltimore Colts vs. New York Giants, December 27, 1959
18Malcolm Barnwell41.5RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. New York Jets, January 15, 1983
19Jimmy Cefalo41.0MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Washington Redskins, January 30, 1983
20John Stallworth+40.3PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Los Angeles Rams, January 20, 1980
Lynn Swann+40.3PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 18, 1976
22John Mackey+40.0BALBaltimore Colts vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 17, 1971
Ray Perkins40.0BALBaltimore Colts vs. Oakland Raiders, January 3, 1971
Gene Washington40.0MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Cleveland Browns, January 4, 1970
25Elbert Dubenion39.5BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 1, 1967
26Earnest Gray39.3NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 3, 1982
27Wayland Becker39.0GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. New York Giants, December 11, 1938
Alvin Harper39.0DALDallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 17, 1993
29Alfred Jenkins38.8ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 4, 1981
30Flipper Anderson38.5RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 31, 1989
Andre Rison38.5GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. New England Patriots, January 26, 1997
James Thrash38.5PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 11, 2003
Jacoby Jones38.5BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos, January 12, 2013
34Elbert Dubenion38.3BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Boston Patriots, December 28, 1963
John Stallworth+38.3PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 21, 1979
36Kyle Rote38.0NYGNew York Giants vs. Baltimore Colts, December 28, 1958
Webster Slaughter38.0CLECleveland Browns vs. Buffalo Bills, January 6, 1990
38Mark Duper37.7MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, January 12, 1991
Greg Olsen37.7CHIChicago Bears vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 16, 2011
40John Taylor37.5SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants, January 20, 1991
Doak Walker+37.5DETDetroit Lions vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 21, 1952
42Vernon Davis37.3SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants, January 22, 2012
43James Jett37.0RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Denver Broncos, January 9, 1994
John Taylor37.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants, January 15, 1994
Otis Taylor37.0KANKansas City Chiefs vs. New York Jets, December 20, 1969
46Tom Fears+36.5RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Cleveland Browns, December 23, 1951
LaVon Brazill36.5INDIndianapolis Colts vs. New England Patriots, January 11, 2014
48Anquan Boldin36.0ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 3, 2009
Gino Cappelletti36.0BOSBoston Patriots vs. San Diego Chargers, January 5, 1964
Brandon Stokley36.0INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 4, 2004
Moe Williams36.0MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers, January 9, 2005
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