NFL Single Game Playoffs Sacks 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.

Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Sk Tm Boxscore
1Willie McGinest4.5NWENew England Patriots vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, January 7, 2006
2Rich Milot3.5WASWashington Redskins vs. Chicago Bears, December 30, 1984
Richard Dent+3.5CHIChicago Bears vs. New York Giants, January 5, 1986
4Richard Dent+3.0CHIChicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins, December 30, 1984
Garin Veris3.0NWENew England Patriots vs. New York Jets, December 28, 1985
Gary Jeter3.0RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 4, 1986
Carl Hairston3.0CLECleveland Browns vs. New York Jets, January 3, 1987
Charles Mann3.0WASWashington Redskins vs. Chicago Bears, January 10, 1988
Kevin Greene+3.0RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 26, 1988
Greg Townsend3.0RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 13, 1991
Wilber Marshall3.0WASWashington Redskins vs. Detroit Lions, January 12, 1992
Tony Casillas3.0DALDallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 17, 1993
Pierce Holt3.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins, January 9, 1993
Fred Stokes3.0WASWashington Redskins vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 2, 1993
Gerald Williams3.0PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 8, 1994
Reggie White+3.0GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. New England Patriots, January 26, 1997
Chad Brown3.0PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Indianapolis Colts, December 29, 1996
Warren Sapp+3.0TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Green Bay Packers, January 4, 1998
Trace Armstrong3.0MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 9, 2000
Michael McCrary3.0BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos, December 31, 2000
Willie McGinest3.0NWENew England Patriots vs. Tennessee Titans, January 10, 2004
Darnell Dockett3.0ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, February 1, 2009
Ray Edwards3.0MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 17, 2010
James Harrison3.0PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 15, 2011
Terrell Suggs3.0BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 15, 2011
Kony Ealy3.0CARCarolina Panthers vs. Denver Broncos, February 7, 2016
Whitney Mercilus3.0HOUHouston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 9, 2016
28Lyle Alzado2.5RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 1, 1984
Jacob Green2.5SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Raiders, December 22, 1984
Larry Roberts2.5SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 1, 1989
Burt Grossman2.5SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 2, 1993
Bruce Smith+2.5BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Tennessee Titans, January 8, 2000
Jarvis Green2.5NWENew England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 18, 2004
James Farrior2.5PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 15, 2006
J.J. Watt2.5HOUHouston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 15, 2012
Brooks Reed2.5HOUHouston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 15, 2012
Ray McDonald2.5SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants, January 22, 2012
Paul Kruger2.5BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 6, 2013
Ahmad Brooks2.5SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Carolina Panthers, January 12, 2014
Von Miller2.5DENDenver Broncos vs. New England Patriots, January 24, 2016
Von Miller2.5DENDenver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers, February 7, 2016
Nick Perry2.5GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins, January 10, 2016
43Mike Butler2.0GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. St. Louis Cardinals, January 8, 1983
A.J. Duhe2.0MIAMiami Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers, January 16, 1983
Kim Bokamper2.0MIAMiami Dolphins vs. New York Jets, January 23, 1983
Dennis Owens2.0NWENew England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins, January 8, 1983
Mark Gastineau2.0NYJNew York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins, January 23, 1983
Rod Martin2.0RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns, January 8, 1983
Johnny Robinson2.0RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns, January 8, 1983
Greg Townsend2.0RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 8, 1984
Dwaine Board2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins, January 8, 1984
Dan Hampton+2.0CHIChicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins, December 30, 1984
Lawrence Taylor+2.0NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 29, 1984
David Little2.0PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos, December 30, 1984
Lyle Alzado2.0RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks, December 22, 1984
Fred Dean+2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants, December 29, 1984
Michael Carter2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears, January 6, 1985
Fred Dean+2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears, January 6, 1985
Gary Johnson2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears, January 6, 1985
Dwaine Board2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Miami Dolphins, January 20, 1985
Otis Wilson2.0CHIChicago Bears vs. New England Patriots, January 26, 1986
Don Blackmon2.0NWENew England Patriots vs. Los Angeles Raiders, January 5, 1986
Dennis Owens2.0NWENew England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears, January 26, 1986
Jim Burt2.0NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 29, 1985
Sean Jones2.0RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. New England Patriots, January 5, 1986
Doug Reed2.0RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Chicago Bears, January 12, 1986
Rulon Jones2.0DENDenver Broncos vs. New England Patriots, January 4, 1987
Leonard Marshall2.0NYGNew York Giants vs. Denver Broncos, January 25, 1987
Marty Lyons2.0NYJNew York Jets vs. Cleveland Browns, January 3, 1987
Chris Doleman+2.0MINMinnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 9, 1988
Dave Butz2.0WASWashington Redskins vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 17, 1988
Alvin Walton2.0WASWashington Redskins vs. Denver Broncos, January 31, 1988
Bruce Smith+2.0BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 8, 1989
Fred Strickland2.0RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 26, 1988
Charles Haley+2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 22, 1989
Simon Fletcher2.0DENDenver Broncos vs. Cleveland Browns, January 14, 1990
Lawrence Taylor+2.0NYGNew York Giants vs. Los Angeles Rams, January 7, 1990
Kevin Greene+2.0RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 31, 1989
Kevin Fagan2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 6, 1990
Danny Stubbs2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Denver Broncos, January 28, 1990
Renaldo Turnbull2.0NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Chicago Bears, January 6, 1991
Leonard Marshall2.0NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 20, 1991
Tim Johnson2.0WASWashington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 5, 1991
Frank Warren2.0NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons, December 28, 1991
Mo Lewis2.0NYJNew York Jets vs. Houston Oilers, December 29, 1991
Scott Davis2.0RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs, December 28, 1991
Fred Stokes2.0WASWashington Redskins vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 4, 1992
Jeff Wright2.0BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Houston Oilers, January 3, 1993
Keith Willis2.0BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 9, 1993
Jeff Wright2.0BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 9, 1993
Russell Maryland2.0DALDallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 10, 1993
Tony Tolbert2.0DALDallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 10, 1993
William Fuller2.0HOUHouston Oilers vs. Buffalo Bills, January 3, 1993
Shawn Lee2.0SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 2, 1993
Leslie O'Neal2.0SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 2, 1993
Bruce Smith+2.0BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Los Angeles Raiders, January 15, 1994
Jeff Wright2.0BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 30, 1994
Simon Fletcher2.0DENDenver Broncos vs. Los Angeles Raiders, January 9, 1994
Reggie White+2.0GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions, January 8, 1994
Neil Smith2.0KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 8, 1994
Albert Lewis2.0KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Houston Oilers, January 16, 1994
Joe Phillips2.0KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Houston Oilers, January 16, 1994
Bennie Thompson2.0KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Houston Oilers, January 16, 1994
Derrick Thomas+2.0KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Houston Oilers, January 16, 1994
Keith Hamilton2.0NYGNew York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 9, 1994
Dana Stubblefield2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants, January 15, 1994
Trace Armstrong2.0CHIChicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 1, 1995
Bryce Paup2.0GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions, December 31, 1994
Marco Coleman2.0MIAMiami Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers, January 8, 1995
Raylee Johnson2.0SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 29, 1995
Tim Harris2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears, January 7, 1995
Rhett Hall2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 15, 1995
Tim Harris2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 15, 1995
Tony Tolbert2.0DALDallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 7, 1996
Tony Tolbert2.0DALDallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers, January 14, 1996
Chad Hennings2.0DALDallas Cowboys vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 28, 1996
Sean Jones2.0GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons, December 31, 1995
Clyde Simmons2.0JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Buffalo Bills, December 28, 1996
Tedy Bruschi2.0NWENew England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers, January 26, 1997
Bryant Young2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 29, 1996
Neil Smith2.0DENDenver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 4, 1998
Alfred Williams2.0DENDenver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 4, 1998
Keith McKenzie2.0GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 11, 1998
Jamir Miller2.0ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 2, 1999
Andre Wadsworth2.0ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 2, 1999
Jason Fisk2.0MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 17, 1999
Greg Spires2.0NWENew England Patriots vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, January 3, 1999
Chad Cascadden2.0NYJNew York Jets vs. Denver Broncos, January 17, 1999
Michael Myers2.0DALDallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 9, 2000
Gary Walker2.0JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Miami Dolphins, January 15, 2000
Jevon Kearse2.0TENTennessee Titans vs. Buffalo Bills, January 8, 2000
Steve White2.0TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Washington Redskins, January 15, 2000
Sam Shade2.0WASWashington Redskins vs. Detroit Lions, January 8, 2000
Michael Strahan+2.0NYGNew York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 7, 2001
Hugh Douglas2.0PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, December 31, 2000
Jamie Sharper2.0BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Oakland Raiders, January 14, 2001
Michael McCrary2.0BALBaltimore Ravens vs. New York Giants, January 28, 2001
Jason Gildon2.0PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. New England Patriots, January 27, 2002
Leonard Little2.0STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 27, 2002
Simeon Rice2.0TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 12, 2002
Simeon Rice2.0TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Oakland Raiders, January 26, 2003
Aaron Kampman2.0GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 11, 2004
Mike Vrabel2.0NWENew England Patriots vs. Carolina Panthers, February 1, 2004
Brian Young2.0STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Carolina Panthers, January 10, 2004
Derrick Burgess2.0PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 23, 2005
Chike Okeafor2.0SEASeattle Seahawks vs. St. Louis Rams, January 8, 2005
Michael Strahan+2.0NYGNew York Giants vs. Carolina Panthers, January 8, 2006
Brett Keisel2.0PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos, January 22, 2006
Rocky Bernard2.0SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers, January 22, 2006
Dwight Freeney2.0INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 6, 2007
Tully Banta-Cain2.0NWENew England Patriots vs. New York Jets, January 7, 2007
Darwin Walker2.0PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New Orleans Saints, January 13, 2007
Bryce Fisher2.0SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 6, 2007
Adalius Thomas2.0NWENew England Patriots vs. New York Giants, February 3, 2008
Justin Tuck2.0NYGNew York Giants vs. New England Patriots, February 3, 2008
LaMarr Woodley2.0PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, January 5, 2008
Dwight Freeney2.0INDIndianapolis Colts vs. San Diego Chargers, January 3, 2009
Robert Mathis2.0INDIndianapolis Colts vs. San Diego Chargers, January 3, 2009
Adrian Wilson2.0ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 18, 2009
Jared Allen2.0MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 4, 2009
LaMarr Woodley2.0PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. San Diego Chargers, January 11, 2009
LaMarr Woodley2.0PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 18, 2009
LaMarr Woodley2.0PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Arizona Cardinals, February 1, 2009
Terrell Suggs2.0BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 18, 2009
Bertrand Berry2.0ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers, January 10, 2010
DeMarcus Ware2.0DALDallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 9, 2010
David Harris2.0NYJNew York Jets vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 24, 2010
Clay Matthews2.0GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 15, 2011
Tamba Hali2.0KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 9, 2011
Shaun Ellis2.0NYJNew York Jets vs. New England Patriots, January 16, 2011
Terrell Suggs2.0BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 9, 2011
Robert Ayers2.0DENDenver Broncos vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 8, 2012
Michael Boley2.0NYGNew York Giants vs. Green Bay Packers, January 15, 2012
Osi Umenyiora2.0NYGNew York Giants vs. Green Bay Packers, January 15, 2012
Justin Tuck2.0NYGNew York Giants vs. New England Patriots, February 5, 2012
Clay Matthews2.0GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 5, 2013
Rob Ninkovich2.0NWENew England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 20, 2013
Terrell Suggs2.0BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos, January 12, 2013
Paul Kruger2.0BALBaltimore Ravens vs. San Francisco 49ers, February 3, 2013
Reed Doughty2.0WASWashington Redskins vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 6, 2013
Shaun Phillips2.0DENDenver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers, January 12, 2014
Ahmad Brooks2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers, January 5, 2014
Aldon Smith2.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 19, 2014
Charles Johnson2.0CARCarolina Panthers vs. Arizona Cardinals, January 3, 2015
Ndamukong Suh2.0DETDetroit Lions vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 4, 2015
Morgan Burnett2.0GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 18, 2015
Elvis Dumervil2.0BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 3, 2015
DeMarcus Ware2.0DENDenver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers, February 7, 2016
Mike Neal2.0GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins, January 10, 2016
Allen Bailey2.0KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Houston Texans, January 9, 2016
Jamie Collins2.0NWENew England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos, January 24, 2016
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