NFL Safeties Single Game Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Sfty Tm Boxscore
1Fred Dryer2RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Green Bay Packers, October 21, 1973
2Charlie Anderson1MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, October 26, 2008
Carl Eller+1MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 27, 1969
Jared Allen1MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Denver Broncos, December 4, 2011
George Andrie1DALDallas Cowboys vs. Detroit Lions, December 26, 1970
Benson Mayowa1OAKOakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos, December 13, 2015
Ronde Barber1TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Chicago Bears, October 23, 2011
Justin Houston1KANKansas City Chiefs vs. New Orleans Saints, September 23, 2012
Adewale Ogunleye1CHIChicago Bears vs. Indianapolis Colts, September 7, 2008
Cedric Thornton1PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears, December 22, 2013
LaMarr Woodley1PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Arizona Cardinals, October 23, 2011
Antwan Applewhite1CARCarolina Panthers vs. Atlanta Falcons, December 11, 2011
Thomas Davis1CARCarolina Panthers vs. Washington Redskins, October 11, 2009
James Hall1STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Arizona Cardinals, November 6, 2011
Rashad Jennings1NYGNew York Giants vs. Washington Redskins, September 24, 2015
Joe Mays1HOUHouston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans, September 15, 2013
Cory Redding1INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans, December 15, 2013
Devin Taylor1DETDetroit Lions vs. Tennessee Titans, September 18, 2016
Ted Washington1HOUHouston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 7, 1979
Brian Cushing1HOUHouston Texans vs. Oakland Raiders, October 4, 2009
Louis Delmas1DETDetroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers, November 26, 2009
Chris Culliver1SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Baltimore Ravens, February 3, 2013
Willie Clay1DETDetroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers, December 31, 1994
Kelly Jennings1SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 6, 2007
Mathias Kiwanuka1NYGNew York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys, December 14, 2008
Aldon Smith1SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Detroit Lions, October 16, 2011
George Martin1NYGNew York Giants vs. Denver Broncos, January 25, 1987
Ndamukong Suh1DETDetroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers, November 28, 2013
Randy White+1DALDallas Cowboys vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 30, 1979
T.J. Ward1DENDenver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks, September 21, 2014
Preston Smith1WASWashington Redskins vs. Green Bay Packers, January 10, 2016
Danieal Manning1CHIChicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers, September 13, 2009
Jared Allen1MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions, October 12, 2008
Gibril Wilson1OAKOakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers, September 28, 2008
Junior Galette1NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, December 28, 2014
Denico Autry1OAKOakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers, December 24, 2015
Connor Barwin1HOUHouston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens, October 21, 2012
Calais Campbell1ARIArizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 6, 2016
Reuben Davis1SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins, January 8, 1995
Mike DeVito1NYJNew York Jets vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 23, 2011
D.D. Hoggard1CLECleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos, January 17, 1988
Charles Grant1NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Denver Broncos, September 21, 2008
Anthony Hargrove1SEASeattle Seahawks vs. New York Giants, October 9, 2011
James Harrison1PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. San Diego Chargers, November 16, 2008
Quentin Groves1OAKOakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos, December 19, 2010
Jared Allen1MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers, November 9, 2008
Trevor Pryce1NYJNew York Jets vs. Cincinnati Bengals, November 25, 2010
Jevon Kearse1TENTennessee Titans vs. Buffalo Bills, January 8, 2000
Paul Kruger1NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, December 11, 2016
Demarcus Lawrence1DALDallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins, January 3, 2016
Jameel McClain1BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Oakland Raiders, October 26, 2008
Ray McDonald1SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears, November 19, 2012
Stephen Paea1CHIChicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings, October 16, 2011
Jason Pierre-Paul1NYGNew York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys, December 11, 2011
Jay Richardson1OAKOakland Raiders vs. Miami Dolphins, November 16, 2008
Nick Schommer1TENTennessee Titans vs. San Diego Chargers, October 31, 2010
Antonio Smith1ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 3, 2009
Kevin Smith1DETDetroit Lions vs. St. Louis Rams, November 1, 2009
Jason Taylor+1NYJNew York Jets vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 19, 2010
Hollis Thomas1CARCarolina Panthers vs. Buffalo Bills, October 25, 2009
Henry Waechter1CHIChicago Bears vs. New England Patriots, January 26, 1986
Cameron Wake1MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Cincinnati Bengals, October 31, 2013
J.J. Watt1HOUHouston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 28, 2014
Dwight White1PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 12, 1975
Reggie White+1PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New Orleans Saints, January 3, 1993
Muhammad Wilkerson1NYJNew York Jets vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, September 18, 2011
Bill Willis+1CLECleveland Browns vs. New York Giants, December 17, 1950
D.J. Alexander1KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders, January 3, 2016
Mario Addison1CARCarolina Panthers vs. San Diego Chargers, December 11, 2016
Geno Atkins1CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Texans, November 23, 2014
Cliff Avril1SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos, February 2, 2014
Jordan Babineaux1SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Chicago Bears, October 17, 2010
Justin Bethel1ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Carolina Panthers, January 3, 2015
Malcom Brown1NWENew England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens, December 12, 2016
Chris Canty1NYGNew York Giants vs. New York Jets, December 24, 2011
Rock Cartwright1OAKOakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers, October 10, 2010
Jared Allen1MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers, October 5, 2009
James Hall1STLSt. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 26, 2010
Phillip Hunt1PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins, December 11, 2011
Zach Diles1HOUHouston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 6, 2009
Leonard Floyd1CHIChicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 4, 2016
Junior Galette1NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, October 5, 2014
Ben Garland1ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 14, 2017
Tamba Hali1KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Washington Redskins, October 18, 2009
Greg Hardy1CARCarolina Panthers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, September 25, 2011
Jelani Jenkins1MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Kansas City Chiefs, September 21, 2014
Reggie Harrison1PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 18, 1976
Dont'a Hightower1NWENew England Patriots vs. Cincinnati Bengals, October 16, 2016
Darren Howard1PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, October 11, 2009
Danielle Hunter1MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Carolina Panthers, September 25, 2016
Nate Irving1DENDenver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks, September 21, 2014
Malik Jackson1DENDenver Broncos vs. Green Bay Packers, November 1, 2015
Jim Jensen1DALDallas Cowboys vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 19, 1976
Rulon Jones1DENDenver Broncos vs. New England Patriots, January 4, 1987
Jermaine Kearse1SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Indianapolis Colts, October 6, 2013
Chris Kelsay1BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Arizona Cardinals, October 14, 2012
Carnell Lake1PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns, January 7, 1995
James Laurinaitis1STLSt. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers, November 1, 2015
Corey Lemonier1SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals, October 13, 2013
DeAndre Levy1DETDetroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers, September 21, 2014
Jameel McClain1BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Philadelphia Eagles, November 23, 2008
Rolando McClain1OAKOakland Raiders vs. Green Bay Packers, December 11, 2011
T.Y. McGill1INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Miami Dolphins, December 27, 2015
Kevin Minter1ARIArizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers, September 27, 2015
Alan Page+1MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Dallas Cowboys, December 25, 1971
Corey Peters1ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Buffalo Bills, September 25, 2016
Carlos Polk1DALDallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers, November 23, 2008
Sione Pouha1NYJNew York Jets vs. Kansas City Chiefs, December 11, 2011
Sheldon Richardson1NYJNew York Jets vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 7, 2014
Frostee Rucker1ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks, November 15, 2015
Brandon Siler1SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Seattle Seahawks, September 26, 2010
Eugene Sims1STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Carolina Panthers, October 20, 2013
Bruce Smith+1BUFBuffalo Bills vs. New York Giants, January 27, 1991
Brady Smith1ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. St. Louis Rams, January 15, 2005
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