NFL Single Game Playoffs Yards From Scrimmage 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 YScm Tm Boxscore
1Keith Lincoln329SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Boston Patriots, January 5, 1964
2Anthony Carter257MINMinnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 9, 1988
3Eric Dickerson+244RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 4, 1986
Steve Smith244CARCarolina Panthers vs. Chicago Bears, January 15, 2006
5Eric Moulds240BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins, January 2, 1999
6Lamar Smith227MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Indianapolis Colts, December 30, 2000
7T.Y. Hilton224INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 4, 2014
8Reggie Wayne221INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 9, 2005
9Jerry Rice+220SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 22, 1989
10Marcus Allen+216RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 8, 1984
11Timmy Smith213WASWashington Redskins vs. Denver Broncos, January 31, 1988
12Freeman McNeil211NYJNew York Jets vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 9, 1983
Calvin Johnson211DETDetroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints, January 7, 2012
14Lawrence McCutcheon210RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. St. Louis Cardinals, December 27, 1975
15Marcus Allen+209RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Washington Redskins, January 22, 1984
16Priest Holmes208KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 11, 2004
Wilbert Montgomery208PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 11, 1981
Thurman Thomas+208BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 23, 1994
19Ryan Grant207GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 12, 2008
20Terrell Davis206DENDenver Broncos vs. Miami Dolphins, January 9, 1999
21Dorsey Levens205GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Carolina Panthers, January 12, 1997
22Demaryius Thomas204DENDenver Broncos vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 8, 2012
23Thurman Thomas+200BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins, December 30, 1995
24Chuck Foreman199MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 26, 1976
Thurman Thomas+199BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Los Angeles Raiders, January 20, 1991
26Tom Fears+198RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Chicago Bears, December 17, 1950
Robert Smith198MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 9, 2000
28Steve Van Buren+196PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 18, 1949
29Terrell Davis195DENDenver Broncos vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 27, 1997
Ed Podolak195KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins, December 25, 1971
31Martavis Bryant194PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos, January 17, 2016
32Rob Carpenter193NYGNew York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 27, 1981
33Michael Irvin+192DALDallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 15, 1995
34Fred Biletnikoff+190OAKOakland Raiders vs. New York Jets, December 29, 1968
Thurman Thomas+190BUFBuffalo Bills vs. New York Giants, January 27, 1991
36Ricky Sanders189WASWashington Redskins vs. Denver Broncos, January 31, 1988
37Tony Dorsett+188DALDallas Cowboys vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 28, 1980
Randy Moss188MINMinnesota Vikings vs. St. Louis Rams, January 16, 2000
39Earnest Byner187CLECleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos, January 17, 1988
LaDainian Tomlinson187SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. New England Patriots, January 14, 2007
41Cliff Branch186OAKOakland Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 29, 1974
Earnest Byner186CLECleveland Browns vs. Miami Dolphins, January 4, 1986
Natrone Means186JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Denver Broncos, January 4, 1997
44Charlie Garner185OAKOakland Raiders vs. New York Jets, January 12, 2002
Rodney Hampton185NYGNew York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 9, 1994
John Riggins+185WASWashington Redskins vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 15, 1983
47Jerry Rice+183OAKOakland Raiders vs. New York Jets, January 12, 2002
Marshawn Lynch183SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers, January 18, 2015
49Curtis Martin+182NYJNew York Jets vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, January 10, 1999
Arian Foster182HOUHouston Texans vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 7, 2012
Julio Jones182ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 20, 2013
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