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Leaders Table
Rank Player APYd Tm Boxscore
1Glyn Milburn404DENDenver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks, December 10, 1995
2Billy Cannon373HOUHouston Oilers vs. New York Titans, December 10, 1961
3Adrian Peterson361MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears, October 14, 2007
4Michael Lewis356NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Washington Redskins, October 13, 2002
5Ed Podolak350KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins, December 25, 1971
6Tyrone Hughes347NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Los Angeles Rams, October 23, 1994
7Lionel James345SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Los Angeles Raiders, November 10, 1985
8Timmy Brown341PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. St. Louis Cardinals, December 16, 1962
9Gale Sayers+339CHIChicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 18, 1966
10Flipper Anderson336RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. New Orleans Saints, November 26, 1989
Gale Sayers+336CHIChicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 12, 1965
12LeGarrette Blount334NWENew England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills, December 29, 2013
13Jason Tucker331DALDallas Cowboys vs. New Orleans Saints, December 24, 1999
14Keith Lincoln329SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Boston Patriots, January 5, 1964
Jerry LeVias329HOUHouston Oilers vs. New York Jets, December 6, 1969
Jacoby Ford329OAKOakland Raiders vs. Miami Dolphins, November 28, 2010
Calvin Johnson329DETDetroit Lions vs. Dallas Cowboys, October 27, 2013
18Darren Sproles328SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 3, 2009
19David Wilson327NYGNew York Giants vs. New Orleans Saints, December 9, 2012
20Steve Breaston324ARIArizona Cardinals vs. New York Jets, September 28, 2008
21John Taylor321SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 11, 1989
22Gary Ballman320PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Washington Redskins, November 17, 1963
23Devin Hester317CHIChicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions, September 30, 2007
Darren Sproles317SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos, September 14, 2008
25Lionel James316SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, September 22, 1985
Josh Cribbs316CLECleveland Browns vs. Kansas City Chiefs, December 20, 2009
27Adrian Peterson315MINMinnesota Vikings vs. San Diego Chargers, November 4, 2007
28Tavon Austin314STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Indianapolis Colts, November 10, 2013
Travis Williams314GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, November 2, 1969
30Steve Smith313CARCarolina Panthers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, December 8, 2002
Jim Brown+313CLECleveland Browns vs. Philadelphia Eagles, November 19, 1961
32Stephone Paige309KANKansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers, December 22, 1985
Josh Cribbs309CLECleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Ravens, November 18, 2007
34Jermaine Lewis308BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Seattle Seahawks, December 7, 1997
35Kevin Williams307DALDallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals, December 25, 1995
Priest Holmes307KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Seattle Seahawks, November 24, 2002
37Antonio Brown306PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Oakland Raiders, November 8, 2015
Tim Brown+306RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks, November 28, 1988
Jacoby Ford306OAKOakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs, November 7, 2010
40Greg Pruitt304CLECleveland Browns vs. Cincinnati Bengals, November 23, 1975
Jonathan Carter304NYJNew York Jets vs. Indianapolis Colts, November 16, 2003
42Domenik Hixon303NYGNew York Giants vs. New Orleans Saints, October 18, 2009
O.J. Simpson+303BUFBuffalo Bills vs. New York Jets, October 4, 1970
Maurice Jones-Drew303JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Indianapolis Colts, December 10, 2006
45Mercury Morris302MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Colts, November 1, 1970
Derrick Mason302TENTennessee Titans vs. Buffalo Bills, December 14, 2003
47Walter Payton+300CHIChicago Bears vs. New Orleans Saints, December 21, 1975
Julio Jones300ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers, October 2, 2016
49Eddie Payton299DETDetroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 17, 1977
Jerry Rice+299SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 18, 1995
Leroy Kelly+299CLECleveland Browns vs. New York Giants, December 4, 1966
Ted Ginn299MIAMiami Dolphins vs. New York Jets, November 1, 2009
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