NFL Pass Attempts Single Game Playoffs 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 Att Tm Boxscore
1Steve Young+65SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers, January 6, 1996
2Dan Marino+64MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, December 30, 1995
Bernie Kosar64CLECleveland Browns vs. New York Jets, January 3, 1987
4Drew Brees63NORNew Orleans Saints vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 14, 2012
5Tom Brady62NWENew England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons, February 5, 2017
6Drew Brees60NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 8, 2011
7Jim Kelly+58BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Washington Redskins, January 26, 1992
Ben Roethlisberger58PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, January 14, 2018
Eli Manning58NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 22, 2012
10Tom Brady56NWENew England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos, January 24, 2016
11Andrew Luck54INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 6, 2013
Neil O'Donnell54PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. San Diego Chargers, January 15, 1995
Jeff George54ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers, December 31, 1995
Randall Cunningham54PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears, December 31, 1988
Jim Kelly+54BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Cleveland Browns, January 6, 1990
Tom Brady54NWENew England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 20, 2013
17Dan Fouts+53SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins, January 2, 1982
Danny White53DALDallas Cowboys vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 26, 1983
Troy Aikman+53DALDallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 15, 1995
Tom Brady53NWENew England Patriots vs. Tennessee Titans, January 13, 2018
21Tom Brady52NWENew England Patriots vs. Oakland Raiders, January 19, 2002
Vinny Testaverde52NYJNew York Jets vs. Denver Broncos, January 17, 1999
Warren Moon+52MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears, January 1, 1995
24Donovan McNabb51PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots, February 6, 2005
Andy Dalton51CINCincinnati Bengals vs. San Diego Chargers, January 5, 2014
Tom Brady51NWENew England Patriots vs. San Diego Chargers, January 14, 2007
Matt Schaub51HOUHouston Texans vs. New England Patriots, January 13, 2013
Neil Lomax51STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers, January 8, 1983
Richard Todd51NYJNew York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills, December 27, 1981
30Warren Moon+50HOUHouston Oilers vs. Buffalo Bills, January 3, 1993
Drew Bledsoe50NWENew England Patriots vs. Cleveland Browns, January 1, 1995
Tom Brady50NWENew England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 10, 2015
Tom Brady50NWENew England Patriots vs. Seattle Seahawks, February 1, 2015
Dave Krieg50SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Cincinnati Bengals, December 31, 1988
Todd Collins50WASWashington Redskins vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 5, 2008
Dan Marino+50MIAMiami Dolphins vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 20, 1985
Alex Smith50KANKansas City Chiefs vs. New England Patriots, January 16, 2016
Jay Schroeder50WASWashington Redskins vs. New York Giants, January 11, 1987
Jeff George50MINMinnesota Vikings vs. St. Louis Rams, January 16, 2000
Jim Kelly+50BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 30, 1994
41Neil O'Donnell49PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 28, 1996
Dan Marino+49MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, January 12, 1991
Drew Brees49NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Chicago Bears, January 21, 2007
Donovan McNabb49PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, January 19, 2003
Stan Humphries49SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 29, 1995
Peyton Manning49DENDenver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks, February 2, 2014
Troy Aikman+49DALDallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals, January 2, 1999
Joe Namath+49NYJNew York Jets vs. Oakland Raiders, December 29, 1968
Billy Kilmer49WASWashington Redskins vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 18, 1976
Matt Hasselbeck49SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, February 5, 2006
51Tommy Maddox48PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns, January 5, 2003
Joe Montana+48SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins, January 8, 1984
Drew Bledsoe48NWENew England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers, January 26, 1997
Randall Cunningham48MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 17, 1999
Dan Marino+48MIAMiami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots, January 12, 1986
Russell Wilson48SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers, January 17, 2016
Warren Moon+48HOUHouston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 31, 1989
Aaron Brooks48NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 6, 2001
Tom Brady48NWENew England Patriots vs. New York Giants, February 3, 2008
Peyton Manning48INDIndianapolis Colts vs. San Diego Chargers, January 13, 2008
Tom Brady48NWENew England Patriots vs. Carolina Panthers, February 1, 2004
Mark Rypien48WASWashington Redskins vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 12, 1991
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