NFL Passing Yards Single Game Playoffs Leaders

Single game leaders only reflect years for which we have complete boxscore data (1950 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 Yds Tm Boxscore
1Tom Brady 505NWENew England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles, February 4, 2018
2Bernie Kosar489CLECleveland Browns vs. New York Jets, January 3, 1987
3Ben Roethlisberger469PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, January 14, 2018
4Tom Brady 466NWENew England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons, February 5, 2017
Drew Brees466NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Detroit Lions, January 7, 2012
6Drew Brees462NORNew Orleans Saints vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 14, 2012
7Peyton Manning458INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 9, 2005
8Andrew Luck 443INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 4, 2014
9Dan Fouts+433SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins, January 2, 1982
10Kelly Holcomb429CLECleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 5, 2003
11Aaron Rodgers 423GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Arizona Cardinals, January 10, 2010
Jeff George423MINMinnesota Vikings vs. St. Louis Rams, January 16, 2000
13Dan Marino+422MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, December 30, 1995
14Dan Marino+421MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 6, 1985
15Kurt Warner+414STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Tennessee Titans, January 30, 2000
16Randall Cunningham407PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears, December 31, 1988
17Jim Kelly+405BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Cleveland Browns, January 6, 1990
18Drew Brees404NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 8, 2011
19Don Strock403MIAMiami Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers, January 2, 1982
20Peyton Manning402INDIndianapolis Colts vs. San Diego Chargers, January 13, 2008
21Daryle Lamonica401OAKOakland Raiders vs. New York Jets, December 29, 1968
22Peyton Manning400DENDenver Broncos vs. New England Patriots, January 19, 2014
23Matt Ryan396ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 20, 2013
24Matt Ryan392ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers, January 22, 2017
25Kurt Warner+391STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 16, 2000
26Deshaun Watson 388HOUHouston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 12, 2020
27Jim Plunkett386RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns, January 8, 1983
28Russell Wilson 385SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 13, 2013
John Elway+385DENDenver Broncos vs. Cleveland Browns, January 14, 1990
Neil Lomax385STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers, January 8, 1983
31Tom Brady 384NWENew England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 22, 2017
32Kerry Collins381NYGNew York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 14, 2001
33Matthew Stafford380DETDetroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints, January 7, 2012
Troy Aikman+380DALDallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 15, 1995
35Kurt Warner+379ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers, January 10, 2010
36Alex Smith378KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 4, 2014
37Kurt Warner+377ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, February 1, 2009
Richard Todd377NYJNew York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills, December 27, 1981
Peyton Manning377INDIndianapolis Colts vs. New York Jets, January 24, 2010
Peyton Manning377INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 4, 2004
41Andrew Luck 376INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 4, 2015
Drew Brees376NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Carolina Panthers, January 7, 2018
43Donovan McNabb375PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Arizona Cardinals, January 18, 2009
44Nick Foles373PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots, February 4, 2018
45Warren Moon+371HOUHouston Oilers vs. Buffalo Bills, January 3, 1993
46Tom Brady 367NWENew England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 10, 2015
Tommy Maddox367PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns, January 5, 2003
48Jeff George366ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers, December 31, 1995
Russell Wilson 366SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers, January 17, 2016
Aaron Rodgers 366GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 15, 2011
51Kurt Warner+365STLSt. Louis Rams vs. New Orleans Saints, December 30, 2000
Lamar Jackson365BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Tennessee Titans, January 11, 2020
Kurt Warner+365STLSt. Louis Rams vs. New England Patriots, February 3, 2002