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.
+ Indicates Hall of Famer, season age in parentheses

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Leaders

Leaders Table
Rank Player Yds Tm Boxscore
1Tom Brady505NWENew England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles, February 4, 2018
2Ben Roethlisberger501PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns, January 10, 2021
3Bernie Kosar489CLECleveland Browns vs. New York Jets, January 3, 1987
4Ben Roethlisberger469PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, January 14, 2018
5Tom Brady466NWENew England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons, February 5, 2017
Drew Brees466NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Detroit Lions, January 7, 2012
7Drew Brees462NORNew Orleans Saints vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 14, 2012
8Peyton Manning+458INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 9, 2005
9Andrew Luck443INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 4, 2014
10Dan Fouts+433SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins, January 2, 1982
11Kelly Holcomb429CLECleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 5, 2003
12Aaron Rodgers423GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Arizona Cardinals, January 10, 2010
Jeff George423MINMinnesota Vikings vs. St. Louis Rams, January 16, 2000
14Dan Marino+422MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, December 30, 1995
15Dan Marino+421MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 6, 1985
16Kurt Warner+414STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Tennessee Titans, January 30, 2000
17Randall Cunningham407PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears, December 31, 1988
18Jim Kelly+405BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Cleveland Browns, January 6, 1990
19Drew Brees404NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 8, 2011
20Don Strock403MIAMiami Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers, January 2, 1982
21Peyton Manning+402INDIndianapolis Colts vs. San Diego Chargers, January 13, 2008
22Daryle Lamonica401OAKOakland Raiders vs. New York Jets, December 29, 1968
23Peyton Manning+400DENDenver Broncos vs. New England Patriots, January 19, 2014
24Matt Ryan396ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 20, 2013
25Matt Ryan392ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers, January 22, 2017
26Kurt Warner+391STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 16, 2000
27Deshaun Watson388HOUHouston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 12, 2020
28Jim Plunkett386RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns, January 8, 1983
29John Elway+385DENDenver Broncos vs. Cleveland Browns, January 14, 1990
Neil Lomax385STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers, January 8, 1983
Russell Wilson385SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 13, 2013
32Tom Brady384NWENew England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 22, 2017
33Kerry Collins381NYGNew York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 14, 2001
Tom Brady381TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Washington Football Team, January 9, 2021
35Matthew Stafford380DETDetroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints, January 7, 2012
Troy Aikman+380DALDallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 15, 1995
37Kurt Warner+379ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers, January 10, 2010
38Alex Smith378KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 4, 2014
39Kurt Warner+377ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, February 1, 2009
Richard Todd377NYJNew York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills, December 27, 1981
Peyton Manning+377INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 4, 2004
Peyton Manning+377INDIndianapolis Colts vs. New York Jets, January 24, 2010
43Andrew Luck376INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 4, 2015
Drew Brees376NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Carolina Panthers, January 7, 2018
45Donovan McNabb375PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Arizona Cardinals, January 18, 2009
46Nick Foles 373PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots, February 4, 2018
47Warren Moon+371HOUHouston Oilers vs. Buffalo Bills, January 3, 1993
48Tom Brady367NWENew England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 10, 2015
Tommy Maddox367PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns, January 5, 2003
50Aaron Rodgers366GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 15, 2011
Russell Wilson366SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers, January 17, 2016
Jeff George366ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers, December 31, 1995