NFL Punts Single Game Leaders

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Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Pnt Tm Boxscore
1Leo Araguz16OAKOakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers, October 11, 1998
2John Teltschik15PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants, December 6, 1987
3Dave Jennings14NYJNew York Jets vs. Cleveland Browns, January 3, 1987
4Brad Maynard13NYGNew York Giants vs. Washington Redskins, November 23, 1997
5Rick Tuten12SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos, November 28, 1993
Greg Coleman12MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers, November 21, 1982
Britton Colquitt12CLECleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, September 9, 2018
Chris Gardocki12CLECleveland Browns vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 3, 2000
Luke Prestridge12DENDenver Broncos vs. Buffalo Bills, October 25, 1981
John James12ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins, December 10, 1978
Billy Van Heusen12DENDenver Broncos vs. Cincinnati Bengals, October 6, 1968
Steve Weatherford12NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 22, 2012
Bryan Wagner12CLECleveland Browns vs. Kansas City Chiefs, November 19, 1989
Brad Maynard12NYGNew York Giants vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, September 12, 1999
Rusty Jackson12RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers, November 21, 1976
Todd Sauerbrun12CHIChicago Bears vs. New Orleans Saints, October 5, 1997
Wilbur Summers12DETDetroit Lions vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 23, 1977
Bob Scarpitto12DENDenver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders, September 10, 1967
David Lee12BALBaltimore Colts vs. Oakland Raiders, December 24, 1977
Josh Miller12PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, October 15, 2000
Tom Blanchard12NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings, November 16, 1975
Chris Gardocki12INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Buffalo Bills, October 6, 1996
23Ode Burrell11HOUHouston Oilers vs. Oakland Raiders, December 21, 1969
Steve O'Neal11NORNew Orleans Saints vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 21, 1973
Dave Green11TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Philadelphia Eagles, September 18, 1977
Ryan Allen11NWENew England Patriots vs. New York Jets, September 12, 2013
Chad Stanley11HOUHouston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts, December 1, 2002
Dustin Colquitt11KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Chicago Bears, December 4, 2011
Bob Parsons11CHIChicago Bears vs. Denver Broncos, December 12, 1976
Vincent Gamache11SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs, November 9, 1986
Kelly Goodburn11KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Cleveland Browns, November 19, 1989
Dave Jennings11NYGNew York Giants vs. Atlanta Falcons, October 25, 1981
Josh Bidwell11TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Chicago Bears, December 17, 2006
Rick Donnelly11ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles, October 30, 1988
Steve O'Neal11NYJNew York Jets vs. Baltimore Colts, September 19, 1971
Dennis Partee11SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs, November 10, 1974
Bob Scarpitto11DENDenver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders, November 5, 1967
John James11ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Dallas Cowboys, September 15, 1974
Johnny Hekker11STLSt. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers, September 26, 2013
Russell Erxleben11NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Washington Redskins, December 26, 1982
Chris Mohr11BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Indianapolis Colts, October 6, 1996
Jim Fraser11BOSBoston Patriots vs. New York Jets, October 2, 1966
Mike Mercer11OAKOakland Raiders vs. Boston Patriots, September 22, 1963
King Hill11STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. Minnesota Vikings, October 19, 1969
Lee Johnson11CINCincinnati Bengals vs. San Diego Chargers, November 2, 1997
Gary Keithley11STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Redskins, October 21, 1973
Shane Lechler11OAKOakland Raiders vs. Carolina Panthers, November 9, 2008
Rich Camarillo11NWENew England Patriots vs. Dallas Cowboys, November 22, 1984
David Lee11BALBaltimore Colts vs. New England Patriots, October 19, 1975
Joe Don Looney11BALBaltimore Colts vs. San Francisco 49ers, November 29, 1964
Marquette King11OAKOakland Raiders vs. Houston Texans, November 17, 2013
Bob Grupp11KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Baltimore Colts, September 2, 1979
Paul Maguire11BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Houston Oilers, December 7, 1968
Max Runager11PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants, November 20, 1983
Wayne Crow11OAKOakland Raiders vs. Houston Oilers, September 11, 1960
Danny Villanueva11RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys, September 30, 1962
Dave Finzer11CHIChicago Bears vs. San Diego Chargers, December 3, 1984
Mark Royals11PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. New England Patriots, December 5, 1993
Dale Hatcher11RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Chicago Bears, January 12, 1986
Brad Maynard11NYGNew York Giants vs. Washington Redskins, November 1, 1998
Adam Podlesh11CHIChicago Bears vs. Denver Broncos, December 11, 2011
Tom Blanchard11TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Green Bay Packers, October 12, 1980
Mark Royals11TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Green Bay Packers, December 24, 2000
Ryan Plackemeier11SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Buffalo Bills, September 7, 2008
Mark Royals11PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Oilers, November 6, 1994
Todd Sauerbrun11CARCarolina Panthers vs. Chicago Bears, December 22, 2002
Mike Horan11PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants, September 8, 1985
Rich Camarillo11NWENew England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears, September 15, 1985
Darren Bennett11SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Oakland Raiders, October 11, 1998
Don Chandler11NYGNew York Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals, October 8, 1961
Gary Collins11CLECleveland Browns vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 12, 1965
Dave Jennings11NYGNew York Giants vs. Washington Redskins, September 13, 1981
Marquette King11OAKOakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs, December 14, 2014
Kyle Larson11CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Philadelphia Eagles, November 16, 2008
Jon Ryan11SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Philadelphia Eagles, November 2, 2008
Kyle Larson11CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore Ravens, November 30, 2008
Shane Lechler11HOUHouston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 17, 2017
Shane Lechler11OAKOakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs, November 15, 2009
David Lee11BALBaltimore Colts vs. Miami Dolphins, November 11, 1973
Paul Maguire11BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Oakland Raiders, October 15, 1967
Brad Maynard11NYGNew York Giants vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 28, 2001
Riley Dixon11DENDenver Broncos vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 4, 2016
Bob Scarpitto11DENDenver Broncos vs. New York Jets, December 3, 1967
Marv Bateman11BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Dallas Cowboys, November 15, 1976
Brad Maynard11CHIChicago Bears vs. Tennessee Titans, November 14, 2004
Jim Norton11HOUHouston Oilers vs. Oakland Raiders, December 31, 1967
Shawn McCarthy11NWENew England Patriots vs. New Orleans Saints, November 8, 1992
Chris Norman11DENDenver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks, October 20, 1985
Dennis Partee11SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Oakland Raiders, October 5, 1975
Tommy Barnhardt11NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Baltimore Ravens, December 19, 1999
Bob Parsons11CHIChicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions, November 22, 1981
Rick Redman11SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Boston Patriots, September 10, 1966
Mike Bragg11WASWashington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles, September 27, 1976
Ruben Rodriguez11DENDenver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks, November 30, 1992
Dave Zastudil11ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Denver Broncos, October 5, 2014
Ken Strong+11NYGNew York Giants vs. Chicago Bears, December 17, 1933
Dennis Partee11SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos, November 30, 1975
Bobby Joe Green11CHIChicago Bears vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 2, 1973
Herman Weaver11SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Rams, November 4, 1979
Dave Green11TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Washington Redskins, October 9, 1977
Rich Camarillo11HOUHouston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 3, 1995
Rich Camarillo11HOUHouston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, November 6, 1994
Kevin Huber11CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Indianapolis Colts, October 19, 2014
Danny Villanueva11RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, September 13, 1964
Ray Guy+11OAKOakland Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns, November 18, 1973
Tom Wittum11SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams, November 21, 1976
Larry Swider11STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Redskins, December 21, 1980
John James11ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 23, 1976
Don Cockroft11CLECleveland Browns vs. Chicago Bears, October 15, 1972
Jim Arnold11KANKansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers, November 17, 1985
Bryan Anger11JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Kansas City Chiefs, September 8, 2013
Matt Turk11MIAMiami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots, December 7, 2003
Bucky Scribner11MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Cleveland Browns, December 17, 1989
Rick Tuten11SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 13, 1992
Louie Aguiar11KANKansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers, November 13, 1994
John Jett11DETDetroit Lions vs. Carolina Panthers, September 15, 2002
Dave Green11TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Houston Oilers, September 12, 1976
Donnie Jones11STLSt. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 3, 2010
Danny White11DALDallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers, September 23, 1984
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