NFL Punting Yards Single Game Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Yds Tm Boxscore
1Leo Araguz709OAKOakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers, October 11, 1998
2Bob Scarpitto565DENDenver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders, September 10, 1967
3Brandon Fields564MIAMiami Dolphins vs. New York Jets, December 12, 2010
4Rick Tuten559SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos, November 28, 1993
5Kevin Huber558CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Indianapolis Colts, October 19, 2014
6Steve Weatherford557NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 22, 2012
7Bryan Anger556JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Kansas City Chiefs, September 8, 2013
Shane Lechler556OAKOakland Raiders vs. Carolina Panthers, November 9, 2008
9Donnie Jones551STLSt. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 3, 2010
Chris Gardocki551INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Buffalo Bills, October 6, 1996
11Danny Villanueva550RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys, September 30, 1962
Tom Landry+550NYYNew York Yankees vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 4, 1949
13Andy Lee543SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks, September 30, 2007
14John Teltschik541PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants, December 6, 1987
15Marquette King540OAKOakland Raiders vs. Houston Texans, November 17, 2013
16Brad Maynard537NYGNew York Giants vs. Washington Redskins, November 23, 1997
17Billy Van Heusen532DENDenver Broncos vs. Cincinnati Bengals, October 6, 1968
18Shane Lechler531OAKOakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs, November 15, 2009
Luke Prestridge531DENDenver Broncos vs. Buffalo Bills, October 25, 1981
20Dave Jennings530NYJNew York Jets vs. Cleveland Browns, January 3, 1987
21Josh Miller526PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, October 15, 2000
Brad Maynard526NYGNew York Giants vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, September 12, 1999
Adam Podlesh526CHIChicago Bears vs. Denver Broncos, December 11, 2011
24Todd Sauerbrun524CHIChicago Bears vs. New Orleans Saints, October 5, 1997
25Darren Bennett522SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Oakland Raiders, October 11, 1998
26Pat McAfee517INDIndianapolis Colts vs. New Orleans Saints, October 25, 2015
Tom Wittum517SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams, November 21, 1976
Chris Norman517DENDenver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks, October 20, 1985
Chris Gardocki517CLECleveland Browns vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 3, 2000
30Tom Blanchard515NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings, November 16, 1975
31Ryan Allen514NWENew England Patriots vs. New York Jets, September 12, 2013
Rich Camarillo514NWENew England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears, September 15, 1985
33Dave Jennings511NYGNew York Giants vs. Washington Redskins, September 13, 1981
Bob Grupp511KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Baltimore Colts, September 2, 1979
35John Jett510DETDetroit Lions vs. Carolina Panthers, September 15, 2002
Josh Bidwell510TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Chicago Bears, December 17, 2006
37Brad Maynard509CHIChicago Bears vs. Tennessee Titans, November 14, 2004
38Jon Ryan508SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Philadelphia Eagles, November 2, 2008
39Rick Tuten506SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 13, 1992
Riley Dixon506DENDenver Broncos vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 4, 2016
41Sam Baker503DALDallas Cowboys vs. Detroit Lions, October 13, 1963
42Rich Camarillo502HOUHouston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, November 6, 1994
43Brandon Fields501MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, December 22, 2013
44Sean Landeta500PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Arizona Cardinals, December 24, 2005
45Paul Maguire498BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Oakland Raiders, October 15, 1967
46Brad Maynard497NYGNew York Giants vs. Washington Redskins, November 1, 1998
Gary Collins497CLECleveland Browns vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 12, 1965
48Scott Player496ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Tennessee Titans, October 23, 2005
49Shane Lechler493OAKOakland Raiders vs. Dallas Cowboys, November 26, 2009
Mike Scifres493SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos, November 18, 2012
Paul Maguire493BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Houston Oilers, December 7, 1968
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