NFL Long Reception Single Game 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 Lng Tm Boxscore
1Andy Farkas99WASWashington Redskins vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, October 15, 1939
Cliff Branch99RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Washington Redskins, October 2, 1983
Victor Cruz99NYGNew York Giants vs. New York Jets, December 24, 2011
Mac Speedie99CLECleveland Browns vs. Buffalo Bills, November 2, 1947
Mike Quick99PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Atlanta Falcons, November 10, 1985
Wes Welker99NWENew England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins, September 12, 2011
Robert Brooks99GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears, September 11, 1995
Marc Boerigter99KANKansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers, December 22, 2002
Bernard Berrian99MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears, November 30, 2008
Andre' Davis99CLECleveland Browns vs. Cincinnati Bengals, October 17, 2004
Tony Martin99SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Seattle Seahawks, September 18, 1994
12Gaynell Tinsley98CRDChicago Cardinals vs. Cleveland Rams, November 27, 1938
Johnnie Morton98DETDetroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears, October 4, 1998
Michael Haynes98ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints, September 12, 1993
Night Train Lane+98CRDChicago Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers, November 13, 1955
Brandin Cooks98NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Oakland Raiders, September 11, 2016
Terrell Owens+98BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, November 22, 2009
18John Taylor97SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Atlanta Falcons, November 3, 1991
Webster Slaughter97CLECleveland Browns vs. Chicago Bears, October 23, 1989
Cloyce Box97DETDetroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers, November 26, 1953
Gaynell Tinsley97CRDChicago Cardinals vs. Chicago Bears, December 5, 1937
JuJu Smith-Schuster97PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Detroit Lions, October 29, 2017
JuJu Smith-Schuster97PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos, November 25, 2018
24Wesley Walker96NYJNew York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills, December 8, 1985
Jerry Rice+96SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. San Diego Chargers, November 27, 1988
Calvin Johnson96DETDetroit Lions vs. Houston Texans, October 19, 2008
Frank Grant96WASWashington Redskins vs. New York Giants, November 9, 1975
Billy Grimes96GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 10, 1950
Shannon Sharpe+96BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Oakland Raiders, January 14, 2001
30Steve Watson95DENDenver Broncos vs. Detroit Lions, October 11, 1981
Josh Gordon95CLECleveland Browns vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 1, 2013
Mike Wallace95BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, November 6, 2016
John Taylor95SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 11, 1989
Mike Wallace95PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Arizona Cardinals, October 23, 2011
Quinn Early95BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Indianapolis Colts, December 1, 1996
Vincent Jackson95TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints, October 21, 2012
Fred Barnett95PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Buffalo Bills, December 2, 1990
Steve Odom95GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings, October 2, 1977
39Leonard Thompson94DETDetroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears, October 19, 1981
Robert Woods94LARLos Angeles Rams vs. Houston Texans, November 12, 2017
Alvin Harper94DALDallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers, January 8, 1995
Billy Brooks94CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Minnesota Vikings, November 13, 1977
Jamal Anderson94ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers, September 23, 2001
Martavis Bryant94PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, December 7, 2014
45Red Phillips93RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Green Bay Packers, November 16, 1958
Freddie Solomon93SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Atlanta Falcons, September 28, 1980
Steve Watson93DENDenver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers, September 27, 1981
Ernie Jones93PHOPhoenix Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 10, 1988
Herman Moore93DETDetroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings, October 31, 1993
Elbert Dubenion93BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Boston Patriots, December 28, 1963
Jordy Nelson93GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. St. Louis Rams, October 16, 2011
Eddie Royal93DENDenver Broncos vs. Cleveland Browns, November 6, 2008
Herschel Walker93PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants, September 4, 1994
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