NFL Receiving Yards Single Game Playoffs Leaders

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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
1Eric Moulds240BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins, January 2, 1999
2Anthony Carter227MINMinnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 9, 1988
3T.Y. Hilton224INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 4, 2014
4Reggie Wayne221INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 9, 2005
5Steve Smith218CARCarolina Panthers vs. Chicago Bears, January 15, 2006
6Jerry Rice+215SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 22, 1989
7Calvin Johnson211DETDetroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints, January 7, 2012
8Demaryius Thomas204DENDenver Broncos vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 8, 2012
9Tom Fears+198RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Chicago Bears, December 17, 1950
10Ricky Sanders193WASWashington Redskins vs. Denver Broncos, January 31, 1988
11Michael Irvin+192DALDallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 15, 1995
12Fred Biletnikoff+190OAKOakland Raiders vs. New York Jets, December 29, 1968
13Randy Moss+188MINMinnesota Vikings vs. St. Louis Rams, January 16, 2000
14Cliff Branch186OAKOakland Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 29, 1974
15Jerry Rice+183OAKOakland Raiders vs. New York Jets, January 12, 2002
16Julio Jones182ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 20, 2013
17Vernon Davis180SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. New Orleans Saints, January 14, 2012
Chris Hogan180NWENew England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 22, 2017
Julio Jones180ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers, January 22, 2017
Fred Biletnikoff+180OAKOakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs, December 22, 1968
21Raymond Berry+178BALBaltimore Colts vs. New York Giants, December 28, 1958
22Terrell Owens+177SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants, January 5, 2003
Steve Watson177DENDenver Broncos vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 30, 1984
24Larry Fitzgerald176ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers, January 16, 2016
25Bob Schnelker175NYGNew York Giants vs. Baltimore Colts, December 27, 1959
26Charlie Brown171WASWashington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams, January 1, 1984
Michael Thomas171NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 13, 2019
28Wesley Walker169NYJNew York Jets vs. Los Angeles Raiders, January 15, 1983
29Haven Moses168DENDenver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders, January 1, 1978
30Larry Fitzgerald166ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Carolina Panthers, January 10, 2009
Kellen Winslow+166SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins, January 2, 1982
32Hakeem Nicks165NYGNew York Giants vs. Green Bay Packers, January 15, 2012
33Rocket Ismail163DALDallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 9, 2000
Art Monk+163WASWashington Redskins vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 12, 1991
Steve Smith163CARCarolina Panthers vs. St. Louis Rams, January 10, 2004
36Isaac Bruce+162STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Tennessee Titans, January 30, 2000
37Lynn Swann+161PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 18, 1976
38Wayne Millner+160WASWashington Redskins vs. Chicago Bears, December 12, 1937
D.K. Metcalf160SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 5, 2020
Davante Adams160GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 12, 2020
41Amp Lee159MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears, January 1, 1995
Jermichael Finley159GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Arizona Cardinals, January 10, 2010
43Frank Lewis158BUFBuffalo Bills vs. New York Jets, December 27, 1981
44Shannon Sharpe+156DENDenver Broncos vs. Los Angeles Raiders, January 9, 1994
John Stallworth+156PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos, December 30, 1978
46Alfred Jenkins155ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 4, 1981
Ike Hilliard155NYGNew York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 14, 2001
48O.J. McDuffie154MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, December 30, 1995
Martavis Bryant154PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos, January 17, 2016
50Deion Branch153NWENew England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos, January 14, 2006
51Andre Reed+152BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 31, 1993
Larry Fitzgerald152ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 18, 2009
Danny Amendola152NWENew England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles, February 4, 2018
Rod Smith152DENDenver Broncos vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 31, 1999