NFL Kick & Punt Returns Single Game Playoffs Leaders

Single game leaders only reflect years for which we have complete boxscore data (1960 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 Rt Tm Boxscore
1Eddie Brown12WASWashington Redskins vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 18, 1976
2Kyle Williams11SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants, January 22, 2012
Antonio Freeman11GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 14, 1996
4Reggie Barlow10JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. New England Patriots, January 3, 1999
Gerald McNeil10CLECleveland Browns vs. New York Jets, January 3, 1987
Desmond Howard10GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. New England Patriots, January 26, 1997
Pharoh Cooper10LARLos Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons, January 6, 2018
8David Palmer9MINMinnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 3, 1998
Vai Sikahema9PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 10, 1993
Jacoby Jones9BALBaltimore Ravens vs. New England Patriots, January 10, 2015
Dave Meggett9NWENew England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers, January 26, 1997
Russell Copeland9BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 23, 1994
Ron Fellows9DALDallas Cowboys vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, January 9, 1983
Nate Burleson9SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Chicago Bears, January 14, 2007
Glyn Milburn9DENDenver Broncos vs. Los Angeles Raiders, January 9, 1994
Carl Roaches9HOUHouston Oilers vs. Oakland Raiders, December 28, 1980
17Troy Edwards8PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. New England Patriots, January 27, 2002
Leon Bright8NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 3, 1982
Henry Ellard8RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Washington Redskins, January 1, 1984
Nate Burleson8SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 6, 2007
Brian Mitchell8PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. St. Louis Rams, January 27, 2002
Jim Cason8SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. New York Yankees, December 4, 1949
Nate Burleson8SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins, January 5, 2008
Eddie Payton8MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 3, 1981
Allen Rossum8ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 11, 2003
Mel Gray8DETDetroit Lions vs. Washington Redskins, January 12, 1992
Eric Metcalf8ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers, December 31, 1995
Michael Lewis8NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Chicago Bears, January 21, 2007
R.W. McQuarters8SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers, January 3, 1999
Antonio Brown8PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Green Bay Packers, February 6, 2011
James Brooks8SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins, January 16, 1983
Marcus Knight8OAKOakland Raiders vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, January 26, 2003
Brandon Tate8CINCincinnati Bengals vs. San Diego Chargers, January 5, 2014
Butch Johnson8DALDallas Cowboys vs. Atlanta Falcons, December 30, 1978
James Jones8DALDallas Cowboys vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 28, 1980
Derrick Mason8TENTennessee Titans vs. Buffalo Bills, January 8, 2000
Mike Nelms8WASWashington Redskins vs. Miami Dolphins, January 30, 1983
Delvin Joyce8NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 5, 2003
Marc Logan8MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, January 12, 1991
Jim Smith8PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos, December 24, 1977
Brian Mitchell8PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, January 19, 2003
Cory Ross8BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 13, 2007
T.J. Rushing8INDIndianapolis Colts vs. San Diego Chargers, January 13, 2008
Andre Coleman8SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 29, 1995
Roell Preston8GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 3, 1999
46Greg Pruitt7RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns, January 8, 1983
Gerald McNeil7CLECleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos, January 17, 1988
David Verser7CINCincinnati Bengals vs. New York Jets, January 9, 1983
Terrence Wilkins7INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Tennessee Titans, January 16, 2000
Allen Rossum7ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. St. Louis Rams, January 15, 2005
Stephen Starring7NWENew England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears, January 26, 1986
Darren Sproles7NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 4, 2014
Bruce Harper7NYJNew York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills, December 27, 1981
Jahine Arnold7PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Indianapolis Colts, December 29, 1996
Will Blackwell7PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. New England Patriots, January 3, 1998
Jermaine Lewis7BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 20, 2002
Dana McLemore7SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins, January 8, 1984
Bobby Joe Edmonds7SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Houston Oilers, January 3, 1988
Darren Sproles7SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 11, 2009
Fulton Walker7MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Seattle Seahawks, December 31, 1983
Robert Tate7MINMinnesota Vikings vs. St. Louis Rams, January 16, 2000
Reggie Brown7ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 9, 1983
Josh Cribbs7INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 4, 2015
Reno Mahe7PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants, January 7, 2007
Darick Holmes7BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 6, 1996
Phil McConkey7NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 4, 1987
Mike Nelms7WASWashington Redskins vs. Chicago Bears, December 30, 1984
Kevin Williams7DALDallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 15, 1995
Kelvin Martin7DALDallas Cowboys vs. Buffalo Bills, January 31, 1993
Darren Sproles7SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 3, 2009
Ron Gardin7BALBaltimore Colts vs. Cincinnati Bengals, December 26, 1970
Chad Morton7NYGNew York Giants vs. Carolina Panthers, January 8, 2006
Zach Thomas7DENDenver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks, December 24, 1983
Kurt Sohn7NYJNew York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins, January 23, 1983
Don Bingham7CHIChicago Bears vs. New York Giants, December 30, 1956
Wally Henry7PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears, December 23, 1979
Kevin Williams7BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Tennessee Titans, January 8, 2000
Michael Bates7DALDallas Cowboys vs. Carolina Panthers, January 3, 2004
Wally Henry7PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, December 29, 1979
Dave Meggett7NWENew England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 5, 1997
Dave Meggett7NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 20, 1991
Glyn Milburn7DETDetroit Lions vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, December 28, 1997
Gerald McNeil7CLECleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos, January 11, 1987
Fred McAfee7NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 6, 2001
David Palmer7MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Dallas Cowboys, December 28, 1996
Quintin Demps7KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 4, 2014
Antwaan Randle El7PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. New England Patriots, January 23, 2005
Bobby Joe Edmonds7SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Cincinnati Bengals, December 31, 1988
Rich Ellender7HOUHouston Oilers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, January 6, 1980
Jacoby Jones7BALBaltimore Ravens vs. San Francisco 49ers, February 3, 2013
Darren Sproles7SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. New England Patriots, January 20, 2008
Noland Smith7KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders, December 22, 1968
Charlie Rogers7SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Miami Dolphins, January 9, 2000
Terrence Wilkins7INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Chicago Bears, February 4, 2007
Del Rodgers7GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 16, 1983
Jalen Richard7OAKOakland Raiders vs. Houston Texans, January 7, 2017
Dante Hall7KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 11, 2004
Terrence Wilkins7INDIndianapolis Colts vs. New England Patriots, January 21, 2007
Dino Hall7CLECleveland Browns vs. Oakland Raiders, January 4, 1981
Fulton Walker7RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. New England Patriots, January 5, 1986
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