NFL Touches 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 Touch Tm Boxscore
1Lamar Smith43MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Indianapolis Colts, December 30, 2000
2Curtis Martin+42NYJNew York Jets vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, January 10, 1999
3Arian Foster40HOUHouston Texans vs. Cincinnati Bengals, January 5, 2013
Lawrence McCutcheon40RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. St. Louis Cardinals, December 27, 1975
5John Riggins+39WASWashington Redskins vs. Miami Dolphins, January 30, 1983
Rodney Hampton39NYGNew York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 9, 1994
7Ricky Bell38TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 29, 1979
8Emmitt Smith+37DALDallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers, January 14, 1996
Rob Carpenter37NYGNew York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 27, 1981
John Riggins+37WASWashington Redskins vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 15, 1983
11John Riggins+36WASWashington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 22, 1983
John Riggins+36WASWashington Redskins vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 8, 1984
13Marshall Faulk+35STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Philadelphia Eagles, January 27, 2002
Eddie George35TENTennessee Titans vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 7, 2001
Shaun Alexander35SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers, January 22, 2006
Eric Dickerson+35RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 4, 1986
LaDainian Tomlinson+35SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. New York Jets, January 8, 2005
Thurman Thomas+35BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins, January 12, 1991
Thurman Thomas+35BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 23, 1994
Terrell Davis+35DENDenver Broncos vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 27, 1997
21Emmitt Smith+34DALDallas Cowboys vs. Buffalo Bills, January 30, 1994
Curt Warner34SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Miami Dolphins, December 31, 1983
Jim Taylor+34GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. New York Giants, December 30, 1962
Darren Sproles34SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 3, 2009
Matt Snell34NYJNew York Jets vs. Baltimore Colts, January 12, 1969
Barry Word34KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Los Angeles Raiders, December 28, 1991
Franco Harris+34PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 12, 1975
Freeman McNeil34NYJNew York Jets vs. Kansas City Chiefs, December 28, 1986
29Larry Csonka+33MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings, January 13, 1974
Larry Brown33WASWashington Redskins vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 26, 1971
Fred Taylor33JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. New England Patriots, January 3, 1999
Terrell Davis+33DENDenver Broncos vs. New York Jets, January 17, 1999
Dorsey Levens33GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 3, 1999
34Terrell Davis+32DENDenver Broncos vs. Green Bay Packers, January 25, 1998
Marcus Allen+32RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks, January 8, 1984
Jamal Lewis32BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Oakland Raiders, January 14, 2001
Arian Foster32HOUHouston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens, January 15, 2012
Franco Harris+32PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos, December 24, 1977
Chuck Foreman32MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 26, 1977
Natrone Means32JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Buffalo Bills, December 28, 1996
Joseph Addai32INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 6, 2007
Franco Harris+32PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Oakland Raiders, January 4, 1976
Le'Veon Bell32PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs, January 15, 2017
Larry Brown32WASWashington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys, December 31, 1972
45Dan Herron31INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, January 11, 2015
Robert Smith31MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Dallas Cowboys, January 9, 2000
Le'Veon Bell31PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Miami Dolphins, January 8, 2017
Eddie George31TENTennessee Titans vs. Buffalo Bills, January 8, 2000
Emmitt Smith+31DALDallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 17, 1993
Jamal Lewis31BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos, December 31, 2000
Larry Brown31WASWashington Redskins vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 22, 1973
Tiki Barber31NYGNew York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 5, 2003
Neal Anderson31CHIChicago Bears vs. New Orleans Saints, January 6, 1991
Steve Van Buren+31PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 18, 1949
Lamar Miller31HOUHouston Texans vs. Oakland Raiders, January 7, 2017
Dorsey Levens31GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers, January 11, 1998
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