NFL Yards From Scrimmage Single Game Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player YScm Tm Boxscore
1Flipper Anderson 336RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. New Orleans Saints, November 26, 1989
2Billy Cannon330HOUHouston Oilers vs. New York Titans, December 10, 1961
3Keith Lincoln 329SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Boston Patriots, January 5, 1964
Calvin Johnson +329DETDetroit Lions vs. Dallas Cowboys, October 27, 2013
5Adrian Peterson315MINMinnesota Vikings vs. San Diego Chargers, November 4, 2007
6Stephone Paige309KANKansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers, December 22, 1985
7Priest Holmes307KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Seattle Seahawks, November 24, 2002
8Antonio Brown 306PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Oakland Raiders, November 8, 2015
9Jim Benton303RAMCleveland Rams vs. Detroit Lions, November 22, 1945
10Cloyce Box302DETDetroit Lions vs. Baltimore Colts, December 3, 1950
11Julio Jones 300ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers, October 2, 2016
12Jerry Rice +299SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 18, 1995
13Jerome Harrison298CLECleveland Browns vs. Kansas City Chiefs, December 20, 2009
Le'Veon Bell298PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Buffalo Bills, December 11, 2016
15Jamal Lewis295BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Cleveland Browns, September 14, 2003
16Herschel Walker292DALDallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 14, 1986
17Jimmy Smith291JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Baltimore Ravens, September 10, 2000
18Jim Brown+289CLECleveland Browns vs. Philadelphia Eagles, November 19, 1961
19Jamaal Charles288KANKansas City Chiefs vs. New Orleans Saints, September 23, 2012
Terrell Owens+288SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears, December 17, 2000
21John Taylor286SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 11, 1989
Marshall Faulk+286STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons, October 15, 2000
23Chris Johnson 284TENTennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans, September 20, 2009
24Walter Payton+281CHIChicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings, November 20, 1977
25Delvin Williams279SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins, November 7, 1976
Saquon Barkley279NYGNew York Giants vs. Washington Redskins, December 22, 2019
27Corey Dillon278CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Denver Broncos, October 22, 2000
28Priest Holmes277KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders, December 9, 2001
29Corey Dillon276CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Tennessee Oilers, December 4, 1997
Tiki Barber276NYGNew York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 28, 2002
Todd Gurley276LARLos Angeles Rams vs. Tennessee Titans, December 24, 2017
Ollie Matson+276CRDChicago Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, November 28, 1954
33O.J. Simpson+273BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Detroit Lions, November 25, 1976
Andre Johnson 273HOUHouston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, November 18, 2012
Shaun Alexander 273SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Oakland Raiders, November 11, 2001
36Charley Hennigan272HOUHouston Oilers vs. Boston Patriots, October 13, 1961
Doug Martin 272TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Oakland Raiders, November 4, 2012
38LaDainian Tomlinson+271SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos, December 1, 2002
39Del Shofner 269NYGNew York Giants vs. Washington Redskins, October 28, 1962
Tyreek Hill269KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, November 29, 2020
41Thurman Thomas+268BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins, September 1, 1991
Julio Jones 268ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, November 26, 2017
43Marshall Faulk+267INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Baltimore Ravens, November 29, 1998
Jerry Butler267BUFBuffalo Bills vs. New York Jets, September 23, 1979
45Lee Evans265BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Houston Texans, November 19, 2006
Chuck Foreman265MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Philadelphia Eagles, October 24, 1976
47Derrick Henry 264TENTennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans, October 18, 2020
James Brooks264CINCincinnati Bengals vs. New England Patriots, December 7, 1986
49Tiki Barber263NYGNew York Giants vs. Oakland Raiders, December 31, 2005
50Jamaal Charles262KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos, January 3, 2010
Jim Brown+262CLECleveland Browns vs. Washington Redskins, September 15, 1963
Duce Staley262PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys, September 3, 2000