Eric Dickerson and the Most Rushing Yards in a Playoff Game (Since 1960)

Eric Dickerson

Eric Dickerson (profootballhof.com)

Yesterday, Sports List of the Day checked out quarterbacks with the most passing yards in a playoff game.

Today, take a look at running backs with the most rushing yards in a single playoff game.

Eric Dickerson is top of the heap with 248.

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1. Eric Dickerson 1986-01-04 L.A. Rams 248
2. Lamar Smith 2000-12-30 Miami Dolphins 209
3. Keith Lincoln 1964-01-05 San Diego Chargers 206
4. Timmy Smith 1988-01-31 Wasington Redskins 204
5. Lawrence McCutcheon 1975-12-27 L.A. Rams 202
6. Freeman McNeil 1983-01-09 New York Jets 202
7. Ryan Grant 2008-01-12 Green Bay Packers 201
8. Terrell Davis 1999-01-09 Denver Broncos 199
9. Wilbert Montgomery 1981-01-11 Philadelphia Eagles 194
10. Marcus Allen 1984-01-22 Oakland Raiders 191
11. Thurman Thomas 1994-01-23 Buffalo Bills 186
12. John Riggins 1983-01-15 Washington Redskins 185
13. Terrell Davis 1997-12-27 Denver Broncos 184
14. Priest Holmes 2004-01-11 Kansas City Chiefs 176
15. Natrone Means 1996-12-28 Jacksonville Jaguars 175
16. Cedric Benson 2010-01-09 Cincinnati Bengals 169
17. Barry Sanders 1994-01-08 Detroit Lions 169
18. Terrell Davis 1999-01-17 Denver Broncos 167
19. Curtis Martin 1997-01-05 New England Patriots 166
20. John Riggins 1983-01-30 Washington Redskins 166
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Posted on January 8, 2012, in NFL Football and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. It was the LA Rams not St Louis!!! For both 1 and 5 get it right Vin!!!

    • Yikes, you are correct sir. I must have done this post at 3AM. Corrected. And thank you. Appreciate it. If you see anything else, or just like a post, feel free to comment!

  2. Note only 2 players feature more than once – Riggins (2x) and TD (3x). Who’s the greatest postseason RB of all time then?

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