Drew Brees and the Most Passing Yards in a Playoff Game (Since 1960)

Drew Brees Threw for 466 Yards Saturday

Drew Brees Threw for 466 Yards Saturday (usatoday.com)

Drew Brees‘ 466 yards passing in Saturday’s game against the Detroit Lions is the second most passing yards (for a single game) in playoff history.

Here are the top 20 quarterbacks with the most passing yards in a single playoff game.

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1. Bernie Kosar 1987-01-03 Cleveland Browns 489
2. Drew Brees 2012-01-07 New Orleans Saints 466
3. Peyton Manning 2005-01-09 Indianapolis Colts 458
4. Dan Fouts 1982-01-02 San Deigo Chargers 433
5. Kelly Holcomb 2003-01-05 Cleveland Browns 429
6. Jeff George 2000-01-16 Minnesota Vikings 423
7. Aaron Rodgers 2010-01-10 Green Bay Packers 423
8. Dan Marino 1995-12-30 Miami Dolphins 422
9. Dan Marino 1985-01-06 Miami Dolphins 421
10. Kurt Warner 2000-01-30 St. Louis Rams 414
11. Randall Cunningham 1988-12-31 Philadelphia Eagles 407
12. Jim Kelly 1990-01-06 Buffalo Bills 405
13. Drew Brees 2011-01-08 New Orleans Saints 404
14. Don Strock 1982-01-02 Miami Dolphins 403
15. Peyton Manning 2008-01-13 Indianapolis Colts 402
16. Daryle Lamonica 1968-12-29 Oakland Raiders 401
17. Kurt Warner 2000-01-16 St. Louis Rams 391
18. Jim Plunkett 1983-01-08 Oakland Raiders 386
19. John Elway 1990-01-14 Denver Broncos 385
20. Neil Lomax 1983-01-08 St. Louis Rams 385


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Posted on January 7, 2012, in NFL Football and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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