List of National Football League records (individual)

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This is a list of records set by individual players in various categories in the National Football League. Unless explicitly noted, all records and statistics listed here include only regular season performances.

Contents

Service[edit]

Scoring[edit]

Touchdowns[edit]

Points after touchdown[edit]

Field goals[edit]

For more information see Field goal (football)#Field-goal records

Safeties[edit]

Rushing[edit]

Rushing attempts[edit]

Rushing yards[edit]

Rushing touchdowns[edit]

Passing[edit]

Passer rating[edit]

Passing attempts[edit]

Pass completions[edit]

Pass completion percentage[edit]

Passing yards[edit]

Average passing yards[edit]

Passing touchdowns[edit]

Career
Regular season
Game

Interceptions thrown[edit]

Passing interception differential/ratio[edit]

Lowest percentage passes had intercepted[edit]

Sacked[edit]

Receiving[edit]

Receptions[edit]

Yards receiving[edit]

Average yards/reception[edit]

Receiving touchdowns[edit]

Yards from scrimmage[edit]

All-purpose[edit]

All-purpose yardage (or combined net yards gained) encompasses rushing, receiving, interception returns, punt returns, kickoff returns and fumble returns.[1]:s-14

All-purpose attempts[edit]

All-purpose yards[edit]

Interceptions[edit]

Interception return yards[edit]

Interception return touchdowns[edit]

Punting[edit]

Punts[edit]

Punting yards[edit]

Average punting yards[edit]

Average net punting yards[edit]

Net average has been compiled since 1976.[1]:s-16

Punts had blocked[edit]

Punts inside the 20[edit]

Punts inside the 20 have been compiled since 1976.[1]:s-17

Punt returns[edit]

Punt return attempts[edit]

Fair catches[edit]

Punt return yards[edit]

Average punt return yards[edit]

Punt return touchdowns[edit]

Kickoff returns[edit]

Kickoff return attempts[edit]

Kickoff return yards[edit]

Average kickoff return yards[edit]

Kickoff return touchdowns[edit]

Combined kick/punt returns[edit]

Kick/punt return yards[edit]

Kick/punt return touchdowns[edit]

Fumbles[edit]

Fumbles recovered[edit]

Otto Graham on October 25, 1953 (all own)
Sam Etcheverry on September 17, 1961 (all own)
Roman Gabriel on October 12, 1969 (all own)
Joe Ferguson on September 18, 1977 (all own)
Randall Cunningham on November 30, 1986 (all own)
Tony Romo on September 26, 2011 (all own)
Patrick Peterson on 2012 (3 own, 1 opponent's)
Matthew Stafford on 2013 (all own)

Own fumbles recovered[edit]

Otto Graham on October 25, 1953
Sam Etcheverry on September 17, 1961
Roman Gabriel on October 12, 1969
Joe Ferguson on September 18, 1977
Randall Cunningham on November 30, 1986
Tony Romo on September 26, 2011
Matthew Stafford on 2013

Opponent fumbles recovered[edit]

Fumble return yards[edit]

Fumble return touchdowns[edit]

Fumbles forced[edit]

Note: Forced fumbles are not an official NFL statistic and even unofficial numbers prior to 1991 are not available.[90][91]

Sacks[edit]

Quarterback sack statistics have been compiled only since 1982
Mark Gastineau, 198384
Reggie White, 198788
Kevin Greene, 1994, 96
Michael Strahan, 2001, 2003
DeMarcus Ware, 2008, 2010
Jared Allen, 2007, 2011
Mark Gastineau, 198384
Reggie White, 198788

Records in a single decade[edit]

Records in a single month[edit]

Overtime Records[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

Starts/games played[edit]

Note: These records are not listed in the NFL Record and Fact Book.

QB Wins[edit]

Note: These records are not listed in NFL Record and Fact Book

QB Losses[edit]

Note: These records are not listed in NFL Record and Fact Book

Professional football firsts[edit]

Rushing[edit]

Passing[edit]

Receiving[edit]

Scrimmage[edit]

Combined yards[edit]

Touchdowns[edit]

Scoring[edit]

Starts[edit]

Wins[edit]

Longest play[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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