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NFL History: Individual Records

Individual Records: FumblesRecords updated in July 2007

FUMBLES
Most Fumbles, Career
161Warren Moon, Houston, 1984-1993; Minnesota, 1994-96; Seattle, 1997-98; Kansas City, 1999-2000
153Dave Krieg, Seattle, 1980-1991; Kansas City, 1992-93; Detroit, 1994; Arizona, 1995; Chicago, 1996; Tennessee, 1997-98
147Brett Favre, Atlanta, 1991; Green Bay, 1992-2007
Most Fumbles, Season
23Kerry Collins, N.Y. Giants, 2001
 Daunte Culpepper, Minnesota, 2002
21Tony Banks, St. Louis, 1996
 David Carr, Houston, 2002
18Dave Krieg, Seattle, 1989
 Warren Moon, Houston, 1990
Most Fumbles, Game
7Len Dawson, Kansas City vs. San Diego, Nov. 15, 1964
6Sam Etcheverry, St. Louis vs. N.Y. Giants, Sept, 17, 1961
 Dave Krieg, Seattle vs. Kansas City, Nov. 5, 1989
 Brett Favre, Green Bay vs. Tampa Bay, Dec. 7, 1998
 Kurt Warner, St. Louis vs. N.Y. Giants, Sept. 7, 2003
 Chad Pennington, N.Y. Jets vs. Kansas City, Sept. 11, 2005
5Paul Christman, Chi. Cardinals vs. Green Bay, Nov. 10, 1946
 Charlie Conerly, N.Y. Giants vs. San Francisco, Dec. 1, 1957
 Jack Kemp, Buffalo vs. Houston, Oct. 29, 1967
 Roman Gabriel, Philadelphia vs. Oakland, Nov. 21, 1976
 Randall Cunningham, Philadelphia vs. L.A. Raiders, Nov. 30, 1986 (OT)
 Willie Totten, Buffalo vs. Indianapolis, Oct. 4, 1987
 Dave Walter, Cincinnati vs. Seattle, Oct. 11, 1987
 Dave Krieg, Seattle vs. San Diego, Nov. 25, 1990 (OT)
 Andre Ware, Detroit vs. Green Bay, Dec. 6, 1992
 Steve Beuerlein, Carolina vs. San Francisco, Nov. 8, 1998
 Patrick Ramsey, Washington vs. Green Bay, Oct. 20, 2002
 Eli Manning, N.Y. Giants vs. Buffalo, Dec. 23, 2007
FUMBLES RECOVERED
Most Fumbles Recovered, Career, Own and Opponents'
56Warren Moon, Houston, 1984-1993; Minnesota, 1994-96; Seattle, 1997-98; Kansas City, 1999-2000 (56 own)
47Dave Krieg, Seattle, 1980-1991; Kansas City, 1992-93; Detroit, 1994; Arizona, 1995; Chicago, 1996; Tennessee, 1997-98 (47 own)
45Boomer Esiason, Cincinnati, 1984-1992, 1997; N.Y. Jets, 1993-95; Arizona, 1996 (45 own)
Most Fumbles Recovered, Season, Own and Opponents'
12David Carr, Houston, 2002 (12 own)
9Don Hultz, Minnesota, 1963 (9 opp)
 Dave Krieg, Seattle, 1989 (9 own)
 Brian Griese, Denver, 1999 (9 own)
 Jon Kitna, Seattle, 2000 (9 own)
8Paul Christman, Chi. Cardinals, 1945 (8 own)
 Joe Schmidt, Detroit, 1955 (8 opp)
 Bill Butler, Minnesota, 1963 (8 own)
 Kermit Alexander, San Francisco, 1965 (4 own, 4 opp)
 Jack Lambert, Pittsburgh, 1976 (1 own, 7 opp)
 Danny White, Dallas, 1981 (8 own)
 Dan Marino, Miami, 1988 (7 own, 1 opp)
 Tony Banks, St. Louis, 1998 (8 own)
Most Fumbles Recovered, Game, Own and Opponents'
4Otto Graham, Cleveland vs. N.Y. Giants, Oct. 25, 1953 (4 own)
 Sam Etcheverry, St. Louis vs. N.Y. Giants, Sept. 17, 1961 (4 own)
 Roman Gabriel, Los Angeles vs. San Francisco, Oct. 12, 1969 (4 own)
 Joe Ferguson, Buffalo vs. Miami, Sept. 18, 1977 (4 own)
 Randall Cunningham, Philadelphia vs. L.A. Raiders, Nov. 30, 1986 (OT) (4 own)
3By many players
OWN FUMBLES RECOVERED
Most Own Fumbles Recovered, Career
56Warren Moon, Houston, 1984-1993; Minnesota, 1994-96; Seattle, 1997-98; Kansas City, 1999-2000
47Dave Krieg, Seattle, 1980-1991; Kansas City, 1992-93; Detroit, 1994; Arizona, 1995; Chicago, 1996; Tennessee, 1997-98
45Boomer Esiason, Cincinnati, 1984-1992, 1997; N.Y. Jets, 1993-95; Arizona, 1996
Most Own Fumbles Recovered, Season
12David Carr, Houston, 2002
9Dave Krieg, Seattle, 1989
 Brian Griese, Denver, 1999
 Jon Kitna, Seattle, 2000
8Paul Christman, Chi. Cardinals, 1945
 Bill Butler, Minnesota, 1963
 Danny White, Dallas, 1981
 Tony Banks, St. Louis, 1998
Most Own Fumbles Recovered, Game
4Otto Graham, Cleveland vs. N.Y. Giants, Oct. 25, 1953
 Sam Etcheverry, St. Louis vs. N.Y. Giants, Sept. 17, 1961
 Roman Gabriel, Los Angeles vs. San Francisco, Oct. 12, 1969
 Joe Ferguson, Buffalo vs. Miami, Sept. 18, 1977
 Randall Cunningham, Philadelphia vs. L.A. Raiders, Nov. 30, 1986 (OT)
3By many players
OPPONENTS' FUMBLES RECOVERED
MOST Opponents' Fumbles Recovered, Career
29Jim Marshall, Cleveland, 1960; Minnesota, 1961-1979
28Rickey Jackson, New Orleans, 1981-1993; San Francisco, 1994-95
26Kevin Greene, L.A. Rams, 1985-1992; Pittsburgh, 1993-95; Carolina, 1996, 1998-99; San Francisco, 1997
 Cornelius Bennett, Buffalo, 1987-1995; Atlanta, 1996-98; Indianapolis, 1999-2000
 Jason Taylor, Miami, 1997-2007
Most Opponents' Fumbles Recovered, Season
9Don Hultz, Minnesota, 1963
8Joe Schmidt, Detroit, 1955
7Alan Page, Minnesota, 1970
 Jack Lambert, Pittsburgh, 1976
 Ray Childress, Houston, 1988
 Rickey Jackson, New Orleans, 1990
Most Opponents' Fumbles Recovered, Game
3Corwin Clatt, Chi. Cardinals vs. Detroit, Nov. 6, 1949
 Vic Sears, Philadelphia vs. Green Bay, Nov. 2, 1952
 Ed Beatty, San Francisco vs. Los Angeles, Oct. 7, 1956
 Ron Carroll, Houston vs. Cincinnati, Oct. 27, 1974
 Maurice Spencer, New Orleans vs. Atlanta, Oct. 10, 1976
 Steve Nelson, New England vs. Philadelphia, Oct. 8, 1978
 Charles Jackson, Kansas City vs. Pittsburgh, Sept. 6, 1981
 Willie Buchanon, San Diego vs. Denver, Sept. 27, 1981
 Joey Browner, Minnesota vs. San Francisco, Sept. 8, 1985
 Ray Childress, Houston vs. Washington, Oct. 30, 1988
 John Thierry, Chicago vs. Houston, Oct. 22, 1995
 Stephen Boyd, Detroit vs. Chicago, Oct. 4, 1998
 Darryl Williams, Seattle vs. Kansas City, Oct. 4, 1998
 Rod Woodson, Oakland vs. Pittsburgh, Sept. 15, 2002
 Brian Young, St. Louis vs. Baltimore, Nov. 9, 2003
2By many players
YARDS RETURNING FUMBLES
LONGEST Fumble Run (All TDs)
104Jack Tatum, Oakland vs. Green Bay, Sept. 24, 1972
 Aeneas Williams, Arizona vs. Washington, Nov. 5, 2000
102Travis Davis, Pittsburgh vs. Carolina, Dec. 26, 1999
100Chris Martin, Kansas City vs. Miami, Oct. 13, 1991
TOUCHDOWNS
Most Touchdowns, Career (Total)
5Jessie Tuggle, Atlanta, 1987-2000
 Jason Taylor, Miami, 1997-2007
4Bill Thompson, Denver, 1969-1981
 Derrick Thomas, Kansas City, 1989-1999
 Keith Bulluck, Tennessee, 2000-06
 Ronde Barber, Tampa Bay, 1997-2007
3By many players
Most Touchdowns, Season (Total)
2Harold McPhail, Boston, 1934
 Harry Ebding, Detroit, 1937
 John Morelli, Boston, 1944
 Frank Maznicki, Boston, 1947
 Fred (Dippy) Evans, Chi. Bears, 1948
 Ralph Heywood, Boston, 1948
 Art Tait, N.Y. Yanks, 1951
 John Dwyer, Los Angeles, 1952
 Leo Sugar, Chi. Cardinals, 1957
 Doug Cline, Houston, 1961
 Jim Bradshaw, Pittsburgh, 1964
 Royce Berry, Cincinnati, 1970
 Ahmad Rashad, Buffalo, 1974
 Tim Gray, Kansas City, 1977
 Charles Phillips, Oakland, 1978
 Kenny Johnson, Atlanta, 1981
 George Martin, N.Y. Giants, 1981
 Del Rodgers, Green Bay, 1982
 Mike Douglass, Green Bay, 1983
 Shelton Robinson, Seattle, 1983
 Erik McMillan, N.Y. Jets, 1989
 Les Miller, San Diego, 1990
 Seth Joyner, Philadelphia, 1991
 Robert Goff, New Orleans, 1992
 Willie Clay, Detroit, 1993
 Tyrone Hughes, New Orleans, 1994
 Chad Brown, Seattle, 1997
 Marcus Robertson, Tennessee, 1997
 Dwayne Rudd, Minnesota, 1998
 Keith McKenzie, Green Bay, 1999
 Ronde Barber, Tampa Bay, 2004
 Leonard Little, St. Louis, 2004
 Antwan Odom, Tennessee, 2005
 Adalius Thomas, Baltimore, 2005
 Kevin Curtis, Philadelphia, 2007
Most Touchdowns, Career (Own recovered)
2Ken Kavanaugh, Chi. Bears, 1940-41, 1945-1950
 Mike Ditka, Chicago, 1961-66; Philadelphia, 1967-68; Dallas, 1969-1972
 Gail Cogdill, Detroit, 1960-68; Baltimore, 1968; Atlanta, 1969-1970
 Ahmad Rashad, St. Louis, 1972-73; Buffalo, 1974; Minnesota, 1976-1982
 Jim Mitchell, Atlanta, 1969-1979
 Drew Pearson, Dallas, 1973-1983
 Del Rodgers, Green Bay, 1982, 1984; San Francisco, 1987-88
 Alan Richard, Baltimore, 2001-05
 Kevin Curtis, Philadelphia, 2007
Most Touchdowns, Season (Own recovered)
2Ahmad Rashad, Buffalo, 1974
 Del Rodgers, Green Bay, 1982
 Kevin Curtis, Philadelphia, 2007
1By many players
Most Touchdowns, Career (Opponents' recovered)
5Jessie Tuggle, Atlanta, 1987-2000
 Jason Taylor, Miami, 1997-2007
4Derrick Thomas, Kansas City, 1989-1999
 Keith Bulluck, Tennessee, 2000-2007
 Ronde Barber, Tampa Bay, 1997-2007
3By many players
Most Touchdowns, Season (Opponents' recovered)
2Harold McPhail, Boston, 1934
 Harry Ebding, Detroit, 1937
 John Morelli, Boston, 1944
 Frank Maznicki, Boston, 1947
 Fred (Dippy) Evans, Chi. Bears, 1948
 Ralph Heywood, Boston, 1948
 Art Tait, N.Y. Yanks, 1951
 John Dwyer, Los Angeles, 1952
 Leo Sugar, Chi. Cardinals, 1957
 Doug Cline, Houston, 1961
 Jim Bradshaw, Pittsburgh, 1964
 Royce Berry, Cincinnati, 1970
 Tim Gray, Kansas City, 1977
 Charles Phillips, Oakland, 1978
 Kenny Johnson, Atlanta, 1981
 George Martin, N.Y. Giants, 1981
 Mike Douglass, Green Bay, 1983
 Shelton Robinson, Seattle, 1983
 Erik McMillan, N.Y. Jets, 1989
 Les Miller, San Diego, 1990
 Seth Joyner, Philadelphia, 1991
 Robert Goff, New Orleans, 1992
 Willie Clay, Detroit, 1993
 Tyrone Hughes, New Orleans, 1994
 Chad Brown, Seattle, 1997
 Marcus Robertson, Tennessee, 1997
 Dwayne Rudd, Minnesota, 1998
 Keith McKenzie, Green Bay, 1999
 Ronde Barber, Tampa Bay, 2004
 Leonard Little, St. Louis, 2004
 Antwan Odom, Tennessee, 2005
 Adalius Thomas, Baltimore, 2005
Most Touchdowns, Game (Opponents' recovered)
2Fred (Dippy) Evans, Chi. Bears vs. Washington, Nov. 28, 1948

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