NFL Biggest Comebacks

Updated: October 15, 2012, 11:53 PM ET
Associated Press

The largest comebacks in NFL history:

Regular Season

28 -- San Francisco vs. New Orleans, Dec. 7, 1980 (trailed 35-7, won 38-35, OT)

26 -- Buffalo vs. Indianapolis, Sept. 21, 1997 (trailed 26-0, won 37-35)

25 -- St. Louis vs. Tampa Bay, Nov. 8, 1987 (trailed 28-3, won 31-28)

24 -- Philadelphia at Washington, Oct. 27, 1946 (trailed 24-0, won 28-24)

24 -- Detroit vs. Baltimore, Oct. 20, 1957 (trailed 27-3, won 31-27)

24 -- Philadelphia at Chicago Cardinals, Oct. 25, 1959 (trailed 24-0, won 28-24)

24 -- Denver vs. Boston (AFL), Oct. 23, 1960 (trailed 24-0, won 31-24)

24 -- Miami vs. New England, Dec. 15, 1974 (trailed 24-0, won 34-27)

24 -- Minnesota vs. San Francisco, Dec. 4, 1977 (trailed 24-0, won 28-27)

24 -- Denver vs. Seattle, Sept. 23, 1979 (trailed 34-10, won 37-34)

24 -- Houston at Cincinnati, Sept. 23, 1979 (trailed 24-0, won 30-27, OT)

24 -- LA Raiders vs. San Diego, Nov. 22, 1982 (trailed 24-0, won 28-24)

24 -- LA Raiders at Denver, Sept. 26, 1988 (trailed 24-0, won 30-27)

24 -- LA Rams at Tampa Bay, Dec. 6, 1992 (trailed 27-3, won 31-27)

24 -- Detroit at Dallas, Oct. 2, 2011 (trailed 27-3, won 34-30)

24 -- Denver at San Diego, Oct. 15, 2012 (trailed 24-0, won 35-24)

Postseason

32 -- Buffalo vs. Houston, Jan. 3, 1993, wild card (trailed 35-3, won 41-38, OT)

24 -- San Francisco vs. NY Giants, Jan. 5, 2003, wild card (trailed 38-14, won 39-38)

20 -- Detroit at San Francisco, Dec. 22, 1957, divisional playoff (trailed 27-7, won 31-27)

18 -- Dallas at San Francisco, Dec. 23, 1972, divisional playoff (trailed 21-3, won 30-28)

18 -- Miami vs. Cleveland, Jan. 4, 1985, divisional playoff (trailed 21-3, won 24-21)

18 -- Indianapolis vs. New England, Jan. 21, 2007, AFC championship (trailed 21-3, won 38-34)


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