Formula 309: Remembering Stephone Paige


Published: July 21, 2009

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... receiving yards gained in a single game with 336. In 1989, Anderson set the mark on 15 receptions for the Los Angeles Rams.

But Flipper also has an asterisk by his name, as the mark was broken in the overtime period of the game against the New Orleans Saints.

The NFL record for most receiving yards in a regulation game was set and still stands by Stephone Paige of the Kansas City Chiefs.

Paige's mark of 309 yards was set in 1985 vs. the San Diego Chargers. What may be most remarkable about this statistic is that Paige set the record on only eight receptions, averaging an incredible 38 yards per catch. He also scored two touchdowns on the day.

Digging even deeper, Paige caught his mix of passes from two different quarterbacks on the day, Todd Blackledge and Bill Kenney.

The quarterbacks combined to complete only 13 of 23 passes, yet Paige managed to cement himself in the NFL record books with his efforts until ...

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