Peyton Manning, Week 1 - 2013 vs. Ravens (60.3 points)
Peyton Manning lit up the Baltimore Ravens for 462 passing yards with seven touchdowns in Week 1 of the 2013 football season. His 60.3 fantasy points trump previous single-game record holder, Clinton Portis, on FOXSports.com.
Pay Homage - Peyton Manning 60 Fantasy Points
After torching the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night in Denver, we thought it right to pay homage to those fantasy football players who lit up scoreboards over the last decade (or so). Manning's seven-touchdown performance was the first since Vikings' quarterback Joe Kapp in 1969.
Aaron Rodgers, Week 6 - 2012 vs. Houston (51.22 points)
Aaron Rodgers' Week 6-performance against the Houston Texans nipped Doug Martin as the fantasy football single-game points leader from 2012. He finished with 338 passing yards for six touchdowns and added 17 yards rushing for 51.22 fantasy points. Martin scored 51.20 fantasy points against the Raiders.
Doug Martin, Week 8 - 2012 vs. Oakland (51.2 points)
Rookie running back Doug Martin's coming out party came against the Oakland Raiders in 2012. "The Muscle Hamster" finished with 251 rushing yards, 21 receiving yards, four touchdowns and 51.2 fantasy football points scored.
Aaron Rodgers, Week 4 - 2011 vs. Broncos (53.5 points)
Packers' quarterback Aaron Rodgers racked up 408 passing yards, six touchdowns (one interception) and added 36 rush yards against the Broncos in Week 4 of the 2011 season. Rodgers posted 53.5 fantasy points that week.
Shaun Alexander, Week 4 - 2002 vs. Minnesota (56.1 points)
Shaun Alexander totaled 232 yards and five touchdowns vs. Minnesota. He ran for 139 yards and four scores, and had three receptions for 92 yards and a touchdown. Both Alexander and Tomlinson tie in this scoring format, but Alexander receives the edge for a higher score without counting receptions.
LaDainian Tomlinson, Week 13 - 2002 vs. Denver (56.1 points)
LaDainian Tomlinson ran for 220 yards and scored three touchdowns, and caught 11 passes for 51 yards. He totaled 271 yards vs. Denver.
Marshall Faulk, Week 17 - 2000 at New Orleans (57.1 points)
Marshall Faulk ran for 220 yards, caught seven passes for 41 yards and scored four touchdowns (two rushing, two receiving) at New Orleans. He finished with 261 total yards.
Michael Vick, Week 10 - 2010 at Washington (57.3 points)
Michael Vick threw for 333 yards and four scores, and ran for 80 yards and two touchdowns. He completed 20-of-28 passes to seven different receivers and had no interceptions.
Clinton Portis, Week 14 - 2003 vs. Kansas City (57.4 points)
Clinton Portis ran for 218 yards and five touchdowns, and caught two passes for 36 yards. He finished with 254 total yards and five touchdowns vs. Kansas City.