A great performance in the regular season will give you recognition in the short-term. Showcasing your skills on the stage as grand as the playoffs can give you long-lasting fame.
The NFL consistently has players who come up big in the big contests. For some, it's their one shining moment. For others, it's an addition to a legacy of success.
Here are a few important notes before jumping into the countdown. First, this list is compiled of individuals (not groups) that stood out in single games. Secondly, it includes moments from the pre-Super Bowl era as well as the AFL playoffs.