The New Orleans Saints have the most first downs by a team in a game, with 40 first downs versus the Cowboys on November 10, 2013.

nfl most first downs in a game by a team
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NFL most first downs in a regular-season game by a team
11/10/2013Saints12/8/2013Broncos11/18/2012Texans11/4/1990Redskins11/27/1988Jets11/13/1966Rams11/11/1962Packers12/25/2020Saints11/22/2020Chiefs9/29/2019Rams12/21/2014Dolphins11/30/2014Steelers9/23/2012Lions12/18/2011Saints10/23/2011Saints10/24/2004Chiefs10/18/199849ers10/20/1996Jaguars11/25/1979Steelers10/4/2020Cowboys10/13/2019Texans12/23/2018Packers10/30/2016Bengals4039393939383736363636363636363636363635353535
TEAMDATETMOPPRESULT1DWNPASS 1DWNRUSH 1DWNPEN 1DWNTDOFFOPP OFF3DWN%4DWN%
New Orleans SaintsNew Orleans Saints11/10/2013NONOvs. DAL
vs.
W
49-17
4020155762519375.0100.0
Denver BroncosDenver Broncos12/8/2013DENDENvs. TEN
vs.
W
51-28
392595655125438.5100.0
Houston TexansHouston Texans11/18/2012HOUHOUvs. JAX
vs.
W
43-37
3926103565345836.4
Washington RedskinsWashington Redskins11/4/1990WASWAS@ DET
@
W
41-38
39251405676351
New York JetsNew York Jets11/27/1988NYJNYJvs. MIA
vs.
W
38-34
39231335597440
Los Angeles RamsLos Angeles Rams11/13/1966LALAvs. NYG
vs.
W
55-14
387572103
Green Bay PackersGreen Bay Packers11/11/1962GBGB@ PHI
@
W
49-0
37762854
New Orleans SaintsNew Orleans Saints12/25/2020NONOvs. MIN
vs.
W
52-33
3614211758336455.6100.0
Kansas City ChiefsKansas City Chiefs11/22/2020KCKC@ LV
@
W
35-31
3622104546036455.6100.0
Los Angeles RamsLos Angeles Rams9/29/2019LARLARvs. TB
vs.
L
40-55
362736551846436.40.0
Miami DolphinsMiami Dolphins12/21/2014MIAMIAvs. MIN
vs.
W
37-35
362376549335769.2
Pittsburgh SteelersPittsburgh Steelers11/30/2014PITPITvs. NO
vs.
L
32-35
362565353839342.90.0
Detroit LionsDetroit Lions9/23/2012DETDET@ TEN
@
L
41-44
3623112458343725.00.0
New Orleans SaintsNew Orleans Saints12/18/2011NONO@ MIN
@
W
42-20
362394657320772.70.0
New Orleans SaintsNew Orleans Saints10/23/2011NONOvs. IND
vs.
W
62-7
3619161855725275.0
Kansas City ChiefsKansas City Chiefs10/24/2004KCKCvs. ATL
vs.
W
56-10
3614211854022260.0
San Francisco 49ersSan Francisco 49ers10/18/1998SFSFvs. IND
vs.
W
34-31
362295444833654.5
Jacksonville JaguarsJacksonville Jaguars10/20/1996JAXJAX@ STL
@
L
14-17
3624102253820478.6100.0
Pittsburgh SteelersPittsburgh Steelers11/25/1979PITPITvs. CLE
vs.
W
33-30
363606345
Dallas CowboysDallas Cowboys10/4/2020DALDALvs. CLE
vs.
L
38-49
352960556650854.550.0
Houston TexansHouston Texans10/13/2019HOUHOU@ KC
@
W
31-24
3520123447230941.766.7
Green Bay PackersGreen Bay Packers12/23/2018GBGB@ NYJ
@
W
44-38
351997554037041.7100.0
Cincinnati BengalsCincinnati Bengals10/30/2016CINCINvs. WAS
vs.
T
27-27
3517108441554653.3
New Orleans SaintsNew Orleans Saints11/1/2015NONOvs. NYG
vs.
W
52-49
3524101760841663.6100.0
New England PatriotsNew England Patriots9/27/2015NENEvs. JAX
vs.
W
51-17
3519124647129378.6
Denver BroncosDenver Broncos9/29/2013DENDENvs. PHI
vs.
W
52-20
3519115747245062.5
Buffalo BillsBuffalo Bills11/11/2012BUFBUF@ NE
@
L
31-37
3520114448134763.6100.0
New England PatriotsNew England Patriots10/7/2012NENEvs. DEN
vs.
W
31-21
3516181444439464.70.0
Cincinnati BengalsCincinnati Bengals12/17/1989CINCINvs. HOU
vs.
W
61-7
35211228584194
Washington RedskinsWashington Redskins11/26/1989WASWASvs. CHI
vs.
W
38-14
3522945492191
Miami DolphinsMiami Dolphins12/12/1988MIAMIAvs. CLE
vs.
W
38-31
3526635497353
Cleveland BrownsCleveland Browns11/23/1986CLECLEvs. PIT
vs.
W
37-31
35201055536339
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