NFL Single-Season Longest Kick Returns Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Lng Year Tm
1Cordarrelle Patterson (22)1092013MIN
2Jacoby Jones (30)1082014BAL
David Johnson (23)1082015ARI
Knile Davis (21)1082013KAN
Randall Cobb (21)1082011GNB
Jacoby Jones (28)1082012BAL
Ellis Hobbs (24)1082007NWE
8Joe McKnight (23)1072011NYJ
Josh Huff (22)1072014PHI
10Noland Smith (23)1061967KAN
Brad Smith (25)1062009NYJ
Roy Green (22)1061979STL
Al Carmichael (27)1061956GNB
14Terry Fair (22)1051998DET
Tyler Lockett (22)1052015SEA
Trindon Holliday (27)1052013DEN
Richard Goodman (24)1052011SDG
Darius Reynaud (27)1052012TEN
Trindon Holliday (26)10520122TM
Percy Harvin (24)1052012MIN
Timmy Brown (24)1051961PHI
Jon Arnett (26)1051961RAM
Stefan Logan (29)1052010DET
Ollie Matson+ (26)1051956CRD
Frank Seno (25)1051946CRD
Travis Williams (25)1051971RAM
Mercury Morris (22)1051969MIA
Abe Woodson (25)1051959SFO
29Allen Rossum (32)1042008SFO
Ameer Abdullah (22)1042015DET
Percy Harvin (23)1042011MIN
Devin McCourty (25)1042012NWE
Travis Williams (21)1041967GNB
Carl Ward (23)1041967CLE
Ira Matthews (22)1041979OAK
Terrence McGee (23)1042004BUF
Ken Hall (24)1041960HOU
Buddy Young (27)1041953BAL
Andre' Davis (28)1042007HOU
Aundrae Allison (21)1042007MIN
41Tony Horne (24)1032000STL
Abe Woodson (29)1031963SFO
Spec Sanders (28)1031946NYY
Gale Sayers+ (24)1031967CHI
Josh Cribbs (26)1032009CLE
Justin Miller (22)1032006NYJ
Darren Sproles (25)1032008SDG
Keith Lincoln (23)1031962SDG
Bob Gresham (25)1031973HOU
George Hoey (24)1031971STL
Russ Craft (30)1031950PHI
Herb Adderley+ (23)1031962GNB
Terrence McGee (26)1032007BUF
David Reed (23)1032010BAL
Brandon Tate (22)1032010NWE
Tommy Wilson (24)1031956RAM
Lenny Lyles (22)1031958BAL
58Eric Guliford (27)1021997NOR
Larry Jones (23)1021974WAS
Johnny Knox (22)1022009CHI
Ted Ginn (26)1022011SFO
Benny Cunningham (25)1022015STL
Chris Polk (24)1022014PHI
C.J. Spiller (27)1022014BUF
Tony Horne (22)1021998STL
Eric Bieniemy (28)1021997CIN
Alexander Wright (24)1021991DAL
Mel Gray (33)1021994DET
Harold Hart (23)1021975OAK
Preston Pearson (23)1021968BAL
LaRod Stephens-Howling (23)1022010ARI
Eric Weems (25)1022010ATL
Leroy Bolden (26)1021958CLE
Ron Jessie (23)1021971DET
Curtis Brown (23)1021978BUF
Charley Warner (25)1021965BUF
77Jacoby Ford (24)1012011OAK
Deji Karim (25)1012012IND
Percy Harvin (21)1012009MIN
Ted Ginn (24)1012009MIA
Dave Hampton (23)1011970GNB
Eric Metcalf (22)1011990CLE
Kealoha Pilares (23)1012011CAR
James Owens (25)1011980SFO
Cordarrelle Patterson (24)1012015MIN
Rashad Ross (25)1012015WAS
Chris Williams (26)1012014CHI
Brian Mitchell (30)1011998WAS
Roell Preston (26)1011998GNB
Derrick Mason (27)1012001TEN
Terry Kirby (27)1011997SFO
Leon Johnson (23)1011997NYJ
Amos Marsh (23)1011962DAL
Jacoby Ford (23)1012010OAK
Leon Washington (28)1012010SEA
Tony Horne (23)1011999STL
Ollie Matson+ (28)1011958CRD
Raymond Clayborn (22)1011977NWE
Mel Gray (25)1011986NOR
Ike Thomas (23)1011971DAL
Billy Jefferson (23)1011941DET
Lance Rentzel (21)1011965MIN
Don McCall (24)1011969PIT
Cotton Speyrer (24)1011973BAL
Wallace Francis (21)1011973BUF
Leon Burton (25)1011960NYT
107Clarence Childs (26)1001964NYG
Reggie Swinton (27)1002002DAL
Timmy Brown (26)1001963PHI
Mark Washington (22)1001970DAL
Larry Krause (22)1001970GNB
Darrick Vaughn (21)1002000ATL
Mel Renfro+ (23)1001965DAL
Aundra Thompson (26)1001979GNB
Max Anderson (23)1001968BUF
Pat Studstill (23)1001961DET
Joe McKnight (24)1002012NYJ
Glenn Holt (23)1002007CIN
Dwayne Harris (27)1002015NYG
Rock Cartwright (26)1002006WAS
Aaron Craver (29)1001998NOR
Quintin Demps (23)1002008PHI
Art Baker (24)1001962BUF
Deion Sanders+ (24)1001991ATL
Al Carmichael (26)1001955GNB
Maurice Jones-Drew (22)1002007JAX
Dante Hall (24)1002003KAN
Josh Scobey (23)1002003ARI
Rod Smart (26)1002003CAR
Goldie Sellers (24)1001966DEN
Nemiah Wilson (23)1001966DEN
Ollie Matson+ (22)1001952CRD
Bill Bowman (22)1001954DET
Josh Cribbs (24)1002007CLE
John Gilliam (24)1001969STL
Emlen Tunnell+ (26)1001951NYG
Dennis Pearson (23)1001978ATL
Gerald McNeil (24)1001986CLE
Jon Vaughn (22)1001992NWE
Don Bingham (26)1001956CHI
Michael Bates (29)1001999CAR
142LaRod Stephens-Howling (22)992009ARI
Ron Smith (24)991967ATL
Antwaan Randle El (23)992002PIT
Carver Shannon (25)991963RAM
Jim Duncan (24)991970BAL
Terrence McGee (24)992005BUF
Jerome Mathis (22)992005HOU
Micheal Spurlock (29)9920122TM
Andre Roberts (27)992015WAS
Knile Davis (22)992014KAN
Jalen Saunders (21)9920144TM
J.J. Arrington (23)992006ARI
Michael Bates (28)991998CAR
Tamarick Vanover (21)991995KAN
Willie Gault (25)991985CHI
Steve Smith (22)992001CAR
Chris Johnson (25)992005STL
Gaston Green (24)991990RAM
Eddie Payton (30)991981MIN
Dale Atkeson (23)991954WAS
Timmy Brown (25)991962PHI
Tyrone Hughes (23)991993NOR
Tremain Mack (24)991999CIN
Deion Sanders+ (25)991992ATL
Joe Scott (22)991948NYG
Willie Galimore (23)991958CHI
Wilbert Montgomery (22)991977PHI
Tony Green (21)991978WAS
Byron Hanspard (21)991997ATL
Joe Johnson (26)991989WAS
Bobby Morse (23)991989NOR
Jon Vaughn (21)991991NWE
Allen Carter (22)991975NWE
Eddie Drummond (24)992004DET
Dave Grayson (24)991963KAN
177Devin Hester (28)982011CHI
Leon Washington (30)982012SEA
Vic Washington (26)981972SFO
Abe Woodson (27)981961SFO
Ricky Smith (22)981982NWE
Chad Morton (25)982002NYJ
Herb Adderley+ (24)981963GNB
Jeremy Ross (25)9820132TM
Allen Rossum (31)982007PIT
Leon Washington (25)982007NYJ
Drew Hill (23)981980RAM
Horace Ivory (26)981980NWE
Ron Brown (24)981985RAM
Gary Anderson (24)981985SDG
Felix Jones (21)982008DAL
Leodis McKelvin (23)982008BUF
Alvin Haymond (28)981970RAM
MarTay Jenkins (25)982000ARI
Will Blackwell (25)982000PIT
Lem Barney+ (22)981968DET
Alvin Haymond (26)981968PHI
Marc Mariani (23)982010TEN
Alvis Whitted (25)981999JAX
Andy Uram (27)981942GNB
Bobby Mitchell+ (23)981958CLE
Eddie Payton (26)9819772TM
J.D. Smith (23)981960OAK
Ned Mathews (25)981943DET
Steve Van Buren+ (24)981945PHI
Dexter Carter (23)981991SFO
Tyrone Hughes (24)981994NOR
Stanford Jennings (26)981988CIN
Jimmy Patton (21)981955NYG
Aaron Stecker (28)982004NOR
Jon Arnett (22)981957RAM
212Michael Lewis (30)972002NOR
Maurice Morris (22)972002SEA
Chuck Fenenbock (28)971946LAD
Steve Van Buren+ (23)971944PHI
Brian Mitchell (29)971997WAS
Will Blackwell (22)971997PIT
Kevin Williams (25)9720002TM
James Dixon (22)971989DAL
James Jefferson (25)971989SEA
Thomas Henderson (22)971975DAL
Sylvester Stamps (26)971987ATL
Jamaal Charles (22)972009KAN
Clifton Smith (23)972008TAM
Tremain Mack (23)971998CIN
Patrick Johnson (22)971998BAL
Wally Triplett (24)971950DET
Adam Jones (30)972014CIN
Devin Hester (24)972007CHI
David Wilson (21)972012NYG
Sammie Stroughter (23)972009TAM
Courtney Roby (26)972009NOR
Marc Logan (24)971989MIA
Willie Shelby (23)971976CIN
Tamarick Vanover (22)971996KAN
Eric Moulds (23)971996BUF
Bosh Pritchard (22)9719422TM
Terrence Wilkins (24)971999IND
Cassius Vaughn (22)972010DEN
Brad Smith (26)972010NYJ
Tony Smith (23)971993ATL
Del Rodgers (24)971984GNB
Bobby Humphery (23)971984NYJ
Derrick Witherspoon (25)971996PHI
Darren Lewis (23)971992CHI
George McAfee+ (23)971941CHI
Tim Brown+ (22)971988RAI
Dante Hall (25)972004KAN
Don Shy (27)971973STL
Herb Mul-Key (23)971973WAS
Lenny Lyles (24)971960SFO
Boyce Green (26)971986KAN
Abe Karnofsky (23)971946BOS
Carl Roaches (29)971983HOU
Vitamin Smith (26)971950RAM
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