NFL Single-Season Longest Kick Returns Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Lng Year Tm
1Cordarrelle Patterson (22)1092013MIN
2Randall Cobb (21)1082011GNB
Knile Davis (21)1082013KAN
David Johnson (23)1082015ARI
Ellis Hobbs (24)1082007NWE
Jacoby Jones (30)1082014BAL
Jacoby Jones (28)1082012BAL
8Joe McKnight (23)1072011NYJ
Josh Huff (22)1072014PHI
10Brad Smith (25)1062009NYJ
Al Carmichael (27)1061956GNB
Noland Smith (23)1061967KAN
Roy Green (22)1061979STL
14Richard Goodman (24)1052011SDG
Terry Fair (22)1051998DET
Travis Williams (25)1051971RAM
Ollie Matson+ (26)1051956CRD
Abe Woodson (25)1051959SFO
Trindon Holliday (27)1052013DEN
Tyler Lockett (22)1052015SEA
Jon Arnett (26)1051961RAM
Timmy Brown (24)1051961PHI
Stefan Logan (29)1052010DET
Darius Reynaud (27)1052012TEN
Trindon Holliday (26)10520122TM
Percy Harvin (24)1052012MIN
Mercury Morris (22)1051969MIA
Frank Seno (25)1051946CRD
29Percy Harvin (23)1042011MIN
Buddy Young (27)1041953BAL
Ameer Abdullah (22)1042015DET
Aundrae Allison (21)1042007MIN
Andre' Davis (28)1042007HOU
Carl Ward (23)1041967CLE
Travis Williams (21)1041967GNB
Terrence McGee (23)1042004BUF
Devin McCourty (25)1042012NWE
Ira Matthews (22)1041979OAK
Cordarrelle Patterson (25)1042016MIN
Allen Rossum (32)1042008SFO
Ken Hall (24)1041960HOU
42Abe Woodson (29)1031963SFO
Josh Cribbs (26)1032009CLE
George Hoey (24)1031971STL
Tommy Wilson (24)1031956RAM
Justin Miller (22)1032006NYJ
Herb Adderley+ (23)1031962GNB
Terrence McGee (26)1032007BUF
Lenny Lyles (22)1031958BAL
Bob Gresham (25)1031973HOU
Gale Sayers+ (24)1031967CHI
Keith Lincoln (23)1031962SDG
Brandon Tate (22)1032010NWE
David Reed (23)1032010BAL
Russ Craft (30)1031950PHI
Darren Sproles (25)1032008SDG
Tony Horne (24)1032000STL
Spec Sanders (28)1031946NYY
59Ted Ginn (26)1022011SFO
Johnny Knox (22)1022009CHI
Tony Horne (22)1021998STL
Larry Jones (23)1021974WAS
Ron Jessie (23)1021971DET
Benny Cunningham (25)1022015STL
Alexander Wright (24)1021991DAL
Mel Gray (33)1021994DET
Leroy Bolden (26)1021958CLE
Harold Hart (23)1021975OAK
Eric Guliford (27)1021997NOR
Eric Bieniemy (28)1021997CIN
C.J. Spiller (27)1022014BUF
Chris Polk (24)1022014PHI
Preston Pearson (23)1021968BAL
Eric Weems (25)1022010ATL
LaRod Stephens-Howling (23)1022010ARI
Curtis Brown (23)1021978BUF
Charley Warner (25)1021965BUF
78Derrick Mason (27)1012001TEN
Billy Jefferson (23)1011941DET
Jacoby Ford (24)1012011OAK
Kealoha Pilares (23)1012011CAR
Ted Ginn (24)1012009MIA
Percy Harvin (21)1012009MIN
Roell Preston (26)1011998GNB
Brian Mitchell (30)1011998WAS
Rashad Ross (25)1012015WAS
Cordarrelle Patterson (24)1012015MIN
Lance Rentzel (21)1011965MIN
Ike Thomas (23)1011971DAL
Amos Marsh (23)1011962DAL
James Owens (25)1011980SFO
Ollie Matson+ (28)1011958CRD
Raymond Clayborn (22)1011977NWE
Leon Burton (25)1011960NYT
Wallace Francis (21)1011973BUF
Cotton Speyrer (24)1011973BAL
Tony Horne (23)1011999STL
Terry Kirby (27)1011997SFO
Leon Johnson (23)1011997NYJ
Chris Williams (26)1012014CHI
Mel Gray (25)1011986NOR
Don McCall (24)1011969PIT
Leon Washington (28)1012010SEA
Jacoby Ford (23)1012010OAK
Deji Karim (25)1012012IND
Eric Metcalf (22)1011990CLE
Dave Hampton (23)1011970GNB
108Timmy Brown (26)1001963PHI
Reggie Swinton (27)1002002DAL
Dante Hall (24)1002003KAN
Josh Scobey (23)1002003ARI
Rod Smart (26)1002003CAR
Aaron Craver (29)1001998NOR
Dwayne Harris (27)1002015NYG
Emlen Tunnell+ (26)1001951NYG
Mel Renfro+ (23)1001965DAL
Don Bingham (26)1001956CHI
Al Carmichael (26)1001955GNB
Rock Cartwright (26)1002006WAS
Clarence Childs (26)1001964NYG
Ollie Matson+ (22)1001952CRD
Jon Vaughn (22)1001992NWE
Pat Studstill (23)1001961DET
Deion Sanders+ (24)1001991ATL
Josh Cribbs (24)1002007CLE
Maurice Jones-Drew (22)1002007JAX
Glenn Holt (23)1002007CIN
Max Anderson (23)1001968BUF
Goldie Sellers (24)1001966DEN
Nemiah Wilson (23)1001966DEN
Art Baker (24)1001962BUF
Michael Bates (29)1001999CAR
Gerald McNeil (24)1001986CLE
John Gilliam (24)1001969STL
Bill Bowman (22)1001954DET
Joe McKnight (24)1002012NYJ
Dennis Pearson (23)1001978ATL
Aundra Thompson (26)1001979GNB
Marqise Lee (24)1002016JAX
Quintin Demps (23)1002008PHI
Darrick Vaughn (21)1002000ATL
Larry Krause (22)1001970GNB
Mark Washington (22)1001970DAL
144Carver Shannon (25)991963RAM
Steve Smith (22)992001CAR
Bobby Morse (23)991989NOR
Joe Johnson (26)991989WAS
Willie Gault (25)991985CHI
Antwaan Randle El (23)992002PIT
LaRod Stephens-Howling (22)992009ARI
Michael Bates (28)991998CAR
Andre Roberts (27)992015WAS
Joe Scott (22)991948NYG
J.J. Arrington (23)992006ARI
Timmy Brown (25)991962PHI
Deion Sanders+ (25)991992ATL
Eddie Payton (30)991981MIN
Jon Vaughn (21)991991NWE
Wilbert Montgomery (22)991977PHI
Willie Galimore (23)991958CHI
Allen Carter (22)991975NWE
Ron Smith (24)991967ATL
Eddie Drummond (24)992004DET
Tremain Mack (24)991999CIN
Byron Hanspard (21)991997ATL
Jalen Saunders (21)9920144TM
Knile Davis (22)992014KAN
Tamarick Vanover (21)991995KAN
Dale Atkeson (23)991954WAS
Micheal Spurlock (29)9920122TM
Tony Green (21)991978WAS
Jordan Todman (26)992016IND
Gaston Green (24)991990RAM
Jim Duncan (24)991970BAL
Tyrone Hughes (23)991993NOR
Chris Johnson (25)992005STL
Jerome Mathis (22)992005HOU
Terrence McGee (24)992005BUF
Dave Grayson (24)991963KAN
180Herb Adderley+ (24)981963GNB
Eddie Payton (26)9819772TM
Devin Hester (28)982011CHI
Gary Anderson (24)981985SDG
Ron Brown (24)981985RAM
Chad Morton (25)982002NYJ
Jimmy Patton (21)981955NYG
J.D. Smith (23)981960OAK
Jeremy Ross (25)9820132TM
Abe Woodson (27)981961SFO
Dexter Carter (23)981991SFO
Drew Hill (23)981980RAM
Horace Ivory (26)981980NWE
Tyrone Hughes (24)981994NOR
Allen Rossum (31)982007PIT
Leon Washington (25)982007NYJ
Bobby Mitchell+ (23)981958CLE
Vic Washington (26)981972SFO
Andy Uram (27)981942GNB
Jon Arnett (22)981957RAM
Steve Van Buren+ (24)981945PHI
Ned Mathews (25)981943DET
Aaron Stecker (28)982004NOR
Alvis Whitted (25)981999JAX
Lem Barney+ (22)981968DET
Alvin Haymond (26)981968PHI
Marc Mariani (23)982010TEN
Stanford Jennings (26)981988CIN
Leon Washington (30)982012SEA
Josh Huff (24)9820162TM
Ricky Smith (22)981982NWE
Felix Jones (21)982008DAL
Leodis McKelvin (23)982008BUF
Will Blackwell (25)982000PIT
MarTay Jenkins (25)982000ARI
Alvin Haymond (28)981970RAM
216George McAfee+ (23)971941CHI
Marc Logan (24)971989MIA
James Jefferson (25)971989SEA
James Dixon (22)971989DAL
Michael Lewis (30)972002NOR
Maurice Morris (22)972002SEA
Jamaal Charles (22)972009KAN
Courtney Roby (26)972009NOR
Sammie Stroughter (23)972009TAM
Tremain Mack (23)971998CIN
Patrick Johnson (22)971998BAL
Sylvester Stamps (26)971987ATL
Bobby Humphery (23)971984NYJ
Del Rodgers (24)971984GNB
Devin Hester (24)972007CHI
Eric Moulds (23)971996BUF
Tamarick Vanover (22)971996KAN
Derrick Witherspoon (25)971996PHI
Thomas Henderson (22)971975DAL
Herb Mul-Key (23)971973WAS
Don Shy (27)971973STL
Willie Shelby (23)971976CIN
Carl Roaches (29)971983HOU
Bosh Pritchard (22)9719422TM
Dante Hall (25)972004KAN
Terrence Wilkins (24)971999IND
Brian Mitchell (29)971997WAS
Will Blackwell (22)971997PIT
Adam Jones (30)972014CIN
Steve Van Buren+ (23)971944PHI
Boyce Green (26)971986KAN
Cassius Vaughn (22)972010DEN
Brad Smith (26)972010NYJ
Tim Brown+ (22)971988RAI
Lenny Lyles (24)971960SFO
Darren Lewis (23)971992CHI
Vitamin Smith (26)971950RAM
Wally Triplett (24)971950DET
David Wilson (21)972012NYG
Abe Karnofsky (23)971946BOS
Clifton Smith (23)972008TAM
Kevin Williams (25)9720002TM
Tony Smith (23)971993ATL
Chuck Fenenbock (28)971946LAD
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