NFL Single Game Yards per Kick Return Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Y/Rt Tm Boxscore
1Ron Brown92.0RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Green Bay Packers, November 24, 1985
2Travis Williams86.0GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Cleveland Browns, November 12, 1967
3Gale Sayers+73.5CHIChicago Bears vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, September 17, 1967
4Keith Lincoln72.5SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. New York Titans, September 16, 1962
LeGarrette Blount72.5NWENew England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills, December 29, 2013
6Lemar Parrish72.0CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Buffalo Bills, November 8, 1970
Kyle Williams72.0SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Minnesota Vikings, September 23, 2012
8O.J. Simpson+70.5BUFBuffalo Bills vs. New York Jets, October 4, 1970
9Ted Dean70.0PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants, September 29, 1963
10Jacoby Ford69.0OAKOakland Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns, October 16, 2011
11Chris Polk68.5PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins, September 21, 2014
12Terry Fair68.0DETDetroit Lions vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, September 28, 1998
13Brian Mitchell67.5PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Atlanta Falcons, October 1, 2000
Joe McKnight67.5NYJNew York Jets vs. Baltimore Ravens, October 2, 2011
Randall Cobb67.5GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints, September 8, 2011
16Lenny Lyles67.3SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Baltimore Colts, December 18, 1960
17Derrick Cullors67.0NWENew England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills, November 9, 1997
Jon Vaughn67.0NWENew England Patriots vs. Phoenix Cardinals, September 29, 1991
Ameer Abdullah67.0DETDetroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers, November 15, 2015
20Aaron Bailey66.0INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 10, 1995
Mercury Morris66.0MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Cincinnati Bengals, September 14, 1969
Mel Renfro+66.0DALDallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers, November 7, 1965
23Ken Hall65.3HOUHouston Oilers vs. New York Titans, October 23, 1960
24Gary Ballman65.0PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Green Bay Packers, November 3, 1963
Timmy Brown65.0PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Cleveland Browns, September 17, 1961
Knile Davis65.0KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos, December 1, 2013
27Gale Sayers+64.5CHIChicago Bears vs. Los Angeles Rams, October 23, 1966
Ron Smith64.5RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. St. Louis Cardinals, September 16, 1968
29Tony Horne63.5STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons, October 17, 1999
Preston Pearson63.5BALBaltimore Colts vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 13, 1968
Carver Shannon63.5RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings, November 3, 1963
32Leon Washington63.3SEASeattle Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers, September 26, 2010
33Roy Green62.5STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. Dallas Cowboys, October 21, 1979
Derrick Mason62.5TENTennessee Titans vs. Cincinnati Bengals, November 18, 2001
Cassius Vaughn62.5DENDenver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers, January 2, 2011
36Mel Gray62.0NORNew Orleans Saints vs. San Francisco 49ers, September 21, 1986
Nate Lewis62.0SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. New Orleans Saints, November 17, 1991
Cotton Speyrer62.0BALBaltimore Colts vs. Buffalo Bills, November 25, 1973
39Leodis McKelvin61.7BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Cleveland Browns, November 17, 2008
40Michael Bates61.5CARCarolina Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints, January 2, 2000
Dave Grayson61.5KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos, September 7, 1963
Quintin Demps61.5KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Washington Redskins, December 8, 2013
43Billy Campfield61.0PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Detroit Lions, December 2, 1979
Ron Jessie61.0DETDetroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears, October 24, 1971
Nemiah Wilson61.0DENDenver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs, October 8, 1966
Leon Washington61.0SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Miami Dolphins, November 25, 2012
C.J. Spiller61.0BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins, September 14, 2014
48Dave Hampton60.5GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings, October 4, 1970
Bob Neff60.5MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Houston Oilers, September 14, 1968
Cecil Turner60.5CHIChicago Bears vs. Atlanta Falcons, November 1, 1970
Vic Washington60.5SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Atlanta Falcons, October 29, 1972
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