NFL Year-by-Year Playoffs Yards per Kick Return Leaders

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Leaders Table
Year Player Y/Rt Tm
2015Knile Davis (23)49.0KAN
2014Ted Ginn (29)29.5ARI
2013Percy Harvin (25)87.0SEA
2012Trindon Holliday (26)52.7DEN
2011Danieal Manning (29)33.3HOU
2010Eric Weems (25)32.5ATL
2009Pierre Thomas (24)40.0NOR
2008Mark Jones (27)30.2CAR
2007Rock Cartwright (27)29.3WAS
2006Miles Austin (22)45.3DAL
2005Ellis Hobbs (22)25.0NWE
2004Triandos Luke (22)41.0DEN
2003Dante Hall (24)29.7KAN
2002Chad Morton (25)44.3NYJ
2001Chad Morton (24)30.8NYJ
2000Jermaine Lewis (25)37.8BAL
1999Kevin Dyson (24)75.0TEN
1998Tim Dwight (23)34.3ATL
1997Reggie Barlow (24)39.3JAX
1996Desmond Howard (26)30.8GNB
1995Antonio Freeman (23)23.2GNB
1994Mel Gray (33)39.8DET
1993Steve Tasker (31)67.0BUF
1992Jeff Sydner (22)29.0PHI
1991Fred McAfee (23)24.5NOR
1990Johnny Bailey (23)30.5CHI
1989Eric Metcalf (21)27.7CLE
1988Stanford Jennings (26)38.5CIN
1987Dennis Gentry (28)37.0CHI
1986Dennis Gentry (27)42.3CHI
1985Bobby Humphery (24)50.0NYJ
1984Gerald Willhite (25)28.0DEN
1983Darryl Grant (23)32.0WAS
1982Stump Mitchell (23)35.0STL
1981James Owens (26)30.7TAM
1980Charles White (22)28.0CLE
1979Larry Anderson (22)27.0PIT
1979Brian Baschnagel (25)27.0CHI
1979Rick Upchurch (27)27.0DEN
1978Raymond Clayborn (23)34.0NWE
1977Marshall Johnson (24)44.7BAL
1976Theo Bell (22)38.0PIT
1975Terry Metcalf (23)51.0STL
1974Nat Moore (22)45.7MIA
1973Charlie Leigh (27)52.0MIA
1972Vic Washington (26)45.3SFO
1971Speedy Duncan (29)56.7WAS
1970Jim Duncan (24)24.4BAL
1969George Atkinson (22)33.3OAK
1968Earl Denny (23)30.0MIN
1967Dave Grayson (28)36.0OAK
1966Walt Garrison (22)29.0DAL
1965Leroy Kelly (23)46.0CLE
1964Speedy Duncan (22)49.0SDG
1963Hugh McElhenny (34)47.0NYG
1962Johnny Counts (23)32.0NYG
1961Paul Lowe (24)27.0SDG
1960Ted Dean (22)58.0PHI
1959Phil King (23)30.0NYG
1958Jim Brown (22)30.5CLE
1957Jim Brown (21)26.5CLE
1956Gene Filipski (25)41.5NYG
1955Woodley Lewis (30)31.8RAM
1954Billy Reynolds (23)28.3CLE
1953Chick Jagade (26)29.0CLE
1952Woodley Lewis (27)25.8RAM
1951Ken Carpenter (25)26.4CLE
1950Jerry Williams (26)35.0RAM
1949Clyde Scott (25)35.0PHI
1948Dub Jones (23)46.0CLE
1947Spec Sanders (29)32.0NYY
1946Bill Osmanski (30)26.0CHI
1946Spec Sanders (28)26.0NYY
1945Steve Bagarus (26)29.0WAS
1944Howie Livingston (22)23.0NYG
1943Wilbur Moore (27)35.0WAS
1942Wilbur Moore (26)25.0WAS
1941George Franck (22)34.0NYG
1940Max Krause (31)62.0WAS
1939Ward Cuff (27)23.0NYG
1938Joe Laws (27)29.0GNB
1937Bronko Nagurski (28)31.0CHI
1936George Sauer (25)25.0GNB
1935Kink Richards (24)30.0NYG
1935Ed Danowski (23)30.0NYG
1934Ken Strong (28)22.0NYG
1933Kink Richards (22)36.0NYG