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

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Leaders Table
Year Player Y/Rt Tm
2015Tyler Lockett (22)30.7SEA
2014Ted Ginn (29)29.5ARI
2013Doug Baldwin (24)36.3SEA
2012Trindon Holliday (26)52.7DEN
2011Danny Woodhead (26)33.7NWE
2010Eric Weems (25)32.5ATL
2009Bernard Scott (25)37.0CIN
2008Mark Jones (27)30.2CAR
2007Rock Cartwright (27)29.3WAS
2006Miles Austin (22)45.3DAL
2005Ellis Hobbs (22)25.0NWE
2004Mewelde Moore (22)26.8MIN
2003Dante Hall (24)29.7KAN
2002Chad Morton (25)31.5NYJ
2001Chad Morton (24)30.8NYJ
2000Jermaine Lewis (25)40.0BAL
1999Charlie Rogers (23)39.8SEA
1998Tim Dwight (23)35.6ATL
1997Reggie Barlow (24)39.3JAX
1996Desmond Howard (26)32.3GNB
1995Antonio Freeman (23)23.2GNB
1994Mel Gray (33)39.8DET
1993Don Beebe (28)31.0BUF
1992Nate Lewis (25)27.8SDG
1991Kenneth Gant (24)27.0DAL
1990Johnny Bailey (23)30.5CHI
1989Eric Metcalf (21)27.7CLE
1988Stanford Jennings (26)58.5CIN
1987Dennis Gentry (28)37.0CHI
1986Dennis Gentry (27)42.3CHI
1985Lee Rouson (22)29.0NYG
1984Gerald Willhite (25)28.0DEN
1983Cleo Montgomery (27)26.6RAI
1982Stump Mitchell (23)35.0STL
1981James Owens (26)30.7TAM
1980Carl Roaches (26)24.0HOU
1979Larry Anderson (22)27.1PIT
1978Raymond Clayborn (23)34.0NWE
1977Marshall Johnson (24)44.7BAL
1976Carl Garrett (29)25.1OAK
1975Terry Metcalf (23)51.0STL
1974Nat Moore (22)45.7MIA
1973Cliff Harris (24)27.0DAL
1972Vic Washington (26)45.3SFO
1971Speedy Duncan (29)56.7WAS
1970Jim Duncan (24)24.4BAL
1969George Atkinson (22)31.7OAK
1968Preston Pearson (23)29.5BAL
1967Dave Grayson (28)30.5OAK
1966Mel Renfro+ (24)24.8DAL
1965Walter Roberts (23)31.7CLE
1964Speedy Duncan (22)49.0SDG
1963Elbert Dubenion (30)27.2BUF
1962Tom Moore (24)31.5GNB
1961Joel Wells (25)19.6NYG
1960Billy Cannon (23)27.0HOU
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
1953Jug Girard (26)19.5DET
1952Woodley Lewis (27)25.8RAM
1951Ken Carpenter (25)26.4CLE
1950Dom Moselle (24)27.5CLE
1949Chet Mutryn (28)29.5BUF
1948Don Schneider (25)16.5BUF
1947Babe Dimancheff (25)30.0CRD
1946Spec Sanders (28)26.0NYY
1945Don Greenwood (24)20.0RAM
1943Frank Seno (22)24.5WAS
1941Len Eshmont (24)25.5NYG
1940Frank Filchock (23)27.8WAS
1939Tuffy Leemans+ (26)14.3NYG
1935Harry Newman (26)13.3NYG
1934Ken Strong+ (28)22.0NYG
1933Ken Strong+ (27)26.0NYG
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