NFL Year-by-Year Playoffs Kick Return Yards Leaders

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Leaders

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Leaders Table
Year Player Yds Tm
2015Knile Davis (23)196KAN
2014Jacoby Jones (30)265BAL
2013Quintin Demps (28)187KAN
2012Jacoby Jones (28)362BAL
2011Danieal Manning (29)133HOU
2010Antonio Brown (22)241PIT
2009Courtney Roby (26)282NOR
2008Darren Sproles (25)270SDG
2007Domenik Hixon (22)290NYG
2006Ellis Hobbs (23)307NWE
2005Jamal Robertson (28)186CAR
2004Aveion Cason (25)223STL
2003Rod Smart (26)285CAR
2002Marcus Knight (24)347OAK
2001Patrick Pass (23)263NWE
2000Ron Dixon (24)273NYG
1999Derrick Mason (25)437TEN
1998Tim Dwight (23)343ATL
1997Vaughn Hebron (26)286DEN
1996Desmond Howard (26)277GNB
1995Antonio Freeman (23)255GNB
1994Andre Coleman (21)350SDG
1993John Stephens (27)199KAN
1992Kelvin Martin (27)201DAL
1991Mel Gray (30)169DET
1990Marc Logan (25)162MIA
1989Eric Metcalf (21)277CLE
1988Stanford Jennings (26)154CIN
1987Ken Bell (22)159DEN
1986Dennis Gentry (27)127CHI
1985Stephen Starring (24)284NWE
1984Fulton Walker (26)185MIA
1983Zachary Dixon (27)183SEA
1982Fulton Walker (24)311MIA
1981David Verser (23)186CIN
1980James Jones (21)200DAL
1979Larry Anderson (22)270PIT
1978Jim Jodat (24)117RAM
1978Larry Anderson (21)117PIT
1977Carl Garrett (30)280OAK
1976Carl Garrett (29)201OAK
1975Clarence Davis (26)149OAK
1974Harold Hart (22)151OAK
1973John Gilliam (28)140MIN
1972Vic Washington (26)136SFO
1971Mercury Morris (24)173MIA
1970Jim Duncan (24)195BAL
1969Charlie West (23)161MIN
1968George Atkinson (21)146OAK
1967Dave Grayson (28)108OAK
1966Mel Renfro+ (24)124DAL
1965Tom Moore (27)107GNB
1964Speedy Duncan (22)147SDG
1963Elbert Dubenion (30)136BUF
1962Bobby Jancik (22)139HOU
1961Joel Wells (25)98NYG
1960Paul Lowe (23)101LAC
1959Phil King (23)60NYG
1958Jim Brown+ (22)61CLE
1957Jim Brown+ (21)106CLE
1956Don Bingham (26)119CHI
1955Woodley Lewis (30)127RAM
1954Billy Reynolds (23)85CLE
1953Jug Girard (26)39DET
1952Woodley Lewis (27)129RAM
1951Ken Carpenter (25)132CLE
1950Vitamin Smith (26)59RAM
1949Chet Mutryn (28)59BUF
1948Dub Jones (23)46CLE
1947Babe Dimancheff (25)90CRD
1946Spec Sanders (28)52NYY
1945Don Greenwood (24)40RAM
1944Howie Livingston (22)23NYG
1943Andy Farkas (27)68WAS
1942Wilbur Moore (26)25WAS
1941Len Eshmont (24)51NYG
1940Frank Filchock (23)111WAS
1939Tuffy Leemans+ (26)43NYG
1938Joe Laws (27)29GNB
1937Bronko Nagurski+ (28)31CHI
1936George Sauer (25)25GNB
1935Harry Newman (26)40NYG
1934Ken Strong+ (28)66NYG
1933Ken Strong+ (27)52NYG
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