NFL Year-by-Year Playoffs Kick Returns Leaders

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Leaders Table
Year Player Rt Tm
2015Rashad Ross (25)5WAS
2015Joe Webb (28)5CAR
2014Jacoby Jones (30)11BAL
2013Trindon Holliday (27)9DEN
2012Jacoby Jones (28)14BAL
2011Matt Willis (27)5DEN
2011Jerrel Jernigan (22)5NYG
2010Antonio Brown (22)11PIT
2009Courtney Roby (26)11NOR
2008J.J. Arrington (25)11ARI
2007Domenik Hixon (22)12NYG
2006Terrence Wilkins (31)13IND
2005Josh Scobey (25)8SEA
2005Jamal Robertson (28)8CAR
2004Aveion Cason (25)11STL
2003Rod Smart (26)12CAR
2002Marcus Knight (24)16OAK
2001Patrick Pass (23)11NWE
2001Brian Mitchell (33)11PHI
2000Fred McAfee (32)10NOR
1999Derrick Mason (25)13TEN
1998Tim Dwight (23)10ATL
1997Vaughn Hebron (26)13DEN
1996Bucky Brooks (25)12JAX
1995Antonio Freeman (23)11GNB
1995Ernie Mills (26)11PIT
1994Andre Coleman (21)13SDG
1993John Stephens (27)10KAN
1993Russell Copeland (21)10BUF
1992Kelvin Martin (27)9DAL
1991Mel Gray (30)7DET
1990Marc Logan (25)9MIA
1989Eric Metcalf (21)10CLE
1988Lorenzo White (22)6HOU
1988Darryl Harris (22)6MIN
1988Del Rodgers (28)6SFO
1987Ken Bell (22)9DEN
1986Ken Bell (21)8DEN
1985Stephen Starring (24)13NWE
1984Fulton Walker (26)9MIA
1983Alvin Garrett (26)9WAS
1983Henry Ellard (22)9RAM
1982Fulton Walker (24)10MIA
1981David Verser (23)10CIN
1980Billy Campfield (24)10PHI
1979Larry Anderson (22)10PIT
1978Butch Johnson (24)7DAL
1977Carl Garrett (30)8OAK
1977Rick Upchurch (25)8DEN
1976Leonard Willis (23)8MIN
1976Carl Garrett (29)8OAK
1975Clarence Davis (26)7OAK
1974Harold Hart (22)7OAK
1973Clarence Davis (24)6OAK
1973Charlie West (27)6MIN
1973John Gilliam (28)6MIN
1972Cliff Harris (23)5DAL
1971Mercury Morris (24)7MIA
1970Jim Duncan (24)8BAL
1969Charlie West (23)8MIN
1968Ben Davis (22)7CLE
1967Ben Davis (21)4CLE
1967Larry Todd (24)4OAK
1967Bobby Jancik (27)4HOU
1966Bert Coan (26)5KAN
1966Mel Renfro+ (24)5DAL
1966Herb Adderley+ (27)5GNB
1966Charley Warner (26)5BUF
1965Tom Moore (27)5GNB
1964Speedy Duncan (22)3SDG
1963Elbert Dubenion (30)5BUF
1962Bobby Jancik (22)5HOU
1961Joel Wells (25)5NYG
1960Paul Lowe (23)4LAC
1959Joe Morrison (22)2NYG
1959Phil King (23)2NYG
1958Don Maynard+ (23)3NYG
1957Terry Barr (22)4DET
1957Jim Brown+ (21)4CLE
1956Don Bingham (26)7CHI
1955Woodley Lewis (30)4RAM
1954Jug Girard (27)3DET
1954Billy Reynolds (23)3CLE
1953Jug Girard (26)2DET
1952Woodley Lewis (27)5RAM
1951Ken Carpenter (25)5CLE
1950Vitamin Smith (26)3RAM
1950Ken Carpenter (24)3CLE
1949Warren Lahr (26)2CLE
1949Marion Motley+ (29)2CLE
1949Vitamin Smith (25)2RAM
1949Chet Mutryn (28)2BUF
1949Dub Jones (24)2CLE
1949Bob Livingstone (27)2BUF
1949Sam Cathcart (25)2SFO
1948Billy Hillenbrand (26)3BCL
1947Babe Dimancheff (25)3CRD
1946Don Greenwood (25)2CLE
1946Joe Osmanski (28)2CHI
1946Spec Sanders (28)2NYY
1946George Franck (27)2NYG
1945Don Greenwood (24)2RAM
1944Howie Livingston (22)1NYG
1944Joe Laws (33)1GNB
1944Arnie Herber+ (34)1NYG
1944Ward Cuff (32)1NYG
1944Joe Sulaitis (23)1NYG
1943Andy Farkas (27)3WAS
1942Ray Nolting (28)1CHI
1942Wilbur Moore (26)1WAS
1942Harry Clarke (25)1CHI
1942Ray Hare (24)1WAS
1942Ray McLean (26)1CHI
1941George McAfee+ (23)2CHI
1941Herm Rohrig (23)2GNB
1941Len Eshmont (24)2NYG
1940Frank Filchock (23)4WAS
1939Tuffy Leemans+ (26)3NYG
1938Ward Cuff (26)1NYG
1938Arnie Herber+ (28)1GNB
1938Clarke Hinkle+ (29)1GNB
1938Hank Soar (24)1NYG
1938Joe Laws (27)1GNB
1938Lee Shaffer (26)1NYG
1937Riley Smith (26)1WAS
1937Bronko Nagurski+ (28)1CHI
1937Ray Nolting (23)1CHI
1937Don Irwin (24)1WAS
1937Turk Edwards+ (29)1WAS
1937Jack Manders (28)1CHI
1936Hank Bruder (28)1GNB
1936Bob McChesney (24)1BOS
1936George Sauer (25)1GNB
1936Clarke Hinkle+ (27)1GNB
1936Ed Justice (23)1BOS
1936Pug Rentner (25)1BOS
1935Harry Newman (26)3NYG
1934Ken Strong+ (28)3NYG
1933Ken Strong+ (27)2NYG
1933George Corbett (25)2CHI
1933Harry Newman (24)2NYG
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