NFL Longest Punt Return Single-Season Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Lng Year Tm
1Robert Bailey (26)1031994RAM
2Patrick Peterson (21)992011ARI
3Tavon Austin (22)982013STL
Damaris Johnson (22)982012PHI
Terance Mathis (23)981990NYJ
Dennis Morgan (22)981974DAL
Charlie West (22)981968MIN
8Bryan McCann (22)972010DAL
Greg Pruitt (32)971983RAI
10Bill Dudley+ (28)961950WAS
11Johnny Bailey (23)951990CHI
Frank Bernardi (23)951956CRD
Lamont Brightful (23)952002BAL
Speedy Duncan (26)951968SDG
Jacquez Green (22)951998TAM
Tyreek Hill (22)952016KAN
Desmond Howard (30)952000DET
Steve Odom (22)951974GNB
Carl Pickens (22)951992CIN
John Taylor (26)951988SFO
21Nate Burleson (26)942007SEA
Tom Casey (24)941948NYY
Julian Edelman (24)942010NWE
Darrien Gordon (26)941997DEN
Mark Lee (23)941981GNB
Dexter McCluster (21)942010KAN
Hugh McElhenny+ (23)941952SFO
Dennis McKinnon (26)941987CHI
Charlie Rogers (23)941999SEA
Tramon Williams (24)942007GNB
31Bill Baird (24)931963NYJ
Travis Benjamin (22)932012CLE
Dez Bryant (21)932010DAL
Dante Hall (24)932003KAN
Johnnie Lee Higgins (25)932008OAK
Micah Hyde (22)932013GNB
Dana McLemore (22)931982SFO
Glyn Milburn (27)931998CHI
Veryl Switzer (22)931954GNB
40Desmond Howard (26)921996GNB
Eric Metcalf (26)921994CLE
Rick Upchurch (24)921976DEN
43Nate Burleson (23)912004MIN
Eric Metcalf (25)911993CLE
Keith Moody (24)911977BUF
Jo-Jo Townsell (26)911987NYJ
47Stedman Bailey (23)902014STL
Dick Bass (24)901961RAM
Nate Burleson (25)902006SEA
Eric Decker (24)902011DEN
Phil Epps (24)901983GNB
Darrien Gordon (23)901994SDG
Jacquez Green (26)9020022TM
Dante Hall (23)902002KAN
Bob Hayes+ (25)901968DAL
Adam Jones (22)902006TEN
Brady Keys (28)901964PIT
Lemar Parrish (26)901974CIN
T.J. Rushing (24)902007IND
Carl Taseff (27)901956BAL
Andy Uram (26)901941GNB
Tom Watkins (25)901963DET
63Jack Christiansen+ (22)891951DET
Joey Galloway (23)891995SEA
Mike Haynes+ (23)891976NWE
Devin Hester (24)892007CHI
Devin Hester (27)892010CHI
Jermaine Lewis (22)891997BAL
Jermaine Lewis (25)892000BAL
Dexter McCluster (24)892013KAN
Ray McLean (26)891942CHI
Eric Metcalf (33)892001WAS
Darren Sproles (32)892015PHI
Reggie Swinton (28)8920032TM
Jimmy Williams (23)892002SFO
76Tim Brown+ (35)882001OAK
Andre Coleman (22)881995SDG
Jeff Fisher (23)881981CHI
Mike Fuller (24)881977SDG
Joey Galloway (24)881996SEA
Tom Harmon (27)881947RAM
Leodis McKelvin (27)882012BUF
Nick Miller (24)8820112TM
Manfred Moore (23)881974SFO
Chet Mutryn (27)881948BUF
Skeets Quinlan (24)881952RAM
J.T. Smith (23)881979KAN
Karl Williams (25)881996TAM
89Ted Ginn (22)872007MIA
Billy Johnson (25)871977HOU
Jermaine Lewis (23)871998BAL
Marc Mariani (23)872010TEN
Keshawn Martin (23)872013HOU
Dennis Northcutt (24)872002CLE
Eddie Payton (26)8719772TM
Antwaan Randle El (27)872006WAS
Bill Reinhard (26)871948LAD
Vai Sikahema (30)871992PHI
Steve Smith (23)872002CAR
Amani Toomer (21)871996NYG
Rick Upchurch (25)871977DEN
Tommy Vigorito (21)871981MIA
103George Atkinson (21)861968OAK
Dale Carter (22)861992KAN
Nate Clements (24)862004BUF
Az-Zahir Hakim (23)862000STL
Dwayne Harris (25)862013DAL
Rickie Harris (26)861969WAS
T.J. Houshmandzadeh (23)862001CIN
Chuck Latourette (23)861968STL
Tony Nathan (22)861979MIA
Deltha O'Neal (24)862001DEN
Herb Rich (21)861950BAL
Johnny Roland (23)861966STL
Frank Seno (26)861947BOS
Marcus Sherels (25)862013MIN
Tamarick Vanover (21)861995KAN
Craig Yeast (22)861999CIN
119Tiki Barber (24)851999NYG
Reggie Barlow (25)851998JAX
Robert Brooks (24)851994GNB
Troy Brown (30)852001NWE
Antonio Chatman (26)852005GNB
Jamison Crowder (23)852016WAS
Jitter Fields (25)8519872TM
Irving Fryar (22)851985NWE
Claude Gibson (24)851963OAK
Billy Grimes (23)851950GNB
Dante Hall (28)852007STL
DeSean Jackson (22)852009PHI
Kelvin Martin (26)851991DAL
Eric Metcalf (29)851997SDG
Andre Roberts (28)852016DET
Eddie Royal (25)852011DEN
Gale Sayers+ (22)851965CHI
Vitamin Smith (25)851949RAM
Jon Staggers (23)851972GNB
Abe Woodson (28)851962SFO
139Josh Cribbs (28)842011CLE
Bill Dudley+ (25)841947DET
Tim Dwight (26)842001SDG
Julian Edelman (28)842014NWE
Az-Zahir Hakim (22)841999STL
Ken Hall (23)841959CRD
Devin Hester (23)842006CHI
LeRoy Irvin (23)841981RAM
Gerald McNeil (24)841986CLE
Brian Mitchell (24)841992WAS
Winslow Oliver (23)841996CAR
Antwaan Randle El (24)842003PIT
Ron Smith (30)841973SDG
Tamarick Vanover (25)841999KAN
Clarence Verdin (29)841992IND
Leon Washington (28)842010SEA
Brian Westbrook (24)842003PHI
Karl Williams (30)842001TAM
157Omar Bolden (26)832015DEN
Phillip Buchanon (21)832002OAK
Eddie Dove (26)8319632TM
Eddie Drummond (24)832004DET
Henry Ellard (23)831984RAM
Bobby Engram (30)832003SEA
Tyrone Hughes (23)831993NOR
Billy Johnson (23)831975HOU
Michael Lewis (30)832002NOR
Dana McLemore (27)831987SFO
Deion Sanders+ (30)831997DAL
Walter Stanley (23)831986GNB
Kevin Williams (23)831994DAL
Travis Williams (23)831969GNB
171Danny Amendola (29)822015NWE
Bernard Berrian (27)822008MIN
Ray Buchanan (24)821996IND
Hagood Clarke (26)821968BUF
Kaelin Clay (23)822015BAL
Tom Colella (29)821947CLE
Patrick Crayton (30)822009DAL
Tandon Doss (23)822013BAL
Bruce Harper (23)821978NYJ
Devin Hester (28)822011CHI
Bobby Jancik (24)821964HOU
Brady Keys (27)821963PIT
Woodley Lewis (27)821952RAM
Keith Moody (25)821978BUF
Roscoe Parrish (24)822006BUF
Don Paul (24)821950CRD
Corey Sawyer (22)821994CIN
Darren Sproles (31)822014PHI
Tamarick Vanover (23)821997KAN
Peter Warrick (23)822000CIN
Terrence Wilkins (31)822006IND
192Chuck DeShane (26)811945DET
Speedy Duncan (24)811966SDG
Darrien Gordon (25)811996SDG
Bob Grim (22)811967MIN
Devin Hester (30)812013CHI
Trindon Holliday (27)812013DEN
Lionel James (25)811987SDG
Adam Jones (28)812012CIN
Pete Mandley (25)811986DET
Robbie Martin (24)811983DET
Tommy McDonald+ (25)811959PHI
Hugh McElhenny+ (32)811961MIN
Dennis Northcutt (28)812006CLE
Jeff Ogden (25)812000MIA
Bosh Pritchard (31)8119512TM
Antwaan Randle El (26)812005PIT
Darius Reynaud (27)812012TEN
De'Anthony Thomas (21)812014KAN
Emlen Tunnell+ (26)811951NYG
Chris Watson (22)811999DEN
212Phillip Buchanon (22)802003OAK
Randall Cobb (21)802011GNB
Henry Ellard (24)801985RAM
Ken Ellis (24)801972GNB
Ron Gardin (25)801970BAL
Mel Gray (26)801987NOR
Tony Green (21)801978WAS
Dwayne Harris (27)802015NYG
Roy Jefferson (24)801968PIT
Glenn Martinez (25)802007DEN
Leodis McKelvin (26)802011BUF
Stanley Morgan (24)801979NWE
Santana Moss (29)802008WAS
Noland Smith (24)801968KAN
Vernon Turner (27)801994TAM
Abe Woodson (27)801961SFO
Rod Woodson+ (27)801992PIT
229Travis Benjamin (23)792013CLE
Corey Brown (22)792014CAR
Jack Christiansen+ (23)791952DET
Mike Garrett (22)791966KAN
Domenik Hixon (24)792009NYG
Jacoby Jones (27)792011HOU
Terry Kirby (32)792002OAK
Bob Livingstone (27)7919492TM
Marc Mariani (24)792011TEN
Kelvin Martin (27)791992DAL
Dana McLemore (24)791984SFO
Lemar Parrish (22)791970CIN
Johnnie Robinson (21)791966DET
Deion Sanders+ (23)791990ATL
Marcus Sherels (28)792016MIN
Freddie Solomon (23)791976MIA
Buddy Young (25)791951NYY
246Tavon Austin (23)782014STL
Travis Benjamin (25)782015CLE
Rodger Bird (24)781967OAK
Dre' Bly (25)782002STL
Dexter Carter (27)7819952TM
Glenn Dobbs (26)781946BDA
Ted Ginn (25)782010SFO
Ernest Givins (30)781994HOU
Darrien Gordon (28)781999OAK
Mel Gray (30)781991DET
Michael Harper (26)781987NYJ
Dwayne Harris (24)782012DAL
Eddie Kennison (23)781996STL
Leo Lewis (30)781987MIN
Woodley Lewis (28)781953RAM
Ollie Matson+ (25)781955CRD
Bobby Mitchell+ (24)781959CLE
Brian Mitchell (26)781994WAS
Johnny Morris (23)781959CHI
Mitchell Price (24)781991CIN
B.J. Sams (23)782004BAL
Mike Thomas (23)782010JAX
Rick Upchurch (30)781982DEN
Terrence Wilkins (26)782001IND
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