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