NFL Single-Season Longest Punt Return Leaders

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