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