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
3Terance Mathis (23)981990NYJ
Tavon Austin (22)982013STL
Dennis Morgan (22)981974DAL
Charlie West (22)981968MIN
Damaris Johnson (22)982012PHI
8Bryan McCann (22)972010DAL
Greg Pruitt (32)971983RAI
10Bill Dudley+ (28)961950WAS
11John Taylor (26)951988SFO
Speedy Duncan (26)951968SDG
Desmond Howard (30)952000DET
Carl Pickens (22)951992CIN
Frank Bernardi (23)951956CRD
Steve Odom (22)951974GNB
Lamont Brightful (23)952002BAL
Johnny Bailey (23)951990CHI
Jacquez Green (22)951998TAM
20Darrien Gordon (26)941997DEN
Dexter McCluster (22)942010KAN
Julian Edelman (24)942010NWE
Nate Burleson (26)942007SEA
Tramon Williams (24)942007GNB
Mark Lee (23)941981GNB
Hugh McElhenny+ (23)941952SFO
Tom Casey (24)941948NYY
Dennis McKinnon (26)941987CHI
Charlie Rogers (23)941999SEA
30Travis Benjamin (22)932012CLE
Johnnie Lee Higgins (25)932008OAK
Dez Bryant (21)932010DAL
Dante Hall (24)932003KAN
Veryl Switzer (22)931954GNB
Micah Hyde (22)932013GNB
Bill Baird (24)931963NYJ
Dana McLemore (22)931982SFO
Glyn Milburn (27)931998CHI
39Eric Metcalf (26)921994CLE
Desmond Howard (26)921996GNB
Rick Upchurch (24)921976DEN
42Keith Moody (24)911977BUF
Jo-Jo Townsell (26)911987NYJ
Eric Metcalf (25)911993CLE
Nate Burleson (23)912004MIN
46T.J. Rushing (24)902007IND
Andy Uram (26)901941GNB
Bob Hayes+ (25)901968DAL
Dick Bass (24)901961RAM
Phil Epps (24)901983GNB
Tom Watkins (25)901963DET
Stedman Bailey (23)902014STL
Lemar Parrish (26)901974CIN
Dante Hall (23)902002KAN
Eric Decker (24)902011DEN
Darrien Gordon (23)901994SDG
Carl Taseff (27)901956BAL
Brady Keys (28)901964PIT
Nate Burleson (25)902006SEA
Adam Jones (22)902006TEN
Jacquez Green (26)9020022TM
62Eric Metcalf (33)892001WAS
Jermaine Lewis (22)891997BAL
Devin Hester (27)892010CHI
Mike Haynes+ (23)891976NWE
Devin Hester (24)892007CHI
Jermaine Lewis (25)892000BAL
Reggie Swinton (28)8920032TM
Jimmy Williams (23)892002SFO
Dexter McCluster (25)892013KAN
Joey Galloway (23)891995SEA
Ray McLean (26)891942CHI
Jack Christiansen+ (22)891951DET
Darren Sproles (32)892015PHI
75Karl Williams (25)881996TAM
Jeff Fisher (23)881981CHI
Mike Fuller (24)881977SDG
Leodis McKelvin (27)882012BUF
Tim Brown+ (35)882001OAK
Joey Galloway (24)881996SEA
Skeets Quinlan (24)881952RAM
Chet Mutryn (27)881948BUF
Manfred Moore (23)881974SFO
Andre Coleman (22)881995SDG
Tom Harmon (27)881947RAM
J.T. Smith (23)881979KAN
Nick Miller (24)8820112TM
88Tommy Vigorito (21)871981MIA
Ted Ginn (22)872007MIA
Billy Johnson (25)871977HOU
Eddie Payton (26)8719772TM
Rick Upchurch (25)871977DEN
Marc Mariani (23)872010TEN
Amani Toomer (21)871996NYG
Bill Reinhard (26)871948LAD
Jermaine Lewis (23)871998BAL
Antwaan Randle El (27)872006WAS
Keshawn Martin (23)872013HOU
Dennis Northcutt (24)872002CLE
Steve Smith (23)872002CAR
Vai Sikahema (30)871992PHI
102Az-Zahir Hakim (23)862000STL
George Atkinson (21)861968OAK
Chuck Latourette (23)861968STL
Rickie Harris (26)861969WAS
Herb Rich (21)861950BAL
T.J. Houshmandzadeh (23)862001CIN
Deltha O'Neal (24)862001DEN
Dale Carter (22)861992KAN
Marcus Sherels (25)862013MIN
Johnny Roland (23)861966STL
Tony Nathan (22)861979MIA
Frank Seno (26)861947BOS
Nate Clements (24)862004BUF
Craig Yeast (22)861999CIN
Tamarick Vanover (21)861995KAN
Dwayne Harris (25)862013DAL
118Andre Roberts (28)852016DET
Dante Hall (28)852007STL
Irving Fryar (22)851985NWE
Billy Grimes (23)851950GNB
DeSean Jackson (22)852009PHI
Eric Metcalf (29)851997SDG
Antonio Chatman (26)852005GNB
Kelvin Martin (26)851991DAL
Troy Brown (30)852001NWE
Jamison Crowder (23)852016WAS
Jon Staggers (23)851972GNB
Eddie Royal (25)852011DEN
Robert Brooks (24)851994GNB
Reggie Barlow (25)851998JAX
Vitamin Smith (25)851949RAM
Gale Sayers+ (22)851965CHI
Tiki Barber (24)851999NYG
Claude Gibson (24)851963OAK
Abe Woodson (28)851962SFO
Jitter Fields (25)8519872TM
138Winslow Oliver (23)841996CAR
LeRoy Irvin (23)841981RAM
Ken Hall (23)841959CRD
Ron Smith (30)841973SDG
Leon Washington (28)842010SEA
Julian Edelman (28)842014NWE
Tim Dwight (26)842001SDG
Karl Williams (30)842001TAM
Brian Westbrook (24)842003PHI
Antwaan Randle El (24)842003PIT
Josh Cribbs (28)842011CLE
Gerald McNeil (24)841986CLE
Bill Dudley+ (25)841947DET
Az-Zahir Hakim (22)841999STL
Tamarick Vanover (25)841999KAN
Devin Hester (23)842006CHI
Brian Mitchell (24)841992WAS
Clarence Verdin (29)841992IND
156Michael Lewis (30)832002NOR
Bobby Engram (30)832003SEA
Billy Johnson (23)831975HOU
Travis Williams (23)831969GNB
Deion Sanders+ (30)831997DAL
Eddie Dove (26)8319632TM
Phillip Buchanon (21)832002OAK
Dana McLemore (27)831987SFO
Omar Bolden (26)832015DEN
Walter Stanley (23)831986GNB
Kevin Williams (23)831994DAL
Henry Ellard (23)831984RAM
Eddie Drummond (24)832004DET
Tyrone Hughes (23)831993NOR
170Peter Warrick (23)822000CIN
Hagood Clarke (26)821968BUF
Don Paul (24)821950CRD
Patrick Crayton (30)822009DAL
Tamarick Vanover (23)821997KAN
Bernard Berrian (27)822008MIN
Brady Keys (27)821963PIT
Darren Sproles (31)822014PHI
Tom Colella (29)821947CLE
Ray Buchanan (24)821996IND
Woodley Lewis (27)821952RAM
Bobby Jancik (24)821964HOU
Danny Amendola (29)822015NWE
Kaelin Clay (23)822015BAL
Devin Hester (28)822011CHI
Keith Moody (25)821978BUF
Corey Sawyer (22)821994CIN
Bruce Harper (23)821978NYJ
Roscoe Parrish (24)822006BUF
Terrence Wilkins (31)822006IND
Tandon Doss (23)822013BAL
191Jeff Ogden (25)812000MIA
Bob Grim (22)811967MIN
Tommy McDonald+ (25)811959PHI
Hugh McElhenny+ (32)811961MIN
Robbie Martin (24)811983DET
De'Anthony Thomas (21)812014KAN
Antwaan Randle El (26)812005PIT
Adam Jones (28)812012CIN
Darius Reynaud (27)812012TEN
Chuck DeShane (26)811945DET
Darrien Gordon (25)811996SDG
Pete Mandley (25)811986DET
Bosh Pritchard (31)8119512TM
Emlen Tunnell+ (26)811951NYG
Chris Watson (22)811999DEN
Speedy Duncan (24)811966SDG
Dennis Northcutt (28)812006CLE
Devin Hester (30)812013CHI
Trindon Holliday (27)812013DEN
Lionel James (25)811987SDG
211Phillip Buchanon (22)802003OAK
Glenn Martinez (25)802007DEN
Noland Smith (24)801968KAN
Roy Jefferson (24)801968PIT
Abe Woodson (27)801961SFO
Henry Ellard (24)801985RAM
Santana Moss (29)802008WAS
Rod Woodson+ (27)801992PIT
Ken Ellis (24)801972GNB
Mel Gray (26)801987NOR
Dwayne Harris (27)802015NYG
Randall Cobb (21)802011GNB
Leodis McKelvin (26)802011BUF
Tony Green (21)801978WAS
Vernon Turner (27)801994TAM
Stanley Morgan (24)801979NWE
Ron Gardin (25)801970BAL
228Terry Kirby (32)792002OAK
Kelvin Martin (27)791992DAL
Marcus Sherels (28)792016MIN
Jack Christiansen+ (23)791952DET
Freddie Solomon (23)791976MIA
Domenik Hixon (24)792009NYG
Corey Brown (22)792014CAR
Travis Benjamin (23)792013CLE
Mike Garrett (22)791966KAN
Bob Livingstone (27)7919492TM
Jacoby Jones (27)792011HOU
Marc Mariani (24)792011TEN
Johnnie Robinson (21)791966DET
Dana McLemore (24)791984SFO
Buddy Young (25)791951NYY
Lemar Parrish (22)791970CIN
Deion Sanders+ (23)791990ATL
245Tyreek Hill (22)782016KAN
Eddie Kennison (23)781996STL
Bobby Mitchell+ (24)781959CLE
Johnny Morris (23)781959CHI
Ted Ginn (25)782010SFO
Mike Thomas (23)782010JAX
Tavon Austin (23)782014STL
Dwayne Harris (24)782012DAL
Mel Gray (30)781991DET
Mitchell Price (24)781991CIN
Terrence Wilkins (26)782001IND
Woodley Lewis (28)781953RAM
Dre' Bly (25)782002STL
Travis Benjamin (25)782015CLE
Ollie Matson+ (25)781955CRD
Ernest Givins (30)781994HOU
Brian Mitchell (26)781994WAS
B.J. Sams (23)782004BAL
Darrien Gordon (28)781999OAK
Rick Upchurch (30)781982DEN
Dexter Carter (27)7819952TM
Glenn Dobbs (26)781946BDA
Michael Harper (26)781987NYJ
Leo Lewis (30)781987MIN
Rodger Bird (24)781967OAK
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