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