NFL Year-by-Year Playoffs Punt Returns Leaders

For some seasons (1960-1969 & 1947-1950) leaders for both leagues are shown.

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Leaders

Leaders Table
Year Player Ret Tm
2015Frankie Hammond (25)6KAN
2015Ted Ginn (30)6CAR
2014Josh Cribbs (31)9IND
2014Julian Edelman (28)9NWE
2013Julian Edelman (27)5NWE
2012Jacoby Jones (28)8BAL
2011Kyle Williams (23)9SFO
2011Jacoby Jones (27)9HOU
2011Will Blackmon (26)9NYG
2010Antonio Brown (22)6PIT
2010Tramon Williams (27)6GNB
2009Jerricho Cotchery (27)6NYJ
2009T.J. Rushing (26)6IND
2008Jim Leonhard (25)9BAL
2007R.W. McQuarters (30)10NYG
2006Terrence Wilkins (31)12IND
2005Antwaan Randle El (26)10PIT
2004Antwaan Randle El (25)7PIT
2004Troy Brown (33)7NWE
2003Antonio Chatman (24)9GNB
2002Brian Mitchell (34)6PHI
2002Antwaan Randle El (23)6PIT
2001Troy Brown (30)9NWE
2000Jermaine Lewis (25)11BAL
1999Derrick Mason (25)11TEN
1998Reggie Barlow (25)8JAX
1997David Palmer (24)6MIN
1996Dave Meggett (30)14NWE
1995Antonio Freeman (23)10GNB
1994Darrien Gordon (23)6SDG
1993Russell Copeland (21)9BUF
1992Scott Miller (23)6MIA
1992Vai Sikahema (30)6PHI
1991Cliff Hicks (27)7BUF
1990Dave Meggett (24)8NYG
1989Vance Johnson (26)7DEN
1988John Taylor (26)9SFO
1987Anthony Carter (26)12MIN
1986Phil McConkey (29)13NYG
1985Keith Ortego (22)11CHI
1984Dana McLemore (24)11SFO
1983Nick Giaquinto (28)8WAS
1982Mike Nelms (27)12WAS
1981Leon Bright (26)7NYG
1980James Jones (21)10DAL
1979Eddie Brown (27)10RAM
1978Theo Bell (24)13PIT
1977Rick Upchurch (25)6DEN
1976Neal Colzie (22)9OAK
1975Golden Richards (24)6DAL
1975Dave Brown (22)6PIT
1974Lynn Swann (22)8PIT
1973Jake Scott (28)6MIA
1972Alvin Haymond (30)10WAS
1971Rick Volk (26)9BAL
1970Ron Gardin (25)13BAL
1969Mike Garrett (25)6KAN
1968Rodger Bird (25)5OAK
1968Timmy Brown (31)5BAL
1967Willie Wood (30)11GNB
1966Mike Garrett (22)5KAN
1965Alvin Haymond (23)4BAL
1965Elijah Pitts (27)4GNB
1965Willie Wood (28)4GNB
1964Jerry Robinson (25)1SDG
1964Walter Roberts (22)1CLE
1964Jerry Logan (23)1BAL
1964Wendell Harris (23)1BAL
1964Speedy Duncan (22)1SDG
1964Hagood Clarke (22)1BUF
1963Ray Abruzzese (25)3BUF
1962Elijah Pitts (24)2GNB
1961Joe Morrison (24)2NYG
1960Willie Wood (23)2GNB
1960Lew Carpenter (28)2GNB
1959Johnny Sample (23)2BAL
1958Don Maynard (23)5NYG
1957Yale Lary (26)4DET
1956Gene Filipski (25)2NYG
1956Emlen Tunnell (31)2NYG
1955Don Paul (29)2CLE
1955Ken Konz (26)2CLE
1954Jug Girard (27)3DET
1953Billy Reynolds (22)2CLE
1952Ray Renfro (22)4CLE
1951Tommy Kalmanir (25)2RAM
1951Vitamin Smith (27)2RAM
1950George McAfee (32)6CHI
1949Jim Cason (22)8SFO
1948Cliff Lewis (25)2CLE
1948Pat McHugh (28)2PHI
1948Charley Trippi (25)2CRD
1947Bosh Pritchard (27)5PHI
1946Otto Graham (24)5CLE
1945Steve Bagarus (26)4WAS
1944Irv Comp (25)4GNB
1943Andy Farkas (27)4WAS
1942Andy Farkas (26)2WAS
1942Bob Seymour (26)2WAS
1942Dick Todd (27)2WAS
1941Tony Canadeo (22)2GNB
1941Andy Uram (26)2GNB
1940Sid Luckman (23)1CHI
1940Harry Clarke (23)1CHI
1940George McAfee (22)1CHI
1940Wilbur Moore (24)1WAS
1939Andy Uram (24)1GNB
1939Joe Laws (28)1GNB
1939Tuffy Leemans (26)1NYG
1938Arnie Herber (28)1GNB
1938Tuffy Leemans (25)1NYG
1938Bob Monnett (28)1GNB
1938Andy Uram (23)1GNB
1937Ray Buivid (22)2CHI
1936Pug Rentner (25)3BOS
1935Ed Danowski (23)2NYG
1934Keith Molesworth (28)4CHI
1933Keith Molesworth (27)3CHI