NFL Kick & Punt Returns Career Leaders

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Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Rt Years Tm
1Brian Mitchell1,0701990-20033TM
2Allen Rossum8211998-20096TM
3Glyn Milburn7111993-20014TM
4Mel Gray6731986-19974TM
5Josh Cribbs6482005-20143TM
6Dante Hall6422000-20082TM
7Eric Metcalf6311989-20027TM
8Darren Sproles6202005-20163TM
9Devin Hester6102006-20164TM
10Desmond Howard6031992-20025TM
11Dave Meggett6011989-19983TM
12Kevin Williams5531993-20004TM
13Ted Ginn5382007-20164TM
14Vai Sikahema5271986-19933TM
15Ron Smith5101965-19745TM
16Jermaine Lewis5071996-20043TM
17Rod Woodson+4801987-20034TM
18Leon Washington4732006-20144TM
19Jacoby Jones4592007-20154TM
20Wes Welker4472004-20155TM
21Tyrone Hughes4451993-19983TM
22Michael Lewis4342001-20072TM
23Bruce Harper4261977-1984nyj
24Tamarick Vanover4231995-20022TM
Alvin Haymond4231964-19735TM
26Clarence Verdin4151986-19943TM
27Billy Johnson4051974-19883TM
28Chris Carr4042005-20135TM
29Brandon Tate3992009-20163TM
30Antwaan Randle El3902002-20102TM
Eddie Drummond3902002-20072TM
32Tim Dwight3881998-20075TM
Dexter Carter3881990-19962TM
34Mike Nelms3871980-1984was
35Chad Morton3842000-20064TM
36Michael Bates3831993-20036TM
37Speedy Duncan3821964-19742TM
38Tim Brown+3751988-20042TM
39Terrence Wilkins3671999-20062TM
Deion Sanders+3671989-20055TM
41Rick Upchurch3431975-1983den
42Reggie Swinton3402001-20053TM
43Troy Brown3391993-2007nwe
44Derrick Mason3381997-20114TM
45Charlie Rogers3371999-20033TM
Kelvin Martin3371987-19963TM
47Stump Mitchell3331981-1989crd
48Mike Fuller3311975-19822TM
49Darrien Gordon3191993-20025TM
50Abe Woodson3161958-19662TM
51Al Carmichael3131953-19612TM
52Fulton Walker3121981-19862TM
Eddie Payton3121977-19824TM
54Karl Williams3111996-20042TM
55Carl Roaches3091980-19852TM
Dick James3091956-19653TM
57David Palmer3071994-2000min
Bobby Joe Edmonds3071986-19953TM
59Emlen Tunnell+3041948-19612TM
60Stefan Logan3012009-20122TM
61Greg Pruitt3001973-19842TM
Larry Marshall3001972-19784TM
63Danny Amendola2982009-20162TM
64Phil McConkey2971984-19894TM
Adam Jones2972005-20163TM
66Willie Drewrey2941985-19932TM
67J.T. Smith2921978-19903TM
Marc Mariani2922010-20162TM
Leon Johnson2921997-20033TM
70R.W. McQuarters2901998-20084TM
71Robbie Martin2871981-19862TM
72Eric Weems2862007-20162TM
Kermit Alexander2861963-19733TM
74Gerald McNeil2821986-19902TM
Kevin Faulk2821999-2011nwe
76Steve Smith2782001-20162TM
77B.J. Sams2752004-20082TM
Woodley Lewis2751950-19603TM
79Dwayne Harris2712011-20162TM
80Steve Odom2671974-19792TM
81Howard Stevens2661973-19772TM
82Walter Stanley2641985-19925TM
Larry Anderson2641978-19842TM
84Johnny Bailey2631990-19953TM
Joe Arenas2631951-1957sfo
86Dino Hall2621979-1983cle
87Dennis Northcutt2592000-20093TM
88Troy Walters2562000-20074TM
89Timmy Brown2551959-19683TM
90Eddie Brown2531974-19793TM
91Jon Arnett2461957-19662TM
92Danny Reece2451976-1980tam
93Corey Harris2441992-20036TM
94Charlie West2431968-19793TM
95Reggie Barlow2381996-20032TM
96David Dunn2361995-20014TM
Andre Coleman2361994-19983TM
98Wally Henry2351977-1982phi
99Irving Fryar2331984-20004TM
100Todd Kinchen2311992-19983TM
Rock Cartwright2312002-20112TM
102Mark Jones2302004-20094TM
Rickie Harris2301965-19722TM
104Vernon Turner2291990-19954TM
Antonio Chatman2292003-20082TM
106Jo-Jo Townsell2251985-1990nyj
Butch Johnson2251976-19852TM
Bobby Jancik2251962-1967oti
109George Atkinson2241968-19792TM
110Lionel James2231984-1988sdg
111Antonio Brown2222010-2016pit
112Willard Harrell2201975-19842TM
Bill Butler2201959-19644TM
114O.J. McDuffie2191993-2000mia
Brandon Banks2192010-2012was
116Leon Bright2181981-19852TM
117Steve Breaston2162007-20122TM
118Herschel Walker2151986-19974TM
Mike Martin2151983-1989cin
120Maurice Hicks2142004-20082TM
121Bruce Laird2131972-19832TM
Andre' Davis2132002-20094TM
Nate Burleson2132003-20133TM
124J.J. Moses2122002-20053TM
125Freddie Solomon2091975-19852TM
Marcus Sherels2092010-2016min
Hugh McElhenny+2091952-19644TM
Leo Lewis2091981-19912TM
Dennis Gentry2091982-1992chi
130Dana McLemore2081982-19872TM
Ollie Matson+2081952-19664TM
132Terrence McGee2072003-2012buf
Dexter McCluster2072010-20163TM
134Darius Reynaud2062008-20134TM
Abner Haynes2061960-19674TM
136Darrin Nelson2051982-19922TM
Terry Metcalf2051973-19812TM
138Roell Preston2041995-19995TM
Nate Lewis2041990-19952TM
140Bill Thompson2031969-1981den
141Marcus Thigpen2022012-20154TM
Cleo Montgomery2021980-19853TM
Bill Dudley+2021942-19533TM
144Rich Mauti2011977-19842TM
145Eric Guliford2001993-19983TM
146Ron Brown1991984-19912TM
147Roscoe Parrish1982005-20122TM
148Tom Watkins1971961-19683TM
Keith Moody1971976-19802TM
Pete Mandley1971984-19902TM
Carl Garrett1971969-19774TM
152Deltha O'Neal1952000-20083TM
153Mel Renfro+1941964-1977dal
Leodis McKelvin1942008-20162TM
155Lem Barney+1931967-1977det
156Buddy Young1921947-19554TM
Lemar Parrish1921970-19823TM
Theo Bell1921976-19852TM
159Gary Anderson1911985-19933TM
160Willie Wood+1901960-1971gnb
Ronney Jenkins1902000-20032TM
162Qadry Ismail1891993-20025TM
163Micheal Spurlock1882006-20148TM
Eddie Royal1882008-20163TM
165Chris Warren1871990-20003TM
166Dwight Stone1861987-20003TM
Josh Scobey1862003-20073TM
Ken Jenkins1861983-19862TM
Julian Edelman1862009-2016nwe
170Floyd Little+1851967-1975den
171Lou Piccone1841974-19822TM
Dick Christy1841958-19633TM
James Brooks1841981-19924TM
174Jerry LeVias1821969-19742TM
175Javier Arenas1802010-20143TM
176Walter Roberts1791964-19703TM
177Eddie Kennison1781996-20085TM
178Patrick Peterson1772011-2016crd
Az-Zahir Hakim1771998-20063TM
Neal Colzie1771975-19833TM
181Drew Hill1751979-19933TM
Steve Broussard1751990-19983TM
183Chris Watson1741999-20022TM
Andre Roberts1742010-20163TM
Keshawn Martin1742012-20163TM
186Aaron Bailey1731994-1998clt
187Bobby Mitchell+1711958-19682TM
188Aaron Stecker1702000-20093TM
Don Paul1701950-19582TM
Leroy Kelly+1701964-1973cle
Kenny Johnson1701980-19892TM
Tavon Austin1702013-2016ram
193James Thrash1661997-20082TM
Ira Matthews1661979-1981rai
Mack Herron1661973-19752TM
196Nesby Glasgow1651979-19922TM
197LaRod Stephens-Howling1642009-20132TM
Manfred Moore1641974-19774TM
199John Taylor1631987-1995sfo
200Carl Taseff1621951-19624TM
Larry Brunson1621974-19803TM
202Winslow Oliver1611996-20002TM
Terance Mathis1611990-20023TM
Terry Fair1611998-20053TM
205Jeremy Kerley1602011-20162TM
206Nate Jacquet1591997-20014TM
207Johnny Morris1581958-1967chi
Justin Miller1582005-20123TM
Vaughn Hebron1581993-19982TM
Lynn Chandnois1581950-1956pit
Will Blackmon1582006-20164TM
212James Jones1571980-1985dal
Rod Harris1571989-19913TM
214Randall Cobb1562011-2016gnb
215Jeremy Ross1552012-20166TM
216Dexter Wynn1542004-20083TM
Bruce Taylor1541970-1977sfo
Henry Ellard1541983-19983TM
219Bethel Johnson1532003-20062TM
220Eddie Saenz1521946-1951was
MarTay Jenkins1521999-2002crd
Percy Harvin1522009-20164TM
223LeRoy Irvin1511980-19902TM
Johnnie Lee Higgins1512007-2010rai
Billy Grimes1511949-19522TM
Donnie Elder1511985-19915TM
227Tony Horne1501998-2000ram
Ike Hill1501970-19763TM
229Bill Bradley1491969-19772TM
Albert Bentley1491985-19922TM
Tiki Barber1491997-2006nyg
232Keith Wright1481978-1980cle
Yale Lary+1481952-1964det
Stanford Jennings1481984-19923TM
235Dominic Rhodes1472001-20102TM
236Tremain Mack1461997-2000cin
237Noland Smith1451967-19692TM
Jerious Norwood1452006-20112TM
Maurice Morris1452002-20112TM
Larry Jones1451974-19782TM
Cliff Hicks1451987-19954TM
Joey Galloway1451995-20105TM
243Frank Seno1441943-19493TM
Evan Cooper1441984-19892TM
Jack Christiansen+1441951-1958det
246Alvin Hall1431981-1987det
247Jimmy Williams1422001-20062TM
248Ellis Hobbs1412005-20102TM
249Patrick Crayton1402004-20112TM
Quan Cosby1402009-20123TM
Clarence Childs1401964-19682TM
Cullen Bryant1401973-19872TM
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