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Leaders Table
Rank Player Rt Year Tm
1B.J. Sams (23)1142004BAL
Michael Lewis (30)1142002NOR
3Dante Hall (26)1072005KAN
Chris Carr (22)1072005OAK
5Reggie Swinton (30)1052005ARI
6Chris Carr (23)1042006OAK
Steve Breaston (24)1042007ARI
Wes Welker (24)1042005MIA
Wes Welker (23)10420042TM
10Brian Mitchell (30)1031998WAS
11Glyn Milburn (26)1021997DET
12Allen Rossum (27)1012003ATL
Roell Preston (26)1011998GNB
14Larry Jones (24)1001975WAS
Eric Metcalf (30)1001998ARI
Tyrone Hughes (26)1001996NOR
17Kevin Williams (26)991997ARI
18Glyn Milburn (25)981996DET
Glyn Milburn (29)982000CHI
20Stump Mitchell (22)971981STL
Danny Amendola (23)972009STL
22Allen Rossum (28)952004ATL
J.J. Moses (24)952004HOU
Tamarick Vanover (25)951999KAN
25J.J. Moses (23)942003HOU
Desmond Howard (28)941998OAK
Nesby Glasgow (22)941979BAL
Josh Cribbs (26)942009CLE
Tyrone Hughes (25)941995NOR
Tamarick Vanover (21)941995KAN
31Brandon Tate (23)932011CIN
Derrick Mason (26)932000TEN
33Chris Watson (22)921999DEN
Terrence Wilkins (24)921999IND
Charlie Rogers (24)922000SEA
36Will Blackmon (23)912008GNB
Dante Hall (25)912004KAN
Eddie Brown (25)911977WAS
Glyn Milburn (28)911999CHI
Mike Nelms (29)911984WAS
41Eddie Drummond (26)902006DET
Andre Coleman (22)901995SDG
Steve Smith (22)902001CAR
Eric Guliford (27)901997NOR
Charlie Rogers (26)902002BUF
Brian Mitchell (26)901994WAS
Tim Brown+ (22)901988RAI
Danny Amendola (24)902010STL
49Wes Welker (25)892006MIA
Josh Cribbs (24)892007CLE
Greg Pruitt (32)891983RAI
Brian Mitchell (34)892002PHI
53Alvin Haymond (28)881970RAM
Todd Kinchen (26)881995STL
Bruce Harper (24)881979NYJ
Desmond Howard (27)881997OAK
Troy Walters (25)882002IND
Desmond Howard (30)882000DET
Kevin Miller (23)881978MIN
60Bobby Joe Edmonds (30)871995TAM
Reggie Swinton (26)872001DAL
Ted Ginn (22)872007MIA
Brandon Banks (23)872011WAS
Eddie Payton (29)871980MIN
Glyn Milburn (27)871998CHI
Gerald McNeil (24)871986CLE
Marc Mariani (23)872010TEN
Gary Allen (24)871984DAL
69Dexter Carter (27)8619952TM
James Jones (21)861980DAL
Mike Nelms (25)861980WAS
Tamarick Vanover (23)861997KAN
Dante Hall (23)862002KAN
Dexter Carter (26)861994SFO
Dave Meggett (30)861996NWE
Dante Hall (24)862003KAN
77Devin Hester (24)852007CHI
Nate Burleson (26)852007SEA
Stefan Logan (28)852009PIT
Brian Mitchell (29)851997WAS
Michael Lewis (32)852004NOR
Bruce Harper (23)851978NYJ
Stefan Logan (29)852010DET
84Jermaine Lewis (26)842001BAL
Leon Washington (29)842011SEA
Darius Reynaud (27)842012TEN
Carl Roaches (26)841980HOU
Kevin Williams (27)841998BUF
Tyrone Hughes (24)841994NOR
Brandon Banks (22)842010WAS
Brian Mitchell (35)842003NYG
92Allen Rossum (30)832006ATL
Dave Meggett (29)831995NWE
Mel Gray (34)831995HOU
Fulton Walker (27)8319852TM
MarTay Jenkins (25)832000ARI
Brian Mitchell (31)831999WAS
98Mike Nelms (26)821981WAS
Jermaine Lewis (27)822002HOU
Kevin Williams (23)821994DAL
Allen Rossum (23)821999PHI
102Josh Cribbs (29)812012CLE
Terry Fair (22)811998DET
Steve Smith (23)812002CAR
Darren Sproles (22)812005SDG
Rod Harris (24)811991PHI
107Johnnie Lee Higgins (25)802008OAK
Dante Hall (27)802006KAN
Brian Mitchell (27)801995WAS
Brian Mitchell (33)802001PHI
Mike Martin (24)801985CIN
Darren Sproles (26)802009SDG
Ricky Smith (23)801983NWE
Deltha O'Neal (23)802000DEN
Clarence Verdin (30)801993IND
Desmond Howard (26)801996GNB
Vai Sikahema (24)801986STL
Butch Johnson (24)801978DAL
Vai Sikahema (27)801989PHO
120Mark Jones (27)792008CAR
Desmond Howard (31)792001DET
Dino Hall (23)791979CLE
Tyrone Hughes (27)791997CHI
Brian Mitchell (32)792000PHI
Allen Rossum (24)792000GNB
Wally Henry (26)791981PHI
Brian Mitchell (28)791996WAS
Leon Washington (28)792010SEA
129Glyn Milburn (24)781995DEN
Marc Mariani (24)782011TEN
Vai Sikahema (25)781987STL
David Palmer (25)781998MIN
Dave Meggett (31)781997NWE
Eddie Brown (24)781976WAS
Glyn Milburn (23)781994DEN
136Leon Washington (26)772008NYJ
Jimmy Edwards (26)771979MIN
Bruce Harper (25)771980NYJ
Ira Matthews (23)771980OAK
Allen Rossum (26)772002ATL
B.J. Sams (24)772005BAL
Chris Watson (23)772000BUF
Eddie Payton (30)771981MIN
Robbie Martin (22)771981DET
Dexter Carter (28)771996SFO
Jermaine Lewis (21)771996BAL
Leon Bright (26)771981NYG
148Tony Green (21)761978WAS
Bruce Harper (22)761977NYJ
Eric Metcalf (28)761996ATL
151Darren Sproles (25)752008SDG
Charlie Rogers (25)752001SEA
Nate Jacquet (26)752001MIN
Dante Hall (22)752001KAN
Jacoby Jones (28)752012BAL
Keshawn Martin (23)752013HOU
Eric Weems (24)752009ATL
Mel Gray (29)751990DET
Cleo Montgomery (24)751980CIN
Michael Lewis (31)752003NOR
Kevin Williams (28)751999BUF
Darren Sproles (27)752010SDG
Bobby Joe Edmonds (23)751988SEA
Rolland Lawrence (25)751976ATL
Eddie Drummond (25)752005DET
166Allen Rossum (31)742007PIT
Domenik Hixon (24)742009NYG
Stump Mitchell (24)741983STL
Chad Morton (23)742000NOR
Brian Mitchell (23)741991WAS
Chuck Latourette (23)741968STL
Phil McConkey (27)741984NYG
Lamont Brightful (24)742003BAL
Leon Johnson (29)742003SDG
175Rod Woodson+ (25)731990PIT
Tony Nathan (22)731979MIA
Billy Johnson (23)731975HOU
Marcus Thigpen (27)732013MIA
Josh Cribbs (28)732011CLE
Tyler Lockett (22)732015SEA
Terrence Wilkins (31)732006IND
Dexter Wynn (25)7320062TM
Reggie Barlow (25)731998JAX
Mike Nelms (28)731983WAS
Josh Scobey (23)732003ARI
Antonio Brown (25)732003BUF
Stump Mitchell (25)731984STL
Lionel James (22)731984SDG
Patrick Robinson (23)731993CIN
Jerry LeVias (23)731969HOU
Dave Meggett (23)731989NYG
Butch Johnson (22)731976DAL
193Josh Cribbs (25)722008CLE
Robbie Martin (26)721985IND
Mel Renfro+ (22)721964DAL
Terrence Wilkins (27)722002STL
Adam Jones (21)722005TEN
Rod Woodson+ (26)721991PIT
Butch Johnson (23)721977DAL
Fulton Walker (28)721986RAI
Mel Gray (35)721996HOU
Micheal Spurlock (27)722010TAM
203Vinny Sutherland (23)712001SFO
Brandon Tate (25)712013CIN
Danny Reece (24)711979TAM
Chad Morton (28)712005NYG
Rick Upchurch (25)711977DEN
Manfred Moore (26)711977MIN
Ted Ginn (25)712010SFO
210Stefan Logan (30)702011DET
Devin Hester (30)702013CHI
Howard Stevens (24)701974NOR
Robb Riddick (26)701983BUF
Rod Woodson+ (23)701988PIT
Tony Smith (23)701993ATL
216Brian Witherspoon (23)692008JAX
Josh Wilson (23)692008SEA
Eddie Drummond (27)692007KAN
Darren Sproles (28)692011NOR
Trindon Holliday (26)6920122TM
Randall Cobb (22)692012GNB
Jermaine Lewis (22)691997BAL
Antwaan Randle El (23)692002PIT
Antwaan Randle El (24)692003PIT
Antonio Chatman (24)692003GNB
Rufus Crawford (23)691978SEA
Dino Hall (25)691981CLE
Howard Stevens (26)691976BAL
229Leon Washington (30)682012SEA
Virgil Livers (23)681975CHI
Steve Odom (27)6819792TM
Deion Sanders+ (23)681990ATL
Tamarick Vanover (24)681998KAN
George Atkinson (21)681968OAK
O.J. McDuffie (24)681994MIA
Mercury Morris (22)681969MIA
Mack Herron (25)681973NWE
Bobby Joe Edmonds (21)681986SEA
David Allen (25)682003JAX
240Ted Ginn (26)672011SFO
Rick Upchurch (23)671975DEN
Mike Fuller (22)671975SDG
Ira Matthews (22)671979OAK
Tim Dwight (23)671998ATL
Chris Carr (24)672007OAK
Leon Washington (25)672007NYJ
Ken Jenkins (26)671985WAS
Kevin Williams (24)671995DAL
J.J. Arrington (23)672006ARI
Josh Cribbs (23)672006CLE
Devin Hester (23)672006CHI
Chris Carr (25)672008TEN
Noland Smith (23)671967KAN
Ronney Jenkins (23)672000SDG
Reggie Swinton (28)6720032TM
Don Wilson (23)671984BUF
Woodley Lewis (28)671953RAM
Derrick Mason (25)671999TEN
Tyrone Hughes (23)671993NOR
Kevin Williams (22)671993DAL
Carl Roaches (27)671981HOU
Keith Wright (22)671978CLE
Kermit Alexander (25)671966SFO
Chris Warren (23)671991SEA
Clarence Verdin (31)671994ATL
Jo-Jo Townsell (28)671989NYJ
Kermit Alexander (24)671965SFO
Wade Manning (26)671981DEN
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