NFL Single-Season Kick & Punt Returns Leaders

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