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