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