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