NFL Year-by-Year Playoffs Kick & Punt Return Yards Leaders

For some seasons (1960-1969 & 1947-1950) leaders for both leagues are shown.

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Leaders

Leaders Table
Year Player RtY Tm
2015Knile Davis (23)196KAN
2014Jacoby Jones (30)285BAL
2013LaMichael James (23)190SFO
2012Jacoby Jones (28)472BAL
2011Kyle Williams (23)181SFO
2010Antonio Brown (22)262PIT
2009Courtney Roby (26)282NOR
2008Darren Sproles (25)346SDG
2007Domenik Hixon (22)290NYG
2006Terrence Wilkins (31)411IND
2005Jamal Robertson (28)186CAR
2004Allen Rossum (28)354ATL
2003Rod Smart (26)285CAR
2002Marcus Knight (24)347OAK
2001Brian Mitchell (33)296PHI
2000Jermaine Lewis (25)311BAL
1999Derrick Mason (25)515TEN
1998Tim Dwight (23)418ATL
1997Vaughn Hebron (26)286DEN
1996Desmond Howard (26)487GNB
1995Antonio Freeman (23)398GNB
1994Andre Coleman (21)364SDG
1993Russell Copeland (21)267BUF
1992Kelvin Martin (27)249DAL
1991Mel Gray (30)208DET
1990Marc Logan (25)162MIA
1989Eric Metcalf (21)277CLE
1988Stanford Jennings (26)154CIN
1987Anthony Carter (26)221MIN
1986Gerald McNeil (24)219CLE
1985Stephen Starring (24)284NWE
1984Fulton Walker (26)240MIA
1983Zachary Dixon (27)183SEA
1982Mike Nelms (27)366WAS
1981David Verser (23)186CIN
1980James Jones (21)281DAL
1979Larry Anderson (22)270PIT
1978Butch Johnson (24)218DAL
1977Carl Garrett (30)285OAK
1976Carl Garrett (29)201OAK
1975Clarence Davis (26)149OAK
1974Cullen Bryant (23)163RAM
1973John Gilliam (28)140MIN
1972Vic Washington (26)136SFO
1971Speedy Duncan (29)181WAS
1970Jim Duncan (24)195BAL
1969Charlie West (23)186MIN
1968George Atkinson (21)157OAK
1967Bob Hayes (24)141DAL
1966Mel Renfro (24)124DAL
1965Tom Moore (27)107GNB
1964Speedy Duncan (22)175SDG
1963Elbert Dubenion (30)136BUF
1962Bobby Jancik (22)139HOU
1961Joel Wells (25)98NYG
1960Paul Lowe (23)101LAC
1959Joe Morrison (22)60NYG
1959Phil King (23)60NYG
1958Don Maynard (23)71NYG
1957Jim Brown (21)106CLE
1956Don Bingham (26)119CHI
1955Woodley Lewis (30)136RAM
1954Billy Reynolds (23)127CLE
1953Billy Reynolds (22)53CLE
1952Woodley Lewis (27)133RAM
1951Ken Carpenter (25)132CLE
1950George McAfee (32)79CHI
1949Jim Cason (22)131SFO
1948Dub Jones (23)46CLE
1947Bosh Pritchard (27)107PHI
1946Spec Sanders (28)52NYY
1945Steve Bagarus (26)81WAS
1944Irv Comp (25)55GNB
1943Andy Farkas (27)112WAS
1942Wilbur Moore (26)25WAS
1941Hugh Gallarneau (24)91CHI
1940Frank Filchock (23)111WAS
1939Tuffy Leemans (26)59NYG
1938Joe Laws (27)29GNB
1937Bronko Nagurski (28)31CHI
1936Pug Rentner (25)32BOS
1935Ed Danowski (23)51NYG
1934Ken Strong (28)132NYG
1933Harry Newman (24)84NYG