NFL Year-by-Year Playoffs Kick & Punt Returns Leaders

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

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Leaders

Leaders Table
Year Player Rt Tm
2015Tyler Lockett (22)8SEA
2014Josh Cribbs (31)15IND
2013LaMichael James (23)10SFO
2012Jacoby Jones (28)22BAL
2011Kyle Williams (23)13SFO
2010Antonio Brown (22)17PIT
2009Courtney Roby (26)11NOR
2008Darren Sproles (25)14SDG
2007Darren Sproles (24)15SDG
2006Terrence Wilkins (31)25IND
2005Antwaan Randle El (26)10PIT
2004Allen Rossum (28)13ATL
2003Rod Smart (26)12CAR
2002Marcus Knight (24)16OAK
2001Brian Mitchell (33)17PHI
2000Jermaine Lewis (25)16BAL
1999Derrick Mason (25)24TEN
1998Tim Dwight (23)15ATL
1997David Palmer (24)15MIN
1996Dave Meggett (30)22NWE
1995Antonio Freeman (23)21GNB
1994Andre Coleman (21)14SDG
1993Russell Copeland (21)19BUF
1992Kelvin Martin (27)14DAL
1992Vai Sikahema (30)14PHI
1991Mel Gray (30)12DET
1990Dave Meggett (24)12NYG
1989Eric Metcalf (21)10CLE
1988John Taylor (26)11SFO
1987Anthony Carter (26)12MIN
1986Gerald McNeil (24)17CLE
1985Stephen Starring (24)13NWE
1984Fulton Walker (26)16MIA
1983Henry Ellard (22)11RAM
1982Mike Nelms (27)21WAS
1981Leon Bright (26)12NYG
1980James Jones (21)19DAL
1979Rich Ellender (22)14HOU
1979Wally Henry (24)14PHI
1978Butch Johnson (24)17DAL
1977Rick Upchurch (25)14DEN
1976Leonard Willis (23)16MIN
1975Dave Brown (22)8PIT
1974Sam McCullum (21)10MIN
1974Cullen Bryant (23)10RAM
1973Jake Scott (28)8MIA
1972Alvin Haymond (30)12WAS
1971Rick Volk (26)9BAL
1970Ron Gardin (25)13BAL
1969Charlie West (23)12MIN
1968Ben Davis (22)9CLE
1967Willie Wood (30)11GNB
1966Mike Garrett (22)8KAN
1965Alvin Haymond (23)6BAL
1964Speedy Duncan (22)4SDG
1963Elbert Dubenion (30)5BUF
1962Bobby Jancik (22)6HOU
1961Joel Wells (25)5NYG
1960Paul Lowe (23)4LAC
1959Phil King (23)3NYG
1959Johnny Sample (23)3BAL
1959Joe Morrison (22)3NYG
1958Don Maynard (23)8NYG
1957Yale Lary (26)7DET
1956Don Bingham (26)7CHI
1955Woodley Lewis (30)5RAM
1954Jug Girard (27)6DET
1953Billy Reynolds (22)3CLE
1952Woodley Lewis (27)6RAM
1951Ken Carpenter (25)5CLE
1950George McAfee (32)6CHI
1949Jim Cason (22)9SFO
1948Billy Hillenbrand (26)4BCL
1947Bosh Pritchard (27)6PHI
1946Otto Graham (24)5CLE
1945Steve Bagarus (26)5WAS
1944Irv Comp (25)4GNB
1944Joe Laws (33)4GNB
1943Andy Farkas (27)7WAS
1942Andy Farkas (26)2WAS
1942Bob Seymour (26)2WAS
1942Dick Todd (27)2WAS
1941Len Eshmont (24)2NYG
1941Hugh Gallarneau (24)2CHI
1941George McAfee (23)2CHI
1941Herm Rohrig (23)2GNB
1941Hal Van Every (23)2GNB
1941Andy Uram (26)2GNB
1941Tony Canadeo (22)2GNB
1940Frank Filchock (23)4WAS
1939Tuffy Leemans (26)4NYG
1938Arnie Herber (28)2GNB
1937Ray Buivid (22)2CHI
1937Riley Smith (26)2WAS
1936Pug Rentner (25)4BOS
1935Harry Newman (26)3NYG
1935Ed Danowski (23)3NYG
1934Ken Strong (28)6NYG
1933Harry Newman (24)4NYG