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Carolina Panthers Kick & Punt Returns Single-Season Leaders

Regular Season Record (all-time) : 166-169-1
Playoff Record (all-time) : 9-7 (Last appearance after 2015 season)
 Super Bowls Won: 0 out of 2 appearances
 Championships Won*: 0
Passing Leader (all-time): Jake Delhomme - 19,258 yards
Rushing Leader (all-time): DeAngelo Williams - 6,846 yards
Receiving Leader (all-time): Steve Smith - 12,197 yards
Winningest Coach (all-time): John Fox - 73 wins
Top Player by Approximate Value (all-time): Steve Smith - 120 AV
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Carolina Panthers Kick & Punt Returns Single-season Leaders

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Kick & Punt Returns

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Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1 Steve Smith 2001*+ 22 CAR 15 1 34 364 1 70 10.7 56 1431 2 99 25.6 1994
2 Steve Smith 2002 23 CAR WR 15 13 55 470 2 87 8.5 26 571 0 51 22.0 1909
3 Mark Jones 2008 28 CAR 16 0 39 443 0 55 11.4 40 958 0 59 24.0 1433
4 Michael Bates 1998* 29 CAR KR 14 0 59 1480 1 99 25.1 1480
5 Winslow Oliver 1996 23 CAR PR 16 0 52 598 1 84 11.5 7 160 0 33 22.9 1085
6 Ryne Robinson 2007 23 CAR 16 0 30 262 0 34 8.7 26 598 0 60 23.0 895
7 Steve Smith 2003 24 CAR WR 16 11 44 439 1 53 10.0 11 309 0 42 28.1 1900
8 Michael Bates 1999* 30 CAR 16 0 52 1287 2 100 24.8 1301
9 Ted Ginn 2013 28 CAR wr 16 2 26 316 0 41 12.2 25 595 0 38 23.8 1496
10 Michael Bates 2000* 31 CAR 16 0 7 31 0 12 4.4 42 941 1 92 22.4 1023
11 Michael Bates 1997* 28 CAR KR 16 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 47 1281 0 56 27.3 1289
12 Mike Goodson 2010 23 CAR 16 3 47 1034 0 46 22.0 1783
13 Winslow Oliver 1998 25 CAR PR 16 0 44 464 0 35 10.5 2 43 0 25 21.5 507
14 Eric Guliford 1995 26 CAR PR/WR 14 9 43 475 1 62 11.0 921
15 Rod Smart 2003 26 CAR 16 0 41 947 1 100 23.1 1007
16 Eric Metcalf 1999 31 CAR 16 1 34 238 0 30 7.0 4 56 0 31 14.0 447
17 Chris Gamble 2006 23 CAR LCB 15 13 36 185 0 24 5.1 185
18 Armanti Edwards 2011 23 CAR 16 0 32 176 0 17 5.5 3 35 0 17 11.7 216
19 Jamall Broussard 2004 23 CAR 8 0 10 43 0 13 4.3 24 555 0 49 23.1 598
20 Michael Bates 1996*+ 27 CAR KR 14 0 33 998 1 93 30.2 998
21 Captain Munnerlyn 2010 22 CAR lcb 16 5 30 327 0 37 10.9 2 87 0 64 43.5 414
22 Captain Munnerlyn 2009 21 CAR 15 4 31 278 0 37 9.0 1 15 0 15 15.0 293
23 DeAngelo Williams 2006 23 CAR 13 2 32 623 0 39 19.5 1437
24 Steve Smith 2005*+ 26 CAR WR 16 16 27 286 0 44 10.6 3 61 0 33 20.3 1940
25 Rod Smart 2005 28 CAR 12 0 29 615 0 60 21.2 621
26 Corey Brown 2014 23 CAR wr 13 3 16 153 1 79 9.6 12 273 0 35 22.8 817
27 Ted Ginn 2015 30 CAR WR 15 13 27 277 0 37 10.3 1 8 0 8 8.0 1084
28 Tyrone Poole 1997 25 CAR PR/RCB 16 16 26 191 0 40 7.3 1 5 0 5 5.0 207
29 Kealoha Pilares 2011 23 CAR 12 0 23 590 1 101 25.7 590
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
30 Brenton Bersin 2014 24 CAR wr 15 1 14 86 0 18 6.1 7 167 0 49 23.9 404
31 Joe Adams 2012 23 CAR 9 0 11 127 0 21 11.5 9 208 0 31 23.1 355
32 Butler By'not'e 1995 23 CAR KR 7 0 18 335 0 35 18.6 335
33 Mike Goodson 2009 22 CAR 8 0 17 352 0 33 20.7 416
34 Isaac Byrd 2002 28 CAR 13 3 2 17 0 17 8.5 14 294 0 35 21.0 475
35 Richard Marshall 2006 22 CAR RCB 16 8 2 -1 0 0 -0.5 14 291 0 26 20.8 315
36 Jamal Robertson 2005 28 CAR 7 0 16 343 0 42 21.4 384
37 Isaac Byrd 2001 27 CAR wr 15 5 5 56 0 22 11.2 10 225 0 26 22.5 771
38 Captain Munnerlyn 2012 24 CAR LCB 16 11 14 72 0 20 5.1 1 17 0 17 17.0 89
39 Jonathan Stewart 2008 21 CAR 16 0 15 349 0 38 23.3 1232
40 Randy Baldwin 1995 28 CAR rb 7 2 14 316 0 36 22.6 377
41 Armanti Edwards 2012 24 CAR 16 0 2 77 0 69 38.5 12 260 0 35 21.7 458
42 Chris Gamble 2005 22 CAR RCB 15 15 14 158 0 76 11.3 158
43 Winslow Oliver 1997 24 CAR 6 0 14 111 0 26 7.9 158
44 Tyrell Sutton 2009 23 CAR 7 1 14 302 0 32 21.6 432
45 Dee Brown 2002 24 CAR 14 3 13 253 0 27 19.5 699
46 DeAngelo Williams 2007 24 CAR 16 0 13 231 0 29 17.8 1123
47 Kenny Moore 2009 24 CAR 12 1 2 4 0 4 2.0 10 219 0 55 21.9 282
48 Dwight Stone 1995 31 CAR 16 0 12 269 0 40 22.4 272
49 Mike Goodson 2011 24 CAR 4 0 11 250 0 31 22.7 254
50 Steve Smith 2006* 27 CAR WR 14 14 9 30 0 16 3.3 2 -1 0 3 -0.5 1256
51 Fozzy Whittaker 2014 25 CAR rb 10 1 11 262 0 46 23.8 467
52 Eugene Baker 2004 28 CAR 3 0 8 49 0 18 6.1 2 39 0 23 19.5 88
53 Isaac Byrd 2000 26 CAR 15 4 1 10 0 10 10.0 9 172 0 30 19.1 423
54 Iheanyi Uwaezuoke 2000 27 CAR 11 2 10 173 1 64 17.3 219
55 Don Beebe 1995 31 CAR wr 14 1 9 215 0 38 23.9 367
56 Chris Gamble 2004 21 CAR RCB 16 16 9 69 0 16 7.7 69
57 David Gettis 2010 23 CAR WR 15 13 9 159 0 28 17.7 669
58 Nick Goings 2007 29 CAR 4 0 9 174 0 29 19.3 174
59 Nick Goings 2006 28 CAR 11 0 9 218 0 33 24.2 377
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
60 Kealoha Pilares 2012 24 CAR 8 0 9 216 0 28 24.0 275
61 Jordan Pugh 2010 22 CAR 15 2 9 218 0 32 24.2 218
62 Dwight Stone 1998 34 CAR 16 0 9 252 0 45 28.0 259
63 Fozzy Whittaker 2015 26 CAR rb 15 1 9 209 0 33 23.2 381
64 Brandon Bennett 2004 31 CAR 8 0 8 177 0 43 22.1 194
65 Rod Smart 2004 27 CAR 3 0 8 169 0 33 21.1 178
66 Joe Webb 2015 29 CAR 16 0 8 178 0 27 22.3 191
67 Mark Carrier 1995 30 CAR WR 16 14 6 25 0 9 4.2 1023
68 Jamal Robertson 2004 27 CAR 5 0 6 180 0 49 30.0 180
69 Armond Smith 2012 26 CAR 4 0 6 131 0 26 21.8 131
70 Steve Smith 2010 31 CAR WR 14 14 6 46 0 32 7.7 609
71 Rocket Ismail 1996 27 CAR wr 13 5 5 100 0 30 20.0 394
72 Chris Hetherington 2001 29 CAR 16 1 4 31 0 12 7.8 167
73 Ernie Mills 1997 29 CAR wr 10 5 4 65 0 33 16.3 192
74 Kindal Moorehead 2007 29 CAR 16 1 4 46 0 17 11.5 46
75 Nathan Black 2002 24 CAR 5 0 3 44 0 15 14.7 44
76 Luther Broughton 2001 27 CAR 15 0 3 46 0 26 15.3 68
77 Scott Greene 1997 25 CAR FB 16 14 3 18 0 8 6.0 452
78 Geoff Hangartner 2007 25 CAR 16 4 3 42 0 16 14.0 42
79 Brad Hoover 2006 30 CAR FB 16 12 3 37 0 21 12.3 232
80 Brian Kinchen 1999 34 CAR 16 0 3 29 0 15 9.7 74
81 Jeff King 2009 26 CAR TE 16 15 3 37 0 14 12.3 237
82 Fred Lane 1999 24 CAR rb 15 5 3 58 0 22 19.3 696
83 Tyrone Poole 1996 24 CAR RCB 15 15 3 26 0 12 8.7 26
84 Ricky Proehl 2004 36 CAR 16 3 3 64 0 27 21.3 570
85 Walter Rasby 1997 25 CAR te 14 2 3 32 0 12 10.7 33
86 Dwight Stone 1997 33 CAR 16 0 3 76 0 37 25.3 76
87 Devin Thomas 2010 24 CAR 1 0 3 63 0 26 21.0 63
88 Brandon Williams 2014 27 CAR 14 0 3 36 0 19 12.0 80
89 Kenjon Barner 2013 24 CAR 8 0 2 17 0 17 8.5 31
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
90 Taye Biddle 2006 23 CAR 2 0 2 11 0 11 5.5 48
91 Keary Colbert 2004 22 CAR WR 15 15 2 30 0 19 15.0 784
92 Eric Davis 2000 32 CAR LCB 16 16 2 24 0 20 12.0 24
93 Ed Dickson 2015 28 CAR TE 16 11 2 1 0 1 0.5 179
94 Armanti Edwards 2010 22 CAR 3 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 7
95 DeShaun Foster 2004 24 CAR 4 3 2 16 0 14 8.0 347
96 Michael Gaines 2006 26 CAR TE 16 9 2 32 0 17 16.0 178
97 Michael Gaines 2005 25 CAR te 11 6 2 24 0 13 12.0 179
98 Scott Greene 1996 24 CAR 8 0 2 10 0 6 5.0 17
99 Chris Hetherington 2000 28 CAR fb 16 5 2 21 0 11 10.5 202
100 Brad Hoover 2004 28 CAR FB 14 9 2 30 0 16 15.0 437
101 Anthony Johnson 1998 31 CAR rb 16 2 2 12 0 9 6.0 389
102 Anthony Johnson 1999 32 CAR 16 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 1 9 0 9 9.0 187
103 Kris Mangum 1999 26 CAR 11 0 2 20 0 13 10.0 26
104 Robert McClain 2015 27 CAR 3 0 2 5 0 3 2.5 5
105 Sam Mills 1997 38 CAR LILB 16 16 2 12 0 12 6.0 12
106 Ricky Proehl 2003 35 CAR 16 2 2 34 0 19 17.0 423
107 Jordan Pugh 2011 23 CAR ss 12 1 2 51 0 28 25.5 51
108 Dante Rosario 2009 25 CAR TE 14 8 2 41 0 22 20.5 354
109 Dante Rosario 2008 24 CAR te 16 6 2 26 0 18 13.0 235
110 Dante Rosario 2007 23 CAR 16 2 2 39 0 25 19.5 147
111 Mike Seidman 2004 23 CAR te 16 6 2 20 0 12 10.0 143
112 Mike Seidman 2003 22 CAR te 12 5 2 24 0 17 12.0 59
113 Steve Smith 2007 28 CAR WR 15 15 2 7 0 6 3.5 1075
114 Jonathan Stewart 2009 22 CAR rb 16 3 2 17 0 17 8.5 1289
115 Tyrell Sutton 2010 24 CAR 9 0 2 30 0 18 15.0 171
116 Joe Webb 2014 28 CAR 7 0 2 53 0 27 26.5 69
117 Myron Baker 1996 25 CAR 16 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
118 Gary Barnidge 2009 24 CAR 16 3 1 16 0 16 16.0 258
119 Duane Bickett 1996 34 CAR 16 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
120 Chase Blackburn 2013 30 CAR lb 13 7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
121 Jeff Brady 1998 30 CAR LILB 16 16 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
122 Jeremy Bridges 2008 28 CAR 14 4 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
123 Richie Brockel 2013 27 CAR 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 13
124 Dialleo Burks 2000 26 CAR 1 0 1 25 0 25 25.0 25
125 Paul Butcher 1995 32 CAR 16 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
126 Casey Crawford 2001 24 CAR 3 1 1 8 0 8 8.0 18
127 Thomas Davis 2015*+ 32 CAR LB 16 16 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
128 Kevin Dyson 2003 28 CAR 1 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 29
129 Drayton Florence 2013 33 CAR cb/lcb 14 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
130 William Floyd 1998 26 CAR FB 16 13 1 22 0 22 22.0 216
131 Brian Folkerts 2014 24 CAR 16 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
132 Sione Fua 2012 24 CAR nt 13 1 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
133 Chris Gamble 2009 26 CAR LCB 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
134 Frank Garcia 1997 25 CAR C 16 16 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
135 Nick Goings 2005 27 CAR 16 1 1 21 0 21 21.0 305
136 Ray Green 2000 23 CAR 16 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
137 Artrell Hawkins 2004 28 CAR 14 4 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
138 Keith Heinrich 2002 23 CAR 4 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
139 Chris Hetherington 1999 27 CAR 14 0 1 16 0 16 16.0 23
140 Jimmy Hitchcock 2000 30 CAR 16 2 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
141 Leroy Hoard 1996 28 CAR 3 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 30
142 Brad Hoover 2008 32 CAR FB 16 11 1 12 0 12 12.0 69
143 Brad Hoover 2005 29 CAR FB 15 15 1 10 0 10 10.0 119
144 Brad Hoover 2003 27 CAR FB 16 9 1 0 0 0 0.0 93
145 Brad Hoover 2001 25 CAR fb 16 7 1 8 0 8 8.0 264
146 Richard Huntley 2001 29 CAR RB 14 9 1 20 0 20 20.0 786
147 Jerry Jensen 1998 23 CAR 10 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 -11
148 Jeff King 2010 27 CAR TE 16 16 1 11 0 11 11.0 132
149 Jeff King 2008 25 CAR TE 16 15 1 12 0 12 12.0 207
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
150 Jeff King 2007 24 CAR TE 16 16 1 16 0 16 16.0 422
151 Brandon LaFell 2013 27 CAR WR 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 642
152 Kris Mangum 2005 32 CAR TE 14 9 1 9 0 9 9.0 211
153 Kris Mangum 2002 29 CAR TE 16 8 1 12 0 12 12.0 171
154 Dean Marlowe 2015 CAR 4 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
155 Richard Marshall 2007 23 CAR lcb 16 6 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
156 Stanley McClover 2007 23 CAR 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
157 Muhsin Muhammad 2003 30 CAR WR 15 15 1 2 0 2 2.0 837
158 Eric Norwood 2010 22 CAR 15 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 17
159 Dino Philyaw 1995 25 CAR 1 0 1 23 0 23 23.0 23
160 Kemp Rasmussen 2004 25 CAR 12 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
161 Kemp Rasmussen 2003 24 CAR 13 0 1 16 0 16 16.0 16
162 Tarek Saleh 1998 24 CAR lb 11 1 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
163 Nate Salley 2008 24 CAR 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
164 Geoff Schwartz 2009 23 CAR 16 3 1 16 0 16 16.0 16
165 Steve Smith 2008* 29 CAR WR 14 14 1 10 0 10 10.0 1471
166 Josh Thomas 2013 24 CAR cb/lcb 13 6 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
167 Mike Tolbert 2012 27 CAR fb 16 5 1 26 0 26 26.0 477
168 Mike Tolbert 2014 29 CAR fb 8 6 1 2 0 2 2.0 173
169 Mike Tolbert 2015*+ 30 CAR fb 16 3 1 8 0 8 8.0 418
170 Al Wallace 2002 28 CAR 16 4 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
171 Al Wallace 2003 29 CAR 16 2 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
172 Dante Wesley 2008 29 CAR 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 12
173 Dante Wesley 2004 25 CAR 13 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
174 Jermaine Wiggins 2002 27 CAR 11 1 1 18 0 18 18.0 63
175 Jamar Williams 2010 26 CAR 3 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0