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Minnesota Vikings Kick & Punt Returns Career Register

Regular Season Record (all-time) : 431-365-10
Playoff Record (all-time) : 19-27 (Last appearance after 2012 season)
 Super Bowls Won: 0 out of 4 appearances
 Championships Won*: 0
Passing Leader (all-time): Fran Tarkenton - 33,098 yards
Rushing Leader (all-time): Adrian Peterson - 10,115 yards
Receiving Leader (all-time): Cris Carter - 12,383 yards
Winningest Coach (all-time): Bud Grant - 158 wins
Top Player by Approximate Value (all-time): Carl Eller - 164 AV

Minnesota Vikings Kick & Punt Returns Career Register

Single-seasonPassingRushingReceivingReturnsKickingScoring
CareerPassingRushingReceivingReturnsKickingScoringDefenseApproximate Value

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk From To G AV Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1 Eddie Payton 1980 1982 41 1 94 733 0 35 7.8 104 2353 1 99 22.6 3101
2 Jimmy Edwards 1979 1979 14 0 33 186 0 42 5.6 44 1103 0 83 25.1 1291
3 Nate Jacquet 2001 2001 10 0 29 219 0 23 7.6 46 1012 0 53 22.0 1231
4 Manfred Moore 1977 1977 12 0 47 277 0 28 5.9 24 524 0 48 21.8 801
5 Leonard Willis 1976 1976 14 0 30 207 0 29 6.9 24 552 0 57 23.0 759
6 Koren Robinson 2005 2005 14 4 2 0 0 0 0.0 47 1221 1 86 26.0 1595
7 Marcus Sherels 2011 2013 48 6 87 899 2 86 10.3 32 867 0 78 27.1 1766
8 Bob Grim 1967 1977 69 18 52 272 0 81 5.2 26 549 0 46 21.1 2274
9 Bethel Johnson 2006 2006 11 1 45 1054 0 65 23.4 1218
10 Troy Walters 2000 2001 18 0 26 286 0 63 11.0 48 1117 0 50 23.3 1411
11 Cordarrelle Patterson 2013 2013 16 7 43 1393 2 109 32.4 2020
12 Nick Davis 2002 2002 15 0 24 190 0 57 7.9 18 368 0 39 20.4 569
13 Percy Harvin 2009 2012 54 42 114 3183 5 105 27.9 7168
14 Greg Camarillo 2010 2010 16 2 39 359 0 52 9.2 599
15 Darryl Harris 1988 1988 14 1 39 833 0 30 21.4 1014
16 Bill Butler 1962 1964 42 9 55 545 1 60 9.9 85 1898 0 45 22.3 2599
17 Jarvis Redwine 1982 1983 23 0 50 1124 0 76 22.5 1178
18 Neal Guggemos 1987 1987 12 0 36 808 0 42 22.4 808
19 Kelly Campbell 2003 2004 31 10 40 861 0 55 21.5 1822
20 Anthony Parker 1992 1994 45 9 46 431 0 42 9.4 2 30 0 15 15.0 461
21 Darius Reynaud 2008 2009 14 0 30 308 0 36 10.3 12 291 0 49 24.3 599
22 Alfred Anderson 1984 1991 70 16 42 803 0 41 19.1 2993
23 Leo Lewis 1983 1991 117 21 193 1812 1 78 9.4 8 137 0 31 17.1 4224
24 David Palmer 1994 2000 84 10 162 1610 2 74 9.9 145 3274 1 88 22.6 5640
25 Maurice Hicks 2008 2008 11 0 29 690 0 38 23.8 690
26 Darrin Nelson 1982 1992 129 52 39 313 0 21 8.0 159 3623 0 53 22.8 10369
27 Qadry Ismail 1993 1996 63 15 147 3273 0 71 22.3 5150
28 Jackie Wallace 1974 1974 14 6 25 191 0 20 7.6 2 31 0 16 15.5 222
29 Robert Tate 1997 1999 35 4 37 866 1 76 23.4 890
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk From To G AV Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
30 Jamie Caleb 1961 1961 10 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 22 504 0 38 22.9 515
31 Bobby Reed 1962 1963 16 2 18 173 0 26 9.6 26 704 0 51 27.1 1161
32 Sam McCullum 1974 1975 21 2 24 107 0 13 4.5 21 521 0 63 24.8 791
33 Aundrae Allison 2007 2008 26 3 9 58 0 27 6.4 26 674 1 104 25.9 967
34 Lance Rentzel 1965 1966 20 1 15 25 0 14 1.7 32 783 1 101 24.5 817
35 Lorenzo Booker 2010 2011 19 1 37 879 0 68 23.8 1045
36 Kevin Miller 1978 1979 19 0 66 324 0 47 4.9 40 854 0 38 21.4 1213
37 Dave Osborn 1965 1975 55 14 21 493 0 92 23.5 1888
38 Tyrone Carter 2000 2002 31 6 34 739 0 38 21.7 739
39 Troy Williamson 2005 2007 39 8 43 903 0 56 21.0 2027
40 John Avery 2003 2003 6 0 16 346 0 48 21.6 370
41 Jaymar Johnson 2009 2009 6 0 16 134 0 24 8.4 143
42 Adrian Peterson 2007 2008 30 24 17 428 0 53 25.2 3922
43 Robert Smith 1993 1994 24 4 1 4 0 4 4.0 19 460 0 45 24.2 1185
44 Amp Lee 1994 1996 45 14 15 134 0 18 8.9 13 227 0 26 17.5 2345
45 Mewelde Moore 2004 2007 54 19 74 768 2 71 10.4 26 503 0 33 19.3 3649
46 D.J. Dozier 1987 1989 31 8 19 386 0 63 20.3 1303
47 Keenan Howry 2003 2005 23 0 49 358 0 52 7.3 14 316 0 42 22.6 692
48 Dick James 1965 1965 4 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 11 212 0 28 19.3 217
49 Clint Jones 1967 1972 75 25 89 2209 1 96 24.8 4523
50 Hugh McElhenny 1961 1962 24 12 13 198 1 81 15.2 9 219 0 40 24.3 1661
51 Allen Rice 1984 1990 89 17 1 0 0 0 0.0 28 410 0 27 14.6 2410
52 Doug Chapman 2002 2003 10 1 15 276 0 39 18.4 406
53 Cedric James 2002 2002 5 0 10 228 0 29 22.8 257
54 Chester Taylor 2008 2008 16 6 10 234 0 37 23.4 1032
55 Ira Hillary 1990 1990 3 0 8 45 0 12 5.6 1 6 0 6 6.0 51
56 Larry Marshall 1974 1974 5 2 5 46 0 19 9.2 4 56 0 24 14.0 102
57 Buster Rhymes 1985 1986 20 1 62 1558 0 88 25.1 1707
58 Onterrio Smith 2003 2004 26 14 36 743 0 46 20.6 2389
59 Tom Michel 1964 1964 11 1 8 192 0 40 24.0 335
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk From To G AV Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
60 Don Morgan 2001 2001 16 1 4 17 0 6 4.3 4 78 0 24 19.5 95
61 Greg Richardson 1987 1987 2 0 4 19 0 7 4.8 4 76 0 24 19.0 95
62 Justin Rowland 1961 1961 5 2 8 175 0 30 21.9 175
63 Jim Young 1965 1966 6 0 6 14 0 6 2.3 9 183 0 28 20.3 201
64 Toby Gerhart 2013 2013 14 3 7 106 0 20 15.1 477
65 Tom Hall 1965 1966 28 7 3 21 0 9 7.0 11 234 0 29 21.3 813
66 Yo Murphy 1999 1999 1 0 3 14 0 7 4.7 4 80 0 24 20.0 94
67 Jeff Williams 1966 1966 3 0 4 -2 0 4 -0.5 3 61 0 26 20.3 61
68 Phil King 1965 1966 28 5 7 92 0 26 13.1 608
69 Jim Lindsey 1966 1972 59 9 2 4 0 4 2.0 11 200 0 37 18.2 1048
70 Harold Morrow 1996 2001 72 2 19 362 0 42 19.1 574
71 Dick Pesonen 1961 1961 11 3 6 136 0 60 22.7 136
72 D'Wayne Bates 2002 2002 14 6 4 93 0 61 23.3 1 15 0 15 15.0 797
73 Nate Burleson 2003 2005 44 19 31 235 1 91 7.6 2 51 0 29 25.5 2118
74 Ted Dean 1964 1964 2 1 2 0 0 0 0.0 3 50 0 23 16.7 103
75 Pat Eilers 1991 1991 16 1 5 99 0 29 19.8 99
76 Eric Guliford 1993 1994 17 0 34 226 0 50 6.6 5 101 0 29 20.2 372
77 Keith Henderson 1992 1992 13 2 5 111 0 29 22.2 284
78 Joe Johnson 1992 1992 15 2 5 79 0 25 15.8 316
79 Brady Keys 1967 1967 8 3 5 2 0 2 0.4 2
80 Ed Marinaro 1974 1975 28 13 6 76 0 20 12.7 1152
81 Ed Sharockman 1962 1968 67 33 14 111 0 76 7.9 12 246 0 47 20.5 357
82 Herschel Walker 1989 1991 42 23 62 1423 1 93 23.0 4368
83 Jeff Womack 1987 1987 2 1 5 77 0 20 15.4 143
84 Charles Mincy 1995 1995 16 5 4 22 0 8 5.5 22
85 Doug Paschal 1980 1980 16 1 4 66 0 22 16.5 137
86 Bobby Phillips 1995 1995 8 0 4 60 0 23 15.0 86
87 Artose Pinner 2006 2006 12 1 4 76 0 24 19.0 281
88 Maurice Turner 1984 1985 23 0 6 82 0 18 13.7 82
89 Billy Waddy 1984 1984 4 0 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 3 64 0 31 21.3 85
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk From To G AV Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
90 Harry Washington 1978 1978 10 0 4 71 0 20 17.8 95
91 Charlie West 1968 1973 75 21 123 820 1 98 6.7 78 1991 0 82 25.5 2811
92 Matt Asiata 2012 2013 27 1 5 83 0 22 16.6 273
93 Billy Ray Barnes 1965 1965 14 1 3 37 0 18 12.3 200
94 Bernard Berrian 2008 2010 46 19 12 129 1 82 10.8 1981
95 Bill Brown 1963 1974 70 31 17 264 1 78 15.5 3258
96 Richard Brown 1996 1996 14 1 3 35 0 12 11.7 35
97 Earl Denny 1967 1968 27 0 4 37 0 18 9.3 46
98 John Gilliam 1972 1974 42 35 27 629 0 47 23.3 3250
99 Dave Huffman 1983 1983 15 1 3 42 0 15 14.0 42
100 Jim Kleinsasser 1999 2008 29 1 4 36 0 14 9.0 141
101 Jim Leo 1961 1961 14 2 3 9 0 9 3.0 9
102 Tommy Mason 1961 1966 70 43 46 483 0 45 10.5 45 1067 0 42 23.7 6491
103 Brent McClanahan 1973 1979 82 13 66 1500 0 52 22.7 2845
104 Keith Nord 1979 1982 57 9 3 11 0 7 3.7 18 342 1 70 19.0 353
105 Richard Owens 2005 2006 32 0 4 25 0 16 6.3 88
106 Josh Robinson 2012 2012 16 3 3 61 0 24 20.3 61
107 Mel Triplett 1961 1961 14 4 3 41 0 18 13.7 489
108 Bobby Wade 2007 2008 32 12 19 147 0 20 7.7 1430
109 James Wofford 2002 2002 9 0 3 62 0 25 20.7 62
110 Christian Ballard 2012 2012 16 2 2 12 0 8 6.0 12
111 Rufus Bess 1982 1987 68 15 55 432 0 28 7.9 48 998 0 43 20.8 1430
112 Matt Blair 1975 1981 44 24 2 -2 0 2 -1.0 2 0 0 0 0.0 -2
113 Larry Bowie 1962 1963 28 10 3 7 0 6 2.3 7
114 Ted Brown 1979 1986 41 14 11 211 0 43 19.2 1969
115 Bob Bruer 1980 1980 12 0 2 20 0 11 10.0 20
116 Lee Calland 1963 1963 14 6 2 45 0 25 22.5 45
117 John Carlson 2013 2013 13 3 2 13 0 12 6.5 357
118 Anthony Carter 1985 1989 60 38 14 162 0 41 11.6 2 19 0 19 9.5 4274
119 Kenny Clark 2003 2003 1 0 2 33 0 21 16.5 33
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk From To G AV Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
120 Jeff Dugan 2007 2010 48 2 8 64 0 18 8.0 219
121 Ciatrick Fason 2005 2005 13 0 2 4 0 4 2.0 66
122 Sharrif Floyd 2013 2013 16 1 2 9 0 9 4.5 9
123 Chase Ford 2013 2013 9 1 2 17 0 15 8.5 150
124 Billy Gault 1961 1961 4 0 2 41 0 21 20.5 41
125 Sammy Johnson 1976 1976 8 1 2 35 0 18 17.5 155
126 Mike Jones 1983 1983 16 1 2 31 0 16 15.5 135
127 Brent Novoselsky 1994 1994 12 0 2 10 0 10 5.0 17
128 Jim Prestel 1962 1962 14 6 2 29 0 17 14.5 29
129 Oscar Reed 1969 1973 38 13 8 138 0 38 17.3 1298
130 Brian Robison 2009 2009 16 1 2 7 0 7 3.5 7
131 Derek Ross 2004 2004 9 0 2 33 0 19 16.5 33
132 Curtis Rouse 1984 1984 16 7 2 22 0 15 11.0 22
133 Gordie Smith 1963 1963 14 2 2 24 0 18 12.0 201
134 Greg Smith 1984 1984 16 2 2 26 0 15 13.0 26
135 Jimmy Smith 1987 1987 1 0 2 42 0 22 21.0 55
136 Ronnie West 1992 1992 12 0 2 27 0 27 13.5 27
137 Wayne Wilson 1986 1986 7 0 2 33 0 26 16.5 47
138 Scott Adams 1992 1992 15 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
139 Grady Alderman 1968 1969 28 20 2 0 0 0 0.0 0
140 Nate Allen 1979 1979 5 2 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -1
141 Terry Allen 1991 1991 15 5 1 14 0 14 14.0 626
142 Pete Athas 1975 1975 5 3 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
143 Randy Baldwin 1991 1991 4 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
144 Joe Banyard 2013 2013 3 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 17
145 Autry Beamon 1975 1976 28 8 8 19 0 14 2.4 19
146 Rick Bell 1983 1983 14 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
147 Sean Berton 2003 2004 30 1 2 10 0 7 5.0 88
148 Brent Boyd 1980 1980 16 5 1 20 0 20 20.0 20
149 Ronnie Bradford 2002 2002 16 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk From To G AV Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
150 Jasper Brinkley 2010 2010 16 1 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
151 Joey Browner 1985 1985 16 9 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
152 Bobby Bryant 1968 1979 93 57 69 404 0 17 5.9 22 437 0 35 19.9 841
153 John Burrough 1999 1999 10 2 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
154 John Campbell 1963 1963 14 3 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
155 Cris Carter 1996 1996 16 9 1 3 0 3 3.0 1166
156 Jessie Clark 1989 1989 3 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 77
157 Roger Craig 1993 1993 14 2 1 11 0 11 11.0 299
158 Steve Craig 1978 1978 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 31
159 Travis Curtis 1989 1989 16 5 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
160 Ryan D'Imperio 2011 2011 12 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 13
161 Rod Davis 2004 2004 14 1 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
162 Jack Del Rio 1993 1993 16 8 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
163 Greg DeLong 1996 1996 16 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 37
164 Bob Denton 1962 1962 14 3 1 17 0 17 17.0 17
165 Paul Dickson 1970 1970 14 5 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
166 Rhett Ellison 2013 2013 11 1 1 7 0 7 7.0 68
167 Neil Elshire 1982 1982 5 1 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
168 Charles Evans 1993 1994 17 1 2 15 0 11 7.5 108
169 Jerome Felton 2012 2013 29 0 3 38 0 16 12.7 110
170 Rick Fenney 1989 1989 16 6 1 12 0 12 12.0 854
171 Mike Fitzgerald 1966 1967 15 3 1 4 0 4 4.0 14 301 0 30 21.5 305
172 Chuck Foreman 1974 1975 27 37 2 34 0 30 17.0 3158
173 Tom Franckhauser 1962 1963 28 8 1 12 0 12 12.0 4 94 0 26 23.5 106
174 Tony Galbreath 1981 1981 14 2 1 16 0 16 16.0 358
175 Dave Garnett 1994 1994 9 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
176 Ron George 1997 1997 16 1 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
177 John Gerak 1995 1996 30 8 2 32 0 19 16.0 35
178 Charles Gordon 2006 2008 33 3 16 67 0 20 4.2 4 109 0 42 27.3 176
179 Scottie Graham 1993 1993 7 3 1 16 0 16 16.0 550
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk From To G AV Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
180 Everson Griffen 2011 2011 16 1 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
181 Otis Grigsby 2007 2007 4 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
182 Sam Harrell 1982 1987 2 0 3 25 0 17 8.3 53
183 Billy Harris 1969 1969 13 0 1 23 0 23 23.0 49
184 Ray Hayes 1961 1961 13 4 1 0 0 0 0.0 440
185 E.J. Henderson 2003 2005 31 8 2 13 0 13 6.5 13
186 Wally Hilgenberg 1974 1974 13 7 1 -2 0 -2 -2.0 -2
187 Carl Hilton 1987 1987 11 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 29
188 Tim Irwin 1986 1986 16 10 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
189 A.J. Jefferson 2012 2013 25 4 2 41 0 21 20.5 41
190 Spencer Johnson 2004 2004 9 2 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
191 Andrew Jordan 1994 1999 27 3 2 8 0 8 4.0 384
192 Steve Jordan 1990 1990 16 6 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 633
193 Karl Kassulke 1963 1964 28 13 2 31 0 31 15.5 31
194 Mark Kellar 1976 1978 33 0 5 72 0 22 14.4 163
195 Jimmy Kennedy 2009 2010 22 3 2 6 0 6 3.0 6
196 Bill Martin 1968 1968 14 2 1 0 0 0 0.0 101
197 Mardye McDole 1981 1982 11 0 12 196 0 26 16.3 196
198 Audray McMillian 1993 1993 16 8 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
199 Bill McWatters 1964 1964 11 1 1 7 0 7 7.0 66
200 Robert Miller 1975 1980 89 16 21 320 0 27 15.2 2042
201 Marvin Mitchell 2013 2013 16 4 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
202 Randy Moss 1998 2003 64 62 18 162 1 64 9.0 2 33 0 22 16.5 6016
203 Mike Mularkey 1987 1987 9 0 1 16 0 16 16.0 22
204 David Nelson 1984 1984 2 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 3
205 Travis Prentice 2001 2001 14 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 25
206 D'Aundre Reed 2012 2012 6 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
207 Jake Reed 1992 1992 16 1 1 1 0 1 1.0 143
208 Sidney Rice 2009 2009 16 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 1312
209 Nick Rogers 2003 2003 16 2 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk From To G AV Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
210 George Rose 1964 1966 24 13 9 200 0 38 22.2 200
211 Mike Rosenthal 2006 2006 15 2 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
212 Kyle Rudolph 2012 2012 16 5 1 1 0 1 1.0 494
213 Adam Schreiber 1990 1990 16 1 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
214 Visanthe Shiancoe 2007 2007 16 3 1 0 0 0 0.0 323
215 Cedric Smith 1990 1990 15 0 1 16 0 16 16.0 35
216 Dwight Smith 2006 2006 15 7 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
217 Steve Smith 1969 1970 28 7 2 3 0 3 1.5 3
218 Robert Steele 1979 1979 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 10
219 Steve Stonebreaker 1962 1962 14 2 1 12 0 12 12.0 239
220 Scott Studwell 1979 1979 14 3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
221 Milt Sunde 1966 1969 28 16 2 0 0 0 0.0 0
222 Dennis Swilley 1977 1977 14 3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
223 Naufahu Tahi 2008 2009 31 1 3 31 0 20 10.3 140
224 Pete Tatman 1967 1967 5 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
225 Travis Taylor 2005 2005 16 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 607
226 Willie Teal 1984 1984 11 2 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
227 Dontarrious Thomas 2005 2005 14 2 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
228 Orlando Thomas 2000 2000 9 3 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
229 John Turner 1979 1979 16 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
230 Stu Voigt 1971 1979 42 5 3 2 0 2 0.7 406
231 Chris Walsh 1994 2001 72 5 2 13 0 11 6.5 8 77 0 18 9.6 528
232 Lonnie Warwick 1965 1965 14 4 1 10 1 10 10.0 10
233 Joe Webb 2010 2013 21 2 2 39 0 30 19.5 192
234 Sammy White 1976 1981 60 33 5 45 0 31 9.0 19 336 0 36 17.7 3808
235 Moe Williams 1997 2005 78 11 63 1393 1 85 22.1 2446
236 Roy Winston 1966 1966 12 7 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
237 Cory Withrow 2003 2003 8 1 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
238 Shawn Worthen 2001 2001 4 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
239 Jarius Wright 2013 2013 16 4 1 9 0 9 9.0 443
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk From To G AV Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
240 Jeff Wright 1973 1975 17 9 3 22 0 22 7.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 22
241 Ron Yary 1980 1980 14 7 1 3 0 3 3.0 8
242 Albert Young 2010 2010 3 0 1 25 0 25 25.0 65
243 Rickey Young 1978 1983 48 15 5 50 0 15 10.0 1879