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1956 NFL Kick & Punt Returns

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Kick & Punt Returns

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Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1 Al Carmichael GNB 28 12 0 21 165 0 22 7.9 33 927 1 106 28.1 1471
2 Joe Arenas SFO 31 12 0 19 117 1 67 6.2 27 801 1 96 29.7 1144
3 Carl Taseff BAL 28 12 0 27 233 1 90 8.6 9 206 0 34 22.9 441
4 Lee Riley PHI 24 9 0 17 73 0 35 4.3 15 381 0 59 25.4 464
5 Henry Ford PIT 25 12 0 25 145 0 59 5.8 6 135 0 34 22.5 313
6 Don Bingham CHI 27 12 0 13 7 0 7 0.5 17 444 1 100 26.1 494
7 Ken Keller PHI 22 11 0 15 146 0 40 9.7 15 353 0 32 23.5 968
8 Howard Cassady DET 22 12 0 13 83 0 34 6.4 16 382 0 42 23.9 961
9 Hugh McElhenny* SFO 28 12 0 15 38 0 12 2.5 13 300 0 36 23.1 1447
10 Yale Lary*+ DET 26 12 0 22 70 0 38 3.2 4 76 0 29 19.0 156
11 Skeets Quinlan 2TM 28 8 0 14 50 0 19 3.6 12 256 0 50 21.3 418
12 Jimmy Patton NYG 23 12 0 12 17 0 6 1.4 13 283 0 31 21.8 299
13 Tommy Runnels WAS 22 11 0 8 91 0 59 11.4 17 375 0 37 22.1 856
14 Ron Waller RAM 23 9 0 14 65 0 15 4.6 11 276 0 40 25.1 960
15 Jack Losch GNB 22 12 0 8 74 0 58 9.3 15 390 0 51 26.0 592
16 Frank Bernardi CRD 23 12 0 18 217 1 95 12.1 4 101 0 30 25.3 378
17 Emlen Tunnell*+ NYG 32 12 0 22 120 0 14 5.5 120
18 Gene Filipski NYG 25 12 0 1 25 0 25 25.0 19 390 0 30 20.5 537
19 Lowell Perry PIT 25 6 0 11 127 0 46 11.5 9 219 0 38 24.3 717
20 Joe Scudero WAS 26 11 0 10 50 0 12 5.0 9 157 0 33 17.4 210
21 Ollie Matson*+ CRD 26 12 0 5 39 0 16 7.8 13 362 1 105 27.8 1524
22 Lenny Moore* BAL 23 12 0 8 38 0 15 4.8 10 129 0 21 12.9 918
23 Don Paul* CLE 30 12 0 17 103 0 17 6.1 103
24 Tommy Wilson RAM 24 12 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 15 477 1 103 31.8 1033
25 Preston Carpenter CLE 22 12 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 15 381 0 42 25.4 1279
26 Billy Vessels BAL 25 12 0 16 379 0 42 23.7 771
27 Dick James WAS 22 10 0 6 84 0 24 14.0 9 181 0 27 20.1 672
28 Fred Bruney 2TM 25 10 0 5 20 0 13 4.0 9 235 0 51 26.1 255
29 Jesse Whittenton RAM 22 12 12 10 21 0 10 2.1 4 85 0 27 21.3 106
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
30 Ken Konz CLE 28 12 0 13 187 1 65 14.4 187
31 Jack Christiansen*+ DET 28 12 0 6 73 1 66 12.2 6 116 0 22 19.3 189
32 Hal Giancanelli PHI 27 7 0 4 22 0 18 5.5 8 187 0 31 23.4 461
33 Will Sherman RAM 29 12 0 12 100 1 76 8.3 100
34 Perry Jeter CHI 25 7 0 6 66 1 51 11.0 5 105 0 26 21.0 539
35 Lynn Chandnois PIT 31 5 0 8 291 0 91 36.4 480
36 L.G. Dupre BAL 24 11 0 7 148 0 35 21.1 546
37 Billy Kinard CLE 23 7 0 7 196 0 56 28.0 223
38 Dave Mann CRD 24 12 0 7 131 0 27 18.7 417
39 Ray Gene Smith CHI 28 12 0 6 65 0 22 10.8 1 16 0 16 16.0 81
40 Woodley Lewis CRD 31 12 0 5 22 0 7 4.4 1 22 0 22 22.0 44
41 Howie Ferguson GNB 26 11 0 5 83 0 34 16.6 664
42 Dick Nyers BAL 22 5 0 2 16 0 16 8.0 3 69 0 35 23.0 85
43 Bert Rechichar* BAL 26 10 0 5 10 0 7 2.0 9
44 Sid Watson PIT 24 12 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 4 110 0 35 27.5 548
45 Bob Boyd RAM 28 12 0 4 62 0 23 15.5 641
46 Harland Carl CHI 25 9 0 4 102 0 45 25.5 199
47 J.C. Caroline* CHI 23 12 0 2 29 0 16 14.5 2 32 0 18 16.0 202
48 Leo Elter* WAS 27 12 0 4 87 0 29 21.8 730
49 Bill Forester GNB 24 12 0 4 36 0 17 9.0 36
50 McNeil Moore CHI 23 11 0 3 28 0 25 9.3 1 19 0 19 19.0 47
51 Brad Myers RAM 27 5 0 1 26 0 26 26.0 3 57 0 21 19.0 116
52 Alex Burl CRD 25 8 0 3 59 0 26 19.7 85
53 Rick Casares*+ CHI 25 12 0 3 95 0 49 31.7 1424
54 Art Davis PIT 22 9 0 3 5 0 5 1.7 20
55 Dicky Moegle SFO 22 12 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 2 39 0 22 19.5 141
56 Johnny Olszewski CRD 26 11 0 3 25 0 20 8.3 805
57 Bill Stits DET 25 12 0 3 48 0 19 16.0 100
58 Billy Wells WAS 25 7 0 2 36 0 22 18.0 1 12 0 12 12.0 319
59 Dick Young BAL 26 12 0 3 40 0 18 13.3 47
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
60 Alan Ameche* BAL 23 12 0 2 38 0 25 19.0 1085
61 Dale Atkeson WAS 26 5 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 1 25 0 25 25.0 228
62 Jug Girard DET 29 10 0 2 7 0 5 3.5 107
63 Johnny Hermann 2TM 23 10 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 17 0 17 17.0 17
64 Night Train Lane*+ CRD 27 12 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 75
65 George Maderos SFO 23 12 0 2 21 0 12 10.5 21
66 Bill McColl CHI 26 12 0 2 4 0 4 2.0 326
67 Bob Pellegrini PHI 22 12 0 2 47 0 26 23.5 47
68 Chuck Weber 2TM 26 9 0 2 3 0 3 1.5 3
69 Norm Willey PHI 29 9 0 2 32 0 20 16.0 32
70 Charlie Ane* DET 25 12 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
71 Doug Atkins CHI 26 6 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
72 Sam Baker* WAS 27 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 152
73 Bibbles Bawel PHI 26 12 0 1 25 0 25 25.0 25
74 Chuck Bednarik* PHI 31 12 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 17
75 Nate Borden GNB 24 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
76 Bill Bowman DET 25 6 0 1 24 0 24 24.0 142
77 Paul Carr SFO 25 12 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
78 Joe Childress CRD 23 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 285
79 Lindon Crow* CRD 23 12 0 1 21 0 21 21.0 21
80 Paul Goad SFO 22 4 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
81 John Gonzaga SFO 23 9 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
82 Hank Gremminger GNB 23 12 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
83 Bill Herchman SFO 23 12 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
84 Ed Hughes NYG 29 12 0 1 27 0 27 27.0 27
85 John Henry Johnson SFO 27 12 0 1 23 0 23 23.0 414
86 J.D. Kimmel WAS 27 12 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
87 Gary Lowe WAS 22 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
88 Ray Mathews PIT 27 12 0 1 26 0 26 26.0 555
89 Marv Matuszak PIT 25 9 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
90 Tom McCormick SFO 26 6 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 22
91 Fred Morrison CLE 30 12 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 386
92 Jerry Norton PHI 25 6 0 1 31 0 31 31.0 31
93 Ken Panfil RAM 26 6 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
94 Bill Pellington BAL 29 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
95 Duane Putnam* RAM 28 12 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
96 John Reger PIT 25 12 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
97 Jerry Reichow DET 22 8 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 73
98 Breezy Reid GNB 29 7 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 55
99 Les Richter*+ RAM 26 12 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
100 Jim Salsbury DET 24 11 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
101 Alex Sandusky BAL 24 11 11 1 24 0 24 24.0 24
102 Leo Sanford* CRD 27 12 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
103 Tony Sardisco 2TM 24 10 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
104 Don Shula BAL 26 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
105 Bob Smith 2TM 23 6 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 32
106 Charlie Smith SFO 23 12 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 27
107 Art Spinney BAL 29 11 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
108 Ralph Thomas WAS 29 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
109 Charlie Toogood RAM 29 7 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
110 Mel Triplett NYG 25 12 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 565
111 Frank Varrichione PIT 24 12 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 6
112 Stan Wallace CHI 25 6 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13