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1959 NFL Kick & Punt Returns

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Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1 Tommy McDonald* PHI 25 KR/PR/RH 12 0 21 115 1 81 5.5 24 444 0 36 18.5 1395
2 Dick James WAS 25 KR/PR/RH 12 0 21 95 0 26 4.5 23 503 0 38 21.9 1174
3 Billy Stacy CRD 23 PR/RS 12 0 29 281 2 74 9.7 12 280 0 34 23.3 561
4 Bill Butler GNB 22 KR/PR 11 0 18 163 1 61 9.1 21 472 0 34 22.5 682
5 Johnny Sample BAL 23 KR/PR/rs 12 5 22 129 0 25 5.9 17 457 0 50 26.9 586
6 Bobby Joe Conrad CRD 24 K/KR/LH 12 0 16 133 1 69 8.3 18 388 0 33 21.6 991
7 Jon Arnett* RAM 24 LH/PR 12 0 17 184 1 71 10.8 14 320 0 42 22.9 1294
8 Johnny Morris CHI 24 KR/LH/PR 12 0 14 171 1 78 12.2 17 438 0 58 25.8 1118
9 Ollie Matson RAM 29 FB/KR 12 0 14 61 0 20 4.4 16 367 0 48 22.9 1421
10 Joe Morrison NYG 22 KR/PR 12 0 15 51 0 12 3.4 15 345 0 29 23.0 744
11 Art Powell PHI 22 RS 12 0 15 124 1 58 8.3 14 379 0 95 27.1 503
12 Bobby Mitchell CLE 24 KR/LH/PR 12 0 17 177 1 78 10.4 11 236 0 31 21.5 1507
13 Abe Woodson*+ SFO 25 RDH 12 0 15 143 0 65 9.5 13 382 1 105 29.4 525
14 Terry Barr DET 24 RDH 11 0 16 102 0 24 6.4 9 224 0 33 24.9 563
15 Lenny Lyles SFO 23 KR 12 0 25 565 0 46 22.6 626
16 Dick Haley WAS 22 db 12 8 7 15 0 7 2.1 17 346 0 31 20.4 426
17 Don Sutherin 2TM 23 8 0 12 68 0 28 5.7 11 225 0 34 20.5 293
18 Don Sutherin PIT 23 KR/PR 6 0 12 68 0 28 5.7 11 225 0 34 20.5 293
19 Eddie Dove SFO 22 PR/RS 12 0 22 126 0 62 5.7 126
20 George Scott NYG 22 7 0 12 17 0 13 1.4 10 253 0 33 25.3 292
21 Yale Lary* DET 29 LS/P/PR 10 0 21 43 0 12 2.0 61
22 Ken Webb DET 24 KR 12 0 16 352 0 45 22.0 775
23 Richie Petitbon CHI 21 LDH 12 0 11 72 0 17 6.5 4 68 0 28 17.0 140
24 John Symank GNB 24 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 14 338 0 39 24.1 338
25 Carl Taseff BAL 31 LDH 12 0 15 104 0 25 6.9 104
26 Lew Carpenter GNB 27 12 0 13 150 0 51 11.5 1 24 0 24 24.0 543
27 Lindon Crow* NYG 26 LDH 12 0 11 66 0 22 6.0 66
28 Dean Derby* PIT 24 LDH 12 0 9 16 0 10 1.8 2 32 0 22 16.0 48
29 Willie Galimore CHI 24 12 0 11 229 0 33 20.8 553
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
30 Tom Tracy PIT 25 RH 12 0 4 5 0 5 1.3 7 145 0 27 20.7 1217
31 Leroy Bolden CLE 27 12 0 9 170 0 38 18.9 181
32 Howard Cassady DET 25 LH 12 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 8 163 0 34 20.4 696
33 Ken Hall CRD 24 12 0 3 91 1 84 30.3 6 99 0 32 16.5 331
34 Ken Konz CLE 31 12 0 9 34 0 11 3.8 34
35 Mike Sommer 2TM 25 9 0 9 185 0 25 20.6 527
36 Jimmy Patton*+ NYG 26 RS 11 0 8 23 0 14 2.9 23
37 Mike Sommer BAL 25 8 0 8 166 0 25 20.8 504
38 Tommy Wilson RAM 27 12 0 7 243 0 85 34.7 536
39 Jack Call PIT 24 4 0 6 146 0 33 24.3 155
40 Ron Hall PIT 22 LS 2 0 5 23 0 7 4.6 1 22 0 22 22.0 45
41 Gary Lowe DET 25 RS 12 0 6 8 0 8 1.3 8
42 Jerry Norton* CRD 28 P/RDH 12 0 3 4 0 4 1.3 3 70 0 25 23.3 115
43 Billy Pricer BAL 25 12 0 6 66 0 25 11.0 197
44 Clendon Thomas RAM 24 10 0 3 6 0 6 2.0 3 95 0 48 31.7 107
45 John David Crow* CRD 24 FB 12 0 5 185 0 72 37.0 1179
46 Nick Pietrosante DET 22 FB 10 0 5 98 0 24 19.6 685
47 Jim Podoley WAS 26 11 0 5 126 0 28 25.2 491
48 Don Bishop 2TM 25 3 0 4 10 0 9 2.5 10
49 Don Bishop PIT 25 2 0 4 10 0 9 2.5 10
50 Jim Brown*+ CLE 23 FB 12 12 4 88 0 29 22.0 1607
51 Phil King NYG 23 12 0 4 84 0 31 21.0 414
52 Ed Modzelewski CLE 30 12 0 4 37 0 19 9.3 73
53 Bill Stits 2TM 28 10 0 4 7 0 7 1.8 7
54 Bill Stits NYG 28 5 0 4 7 0 7 1.8 7
55 Don McIlhenny GNB 25 RH 12 0 3 50 0 24 16.7 376
56 Dave Middleton DET 26 LE 12 0 3 30 0 21 10.0 432
57 Perry Richards CRD 25 4 0 3 22 0 11 7.3 111
58 Jim Steffen DET 23 8 0 3 0 0 0 0.0 0
59 Tom Barnett PIT 22 12 0 2 24 0 14 12.0 314
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
60 Joe Francis GNB 23 12 0 2 52 0 28 26.0 57
61 Matt Hazeltine SFO 26 RLB 12 0 2 26 0 26 13.0 26
62 Hal Lewis BAL 24 12 0 2 31 0 23 15.5 87
63 Bobby Luna PIT 26 P 12 0 2 13 0 8 6.5 16
64 Ray Mathews PIT 30 LH 12 0 2 17 0 15 8.5 203
65 Ray Nitschke GNB 23 MLB 12 0 2 13 0 10 6.5 13
66 Sonny Randle CRD 23 8 0 2 33 0 17 16.5 235
67 Bert Rechichar BAL 29 10 0 2 39 0 27 19.5 39
68 Roy Wilkins RAM 26 RLB 12 0 2 29 0 17 14.5 29
69 Jerry Wilson PHI 23 RDE 12 0 2 4 0 4 2.0 4
70 Rosey Brown*+ NYG 27 LT 12 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
71 Don Burroughs RAM 28 10 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
72 Bobby Cross CRD 28 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
73 Milt Davis BAL 30 RDH 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
74 Jerry DeLucca PHI 23 LT 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
75 Paul Dickson RAM 22 10 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
76 Gary Glick 2TM 29 11 9 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
77 Gary Glick WAS 29 RS 9 9 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
78 Art Gob WAS 22 RDE 11 6 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
79 Ken Gray CRD 23 RG 12 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
80 Mal Hammack CRD 26 12 0 0 17 1 17 1 0 0 0 0.0 323
81 Alex Hawkins BAL 22 LH 11 0 1 21 0 21 21.0 65
82 Rudy Hayes PIT 24 12 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
83 Bill Herchman SFO 26 12 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
84 Jimmy Hill CRD 31 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
85 Dan Lewis DET 23 RH 11 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 283
86 Ken MacAfee 2TM 30 11 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 99
87 Ken MacAfee WAS 30 7 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 51
88 Jim Martin DET 35 K/RLB 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
89 Eddie Meador RAM 22 RDH 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
90 John Nocera PHI 25 12 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
91 Chuck Noll CLE 27 12 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 20
92 Johnny Olszewski WAS 29 10 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 494
93 Ken Panfil* CRD 29 RT 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
94 Jack Patera CRD 26 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
95 Sherman Plunkett BAL 26 12 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
96 Mike Rabold DET 22 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
97 Will Renfro WAS 27 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
98 Bill Roehnelt CHI 23 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
99 Ken Russell DET 24 4 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
100 Ben Scotti WAS 22 LDH 11 8 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
101 Don Shinnick BAL 24 RLB 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
102 Mike Sommer WAS 25 1 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 23
103 Leo Sugar CRD 30 LDE 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
104 Pat Summerall NYG 29 K 12 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 35
105 John Tracey CRD 26 RE 8 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 272
106 Emlen Tunnell* GNB 35 LS 12 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
107 Vic Zucco CHI 24 2 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0