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Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1 Willie Belton ATL 23 14 0 30 163 0 32 5.4 28 706 0 58 25.2 1128
2 Alvin Wyatt BUF 24 14 14 23 188 1 61 8.2 30 762 0 39 25.4 950
3 Ron Smith CHI 28 14 14 26 194 0 43 7.5 26 671 0 41 25.8 865
4 Speedy Duncan* WAS 29 14 0 22 233 0 33 10.6 27 724 0 48 26.8 957
5 Linzy Cole HOU 23 14 1 14 107 0 31 7.6 32 834 0 45 26.1 941
6 Dave Hampton GNB 24 13 1 46 1314 1 90 28.6 1658
7 Cliff Harris DAL 23 14 11 17 129 0 35 7.6 29 823 0 77 28.4 952
8 Jerry LeVias SDG 25 14 4 22 145 0 19 6.6 24 559 0 71 23.3 1042
9 Chris Farasopoulos NYJ 22 14 2 19 155 0 19 8.2 25 545 0 30 21.8 700
10 Charlie West MIN 25 14 14 18 94 0 16 5.2 24 556 0 36 23.2 650
11 Jon Staggers PIT 23 14 0 31 262 1 67 8.5 10 261 0 47 26.1 631
12 Cecil Turner CHI 27 14 0 9 63 0 21 7.0 31 639 0 40 20.6 715
13 Rocky Thompson NYG 24 14 1 36 947 1 93 26.3 1209
14 Bruce Taylor* SFO 23 14 14 34 235 0 38 6.9 235
15 Bill Thompson DEN 25 14 14 29 274 0 28 9.4 5 105 0 30 21.0 379
16 Alvin Haymond RAM 29 10 0 24 123 0 28 5.1 9 207 0 34 23.0 330
17 Jake Scott* MIA 26 14 14 33 318 0 31 9.6 318
18 Vic Washington* SFO 25 14 13 33 858 0 74 26.0 1986
19 Carl Garrett NWE 24 14 14 8 124 0 50 15.5 24 538 0 37 22.4 1711
20 Leroy Kelly* CLE 29 14 14 30 292 0 74 9.7 1 11 0 11 11.0 1420
21 Mel Gray STL 23 14 5 30 740 0 65 24.7 1330
22 Tim Beamer BUF 23 12 2 7 22 0 10 3.1 20 394 0 44 19.7 416
23 Clarence Davis OAK 22 14 0 27 734 0 44 27.2 1152
24 Ike Hill BUF 24 14 0 14 133 1 68 9.5 12 280 0 36 23.3 468
25 Travis Williams RAM 25 14 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 25 743 1 105 29.7 918
26 Al Dodd NOR 26 10 9 13 88 0 14 6.8 12 252 0 28 21.0 645
27 Lemar Parrish* CIN 24 14 14 12 93 0 47 7.8 13 296 0 30 22.8 389
28 Lem Barney DET 26 9 7 14 122 0 38 8.7 9 222 0 48 24.7 344
29 Bobby Duhon NYG 25 13 11 12 77 0 15 6.4 11 200 0 24 18.2 887
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
30 Ken Ellis GNB 24 14 13 22 107 0 30 4.9 1 22 0 22 22.0 129
31 Chris Fletcher SDG 23 14 4 12 68 0 18 5.7 11 217 0 25 19.7 285
32 Ted Vactor WAS 27 14 0 23 194 0 30 8.4 194
33 Don Highsmith OAK 23 14 3 1 0 0 0 0.0 21 454 0 34 21.6 870
34 Rick Volk*+ BAL 26 14 14 22 118 0 18 5.4 118
35 George Atkinson OAK 24 14 14 20 159 0 34 8.0 159
36 Hubie Bryant NWE 25 11 2 10 24 0 16 2.4 10 252 0 45 25.2 489
37 Ron Gardin 2TM 27 9 0 6 89 0 65 14.8 14 321 0 34 22.9 410
38 Virgil Robinson NOR 24 11 2 19 443 0 51 23.3 592
39 Vern Studdard NYJ 23 8 0 4 3 0 3 0.8 15 329 0 37 21.9 332
40 Billy Walik PHI 24 8 0 5 48 0 50 9.6 14 369 0 52 26.4 417
41 Bill Bradley*+ PHI 24 14 14 18 118 0 33 6.6 118
42 Paul Robinson CIN 27 14 8 18 335 0 37 18.6 595
43 Ed Podolak KAN 24 13 11 14 84 0 23 6.0 3 65 0 25 21.7 1109
44 Ken Houston* HOU 27 14 14 16 91 0 15 5.7 91
45 Ron Jessie DET 23 14 2 16 470 2 102 29.4 557
46 Larry Willingham STL 23 9 3 10 84 0 19 8.4 6 125 0 56 20.8 209
47 Ken Brown CLE 26 10 0 15 330 0 35 22.0 377
48 Mercury Morris* MIA 24 14 3 15 423 1 94 28.2 754
49 Kerry Reardon KAN 22 6 0 3 5 0 4 1.7 12 308 0 41 25.7 313
50 Charlie Pittman BAL 23 10 0 14 330 0 37 23.6 333
51 Cannonball Butler ATL 28 13 13 13 372 0 82 28.6 1109
52 Reynaud Moore NOR 22 14 6 2 12 0 9 6.0 11 246 0 31 22.4 258
53 Al Nelson PHI 28 14 14 13 358 0 51 27.5 358
54 Jim Brumfield PIT 24 14 0 12 271 0 35 22.6 271
55 Robert Holmes 2TM 26 14 8 12 300 0 41 25.0 777
56 Clint Jones MIN 26 14 10 12 329 0 47 27.4 1102
57 Norm Thompson STL 26 14 5 5 27 0 11 5.4 7 182 0 45 26.0 209
58 Jim Thrower PHI 24 14 0 12 299 0 45 24.9 299
59 Charlie Greer DEN 25 13 13 11 46 0 14 4.2 46
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
60 Glen Edwards PIT 24 8 6 1 0 0 0 0.0 9 198 0 28 22.0 198
61 Hubert Ginn MIA 24 14 0 10 252 0 35 25.2 349
62 Bob Gladieux NWE 24 14 0 4 0 0 0 0.0 6 85 0 20 14.2 320
63 Bob Grim* MIN 26 14 14 7 44 0 36 6.3 3 52 0 38 17.3 914
64 Dennis Homan KAN 25 8 0 10 61 0 18 6.1 108
65 Zeke Moore HOU 28 13 13 10 214 0 28 21.4 214
66 Joe Profit ATL 22 4 0 10 247 0 35 24.7 257
67 Charlie Waters DAL 23 14 4 9 109 0 42 12.1 1 18 0 18 18.0 127
68 Lenny Dunlap BAL 22 4 0 8 112 0 57 14.0 1 28 0 28 28.0 140
69 George Hoey STL 25 6 0 9 251 1 103 27.9 251
70 Dave Jones CLE 24 14 0 9 63 0 20 7.0 129
71 Warren McVea KAN 25 12 3 9 177 0 37 19.7 462
72 Reece Morrison CLE 26 8 0 9 267 0 52 29.7 265
73 Frank Pitts CLE 28 13 6 9 238 0 35 26.4 725
74 Lance Rentzel RAM 28 14 14 9 40 0 24 4.4 687
75 Mike Sensibaugh KAN 22 7 0 5 -2 0 3 -0.4 4 71 0 25 17.8 69
76 Jim Strong NOR 25 14 7 9 134 0 20 14.9 616
77 Roger Wehrli* STL 24 13 13 9 84 0 34 9.3 84
78 Bobby Anderson DEN 24 13 13 8 187 0 33 23.4 1073
79 Dick Anderson MIA 25 14 14 8 114 0 47 14.3 114
80 Ken Burrough HOU 23 13 0 8 157 0 30 19.6 527
81 Al Clark DET 23 9 7 8 216 0 55 27.0 216
82 Tom Curtis BAL 24 14 0 7 15 0 10 2.1 1 0 0 0 0.0 15
83 Richmond Flowers 2TM 24 13 1 8 156 0 28 19.5 156
84 Don McCauley BAL 22 13 0 8 194 0 29 24.3 446
85 Bryant Salter SDG 21 14 8 8 172 0 29 21.5 172
86 Phil Wise NYJ 22 14 8 8 210 0 41 26.3 210
87 Mike Adamle KAN 22 8 0 7 149 0 34 21.3 198
88 Stan Brown CLE 22 6 0 7 157 0 32 22.4 157
89 Dave Davis GNB 23 14 3 6 36 0 19 6.0 1 22 0 22 22.0 117
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
90 Gene Howard RAM 25 14 14 7 164 0 34 23.4 164
91 Floyd Little* DEN 29 14 13 7 199 0 48 28.4 1587
92 Preston Pearson PIT 26 14 14 7 205 0 77 29.3 1056
93 Elijah Pitts GNB 33 6 0 5 13 0 5 2.6 2 41 0 22 20.5 54
94 Ike Thomas DAL 24 7 1 7 295 2 101 42.1 295
95 Doug Cunningham SFO 26 14 1 6 121 0 27 20.2 407
96 Sandy Durko CIN 23 14 12 6 14 0 7 2.3 21
97 Jon Jaqua WAS 23 14 1 6 78 0 19 13.0 78
98 Tommy Maxwell OAK 24 13 0 6 21 0 10 3.5 21
99 Larry Walton DET 24 14 14 6 38 0 25 6.3 522
100 Warren Bankston PIT 24 14 2 5 76 0 23 15.2 498
101 Jim Braxton BUF 22 13 0 5 90 0 28 18.0 315
102 Ken Criter DEN 24 11 0 5 81 0 28 16.2 81
103 Paul Gipson DET 25 5 0 5 105 0 27 21.0 138
104 Joe Green NYG 23 14 2 5 106 0 41 21.2 106
105 Rickie Harris NWE 28 14 10 5 19 0 9 3.8 19
106 Essex Johnson CIN 25 14 0 3 28 0 14 9.3 2 40 0 21 20.0 848
107 Larry Krause GNB 23 9 0 5 101 0 29 20.2 95
108 John Mallory ATL 25 14 11 5 3 0 2 0.6 30
109 Harold McLinton WAS 24 14 0 5 46 0 13 9.2 46
110 George Nock NYJ 25 14 0 5 71 0 35 14.2 252
111 Dickie Post 2TM 26 13 3 5 116 0 37 23.2 314
112 Johnny Roland STL 28 13 5 3 10 0 8 3.3 2 24 0 17 12.0 420
113 Clem Turner DEN 26 14 0 5 100 0 41 20.0 208
114 Margene Adkins DAL 24 3 0 4 5 0 10 1.3 58
115 Mike Bass WAS 26 14 14 4 61 0 26 15.3 61
116 Mel Blount PIT 23 14 10 4 76 0 35 19.0 76
117 Sonny Campbell ATL 23 14 1 4 95 0 33 23.8 214
118 Wendell Hayes KAN 31 14 14 4 75 0 34 18.8 762
119 Charlie Leigh MIA 26 14 0 4 99 0 31 24.8 114
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
120 Spider Lockhart NYG 28 13 13 4 24 0 15 6.0 24
121 Randy Montgomery DEN 24 3 0 4 80 0 34 20.0 80
122 O.J. Simpson BUF 24 14 14 4 107 0 43 26.8 1011
123 Speedy Thomas CIN 24 12 8 4 10 0 7 2.5 336
124 Claxton Welch DAL 24 14 0 4 105 0 39 26.3 155
125 Bobby Williams DET 29 14 1 4 112 0 40 28.0 112
126 Roger Williams RAM 26 4 0 4 100 0 57 25.0 100
127 Fred Willis CIN 24 14 6 4 81 0 32 20.3 894
128 Bob Windsor SFO 29 13 0 4 66 0 25 16.5 119
129 Willie Wood GNB 35 14 14 4 21 0 9 5.3 21
130 Pete Athas NYG 25 13 5 3 21 0 10 7.0 24
131 Bobby Bryant MIN 27 13 6 2 26 0 17 13.0 1 23 0 23 23.0 49
132 Pat Curran RAM 26 14 0 3 35 0 26 11.7 37
133 Mike Ditka DAL 32 14 4 3 30 0 29 10.0 392
134 Jim Duncan BAL 25 11 10 3 102 0 54 34.0 102
135 Johnny Fuller SFO 25 14 5 3 31 0 13 10.3 31
136 Mike Garrett SDG 27 13 11 3 2 0 4 0.7 876
137 Bob Gresham NOR 23 13 4 3 60 0 26 20.0 646
138 Marv Hubbard* OAK 25 14 11 3 46 0 17 15.3 1080
139 Rex Kern BAL 22 14 4 3 19 0 7 6.3 19
140 Bob Matheson MIA 27 14 1 3 32 0 16 10.7 32
141 Floyd Rice HOU 22 14 5 2 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
142 Bill Triplett DET 31 14 0 3 70 0 38 23.3 74
143 Jay Bachman DEN 26 14 0 2 20 0 13 10.0 20
144 Leon Burns SDG 29 14 4 2 19 0 15 9.5 264
145 Dick Butkus* CHI 29 14 14 2 15 0 12 7.5 15
146 Sonny Davis PHI 23 14 6 2 44 0 25 22.0 253
147 Joe Dawkins 2TM 23 14 5 2 34 0 18 17.0 222
148 Cid Edwards STL 28 12 6 2 41 0 21 20.5 479
149 Richard Harris PHI 23 14 10 2 28 0 21 14.0 28
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
150 Bob Hayes DAL 29 14 13 1 5 0 5 5.0 1 14 0 14 14.0 877
151 Harold Jackson PHI 25 14 12 2 48 0 28 24.0 805
152 Ernie Kellermann CLE 28 14 2 1 4 0 4 4.0 1 5 0 5 5.0 9
153 Howard Kindig BUF 30 14 0 2 16 0 8 8.0 16
154 Ted Kwalick* SFO 24 14 14 2 9 0 5 4.5 735
155 Ron Lamb CIN 28 12 0 2 42 0 25 21.0 55
156 Odell Lawson NWE 23 2 1 2 47 0 25 23.5 55
157 Jerry Logan* BAL 30 14 14 1 12 0 12 12.0 1 16 0 16 16.0 28
158 Jack Maitland NWE 23 14 0 2 40 0 21 20.0 71
159 Ed Mooney DET 26 14 0 2 8 0 8 4.0 8
160 Ray Parson DET 24 14 0 2 26 0 15 13.0 26
161 Gary Pettigrew PHI 27 13 6 2 37 0 21 18.5 37
162 Jess Phillips CIN 24 14 10 2 49 0 31 24.5 594
163 Reggie Rucker 3TM 24 11 0 2 45 0 21 22.5 111
164 Rod Sherman OAK 27 12 6 2 2 0 2 1.0 189
165 Duane Thomas DAL 24 11 10 2 64 0 15 32.0 1010
166 Tom Vaughn DET 28 9 9 2 30 0 19 15.0 30
167 Mike Wagner PIT 22 12 12 2 2 0 2 1.0 2
168 Perry Williams GNB 25 14 0 2 41 0 21 20.5 45
169 Jack Youngblood RAM 21 14 4 2 36 0 22 18.0 36
170 Danny Abramowicz NOR 26 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 657
171 Dick Absher NOR 27 14 1 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
172 Kermit Alexander RAM 30 14 14 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
173 Pete Banaszak OAK 27 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 691
174 Ed Beard SFO 32 14 0 1 21 0 21 21.0 21
175 Eddie Bell NYJ 25 14 0 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 107
176 Ceasar Belser KAN 27 14 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
177 Bruce Bergey 2TM 25 7 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
178 Rocky Bleier PIT 25 6 0 1 21 0 21 21.0 21
179 Ray Brown ATL 22 10 9 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
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Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
180 Don Burchfield NOR 22 14 1 1 5 0 5 5.0 41
181 Jim Carter GNB 23 13 13 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
182 Jim Clack PIT 24 14 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
183 Bo Cornell CLE 22 14 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 49
184 Craig Cotton DET 24 14 2 1 4 0 4 4.0 92
185 Paul Dickson STL 34 5 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
186 Doug Dieken CLE 22 14 5 1 16 0 16 16.0 16
187 Dan Dierdorf STL 22 12 6 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
188 John Douglas NYG 26 14 14 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
189 Doug Dressler CIN 23 14 4 1 20 0 20 20.0 369
190 Fred Dryer NYG 25 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
191 Dick Enderle ATL 24 14 4 1 20 0 20 20.0 20
192 Fred Forsberg DEN 27 14 14 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
193 John Fuqua PIT 25 12 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 1052
194 John Gilliam STL 26 14 14 1 21 0 21 21.0 874
195 Chip Glass CLE 24 14 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 5
196 Cornell Green* DAL 31 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
197 Halvor Hagen NWE 24 14 14 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
198 Steve Harkey NYJ 22 14 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 92
199 Ben Hawkins PHI 27 14 12 1 6 0 6 6.0 664
200 W.K. Hicks NYJ 29 13 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
201 Jim Houston CLE 34 14 11 1 21 0 21 21.0 21
202 Tom Janik NWE 31 14 2 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
203 Charlie Joiner HOU 24 14 13 1 25 0 25 25.0 706
204 Greg Jones BUF 23 14 1 1 24 0 24 24.0 190
205 Les Josephson RAM 29 14 9 1 0 0 0 0.0 679
206 Mike Kelly CIN 23 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 9
207 Kent Kramer PHI 27 10 4 1 0 0 0 0.0 65
208 Mike LaHood RAM 27 9 0 1 25 0 25 25.0 25
209 D.D. Lewis DAL 26 14 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
210 Garry Lyle CHI 26 14 3 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
211 Irvin Mallory NWE 22 2 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
212 John Matlock ATL 27 12 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
213 Tom Matte BAL 32 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 846
214 Tom McCauley ATL 24 4 4 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
215 Cliff McClain NYJ 24 11 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 119
216 Leroy Mitchell DEN 27 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
217 Tom Mitchell BAL 27 14 9 1 0 0 0 0.0 411
218 Tom Nowatzke BAL 29 14 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 2
219 Al Randolph GNB 27 14 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
220 Wayne Rasmussen DET 29 14 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
221 Mike Richardson HOU 25 7 0 1 26 0 26 26.0 76
222 Preston Riley SFO 24 14 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 41
223 Mel Rogers SDG 24 13 4 1 20 0 20 20.0 20
224 Rich Saul RAM 23 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
225 Paul Seiler OAK 26 8 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
226 John Small ATL 25 14 12 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
227 Charlie Smith OAK 25 8 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 71
228 Larry Stallings STL 30 14 14 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
229 Larry Stegent STL 24 7 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 12
230 Charlie Stukes BAL 28 14 14 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
231 Walt Sweeney* SDG 30 14 14 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
232 Bob Thomas RAM 23 6 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
233 Lee Thomas SDG 25 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
234 Dave Thompson DET 22 14 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
235 Rusty Tillman WAS 25 9 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
236 Skip Vanderbundt SFO 25 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
237 Stu Voigt MIN 23 12 9 1 0 0 0 0.0 214
238 Harmon Wages ATL 25 14 1 1 21 0 21 21.0 536
239 Ward Walsh HOU 23 13 1 1 24 0 24 24.0 189
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
240 Wayne Walton NYG 23 14 2 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
241 Don Webb NWE 32 12 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
242 Doug Wilkerson SDG 24 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
243 Joe Williams DAL 24 12 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 138
244 Steve Zabel PHI 23 14 13 1 0 0 0 0.0 -1