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Kick & Punt Returns

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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 Mack Herron NWE 25 14 1 27 282 0 54 10.4 41 1092 1 92 26.6 1839
2 Ike Hill CHI 26 14 1 36 204 1 72 5.7 27 637 1 95 23.6 946
3 Ron Smith SDG 30 14 9 27 352 2 84 13.0 36 947 0 70 26.3 1299
4 Herb Mul-Key* WAS 24 14 0 11 103 0 27 9.4 36 1011 1 97 28.1 1134
5 Larry Marshall KAN 23 10 0 29 180 0 31 6.2 14 391 0 38 27.9 571
6 Howard Stevens NOR 23 14 0 17 171 0 37 10.1 26 590 0 48 22.7 983
7 Alvin Haymond HOU 31 6 0 14 101 0 44 7.2 28 703 0 47 25.1 804
8 George Atkinson OAK 26 14 13 41 336 1 63 8.2 336
9 Ray Brown ATL 24 14 14 40 360 0 57 9.0 360
10 Bruce Laird BAL 23 12 6 15 72 0 13 4.8 24 547 0 51 22.8 619
11 Ralph McGill SFO 23 14 4 22 186 0 54 8.5 17 374 0 43 22.0 560
12 Glen Edwards PIT 26 14 14 34 336 0 44 9.9 1 10 0 10 10.0 346
13 Speedy Duncan WAS 31 14 0 28 228 0 18 8.1 4 65 0 38 16.3 293
14 Lemar Parrish CIN 26 14 14 25 200 0 47 8.0 7 143 0 29 20.4 343
15 Greg Pruitt* CLE 22 13 0 16 180 0 46 11.3 16 453 0 54 28.3 1112
16 Margene Adkins NYJ 26 13 5 31 615 0 38 19.8 724
17 Bill Thompson DEN 27 14 14 30 366 0 53 12.2 1 25 0 25 25.0 391
18 Lem Barney* DET 28 14 14 27 231 0 42 8.6 1 28 0 28 28.0 268
19 Jim Bertelsen* RAM 23 14 14 26 259 0 34 10.0 1 15 0 15 15.0 1395
20 Bob Gresham HOU 25 13 10 27 723 1 103 26.8 1367
21 Willie McGee SDG 23 11 0 6 56 0 28 9.3 20 423 0 50 21.2 546
22 Bobby Bryant MIN 29 14 14 25 140 0 16 5.6 140
23 Donnie Walker BUF 23 11 1 25 210 0 23 8.4 210
24 Dave Elmendorf RAM 24 14 14 22 187 0 30 8.5 2 23 0 23 11.5 210
25 Golden Richards DAL 23 12 0 21 139 0 46 6.6 3 44 0 20 14.7 276
26 Jake Scott*+ MIA 28 14 14 22 266 0 33 12.1 2 20 0 20 10.0 286
27 Vic Washington SFO 27 13 13 24 549 0 38 22.9 1321
28 Ken Ellis* GNB 26 14 14 11 47 0 23 4.3 12 319 0 84 26.6 366
29 Wallace Francis BUF 22 12 0 23 687 2 101 29.9 687
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
30 Gary Hammond STL 24 9 0 11 80 0 51 7.3 12 314 0 47 26.2 444
31 Dick Jauron DET 23 14 12 6 49 0 16 8.2 17 405 0 33 23.8 454
32 Ike Thomas GNB 26 13 1 23 527 0 34 22.9 527
33 Billy Lefear CLE 23 13 1 7 51 0 19 7.3 15 337 0 59 22.5 561
34 Bernard Jackson CIN 23 14 6 21 520 0 41 24.8 520
35 Otis Armstrong DEN 23 14 1 20 472 0 50 23.6 605
36 Pete Athas NYG 27 14 14 20 153 0 28 7.7 153
37 Joe Washington ATL 22 9 0 20 432 0 30 21.6 468
38 Clarence Davis OAK 24 13 0 19 504 0 76 26.5 1189
39 Jon Staggers GNB 25 14 12 19 90 0 26 4.7 535
40 Charlie Leigh MIA 28 14 0 9 64 0 26 7.1 9 251 0 51 27.9 458
41 Walt Love NYG 23 12 0 18 396 0 39 22.0 396
42 Dennis Meyer PIT 23 11 0 18 80 0 18 4.4 80
43 Jeff Severson HOU 24 14 14 16 126 0 74 7.9 1 17 0 17 17.0 143
44 Cotton Speyrer BAL 24 14 10 17 496 1 101 29.2 808
45 Carl Garrett CHI 26 13 11 16 486 0 67 30.4 1433
46 Po James PHI 24 10 1 16 413 0 36 25.8 685
47 Brent McClanahan MIN 22 13 0 16 410 0 45 25.6 479
48 Preston Pearson PIT 28 14 13 16 308 0 28 19.3 1035
49 Don Shy STL 28 11 3 16 445 1 97 27.8 526
50 Tommy Casanova CIN 23 10 8 15 119 0 27 7.9 119
51 Steve Davis PIT 25 14 0 15 404 0 48 26.9 701
52 Rich Houston NYG 28 14 0 15 375 0 51 25.0 465
53 Bruce Taylor SFO 25 14 12 15 207 0 61 13.8 207
54 Kermit Alexander PHI 32 14 0 5 10 0 5 2.0 9 189 0 25 21.0 199
55 Chris Farasopoulos NYJ 24 9 8 14 111 0 23 7.9 111
56 Bob Hudson OAK 25 14 0 14 350 0 36 25.0 362
57 Rob Scribner RAM 22 10 0 3 32 0 17 10.7 11 314 0 57 28.5 474
58 Cullen Bryant RAM 22 13 0 13 369 1 93 28.4 369
59 Stan Davis PHI 23 8 0 2 0 0 4 0.0 10 236 0 28 23.6 242
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
60 Tom Sullivan PHI 23 13 13 12 280 0 32 23.3 1570
61 Altie Taylor DET 26 13 13 12 295 0 60 24.6 1266
62 Dave Hampton ATL 26 14 14 11 258 0 42 23.5 1528
63 Larry Krause GNB 25 14 0 11 244 0 30 22.2 252
64 Mercury Morris* MIA 26 13 10 11 242 0 29 22.0 1247
65 Al Nelson PHI 30 8 8 11 264 0 53 24.0 264
66 Ed Podolak KAN 26 14 13 11 90 0 48 8.2 1256
67 Eldridge Small NYG 24 8 0 11 207 0 37 18.8 207
68 Rocky Turner NYJ 23 14 0 11 54 0 10 4.9 54
69 Roger Wehrli STL 26 11 11 9 92 0 33 10.2 2 0 0 0 0.0 92
70 Joe Dawkins DEN 25 14 14 10 222 0 31 22.2 1257
71 John Gilliam* MIN 28 14 14 10 174 0 29 17.4 1152
72 Steve Holden CLE 22 11 0 2 19 0 19 9.5 8 172 0 29 21.5 218
73 Clint Jones SDG 28 12 3 10 217 0 40 21.7 512
74 Hank Bjorklund NYJ 23 10 1 9 175 0 24 19.4 262
75 Thom Darden CLE 23 11 0 9 51 0 11 5.7 51
76 Tom Geredine ATL 23 12 5 9 211 0 51 23.4 439
77 Hubert Ginn 2TM 26 12 0 9 198 0 29 22.0 247
78 Cliff Harris DAL 25 14 14 3 20 0 12 6.7 6 148 0 33 24.7 168
79 Drew Pearson DAL 22 14 6 2 13 0 13 6.5 7 155 0 26 22.1 556
80 Darryl Stingley NWE 22 14 10 3 21 0 16 7.0 6 143 0 29 23.8 567
81 Rick Volk BAL 28 14 14 7 45 0 13 6.4 2 16 0 16 8.0 61
82 Bill Bradley* PHI 26 14 14 8 106 0 43 13.3 106
83 Doug Cunningham SFO 28 14 0 8 173 0 35 21.6 456
84 Al Dodd ATL 28 13 0 8 69 0 28 8.6 360
85 Eddie Hinton HOU 26 11 1 8 141 0 30 17.6 341
86 Warren McVea KAN 27 7 0 8 146 0 29 18.3 151
87 Mike Montgomery DAL 24 9 2 2 2 0 3 1.0 6 175 0 63 29.2 331
88 Joe Profit 2TM 24 11 4 8 144 0 26 18.0 581
89 Cecil Turner CHI 29 11 0 8 127 0 28 15.9 127
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
90 Joe Wilson CIN 23 13 0 8 173 0 27 21.6 212
91 Odell Lawson NOR 25 12 0 7 118 0 27 16.9 136
92 Dick Anderson*+ MIA 27 14 14 6 52 0 27 8.7 52
93 Bill Cahill BUF 22 5 0 4 73 1 51 18.3 2 42 0 24 21.0 115
94 Ron Jessie DET 25 14 12 6 154 0 36 25.7 549
95 Steve Jones BUF 22 11 0 6 116 0 22 19.3 125
96 Mel Long CLE 27 14 0 6 87 0 38 14.5 87
97 Joe Orduna NYG 25 14 3 6 104 0 21 17.3 252
98 Norm Thompson STL 28 11 10 6 18 0 8 3.0 18
99 Mike Adamle NYJ 24 14 4 5 79 0 26 15.8 406
100 Mike Fink NOR 23 13 2 5 81 0 24 16.2 81
101 Leo Hayden STL 25 2 0 5 98 0 28 19.6 98
102 Ray Jarvis BUF 24 12 0 5 84 0 25 16.8 96
103 Jeff Kinney KAN 24 14 1 5 130 0 40 26.0 384
104 Cliff McClain NYJ 26 12 1 5 89 0 21 17.8 173
105 Tony Plummer ATL 26 14 0 5 115 0 37 23.0 115
106 Reggie Rucker NWE 26 14 14 5 103 0 42 20.6 845
107 Jimmy Thomas SFO 26 11 0 5 81 0 23 16.2 497
108 Maurice Tyler DEN 23 14 2 4 20 0 6 5.0 1 23 0 23 23.0 43
109 Doug Winslow NOR 22 12 0 5 47 0 17 9.4 92
110 Willie Belton STL 25 3 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 3 83 0 31 27.7 85
111 Lyle Blackwood CIN 22 7 0 4 12 0 4 3.0 12
112 Mel Gray STL 25 12 9 4 73 0 21 18.3 586
113 Tommy Maxwell OAK 26 8 0 4 8 0 9 2.0 8
114 Terry Metcalf STL 22 12 10 4 124 0 48 31.0 1068
115 Eddie Moss STL 25 5 0 4 78 0 21 19.5 119
116 Kerry Reardon KAN 24 12 0 2 9 0 6 4.5 2 45 0 23 22.5 54
117 Jack Rizzo NYG 24 6 0 4 86 0 29 21.5 100
118 Larry Robinson DAL 22 4 0 4 86 0 28 21.5 103
119 Charlie West MIN 27 5 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 3 104 0 42 34.7 104
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
120 Dave Atkins SFO 24 5 0 3 93 0 54 31.0 109
121 Pete Banaszak OAK 29 14 0 3 48 0 26 16.0 277
122 Duane Benson ATL 28 14 0 3 20 0 9 6.7 20
123 Rocky Bleier PIT 27 12 0 3 47 0 20 15.7 47
124 Aaron Brown GNB 30 8 1 3 26 0 12 8.7 26
125 Bill Brown MIN 35 14 2 3 35 0 18 11.7 263
126 Chuck Detwiler STL 26 10 0 3 55 0 20 18.3 55
127 Sandy Durko NWE 25 14 14 3 21 0 15 7.0 21
128 Larry Eaglin HOU 25 11 0 3 76 0 39 25.3 76
129 Mike Fanucci HOU 24 13 0 3 40 0 14 13.3 40
130 Dick Gordon 2TM 29 7 0 3 68 0 25 22.7 83
131 Charlie Greer DEN 27 10 10 3 11 0 11 3.7 11
132 Levi Johnson DET 23 14 14 3 51 0 21 17.0 51
133 Rolland Lawrence ATL 22 14 0 3 71 0 28 23.7 71
134 Dave Lewis CIN 28 14 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2 40 0 27 20.0 35
135 Jim McFarland STL 26 14 0 3 57 0 19 19.0 67
136 Robert Newhouse DAL 23 14 6 3 62 0 26 20.7 585
137 Bill Olds BAL 22 13 1 3 14 0 10 4.7 110
138 Jim Thrower DET 26 10 2 3 54 0 23 18.0 54
139 Rusty Tillman WAS 27 14 0 3 42 0 18 14.0 42
140 Jeff Wright MIN 24 14 14 2 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
141 Tom Bailey PHI 24 12 0 2 18 0 18 9.0 189
142 Joe Blahak HOU 23 12 4 2 41 0 23 20.5 41
143 Bob Chandler BUF 24 14 14 2 5 0 3 2.5 418
144 Al Clark RAM 25 14 0 2 80 0 58 40.0 80
145 Al Coleman PHI 29 14 0 2 24 0 19 12.0 24
146 Craig Cotton CHI 26 13 0 2 15 0 13 7.5 201
147 Doug Dieken CLE 24 14 14 2 14 0 9 7.0 14
148 Jim Hooks DET 23 11 0 2 52 0 26 26.0 168
149 Lewis Jolley HOU 24 10 0 2 41 0 21 20.5 103
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
150 Brian Kelley NYG 22 14 6 2 30 0 16 15.0 30
151 Rex Kern BAL 24 14 8 2 12 0 9 6.0 12
152 MacArthur Lane GNB 31 13 13 2 31 0 29 15.5 814
153 Bob McCall NWE 23 8 1 2 17 0 17 8.5 50
154 Dave Olerich SFO 29 14 0 2 17 0 12 8.5 17
155 Burgess Owens NYJ 22 14 14 2 103 1 82 51.5 103
156 Bob Parsons CHI 23 14 1 2 15 0 15 7.5 40
157 Oscar Reed MIN 29 12 8 2 29 0 15 14.5 552
158 Floyd Rice 2TM 24 12 9 2 17 0 9 8.5 17
159 Jim Romaniszyn CLE 22 14 0 2 21 0 16 10.5 21
160 Reggie Sanderson CHI 23 2 0 2 44 0 25 22.0 75
161 Charlie Smith OAK 27 14 14 2 23 0 23 11.5 965
162 Les Strayhorn DAL 22 11 0 2 44 0 25 22.0 106
163 Steve Tannen NYJ 25 9 2 2 0 0 0 0.0 0
164 John Andrews BAL 25 8 1 1 13 0 13 13.0 14
165 Warren Bankston OAK 26 11 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
166 Bruce Bannon MIA 22 14 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
167 Al Barnes DET 24 11 2 1 0 0 0 0.0 43
168 Jim Braxton BUF 24 6 4 1 0 0 0 0.0 595
169 Dave Butz STL 23 12 10 1 23 0 23 23.0 23
170 Bo Cornell BUF 24 14 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 15
171 Bruce Coslet CIN 27 13 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 123
172 Chuck Crist NYG 22 14 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
173 Ken Criter DEN 26 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
174 Pat Curran RAM 28 14 0 1 24 0 24 24.0 80
175 Guy Dennis DET 26 10 8 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
176 Jay Douglas SDG 23 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
177 Ron East SDG 30 13 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
178 Fred Forsberg 2TM 29 13 2 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
179 John Fuqua PIT 27 11 7 1 22 0 22 22.0 629
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
180 Willie Germany DET 25 6 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
181 Tony Greene BUF 24 14 12 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
182 Charlie Hall CLE 25 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
183 Windlan Hall SFO 23 14 6 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
184 John Hannah NWE 22 13 13 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
185 Craig Hanneman PIT 24 14 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 20
186 Franco Harris* PIT 23 12 8 1 23 0 23 23.0 790
187 Don Highsmith GNB 25 7 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 25
188 J.D. Hill BUF 25 14 14 1 -9 0 -9 -9.0 413
189 Glen Holloway CHI 25 14 14 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
190 Ernie Jackson NOR 23 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
191 Gordon Jolley DET 24 14 5 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
192 Leroy Kelly CLE 31 13 13 1 7 0 7 7.0 576
193 Bob Klein RAM 26 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 277
194 Floyd Little* DEN 31 14 13 1 7 0 7 7.0 1409
195 Fran Lynch DEN 28 9 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
196 Ray Mansfield PIT 32 14 9 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
197 Don McCauley BAL 24 13 12 1 12 0 12 12.0 712
198 Lawrence McCutcheon* RAM 23 12 12 1 6 0 6 6.0 1392
199 Leroy Mitchell DEN 29 12 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
200 Randy Montgomery DEN 26 9 2 1 22 0 22 22.0 22
201 Derland Moore NOR 22 13 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
202 Joe Moore CHI 24 14 3 1 0 0 0 0.0 208
203 Nelson Munsey BAL 25 14 14 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
204 Don Nottingham 2TM 24 14 3 1 17 0 17 17.0 295
205 Greg Oliver PHI 24 11 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 32
206 Jim Osborne CHI 24 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
207 Marv Owens STL 23 8 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
208 Willie Parker BUF 25 14 0 1 16 0 16 16.0 16
209 Mel Rogers SDG 26 10 4 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
210 Larry Seiple MIA 28 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
211 Mike Simone DEN 23 14 3 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
212 Mike Simpson SFO 26 13 7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
213 Jerry Smith WAS 30 13 9 1 0 0 0 0.0 215
214 Larry Smith RAM 26 14 2 1 16 0 16 16.0 372
215 Jim Sniadecki SFO 26 14 11 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
216 John Tarver NWE 24 9 7 1 17 0 17 17.0 389
217 Jim Teal DET 23 14 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
218 Pete Van Valkenberg BUF 23 13 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 27
219 Harmon Wages ATL 27 6 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 61
220 Bruce Walton DAL 22 7 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
221 Larry Walton DET 26 13 11 1 9 0 9 9.0 418
222 Jimmy Warren OAK 34 10 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
223 Mark Washington DAL 26 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
224 Larry Watkins BUF 27 14 10 1 18 0 18 18.0 518
225 Charlie Weaver DET 24 13 13 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
226 George Webster PIT 28 12 1 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
227 Ralph Wenzel SDG 30 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
228 Clyde Werner KAN 26 14 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
229 Robert West KAN 23 8 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 65
230 Stan White BAL 24 14 14 1 17 0 17 17.0 17
231 Ken Willard SFO 30 14 10 1 0 0 0 0.0 526
232 Perry Williams GNB 27 14 1 1 24 0 24 24.0 155
233 Bob Windsor NWE 31 13 9 1 0 0 0 0.0 342
234 Mickey Zofko DET 24 8 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 56