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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 Howard Stevens NOR 24 14 0 37 376 0 40 10.2 33 749 0 41 22.7 1396
2 Mack Herron NWE 26 14 14 35 517 0 66 14.8 28 629 0 62 22.5 2444
3 Ron Smith OAK 31 14 0 41 486 0 55 11.9 19 420 0 41 22.1 906
4 Billy Johnson HOU 22 14 0 30 409 0 49 13.6 29 785 0 67 27.1 1664
5 Dennis Morgan DAL 22 13 0 19 287 1 98 15.1 35 823 0 43 23.5 1110
6 Greg Pruitt* CLE 23 14 9 27 349 0 72 12.9 22 606 1 88 27.5 1769
7 Lou Piccone NYJ 25 14 0 9 75 0 13 8.3 39 961 0 46 24.6 1036
8 Terry Metcalf* STL 23 14 13 26 340 0 43 13.1 20 623 1 94 31.2 2058
9 Steve Odom GNB 22 14 7 15 191 1 95 12.7 31 713 0 52 23.0 1219
10 Donnie Walker BUF 24 14 0 43 384 0 52 8.9 1 20 0 20 20.0 404
11 Lynn Swann PIT 22 12 2 41 577 1 69 14.1 2 11 0 11 5.5 810
12 Gerald Tinker ATL 23 12 0 14 195 1 72 13.9 29 704 0 59 24.3 916
13 Roscoe Word NYJ 22 14 10 38 301 0 34 7.9 4 69 0 24 17.3 370
14 Cullen Bryant RAM 23 14 0 17 171 0 23 10.1 23 617 1 84 26.8 826
15 Bill Thompson DEN 28 14 14 26 350 0 60 13.5 13 325 0 37 25.0 675
16 Jimmie Jones DET 24 14 2 38 927 0 59 24.4 1109
17 Wallace Francis BUF 23 14 0 37 947 0 74 25.6 947
18 Mike Holmes SFO 24 13 6 9 45 0 22 5.0 25 612 0 57 24.5 657
19 Ike Hill CHI 27 13 0 33 183 0 15 5.5 292
20 Larry Marshall 2TM 24 13 0 13 118 0 21 9.1 20 468 0 44 23.4 586
21 Leon McQuay NYG 24 13 2 7 81 0 28 11.6 25 689 0 7 27.6 1069
22 Larry Brunson KAN 25 14 5 19 111 0 29 5.8 12 280 0 57 23.3 732
23 Larry Jones WAS 23 13 0 8 54 0 13 6.8 23 672 1 102 29.2 726
24 Nat Moore MIA 23 13 7 9 136 0 42 15.1 22 587 0 40 26.7 1344
25 Jake Scott*+ MIA 29 14 14 31 346 0 30 11.2 346
26 Bruce Laird BAL 24 14 14 11 30 0 10 2.7 19 499 0 55 26.3 529
27 Cotton Speyrer BAL 25 13 6 8 54 0 18 6.8 22 539 0 44 24.5 703
28 Tim Berra BAL 23 14 0 16 114 0 14 7.1 13 259 0 54 19.9 373
29 Bernard Jackson CIN 24 14 13 29 682 0 45 23.5 704
Games 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 25 12 0 17 125 0 21 7.4 11 268 0 34 24.4 407
31 Billy Lefear CLE 24 11 0 2 1 0 1 0.5 26 574 0 41 22.1 598
32 Al Dodd ATL 29 14 14 27 344 0 57 12.7 474
33 Cliff Harris* DAL 26 14 14 26 193 0 19 7.4 1 14 0 14 14.0 207
34 Cliff Taylor CHI 22 14 0 27 567 0 38 21.0 608
35 Jackie Wallace MIN 23 14 14 25 191 0 20 7.6 2 31 0 16 15.5 222
36 Tommy Casanova* CIN 24 14 14 24 265 0 74 11.0 1 48 0 48 48.0 313
37 Danny Colbert SDG 24 6 0 15 128 0 28 8.5 10 215 0 26 21.5 343
38 Bill Thomas KAN 25 14 0 25 571 0 33 22.8 568
39 Sam McCullum MIN 22 12 0 12 85 0 13 7.1 12 300 0 36 25.0 523
40 Brent McClanahan MIN 23 14 0 23 549 0 52 23.9 625
41 Manfred Moore SFO 24 14 1 5 149 1 88 29.8 18 398 0 51 22.1 600
42 Herb Mul-Key WAS 25 7 0 13 140 0 17 10.8 10 285 0 59 28.5 428
43 Bill Bradley PHI 27 14 14 22 248 0 22 11.3 248
44 Dick Gordon SDG 30 7 0 8 39 0 12 4.9 14 354 0 39 25.3 433
45 Ken Grandberry CHI 22 14 8 22 568 0 69 25.8 1255
46 Jon Staggers GNB 26 14 14 22 222 1 68 10.1 672
47 Thom Darden CLE 24 14 14 21 173 0 45 8.2 173
48 Pete Athas NYG 28 14 14 20 180 0 22 9.0 180
49 Ralph McGill SFO 24 13 8 20 166 0 47 8.3 166
50 Lemar Parrish* CIN 27 13 13 18 338 2 90 18.8 2 36 0 21 18.0 374
51 Dick Jauron* DET 24 14 14 17 286 0 58 16.8 2 21 0 21 10.5 307
52 Glen Edwards PIT 27 14 14 16 128 0 19 8.0 2 31 0 19 15.5 159
53 Harold Hart OAK 22 13 0 18 466 0 67 25.9 738
54 Doug Kotar NYG 23 12 7 3 14 0 11 4.7 15 350 0 52 23.3 817
55 Dave Elmendorf RAM 25 14 14 17 134 0 18 7.9 134
56 Jeff Severson HOU 25 14 0 11 86 0 24 7.8 6 108 0 28 18.0 194
57 Otis Armstrong*+ DEN 24 14 14 16 386 0 41 24.1 2198
58 Andy Johnson NWE 22 14 3 15 303 0 41 20.2 446
59 Ed Podolak KAN 27 9 8 15 134 0 54 8.9 826
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
60 Joe Theismann WAS 25 9 0 15 157 0 44 10.5 169
61 Randy Jackson PHI 26 14 1 14 339 0 52 24.2 359
62 Cleo Miller KAN 22 14 2 14 310 0 29 22.1 645
63 Charlie Greer DEN 28 11 10 13 90 0 22 6.9 90
64 Golden Richards DAL 24 14 13 13 74 0 15 5.7 536
65 Charlie Davis CIN 22 14 0 12 243 0 28 20.3 789
66 Steve Davis PIT 26 14 6 12 269 0 34 22.4 667
67 Hubert Ginn MIA 27 9 0 12 235 0 30 19.6 337
68 Po James PHI 25 11 5 12 238 0 29 19.8 744
69 Floyd Little DEN 32 14 9 4 34 0 17 8.5 8 171 0 31 21.4 861
70 Willie McGee RAM 24 14 0 12 288 0 30 24.0 288
71 Preston Pearson PIT 29 9 2 12 258 0 29 21.5 693
72 Tom Thompson SDG 23 12 0 12 242 0 35 20.2 250
73 Jim Bertelsen RAM 24 13 13 11 132 0 19 12.0 726
74 Lyle Blackwood CIN 23 13 2 10 29 0 11 2.9 1 17 0 17 17.0 46
75 Bill Cahill BUF 23 14 0 10 62 0 15 6.2 1 26 0 26 26.0 88
76 Dick Conn PIT 23 12 0 10 69 0 18 6.9 1 34 0 34 34.0 103
77 Charlie Leigh 2TM 29 11 0 11 251 0 35 22.8 251
78 Jerry LeVias SDG 28 13 5 5 41 0 22 8.2 6 116 0 27 19.3 262
79 Ray Rhodes NYG 24 14 0 10 124 0 40 12.4 1 27 0 27 27.0 283
80 Jazz Jackson NYJ 22 13 1 6 49 0 38 8.2 4 100 0 30 25.0 267
81 Ray Jarvis DET 25 13 2 5 62 0 34 12.4 5 90 0 23 18.0 239
82 Bruce Taylor SFO 26 14 10 10 38 0 21 3.8 38
83 Charlie West DET 28 13 9 6 32 0 9 5.3 4 71 0 25 17.8 103
84 Willie Belton STL 26 5 0 4 8 0 6 2.0 5 111 0 30 22.2 168
85 Ray Brown ATL 25 14 14 9 96 0 23 10.7 96
86 Tom Geredine ATL 24 12 14 9 219 0 28 24.3 288
87 Bob Gresham HOU 26 14 0 9 180 0 40 20.0 205
88 Rob Scribner RAM 23 11 0 8 70 0 23 8.8 1 0 0 0 0.0 122
89 Pete Banaszak OAK 30 14 1 8 137 0 30 17.1 473
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
90 Eddie Brown CLE 22 13 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 6 138 0 36 23.0 138
91 Molly McGee ATL 22 10 0 8 167 0 26 20.9 197
92 Eddie Moss STL 26 11 0 8 133 0 21 16.6 146
93 Steve Schubert NWE 23 8 3 3 15 0 11 5.0 5 112 0 32 22.4 148
94 Charley Young DAL 22 14 0 8 161 0 35 20.1 439
95 George Hoey SDG 28 13 8 4 38 0 15 9.5 3 73 0 27 24.3 111
96 Jess Phillips NOR 27 14 0 7 124 0 27 17.7 735
97 Oliver Ross DEN 25 7 0 7 117 0 31 16.7 138
98 Vic Washington HOU 28 12 0 7 177 0 40 25.3 550
99 Bobby Brooks NYG 23 14 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 5 106 0 33 21.2 115
100 Don Calhoun BUF 22 14 1 6 90 0 25 15.0 188
101 Woody Green KAN 23 10 7 5 21 0 8 4.2 1 16 0 16 16.0 793
102 Ken Houston* WAS 30 14 14 6 81 1 58 13.5 81
103 Benny Malone MIA 22 13 3 6 159 0 73 26.5 664
104 Freddie Scott BAL 22 14 2 3 31 0 14 10.3 3 61 0 26 20.3 421
105 Pete Van Valkenberg 2TM 24 11 0 4 22 0 14 5.5 2 42 0 22 21.0 64
106 Lem Barney DET 29 13 12 5 37 0 11 7.4 37
107 Mel Blount PIT 26 13 13 5 152 0 60 30.4 152
108 Dexter Bussey DET 22 11 0 5 59 0 21 11.8 105
109 Rick Byas ATL 24 14 1 5 136 0 35 27.2 136
110 Wilbur Jackson SFO 23 14 12 5 103 0 30 20.6 998
111 Bill Knox CHI 23 14 0 5 35 0 12 7.0 35
112 Bob Matheson MIA 30 14 8 5 65 0 25 13.0 65
113 Jim Romaniszyn CLE 23 14 0 5 48 0 27 9.6 48
114 George Atkinson OAK 27 14 14 4 31 0 13 7.8 31
115 Hank Bjorklund NYJ 24 13 0 4 73 0 28 18.3 145
116 Harrison Davis SDG 22 12 7 4 34 0 16 8.5 459
117 Joe Dawkins NYG 26 14 13 4 154 0 53 38.5 1047
118 Charlie Evans WAS 26 6 0 4 60 0 19 15.0 183
119 Les Goodman GNB 24 13 0 4 49 0 20 12.3 169
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
120 Reggie Harrison 2TM 23 5 0 4 72 0 27 18.0 104
121 Eddie Hinton NWE 27 9 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 3 83 0 53 27.7 120
122 Jon Keyworth DEN 24 14 5 4 85 0 26 21.3 568
123 Ken Mitchell ATL 26 14 0 4 36 0 13 9.0 36
124 Kerry Reardon KAN 25 11 5 4 30 0 19 7.5 30
125 Charlie Smith PHI 24 14 0 4 7 0 11 1.8 35
126 Roger Wehrli* STL 27 14 14 4 39 0 32 9.8 39
127 Dick Anderson* MIA 28 14 14 3 9 0 6 3.0 9
128 Charlie Babb MIA 24 14 0 2 29 0 20 14.5 1 0 0 0 0.0 29
129 Rocky Bleier PIT 28 12 7 3 67 0 35 22.3 527
130 Bill Brown MIN 36 14 0 3 19 0 19 6.3 101
131 Boyd Brown DEN 22 14 0 3 56 0 22 18.7 56
132 Robert Burns NYJ 22 14 2 3 52 0 21 17.3 293
133 Ronnie Coleman HOU 23 13 0 3 91 0 39 30.3 293
134 Bo Cornell BUF 25 14 0 3 45 0 20 15.0 45
135 Ken Criter DEN 27 14 0 3 48 0 20 16.0 48
136 Clarence Davis OAK 25 11 7 3 107 0 49 35.7 806
137 Doug Dennison DAL 23 12 0 3 54 0 27 18.0 129
138 Doug Dressler CIN 26 13 0 3 32 0 18 10.7 483
139 Speedy Duncan WAS 32 2 0 3 19 0 11 6.3 19
140 Ken Ellis* GNB 27 14 14 3 3 0 9 1.0 3
141 Chris Farasopoulos NOR 25 6 0 3 36 0 18 12.0 36
142 John Gilliam* MIN 29 14 14 3 86 0 31 28.7 680
143 Ernie Jackson NOR 24 13 0 2 3 0 3 1.5 1 27 0 27 27.0 30
144 Brian Kelley NYG 23 13 10 3 25 0 19 8.3 25
145 John McDaniel CIN 23 14 1 3 64 0 24 21.3 148
146 Joe Orduna BAL 26 14 0 3 68 0 24 22.7 79
147 Burgess Owens NYJ 23 14 14 3 35 0 18 11.7 35
148 Fred Pagac CHI 22 14 13 3 53 0 21 17.7 131
149 Gary Parris SDG 24 14 1 3 29 0 13 9.7 65
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
150 Marion Reeves PHI 22 14 0 3 12 0 9 4.0 12
151 Tim Rudnick BAL 22 14 0 2 23 0 12 11.5 1 5 0 5 5.0 28
152 C.L. Whittington HOU 22 14 9 3 37 0 19 12.3 37
153 Don Woods SDG 23 12 9 3 61 0 29 20.3 1572
154 Mickey Zofko 2TM 25 11 0 3 33 0 17 11.0 54
155 Mike Adamle NYJ 25 12 3 2 17 0 14 8.5 194
156 George Amundson HOU 23 14 0 2 17 0 13 8.5 307
157 John Cappelletti RAM 22 14 1 2 17 0 12 8.5 250
158 Don Coleman NOR 22 14 0 2 13 0 9 6.5 13
159 Steve Crosby NYG 24 9 0 2 47 0 29 23.5 146
160 Moses Denson WAS 30 13 8 2 49 0 27 24.5 614
161 Sandy Durko NWE 26 11 4 1 1 0 1 1.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 1
162 Ray Easterling ATL 25 14 0 2 34 0 21 17.0 34
163 Joe Federspiel NOR 24 14 0 2 20 0 12 10.0 20
164 Ted Fritsch ATL 24 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
165 Dave Gagnon CHI 23 13 0 2 32 0 16 16.0 67
166 Bob Hayes DAL 32 12 0 2 11 0 6 5.5 129
167 Gary Hayman BUF 23 1 0 2 13 0 11 6.5 44
168 Norm Hodgins CHI 22 14 0 2 8 0 8 4.0 11
169 Ron Jessie DET 26 12 11 2 55 0 31 27.5 833
170 Sammy Johnson SFO 22 14 0 2 31 0 17 15.5 374
171 David Knight NYJ 23 14 13 2 0 0 0 0.0 579
172 Kent Kramer PHI 30 14 0 2 39 0 23 19.5 39
173 Jack LeVeck STL 24 13 0 2 32 0 20 16.0 32
174 Ron Mayo BAL 24 9 0 2 23 0 14 11.5 23
175 Rick Middleton NOR 23 14 0 2 18 0 11 9.0 18
176 Donnie Joe Morris KAN 24 3 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 17 0 17 17.0 17
177 Steve Okoniewski GNB 25 14 14 2 11 0 11 5.5 11
178 Eldridge Small NYG 25 12 10 2 46 0 24 23.0 46
179 Larry Smith WAS 27 7 6 2 57 0 29 28.5 343
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
180 Les Strayhorn DAL 23 13 0 2 19 0 18 9.5 97
181 John Tanner NWE 29 13 2 2 17 0 17 8.5 40
182 Bob Thomas SDG 26 14 2 2 32 0 18 16.0 97
183 Eric Torkelson GNB 22 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 20 0 20 20.0 90
184 Ed Williams CIN 24 14 0 2 33 0 22 16.5 369
185 Joe Wilson NWE 24 12 0 2 33 0 18 16.5 128
186 Jimmy Allen PIT 22 14 1 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
187 John Andrews BAL 26 14 1 1 18 0 18 18.0 24
188 Tom Bailey PHI 25 11 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 73
189 Melvin Baker MIA 24 9 0 1 22 0 22 22.0 143
190 Warren Bankston OAK 27 14 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 16
191 Mike Bass WAS 29 14 14 1 22 0 22 22.0 22
192 Jim Beirne SDG 28 14 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 128
193 Tony Bertuca BAL 24 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
194 Morris Bradshaw OAK 22 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
195 Ken Brown CLE 29 14 13 1 9 0 9 9.0 661
196 Bill Butler NOR 24 14 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 89
197 J.V. Cain STL 23 14 3 1 5 0 5 5.0 157
198 Carl Capria DET 22 12 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
199 Wes Chesson PHI 25 12 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
200 Henry Childs 2TM 23 7 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
201 Neal Craig BUF 26 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
202 Leon Crosswhite DET 23 14 1 1 11 0 11 11.0 91
203 Bob Crum STL 23 14 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
204 Pat Curran RAM 29 13 0 1 16 0 16 16.0 16
205 Dave Davis NOR 26 7 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
206 Guy Dennis DET 27 12 5 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
207 Lenny Dunlap SDG 25 8 2 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
208 Brad Dusek WAS 24 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
209 Lenvil Elliott CIN 23 10 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 534
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
210 Roger Finnie STL 29 14 7 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
211 Chuck Foreman* MIN 24 13 13 1 30 0 30 30.0 1393
212 Dave Gallagher CHI 22 14 11 1 16 0 16 16.0 16
213 Larry Hefner GNB 25 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
214 Wally Hilgenberg MIN 32 13 13 1 -2 0 -2 -2.0 -2
215 Tommy Humphrey KAN 24 5 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
216 Sam Hunt NWE 23 14 14 1 21 0 21 21.0 21
217 Al Johnson HOU 24 14 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
218 Levi Johnson DET 24 14 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
219 Doug Jones KAN 24 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
220 Harris Jones HOU 29 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
221 Tom Keating KAN 32 14 12 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
222 Rex Kern BUF 25 8 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
223 Rick Kingrea NOR 25 14 0 1 22 0 22 22.0 22
224 Steve Kinney CHI 25 10 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
225 Roy Kirksey PHI 27 13 4 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
226 Larry Krause GNB 26 14 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
227 Odell Lawson NOR 26 9 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 20
228 Ed Marinaro MIN 24 14 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 261
229 Don McCauley BAL 25 13 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 219
230 Rod McNeill NOR 23 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 154
231 Ray Oldham BAL 23 14 10 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
232 Dave Osborn MIN 31 13 10 1 14 0 14 14.0 724
233 Clyde Powers NYG 23 14 4 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
234 Ahmad Rashad BUF 25 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 433
235 Ken Reaves 2TM 30 11 6 1 22 0 22 22.0 22
236 Mel Renfro DAL 33 11 11 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
237 Dan Ryczek WAS 25 14 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
238 Paul Ryczek ATL 22 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
239 Ron Saul HOU 26 14 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
240 Terry Schmidt NOR 22 9 9 1 23 0 23 23.0 23
241 Donnell Smith NWE 25 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
242 Mo Spencer 2TM 22 12 0 1 -2 0 0 -2.0 -2
243 Wayne Stewart SDG 27 14 13 1 1 0 1 1.0 284
244 Ken Stone WAS 24 14 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
245 Henry Stuckey MIA 24 14 2 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
246 Rusty Tillman WAS 28 14 1 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
247 Jim Tolbert STL 30 14 10 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
248 Rick Volk BAL 29 14 14 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
249 Larry Walton DET 27 13 13 1 22 0 22 22.0 429
250 Charlie Waters DAL 26 14 8 1 8 0 8 8.0 14
251 Robert West SFO 24 10 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
252 Jim Youngblood RAM 24 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
253 Don Zimmerman PHI 25 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 368