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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 Eddie Brown* WAS 25 14 0 57 452 0 43 7.9 34 852 0 46 25.1 1304
2 Bruce Harper NYJ 22 14 1 34 425 0 49 12.5 42 1035 0 60 24.6 1867
3 Butch Johnson DAL 23 14 0 50 423 0 38 8.5 22 536 0 64 24.4 1091
4 Manfred Moore MIN 27 12 0 47 277 0 28 5.9 24 524 0 48 21.8 801
5 Rick Upchurch DEN 25 14 1 51 653 1 87 12.8 20 456 0 52 22.8 1373
6 Larry Marshall PHI 27 14 0 46 489 0 48 10.6 20 455 0 44 22.8 944
7 Rich Mauti NOR 23 14 4 37 281 0 33 7.6 27 609 0 38 22.6 961
8 Billy Johnson*+ HOU 25 14 0 35 539 2 87 15.4 25 630 1 76 25.2 1683
9 Rolland Lawrence*+ ATL 26 14 14 51 352 0 37 6.9 1 13 0 13 13.0 365
10 Eddie Payton 2TM 26 10 0 30 290 1 87 9.7 22 548 1 98 24.9 861
11 Jim Smith PIT 22 14 0 36 294 0 30 8.2 16 381 0 37 23.8 755
12 Bobby Hammond NYG 25 14 4 32 334 1 68 10.4 19 419 0 31 22.1 1466
13 Terry Metcalf* STL 26 14 11 14 108 0 23 7.7 32 772 0 51 24.1 2022
14 Keith Moody BUF 24 14 3 15 196 1 91 13.1 30 636 0 45 21.2 832
15 Howard Stevens BAL 27 12 0 34 301 0 24 8.9 11 216 0 37 19.6 517
16 Freddie Solomon MIA 24 13 6 32 285 0 39 8.9 10 273 1 90 27.3 782
17 Isaac Hagins TAM 23 13 3 17 85 0 29 5.0 21 493 0 31 23.5 776
18 Paul Hofer SFO 25 14 0 36 871 0 48 24.2 1023
19 Al Hunter SEA 22 12 0 36 820 0 41 22.8 1041
20 Danny Reece TAM 22 14 0 31 274 0 36 8.8 3 72 0 34 24.0 405
21 Walter Packer 2TM 22 11 0 20 131 0 31 6.6 13 280 0 44 21.5 411
22 Rolly Woolsey CLE 24 14 0 32 290 0 44 9.1 1 2 0 2 2.0 292
23 Neal Colzie OAK 23 13 3 32 334 0 23 10.4 334
24 Larry Brunson KAN 28 11 9 20 108 0 19 5.4 11 216 0 32 19.6 627
25 Willard Harrell GNB 25 13 4 28 253 1 75 9.0 3 48 0 24 16.0 635
26 John Kimbrough BUF 23 14 1 16 184 1 73 11.5 15 346 0 27 23.1 737
27 Steve Schubert CHI 26 13 1 31 291 1 70 9.4 410
28 Billy Waddy RAM 23 14 8 31 219 0 48 7.1 608
29 Willie Shelby CIN 24 14 0 11 54 0 13 4.9 19 403 0 38 21.2 457
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
30 Raymond Clayborn NWE 22 14 2 28 869 3 101 31.0 869
31 Mike Fuller SDG 24 14 14 28 360 1 88 12.9 367
32 Brian Baschnagel CHI 23 10 4 3 54 0 42 18.0 23 557 1 84 24.2 661
33 Clarence Williams SDG 22 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 24 481 0 32 20.0 716
34 Lawrence Williams 2TM 24 9 5 25 518 0 48 20.7 642
35 Mike Haynes* NWE 24 14 14 24 200 0 46 8.3 200
36 Bruce Laird BAL 27 14 14 24 541 0 35 22.5 541
37 Wendell Tyler RAM 22 14 0 24 523 0 37 21.8 843
38 Tony Leonard SFO 24 13 13 22 154 0 19 7.0 1 68 0 68 68.0 222
39 Wilbert Montgomery PHI 23 14 1 23 619 1 99 26.9 820
40 Steve Odom GNB 25 14 10 23 468 0 37 20.3 1023
41 Cullen Bryant RAM 26 14 0 20 141 0 26 7.1 2 35 0 26 17.5 246
42 Tony Davis CIN 24 14 1 19 220 0 70 11.6 3 42 0 18 14.0 426
43 Karl Farmer ATL 23 14 0 21 419 0 30 20.0 462
44 Carl Garrett OAK 30 14 0 21 420 0 31 20.0 656
45 Duke Fergerson SEA 23 13 8 8 54 0 14 6.8 11 240 0 39 21.8 668
46 Rick Jennings 2TM 24 5 0 12 71 0 19 5.9 7 153 0 0 21.9 224
47 Johnny Rodgers SDG 26 11 7 15 158 0 52 10.5 4 66 0 33 16.5 455
48 Larry Brinson DAL 23 14 0 17 409 0 41 24.1 437
49 Rick Kane DET 23 14 6 1 13 0 13 13.0 16 376 0 33 23.5 996
50 Stanley Morgan NWE 22 14 14 16 220 0 53 13.8 673
51 Laverne Smith PIT 23 7 0 16 365 0 33 22.8 420
52 Bill Bradley STL 30 4 1 11 77 0 14 7.0 4 75 0 28 18.8 152
53 Clarence Chapman NOR 24 14 14 15 385 1 92 25.7 385
54 Anthony Davis TAM 25 11 6 15 277 0 28 18.5 665
55 Gary Davis MIA 23 14 6 1 11 0 11 11.0 14 414 0 73 29.6 1109
56 Brian Duncan CLE 25 14 0 15 298 0 36 19.9 319
57 Gary Green KAN 22 11 10 14 115 0 18 8.2 115
58 Gordon Bell NYG 24 10 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 12 235 0 35 19.6 331
59 Stan Black SFO 22 13 1 13 38 0 11 2.9 38
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
60 Vince Evans CHI 22 7 0 13 253 0 30 19.5 253
61 Ricky Feacher CLE 23 14 0 2 15 0 15 7.5 11 219 0 26 19.9 234
62 Tony Hill DAL 21 14 0 10 124 0 29 12.4 3 64 0 29 21.3 209
63 Pat Tilley STL 24 14 0 13 111 0 21 8.5 175
64 Bob Grim MIN 32 14 0 11 69 0 44 6.3 1 4 0 4 4.0 138
65 Ted McKnight KAN 23 13 0 12 305 0 70 25.4 390
66 Dick Jauron DET 27 14 9 11 41 0 12 3.7 41
67 Tony Reed KAN 22 14 8 11 239 0 39 21.7 869
68 Johnnie Gray GNB 24 14 14 10 68 0 24 6.8 68
69 Jerry Anderson CIN 24 14 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 8 129 0 21 16.1 129
70 Archie Griffin CIN 23 12 11 9 192 0 31 21.3 981
71 Lynn Swann* PIT 25 14 14 9 88 0 31 9.8 883
72 Len Walterscheid CHI 23 14 0 6 59 0 18 9.8 3 59 0 37 19.7 118
73 Leonard Willis 2TM 24 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 8 148 0 27 18.5 148
74 Terry Anderson MIA 22 11 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 7 167 0 40 23.9 184
75 Warren Anderson HOU 22 8 0 8 182 0 38 22.8 182
76 Lyle Blackwood BAL 26 14 14 7 22 0 10 3.1 1 24 0 24 24.0 46
77 Billy Hardee NYJ 23 14 9 1 17 0 17 17.0 7 148 0 36 21.1 165
78 Steve Jones STL 26 14 0 8 132 0 25 16.5 275
79 Tom Moriarty ATL 24 14 0 8 136 0 22 17.0 136
80 Artie Owens SDG 24 14 1 8 132 0 19 16.5 135
81 Beasley Reece NYG 23 10 0 1 -5 0 -5 -5.0 7 159 0 32 22.7 154
82 Billy Ryckman ATL 22 14 0 7 40 0 20 5.7 1 0 0 0 0.0 45
83 Mike Voight HOU 23 14 0 8 156 0 34 19.5 176
84 Pete Banaszak OAK 33 14 0 7 119 0 30 17.0 347
85 Chris Pane DEN 24 11 1 6 48 0 14 8.0 1 16 0 16 16.0 64
86 Ernest Pough PIT 25 14 0 7 111 0 22 15.9 114
87 Randy Rich 2TM 24 2 0 2 18 0 13 9.0 5 73 0 19 14.6 91
88 Jim Robinson NYG 24 14 14 7 87 0 50 12.4 509
89 John Schultz DEN 24 14 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 6 135 0 33 22.5 146
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
90 Ricky Wesson KAN 22 14 0 7 129 0 27 18.4 129
91 Sammy White* MIN 23 14 14 7 113 0 36 16.1 873
92 Art Best CHI 24 14 0 6 127 0 29 21.2 147
93 Andy Bolton DET 23 14 0 6 86 0 26 14.3 96
94 Scott Dierking NYJ 22 14 5 6 91 0 20 15.2 435
95 Virgil Livers CHI 25 14 14 6 46 0 21 7.7 46
96 Jess Phillips NWE 30 14 0 6 93 0 22 15.5 120
97 Mike Pruitt CLE 23 13 0 6 131 0 31 21.8 348
98 Terry Robiskie OAK 23 14 0 6 83 0 24 13.8 183
99 Steve Wagner GNB 23 14 0 6 62 0 20 10.3 62
100 Doug Beaudoin NWE 23 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 4 73 0 30 18.3 73
101 Greg Boykin NOR 24 14 0 5 76 0 24 15.2 88
102 Jim Culbreath GNB 25 13 0 5 82 0 30 16.4 141
103 Ken Ellis CLE 30 9 0 5 80 0 30 16.0 80
104 Steve Holden CIN 26 6 0 3 14 0 13 4.7 2 42 0 24 21.0 56
105 Jim Jodat RAM 23 14 0 5 129 0 38 25.8 146
106 Alvin Maxson PIT 26 7 0 5 120 0 43 24.0 246
107 Don McCauley BAL 28 14 0 5 67 0 20 13.4 796
108 Robert Miller MIN 24 14 0 5 66 0 20 13.2 464
109 Johnny Musso CHI 27 14 1 5 100 0 33 20.0 245
110 Lemar Parrish* CIN 30 11 10 4 30 0 11 7.5 1 23 0 23 23.0 53
111 Jim Stienke NYG 27 14 14 5 30 0 13 6.0 30
112 Leonard Thompson DET 25 14 3 5 84 0 24 16.8 217
113 Dave Williams SFO 23 12 0 1 60 0 60 60.0 4 122 1 80 30.5 188
114 Dick Anderson MIA 31 14 4 4 3 0 3 0.8 3
115 Mike Collier BUF 24 6 0 4 55 0 19 13.8 194
116 Duriel Harris MIA 23 14 4 4 91 0 31 22.8 692
117 James Hunter DET 23 14 14 4 95 0 30 23.8 95
118 Steve Largent SEA 23 14 14 4 32 0 12 8.0 675
119 Brent McClanahan MIN 26 14 14 4 90 0 32 22.5 690
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
120 Terdell Middleton GNB 22 14 1 4 141 1 85 35.3 265
121 Emery Moorehead NYG 23 13 7 4 65 0 24 16.3 213
122 Lee Nelson STL 23 10 7 1 4 0 4 4.0 3 68 0 36 22.7 72
123 Lou Piccone BUF 28 14 10 4 89 0 26 22.3 335
124 Bob Raba NYJ 22 14 0 4 64 0 20 16.0 64
125 David Sims SEA 22 14 1 4 52 0 19 13.0 597
126 Aundra Thompson GNB 24 14 0 4 82 0 30 20.5 94
127 Mark Bailey KAN 23 14 4 3 46 0 16 15.3 518
128 Curtis Brown BUF 23 7 0 3 66 0 34 22.0 120
129 Clarence Davis OAK 28 14 14 3 63 0 26 21.0 974
130 Bob Ferrell SFO 25 14 0 3 35 0 17 11.7 207
131 Hubert Ginn OAK 30 10 0 3 74 0 30 24.7 80
132 Roland Harper CHI 24 11 10 3 44 0 22 14.7 643
133 Lester Hayes OAK 22 14 2 3 57 0 23 19.0 57
134 Mark Kellar MIN 25 14 0 3 37 0 16 12.3 52
135 Jerry Latin STL 24 14 3 3 79 0 33 26.3 376
136 Mark Murphy WAS 22 14 0 3 44 0 20 14.7 44
137 Lonnie Perrin DEN 25 14 5 3 72 0 32 24.0 634
138 George Ragsdale TAM 25 9 0 3 68 0 21 22.7 106
139 Steve Rivera 2TM 23 4 0 3 7 0 3 2.3 14
140 Ken Schroy NYJ 25 14 2 3 38 0 17 12.7 38
141 Gary Shirk NYG 27 14 10 3 38 0 19 12.7 318
142 Sherman Smith SEA 23 14 14 3 56 0 21 18.7 1238
143 Willie Spencer NYG 24 13 0 3 44 0 16 14.7 248
144 Rusty Tillman WAS 31 14 0 3 39 0 16 13.0 39
145 Kurt Allerman STL 22 14 0 2 39 0 22 19.5 39
146 Charlie Babb MIA 27 6 4 2 10 0 7 5.0 10
147 Luther Blue DET 23 14 4 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 24 0 24 24.0 108
148 Bob Brunet WAS 31 5 0 2 40 0 20 20.0 46
149 Joe Campbell NOR 22 14 6 2 33 0 20 16.5 33
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
150 Marvin Cobb CIN 24 14 13 1 4 0 4 4.0 1 15 0 15 15.0 19
151 Jack Deloplaine PIT 23 8 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 1 18 0 18 18.0 32
152 Robin Earl CHI 22 14 3 2 38 0 23 19.0 303
153 Ike Forte NWE 23 13 0 2 9 0 6 4.5 254
154 Wally Henry PHI 23 10 0 2 25 0 22 12.5 39
155 Kim Jones NOR 25 14 0 2 23 0 13 11.5 55
156 Larry Jones WAS 26 14 0 2 42 0 29 21.0 98
157 Rick Kingrea NOR 28 14 0 2 21 0 21 10.5 21
158 Doug Kotar NYG 26 12 11 2 36 0 19 18.0 589
159 Tommy Marvaso NYJ 24 2 0 2 36 0 20 18.0 36
160 Mark Mitchell PHI 23 14 0 2 4 0 4 2.0 4
161 Wayne Morris STL 23 12 7 2 39 0 22 19.5 922
162 Eddie Moss WAS 29 9 0 2 35 0 21 17.5 35
163 Don Nottingham MIA 28 14 2 2 36 0 18 18.0 308
164 Walter Payton*+ CHI 24 14 14 2 95 0 68 47.5 2216
165 Ed Podolak KAN 30 13 6 2 13 0 7 6.5 876
166 Steve Raible SEA 23 14 3 2 19 0 12 9.5 98
167 Eric Torkelson GNB 25 14 7 2 36 0 25 18.0 452
168 Tim Wilson HOU 23 10 5 2 33 0 18 16.5 483
169 Dick Ambrose CLE 24 14 14 1 20 0 20 20.0 20
170 Bob Babich CLE 30 14 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
171 Mike Baldassin SFO 22 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
172 Warren Bankston OAK 30 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
173 James Betterson PHI 23 14 2 1 13 0 13 13.0 287
174 Lynn Boden DET 24 13 10 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
175 Raymond Burks KAN 22 13 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 66
176 Rick Byas ATL 27 14 11 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
177 Tommy Casanova* CIN 27 11 10 1 6 0 6 6.0 26
178 Reggie Craig 2TM 24 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 5
179 Doug Dennison DAL 26 8 0 1 30 0 30 30.0 99
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
180 Glenn Doughty BAL 30 13 13 1 0 0 0 0.0 446
181 Jerome Dove SDG 24 14 4 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
182 Don Dufek SEA 23 13 5 1 21 0 21 21.0 21
183 Bill Dunstan BUF 28 14 13 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
184 Carl Ekern RAM 23 14 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
185 Monroe Eley ATL 28 7 7 1 16 0 16 16.0 349
186 Bruce Elia SFO 24 13 7 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
187 Lenvil Elliott CIN 26 14 3 1 23 0 23 23.0 530
188 Greg Fairchild CIN 23 13 2 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
189 Eddie Foster HOU 23 14 14 1 31 0 31 31.0 239
190 Wallace Francis ATL 26 14 14 1 22 0 22 22.0 418
191 Mike Franckowiak BUF 24 13 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
192 Charlie Getty KAN 25 14 5 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
193 Derrel Gofourth GNB 22 13 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
194 John Grant DEN 27 14 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
195 Wade Griffin BAL 23 14 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
196 Perry Griggs BAL 23 1 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
197 Jim Gueno GNB 23 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
198 Clarence Harmon WAS 22 12 9 1 18 0 18 18.0 447
199 Cliff Harris*+ DAL 29 14 14 1 -2 0 -2 -2.0 -2
200 Thomas Henderson DAL 24 14 14 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
201 Ralph Hill NYG 28 12 4 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
202 Marv Hubbard DET 31 13 1 1 18 0 18 18.0 204
203 Ken Huff BAL 24 14 9 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
204 Glenn Hyde DEN 26 14 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
205 Robert Jackson CLE 24 14 14 1 21 0 21 21.0 21
206 Marshall Johnson BAL 25 3 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
207 Pete Johnson CIN 23 14 9 1 11 0 11 11.0 645
208 Charlie Joiner SDG 30 14 14 1 8 0 8 8.0 550
209 Brian Kelley NYG 26 13 13 1 20 0 20 20.0 20
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
210 Jimmie Kennedy BAL 25 9 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
211 Jon Keyworth DEN 27 11 9 1 15 0 15 15.0 374
212 Herb Lusk PHI 24 11 0 1 23 0 23 23.0 354
213 Larry Mallory NYG 25 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
214 Mike McCoy OAK 29 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
215 Loaird McCreary MIA 24 14 4 1 30 0 30 30.0 40
216 Secdrick McIntyre ATL 23 6 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 107
217 Bob McKay NWE 30 12 3 1 16 0 16 16.0 16
218 Rick Middleton SDG 26 14 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 20
219 Tim Moresco GNB 23 14 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
220 Chuck Muncie NOR 24 14 11 1 19 0 19 19.0 1078
221 Dana Nafziger TAM 24 14 11 1 4 0 4 4.0 123
222 Rob Nairne DEN 23 13 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
223 Bob Nelson BUF 24 11 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
224 Brad Oates STL 24 9 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
225 Jim Obradovich SFO 24 12 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 25
226 Ray Oldham BAL 26 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
227 Jim Otis STL 29 13 7 1 16 0 16 16.0 368
228 Rod Phillips RAM 25 14 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 198
229 Doug Plank CHI 24 11 11 1 21 0 21 21.0 21
230 Charles Romes BUF 23 14 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
231 Andy Selfridge NYG 28 11 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
232 Jeff Severson STL 28 14 3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
233 Sanders Shiver BAL 23 14 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
234 Nate Simpson GNB 23 12 2 1 0 0 0 0.0 223
235 Jackie Smith STL 37 14 1 1 15 0 15 15.0 64
236 Perry Smith STL 26 3 3 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
237 Greg Stemrick HOU 26 9 4 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
238 Jimmy Stewart NOR 23 9 1 1 33 0 33 33.0 33
239 Art Stringer HOU 23 13 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
240 Dennis Swilley MIN 22 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
241 Don Testerman SEA 25 14 13 1 14 0 14 14.0 692
242 Ted Thompson HOU 24 14 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
243 Delvin Williams SFO 26 14 14 1 9 0 9 9.0 1119
244 Mike Williams SDG 24 10 10 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
245 Reggie Williams CIN 23 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
246 John Woodcock DET 23 14 4 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
247 Don Woods SDG 26 14 14 1 27 0 27 27.0 650
248 Keith Wortman STL 27 14 3 1 15 0 15 15.0 15