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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 Stump Mitchell STL 22 16 0 42 445 1 50 10.6 55 1292 0 67 23.5 1947
2 Mike Nelms* WAS 26 16 0 45 492 2 75 10.9 37 1099 0 84 29.7 1591
3 Wally Henry PHI 27 16 0 54 396 0 52 7.3 25 533 0 43 21.3 1072
4 Leon Bright NYG 26 15 1 52 410 0 55 7.9 25 481 0 41 19.2 1379
5 Robbie Martin DET 23 16 0 52 450 1 45 8.7 25 509 0 34 20.4 959
6 Eddie Payton MIN 30 16 0 38 303 0 18 8.0 39 898 1 99 23.0 1201
7 Dino Hall CLE 26 12 0 33 248 0 40 7.5 36 813 0 48 22.6 1061
8 Wade Manning DEN 26 16 0 41 378 0 39 9.2 26 514 0 31 19.8 941
9 Carl Roaches* HOU 28 16 0 39 296 0 40 7.6 28 769 1 96 27.5 1065
10 James Brooks SDG 23 14 2 22 290 0 42 13.2 40 949 0 47 23.7 2093
11 Drew Hill RAM 25 16 2 2 22 0 12 11.0 60 1170 0 50 19.5 1561
12 James Jones DAL 23 16 0 33 188 0 17 5.7 27 517 0 33 19.1 925
13 Reggie Smith ATL 25 15 0 12 99 0 53 8.3 47 1143 0 52 24.3 1242
14 Bruce Harper NYJ 26 16 7 35 265 0 46 7.6 23 480 0 42 20.9 1597
15 Larry Anderson PIT 25 16 0 20 208 0 33 10.4 37 825 0 35 22.3 1033
16 Jeff Fisher CHI 23 16 0 43 509 1 88 11.8 7 102 0 23 14.6 611
17 J.T. Smith KAN 26 16 15 50 528 0 62 10.6 1380
18 LeRoy Irvin+ RAM 24 16 7 46 615 3 84 13.4 615
19 Fulton Walker MIA 23 16 2 5 50 0 17 10.0 38 932 1 90 24.5 982
20 Scott Woerner ATL 23 16 0 33 278 0 38 8.4 10 210 0 27 21.0 488
21 Tony Collins NWE 22 16 11 3 15 0 15 5.0 39 773 0 30 19.8 1893
22 Jeff Groth NOR 24 15 13 37 436 0 36 11.8 3 50 0 21 16.7 893
23 Tommy Vigorito MIA 22 16 1 36 379 1 87 10.5 4 84 0 25 21.0 816
24 Kurt Sohn NYJ 24 16 0 13 66 0 14 5.1 26 528 0 31 20.3 594
25 Zachary Dixon BAL 25 16 1 36 737 0 46 20.5 1191
26 Will Lewis SEA 23 10 0 15 100 0 23 6.7 20 378 0 36 18.9 478
27 Ted Watts OAK 23 16 0 35 284 1 52 8.1 284
28 Mark Lee GNB 23 16 16 20 187 1 94 9.4 14 270 0 31 19.3 457
29 Cleo Montgomery 2TM 25 5 0 17 121 0 17 7.1 17 382 0 38 22.5 503
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
30 Willie Tullis HOU 23 16 0 2 29 0 16 14.5 32 779 1 95 24.3 808
31 Wayne Wilson NOR 24 16 0 31 722 0 57 23.3 1243
32 Jim Smith PIT 26 15 3 30 204 0 28 6.8 790
33 Freddie Solomon SFO 28 15 15 29 173 0 19 6.0 1185
34 David Verser CIN 23 16 0 29 691 0 78 23.8 863
35 Roland Hooks BUF 28 16 1 17 142 0 25 8.4 11 215 0 36 19.5 747
36 Jimmy Rogers NOR 26 15 0 28 621 0 44 22.2 670
37 Theo Bell TAM 28 16 9 27 132 0 13 4.9 457
38 Fred Nixon GNB 23 8 1 15 118 0 17 7.9 12 222 0 25 18.5 367
39 Arthur Whittington OAK 26 16 2 2 4 0 4 2.0 25 563 0 47 22.5 1000
40 Byron Franklin BUF 23 13 0 5 45 0 15 9.0 21 436 0 33 20.8 499
41 Alvin Garrett 2TM 25 13 0 8 57 0 18 7.1 18 401 0 35 22.3 460
42 Alvin Hall DET 23 16 1 25 525 0 36 21.0 525
43 Mike Fuller CIN 28 15 6 23 177 0 34 7.7 1 34 0 34 34.0 211
44 James Owens TAM 26 16 1 24 473 0 34 19.7 1024
45 Emery Moorehead CHI 27 9 0 23 476 0 56 20.7 476
46 Dave Williams CHI 27 8 0 23 486 0 42 21.1 631
47 Kim Anderson BAL 24 14 5 2 6 0 6 3.0 20 393 0 30 19.7 399
48 Ira Matthews OAK 24 5 0 15 92 0 26 6.1 7 144 0 39 20.6 236
49 Paul Johns SEA 23 16 0 16 177 0 34 11.1 5 81 0 20 16.2 389
50 Dwight Hicks* SFO 25 16 16 19 171 0 39 9.0 1 22 0 22 22.0 193
51 John Holt TAM 22 16 6 9 100 0 56 11.1 11 274 0 40 24.9 374
52 James Murphy KAN 22 10 0 20 457 0 46 22.9 493
53 Kevin Williams BAL 23 11 0 20 399 0 35 20.0 399
54 Ron Fellows DAL 23 16 0 11 44 0 10 4.0 8 170 0 31 21.3 214
55 Terry Metcalf WAS 30 16 2 4 15 0 13 3.8 14 283 0 36 20.2 953
56 Robb Riddick BUF 24 10 0 4 48 0 22 12.0 14 257 0 25 18.4 334
57 Amos Lawrence SFO 23 13 0 17 437 1 92 25.7 495
58 Horace Ivory 2TM 27 7 0 16 300 0 32 18.8 338
59 Malcolm Barnwell OAK 23 16 1 15 265 0 26 17.7 455
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
60 Stanley Morgan NWE 26 13 13 15 116 0 26 7.7 1166
61 David Shula BAL 22 16 0 10 50 0 11 5.0 5 65 0 16 13.0 115
62 Chester Willis OAK 23 15 0 15 309 0 43 20.6 387
63 Gregg Johnson SEA 23 16 3 1 16 0 16 16.0 13 235 0 25 18.1 251
64 Keith Nord MIN 24 16 0 14 229 0 27 16.4 229
65 Wes Chandler 2TM 25 16 15 5 79 0 30 15.8 8 125 0 30 15.6 1345
66 Billy Campfield PHI 25 16 0 12 223 0 32 18.6 664
67 Timmy Newsome DAL 23 15 0 12 228 0 27 19.0 266
68 Charles White CLE 23 16 9 12 243 0 32 20.3 804
69 Mike Harden DEN 22 16 3 11 178 0 23 16.2 178
70 Mike McCoy GNB 28 16 16 11 221 0 36 20.1 221
71 Mardye McDole MIN 22 9 0 11 170 0 22 15.5 170
72 Lou Piccone BUF 32 14 0 9 57 0 13 6.3 2 31 0 16 15.5 153
73 Danny Pittman NYG 23 8 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 10 194 0 34 19.4 215
74 Carlos Carson KAN 23 5 1 10 227 0 48 22.7 405
75 Eric Lane SEA 22 14 0 10 208 0 27 20.8 288
76 Bill Ring SFO 25 12 0 10 217 0 29 21.7 351
77 Ken Toler NWE 22 16 0 9 148 0 32 16.4 218
78 Rick Upchurch DEN 29 13 10 9 63 0 15 7.0 669
79 Don Bessillieu MIA 25 16 6 1 12 0 12 12.0 7 114 0 30 16.3 126
80 Clarence Chapman CIN 28 5 0 8 171 0 29 21.4 171
81 Roy Green STL 24 16 2 8 135 0 28 16.9 903
82 Willard Harrell STL 29 16 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 7 118 0 29 16.9 263
83 Curtis Brown BUF 27 14 8 7 140 0 30 20.0 412
84 Greg Hawthorne PIT 25 10 0 7 138 0 30 19.7 219
85 Harlan Huckleby GNB 24 16 12 7 134 0 27 19.1 736
86 Roland James NWE 23 16 6 7 56 0 18 8.0 56
87 Ronnie Lott*+ SFO 22 16 16 7 111 0 20 15.9 111
88 Pete Shaw SDG 27 16 12 1 1 0 1 1.0 6 103 0 24 17.2 104
89 Curtis Bledsoe KAN 24 13 1 6 117 0 26 19.5 209
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
90 Leslie Frazier CHI 22 13 0 6 77 0 15 12.8 77
91 Archie Griffin CIN 27 16 2 6 119 0 28 19.8 442
92 Mike Haynes NWE 28 8 6 6 12 0 6 2.0 12
93 Terdell Middleton GNB 26 14 3 6 100 0 30 16.7 367
94 John Simmons CIN 23 11 0 5 24 0 11 4.8 1 10 0 10 10.0 34
95 Otis Wonsley WAS 24 15 0 6 124 0 27 20.7 140
96 Lloyd Burruss KAN 24 16 14 5 91 0 22 18.2 91
97 Gary Davis TAM 27 7 0 5 81 0 21 16.2 81
98 Kenny Lewis NYJ 24 5 0 5 108 0 30 21.6 140
99 Rob Lytle DEN 27 16 0 5 80 0 24 16.0 233
100 Todd Christensen OAK 25 16 0 4 54 0 19 13.5 169
101 Kenny Johnson ATL 23 16 16 4 6 0 4 1.5 6
102 Mark Nichols DET 22 12 0 4 74 0 26 18.5 346
103 Rick Sanford NWE 24 16 14 4 82 0 27 20.5 82
104 John Sciarra PHI 27 10 1 4 26 0 10 6.5 26
105 Clarence Williams SDG 26 14 1 4 47 0 23 11.8 181
106 Mike Wilson SFO 23 16 0 4 67 0 22 16.8 192
107 Adger Armstrong HOU 24 16 2 3 36 0 18 12.0 460
108 Gordon Banks NOR 23 6 1 2 0 0 0 0.0 1 9 0 9 9.0 27
109 Deron Cherry KAN 22 13 0 3 52 0 22 17.3 52
110 Paul Coffman GNB 25 16 16 3 77 0 52 25.7 764
111 Pete Cronan 2TM 26 15 2 3 60 0 21 20.0 60
112 Tony Davis TAM 28 16 0 3 51 0 21 17.0 56
113 Mike Dennis NYG 23 16 0 3 51 0 17 17.0 51
114 Johnnie Dirden PIT 29 6 0 3 45 0 22 15.0 45
115 Paul Dombroski 2TM 25 11 0 3 66 0 24 22.0 66
116 Don Dufek SEA 27 15 0 3 45 0 17 15.0 45
117 Blane Gaison ATL 23 14 0 3 43 0 24 14.3 43
118 Johnnie Gray GNB 28 9 9 1 0 0 0 0.0 2 24 0 19 12.0 24
119 Bob Gregor SDG 24 14 6 3 47 0 20 15.7 47
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
120 Daryl Hunt HOU 25 16 13 3 19 0 11 6.3 19
121 Billy Jackson KAN 22 16 1 3 60 0 23 20.0 489
122 Andy Johnson NWE 29 16 0 3 53 0 19 17.7 483
123 Arrington Jones SFO 22 1 0 3 43 0 22 14.3 43
124 Horace King DET 28 16 0 3 33 0 14 11.0 275
125 Randy Love STL 25 16 0 3 46 0 25 15.3 57
126 Guido Merkens NOR 26 16 11 1 -12 0 -12 -12.0 2 38 0 20 19.0 483
127 Cleo Miller CLE 29 12 3 3 35 0 22 11.7 339
128 Rick Moser 2TM 25 7 0 3 76 0 29 25.3 85
129 Robert Newhouse DAL 31 16 0 3 34 0 15 11.3 88
130 Greg Pruitt CLE 30 15 5 3 82 0 30 27.3 842
131 Scott Stauch NOR 22 10 0 3 65 0 29 21.7 78
132 Ivory Sully RAM 24 16 0 3 31 0 22 10.3 31
133 Tim Wilson HOU 27 16 9 3 41 0 23 13.7 109
134 Brian Baschnagel CHI 27 16 15 2 34 0 23 17.0 598
135 Hank Bauer SDG 27 16 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 1 14 0 14 14.0 32
136 Glenn Blackwood MIA 24 16 16 2 8 0 6 4.0 8
137 Stan Brock NOR 23 16 16 2 18 0 12 9.0 18
138 Thomas Brown CLE 24 16 4 2 17 0 10 8.5 17
139 Don Calhoun NWE 29 14 7 2 38 0 22 19.0 314
140 Ken Callicutt DET 26 16 0 2 23 0 12 11.5 47
141 Larry Canada DEN 27 16 0 2 19 0 13 9.5 169
142 Ron Cassidy GNB 24 10 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 6
143 Neal Colzie TAM 27 16 16 2 12 0 12 6.0 12
144 Jeff Griffin STL 23 16 9 2 34 0 26 17.0 34
145 Ray Griffin CIN 25 8 2 2 31 0 17 15.5 31
146 Terry Jackson NYG 26 16 16 2 22 0 21 11.0 22
147 Wilbur Jackson WAS 30 5 2 2 34 0 17 17.0 268
148 Mike Kozlowski MIA 25 14 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 1 40 0 40 40.0 49
149 Keith Lee NWE 24 15 6 2 20 0 16 10.0 20
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
150 James Mayberry ATL 24 16 0 2 23 0 15 11.5 93
151 Joe McLaughlin NYG 24 16 0 2 9 0 5 4.5 9
152 Beasley Reece NYG 27 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 24 0 24 24.0 24
153 Jim Rourke KAN 24 12 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0
154 Booker Russell PHI 25 12 1 2 28 0 20 14.0 146
155 Virgil Seay WAS 23 16 7 2 36 0 19 18.0 508
156 Eric Sievers SDG 24 16 10 2 4 0 4 2.0 280
157 Ron Smith 2TM 25 12 1 2 32 0 20 16.0 207
158 Steve Stephens NYJ 24 16 0 2 21 0 14 10.5 21
159 Aundra Thompson 3TM 28 14 2 2 44 0 25 22.0 157
160 Bill Whitaker GNB 22 16 0 2 1 0 1 0.5 1
161 J.C. Wilson HOU 25 16 14 2 27 0 14 13.5 27
162 Steve Wilson DAL 24 16 4 2 32 0 17 16.0 32
163 Marcus Anderson CHI 22 12 1 1 -5 0 -5 -5.0 238
164 Steve Atkins 2TM 25 4 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 50
165 Doug Beaudoin SDG 27 4 0 1 31 0 31 31.0 31
166 Rufus Bess BUF 25 16 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
167 Matt Blair* MIN 31 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
168 Byron Braggs GNB 22 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
169 Scot Brantley TAM 23 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
170 Rickey Claitt WAS 24 13 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 33
171 Ken Clarke PHI 25 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
172 Doug Cosbie DAL 25 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 258
173 Johnny Davis SFO 25 16 5 1 0 0 0 0.0 296
174 Russell Davis PIT 25 16 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 312
175 Joe Delaney* KAN 23 15 10 1 11 0 11 11.0 1378
176 Tom Dinkel CIN 25 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
177 Doug Donley DAL 22 11 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 35
178 Glen Edwards SDG 34 8 8 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
179 Ron Egloff DEN 26 16 6 1 7 0 7 7.0 238
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
180 Bob Fisher CHI 23 6 1 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
181 Chris Foote BAL 25 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
182 Steve Freeman BUF 28 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
183 Tony Galbreath MIN 27 14 1 1 16 0 16 16.0 358
184 Louie Giammona PHI 28 8 1 1 19 0 19 19.0 171
185 Nick Giaquinto 2TM 26 14 0 1 22 0 22 22.0 219
186 Nesby Glasgow BAL 24 14 13 1 35 0 35 35.0 35
187 Darryl Grant WAS 22 15 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 20
188 Mike Guman RAM 23 16 4 1 10 0 10 10.0 573
189 Ray Hamilton NWE 30 15 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
190 James Harrell DET 24 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
191 Duriel Harris MIA 27 15 12 1 20 0 20 20.0 931
192 Don Hasselbeck NWE 26 14 14 1 7 0 7 7.0 815
193 Frank Hawkins OAK 22 13 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 281
194 Wyatt Henderson SDG 25 15 0 1 26 0 26 26.0 26
195 Bryan Hicks CIN 24 16 12 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
196 Eddie Hill MIA 24 11 3 1 11 0 11 11.0 230
197 Kenny Hill OAK 23 9 0 1 21 0 21 21.0 21
198 John Jefferson GNB 25 13 13 1 3 0 3 3.0 657
199 Jim Jensen GNB 28 15 1 1 15 0 15 15.0 143
200 Eddie Johnson CLE 22 16 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
201 Johnnie Johnson RAM 25 16 16 1 39 0 39 39.0 39
202 Bobby Jones NYJ 26 16 3 1 1 0 1 1.0 240
203 Lam Jones NYJ 23 15 3 1 6 0 6 6.0 348
204 Bobby Kemp CIN 22 16 10 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
205 Aaron Kyle DEN 27 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
206 Larry Lee DET 22 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
207 Mark Malone PIT 23 8 3 1 3 0 3 3.0 161
208 Bill Matthews NWE 25 16 9 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
209 Greg Meisner RAM 22 9 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 17
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
210 Matt Miller CLE 25 16 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
211 Calvin Murray PHI 23 7 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 155
212 Jim Obradovich TAM 28 16 3 1 14 0 14 14.0 56
213 Irv Pankey RAM 23 13 12 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
214 Ricky Patton SFO 27 16 15 1 0 0 0 0.0 738
215 Jairo Penaranda RAM 23 16 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
216 Tony Peters WAS 28 16 16 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
217 Irvin Phillips SDG 21 15 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
218 Doug Plank CHI 28 16 12 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
219 Johnnie Poe NOR 22 15 15 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
220 Dave Preston DEN 26 16 14 1 1 0 1 1.0 1148
221 Tom Pridemore ATL 25 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
222 Eason Ramson SFO 25 11 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 57
223 Avon Riley HOU 23 16 0 1 51 0 51 51.0 51
224 Joe Rose MIA 24 16 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 321
225 Ben Rudolph NYJ 24 15 4 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
226 Jim Ryan DEN 24 16 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
227 John Sawyer SEA 28 16 16 1 8 0 8 8.0 280
228 Ken Schroy NYJ 29 16 16 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
229 Marvin Sims BAL 24 16 0 1 22 0 22 22.0 22
230 Jewerl Thomas RAM 24 15 1 1 15 0 15 15.0 170
231 Sidney Thornton PIT 27 16 6 1 1 0 1 1.0 281
232 Len Walterscheid CHI 27 6 4 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
233 Sammy White MIN 27 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 1000
234 James Wilder TAM 23 16 16 1 19 0 19 19.0 896
235 Brooks Williams 2TM 27 12 0 1 35 0 35 35.0 117
236 Mike Williams KAN 24 3 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 10
237 Rickey Young MIN 28 16 13 1 15 0 15 15.0 440