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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 Mike Nelms* WAS 27 8 0 32 252 0 28 7.9 23 557 0 58 24.2 809
2 James Brooks SDG 24 9 0 12 138 0 29 11.5 33 749 0 47 22.7 1383
3 Wally Henry PHI 28 8 0 20 103 0 11 5.2 24 541 0 44 22.5 644
4 Stump Mitchell STL 23 9 1 27 165 0 15 6.1 16 364 0 33 22.8 867
5 Robbie Martin DET 24 9 0 26 275 0 58 10.6 16 268 0 27 16.8 561
6 Leon Bright NYG 27 8 0 37 325 0 33 8.8 4 72 0 20 18.0 421
7 Ron Fellows DAL 24 9 0 25 189 0 17 7.6 16 359 0 35 22.4 548
8 Bruce Harper NYJ 27 9 0 23 184 0 24 8.0 18 368 0 37 20.4 854
9 Greg Pruitt RAI 31 9 0 27 209 0 25 7.7 14 371 0 55 26.5 631
10 Carl Roaches HOU 29 9 0 19 104 0 25 5.5 21 441 0 45 21.0 545
11 Ricky Smith NWE 22 9 0 16 139 0 19 8.7 24 567 1 98 23.6 706
12 Anthony Hancock KAN 22 9 0 12 103 0 30 8.6 27 609 0 68 22.6 828
13 Larry Anderson BAL 26 9 6 8 54 0 28 6.8 27 517 0 33 19.1 571
14 Eddie Payton MIN 31 9 0 22 179 0 35 8.1 12 271 0 32 22.6 450
15 Dwight Walker CLE 23 9 0 19 101 0 14 5.3 13 295 0 36 22.7 532
16 Mike Mosley BUF 24 9 0 11 61 0 16 5.5 18 487 0 66 27.1 644
17 Dennis Gentry CHI 23 9 0 17 89 0 16 5.2 9 161 0 23 17.9 280
18 Dino Hall CLE 27 9 0 4 33 0 10 8.3 22 430 0 32 19.5 555
19 Reggie Brown ATL 22 8 0 24 466 0 33 19.4 466
20 Billy Johnson ATL 30 9 0 24 273 0 71 11.4 284
21 Willie Sydnor PIT 23 8 0 22 172 0 21 7.8 2 37 0 20 18.5 209
22 Dana McLemore SFO 22 8 0 7 156 1 93 22.3 16 353 0 45 22.1 509
23 Gerald Willhite DEN 23 9 2 6 63 0 23 10.5 17 337 0 26 19.8 974
24 LeRoy Irvin RAM 25 9 0 22 242 1 63 11.0 242
25 Paul Johns SEA 24 9 9 19 210 0 37 11.1 3 57 0 23 19.0 500
26 Barry Redden RAM 22 9 0 22 502 0 85 22.8 542
27 Jeff Groth NOR 25 9 9 21 144 0 18 6.9 528
28 Michael Morton TAM 22 9 0 21 361 0 26 17.2 369
29 Phil Epps GNB 24 9 1 20 150 0 35 7.5 376
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
30 Del Rodgers GNB 22 9 0 20 436 0 76 21.8 634
31 Tommy Vigorito MIA 23 9 1 20 192 1 59 9.6 477
32 Fulton Walker MIA 24 9 0 20 433 0 32 21.7 433
33 Butch Woolfolk NYG 22 9 8 20 428 0 34 21.4 1091
34 Mike Fuller CIN 29 9 2 17 95 0 13 5.6 1 9 0 9 9.0 104
35 Robert Holt BUF 23 7 0 10 45 0 21 4.5 7 156 0 37 22.3 249
36 Cleo Montgomery RAI 26 9 0 17 312 0 39 18.4 312
37 Alvin Hall DET 24 9 9 16 426 1 96 26.6 426
38 John Holt TAM 23 9 0 16 81 0 22 5.1 81
39 David Verser CIN 24 9 0 16 320 0 33 20.0 419
40 Gary Allen HOU 22 7 0 15 292 0 38 19.5 329
41 Wade Manning DEN 27 9 0 15 346 0 34 23.1 392
42 Kurt Sohn NYJ 25 9 0 15 299 0 32 19.9 299
43 Rick Upchurch*+ DEN 30 9 8 15 242 2 78 16.1 639
44 Fred Bohannon PIT 24 7 0 14 329 0 57 23.5 329
45 Jeff Fisher CHI 24 9 0 7 53 0 17 7.6 7 102 0 20 14.6 155
46 Rodney Tate CIN 23 9 0 14 314 0 55 22.4 316
47 Rickey Watts CHI 25 9 0 14 330 0 36 23.6 546
48 Freddie Solomon SFO 29 9 7 13 122 0 27 9.4 441
49 Rick Woods PIT 23 5 0 13 142 0 20 10.9 142
50 Jarvis Redwine MIN 25 7 0 12 286 0 76 23.8 288
51 Zachary Dixon BAL 26 9 3 11 197 0 27 17.9 631
52 Eric Lane SEA 23 9 0 11 172 0 32 15.6 172
53 Danny Pittman NYG 24 8 0 6 40 0 9 6.7 5 117 0 31 23.4 178
54 Dwight Hicks* SFO 26 9 9 10 54 0 13 5.4 54
55 Horace Ivory SEA 28 6 0 10 224 0 30 22.4 313
56 Aundra Thompson NOR 29 9 2 10 211 0 35 21.1 351
57 Theo Bell TAM 29 9 0 9 62 0 14 6.9 265
58 Doug Donley DAL 23 6 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 8 151 0 33 18.9 188
59 Willard Harrell STL 30 7 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 8 150 0 31 18.8 292
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
60 Amos Lawrence SFO 24 8 1 9 190 0 30 21.1 209
61 Robert Alexander RAM 24 9 0 8 139 0 32 17.4 135
62 Johnnie Gray GNB 29 9 9 6 48 0 15 8.0 2 29 0 25 14.5 77
63 Mike Guman RAM 24 9 9 8 102 0 24 12.8 678
64 Walter Abercrombie PIT 23 6 0 7 139 0 46 19.9 253
65 Melvin Hoover PHI 23 7 0 7 113 0 43 16.1 118
66 Wayne Wilson NOR 25 8 7 7 192 0 75 27.4 780
67 Nick Giaquinto WAS 27 7 0 5 34 0 12 6.8 1 21 0 21 21.0 125
68 Darrin Nelson MIN 23 7 4 6 132 0 33 22.0 368
69 Bill Ring SFO 26 8 3 6 145 0 41 24.2 422
70 Steve Wilson DEN 25 8 3 6 123 0 30 20.5 123
71 Matt Bouza BAL 23 9 9 2 0 0 0 0.0 3 31 0 12 10.3 318
72 Earl Ferrell STL 24 9 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 4 88 0 27 22.0 94
73 Larry Heater NYG 24 9 0 5 84 0 26 16.8 112
74 Harlan Huckleby GNB 25 9 0 5 89 0 26 17.8 108
75 Rich Mauti NOR 28 9 0 5 93 0 22 18.6 163
76 Timmy Newsome DAL 24 9 0 5 74 0 26 14.8 290
77 Ivory Sully RAM 25 9 0 5 84 0 24 16.8 84
78 Willie Tullis HOU 24 9 3 5 91 0 28 18.2 91
79 Allan Clark 2TM 25 6 0 4 75 0 30 18.8 75
80 Nesby Glasgow BAL 25 9 9 4 24 0 8 6.0 24
81 Rod Hill DAL 23 9 0 4 39 0 26 9.8 39
82 Roland Hooks BUF 29 6 0 4 13 0 8 3.3 36
83 Randy Love STL 26 9 0 4 69 0 24 17.3 69
84 Andre Young SDG 22 8 2 4 45 0 16 11.3 45
85 Mel Carver TAM 23 9 1 3 62 0 25 20.7 337
86 Mike Dennis NYG 24 9 1 3 68 0 27 22.7 68
87 Roy Green STL 25 9 9 3 20 0 11 6.7 481
88 Jim Jodat SDG 28 7 0 3 45 0 16 15.0 52
89 Ted McKnight BUF 28 3 0 3 34 0 17 11.3 34
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
90 Calvin Murray PHI 24 1 0 3 42 0 16 14.0 42
91 Keith Nord MIN 25 9 0 3 43 0 19 14.3 43
92 James Owens TAM 27 8 6 3 52 0 27 17.3 332
93 Lou Piccone BUF 33 8 2 3 50 0 23 16.7 190
94 J.T. Smith KAN 27 5 3 3 26 0 16 8.7 194
95 Johnny Ray Smith TAM 25 9 1 3 47 0 24 15.7 47
96 Hank Bauer SDG 28 9 0 2 24 0 15 12.0 24
97 Rufus Bess MIN 26 8 0 2 17 0 11 8.5 17
98 Glenn Blackwood MIA 25 9 9 2 2 0 2 1.0 2
99 Theotis Brown SEA 25 9 0 2 33 0 19 16.5 269
100 Billy Campfield PHI 26 6 0 2 30 0 16 15.0 173
101 Kenny Duckett NOR 23 7 0 2 39 0 25 19.5 235
102 Ron Ferrari SFO 23 9 0 2 19 0 11 9.5 19
103 Ernest French PIT 23 3 0 2 38 0 26 19.0 38
104 Blane Gaison ATL 24 9 0 2 14 0 14 7.0 14
105 Alvin Garrett WAS 26 9 0 2 35 0 18 17.5 41
106 Roland Harper CHI 29 8 0 2 10 0 10 5.0 25
107 Sam Harrell MIN 25 1 0 2 21 0 17 10.5 21
108 Vince Heflin MIA 23 6 0 2 49 0 31 24.5 49
109 Drew Hill RAM 26 9 0 2 42 0 24 21.0 134
110 Kenny Hill RAI 24 9 0 2 20 0 17 10.0 20
111 James Jones DAL 24 5 0 2 46 0 27 23.0 46
112 Horace King DET 29 9 1 2 23 0 12 11.5 164
113 Ken McAlister SEA 22 9 0 2 41 0 21 20.5 41
114 Mike Meade GNB 22 2 1 2 31 0 17 15.5 68
115 Scott Nicolas CLE 22 9 0 2 16 0 10 8.0 16
116 Eason Ramson SFO 26 9 0 2 20 0 13 10.0 47
117 Durwood Roquemore KAN 22 9 0 2 25 0 18 12.5 25
118 John Sciarra PHI 28 8 1 2 5 0 5 2.5 5
119 Mark Slater PHI 27 9 0 2 30 0 16 15.0 30
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
120 Greg Taylor NWE 24 1 0 2 46 0 27 23.0 46
121 Del Thompson KAN 24 6 0 2 41 0 23 20.5 48
122 Arthur Whittington BUF 27 2 0 2 39 0 21 19.5 54
123 Greg Williams WAS 23 9 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 1 2 0 2 2.0 11
124 Tim Wilson HOU 28 9 1 2 40 0 26 20.0 40
125 Dave Ahrens STL 24 9 9 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
126 Stuart Anderson WAS 23 2 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
127 Ricky Bell SDG 27 4 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 16
128 Todd Bell CHI 24 9 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
129 Curtis Brown BUF 28 9 3 1 17 0 17 17.0 242
130 Deron Cherry KAN 23 7 0 1 39 0 39 39.0 39
131 Doug Cosbie DAL 26 9 9 1 4 0 4 4.0 443
132 Jeff Davis TAM 22 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
133 Rich Diana MIA 22 9 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 67
134 Paul Dombroski NWE 26 9 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
135 Rick Donnalley PIT 24 5 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
136 Kenny Easley* SEA 23 8 8 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
137 Neil Elshire MIN 24 5 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
138 Cleveland Franklin BAL 27 9 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 221
139 Hokie Gajan NOR 23 9 4 1 18 0 18 18.0 105
140 Andrew Gissinger SDG 23 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
141 David Green CLE 29 9 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
142 Jeff Griffin STL 24 9 8 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
143 Clarence Harmon WAS 27 9 0 1 13 0 13 13.0 267
144 Floyd Hodge ATL 23 9 0 1 23 0 23 23.0 194
145 David Hughes SEA 23 9 3 1 17 0 17 17.0 221
146 Derrick Jensen RAI 26 9 0 1 27 0 27 27.0 27
147 Gregg Johnson SEA 24 9 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
148 Rick Kane DET 28 6 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 61
149 Chris Keating BUF 25 9 4 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
150 Mike Kozlowski MIA 26 9 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
151 Jim Laughlin ATL 24 9 0 1 10 0 10 10.0 10
152 Keith Lee NWE 25 9 2 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
153 Larry Lee DET 23 9 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
154 Cliff Lewis GNB 23 9 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
155 Dave Lindstrom KAN 28 9 4 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
156 Dino Mangiero KAN 24 6 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
157 Mardye McDole MIN 23 2 0 1 26 0 26 26.0 26
158 Joe McLaughlin NYG 25 8 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
159 Mike Merriweather PIT 22 9 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3
160 Matt Millen RAI 24 9 9 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
161 Wilbert Montgomery PHI 28 8 8 1 12 0 12 12.0 785
162 Jeff Moore SFO 26 9 4 1 15 0 15 15.0 701
163 Wayne Morris STL 28 9 8 1 14 0 14 14.0 296
164 Rick Moser 2TM 26 7 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
165 Jerry Muckensturm CHI 29 6 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
166 Jim Obradovich TAM 29 9 3 1 12 0 12 12.0 34
167 Nathan Poole DEN 26 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 36
168 Beasley Reece NYG 28 9 9 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
169 Avon Riley HOU 24 9 8 1 27 0 27 27.0 27
170 Jimmy Rogers NOR 27 9 1 1 24 0 24 24.0 219
171 Mark Roopenian BUF 24 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
172 John Scully ATL 24 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
173 Pete Shaw NYG 28 9 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
174 Eric Sievers SDG 25 9 2 1 17 0 17 17.0 190
175 Bill Simpson BUF 31 9 9 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
176 Lynn Swann PIT 30 9 8 1 0 0 0 0.0 290
177 Rich Thomaselli HOU 25 9 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 15
178 Dennis Thurman DAL 26 9 9 1 17 0 17 17.0 17
179 Keith Uecker DEN 22 5 2 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
Punt Returns Kick Returns
Rk Tm Age G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
180 Chester Willis RAI 24 8 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 26
181 Otis Wonsley WAS 25 9 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 51
182 George Yarno TAM 25 9 3 1 14 0 14 14.0 14