NFL Yards per Punt Year-by-Year Leaders

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Leaders Table
Year Player Y/P Tm
2016Pat McAfee (29)49.3IND
2015Johnny Hekker (25)47.9STL
2014Tress Way (24)47.5WAS
2014Bryan Anger (25)47.5JAX
2013Marquette King (24)48.9OAK
2012Brandon Fields (28)50.2MIA
2011Andy Lee (29)50.9SFO
2010Mat McBriar (31)47.9DAL
2009Shane Lechler (33)51.1OAK
2008Donnie Jones (28)50.0STL
2007Shane Lechler (31)49.1OAK
2006Mat McBriar (27)48.2DAL
2005Brian Moorman (29)45.7BUF
2005Shane Lechler (29)45.7OAK
2004Shane Lechler (28)46.7OAK
2003Shane Lechler (27)46.9OAK
2002Todd Sauerbrun (29)45.5CAR
2001Todd Sauerbrun (28)47.5CAR
2000Darren Bennett (35)46.2SDG
1999Tom Rouen (31)46.5DEN
1998Craig Hentrich (27)47.2TEN
1997Mark Royals (32)45.9NOR
1996John Kidd (35)46.3MIA
1995Rick Tuten (30)45.0SEA
1994Sean Landeta (32)44.8RAM
1993Greg Montgomery (28)45.6HOU
1992Greg Montgomery (27)46.9HOU
1991Reggie Roby (30)45.7MIA
1990Greg Montgomery (25)45.0HOU
1989Rich Camarillo (29)43.4PHO
1988Harry Newsome (25)45.4PIT
1987Rick Donnelly (25)44.0ATL
1986Rohn Stark (27)45.2IND
1985Rohn Stark (26)45.9IND
1984Jim Arnold (23)44.9KAN
1983Rohn Stark (24)45.3BAL
1982Luke Prestridge (25)45.0DEN
1981Pat McInally (28)45.4CIN
1980Dave Jennings (28)44.8NYG
1979Bob Grupp (24)43.6KAN
1978Pat McInally (25)43.1CIN
1977Ray Guy+ (27)43.3OAK
1976Marv Bateman (26)42.8BUF
1975Ray Guy+ (25)43.8OAK
1974Ray Guy+ (24)42.2OAK
1973Jerrel Wilson (31)45.5KAN
1972Jerrel Wilson (30)44.8KAN
1971Dave Lewis (25)44.8CIN
1971Jerrel Wilson (29)44.8KAN
1970Dave Lewis (24)46.2CIN
1969David Lee (25)45.3BAL
1969Dennis Partee (23)44.6SDG
1968Jerrel Wilson (26)45.1KAN
1968Billy Lothridge (26)44.3ATL
1967Bob Scarpitto (28)44.9DEN
1967Pat Studstill (29)44.5DET
1966David Lee (22)45.6BAL
1966Bob Scarpitto (27)45.2DEN
1965Gary Collins (25)46.7CLE
1965Jerrel Wilson (23)45.4KAN
1964Bobby Walden (26)46.4MIN
1964Jim Fraser (28)44.2DEN
1963Yale Lary+ (32)48.9DET
1963Jim Fraser (27)44.4DEN
1962Tommy Davis (27)45.6SFO
1962Billy Atkins (27)44.0NYT
1961Yale Lary+ (30)48.4DET
1961Billy Atkins (26)44.5BUF
1960Jerry Norton (29)45.6STL
1960Paul Maguire (22)40.5LAC
1959Yale Lary+ (28)47.1DET
1958Sam Baker (28)45.4WAS
1957Larry Barnes (25)47.1SFO
1956Horace Gillom (35)44.7CLE
1955Norm Van Brocklin+ (29)44.6RAM
1954Pat Brady (28)43.2PIT
1953Pat Brady (27)46.9PIT
1952Horace Gillom (31)45.7CLE
1951Horace Gillom (30)45.5CLE
1950Fred Morrison (23)43.3CHI
1949Frankie Albert (29)48.2SFO
1949George Gulyanics (28)47.2CHI
1948Glenn Dobbs (28)49.1LAD
1948Joe Muha (27)47.3PHI
1947Bob Reinhard (26)45.7LAD
1947George Gulyanics (26)44.8CHI
1946Glenn Dobbs (26)47.8BDA
1946Bob Cifers (26)45.6DET
1945Sammy Baugh+ (31)43.3WAS
1944Jack Banta (26)44.2PHI
1943Frankie Sinkwich (22)45.9DET
1943Sammy Baugh+ (29)45.9WAS
1942Sammy Baugh+ (28)48.2WAS
1941Sammy Baugh+ (27)48.7WAS
1940Sammy Baugh+ (26)51.4WAS
1939Sid Luckman+ (22)44.4CHI
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