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Leaders Table
Rank Player Yds Year Tm
1Dave Zastudil (33)5,2092012ARI
2Andy Lee (25)4,9682007SFO
3Marquette King (25)4,9302014OAK
4Chris Gardocki (30)4,9192000CLE
5Shane Lechler (33)4,9092009OAK
6Britton Colquitt (26)4,7832011DEN
7Rick Tuten (27)4,7601992SEA
8Todd Sauerbrun (29)4,7352002CAR
9Chad Stanley (26)4,7202002HOU
10Bob Scarpitto (28)4,7131967DEN
11Andy Lee (27)4,7112009SFO
12Johnny Hekker (26)4,6802016LAR
13Donnie Jones (31)4,6522011STL
14Chris Gardocki (29)4,6451999CLE
15Brad Maynard (30)4,6382004CHI
16Johnny Hekker (25)4,6012015STL
17Andy Lee (36)4,5682018ARI
18Brad Maynard (24)4,5661998NYG
19Tom Tupa (38)4,5442004WAS
20Brad Maynard (23)4,5311997NYG
Bob Parsons (31)4,5311981CHI
22Sean Landeta (37)4,5241999PHI
23Shane Lechler (41)4,5072017HOU
24Shane Lechler (27)4,5032003OAK
25Shane Lechler (39)4,4972015HOU
26John Teltschik (22)4,4931986PHI
27Jason Baker (28)4,4832006CAR
28Bryan Anger (25)4,4642014JAX
29Andy Lee (23)4,4472005SFO
30Dave Jennings (27)4,4451979NYG
31Jon Ryan (29)4,4312011SEA
32Todd Sauerbrun (28)4,4192001CAR
33Bradley Pinion (22)4,4022016SFO
34Jim Arnold (23)4,3971984KAN
35Shane Lechler (32)4,3912008OAK
36Rohn Stark (25)4,3831984IND
37Matt Darr (23)4,3802015MIA
38Lac Edwards (25)4,3782017NYJ
39Dustin Colquitt (27)4,3612009KAN
40Kyle Richardson (26)4,3551999BAL
41Bryan Anger (23)4,3532012JAX
42John James (28)4,3491977ATL
43Tom Hutton (26)4,3391998PHI
44Bryan Anger (24)4,3382013JAX
45Dustin Colquitt (25)4,3222007KAN
46Brad Wing (25)4,2972016NYG
47Mike Horan (37)4,2891996NYG
48Donnie Jones (30)4,2762010STL
49Steve Weatherford (30)4,2712013NYG
50Leo Araguz (28)4,2561998OAK
51John James (27)4,2531976ATL
52Chris Gardocki (31)4,2492001CLE
53Darren Bennett (35)4,2482000SDG
54Scott Player (34)4,2302004ARI
55John James (29)4,2271978ATL
Shawn McCarthy (24)4,2271992NWE
57Sean Landeta (39)4,2212001PHI
58Daniel Pope (24)4,2181999KAN
59Donnie Jones (29)4,2122009STL
60Dave Jennings (28)4,2111980NYG
61Andy Lee (28)4,2032010SFO
62Rick Tuten (33)4,2021998STL
63Dave Jennings (29)4,1981981NYG
64Ray Guy+ (31)4,1951981OAK
65Chris Mohr (30)4,1941996BUF
66Brian Moorman (33)4,1922009BUF
67Leo Araguz (27)4,1891997OAK
Shane Lechler (37)4,1892013HOU
Brad Wing (26)4,1892017NYG
70Brett Kern (29)4,1752015TEN
Paul Maguire (30)4,1751968BUF
72Darren Bennett (33)4,1741998SDG
73Andy Lee (35)4,1592017ARI
74Brandon Fields (29)4,1502013MIA
Donnie Jones (32)4,1502012HOU
76Jon Ryan (35)4,1412017SEA
77Sam Koch (31)4,1382013BAL
78Rohn Stark (24)4,1241983BAL
79Spencer Lanning (26)4,1192014CLE
80Brett Kern (28)4,1182014TEN
81Rich Camarillo (34)4,1151994HOU
82Larry Swider (25)4,1111980STL
83Jim Arnold (27)4,1101988DET
84Marquette King (24)4,1072013OAK
85Matt Turk (30)4,1031998WAS
86Pat McAfee (24)4,1022011IND
87Josh Bidwell (29)4,1012005TAM
Kevin Huber (32)4,1012017CIN
89Donnie Jones (28)4,1002008STL
90Jason Baker (32)4,0972010CAR
91Dave Green (28)4,0921978TAM
92Brian Hansen (34)4,0901995NYJ
93Matt Turk (36)4,0882004MIA
94Pat O'Donnell (26)4,0872017CHI
95Dustin Colquitt (29)4,0842011KAN
96Ben Graham (36)4,0802010ARI
97Riley Dixon (23)4,0682016DEN
Jon Ryan (27)4,0682009SEA
99Todd Sauerbrun (24)4,0591997CHI
100Mike Bragg (31)4,0561978WAS
101Pat McAfee (28)4,0522015IND
102Josh Bidwell (30)4,0452006TAM
Ben Graham (35)4,0452009ARI
104John Jett (31)4,0442000DET
105Donnie Jones (35)4,0382015PHI
Mark Royals (32)4,0381997NOR
107Lewis Colbert (23)4,0331986KAN
108Jeff Feagles (31)4,0281997ARI
Chad Stanley (27)4,0282003HOU
110Kevin Huber (26)4,0232011CIN
111Nick Harris (32)4,0182010DET
112Mark Royals (33)4,0171998NOR
113Brian Moorman (30)4,0122006BUF
114Frank Garcia (26)4,0081983TAM
115Rick Tuten (28)4,0071993SEA
116Dustin Colquitt (31)4,0052013KAN
117Jeff Feagles (28)3,9971994ARI
118Dave Jennings (26)3,9951978NYG
119Dave Jennings (25)3,9931977NYG
120Matt Darr (24)3,9912016MIA
121Louie Aguiar (29)3,9901995KAN
Andy Lee (22)3,9902004SFO
123Jason Baker (29)3,9782007CAR
124Tom Blanchard (28)3,9741976NOR
125Darren Bennett (32)3,9721997SDG
126Andy Lee (29)3,9702011SFO
127Bradley Pinion (21)3,9692015SFO
128Darren Bennett (31)3,9671996SDG
129Shane Lechler (35)3,9602011OAK
Danny Villanueva (24)3,9601962RAM
131John Teltschik (24)3,9581988PHI
132Brad Maynard (34)3,9572008CHI
133Lee Johnson (31)3,9541993CIN
134Rich Camarillo (25)3,9531985NWE
135Nick Harris (30)3,9522008DET
136Klaus Wilmsmeyer (30)3,9491998MIA
137Dave Green (27)3,9481977TAM
Scott Player (29)3,9481999ARI
Kyle Richardson (25)3,9481998BAL
140Kyle Larson (28)3,9452008CIN
141Josh Miller (30)3,9442000PIT
142Marquette King (27)3,9372016OAK
Brad Maynard (31)3,9372005CHI
144Chris Kluwe (24)3,9342006MIN
145Dave Zastudil (32)3,9292011ARI
146T.J. Conley (26)3,9262011NYJ
147Rick Donnelly (26)3,9201988ATL
148Pat McInally (25)3,9191978CIN
149Mike Scifres (31)3,9142012SDG
150Sam Koch (30)3,9112012BAL
151Darren Bennett (34)3,9101999SDG
152Dustin Colquitt (28)3,9082010KAN
Tom Rouen (31)3,9081999DEN
154Tommy Barnhardt (32)3,9061995CAR
155Rick Tuten (29)3,9051994SEA
Rodney Williams (24)3,9052001NYG
157Adam Podlesh (28)3,9032011CHI
158John James (25)3,8911974ATL
159Dustin Colquitt (30)3,8872012KAN
160Matt Haack (24)3,8842018MIA
161Bob Grupp (24)3,8831979KAN
162Mark Royals (34)3,8821999TAM
163Mike Horan (25)3,8801984PHI
164Logan Cooke (23)3,8722018JAX
165Matt Turk (32)3,8702000MIA
166Scott Player (32)3,8642002ARI
167Harry Newsome (30)3,8621993MIN
168Jim Miller (24)3,8581981SFO
169Tom Tupa (36)3,8562002TAM
170Brett Kern (26)3,8552012TEN
171Billy Van Heusen (22)3,8531968DEN
172Chris Norman (22)3,8501984DEN
173Mark Royals (29)3,8491994PIT
174Robert Malone (24)3,8482012NYJ
175Michael Koenen (31)3,8462013TAM
176Shane Lechler (38)3,8452014HOU
177John Jett (33)3,8382002DET
178Britton Colquitt (25)3,8352010DEN
Brad Nortman (27)3,8352017JAX
180Jim Arnold (24)3,8271985KAN
Donnie Jones (25)3,8272005MIA
182Glenn Dobbs (26)3,8261946BDA
Shane Lechler (36)3,8262012OAK
184Bryan Barker (34)3,8241998JAX
Craig Hentrich (28)3,8241999TEN
Michael Koenen (25)3,8242007ATL
187John Kidd (24)3,8181985BUF
188Bryan Wagner (27)3,8171989CLE
189Britton Colquitt (32)3,8112017CLE
190Brandon Fields (27)3,8102011MIA
191Ray Guy+ (34)3,8091984RAI
192Jeff Gossett (31)3,8041988RAI
Andy Lee (31)3,8042013SFO
194Jerry Norton (30)3,8021961STL
Colton Schmidt (24)3,8022015BUF
196Billy Lothridge (25)3,8011967ATL
197Lee Johnson (38)3,7982000NWE
198Josh Miller (29)3,7951999PIT
199Tress Way (27)3,7942017WAS
200Brian Moorman (27)3,7882003BUF
Matt Turk (29)3,7881997WAS
202Billy Atkins (26)3,7831961BUF
203Mark Royals (28)3,7811993PIT
204Greg Coleman (28)3,7801983MIN
205Ryan Plackemeier (22)3,7782006SEA
206Mike Horan (26)3,7771985PHI
Sam Koch (26)3,7772008BAL
Cliff Parsley (24)3,7771979HOU
209Tom Blanchard (27)3,7761975NOR
210Daniel Pope (25)3,7752000CIN
211Dan Stryzinski (28)3,7721993TAM
212Britton Colquitt (33)3,7672018CLE
213Reggie Hodges (30)3,7662012CLE
214Nick Harris (26)3,7652004DET
Sam Koch (35)3,7652017BAL
216Chris Mohr (31)3,7641997BUF
Chris Norman (23)3,7641985DEN
Rigoberto Sanchez (22)3,7642017IND
219Lac Edwards (26)3,7632018NYJ
Brian Hansen (24)3,7631985NOR
221Britton Colquitt (31)3,7612016CLE
Dale Hatcher (22)3,7611985RAM
223Craig Hentrich (35)3,7602006TEN
224David Beverly (28)3,7591978GNB
Michael Dickson (22)3,7592018SEA
226Johnny Hekker (22)3,7562012STL
227Pat Brady (27)3,7521953PIT
Brian Hansen (29)3,7521990NWE
229Pat Richter (22)3,7491964WAS
230Bryan Barker (37)3,7472001WAS
Brett Kern (25)3,7472011TEN
232Rich Camarillo (26)3,7461986NWE
Rick Tuten (31)3,7461996SEA
234Ralf Mojsiejenko (25)3,7451988SDG
Steve Weatherford (28)3,7452011NYG
236Shane Lechler (29)3,7442005OAK
237Tommy Barnhardt (28)3,7431991NOR
238Dale Hatcher (23)3,7401986RAM
239Jon Ryan (24)3,7392006GNB
240Frank Corral (26)3,7351981RAM
Lee Johnson (37)3,7351999NWE
Mike Scifres (26)3,7352007SDG
Rick Tuten (30)3,7351995SEA
244Billy Van Heusen (24)3,7321970DEN
245Ken Clark (31)3,7311979RAM
Howard Maley (25)3,7311947BOS
247Jeff Feagles (35)3,7302001SEA
248Brett Kern (31)3,7282017TEN
249Bob Parsons (26)3,7261976CHI
250Craig Hentrich (37)3,7252008TEN
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