NFL Kick & Punt Return Yards Career Leaders (since 1941)

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Leaders Table
Rank Player RtY Years Tm
1Brian Mitchell19,0131990-20033TM
2Allen Rossum15,0031998-20096TM
3Josh Cribbs13,4882005-20143TM
4Mel Gray13,0031986-19974TM
5Glyn Milburn12,7721993-20014TM
6Dante Hall12,3972000-20082TM
7Darren Sproles11,3132005-20193TM
8Devin Hester11,0282006-20164TM
9Desmond Howard10,8541992-20025TM
10Kevin Williams9,6041993-20004TM
11Ted Ginn Jr.9,5232007-20206TM
12Leon Washington9,3462006-20144TM
13Dave Meggett9,2741989-19983TM
14Eric Metcalf9,2661989-20027TM
15Michael Bates9,1541993-20036TM
16Ron Smith8,7101965-19745TM
17Andre Roberts8,5782010-20218TM
18Tyrone Hughes8,4101993-19983TM
19Vai Sikahema8,1021986-19933TM
20Jermaine Lewis7,8931996-20043TM
21Brandon Tate7,8142009-20184TM
22Michael Lewis7,8072001-20072TM
23Jacoby Jones7,6282007-20154TM
24Cordarrelle Patterson7,5612013-20215TM
25Tamarick Vanover7,4381995-20022TM
26Chris Carr7,3492005-20135TM
27Rod Woodson+7,2561987-20034TM
28Bruce Harper7,1911977-1984nyj
29Eddie Drummond7,0912002-20072TM
30Chad Morton6,8322000-20064TM
31Dexter Carter6,7701990-19962TM
32Speedy Duncan6,7401964-19742TM
33Wes Welker6,7222004-20155TM
34Alvin Haymond6,5861964-19735TM
35Clarence Verdin6,5801986-19943TM
36Tim Dwight6,5261998-20075TM
37Abe Woodson6,4941958-19662TM
38Terrence Wilkins6,3981999-20062TM
39Billy Johnson6,2581974-19883TM
40Reggie Swinton6,2302001-20053TM
41Charlie Rogers6,1251999-20033TM
42Dwayne Harris6,1102011-20204TM
43Mike Nelms6,0761980-1984was
44Deion Sanders+5,7221989-20055TM
45Al Carmichael5,7101953-19612TM
46Dick James5,6281956-19653TM
47Stefan Logan5,5862009-20122TM
48Corey Harris5,5451992-20036TM
49Danny Amendola5,4502009-20215TM
Rock Cartwright5,4502002-20112TM
Terrence McGee5,4502003-2012buf
52Timmy Brown5,4201959-19683TM
53Stump Mitchell5,3841981-1989crd
54Rick Upchurch5,3631975-1983den
55Eric Weems5,3542007-20173TM
56Fulton Walker5,2161981-19862TM
57Adam Jones5,1762005-20184TM
58Bobby Joe Edmonds5,1171986-19953TM
59Derrick Mason5,0861997-20114TM
60Herschel Walker5,0841986-19974TM
61Eddie Payton5,0631977-19824TM
62Steve Odom5,0461974-19792TM
63Kevin Faulk5,0411999-2011nwe
Marc Mariani5,0412010-20162TM
65David Dunn4,9441995-20014TM
66Maurice Hicks4,9322004-20082TM
67David Palmer4,8841994-2000min
68Larry Marshall4,8621972-19784TM
69Andre' Davis4,8612002-20094TM
70Andre Coleman4,8501994-19983TM
71Bobby Jancik4,8321962-1967oti
72Larry Anderson4,7991978-19842TM
73B.J. Sams4,7192004-20082TM
74Joe Arenas4,5721951-1957sfo
75Tim Brown+4,5551988-20042TM
76Ronney Jenkins4,5502000-20032TM
77Greg Pruitt4,5211973-19842TM
78Ron Brown4,4931984-19912TM
79Dennis Gentry4,4891982-1992chi
80Troy Brown4,4871993-2007nwe
81Carl Roaches4,4681980-19852TM
82Kermit Alexander4,4211963-19733TM
83Mike Fuller4,3611975-19822TM
84Woodley Lewis4,3511950-19603TM
85Ollie Matson+4,3411952-19664TM
86Antwaan Randle El4,3162002-20102TM
87Leon Johnson4,3051997-20033TM
88Tyler Lockett4,2592015-2021sea
89Carl Garrett4,1911969-19774TM
90Buddy Young4,1631947-19554TM
91Josh Scobey4,1602003-20073TM
92Bruce Laird4,1531972-19832TM
93Nate Lewis4,1521990-19952TM
94Qadry Ismail4,1351993-20025TM
95Percy Harvin4,1272009-20164TM
96LaRod Stephens-Howling4,0922009-20132TM
97Jon Arnett4,0911957-19662TM
98Dino Hall4,0861979-1983cle
99Steve Broussard4,0601990-19983TM
100Steve Smith Sr.4,0552001-20162TM
101Terry Metcalf4,0231973-19812TM
102Kelvin Martin4,0201987-19963TM
103Darrin Nelson4,0161982-19922TM
104Alex Erickson4,0072016-20212TM
105Justin Miller3,9752005-20123TM
106Aaron Stecker3,9342000-20093TM
107Jakeem Grant3,9272016-20212TM
Dwight Stone3,9271987-20003TM
109Marcus Sherels3,9192010-20192TM
110Abner Haynes3,9001960-19674TM
111Roell Preston3,8961995-19995TM
112Howard Stevens3,8951973-19772TM
113MarTay Jenkins3,8661999-2002crd
114Johnny Bailey3,8401990-19953TM
115Troy Walters3,8352000-20074TM
116Karl Williams3,8101996-20042TM
117Vaughn Hebron3,8021993-19982TM
118Brandon Banks3,7932010-2012was
119Robbie Martin3,7541981-19862TM
120Ellis Hobbs3,7392005-20102TM
121Bill Butler3,7361959-19644TM
122Aaron Bailey3,6961994-1998clt
123Jerious Norwood3,6952006-20112TM
124Willie Drewrey3,6941985-19932TM
125Dick Christy3,6751958-19633TM
126Darrien Gordon3,6711993-20025TM
127Bethel Johnson3,6322003-20062TM
128Tony Horne3,6151998-2000ram
129Tremain Mack3,5831997-2000cin
130Gerald McNeil3,5691986-19902TM
131Pharoh Cooper3,5492016-20215TM
132J.J. Moses3,5092002-20053TM
133Reggie Barlow3,4941996-20032TM
Clarence Childs3,4941964-19682TM
135Leodis McKelvin3,4922008-20162TM
136Drew Hill3,4821979-19933TM
137Tom Watkins3,4801961-19683TM
138Eddie Brown3,4681974-19793TM
139Rich Mauti3,4641977-19842TM
140Marcus Thigpen3,4522012-20154TM
141Vernon Turner3,4431990-19954TM
142Emlen Tunnell+3,4241948-19612TM
143Floyd Little+3,4161967-1975den
144Jo-Jo Townsell3,4081985-1990nyj
145R.W. McQuarters3,3891998-20084TM
Bobby Mitchell+3,3891958-19682TM
147Dominic Rhodes3,3742001-20102TM
Micheal Spurlock3,3742006-20148TM
149Danieal Manning3,3702006-20142TM
150Rickie Harris3,3551965-19722TM
151Vic Washington3,3411971-19763TM
152Darius Reynaud3,3322008-20134TM
153Cleo Montgomery3,3281980-19853TM
154James Brooks3,3271981-19924TM
155Lionel James3,2871984-1988sdg
156Walter Stanley3,2771985-19925TM
157Bill Dudley+3,2581942-19533TM
158Keith Moody3,2381976-19802TM
159J.T. Smith3,2371978-19903TM
James Thrash3,2371997-20082TM
161O.J. McDuffie3,2301993-2000mia
162Charlie West3,2261968-19793TM
163Ken Jenkins3,2001983-19862TM
164Albert Bentley3,1921985-19922TM
165Wally Henry3,1811977-1982phi
166Walter Roberts3,1741964-19703TM
167Gale Sayers+3,1721965-1971chi
168Gary Anderson3,1641985-19933TM
169Phil McConkey3,1561984-19894TM
170Mark Jones3,1522004-20094TM
171Butch Johnson3,1451976-19852TM
172George Atkinson3,1401968-19792TM
173Cannonball Butler3,1311965-19723TM
174Steve Breaston3,1262007-20122TM
175Mercury Morris3,1181969-19762TM
176Bo Roberson3,1111961-19664TM
177Jamal Agnew3,1052017-20212TM
178Mel Renfro+3,0881964-1977dal
179Herb Adderley+3,0801961-19722TM
180Willie Ponder3,0792003-20063TM
181Terry Fair3,0431998-20053TM
182Lou Piccone3,0411974-19822TM
183Donnie Elder3,0401985-19915TM
184Lynn Chandnois3,0321950-1956pit
185Mike Martin3,0241983-1989cin
186Travis Williams3,0141967-19712TM
187Courtney Roby3,0072005-20144TM
188Bobby Humphery2,9741984-19902TM
189Bill Thompson2,9701969-1981den
190Mack Herron2,9671973-19752TM
191Stanford Jennings2,9651984-19923TM
192Glenn Holt2,9612006-2008cin
193Eric Guliford2,9601993-19983TM
194Alvin Hall2,9581981-1987det
195Brock Marion2,9511993-20043TM
196Ameer Abdullah2,9442015-20213TM
197Dexter McCluster2,9422010-20163TM
198Antonio Brown2,9342010-20213TM
199Maurice Morris2,9332002-20112TM
200Quintin Demps2,9312008-20175TM
201Dave Hampton2,9231969-19763TM
Todd Kinchen2,9231992-19983TM
203Billy Grimes2,9161949-19522TM
204Jerry Azumah2,9011999-2005chi
205Jerry LeVias2,9001969-19742TM
Brad Smith2,9002006-20143TM
207Benny Cunningham2,8952013-20182TM
208Keshawn Martin2,8592012-20163TM
209Hugh McElhenny+2,8411952-19644TM
Preston Pearson2,8411967-19803TM
211Dave Grayson2,8391961-19702TM
212Eddie Saenz2,8341946-1951was
213Nate Burleson2,8092003-20133TM
Antonio Chatman2,8092003-20082TM
215Jamie Holland2,8061987-19923TM
216James Owens2,8011979-19842TM
217Randall Cobb2,7922011-20213TM
218Willard Harrell2,7751975-19842TM
219Leroy Kelly+2,7741964-1973cle
220Noland Smith2,7721967-19692TM
221Jeremy Ross2,7522012-20166TM
222Dana McLemore2,7451982-19872TM
223Cecil Turner2,7301968-1973chi
224Eddie Royal2,7292008-20163TM
225Glen Young2,7191983-19882TM
226Chris Warren2,7141990-20003TM
227Bernard Jackson2,7091972-19803TM
Lemar Parrish2,7091970-19823TM
229Aaron Glenn 2,6971994-20085TM
230J.J. Arrington2,6942005-2008crd
231Leon Bright2,6931981-19852TM
232Roscoe Parrish2,6912005-20122TM
233Dennis Northcutt2,6842000-20093TM
234Brandon Bennett2,6751998-20042TM
235Frank Seno2,6631943-19493TM
236Larry Brunson2,6521974-19803TM
237Deltha O'Neal2,6442000-20083TM
238Pat Studstill2,6401961-19723TM
239Zachary Dixon2,6391979-19845TM
240Al Nelson2,6281965-1973phi
241Chris Watson2,6251999-20022TM
242Darrick Vaughn2,6202000-20032TM
243Julian Edelman2,6122009-2020nwe
244DeAndre Carter2,6102018-20214TM
245Randy Baldwin2,6071991-19964TM
246Clifton Smith2,6032008-20103TM
247Javier Arenas2,5972010-20143TM
248Lem Barney+2,5861967-1977det
249Domenik Hixon2,5632007-20133TM
250Irving Fryar2,5601984-20004TM