NFL Points Scored Year-by-Year Leaders

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Leaders Table
Year Player Pts Tm
2019Harrison Butker (24)98KAN
2018Ka'imi Fairbairn (24)150HOU
2017Greg Zuerlein (29)158LAR
2016Matt Bryant (41)158ATL
2015Stephen Gostkowski (31)151NWE
2014Stephen Gostkowski (30)156NWE
2013Stephen Gostkowski (29)158NWE
2012Stephen Gostkowski (28)153NWE
2011David Akers (36)166SFO
2010David Akers (35)143PHI
2009Nate Kaeding (27)146SDG
2008Stephen Gostkowski (24)148NWE
2007Mason Crosby (23)141GNB
2006LaDainian Tomlinson+ (27)186SDG
2005Shaun Alexander (28)168SEA
2004Adam Vinatieri (31)141NWE
2003Jeff Wilkins (31)163STL
2002Priest Holmes (28)144KAN
2001Marshall Faulk+ (28)128STL
2000Marshall Faulk+ (27)160STL
1999Mike Vanderjagt (29)145IND
1998Gary Anderson (39)164MIN
1997Mike Hollis (25)134JAX
1996John Kasay (26)145CAR
1995Emmitt Smith+ (26)150DAL
1994John Carney (30)135SDG
1993Jeff Jaeger (28)132RAI
1992Pete Stoyanovich (25)124MIA
1991Chip Lohmiller (25)149WAS
1990Nick Lowery (34)139KAN
1989Mike Cofer (25)136SFO
1988Scott Norwood (28)129BUF
1987Jerry Rice+ (24)138SFO
1986Tony Franklin (29)140NWE
1985Kevin Butler (23)144CHI
1984Ray Wersching (34)131SFO
1983Mark Moseley (35)161WAS
1982Marcus Allen+ (22)84RAI
1981Eddie Murray (25)121DET
1981Rafael Septien (27)121DAL
1980John Smith (30)129NWE
1979John Smith (29)115NWE
1978Frank Corral (23)118RAM
1977Errol Mann (36)99OAK
1976Toni Linhart (34)109BAL
1975O.J. Simpson+ (28)138BUF
1974Chester Marcol (24)94GNB
1973David Ray (28)130RAM
1972Chester Marcol (22)128GNB
1971Garo Yepremian (27)117MIA
1970Fred Cox (31)125MIN
1969Jim Turner (28)129NYJ
1969Fred Cox (30)121MIN
1968Jim Turner (27)145NYJ
1968Leroy Kelly+ (26)120CLE
1967Jim Bakken (26)117STL
1967George Blanda+ (39)116OAK
1966Gino Cappelletti (32)119BOS
1966Bruce Gossett (24)113RAM
1965Gino Cappelletti (31)132BOS
1965Gale Sayers+ (22)132CHI
1964Gino Cappelletti (30)155BOS
1964Lenny Moore+ (30)120BAL
1963Gino Cappelletti (29)113BOS
1963Don Chandler (29)106NYG
1962Gene Mingo (23)137DEN
1962Jim Taylor+ (26)114GNB
1961Gino Cappelletti (27)147BOS
1961Paul Hornung+ (25)146GNB
1960Paul Hornung+ (24)176GNB
1960Gene Mingo (21)123DEN
1959Paul Hornung+ (23)94GNB
1958Jim Brown+ (22)108CLE
1957Sam Baker (27)77WAS
1957Lou Groza+ (33)77CLE
1956Bobby Layne+ (29)99DET
1955Doak Walker+ (28)96DET
1954Bobby Walston (25)114PHI
1953Gordie Soltau (28)114SFO
1952Gordie Soltau (27)94SFO
1951Elroy Hirsch+ (28)102RAM
1950Doak Walker+ (23)128DET
1949Pat Harder (27)102CRD
1949Gene Roberts (26)102NYG
1949Alyn Beals (28)73SFO
1948Pat Harder (26)110CRD
1948Chet Mutryn (27)96BUF
1947Spec Sanders (29)114NYY
1947Pat Harder (25)102CRD
1946Ted Fritsch (25)100GNB
1946Lou Groza+ (22)84CLE
1945Steve Van Buren+ (24)110PHI
1944Don Hutson+ (31)85GNB
1943Don Hutson+ (30)117GNB
1942Don Hutson+ (29)138GNB
1941Don Hutson+ (28)95GNB
1940Don Hutson+ (27)57GNB
1939Andy Farkas (23)68WAS
1938Clarke Hinkle+ (29)58GNB
1937Jack Manders (28)69CHI
1936Dutch Clark+ (29)73DET
1935Dutch Clark+ (28)55DET
1934Jack Manders (25)76CHI
1933Glenn Presnell (28)64PRT
1933Ken Strong+ (27)64NYG
1932Dutch Clark+ (25)55PRT
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