NFL Active Leaders - Kickoff Return Yards

The following is a list of the NFL active kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff return yards. Statistics are current through the 2017 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

      Kickoff Returns
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. T. Ginn 166 305 6,898 22.6 102 3
2. C. Patterson 80 153 4,613 30.2 110 5
3. D. Amendola 111 152 3,575 23.5 84 0
4. D. Harris 88 130 3,392 26.1 100 1
5. T. Lockett 47 93 2,407 25.9 106 2
6. R. Cobb 96 74 1,915 25.9 108 1
7. T. Jones 73 77 1,801 23.4 70 0
8. T. Cadet 72 63 1,531 24.3 82 0
9. F. Whittaker 67 67 1,494 22.3 56 0
10. A. Erickson 32 61 1,473 24.1 84 0
11. J. Rodgers 94 61 1,447 23.7 77 0
12. J. Nelson 136 59 1,339 22.7 54 0
13. D. Lewis 54 57 1,307 22.9 104 1
14. B. Ellington 37 50 1,279 25.6 40 0
15. J. Landry 64 48 1,270 26.5 74 0
16. A. Abdullah 32 45 1,256 27.9 104 0
17. P. Cooper 26 48 1,255 26.1 104 1
18. J. Huff 37 48 1,237 25.8 108 2
19. Q. Bray 24 48 1,231 25.6 60 0
20. D. Thomas 50 48 1,209 25.2 78 0
21. A. Brown 115 47 1,173 25.0 89t 1
22. E. Sanders 115 45 1,083 24.1 48 0
23. J. Grant 32 40 918 22.9 45 0
24. D. McCourty 123 42 861 20.5 104 1
25. L. Whitehead 30 33 846 25.6 79 0
26. A. Hunt 30 35 824 23.5 42 0
27. M. Hyde 79 34 814 23.9 70 0
28. R. Ross 20 34 812 23.9 102 1
29. N. Paul 82 40 806 20.1 48 0
30. T. Davis 27 34 771 22.7 34 0
31. C. Thompson 45 36 748 20.8 36 0
32. G. Whalen 43 29 701 24.2 50 0
33. R. Mostert 23 26 648 24.9 53 0
34. M. Wheaton 58 27 636 23.6 41 0
35. J. Edelman 103 29 607 20.9 37 0
36. R. Switzer 16 24 600 25.0 61 0
37. D. Johnson 33 22 598 27.2 108 1
38. L. Blount 116 22 597 27.1 83 0
39. T. Montgomery 29 25 584 23.4 46 0
40. T. Cohen 16 26 583 22.4 46 0
41. A. Jackson 16 25 578 23.1 57 0
42. M. Lee 53 18 545 30.3 100 1
43. K. Drake 32 20 544 27.2 96t 1
44. D. Walker 175 31 528 17.0 35 0
45. K. Britt 116 24 523 21.8 56 0
46. C. Moore 28 20 508 25.4 87 0
47. J. Richard 32 25 492 19.7 50 0
48. P. Richardson 47 21 481 22.9 47 0
49. P. Garcon 140 22 475 21.6 39 0
50. T. Benjamin 84 18 468 26.0 86 0
  M. Goodwin 55 22 468 21.3 28 0