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 2018 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

      Kickoff Returns
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. D. Sproles 175 332 8,352 25.2 104 2
2. T. Ginn 170 306 6,899 22.5 102 3
3. B. Tate 127 247 5,890 23.8 104 2
4. C. Patterson 94 174 5,246 30.1 110 6
5. D. Harris 101 154 3,918 25.4 100 1
6. A. Roberts 133 158 3,819 24.2 99t 1
7. D. Amendola 124 152 3,575 23.5 84 0
8. A. Jones 146 125 3,232 25.9 97 0
9. B. Cunningham 84 110 2,895 26.3 102 0
10. T. Lockett 61 108 2,805 26.0 106 2
11. A. Erickson 46 94 2,358 25.1 84 0
12. D. Thompson 64 88 2,179 24.8 74 0
13. K. Davis 57 73 1,960 26.8 108 2
14. R. Cobb 104 74 1,915 25.9 108 1
15. T. Jones 79 82 1,890 23.0 70 0
16. A. Abdullah 40 57 1,569 27.5 104 0
17. P. Cooper 31 61 1,532 25.1 104 1
18. T. Cadet 72 63 1,531 24.3 82 0
19. J. Rodgers 108 64 1,499 23.4 77 0
20. F. Whittaker 67 67 1,494 22.3 56 0
21. J. Grant 42 58 1,453 25.1 102 1
22. M. Sherels 118 53 1,350 25.5 78 0
23. J. Nelson 149 59 1,339 22.7 54 0
24. D. Lewis 68 57 1,307 22.9 104 1
25. B. Ellington 44 50 1,279 25.6 40 0
26. J. Landry 78 49 1,278 26.1 74 0
27. D. Thomas 55 51 1,267 24.8 78 0
28. J. Charles 119 51 1,246 24.4 97t 1
29. J. Huff 37 48 1,237 25.8 108 2
30. Q. Bray 24 48 1,231 25.6 60 0
31. A. Brown 129 47 1,173 25.0 89t 1
32. R. Switzer 30 50 1,119 22.4 61 0
33. E. Sanders 127 45 1,083 24.1 48 0
34. C. Grant 38 41 967 23.6 68 0
35. C. Moore 42 38 920 24.2 87 0
36. D. McCourty 137 42 861 20.5 104 1
37. L. Whitehead 30 33 846 25.6 79 0
38. D. King 30 37 830 22.4 44 0
39. A. Hunt 30 35 824 23.5 42 0
40. M. Hyde 92 34 814 23.9 70 0
  N. Paul 88 41 814 19.9 48 0
42. R. Ross 20 34 812 23.9 102 1
43. T. Montgomery 40 35 794 22.7 46 0
44. T. Davis 29 35 791 22.6 34 0
45. C. Thompson 53 37 748 20.2 36 0
46. M. Murphy 28 33 747 22.6 49 0
47. T. Smith 12 28 746 26.6 97 0
48. D. Jennings 18 24 736 30.7 94t 1
49. T. Williams 181 32 710 22.2 65 0
50. G. Whalen 43 29 701 24.2 50 0