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 177 332 8,352 25.2 104 2
2. T. Ginn 171 306 6,899 22.5 102 3
4. C. Patterson 95 176 5,276 30.0 110 6
5. A. Roberts 135 164 4,081 24.9 99t 2
6. D. Harris 103 159 4,055 25.5 100 1
7. D. Amendola 126 152 3,575 23.5 84 0
9. T. Lockett 63 112 2,900 25.9 106 2
10. B. Cunningham 86 110 2,895 26.3 102 0
11. A. Erickson 48 101 2,522 25.0 84 0
12. D. Thompson 65 88 2,179 24.8 74 0
14. R. Cobb 105 74 1,915 25.9 108 1
15. T. Jones 79 82 1,890 23.0 70 0
16. A. Abdullah 42 59 1,621 27.5 104 0
17. P. Cooper 33 61 1,532 25.1 104 1
19. J. Rodgers 110 64 1,499 23.4 77 0
21. J. Grant 42 58 1,453 25.1 102 1
22. M. Sherels 119 53 1,350 25.5 78 0
23. J. Nelson 151 59 1,339 22.7 54 0
24. D. Lewis 70 57 1,307 22.9 104 1
25. J. Landry 80 50 1,292 25.8 74 0
26. B. Ellington 44 50 1,279 25.6 40 0
27. D. Thomas 55 51 1,267 24.8 78 0
31. R. Switzer 32 54 1,207 22.4 61 0
32. A. Brown 130 47 1,173 25.0 89t 1
33. E. Sanders 127 45 1,083 24.1 48 0
34. C. Moore 44 42 999 23.8 87 0
35. C. Grant 38 41 967 23.6 68 0
36. T. Smith 14 33 886 26.8 97 0
37. D. King 32 39 875 22.4 44 0
38. D. McCourty 139 42 861 20.5 104 1
39. D. Jennings 20 29 856 29.5 94t 1
41. A. Hunt 30 35 824 23.5 42 0
42. M. Hyde 94 34 814 23.9 70 0
  N. Paul 88 41 814 19.9 48 0
44. R. Ross 20 34 812 23.9 102 1
45. T. Montgomery 42 35 794 22.7 46 0
46. T. Davis 29 35 791 22.6 34 0
47. K. Drake 48 30 757 25.2 96t 1
48. C. Thompson 55 37 748 20.2 36 0
49. M. Murphy 28 33 747 22.6 49 0
50. J. Peppers 29 33 726 22.0 35 0