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 172 331 8,350 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 86 160 4,800 30.0 110 5
5. D. Amendola 117 152 3,575 23.5 84 0
6. D. Harris 93 134 3,475 25.9 100 1
7. A. Jones 143 121 3,147 26.0 97 0
8. A. Roberts 125 135 3,113 23.1 99t 1
9. B. Cunningham 76 105 2,784 26.5 102 0
10. T. Lockett 53 101 2,589 25.6 106 2
11. D. Thompson 58 86 2,130 24.8 74 0
12. K. Davis 57 73 1,960 26.8 108 2
13. R. Cobb 99 74 1,915 25.9 108 1
14. T. Jones 79 82 1,890 23.0 70 0
15. A. Erickson 38 69 1,750 25.4 84 0
16. T. Cadet 72 63 1,531 24.3 82 0
17. J. Rodgers 99 64 1,499 23.4 77 0
18. F. Whittaker 67 67 1,494 22.3 56 0
19. J. Nelson 142 59 1,339 22.7 54 0
20. M. Sherels 110 52 1,333 25.6 78 0
21. P. Cooper 27 51 1,330 26.1 104 1
22. D. Lewis 60 57 1,307 22.9 104 1
23. J. Grant 38 51 1,296 25.4 102 1
24. A. Abdullah 33 46 1,286 28.0 104 0
25. B. Ellington 40 50 1,279 25.6 40 0
26. J. Landry 70 48 1,270 26.5 74 0
27. D. Thomas 55 51 1,267 24.8 78 0
28. J. Charles 118 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 121 47 1,173 25.0 89t 1
32. E. Sanders 121 45 1,083 24.1 48 0
33. C. Grant 38 41 967 23.6 68 0
34. R. Switzer 22 38 896 23.6 61 0
35. D. McCourty 129 42 861 20.5 104 1
36. L. Whitehead 30 33 846 25.6 79 0
37. A. Hunt 30 35 824 23.5 42 0
38. M. Hyde 84 34 814 23.9 70 0
  N. Paul 88 41 814 19.9 48 0
40. R. Ross 20 34 812 23.9 102 1
41. T. Davis 27 34 771 22.7 34 0
42. C. Thompson 49 37 748 20.2 36 0
43. T. Montgomery 35 32 726 22.7 46 0
44. T. Williams 173 32 710 22.2 65 0
45. G. Whalen 43 29 701 24.2 50 0
46. R. Mostert 29 26 648 24.9 53 0
47. M. Slater 147 35 637 18.2 35 0
48. M. Murphy 20 27 636 23.6 49 0
  M. Wheaton 58 27 636 23.6 41 0
50. E. Decker 111 25 628 25.1 51 0