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 2019 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

      Kickoff Returns
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. D. Sproles 183 332 8,352 25.2 104 2
2. T. Ginn 184 307 6,899 22.5 102 3
3. C. Patterson 108 201 6,031 30.0 110 7
4. A. Roberts 146 185 4,643 25.1 99t 2
5. D. Harris 106 163 4,204 25.8 100 1
6. D. Amendola 138 152 3,575 23.5 84 0
7. T. Lockett 76 124 3,144 25.4 106 2
8. B. Cunningham 86 110 2,895 26.3 102 0
9. A. Erickson 61 104 2,575 24.8 84 0
10. D. Thompson 65 88 2,179 24.8 74 0
11. J. Grant 52 81 2,031 25.1 102 2
12. R. Cobb 117 76 1,926 25.3 108 1
13. A. Abdullah 55 70 1,893 27.0 104 0
14. T. Jones 88 82 1,890 23.0 70 0
15. P. Cooper 42 76 1,878 24.7 104 1
16. J. Rodgers 110 64 1,499 23.4 77 0
17. D. Thomas 66 63 1,490 23.7 78 0
18. M. Sherels 127 57 1,416 24.8 78 0
19. R. Switzer 41 63 1,373 21.8 61 0
20. J. Nelson 151 59 1,339 22.7 54 0
21. D. Lewis 83 57 1,307 22.9 104 1
22. J. Landry 93 50 1,292 25.8 74 0
23. B. Ellington 44 50 1,279 25.6 40 0
24. T. Davis 40 54 1,202 22.3 52 0
25. T. Smith 21 46 1,189 25.8 97 0
26. A. Brown 131 47 1,173 25.0 89t 1
27. D. King 45 52 1,154 22.2 44 0
28. E. Sanders 141 45 1,083 24.1 48 0
29. C. Moore 55 46 1,080 23.5 87 0
30. T. Montgomery 55 48 1,053 21.9 46 0
31. D. Jennings 27 36 1,003 27.9 94t 1
32. K. Barner 64 41 994 24.2 61 0
33. C. Grant 38 41 967 23.6 68 0
34. C. Latimer 63 40 958 23.9 50 0
35. R. James 26 39 893 22.9 97t 1
36. J. Agnew 29 36 866 24.1 100 1
37. M. Hyde 107 36 861 23.9 70 1
  D. McCourty 152 42 861 20.5 104 1
39. A. Hunt 30 35 824 23.5 42 0
40. N. Paul 88 41 814 19.9 48 0
41. R. Ross 20 34 812 23.9 102 1
42. K. Drake 59 31 772 24.9 96t 1
43. J. Peppers 40 34 749 22.0 35 0
44. C. Thompson 63 37 748 20.2 36 0
45. M. Murphy 28 33 747 22.6 49 0
46. J. Natson 32 35 722 20.6 32 0
47. T. Ervin 32 34 716 21.1 36 0
48. T. Williams 196 32 710 22.2 65 0
49. S. Sims 13 27 685 25.4 91t 1
50. D. Carter 27 31 679 21.9 30 0