NFL Career Leaders - Punting Gross Average

The following is a list of the NFL career punting leaders ranked by punting gross average. Statistics are current through the 2020 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

Active players are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 250 punts

      Punting
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net
1. S. Lechler 286 1,444 68,678 47.6 80 178 469 5 39.1
2. J. Hekker 144 676 31,699 46.9 78 36 267 3 42.9
3. T. Way 112 510 23,890 46.8 79 31 185 2 41.2
4. M. King 84 446 20,822 46.7 72 34 163 3 40.8
5. B. Fields 130 604 28,192 46.7 74 51 209 3 39.1
6. A. Lee 264 1,348 62,747 46.5 82 123 446 5 39.8
7. T. Morstead 190 692 32,190 46.5 70 48 251 1 41.6
8. P. McAfee 127 575 26,669 46.4 74 49 193 4 39.8
9. B. Anger 142 651 30,093 46.2 73 49 232 5 40.7
10. S. Martin 122 538 24,800 46.1 72 42 194 2 41.0
11. B. Kern 205 949 43,623 46.0 79 57 377 5 40.5
12. M. Bosher 130 489 22,346 45.7 69 24 190 9 40.4
13. R. Dixon 80 367 16,714 45.5 71 21 128 5 40.9
14. L. Edwards 64 338 15,368 45.5 70 16 108 1 40.2
15. B. Colquitt 176 834 37,903 45.4 79 42 262 6 39.4
16. D. Jones 226 1,157 52,490 45.4 80 97 379 7 39.5
17. S. Koch 239 1,097 49,719 45.3 74 82 427 6 39.7
18. K. Huber 190 914 41,362 45.3 75 74 315 4 40.2
19. B. Nortman 96 452 20,446 45.2 78 39 147 4 38.8
20. R. Allen 107 451 20,378 45.2 67 39 169 2 40.0
21. M. Scifres 195 756 34,152 45.2 72 61 293 10 38.6
22. M. McBriar 141 602 27,191 45.2 75 65 202 5 37.7
23. S. Baugh 165 338 15,245 45.1 85 0 0 9 43.9
24. P. O'Donnell 111 502 22,586 45.0 75 32 181 4 39.4
25. D. Colquitt 244 1,150 51,526 44.8 81 100 470 5 39.7
26. J. Ryan 191 914 40,895 44.7 77 83 311 7 38.4
27. B. Wing 64 325 14,534 44.7 74 27 100 2 38.8
28. M. Haack 64 307 13,724 44.7 65 15 114 1 39.9
29. T. Davis 138 511 22,833 44.7 82 0 0 2 44.5
30. S. Weatherford 143 678 30,159 44.5 71 62 211 1 37.7
31. C. Jones 126 483 21,478 44.5 66 24 187 4 40.1
32. C. Kluwe 127 623 27,683 44.4 70 54 198 1 37.2
33. J. Berry 91 385 17,104 44.4 79 18 154 1 39.9
34. Y. Lary 133 503 22,279 44.3 73 0 0 4 43.9
35. T. Masthay 96 390 17,233 44.2 71 29 132 3 38.7
36. B. Graham 99 468 20,661 44.1 69 39 162 2 37.5
37. R. Quigley 67 330 14,555 44.1 69 18 113 4 38.5
38. T. Sauerbrun 178 889 39,208 44.1 73 108 263 9 36.0
39. C. Schmidt 67 338 14,877 44.0 67 20 105 0 39.4
40. B. Scarpitto 102 283 12,408 43.8 87 0 0 4 43.2
41. B. Pinion 96 446 19,549 43.8 65 19 150 1 39.7
42. H. Gillom 77 385 16,872 43.8 80 0 0 5 43.3
43. B. Moorman 202 979 42,867 43.8 84 85 281 2 37.5
44. J. Norton 131 358 15,671 43.8 78 0 0 2 43.5
45. D. Zastudil 162 869 38,016 43.7 70 79 285 3 37.4
46. D. Lewis 56 285 12,447 43.7 63 0 0 0 43.7
47. G. Montgomery 142 524 22,831 43.6 77 50 140 8 36.5
48. D. Chandler 154 660 28,678 43.5 90 0 0 4 43.2
49. T. Rouen 188 810 35,189 43.4 76 89 243 9 36.2
50. R. Tuten 141 741 32,190 43.4 73 67 185 2 36.3