NFL Career Leaders - Punting Net Average

The following is a list of the NFL career punting leaders ranked by punting net average. Statistics are current through the 2017 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

Active players are listed in bold.

Net Average statistics are only available for 1976-2017 seasons.

Leaders based on 250 punts

      Punting
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net
1. T. Davis 138 511 22,833 44.7 82 0 0 2 44.5
2. Y. Lary 133 503 22,279 44.3 73 0 0 4 43.9
3. S. Baugh 165 338 15,245 45.1 85 0 0 9 43.9
4. D. Lewis 56 285 12,447 43.7 63 0 0 0 43.7
5. J. Norton 131 358 15,671 43.8 78 0 0 2 43.5
6. J. Hekker 96 499 23,480 47.1 78 24 196 1 43.5
7. H. Gillom 77 385 16,872 43.8 80 0 0 5 43.3
8. B. Scarpitto 102 283 12,408 43.8 87 0 0 4 43.2
9. D. Chandler 154 660 28,678 43.5 90 0 0 4 43.2
10. N. Van Brocklin 140 523 22,413 42.9 72 0 0 3 42.6
11. D. Villanueva 110 488 20,862 42.8 68 0 0 2 42.6
12. S. Baker 195 703 29,938 42.6 72 0 0 2 42.5
13. B. Green 187 970 41,317 42.6 74 0 0 3 42.5
14. P. Richter 103 338 14,183 42.0 72 0 0 0 42.0
15. C. Johnson 129 559 23,651 42.3 73 0 0 6 41.9
16. B. Waterfield 91 315 13,367 42.4 88 0 0 5 41.8
17. R. Widby 81 368 15,448 42.0 84 0 0 4 41.5
18. J. Norton 125 522 21,961 42.1 79 0 0 7 41.5
19. P. Maguire 151 795 33,137 41.7 82 0 0 4 41.5
20. T. Morstead 142 527 24,750 47.0 70 41 184 1 41.3
21. M. McGee 148 256 10,647 41.6 63 0 0 2 41.3
22. J. Fraser 72 278 11,737 42.2 75 0 0 7 41.2
23. F. Morrison 84 281 11,731 41.7 70 0 0 4 41.2
24. K. Hill 123 368 15,181 41.3 80 0 0 1 41.1
25. S. Martin 74 323 15,005 46.5 72 27 112 1 41.1
26. B. Van Heusen 109 574 23,936 41.7 78 2 4 4 41.1
27. J. Wilson 217 1,072 46,139 43.0 72 17 39 12 41.0
28. D. Partee 111 519 21,417 41.3 73 0 0 5 40.9
29. T. McNeill 66 317 13,038 41.1 81 0 0 2 40.9
30. M. Eischeid 112 565 23,296 41.2 72 0 0 5 40.9
31. M. King 80 426 19,941 46.8 72 33 156 3 40.8
32. B. Lothridge 104 532 21,792 41.0 75 0 0 3 40.7
33. G. Collins 127 336 13,764 41.0 73 0 0 2 40.7
34. M. Bosher 111 420 19,240 45.8 69 21 166 5 40.6
35. C. Jones 86 349 15,707 45.0 66 19 147 3 40.6
36. P. Studstill 147 560 22,764 40.6 78 0 0 1 40.6
37. A. Burk 70 474 19,365 40.9 75 0 0 4 40.5
38. S. O'Neal 70 337 13,725 40.7 98 0 0 2 40.5
39. B. Walden 194 974 40,529 41.6 76 18 35 5 40.4
40. B. Anger 96 495 22,927 46.3 73 37 174 4 40.4
41. R. Allen 80 345 15,641 45.3 67 29 132 2 40.3
42. E. Brown 154 493 19,994 40.6 78 0 0 5 40.1
43. B. Pinion 48 266 11,626 43.7 65 10 90 0 40.1
44. T. Landry 70 338 13,651 40.4 69 0 0 3 40.0
45. B. Kern 160 760 34,773 45.8 79 49 279 4 40.0
46. M. Mercer 119 308 12,473 40.5 77 0 0 4 40.0
47. K. Huber 142 697 31,499 45.2 75 59 237 3 39.8
48. P. McAfee 127 575 26,669 46.4 74 49 193 4 39.8
49. J. Fagan 56 299 12,100 40.5 71 0 0 5 39.8
50. D. Colquitt 206 1,031 46,246 44.9 81 90 420 4 39.7