Arizona Cardinals Single Season Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Return Average

The following are the Arizona Cardinals single season punt return leaders ranked by punt return average. Included are player stats for the Arizona Cardinals (NFL) from 1994-2020, the Phoenix Cardinals (NFL) from 1988-1993, the St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) from 1960-1987, the Chicago Cardinals (NFL) from 1945-1959, the Chicago Cardinals (NFL) from 1922-1943 and the Chicago Cardinals (APFA) from 1920-1921. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Patrick Peterson is the Arizona Cardinals single season leader in punt return average with 15.89.

Players active with the Arizona Cardinals during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 20 punt returns

      Punt Returns
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  P. Peterson 2011 Ari 44 699 15.9 99t 4
  J. Bailey 1992 Pho 20 263 13.2 65 0
  T. Metcalf 1974 Stl 26 340 13.1 43 0
  V. Sikahema 1987 Stl 44 550 12.5 76t 1
  T. Metcalf 1975 Stl 23 285 12.4 69t 1
  C. Latourette 1968 Stl 28 345 12.3 86t 1
  V. Sikahema 1986 Stl 43 522 12.1 71t 2
  V. Sikahema 1989 Pho 37 433 11.7 53 0
  M. Cody 1999 Ari 32 373 11.7 31 0
  K. Williams 1997 Ari 40 462 11.6 50 0
  A. Jackson 2001 Ari 40 461 11.5 55 0
  C. Trippi 1953 ChiC 21 239 11.4 38 0
  J. Roland 1966 Stl 20 221 11.1 86t 1
  J. Smith 1985 Stl 26 283 10.9 31 0
  T. Ginn 2014 Ari 26 277 10.7 71t 1
  S. Mitchell 1981 Stl 42 445 10.6 50t 1
  T. Walters 2006 Ari 24 250 10.4 37 0
  V. Sikahema 1988 Pho 33 341 10.3 28 0
  B. Stacy 1959 ChiC 29 281 9.7 74t 2
  S. Breaston 2007 Ari 42 395 9.4 73t 1
  W. Harrell 1978 Stl 21 196 9.3 70t 1
  M. Bell 1980 Stl 21 195 9.3 54 0
  S. Mitchell 1983 Stl 38 337 8.9 34 0
  S. Mitchell 1984 Stl 38 333 8.8 39 0
  M. Dowdell 1996 Ari 34 297 8.7 35 0
  V. Sikahema 1990 Pho 36 306 8.5 20 0
  B. Cross 1952 ChiC 21 177 8.4 38 0
  P. Peterson 2012 Ari 51 426 8.4 26 0
  P. Peterson 2015 Ari 32 260 8.1 38 0
  J. Bailey 1993 Pho 35 282 8.1 58t 1
  R. Swinton 2005 Ari 42 334 8.0 32 0
  J. Jackson 1991 Pho 31 244 7.9 19 0
  C. Kirk 2018 Ari 21 164 7.8 44 0
  A. Roberts 2010 Ari 35 263 7.5 25 0
  W. Lewis 1957 ChiC 24 175 7.3 31 0
  S. Breaston 2008 Ari 33 237 7.2 25 0
  M. Cody 2000 Ari 31 222 7.2 25 0
  P. Robinson 1994 Ari 41 285 7.0 23 0
  E. Metcalf 1998 Ari 43 295 6.9 24 0
  K. Williams 2004 Ari 42 286 6.8 38 0
  S. Breaston 2009 Ari 38 253 6.7 64 0
  K. Williams 2017 Ari 21 137 6.5 20 0
  A. Boldin 2003 Ari 20 130 6.5 19 0
  W. Harrell 1979 Stl 32 205 6.4 68 0
  S. Mitchell 1982 Stl 27 165 6.1 15 0
  P. Peterson 2013 Ari 33 198 6.0 22 0
  A. Jackson 2002 Ari 31 182 5.9 22 0
  C. Latourette 1970 Stl 30 171 5.7 16 0
  L. Goble 1954 ChiC 22 51 2.3 18 0