Buffalo Bills Single Season Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Return Average

The following are the Buffalo Bills single season punt return leaders ranked by punt return average. Included are player stats for the Buffalo Bills (NFL) from 1970-2020 and the Buffalo Bills (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Leodis McKelvin is the Buffalo Bills single season leader in punt return average with 18.74.

Players active with the Buffalo Bills during the 2020 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 20 punt returns

      Punt Returns
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  L. McKelvin 2012 Buf 23 431 18.7 88t 2
  R. Parrish 2007 Buf 27 440 16.3 74t 1
  R. Parrish 2008 Buf 21 322 15.3 63t 1
  B. Tate 2016 Buf 26 301 11.6 43 0
  J. Burris 1995 Buf 20 229 11.4 40 0
  R. Parrish 2006 Buf 32 364 11.4 82t 1
  J. Burris 1996 Buf 27 286 10.6 45 0
  J. Burris 1994 Buf 32 332 10.4 57 0
  K. Williams 1999 Buf 33 331 10.0 27 0
  B. Byrd 1965 Buf 22 220 10.0 30 0
  K. Williams 1998 Buf 37 369 10.0 73 0
  C. Hicks 1992 Buf 29 289 10.0 42 0
  B. Tate 2017 Buf 20 193 9.7 40 0
  H. Clarke 1964 Buf 33 317 9.6 53 1
  J. Burris 1997 Buf 21 198 9.4 32 0
  N. Clements 2004 Buf 35 327 9.3 86t 1
  D. Wilson 1984 Buf 33 297 9.0 65t 1
  D. Walker 1974 Buf 43 384 8.9 52 0
  R. Copeland 1993 Buf 31 274 8.8 47t 1
  L. McKelvin 2014 Buf 21 183 8.7 24 0
  G. Hayman 1975 Buf 25 216 8.6 30 0
  D. Walker 1973 Buf 25 210 8.4 23 0
  K. Moody 1979 Buf 38 318 8.4 32 0
  H. Clarke 1968 Buf 29 241 8.3 82t 1
  A. Wyatt 1971 Buf 23 188 8.2 61t 1
  B. Byrd 1966 Buf 23 186 8.1 72 1
  T. Pharr 1970 Buf 23 184 8.0 54 0
  A. Roberts 2019 Buf 28 223 8.0 22 0
  R. Pitts 1987 Buf 23 149 6.5 19 0
  R. Riddick 1983 Buf 42 241 5.7 24 0
  L. McKelvin 2013 Buf 32 180 5.6 21 0
  R. Parrish 2009 Buf 24 133 5.5 31 0
  J. Cribbs 1980 Buf 29 154 5.3 16 0
  C. Rogers 2002 Buf 26 137 5.3 16 0
  C. Watson 2000 Buf 33 163 4.9 20 0
  B. Byrd 1967 Buf 30 142 4.7 19 0
  A. Brown 2003 Buf 25 111 4.4 18 0