Chicago Bears Career Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Returns

The following are the Chicago Bears career kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff returns. Included are player stats for the Chicago Bears (NFL) from 1922-2020, the Chicago Staleys (APFA) in 1921 and the Decatur Staleys (APFA) in 1920. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Devin Hester is the Chicago Bears career leader in kickoff returns with 222.

Players active with the Chicago Bears during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Kickoff Returns
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. D. Hester 123 222 5,504 24.8 98t 5
2. D. Gentry 159 192 4,353 22.7 94t 3
  G. Milburn 52 192 4,596 23.9 94t 2
4. J. Azumah 105 119 2,885 24.2 89t 2
5. C. Turner 76 108 2,616 24.2 96t 4
6. D. Manning 77 101 2,711 26.8 83t 1
7. G. Sayers 68 91 2,781 30.6 104 6
8. B. Baschnagel 129 89 2,102 23.6 84t 1
9. R. Smith 56 85 2,263 26.6 94t 1
10. T. Sanders 75 79 1,497 18.9 96t 1
11. N. Lewis 24 77 1,778 23.1 55 0
12. R. Davis 92 70 1,366 19.5 42 0
13. A. Merritt 29 65 1,434 22.1 63 0
14. C. Bivins 91 62 1,531 24.7 78 0
15. D. Thompson 28 60 1,442 24.0 74 0
16. D. Gordon 97 58 1,362 23.5 94 0
17. J. Knox 45 55 1,506 27.4 102 1
18. J. Morris 121 54 1,267 23.5 58 0
19. B. Martin 32 53 1,148 21.7 47 0
20. D. Williams 38 50 1,152 23.0 95t 1
21. W. Galimore 82 43 1,100 25.6 99t 1
  T. Hughes 14 43 1,008 23.4 58 0
23. J. Bailey 30 39 674 17.3 31 0
24. R. Drzewiecki 20 38 906 23.8 56 0
25. W. Gault 76 37 885 23.9 99t 1
26. M. Mariani 22 36 928 25.8 67 0
27. L. Johnson 28 35 704 20.1 35 0
28. L. Walterscheid 73 34 833 24.5 81 0
  R. Watts 56 34 710 20.9 83t 1
30. M. Green 53 33 644 19.5 37 0
31. C. Conway 92 31 678 21.9 55 0
  C. Hunsinger 34 31 717 23.1 35 0
  F. Morrison 48 31 698 22.5 86 0
34. T. Cohen 48 30 628 20.9 46 0
35. C. Patterson 16 28 825 29.5 102 1
36. B. Engram 62 27 607 22.5 45 0
  I. Hill 27 27 637 23.6 95t 1
  J. Jackson 12 27 619 22.9 60 0
  V. Livers 68 27 543 20.1 40 0
  C. Taylor 14 27 567 21.0 38 0
41. J. Cameron 16 26 485 18.7 40 0
  M. Suhey 148 26 508 19.5 31 0
43. D. Lewis 33 25 524 21.0 97t 1
  R. Taylor 118 25 598 23.9 60 0
45. L. Campbell 26 24 638 26.6 86t 1
  C. Williams 7 24 579 24.1 102 1
47. H. Clarke 41 23 643 28.0 62 0
  A. Denson 16 23 534 23.2 37 0
  F. Minini 24 23 631 27.4 95t 1
  E. Moorehead 106 23 476 20.7 56 0