Chicago Bears Career Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Returns

The following are the Chicago Bears career punt return leaders ranked by punt 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 punt returns with 264.

Players active with the Chicago Bears during the 2020 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Punt Returns
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. D. Hester 123 264 3,241 12.3 89t 13
2. D. McKinnon 85 127 1,171 9.2 94t 3
3. J. Fisher 49 120 1,125 9.4 88t 1
4. G. McAfee 75 112 1,431 12.8 74t 2
5. J. Morris 121 104 893 8.6 78t 1
6. S. Schubert 66 100 851 8.5 77t 3
7. T. Cohen 51 96 985 10.3 71 1
8. G. Milburn 52 94 970 10.3 93t 1
9. R. McQuarters 72 93 983 10.6 75t 2
10. V. Livers 68 86 738 8.6 51 0
  R. Smith 56 86 485 5.6 43 0
12. J. Bailey 30 72 680 9.4 95t 1
13. I. Hill 27 69 387 5.6 72 1
14. L. Barnes 16 57 482 8.5 35 0
  L. Walterscheid 73 57 424 7.4 25 0
16. J. Boone 43 56 635 11.3 48 0
  L. Johnson 28 56 543 9.7 35 0
18. J. Arnett 42 45 298 6.6 44 0
19. R. Drzewiecki 20 42 164 3.9 28 0
  R. McLean 76 42 622 14.8 89t 3
21. J. Graham 32 38 323 8.5 61t 1
22. W. White 17 37 248 6.7 19 0
  V. Zucco 38 37 176 4.8 31 0
24. T. Hughes 14 36 258 7.2 19 0
  M. Mariani 22 36 221 6.1 20 0
26. T. Obee 16 35 289 8.3 28 0
  B. Wade 40 35 326 9.3 73t 1
28. B. Engram 62 32 286 8.9 34 0
  B. Stone 46 32 172 5.4 58 0
30. B. Martin 32 30 155 5.2 38 0
31. G. Sayers 68 27 391 14.5 85t 2
  R. Smith 36 27 156 5.8 22 0
  C. Turner 76 27 114 4.2 21 0
34. K. Taylor 16 25 198 7.9 21 0
35. H. Gallarneau 52 24 243 10.1 32 0
  E. Macon 23 24 142 5.9 47 0
37. G. Lyle 84 22 120 5.5 27 0
38. N. Mullins 34 20 236 11.8 50 0
  E. Royal 18 20 182 9.1 65t 1
40. H. Clarke 41 19 290 15.3 38 0
  D. Gordon 97 19 90 4.7 43 0
  M. Green 53 19 150 7.9 24 0
43. E. Bennett 78 17 169 9.9 49t 1
  D. Gentry 159 17 136 8.0 47 0
  A. Grygo 19 17 144 8.5 15 0
  L. Lowe 8 17 55 3.2 28 0
  K. Ortego 31 17 158 9.3 23 0
  T. Waddle 60 17 69 4.1 13 0
49. J. Lesane 13 15 38 2.5 11 0
  R. Petitbon 136 15 103 6.9 22 0