Chicago Bears Single Season Punting Leaders

Ranked by Punting Net Average

The following are the Chicago Bears single season punting leaders ranked by punting net average. Included are player stats for the Chicago Bears (NFL) from 1922-2019, the Chicago Staleys (APFA) in 1921 and the Decatur Staleys (APFA) in 1920. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Adam Podlesh is the Chicago Bears single season leader in net punting average with 40.4.

Players active with the Chicago Bears during the 2018 NFL season are listed in bold.

Net Average statistics are only available for 1976-2018 seasons.

Leaders based on 40 punts

      Punting
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net
  A. Podlesh 2011 Chi 89 3,903 43.9 70 4 21 0 40.4
  P. O'Donnell 2015 Chi 70 3,097 44.2 72 4 28 1 39.7
  P. O'Donnell 2017 Chi 87 4,087 47.0 69 6 27 0 39.7
  P. O'Donnell 2018 Chi 62 2,791 45.0 65 7 28 1 39.7
  A. Podlesh 2012 Chi 81 3,399 42.0 64 6 34 0 39.4
  B. Maynard 2004 Chi 108 4,638 42.9 58 5 34 0 38.7
  P. O'Donnell 2016 Chi 68 2,994 44.0 67 5 24 0 38.4
  B. Maynard 2008 Chi 96 3,957 41.2 67 5 40 0 38.1
  A. Podlesh 2013 Chi 68 2,763 40.6 65 2 27 1 37.9
  P. O'Donnell 2014 Chi 71 3,107 43.8 61 3 20 1 37.7
  B. Maynard 2006 Chi 77 3,404 44.2 65 7 24 0 37.6
  B. Maynard 2002 Chi 87 3,679 42.3 75 2 26 0 37.4
  B. Maynard 2009 Chi 77 3,191 41.4 66 2 26 0 37.4
  B. Maynard 2007 Chi 88 3,682 41.8 56 9 27 0 37.4
  B. Maynard 2001 Chi 87 3,709 42.6 60 8 36 0 37.0
  M. Buford 1986 Chi 69 2,850 41.3 59 8 20 1 36.9
  C. Gardocki 1993 Chi 80 3,080 38.5 58 2 28 0 36.6
  C. Gardocki 1992 Chi 79 3,393 42.9 61 9 19 0 36.2
  T. Sauerbrun 1999 Chi 85 3,478 40.9 65 10 20 0 35.4
  M. Horan 1998 Chi 64 2,643 41.3 57 4 12 0 35.4
  B. Maynard 2005 Chi 96 3,937 41.0 63 11 24 1 35.3
  D. Finzer 1984 Chi 83 3,328 40.1 87 4 26 2 35.3
  B. Maynard 2010 Chi 83 3,326 40.1 56 5 24 0 35.2
  B. Parsons 1977 Chi 80 3,232 40.4 58 7 17 2 35.1
  M. Buford 1991 Chi 69 2,814 40.8 64 8 13 1 35.0
  L. Aguiar 2000 Chi 52 2,017 38.8 56 4 8 0 34.9
  T. Sauerbrun 1996 Chi 78 3,491 44.8 72 12 15 0 34.9
  B. Parsons 1982 Chi 58 2,394 41.3 81 3 10 0 34.8
  M. Buford 1985 Chi 68 2,870 42.2 69 14 18 1 34.6
  B. Maynard 2003 Chi 79 3,258 41.2 53 9 23 2 34.6
  M. Buford 1990 Chi 76 3,073 40.4 59 7 22 2 33.5
  M. Buford 1989 Chi 72 2,844 39.5 60 9 21 0 33.4
  B. Wagner 1988 Chi 79 3,282 41.5 70 10 18 0 33.4
  B. Parsons 1981 Chi 114 4,531 39.7 55 7 31 0 33.3
  B. Parsons 1980 Chi 79 3,207 40.6 61 10 16 0 32.8
  T. Sauerbrun 1997 Chi 95 4,059 42.7 67 11 26 0 32.8
  C. Gardocki 1994 Chi 76 2,871 37.8 57 9 23 0 32.4
  B. Parsons 1983 Chi 79 2,916 36.9 54 5 21 0 32.3
  B. Parsons 1978 Chi 96 3,549 37.0 54 8 18 0 32.2
  B. Bartholomew 2000 Chi 44 1,607 36.5 52 3 12 0 32.2
  B. Parsons 1976 Chi 99 3,726 37.6 62 8 20 1 32.2
  B. Parsons 1979 Chi 92 3,486 37.9 54 6 26 1 31.8
  T. Sauerbrun 1995 Chi 55 2,080 37.8 61 6 16 0 31.1