Chicago Bears Yearly Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Return Average

The following are the Chicago Bears yearly punt return leaders ranked by punt return average. 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.

Leaders based on 20 punt returns

      Punt Returns
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 T. Cohen Chi 33 302 9.2 71 0
2018 T. Cohen Chi 33 411 12.5 44 0
2017 T. Cohen Chi 29 272 9.4 61t 1
2015 M. Mariani Chi 29 192 6.6 20 0
2012 D. Hester Chi 40 331 8.3 44 0
2011 D. Hester Chi 28 454 16.2 82t 2
2010 D. Hester Chi 33 564 17.1 89t 3
2009 D. Hester Chi 24 187 7.8 33 0
2008 D. Hester Chi 32 198 6.2 25 0
2007 D. Hester Chi 42 651 15.5 89t 4
2006 D. Hester Chi 47 600 12.8 84t 3
2005 B. Wade Chi 33 317 9.6 73t 1
2004 R. McQuarters Chi 44 435 9.9 75t 1
2003 R. McQuarters Chi 37 452 12.2 60t 1
2002 L. Johnson Chi 28 288 10.3 30 0
2001 L. Johnson Chi 28 255 9.1 35 0
2000 G. Milburn Chi 35 300 8.6 25 0
1999 G. Milburn Chi 30 346 11.5 54 0
1998 G. Milburn Chi 25 291 11.6 93t 1
1997 T. Hughes Chi 36 258 7.2 19 0
1996 B. Engram Chi 31 282 9.1 34 0
1995 J. Graham Chi 23 183 8.0 39 0
1993 T. Obee Chi 35 289 8.3 28 0
1991 J. Bailey Chi 36 281 7.8 37 0
1990 J. Bailey Chi 36 399 11.1 95t 1
1988 D. McKinnon Chi 34 277 8.1 23 0
1987 D. McKinnon Chi 40 405 10.1 94t 2
1986 L. Barnes Chi 57 482 8.5 35 0
1985 K. Taylor Chi 25 198 7.9 21 0
1984 J. Fisher Chi 57 492 8.6 28 0
1983 D. McKinnon Chi 34 316 9.3 59t 1
1981 J. Fisher Chi 43 509 11.8 88t 1
1980 L. Walterscheid Chi 33 239 7.2 25 0
1979 S. Schubert Chi 25 238 9.5 77t 1
1978 S. Schubert Chi 27 229 8.5 73t 1
1977 S. Schubert Chi 31 291 9.4 70t 1
1976 V. Livers Chi 28 205 7.3 51 0
1975 V. Livers Chi 42 456 10.9 39 0
1974 I. Hill Chi 33 183 5.5 15 0
1973 I. Hill Chi 36 204 5.7 72 1
1972 R. Smith Chi 26 163 6.3 29 0
1971 R. Smith Chi 26 194 7.5 43 0
1970 R. Smith Chi 33 126 3.8 15 0
1962 J. Morris Chi 20 208 10.4 33 0
1961 J. Morris Chi 23 155 6.7 16 0
1957 R. Drzewiecki Chi 22 64 2.9 11 0
1955 R. Drzewiecki Chi 20 100 5.0 28 0
1952 W. White Chi 23 117 5.1 17 0
1950 G. McAfee Chi 33 284 8.6 25 0