Cleveland Browns Single Season Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Returns

The following are the Cleveland Browns single season punt return leaders ranked by punt returns. Included are player stats for the Cleveland Browns (NFL) from 1999-2019, the Cleveland Browns (NFL) from 1950-1995 and the Cleveland Browns (AAFC) from 1946-1949. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Gerald McNeil is the Cleveland Browns single season leader in punt returns with 49.

Players active with the Cleveland Browns during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Punt Returns
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  G. McNeil 1989 Cle 49 496 10.1 49 0
  E. Metcalf 1992 Cle 44 429 9.8 75t 1
  G. McNeil 1986 Cle 40 348 8.7 84t 1
  D. Hall 1983 Cle 39 284 7.3 19 0
  J. Cribbs 2012 Cle 38 457 12.0 60 0
  J. Cribbs 2009 Cle 38 452 11.9 67t 1
  G. McNeil 1988 Cle 38 315 8.3 32 0
  K. Wright 1978 Cle 37 288 7.8 42 0
  E. Metcalf 1993 Cle 36 464 12.9 91t 2
  D. Northcutt 2003 Cle 36 295 8.2 38 0
  D. Northcutt 2004 Cle 36 432 12.0 44 0
  E. Metcalf 1994 Cle 35 348 9.9 92t 2
  D. Northcutt 2005 Cle 35 368 10.5 62t 1
  J. Cribbs 2011 Cle 34 388 11.4 84t 1
  G. McNeil 1987 Cle 34 386 11.4 40 0
  D. Hall 1981 Cle 33 248 7.5 40 0
  R. Woolsey 1977 Cle 32 290 9.1 44 0
  S. Holden 1976 Cle 31 205 6.6 38 0
  J. Cribbs 2007 Cle 30 405 13.5 76t 1
  L. Kelly 1971 Cle 30 292 9.7 74 0
  J. Peppers 2017 Cle 30 180 6.0 25 0
  D. Hall 1979 Cle 29 295 10.2 47 0
  K. Wright 1980 Cle 29 129 4.4 15 0
  T. Benjamin 2015 Cle 28 324 11.6 78t 1
  J. Cribbs 2008 Cle 28 228 8.1 32 0
  D. Northcutt 2006 Cle 28 312 11.1 81 0
  C. Weathers 1985 Cle 28 218 7.8 16 0
  C. Hanulak 1954 Cle 27 92 3.4 43 0
  D. Northcutt 2000 Cle 27 289 10.7 30 0
  G. Pruitt 1974 Cle 27 349 12.9 72 0
  B. Brennan 1984 Cle 25 199 8.0 19 0
  D. Northcutt 2002 Cle 25 367 14.7 87t 2
  J. Peppers 2018 Cle 25 219 8.8 33 0
  B. Reynolds 1954 Cle 25 138 5.5 39 0
  B. Reynolds 1957 Cle 24 114 4.8 23 0
  T. Benjamin 2013 Cle 22 257 11.7 79t 1
  R. Renfro 1952 Cle 22 169 7.7 34 0
  T. Darden 1974 Cle 21 173 8.2 45 0
  J. Cribbs 2010 Cle 20 168 8.4 17 0
  B. Brennan 1985 Cle 19 153 8.1 37t 1
  K. Johnson 1999 Cle 19 128 6.7 15 0
  D. Paul 1955 Cle 19 148 7.8 60t 1
  D. Walker 1982 Cle 19 101 5.3 14 0
  B. Davis 1967 Cle 18 229 12.7 52t 1
  K. Konz 1958 Cle 18 143 7.9 38 0
  B. Reynolds 1953 Cle 18 111 6.2 28 0
  W. Roberts 1965 Cle 18 162 9.0 51 0
  D. Johnson 2016 Cle 17 112 6.6 18 0
  L. Kelly 1965 Cle 17 265 15.6 67t 2
  K. Konz 1955 Cle 17 138 8.1 42 0