Detroit Lions Career Punting Leaders

Ranked by Punting Inside-20

The following are the Detroit Lions career punting leaders ranked by punting inside-20. Included are player stats for the Detroit Lions (NFL) from 1934-2020 and the Portsmouth Spartans (NFL) from 1930-1933. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Nick Harris is the Detroit Lions career leader in punts inside opponents 20 yard line with 210.

Players active with the Detroit Lions during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Inside-20 statistics are only available for 1976-2019 seasons.

      Punting
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net
1. N. Harris 136 694 29,857 43.0 67 48 210 2 36.3
2. S. Martin 106 473 21,760 46.0 72 38 175 1 40.9
3. J. Jett 95 503 21,494 42.7 62 50 154 4 35.8
4. J. Arnold 114 536 22,893 42.7 71 53 124 3 35.8
5. T. Skladany 57 268 11,363 42.4 74 23 64 2 35.7
6. M. Black 58 272 11,181 41.1 63 27 59 2 33.4
7. M. Royals 32 126 5,413 43.0 69 14 26 3 32.3
8. G. Montgomery 16 63 2,782 44.2 64 8 19 1 34.2
9. H. Weaver 97 436 17,715 40.6 69 6 15 8 39.0
10. R. Donahue 8 49 2,093 42.7 60 4 13 0 35.6
  L. Swider 14 88 3,523 40.0 72 7 13 0 33.5
12. B. Graham 10 34 1,483 43.6 58 3 12 0 36.9
13. J. Locke 5 27 1,222 45.3 54 0 11 0 42.2
14. L. Araguz 3 17 713 41.9 55 4 6 0 34.0
  W. Summers 13 93 3,420 36.8 51 5 6 1 30.5
16. J. Hanson 327 15 534 35.6 50 1 4 0 31.1
17. J. James 2 12 481 40.1 50 2 3 0 33.7
18. M. Kinzer 1 7 238 34.0 42 0 2 0 29.0
19. J. Kidd 2 13 520 40.0 54 0 1 0 34.9
  J. Misko 1 6 242 40.3 51 0 1 0 36.5
  E. Murray 174 5 192 38.4 46 3 1 0 25.8
  M. Prater 91 4 139 34.8 47 0 1 0 34.8
  B. Ricardo 40 1 16 16.0 16 0 1 0 16.0