Detroit Lions Single Season Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Return Touchdowns

The following are the Detroit Lions single season punt return leaders ranked by punt return touchdowns. Included are player stats for the Detroit Lions (NFL) from 1934-2019 and the Portsmouth Spartans (NFL) from 1930-1933. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Jack Christiansen is the Detroit Lions single season leader in punt return touchdowns with 4.

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

      Punt Returns
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  J. Christiansen 1951 Det 18 343 19.1 89t 4
  J. Agnew 2017 Det 29 447 15.4 88t 2
  J. Christiansen 1952 Det 15 322 21.5 79t 2
  E. Drummond 2004 Det 24 316 13.2 83t 2
  A. Roberts 2016 Det 20 246 12.3 85t 2
  T. Watkins 1964 Det 16 238 14.9 68t 2
  L. Barney 1970 Det 25 259 10.4 65 1
  L. Barney 1969 Det 9 191 21.2 74t 1
  S. Belichick 1941 Det 1 77 77.0 77t 1
  J. Christiansen 1954 Det 23 225 9.8 61t 1
  J. Christiansen 1956 Det 6 73 12.2 66t 1
  C. DeShane 1945 Det 5 107 21.4 81t 1
  E. Drummond 2003 Det 12 151 12.6 57t 1
  E. Drummond 2002 Det 18 138 7.7 73t 1
  B. Dudley 1949 Det 11 199 18.1 67t 1
  B. Dudley 1947 Det 11 182 16.5 84t 1
  M. Gray 1991 Det 25 385 15.4 78t 1
  M. Gray 1992 Det 18 175 9.7 58t 1
  E. Hackney 1943 Det 1 40 40.0 40 1
  A. Hakim 2002 Det 10 148 14.8 72t 1
  D. Howard 2000 Det 31 457 14.7 95t 1
  Y. Lary 1953 Det 13 115 8.8 74t 1
  Y. Lary 1958 Det 27 196 7.3 71t 1
  Y. Lary 1952 Det 16 182 11.4 58t 1
  P. Mandley 1985 Det 38 403 10.6 63t 1
  P. Mandley 1986 Det 43 420 9.8 81t 1
  R. Martin 1981 Det 52 450 8.7 45t 1
  R. Martin 1983 Det 15 183 12.2 81t 1
  G. Presnell 1931 Port 0 0 0.0 0 1
  G. Presnell 1935 Det 0 0 0.0 0 1
  J. Robinson 1966 Det 13 185 14.2 79t 1
  W. Triplett 1949 Det 21 281 13.4 62t 1
  D. Walker 1954 Det 4 117 29.2 70t 1
  T. Watkins 1963 Det 32 399 12.5 90t 1