Kansas City Chiefs Single Season Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Return Yards

The following are the Kansas City Chiefs single season punt return leaders ranked by punt return yards. Included are player stats for the Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) from 1970-2020, the Kansas City Chiefs (AFL) from 1963-1969 and the Dallas Texans (AFL) from 1960-1962. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Dexter McCluster is the Kansas City Chiefs single season leader in punt return yards with 686.

Players active with the Kansas City Chiefs during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Punt Returns
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  D. McCluster 2013 KC 58 686 11.8 89t 2
  T. Vanover 1999 KC 51 627 12.3 84t 2
  J. Smith 1979 KC 58 612 10.6 88t 2
  T. Hill 2016 KC 39 592 15.2 95t 2
  J. Smith 1980 KC 40 581 14.5 75t 2
  T. Vanover 1995 KC 51 540 10.6 86t 1
  J. Smith 1981 KC 50 528 10.6 62 0
  D. Hall 2003 KC 29 472 16.3 93t 2
  J. Arenas 2011 KC 32 410 12.8 37 0
  D. Thomas 2014 KC 34 405 11.9 81t 1
  D. Carter 1992 KC 38 398 10.5 86t 2
  D. Hall 2002 KC 29 390 13.4 90t 2
  L. Brunson 1976 KC 31 387 12.5 48 0
  T. Vanover 1997 KC 35 383 10.9 82t 1
  G. Lane 1985 KC 43 381 8.9 57 0
  E. Payton 1978 KC 32 364 11.4 39 0
  J. Smith 1984 KC 39 332 8.5 27 0
  J. Arenas 2010 KC 39 322 8.3 36 0
  E. Podolak 1970 KC 23 311 13.5 60 0
  J. Arenas 2012 KC 34 303 8.9 27 0
  D. Hall 2005 KC 42 276 6.6 52 0
  N. Smith 1968 KC 18 270 15.0 80t 1
  T. Vanover 1998 KC 27 264 9.8 37 0
  D. Carter 1993 KC 27 247 9.1 30 0
  J. Smith 1986 KC 29 245 8.4 48 0
  W. Mitchell 1965 KC 19 242 12.7 71 1
  D. Hall 2006 KC 27 240 8.9 60t 1
  D. Hall 2001 KC 32 235 7.3 26 0
  D. Hall 2004 KC 23 232 10.1 46 0
  D. Thomas 2015 KC 29 227 7.8 37 0
  E. Drummond 2007 KC 32 222 6.9 22 0
  A. Haynes 1960 DalT 14 215 15.4 46 0
  T. Hill 2018 KC 20 213 10.7 91t 1
  N. Smith 1967 KC 26 212 8.2 59 0
  J. Smith 1983 KC 26 210 8.1 19 0
  K. Lockett 2000 KC 26 208 8.0 26 0
  J. Robinson 1960 DalT 14 207 14.8 62 1
  T. Hill 2017 KC 25 204 8.2 82t 1
  D. McCluster 2010 KC 13 202 15.5 94t 1
  F. Hammond 2014 KC 15 200 13.3 47 0
  A. Haynes 1961 DalT 19 196 10.3 44 0
  D. Hughes 1994 KC 27 192 7.1 43 0
  K. Taylor 1988 KC 29 187 6.4 16 0
  L. Marshall 1973 KC 29 180 6.2 31 0
  N. Worthen 1990 KC 25 180 7.2 37 0
  M. Hardman 2019 KC 18 167 9.3 36 0
  F. Jackson 1965 KC 13 163 12.5 41 0
  M. Clemons 1987 KC 19 162 8.5 44 0
  J. Fields 1987 KC 8 161 20.1 85t 1
  W. Mitchell 1964 KC 18 160 8.9 36 0