Kansas City Chiefs Yearly Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Returns

The following are the Kansas City Chiefs yearly punt return leaders ranked by punt returns. 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.

      Punt Returns
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 M. Hardman KC 18 167 9.3 36 0
2018 T. Hill KC 20 213 10.7 91t 1
2017 T. Hill KC 25 204 8.2 82t 1
2016 T. Hill KC 39 592 15.2 95t 2
2015 D. Thomas KC 29 227 7.8 37 0
2014 D. Thomas KC 34 405 11.9 81t 1
2013 D. McCluster KC 58 686 11.8 89t 2
2012 J. Arenas KC 34 303 8.9 27 0
2011 J. Arenas KC 32 410 12.8 37 0
2010 J. Arenas KC 39 322 8.3 36 0
2009 B. Wade KC 21 160 7.6 18 0
2008 K. Robinson KC 11 94 8.5 32 0
2007 E. Drummond KC 32 222 6.9 22 0
2006 D. Hall KC 27 240 8.9 60t 1
2005 D. Hall KC 42 276 6.6 52 0
2004 D. Hall KC 23 232 10.1 46 0
2003 D. Hall KC 29 472 16.3 93t 2
2002 D. Hall KC 29 390 13.4 90t 2
2001 D. Hall KC 32 235 7.3 26 0
2000 K. Lockett KC 26 208 8.0 26 0
1999 T. Vanover KC 51 627 12.3 84t 2
1998 T. Vanover KC 27 264 9.8 37 0
1997 T. Vanover KC 35 383 10.9 82t 1
1996 T. Vanover KC 17 116 6.8 24 0
1995 T. Vanover KC 51 540 10.6 86t 1
1994 D. Hughes KC 27 192 7.1 43 0
1993 D. Carter KC 27 247 9.1 30 0
1992 D. Carter KC 38 398 10.5 86t 2
1991 T. Stradford KC 22 150 6.8 18 0
1990 N. Worthen KC 25 180 7.2 37 0
1989 P. Mandley KC 19 151 7.9 19 0
  N. Worthen KC 19 133 7.0 17 0
1988 K. Taylor KC 29 187 6.4 16 0
1987 M. Clemons KC 19 162 8.5 44 0
1986 J. Smith KC 29 245 8.4 48 0
1985 G. Lane KC 43 381 8.9 57 0
1984 J. Smith KC 39 332 8.5 27 0
1983 J. Smith KC 26 210 8.1 19 0
1982 A. Hancock KC 12 103 8.6 30 0
1981 J. Smith KC 50 528 10.6 62 0
1980 J. Smith KC 40 581 14.5 75t 2
1979 J. Smith KC 58 612 10.6 88t 2
1978 E. Payton KC 32 364 11.4 39 0
1977 L. Brunson KC 20 108 5.4 19 0
1976 L. Brunson KC 31 387 12.5 48 0
1975 E. Podolak KC 13 96 7.4 23 0
1974 L. Brunson KC 19 111 5.8 29 0
1973 L. Marshall KC 29 180 6.2 31 0
1972 L. Marshall KC 18 103 5.7 29 0
1971 E. Podolak KC 14 84 6.0 23 0
1970 E. Podolak KC 23 311 13.5 60 0
1969 W. Mitchell KC 13 101 7.8 35 0
1968 N. Smith KC 18 270 15.0 80t 1
1967 N. Smith KC 26 212 8.2 59 0
1966 M. Garrett KC 17 139 8.2 79 1
1965 W. Mitchell KC 19 242 12.7 71 1
1964 W. Mitchell KC 18 160 8.9 36 0
1963 F. Jackson KC 11 95 8.6 39 0
1962 A. Haynes DalT 15 119 7.9 30 0
1961 A. Haynes DalT 19 196 10.3 44 0
1960 A. Haynes DalT 14 215 15.4 46 0
  J. Robinson DalT 14 207 14.8 62 1