Minnesota Vikings Career Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Return Yards

The following are the Minnesota Vikings career punt return leaders ranked by punt return yards. Included are player stats for the Minnesota Vikings (NFL) from 1961-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Marcus Sherels is the Minnesota Vikings career leader in punt return yards with 2,480.

Players active with the Minnesota Vikings during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Punt Returns
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. M. Sherels 123 237 2,480 10.5 86t 5
2. L. Lewis 140 193 1,812 9.4 78t 1
3. D. Palmer 84 162 1,610 9.9 74t 2
4. C. West 75 123 820 6.7 98t 1
5. M. Moore 54 74 768 10.4 71t 2
6. E. Payton 41 94 733 7.8 35 0
7. B. Butler 42 55 545 9.9 60t 1
8. T. Mason 70 46 483 10.5 45 0
9. R. Bess 68 55 432 7.9 28 0
10. A. Parker 45 46 431 9.4 42 0
11. B. Bryant 161 69 404 5.9 17 0
12. G. Camarillo 29 39 359 9.2 52 0
13. K. Howry 23 49 358 7.3 52 0
14. K. Miller 23 66 324 4.9 47 0
15. D. Nelson 129 39 313 8.0 21 0
16. D. Reynaud 14 30 308 10.3 36 0
17. T. Walters 18 26 286 11.0 63 0
18. M. Moore 12 47 277 5.9 28 0
19. B. Grim 79 52 272 5.2 81 0
20. N. Burleson 44 31 235 7.6 91t 1
21. E. Guliford 17 34 226 6.6 50 0
22. N. Jacquet 11 29 219 7.6 23 0
23. L. Willis 14 30 207 6.9 29 0
24. H. McElhenny 24 13 198 15.2 81t 1
25. J. Wallace 14 25 191 7.6 20 0
26. N. Davis 16 24 190 7.9 57 0
27. J. Edwards 14 33 186 5.6 42 0
28. B. Reed 16 18 173 9.6 26 0
29. A. Carter 133 14 162 11.6 41 0
  R. Moss 113 18 162 9.0 64t 1
31. B. Wade 32 19 147 7.7 20 0
32. J. Johnson 6 16 134 8.4 24 0
  A. Lee 45 15 134 8.9 18 0
34. B. Berrian 51 12 129 10.8 82t 1
35. M. Hughes 20 16 117 7.3 23 0
36. E. Sharockman 141 14 111 7.9 76 0
37. S. McCullum 38 24 107 4.5 13 0
38. D. Bates 24 4 93 23.2 61 0
39. C. Gordon 33 16 67 4.2 20 0
40. A. Allison 26 9 58 6.4 27 0
41. C. Beebe 6 7 46 6.6 15 0
  L. Marshall 5 5 46 9.2 19 0
43. S. Diggs 70 6 45 7.5 19 0
  I. Hillary 3 8 45 5.6 12 0
  S. White 128 5 45 9.0 31 0
46. K. Kassulke 131 2 31 15.5 31 0
47. B. Zylstra 16 4 26 6.5 9 0
48. L. Rentzel 20 15 25 1.7 14 0
49. C. Mincy 16 4 22 5.5 8 0
  J. Wright 83 3 22 7.3 22 0