Minnesota Vikings Single Season Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Return Yards

The following are the Minnesota Vikings single season 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. Leo Lewis is the Minnesota Vikings single season leader in punt return yards with 550.

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

      Punt Returns
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  L. Lewis 1988 Min 58 550 9.5 64 0
  L. Lewis 1989 Min 44 446 10.1 65 0
  D. Palmer 1997 Min 34 444 13.1 57 0
  M. Sherels 2017 Min 39 372 9.5 46 0
  M. Moore 2006 Min 36 365 10.1 71t 1
  G. Camarillo 2010 Min 39 359 9.2 52 0
  D. Palmer 1995 Min 26 342 13.2 74t 1
  A. Parker 1992 Min 33 336 10.2 42 0
  M. Sherels 2013 Min 22 335 15.2 86t 1
  M. Sherels 2015 Min 34 311 9.1 65t 1
  D. Reynaud 2009 Min 30 308 10.3 36 0
  E. Payton 1981 Min 38 303 8.0 18 0
  M. Sherels 2014 Min 27 297 11.0 35 0
  M. Sherels 2016 Min 21 292 13.9 79t 2
  D. Palmer 1998 Min 28 289 10.3 53 0
  M. Sherels 2012 Min 32 287 9.0 77t 1
  M. Moore 1977 Min 47 277 5.9 28 0
  M. Sherels 2011 Min 33 277 8.4 53 0
  M. Sherels 2018 Min 23 276 12.0 70 0
  L. Lewis 1987 Min 22 275 12.5 78t 1
  E. Payton 1980 Min 34 251 7.4 19 0
  K. Howry 2003 Min 35 247 7.1 52 0
  M. Moore 2005 Min 21 245 11.7 71t 1
  C. West 1969 Min 39 245 6.3 55 0
  K. Miller 1978 Min 48 239 5.0 47 0
  L. Lewis 1991 Min 30 225 7.5 44 0
  B. Butler 1963 Min 21 220 10.5 60t 1
  N. Jacquet 2001 Min 29 219 7.6 23 0
  T. Walters 2000 Min 15 217 14.5 63 0
  D. Palmer 1996 Min 22 216 9.8 69t 1
  N. Burleson 2004 Min 25 214 8.6 91t 1
  E. Guliford 1993 Min 29 212 7.3 50 0
  L. Willis 1976 Min 30 207 6.9 29 0
  C. West 1968 Min 20 201 10.1 98t 1
  D. Palmer 1994 Min 30 193 6.4 20 0
  J. Wallace 1974 Min 25 191 7.6 20 0
  N. Davis 2002 Min 24 190 7.9 57 0
  J. Edwards 1979 Min 33 186 5.6 42 0
  D. Nelson 1984 Min 23 180 7.8 21 0
  E. Payton 1982 Min 22 179 8.1 35 0
  B. Butler 1962 Min 12 169 14.1 46 0
  C. West 1970 Min 29 169 5.8 53 0
  R. Bess 1986 Min 23 162 7.0 15 0
  R. Moss 1999 Min 17 162 9.5 64t 1
  R. Bess 1983 Min 21 158 7.5 17 0
  B. Butler 1964 Min 22 156 7.1 32 0
  H. McElhenny 1961 Min 8 155 19.4 81t 1
  T. Mason 1964 Min 10 150 15.0 45 0
  T. Mason 1961 Min 14 146 10.4 23 0
  B. Bryant 1973 Min 25 140 5.6 16 0