New England Patriots Career Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Returns

The following are the New England Patriots career kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff returns. Included are player stats for the New England Patriots (NFL) from 1971-2020, the Boston Patriots (NFL) in 1970 and the Boston Patriots (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Kevin Faulk is the New England Patriots career leader in kickoff returns with 181.

Players active with the New England Patriots during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Kickoff Returns
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. K. Faulk 161 181 4,098 22.6 95 2
2. S. Starring 72 107 2,259 21.1 53 0
3. E. Hobbs 63 105 2,913 27.7 108 3
  D. Meggett 48 105 2,561 24.4 62 0
5. B. Johnson 39 102 2,557 25.1 93t 2
6. C. Garrett 51 92 2,251 24.5 63 0
7. L. Garron 99 89 2,299 25.8 95t 2
8. S. Martin 40 88 2,012 22.9 95t 1
9. T. Brown 192 87 1,862 21.4 54 0
10. M. Herron 35 71 1,796 25.3 92t 1
11. R. Smith 26 67 1,505 22.5 98t 1
12. T. Collins 102 65 1,335 20.5 46 0
13. J. Cunningham 40 64 1,372 21.4 45 0
14. D. Cullors 31 60 1,471 24.5 86t 1
15. R. Clayborn 191 57 1,538 27.0 102 3
16. J. Vaughn 32 54 1,281 23.7 100 2
17. J. Garrett 50 48 1,054 22.0 42 0
18. R. Crittenden 32 47 938 20.0 44 0
19. R. Burton 69 46 1,119 24.3 91t 1
20. H. Ivory 46 45 1,191 26.5 98t 1
  B. Tate 18 45 1,163 25.8 104 2
22. M. Allen 37 43 844 19.6 34 0
  J. Bellino 35 43 905 21.0 43 0
24. D. McCourty 155 42 861 20.5 104 1
25. L. Maroney 45 41 1,062 25.9 77 0
26. A. Clark 27 40 837 20.9 38 0
27. D. Branch 89 36 863 24.0 63 0
  P. Pass 78 36 745 20.7 36 0
  W. Porter 13 36 812 22.6 61 0
30. M. Slater 173 35 637 18.2 35 0
31. D. Amendola 69 34 799 23.5 81 0
32. A. Carter 15 33 898 27.2 99t 1
33. J. Edelman 131 30 626 20.9 37 0
34. W. Stanley 13 29 529 18.2 40 0
35. A. Johnson 94 28 544 19.4 41 0
36. O. Lawson 16 27 593 22.0 52 0
37. I. Fryar 129 26 495 19.0 47 0
38. D. Lewis 30 25 605 24.2 104 1
39. D. Christy 13 24 617 25.7 52 0
  B. Johnson 32 24 453 18.9 36 0
41. B. Bolden 98 23 515 22.4 38 0
  C. Patterson 15 23 663 28.8 95t 1
  J. Williams 9 23 461 20.0 29 0
44. D. Woodhead 45 22 480 21.8 37 0
45. J. Phillips 27 20 490 24.5 71 0
46. D. Westbrook 71 19 290 15.3 33 0
47. L. Thompson 16 18 376 20.9 30 0
48. L. Blount 49 17 494 29.1 83 0
  B. Suci 14 17 360 21.2 35 0
50. J. Ashton 38 15 309 20.6 31 0