New England Patriots Career Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Return Yards

The following are the New England Patriots career kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff return yards. 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 return yards with 4,098.

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. E. Hobbs 63 105 2,913 27.7 108 3
3. D. Meggett 48 105 2,561 24.4 62 0
4. B. Johnson 39 102 2,557 25.1 93t 2
5. L. Garron 99 89 2,299 25.8 95t 2
6. S. Starring 72 107 2,259 21.1 53 0
7. C. Garrett 51 92 2,251 24.5 63 0
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. Clayborn 191 57 1,538 27.0 102 3
12. R. Smith 26 67 1,505 22.5 98t 1
13. D. Cullors 31 60 1,471 24.5 86t 1
14. J. Cunningham 40 64 1,372 21.4 45 0
15. T. Collins 102 65 1,335 20.5 46 0
16. J. Vaughn 32 54 1,281 23.7 100 2
17. H. Ivory 46 45 1,191 26.5 98t 1
18. B. Tate 18 45 1,163 25.8 104 2
19. R. Burton 69 46 1,119 24.3 91t 1
20. L. Maroney 45 41 1,062 25.9 77 0
21. J. Garrett 50 48 1,054 22.0 42 0
22. R. Crittenden 32 47 938 20.0 44 0
23. J. Bellino 35 43 905 21.0 43 0
24. A. Carter 15 33 898 27.2 99t 1
25. D. Branch 89 36 863 24.0 63 0
26. D. McCourty 155 42 861 20.5 104 1
27. M. Allen 37 43 844 19.6 34 0
28. A. Clark 27 40 837 20.9 38 0
29. W. Porter 13 36 812 22.6 61 0
30. D. Amendola 69 34 799 23.5 81 0
31. P. Pass 78 36 745 20.7 36 0
32. C. Patterson 15 23 663 28.8 95t 1
33. M. Slater 173 35 637 18.2 35 0
34. J. Edelman 131 30 626 20.9 37 0
35. D. Christy 13 24 617 25.7 52 0
36. D. Lewis 30 25 605 24.2 104 1
37. O. Lawson 16 27 593 22.0 52 0
38. A. Johnson 94 28 544 19.4 41 0
39. W. Stanley 13 29 529 18.2 40 0
40. B. Bolden 98 23 515 22.4 38 0
41. I. Fryar 129 26 495 19.0 47 0
42. L. Blount 49 17 494 29.1 83 0
43. J. Phillips 27 20 490 24.5 71 0
44. D. Woodhead 45 22 480 21.8 37 0
45. J. Williams 9 23 461 20.0 29 0
46. B. Johnson 32 24 453 18.9 36 0
47. L. Thompson 16 18 376 20.9 30 0
48. R. Rucker 43 15 375 25.0 43 0
49. B. Suci 14 17 360 21.2 35 0
50. C. Jackson 7 15 353 23.5 47 0