New England Patriots Career Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Return Yards

The following are the New England Patriots career punt return leaders ranked by punt 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. Troy Brown is the New England Patriots career leader in punt return yards with 2,625.

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

      Punt Returns
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. T. Brown 192 252 2,625 10.4 85t 3
2. I. Fryar 129 206 2,055 10.0 85t 3
3. J. Edelman 131 177 1,986 11.2 94t 4
4. D. Meggett 48 142 1,438 10.1 60t 1
5. W. Welker 93 114 1,185 10.4 69 0
6. M. Haynes 90 111 1,159 10.4 89t 2
7. S. Morgan 180 92 960 10.4 80t 1
8. K. Faulk 161 101 943 9.3 43 0
9. M. Herron 35 74 888 12.0 66 0
10. D. Amendola 69 85 773 9.1 82 0
11. R. Smith 26 54 537 9.9 55 0
12. C. Garrett 51 43 487 11.3 62 0
13. R. James 145 42 400 9.5 75t 1
14. R. Burton 69 56 389 6.9 62 0
15. T. Dwight 16 32 273 8.5 29 0
16. B. Suci 14 25 233 9.3 22 0
17. R. Harris 6 26 227 8.7 21 0
  W. Stanley 13 28 227 8.1 50 0
19. J. Henderson 40 27 201 7.4 39 0
20. B. Johnson 32 23 195 8.5 52 0
21. R. Crittenden 32 21 192 9.1 30 0
22. G. Olszewski 8 20 179 8.9 22 0
23. C. Canty 32 16 170 10.6 36 0
24. S. Martin 40 20 165 8.2 28 0
25. T. Stephens 49 19 151 7.9 26 0
26. J. Bellino 35 19 148 7.8 18 0
  F. Bruney 40 30 148 4.9 19 0
28. J. Cunningham 40 22 140 6.4 44 0
29. D. Cloutier 12 20 136 6.8 40 0
  D. Stingley 60 19 136 7.2 29 0
31. W. Porter 13 22 135 6.1 24 0
32. S. Starring 72 19 108 5.7 17 0
33. E. Tucker 5 13 102 7.8 25 0
34. S. Blanks 28 14 93 6.6 22 0
  L. Carwell 51 13 93 7.2 45 0
36. K. Martin 9 8 92 11.5 21 0
37. C. Jones 12 16 91 5.7 24 0
38. D. Branch 89 7 84 12.0 40 0
39. C. Jackson 14 5 83 16.6 39 0
40. T. Poole 22 13 81 6.2 18 0
41. D. Christy 13 8 73 9.1 29 0
42. B. Leo 3 7 66 9.4 43 0
  B. Wells 12 12 66 5.5 19 0
44. T. Hennessey 28 12 60 5.0 11 0
  A. Johnson 94 6 60 10.0 15 0
46. M. Sanu 8 9 54 6.0 14 0
47. J. Garrett 50 3 47 15.7 28 0
  M. Timpson 70 8 47 5.9 14 0
49. V. Purvis 16 5 43 8.6 18 0
50. W. Beach 18 2 42 21.0 21 0