New England Patriots Single Season Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Returns

The following are the New England Patriots single season punt return leaders ranked by punt 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. David Meggett is the New England Patriots single season leader in punt returns with 52.

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

      Punt Returns
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  D. Meggett 1996 NE 52 588 11.3 60t 1
  M. Haynes 1976 NE 45 608 13.5 89t 2
  D. Meggett 1995 NE 45 383 8.5 23 0
  D. Meggett 1997 NE 45 467 10.4 47 0
  T. Brown 2000 NE 39 504 12.9 66t 1
  T. Brown 1999 NE 38 405 10.7 52 0
  I. Fryar 1988 NE 38 398 10.5 30 0
  R. Smith 1983 NE 38 398 10.5 55 0
  I. Fryar 1985 NE 37 520 14.1 85t 2
  I. Fryar 1984 NE 36 347 9.6 55 0
  J. Edelman 2013 NE 35 374 10.7 43 0
  I. Fryar 1986 NE 35 366 10.5 59t 1
  M. Herron 1974 NE 35 517 14.8 66 0
  R. James 1980 NE 33 331 10.0 75t 1
  T. Dwight 2005 NE 32 273 8.5 29 0
  S. Morgan 1978 NE 32 335 10.5 48 0
  K. Faulk 2006 NE 31 330 10.6 43 0
  T. Brown 2003 NE 29 293 10.1 23 0
  T. Brown 2001 NE 29 413 14.2 85t 2
  S. Morgan 1979 NE 29 289 10.0 80t 1
  J. Edelman 2011 NE 28 296 10.6 72t 1
  I. Fryar 1990 NE 28 133 4.8 17 0
  W. Stanley 1992 NE 28 227 8.1 50 0
  D. Amendola 2017 NE 27 231 8.6 40 0
  J. Henderson 1991 NE 27 201 7.4 39 0
  M. Herron 1973 NE 27 282 10.4 54 0
  W. Welker 2009 NE 27 338 12.5 69 0
  T. Brown 1993 NE 25 224 9.0 19 0
  J. Edelman 2014 NE 25 299 12.0 84t 1
  B. Suci 1963 Bos 25 233 9.3 22 0
  W. Welker 2007 NE 25 249 10.0 35 0
  W. Welker 2012 NE 25 243 9.7 31 0
  T. Brown 2002 NE 24 175 7.3 27 0
  T. Brown 1994 NE 24 202 8.4 38 0
  M. Haynes 1977 NE 24 200 8.3 46 0
  W. Welker 2008 NE 24 237 9.9 44 0
  D. Amendola 2015 NE 23 276 12.0 82 0
  F. Bruney 1961 Bos 23 109 4.7 11 0
  R. Harris 1993 NE 23 201 8.7 21 0
  W. Porter 1968 Bos 22 135 6.1 24 0
  R. Burton 1962 Bos 21 122 5.8 22 0
  J. Edelman 2010 NE 21 321 15.3 94t 1
  D. Cloutier 1964 Bos 20 136 6.8 40 0
  J. Edelman 2018 NE 20 154 7.7 25 0
  K. Faulk 2004 NE 20 133 6.7 16 0
  G. Olszewski 2019 NE 20 179 8.9 22 0
  R. Crittenden 1994 NE 19 155 8.2 26 0
  S. Martin 1989 NE 19 164 8.6 28 0
  D. Amendola 2016 NE 18 121 6.7 30 0
  I. Fryar 1987 NE 18 174 9.7 36 0