New York Jets Career Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Returns

The following are the New York Jets career punt return leaders ranked by punt returns. Included are player stats for the New York Jets (NFL) from 1970-2020, the New York Jets (AFL) from 1963-1969 and the New York Titans (AFL) from 1960-1962. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Bruce Harper is the New York Jets career leader in punt returns with 183.

Players active with the New York Jets during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Punt Returns
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. B. Harper 99 183 1,784 9.7 82t 1
2. J. Kerley 82 150 1,335 8.9 68t 1
3. J. Townsell 83 127 1,360 10.7 91t 2
4. L. Johnson 32 91 890 9.8 66t 1
5. B. Baird 98 88 787 8.9 93t 1
  S. Moss 51 88 1,052 12.0 63t 2
7. D. Ward 59 81 629 7.8 23 0
8. K. Sohn 87 68 519 7.6 46 0
9. K. Springs 67 65 681 10.5 76t 1
10. L. Washington 55 64 599 9.4 38 0
11. C. Hicks 26 55 499 9.1 26 0
12. J. Cotchery 103 54 484 9.0 31 0
13. M. Battle 28 53 352 6.6 22 0
14. J. Leonhard 40 51 494 9.7 37 0
15. C. Farasopoulos 36 50 445 8.9 65t 1
  T. Mathis 64 50 445 8.9 98t 1
17. L. Piccone 41 48 322 6.7 60t 1
18. D. Christy 39 42 679 16.2 73t 4
19. R. Word 30 38 301 7.9 34 0
20. E. Christy 30 34 222 6.5 39 0
21. R. Carpenter 35 28 208 7.4 21 0
  W. Chrebet 152 28 139 5.0 15 0
23. A. Roberts 16 23 324 14.1 78t 1
  K. Wilson 80 23 154 6.7 19 0
25. B. Berrios 16 21 240 11.4 26 0
  D. Carter 10 21 145 6.9 20 0
27. J. McCareins 64 19 116 6.1 26 0
28. J. Marshall 10 18 100 5.6 19 0
29. C. Morton 25 17 164 9.6 33 0
  J. Sydner 6 17 178 10.5 22 0
31. J. Natson 7 16 38 2.4 17 0
  R. Turner 22 16 92 5.8 16 0
33. T. Dwight 9 14 146 10.4 18 0
  S. Lewis 10 14 100 7.1 40 0
  K. Schroy 113 14 140 10.0 30 0
36. J. Jackson 33 13 48 3.7 38 0
  C. Yeast 11 13 122 9.4 35 0
38. L. Burton 14 12 93 7.8 21 0
  L. Giammona 14 12 117 9.8 25 0
  M. Harmon 9 12 109 9.1 21 0
  W. Powell 4 12 48 4.0 15 0
42. B. Turner 90 11 61 5.5 16 0
43. E. Bell 81 10 72 7.2 34 0
  W. West 17 10 34 3.4 9 0
45. J. Tiller 11 9 47 5.2 20 0
46. J. Cribbs 6 8 96 12.0 21 0
  D. Paulson 84 8 34 4.2 12 0
  M. Starks 18 8 43 5.4 27 0
  S. Weir 11 8 48 6.0 24 0
50. J. McKnight 39 7 69 9.9 25 0