New York Jets Career Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Return Yards

The following are the New York Jets career punt return leaders ranked by punt return yards. Included are player stats for the New York Jets (NFL) from 1970-2019, 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 return yards with 1,784.

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. Townsell 83 127 1,360 10.7 91t 2
3. J. Kerley 82 150 1,335 8.9 68t 1
4. S. Moss 51 88 1,052 12.0 63t 2
5. L. Johnson 32 91 890 9.8 66t 1
6. B. Baird 98 88 787 8.9 93t 1
7. K. Springs 67 65 681 10.5 76t 1
8. D. Christy 39 42 679 16.2 73t 4
9. D. Ward 59 81 629 7.8 23 0
10. L. Washington 55 64 599 9.4 38 0
11. K. Sohn 87 68 519 7.6 46 0
12. C. Hicks 26 55 499 9.1 26 0
13. J. Leonhard 40 51 494 9.7 37 0
14. J. Cotchery 103 54 484 9.0 31 0
15. C. Farasopoulos 36 50 445 8.9 65t 1
  T. Mathis 64 50 445 8.9 98t 1
17. M. Battle 28 53 352 6.6 22 0
18. A. Roberts 16 23 324 14.1 78t 1
19. L. Piccone 41 48 322 6.7 60t 1
20. R. Word 30 38 301 7.9 34 0
21. B. Berrios 16 21 240 11.4 26 0
22. E. Christy 30 34 222 6.5 39 0
23. R. Carpenter 35 28 208 7.4 21 0
24. J. Sydner 6 17 178 10.5 22 0
25. C. Morton 25 17 164 9.6 33 0
26. K. Wilson 80 23 154 6.7 19 0
27. T. Dwight 9 14 146 10.4 18 0
28. D. Carter 10 21 145 6.9 20 0
29. K. Schroy 113 14 140 10.0 30 0
30. W. Chrebet 152 28 139 5.0 15 0
31. C. Yeast 11 13 122 9.4 35 0
32. L. Giammona 14 12 117 9.8 25 0
33. J. McCareins 64 19 116 6.1 26 0
34. M. Harmon 9 12 109 9.1 21 0
35. S. Lewis 10 14 100 7.1 40 0
  J. Marshall 10 18 100 5.6 19 0
37. J. Cribbs 6 8 96 12.0 21 0
38. L. Burton 14 12 93 7.8 21 0
  M. Harper 35 4 93 23.2 78t 1
40. R. Turner 22 16 92 5.8 16 0
41. E. Bell 81 10 72 7.2 34 0
42. J. McKnight 39 7 69 9.9 25 0
  C. Minter 11 6 69 11.5 20 0
44. B. Turner 90 11 61 5.5 16 0
45. J. Richards 26 4 57 14.2 37 0
46. M. West 12 3 51 17.0 45 0
47. J. Jackson 33 13 48 3.7 38 0
  W. Powell 4 12 48 4.0 15 0
  S. Weir 11 8 48 6.0 24 0
50. J. Tiller 11 9 47 5.2 20 0