Washington Redskins Career Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Returns

The following are the Washington Redskins career punt return leaders ranked by punt returns. Included are player stats for the Washington Redskins (NFL) from 1937-2020, the Boston Redskins (NFL) from 1933-1936 and the Boston Braves (NFL) in 1932. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Brian Mitchell is the Washington Redskins career leader in punt returns with 317.

Players active with the Washington Redskins during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Punt Returns
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. B. Mitchell 159 317 3,476 11.0 84t 7
2. M. Nelms 68 212 1,948 9.2 75t 2
3. A. Randle El 63 129 907 7.0 87t 1
4. R. Harris 83 119 1,005 8.4 86t 3
5. E. Brown 39 111 1,150 10.4 71t 1
6. B. Banks 41 100 937 9.4 55 0
7. D. James 99 98 794 8.1 39 0
8. J. Crowder 56 86 677 7.9 85t 1
9. J. Scudero 53 66 455 6.9 49t 1
10. S. Duncan 38 64 550 8.6 33 0
11. L. Jones 42 62 476 7.7 52t 1
12. E. Saenz 50 59 643 10.9 32 0
13. K. Jenkins 25 54 542 10.0 39 0
14. A. Farkas 62 52 630 12.1 59t 1
15. D. Green 295 51 611 12.0 37 0
16. E. Yarber 14 46 416 9.0 44 0
17. D. Todd 79 44 581 13.2 73t 3
18. B. Dudley 36 42 391 9.3 96t 1
  T. Green 16 42 443 10.5 80t 1
  S. Moss 146 42 346 8.2 80t 1
  T. Vactor 65 42 289 6.9 30 0
  J. Williams 24 42 538 12.8 74t 2
23. J. Thrash 118 41 416 10.1 62 0
24. S. Bagarus 26 39 443 11.4 33 0
25. D. Sandifer 24 38 435 11.4 41 0
26. E. Metcalf 10 33 412 12.5 89t 1
27. C. Morton 21 32 268 8.4 28 0
28. J. Johnson 32 31 299 9.6 38 0
29. A. Roberts 25 28 208 7.4 37 0
  B. Seymour 60 28 386 13.8 37 0
  B. Zagers 32 28 383 13.7 76t 3
32. C. Bailey 79 25 303 12.1 54 0
  D. Sanders 16 25 185 7.4 57 0
34. B. Hardeman 25 24 207 8.6 52 0
  H. Mul-key 23 24 243 10.1 27 0
  W. Stanley 9 24 176 7.3 32 0
37. A. Brown 10 23 152 6.6 39 0
  C. Justice 43 23 99 4.3 16 0
39. W. Roberts 28 22 60 2.7 25 0
40. T. Quinn 15 20 130 6.5 30 0
41. J. Steffen 60 19 171 9.0 45 0
42. T. Runnels 21 18 167 9.3 59 0
  D. Shepard 7 18 250 13.9 73 0
44. J. Green 9 17 174 10.2 90t 1
  J. Theismann 167 17 162 9.5 44 0
46. P. Atkins 17 16 149 9.3 68 0
47. B. Mitchell 98 15 92 6.1 28 0
48. J. Youel 17 13 150 11.5 20 0
49. F. Seno 24 12 156 13.0 60 0
50. S. Baugh 165 11 99 9.0 20 0