Washington Redskins Career Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Return Yards

The following are the Washington Redskins career punt return leaders ranked by punt return yards. 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 return yards with 3,476.

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. E. Brown 39 111 1,150 10.4 71t 1
4. R. Harris 83 119 1,005 8.4 86t 3
5. B. Banks 41 100 937 9.4 55 0
6. A. Randle El 63 129 907 7.0 87t 1
7. D. James 99 98 794 8.1 39 0
8. J. Crowder 56 86 677 7.9 85t 1
9. E. Saenz 50 59 643 10.9 32 0
10. A. Farkas 62 52 630 12.1 59t 1
11. D. Green 295 51 611 12.0 37 0
12. D. Todd 79 44 581 13.2 73t 3
13. S. Duncan 38 64 550 8.6 33 0
14. K. Jenkins 25 54 542 10.0 39 0
15. J. Williams 24 42 538 12.8 74t 2
16. L. Jones 42 62 476 7.7 52t 1
17. J. Scudero 53 66 455 6.9 49t 1
18. S. Bagarus 26 39 443 11.4 33 0
  T. Green 16 42 443 10.5 80t 1
20. D. Sandifer 24 38 435 11.4 41 0
21. J. Thrash 118 41 416 10.1 62 0
  E. Yarber 14 46 416 9.0 44 0
23. E. Metcalf 10 33 412 12.5 89t 1
24. B. Dudley 36 42 391 9.3 96t 1
25. B. Seymour 60 28 386 13.8 37 0
26. B. Zagers 32 28 383 13.7 76t 3
27. S. Moss 146 42 346 8.2 80t 1
28. C. Bailey 79 25 303 12.1 54 0
29. J. Johnson 32 31 299 9.6 38 0
30. T. Vactor 65 42 289 6.9 30 0
31. C. Morton 21 32 268 8.4 28 0
32. D. Shepard 7 18 250 13.9 73 0
33. H. Mul-key 23 24 243 10.1 27 0
34. A. Roberts 25 28 208 7.4 37 0
35. B. Hardeman 25 24 207 8.6 52 0
36. D. Sanders 16 25 185 7.4 57 0
37. F. Filchock 58 11 179 16.3 68 1
38. W. Stanley 9 24 176 7.3 32 0
39. J. Green 9 17 174 10.2 90t 1
40. J. Steffen 60 19 171 9.0 45 0
41. T. Runnels 21 18 167 9.3 59 0
42. J. Theismann 167 17 162 9.5 44 0
43. H. Gilmer 57 9 160 17.8 37 0
44. R. Crawford 10 8 156 19.5 64 0
  F. Seno 24 12 156 13.0 60 0
46. A. Brown 10 23 152 6.6 39 0
47. J. Youel 17 13 150 11.5 20 0
48. P. Atkins 17 16 149 9.3 68 0
49. T. Wilson 3 8 143 17.9 40 0
50. T. Quinn 15 20 130 6.5 30 0