Washington Redskins Single Season Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Returns

The following are the Washington Redskins single season kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff 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. Rock Cartwright is the Washington Redskins single season leader in kickoff returns with 64.

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

      Kickoff Returns
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  R. Cartwright 2006 Was 64 1,541 24.1 100 1
  B. Mitchell 1998 Was 59 1,337 22.7 102 1
  B. Mitchell 1994 Was 58 1,478 25.5 86 0
  B. Mitchell 1996 Was 56 1,258 22.5 50 0
  B. Mitchell 1995 Was 55 1,408 25.6 59 0
  R. Cartwright 2007 Was 52 1,339 25.8 80 0
  B. Banks 2011 Was 51 1,174 23.0 47 0
  R. Cartwright 2008 Was 51 1,307 25.6 87 0
  M. Bates 2001 Was 49 1,150 23.5 41 0
  L. Jones 1975 Was 47 1,086 23.1 44 0
  B. Mitchell 1997 Was 47 1,094 23.3 97t 1
  B. Banks 2010 Was 46 1,155 25.1 96t 1
  J. Thrash 2000 Was 45 1,000 22.2 49 0
  C. Morton 2003 Was 44 1,029 23.4 94t 1
  B. Mitchell 1999 Was 43 893 20.8 45 0
  M. Nelms 1984 Was 42 860 20.5 36 0
  K. Jenkins 1985 Was 41 1,018 24.8 95 0
  R. Cartwright 2009 Was 39 868 22.3 42 0
  M. Nelms 1980 Was 38 810 21.3 51 0
  M. Nelms 1981 Was 37 1,099 29.7 84 0
  H. Mul-key 1973 Was 36 1,011 28.1 97t 1
  M. Nelms 1983 Was 35 802 22.9 41 0
  E. Brown 1977 Was 34 852 25.1 46 0
  T. Green 1978 Was 34 870 25.6 99t 1
  B. Mitchell 1993 Was 33 678 20.5 68 0
  D. James 1962 Was 32 889 27.8 72 0
  S. Sims 2019 Was 32 819 25.6 91t 1
  E. Brown 1976 Was 30 738 24.6 67 0
  D. James 1963 Was 30 830 27.7 48 0
  A. Roberts 2014 Was 30 710 23.7 45 0
  B. Mitchell 1991 Was 29 583 20.1 35 0
  E. Saenz 1947 Was 29 797 27.5 94t 2
  L. Betts 2002 Was 28 690 24.6 60 0
  R. Ross 2015 Was 28 684 24.4 102 1
  T. Vactor 1970 Was 28 700 25.0 51 0
  S. Duncan 1971 Was 27 724 26.8 48 0
  K. Jenkins 1986 Was 27 554 20.5 37 0
  D. Sandifer 1948 Was 26 594 22.8 96t 1
  K. Griffin 1987 Was 25 478 19.1 54 0
  R. Harris 1967 Was 25 580 23.2 47 0
  J. Scudero 1955 Was 25 699 28.0 94t 1
  D. Atkeson 1954 Was 24 623 26.0 99t 1
  L. Betts 2005 Was 24 621 25.9 94t 1
  S. Horner 1960 Was 24 511 21.3 35 0
  A. Johnson 1989 Was 24 504 21.0 38 0
  E. Saenz 1949 Was 24 465 19.4 34 0
  D. Sandifer 1949 Was 24 518 21.6 70 0
  L. Betts 2004 Was 23 528 23.0 70 0
  R. Harris 1968 Was 23 579 25.2 40 0
  D. James 1959 Was 23 503 21.9 38 0