Washington Redskins Single Season Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Return Average

The following are the Washington Redskins single season punt return leaders ranked by punt return average. 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. Johnny Williams is the Washington Redskins single season leader in punt return average with 15.25.

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

Leaders based on 20 punt returns

      Punt Returns
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  J. Williams 1952 Was 24 366 15.2 74t 2
  B. Mitchell 1994 Was 32 452 14.1 78t 2
  E. Brown 1976 Was 48 646 13.5 71t 1
  B. Mitchell 1991 Was 45 600 13.3 69t 2
  E. Saenz 1947 Was 24 308 12.8 30 0
  B. Mitchell 1995 Was 25 315 12.6 59t 1
  E. Metcalf 2001 Was 33 412 12.5 89t 1
  R. Harris 1965 Was 31 377 12.2 57t 1
  J. Crowder 2016 Was 27 328 12.1 85t 1
  S. Bagarus 1945 Was 21 251 12.0 28 0
  D. Sandifer 1948 Was 20 236 11.8 35 0
  B. Mitchell 1997 Was 38 442 11.6 63t 1
  B. Mitchell 1998 Was 44 506 11.5 47 0
  B. Banks 2010 Was 38 431 11.3 53 0
  B. Mitchell 1996 Was 23 258 11.2 71 0
  M. Nelms 1981 Was 45 492 10.9 75t 2
  S. Duncan 1971 Was 22 233 10.6 33 0
  T. Green 1978 Was 42 443 10.5 80t 1
  K. Jenkins 1985 Was 26 272 10.5 28 0
  M. Nelms 1980 Was 48 487 10.1 64 0
  C. Bailey 2002 Was 24 238 9.9 39 0
  K. Jenkins 1986 Was 28 270 9.6 39 0
  J. Scudero 1955 Was 25 241 9.6 49t 1
  J. Johnson 1989 Was 21 200 9.5 38 0
  B. Mitchell 1992 Was 29 271 9.3 84t 1
  B. Banks 2011 Was 36 328 9.1 55 0
  R. Harris 1967 Was 23 208 9.0 51 0
  A. Randle El 2006 Was 39 342 8.8 87t 1
  M. Nelms 1984 Was 49 428 8.7 46 0
  B. Hardeman 1979 Was 24 207 8.6 52 0
  T. Vactor 1971 Was 23 194 8.4 30 0
  B. Mitchell 1999 Was 40 332 8.3 33 0
  S. Duncan 1973 Was 28 228 8.1 18 0
  E. Brown 1977 Was 57 452 7.9 43 0
  M. Nelms 1982 Was 32 252 7.9 28 0
  B. Dudley 1951 Was 22 172 7.8 27 0
  L. Jones 1975 Was 53 407 7.7 52t 1
  M. Nelms 1983 Was 38 289 7.6 35 0
  A. Roberts 2014 Was 28 208 7.4 37 0
  D. Sanders 2000 Was 25 185 7.4 57 0
  E. Yarber 1987 Was 37 273 7.4 33 0
  W. Stanley 1990 Was 24 176 7.3 32 0
  B. Banks 2012 Was 26 178 6.8 27 0
  B. Mitchell 1993 Was 29 193 6.7 48 0
  A. Randle El 2008 Was 39 254 6.5 36 0
  J. Crowder 2017 Was 27 171 6.3 29 0
  A. Randle El 2007 Was 34 209 6.1 27 0
  J. Crowder 2015 Was 30 158 5.3 16 0
  D. James 1959 Was 21 95 4.5 26 0