Washington Redskins Single Season Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Return Yards

The following are the Washington Redskins single season 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. Eddie Brown is the Washington Redskins single season leader in punt return yards with 646.

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

      Punt Returns
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  E. Brown 1976 Was 48 646 13.5 71t 1
  B. Mitchell 1991 Was 45 600 13.3 69t 2
  B. Mitchell 1998 Was 44 506 11.5 47 0
  M. Nelms 1981 Was 45 492 10.9 75t 2
  M. Nelms 1980 Was 48 487 10.1 64 0
  E. Brown 1977 Was 57 452 7.9 43 0
  B. Mitchell 1994 Was 32 452 14.1 78t 2
  T. Green 1978 Was 42 443 10.5 80t 1
  B. Mitchell 1997 Was 38 442 11.6 63t 1
  B. Banks 2010 Was 38 431 11.3 53 0
  M. Nelms 1984 Was 49 428 8.7 46 0
  E. Metcalf 2001 Was 33 412 12.5 89t 1
  L. Jones 1975 Was 53 407 7.7 52t 1
  R. Harris 1965 Was 31 377 12.2 57t 1
  J. Williams 1952 Was 24 366 15.2 74t 2
  A. Randle El 2006 Was 39 342 8.8 87t 1
  B. Mitchell 1999 Was 40 332 8.3 33 0
  B. Banks 2011 Was 36 328 9.1 55 0
  J. Crowder 2016 Was 27 328 12.1 85t 1
  B. Mitchell 1995 Was 25 315 12.6 59t 1
  E. Saenz 1947 Was 24 308 12.8 30 0
  M. Nelms 1983 Was 38 289 7.6 35 0
  E. Yarber 1987 Was 37 273 7.4 33 0
  K. Jenkins 1985 Was 26 272 10.5 28 0
  B. Mitchell 1992 Was 29 271 9.3 84t 1
  K. Jenkins 1986 Was 28 270 9.6 39 0
  B. Mitchell 1996 Was 23 258 11.2 71 0
  A. Randle El 2008 Was 39 254 6.5 36 0
  M. Nelms 1982 Was 32 252 7.9 28 0
  S. Bagarus 1945 Was 21 251 12.0 28 0
  J. Scudero 1955 Was 25 241 9.6 49t 1
  C. Bailey 2002 Was 24 238 9.9 39 0
  D. Todd 1941 Was 14 238 17.0 73t 1
  D. Sandifer 1948 Was 20 236 11.8 35 0
  S. Duncan 1971 Was 22 233 10.6 33 0
  S. Duncan 1973 Was 28 228 8.1 18 0
  A. Farkas 1942 Was 16 219 13.7 51 0
  B. Zagers 1957 Was 14 217 15.5 76t 2
  D. Green 1985 Was 16 214 13.4 37 0
  D. James 1963 Was 16 214 13.4 39 0
  A. Randle El 2007 Was 34 209 6.1 27 0
  R. Harris 1967 Was 23 208 9.0 51 0
  A. Roberts 2014 Was 28 208 7.4 37 0
  B. Hardeman 1979 Was 24 207 8.6 52 0
  J. Johnson 1989 Was 21 200 9.5 38 0
  D. Sandifer 1949 Was 18 199 11.1 41 0
  T. Vactor 1971 Was 23 194 8.4 30 0
  B. Mitchell 1993 Was 29 193 6.7 48 0
  S. Bagarus 1946 Was 18 192 10.7 33 0
  C. Morton 2003 Was 19 188 9.9 28 0