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1981 NFL Kickoff Returns
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PLAYERTEAMNOYDSAVGLGTD
Mike NelmsWashington Redskins37109929.7840
Carl RoachesHouston Oilers2876927.596t1
Amos LawrenceSan Francisco 49ers1743725.792t1
Fulton WalkerMiami Dolphins3893224.590t1
Willie TullisHouston Oilers3277924.395t1
Reggie SmithAtlanta Falcons47114324.3520
David VerserCincinnati Bengals2969123.8780
James BrooksSan Diego Chargers4094923.7470
Stump MitchellSt. Louis Cardinals55129223.5670
Wayne WilsonNew Orleans Saints3172223.3570
Eddie PaytonMinnesota Vikings3989823.099t1
James MurphyKansas City Chiefs2045722.9460
Dino HallCleveland Browns3681322.6480
Arthur WhittingtonOakland Raiders2556322.5470
Cleo MontgomeryYear1738222.5380
Larry AndersonPittsburgh Steelers3782522.3350
Alvin GarrettYear1840122.3350
Jimmy RogersNew Orleans Saints2862122.2440
Wally HenryPhiladelphia Eagles2553321.3430
Dave WilliamsChicago Bears2348621.1420
Alvin HallDetroit Lions2552521.0360
Bruce HarperNew York Jets2348020.9420
Byron FranklinBuffalo Bills2143620.8330
Emery MooreheadChicago Bears2347620.7560
Zachary DixonBaltimore Colts3673720.5460
Robbie MartinDetroit Lions2550920.4340
Kurt SohnNew York Jets2652820.3310
Kevin WilliamsBaltimore Colts2039920.0350
Tony CollinsNew England Patriots3977319.8300
Wade ManningDenver Broncos2651419.8310
James OwensTampa Bay Buccaneers2447319.7340
Kim AndersonBaltimore Colts2039319.7300
Drew HillLos Angeles Rams60117019.5500
Leon BrightNew York Giants2548119.2410
James JonesDallas Cowboys2751719.1330
Will LewisSeattle Seahawks2037818.9360
Horace IvoryYear1630018.8320
Non-qualifiers
Chester WillisOakland Raiders1530920.6430
Malcolm BarnwellOakland Raiders1526517.7260
Terry MetcalfWashington Redskins1428320.2360
Mark LeeGreen Bay Packers1427019.3310
Robb RiddickBuffalo Bills1425718.4250
Keith NordMinnesota Vikings1422916.4270
Gregg JohnsonSeattle Seahawks1323518.1250
Charles WhiteCleveland Browns1224320.3320
Timmy NewsomeDallas Cowboys1222819.0270
Billy CampfieldPhiladelphia Eagles1222318.6320
Fred NixonGreen Bay Packers1222218.5250
John HoltTampa Bay Buccaneers1127424.9400
Mike McCoyGreen Bay Packers1122120.1360
Roland HooksBuffalo Bills1121519.5360
Mike HardenDenver Broncos1117816.2230
Mardye McDoleMinnesota Vikings1117015.5220
Carlos CarsonKansas City Chiefs1022722.7480
Bill RingSan Francisco 49ers1021721.7290
Scott WoernerAtlanta Falcons1021021.0270
Eric LaneSeattle Seahawks1020820.8270
Danny PittmanNew York Giants1019419.4340
Ken TolerNew England Patriots914816.4320
Clarence ChapmanCincinnati Bengals817121.4290
Ron FellowsDallas Cowboys817021.3310
Roy GreenSt. Louis Cardinals813516.9280
Wes ChandlerYear812515.6300
Ira MatthewsOakland Raiders714420.6390
Curtis BrownBuffalo Bills714020.0300
Greg HawthornePittsburgh Steelers713819.7300
Harlan HucklebyGreen Bay Packers713419.1270
Willard HarrellSt. Louis Cardinals711816.9290
Don BessillieuMiami Dolphins711416.3300
Ronnie LottSan Francisco 49ers711115.9200
Jeff FisherChicago Bears710214.6230
Otis WonsleyWashington Redskins612420.7270
Archie GriffinCincinnati Bengals611919.8280
Curtis BledsoeKansas City Chiefs611719.5260
Pete ShawSan Diego Chargers610317.2240
Terdell MiddletonGreen Bay Packers610016.7300
Leslie FrazierChicago Bears67712.8150
Kenny LewisNew York Jets510821.6300
Lloyd BurrussKansas City Chiefs59118.2220
Gary DavisTampa Bay Buccaneers58116.2210
Paul JohnsSeattle Seahawks58116.2200
Rob LytleDenver Broncos58016.0240
Dave ShulaBaltimore Colts56513.0160
Tommy VigoritoMiami Dolphins48421.0250
Rick SanfordNew England Patriots48220.5270
Mark NicholsDetroit Lions47418.5260
Mike WilsonSan Francisco 49ers46716.8220
Todd ChristensenOakland Raiders45413.5190
Clarence WilliamsSan Diego Chargers44711.8230
Greg PruittCleveland Browns38227.3300
Paul CoffmanGreen Bay Packers37725.7520
Rick MoserYear37625.3290
Paul DombroskiYear36622.0240
Scott StauchNew Orleans Saints36521.7290
Pete CronanYear36020.0210
Billy JacksonKansas City Chiefs36020.0230
Andy JohnsonNew England Patriots35317.7190
Deron CherryKansas City Chiefs35217.3220
Tony DavisTampa Bay Buccaneers35117.0210
Mike DennisNew York Giants35117.0170
Jeff GrothNew Orleans Saints35016.7210
Bob GregorSan Diego Chargers34715.7200
Randy LoveSt. Louis Cardinals34615.3250
Johnnie DirdenPittsburgh Steelers34515.0220
Don DufekSeattle Seahawks34515.0170
Blane GaisonAtlanta Falcons34314.3240
Arrington JonesSan Francisco 49ers34314.3220
Tim WilsonHouston Oilers34113.7230
Adger ArmstrongHouston Oilers33612.0180
Cleo MillerCleveland Browns33511.7220
Robert NewhouseDallas Cowboys33411.3150
Horace KingDetroit Lions33311.0140
Ivory SullyLos Angeles Rams33110.3220
Daryl HuntHouston Oilers3196.3110
Aundra ThompsonYear24422.0250
Don CalhounNew England Patriots23819.0220
Guido MerkensNew Orleans Saints23819.0200
Virgil SeayWashington Redskins23618.0190
Brian BaschnagelChicago Bears23417.0230
Jeff GriffinSt. Louis Cardinals23417.0260
Wilbur JacksonWashington Redskins23417.0170
Ronnie SmithYear23216.0200
Steve WilsonDallas Cowboys23216.0170
Ray GriffinCincinnati Bengals23115.5170
Lou PicconeBuffalo Bills23115.5160
Booker RussellPhiladelphia Eagles22814.0200
J.C. WilsonHouston Oilers22713.5140
Johnnie GrayGreen Bay Packers22412.0190
Ken CallicuttDetroit Lions22311.5120
James MayberryAtlanta Falcons22311.5150
Steve StephensNew York Jets22110.5140
Keith LeeNew England Patriots22010.0160
Larry CanadaDenver Broncos2199.5130
Stan BrockNew Orleans Saints2189.0120
Thomas BrownCleveland Browns2178.5100
Joe McLaughlinNew York Giants294.550
Eric SieversSan Diego Chargers242.040
Jim RourkeKansas City Chiefs200.000
Avon RileyHouston Oilers15151.0510
Mike KozlowskiMiami Dolphins14040.0400
Nesby GlasgowBaltimore Colts13535.0350
Brooks WilliamsYear13535.0350
Mike FullerCincinnati Bengals13434.0340
Doug BeaudoinSan Diego Chargers13131.0310
Wyatt HendersonSan Diego Chargers12626.0260
Beasley ReeceNew York Giants12424.0240
Nick GiaquintoYear12222.0220
Dwight HicksSan Francisco 49ers12222.0220
Marvin SimsBaltimore Colts12222.0220
Kenny HillOakland Raiders12121.0210
Darryl GrantWashington Redskins12020.0200
Duriel HarrisMiami Dolphins12020.0200
Louie GiammonaPhiladelphia Eagles11919.0190
James WilderTampa Bay Buccaneers11919.0190
Greg MeisnerLos Angeles Rams11717.0170
Tony GalbreathMinnesota Vikings11616.0160
Steve AtkinsYear11515.0150
Jim JensenGreen Bay Packers11515.0150
Jewerl ThomasLos Angeles Rams11515.0150
Rickey YoungMinnesota Vikings11515.0150
Hank BauerSan Diego Chargers11414.0140
Rickey ClaittWashington Redskins11414.0140
Calvin MurrayPhiladelphia Eagles11414.0140
Jim ObradovichTampa Bay Buccaneers11414.0140
Eason RamsonSan Francisco 49ers11212.0120
Joe DelaneyKansas City Chiefs11111.0110
Eddie HillMiami Dolphins11111.0110
Mike GumanLos Angeles Rams11010.0100
John SimmonsCincinnati Bengals11010.0100
Gordon BanksNew Orleans Saints199.090
Bob FisherChicago Bears199.090
Russell DavisPittsburgh Steelers188.080
Ben RudolphNew York Jets188.080
John SawyerSeattle Seahawks188.080
Ron EgloffDenver Broncos177.070
Don HasselbeckNew England Patriots177.070
Frank HawkinsOakland Raiders177.070
Eddie JohnsonCleveland Browns177.070
Mike WilliamsKansas City Chiefs177.070
Rufus BessBuffalo Bills166.060
Johnny JonesNew York Jets166.060
Matt MillerCleveland Browns166.060
Bill MatthewsNew England Patriots155.050
Tony PetersWashington Redskins155.050
Joe RoseMiami Dolphins155.050
John JeffersonGreen Bay Packers133.030
Mark MalonePittsburgh Steelers133.030
Jim RyanDenver Broncos122.020
Jairo PenarandaLos Angeles Rams111.010
Dave PrestonDenver Broncos111.010
Sidney ThorntonPittsburgh Steelers111.010
Matt BlairMinnesota Vikings100.000
Byron BraggsGreen Bay Packers100.000
Scot BrantleyTampa Bay Buccaneers100.000
Ken ClarkePhiladelphia Eagles100.000
Doug CosbieDallas Cowboys100.000
Johnny DavisSan Francisco 49ers100.000
Tom DinkelCincinnati Bengals100.000
Chris FooteBaltimore Colts100.000
Steve FreemanBuffalo Bills100.000
Ray HamiltonNew England Patriots100.000
James HarrellDetroit Lions100.000
Bobby KempCincinnati Bengals100.000
Larry LeeDetroit Lions100.000
Irv PankeyLos Angeles Rams100.000
Ricky PattonSan Francisco 49ers100.000
Marcus AndersonChicago Bears1-5-5.0-50
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