Brian Mitchell has the most career punt-return yards, with 4,999 yards.

most yards per punt return
Interpreted as:
most yards per punt return by a player
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NAMEGPPR YDSKRKR YDSKR AVGKR YDS/GKR TDPRPR AVGPR YDS/GPR TD
Brian MitchellBrian Mitchell2234,99960714,01423.162.8446310.822.49
Dave MeggettDave Meggett1463,7082525,56622.138.1134910.625.47
Devin HesterDevin Hester1563,6952957,33324.947.0531511.723.714
Darrien GordonDarrien Gordon1383,60157014.00.5031411.526.16
Eric MetcalfEric Metcalf1793,4532805,81320.832.523519.819.310
Tim BrownTim Brown2553,320491,23525.24.8132610.213.03
Billy JohnsonBilly Johnson1433,3171232,94123.920.6228211.823.26
Jermaine LewisJermaine Lewis1113,2822124,61121.841.5029511.129.66
Vai SikahemaVai Sikahema1183,1692354,93321.041.8029210.926.94
Allen RossumAllen Rossum1573,05651411,94723.276.1530710.019.53
Rick UpchurchRick Upchurch1193,008952,35524.819.8024812.125.38
Glyn MilburnGlyn Milburn1382,9844079,78824.070.923049.821.61
Darren SprolesDarren Sproles1832,9613328,35225.245.623119.516.27
Desmond HowardDesmond Howard1562,8953597,95922.251.0024411.918.68
J.T. SmithJ.T. Smith1692,7642547318.92.8026710.416.44
Mel GrayMel Gray1692,75342110,25024.360.7625210.916.33
Jacoby JonesJacoby Jones1282,6881834,94027.038.652769.721.04
Mike FullerMike Fuller1142,660791,70121.514.9025210.623.32
Troy BrownTroy Brown1922,625871,86221.49.7025210.413.73
Ted GinnTed Ginn1932,6243076,89922.535.7326210.013.64
Dennis NorthcuttDennis Northcutt1442,59249223.00.6025510.218.03
Wes WelkerWes Welker1752,5841834,13822.623.612649.814.80
Kelvin MartinKelvin Martin1392,567761,45319.110.502619.818.53
Karl WilliamsKarl Williams1302,565561,24522.29.6025510.119.75
Antwaan Randle ElAntwaan Randle El1432,557791,75922.312.313118.217.95
StatMuse has season-level data for punt-return yards going back to the 1941 season.

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