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The Top 10 Kick/Punt Returners in NFL History  

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List Rules Ranked according to the combination of both kick and punt returning weighed evenly.

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 These are the guys that took the term “Return Specialist” to another level. Some made a career out of returning, others did it part time, but each player on this list can juke, cutback, and score, seemingly at will. I dedicated this list to both kick and punt returning, so these returners listed could do it all. These are the top 10 kick returners in NFL history.
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Devin Hester is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top 10 Kick/Punt Returners in NFL History
Wide receiver
2
Deion Sanders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top 10 Kick/Punt Returners in NFL History
Cornerback, Punt returner, Kickoff returner
3
Dante Hall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top 10 Kick/Punt Returners in NFL History
Return specialist, Punt returner, Kickoff returner
4
Gale Sayers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top 10 Kick/Punt Returners in NFL History
Running back, Return specialist
5
Josh Cribbs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top 10 Kick/Punt Returners in NFL History
Return specialist, Wide receiver
6
Desmond Howard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top 10 Kick/Punt Returners in NFL History
Return specialist, Punt returner, Kickoff returner
7
Brian Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top 10 Kick/Punt Returners in NFL History
Running back, Return specialist, Punt returner
8
Billy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top 10 Kick/Punt Returners in NFL History
Return specialist, Punt returner, Kickoff returner
9
Mel Gray is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top 10 Kick/Punt Returners in NFL History
Running back, Return specialist, Punt returner
10
Rick Upshaw is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top 10 Kick/Punt Returners in NFL History
Rick Upshaw