Deion Sanders's Career Highlights

All-Pro: 1991 (PFWA, SN, NEA), 1992 (APKR, PFWAKR, SNKR, SN, NEA), 1993 (AP, PFWA, SN), 1994 (AP, PFWA, SN), 1995 (SN), 1996 (AP, PFWA, SN), 1997 (AP, PFWA, SN), 1998 (AP, PFWA, PFWAPR SN), 1999 (SN)

All-Pro Second Team: 1991 (AP), 1992 (AP), 1999 (AP)

All-NFC: 1991 (UPI, PW), 1992 (PWKR), 1993 (UPI, PW), 1994 (UPI, PW), 1996 (UPI, PW), 1997 (PW), 1998 (PW, PWPR), 1999 (PW)

All-NFC Second Team: 1995 (UPI)

KRHonors earned as a kick returner. PRHonors earned as a punt returner. All other honors earned at cornerback.

(8) – 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997*, 1998*, 1999, 2000*

*Did not play

(at time of his retirement following 2005 season)

• [2nd] Most Yards Gained on Interception Returns, Career – 1,331
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Interceptions Returned for a Touchdown, Career – 9
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Interceptions Returned for a Touchdown, Season – 3 (1994)
• [3rd] Most Yards Gained on Interception Returns, Season – 303 (1994)

Pro Bowl Records
• [1st] Most Yards Gained on Interception Returns, Game – 87 (1999)
• [1st] Longest Interception Return – 87 (1999)
• [Tied for 1st] Most Interceptions, Career – 4
• [2nd] Most Yards Gained on Interception Returns, Career – 103

Falcons records held by Sanders
(Records through the 1993 season, Sanders' final season with Atlanta)

• [1st] Most Yards on Kickoff Returns, Career – 3,388
• [1st] Longest Punt Return – 79t (vs. Cincinnati, Oct. 28, 1990)
• [1st] Most Kickoff Returns, Career – 147
• [1st] Most Touchdowns on Punt Returns, Season – 2 (1989, 1990)
• [1st] Most Combined Yards Kickoff/Punt Returns, Career – 4,177
• [1st] Most Combined Kickoff/Punt Returns, Career – 240
• [1st] Most Interceptions Returned for a Touchdown, Career – 3
• [Tied for 1st] Longest Kickoff Return – 100t (at San Francisco, Oct. 13, 1991)
• [Tied for 1st] Most Interceptions Returned for a Touchdown, Season – 2 (1990)
• [2nd] Most Yards on Kickoff Returns, Season – 1,067 (1992)
• [2nd] Highest Kickoff Return Average, Season – 26.68 (1992)
• [2nd] Most Yards on Punt Returns, Career – 789
• [Tied for 2nd] Longest Kickoff Return – 99t (vs. Washington, Sept. 13, 1992)
• [3rd] Most Yards on Kickoff Returns, Game – 190 (at New Orleans, Dec. 3, 1992)
• [3rd] Most Kickoff Returns, Season – 40 (1992)
• [3rd] Most Punt Returns, Career – 93
• [3rd] Most Combined Yards Kickoff/Punt Returns, Season – 1,108 (1992)
• [3rd] Most Combined Kickoff/Punt Returns, Season – 68 (1990)
• [3rd] Most Yards Gained on Interception Returns, Career – 520

49ers records held by Sanders
(Records through the 1994 season, Sanders' only season with San Francisco)

• [1st] Most Yards Gained on Interception Returns, Season – 303 (1994)
• [Tied for 1st] Most Interceptions Returned for a Touchdown, Season – 3 (1994)
• [2nd] Longest Interception Return – 93 (at Atlanta, Oct. 16, 1994)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Interceptions Returned for a Touchdown, Career – 3
• [3rd] Most Yards Gained on Interception Returns, Game – 93 (at Atlanta, Oct. 16, 1994)
• [3rd] Longest Interception Return – 90 (at San Diego, Dec. 11, 1994)

Cowboys records held by Sanders
(Records through the 1999 season, Sanders' final season with Dallas)

• [1st] Highest Punt Return Average, Career – 13.3
• [1st] Most Punt Returns Returned for a Touchdown, Career – 4
• [Tied for 1st] Most Punt Returns Returned for a Touchdown, Season – 2 (1998)
• [Tied for 1st] Most Combined Returns Returned for a Touchdown, Career – 4
• [Tied for 1st] Most Combined Returns Returned for a Touchdown, Season – 2 (1998)
• [2nd] Highest Punt Return Average, Season – 15.6 (1998)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Seasons Leading the Team in Punt Returns – 3 (1997-99)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Consecutive Seasons Leading the Team in Punt Returns – 3 (1997-99)
• [3rd] Most Yards on Punt Returns, Career – 1,184

Ravens records held by Sanders
(Records through the 2005 season, Sanders' final season with Baltimore)

• [3rd] Highest Average Interception Return, Career – 25.6

NFL Statistical Championships
Punt Return Titles: 1998

NFC Statistical Championships
Punt Return Titles: 1998
Kickoff Return Titles: 1992
Interception Titles: 1991, 1993

Team Statistical Championships
Interception Titles: 1989Atl, 1990Atl, 1991Atl, 1992Atl, 1993Atl, 1997Dal, 1998Dal, 2005Bal
Punt Return Titles: 1989Atl, 1990Atl, 1991Atl, 1997Dal, 1998Dal, 1999Dal, 2000Was
Kickoff Return Titles: 1989Atl, 1990Atl, 1991Atl, 1992Atl

AtlAtlanta Falcons DalDallas Cowboys WasWashington Redskins BalBaltimore Ravens

• 1990s All-Decade Team (earned as cornerback and punt returner)
• 1994 Defensive Player of the Year (AP, PW)
 

Year Team W L T Divison Finish
1989 Atlants Falcons 3 13 0 (4th)
1990 Atlants Falcons 5 11 0 (4th)
1991 Atlants Falcons 10 6 0 (2nd)
1992 Atlants Falcons 6 10 0 (3rd)
1993 Atlants Falcons 6 10 0 (3rd)
1994 San Francisco 49ers 13 3 0 (1st)
1995 Dallas Cowboys 12 4 0 (1st)
1996 Dallas Cowboys 10 6 0 (1st)
1997 Dallas Cowboys 6 10 0 (4th)
1998 Dallas Cowboys 10 6 0 (1st)
1999 Dallas Cowboys 8 8 0 (2nd)
2000 Washington Redskins 8 8 0 (3rd)
2004 Baltimore Ravens 9 7 0 (2nd)
2005 Baltimore Ravens 6 10 0 (3rd)

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