Many Happy Returns

October 24, 1994

What was expected to be a rather tame day in the NFL turned a bit wild, as yesterday's games featured five kickoff or punt returns for touchdowns.

THE RETURNS

Player, Return, Yds.

Robert Bailey, Punt, 103

L.A. Rams

Mel Gray, Kickoff, 102

Detroit

Tyrone Hughes, Kickoff, 98

New Orleans

Tyrone Hughes, Kickoff, 92

New Orleans

Eric Metcalf, Punt, 73

Cleveland

RECORDS SET

* Most yards gained on kickoff returns: 304, Hughes, New Orleans.

* Most combined punt/kickoff return yards: 347, Hughes, New Orleans (43 punt, 304 kickoff).

* Longest punt return for a touchdown: 103 yards, Bailey, L.A. Rams.

RECORD TIED

* Kickoff returns for touchdowns: 2, by Hughes (record held by three others).

WEEK 8 SCORES Washington 41, Indianapolis 27

Detroit 21, Chicago 16

Cleveland 37, Cincinnati 13

New Orleans 37, L.A. Rams 34

Pittsburgh 10, N.Y. Giants 6

Kansas City 38, Seattle 23

L.A. Raiders 30, Atlanta 17

Dallas 28, Arizona 21

Denver 20, San Diego 15

San Francisco 41, Tampa Bay 16

Coverage: Pages 8-9C

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