Leodis McKelvin’s 79-yard punt return for a touchdown Thursday night was the third of his career tying a Bills record (Roscoe Parrish, Keith Moody). His big play Thursday night also led to some other franchise marks.
McKelvin is now the first Bills player to have two punt return TDs in one season. He’s also the sixth player in Bills history to have five or more return TDs (by any method). McKelvin has also scored on an interception return
(11/23/08 at K.C.) and on a kickoff return (11/17/08 vs. Cle.)
He also is now qualified as the club’s all-time leader in single-season punt return average (min. 15 ret.) with 21.94,
taking top spot from Roscoe Parrish in 2007 (16.30, 27-440).
He’s still the club’s all-time leader in punt return average (min. 20 ret.) with a mark of 17.41.
“If you were late to the game then you missed it,” said McKelvin of his return TD Thursday night. ”That is all I have to say. That is what we have to do as a return group. They do their job, I do my job. I read off them. I have got to get to the end zone whenever I get past the first wave. They did a great job. I told the guys to just keep on working and they punted to me. We did what we had to do. We had a return for a touchdown.”
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