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Irvin (207 yards) sets punt return record

Updated: October 17, 2005, 4:30 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Oct. 11, 1981

No punt returner has ever had a more productive afternoon than the one LeRoy Irvin of the Los Angeles Rams has in Atlanta. In the first quarter he returns a punt 75 yards for a touchdown, and in the fourth quarter he takes one back 84 yards for another score in the Rams' 37-35 victory.

While the two touchdowns tie an NFL record, Irvin gets a line for himself in the record book with his total of 207 yards, on six returns. This breaks the mark of 205 set by ...

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