Magic Number Eights: NFL's Top Return Men

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Magic Number Eights: NFL's Top Return Men

Return men are important to the NFL, as they decide the starting field position for the offense.

It's tricky to find an elite return man, as they have to have a combination of speed, agility, strength, vision and quickness.

We have seen return men get more involved with the offense in recent years. Guys like Josh Cribbs, Percy Harvin, DeSean Jackson and Reggie Bush have all been used more than just a return man.

We've also seen top return men have to hold back from returning punts or kicks and turn their attention to their actual position. With the number of injuries we seen on special teams, coaches don't want to risk them getting hurt.

As this raps up my series "Magic Number Eights," here are my top eight return men in the NFL.

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