NFL Active Leaders - Interception Return Yards

The following is a list of the NFL active defensive leaders ranked by interception return yards. Statistics are current through the 2019 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. M. Peters 77 27 797 29.5 90t 6
2. A. Talib 148 35 752 21.5 104 10
3. J. Joseph 200 31 638 20.6 82t 7
4. T. Gipson 112 23 550 23.9 79t 3
6. J. Jenkins 115 23 531 23.1 99t 7
7. M. Jenkins 167 17 498 29.3 99t 6
9. R. Sherman 134 35 460 13.1 58t 3
10. C. Harris 139 20 457 22.9 98t 4
11. E. Thomas 140 30 455 15.2 78t 2
12. S. Gilmore 113 24 437 18.2 64t 2
14. D. McCourty 155 26 431 16.6 84t 1
15. H. Smith 114 23 397 17.3 81t 4
17. K. Jackson 145 18 364 20.2 65 3
18. R. Jones 128 21 361 17.2 54 4
19. C. Hayward 115 22 340 15.5 82t 2
20. S. Lee 109 14 339 24.2 74 2
22. T. Johnson 102 23 325 14.1 58t 4
24. D. Jones 53 9 295 32.8 90t 4
25. J. Norman 111 14 291 20.8 46t 2
26. D. Slay 103 19 265 13.9 67t 1
29. J. Haden 132 27 252 9.3 62 1
30. P. Peterson 138 25 244 9.8 43 1
  E. Reid 99 11 244 22.2 73 0
33. B. Breeland 83 12 236 19.7 96t 2
34. A. Bouye 93 14 233 16.6 67 1
35. D. Randall 65 14 232 16.6 50 2
36. H. Clinton-Dix 96 16 212 13.2 59 1
37. K. Byard 64 17 210 12.4 33 0
38. T. Mathieu 98 17 209 12.3 35 1
41. P. Robinson 111 14 195 13.9 99t 1
42. M. Fitzpatrick 32 7 194 27.7 96t 2
  K. Fuller 80 18 194 10.8 35 0
44. D. Harmon 111 17 193 11.4 60 0
45. T. Boston 88 14 191 13.6 84t 1
  C. Matthews 156 6 191 31.8 62t 2
47. M. Butler 84 13 187 14.4 56t 2
49. B. Wagner 119 10 184 18.4 98t 1
50. J. Reid 31 5 183 36.6 102 1