NFL Single Season Leaders - Interceptions

The following is a list of the NFL single season defensive leaders ranked by interceptions. Statistics are current through the 2018 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

Active players are listed in bold.

      Interceptions
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. D. Lane 1952 LA 14 298 21.3 80t 2
2. L. Hayes 1980 Oak 13 273 21.0 62 1
  S. Sanders 1950 NYY 13 199 15.3 29 0
  D. Sandifer 1948 Was 13 258 19.8 54 2
5. J. Christiansen 1953 Det 12 238 19.8 92t 1
  D. Doll 1950 Det 12 163 13.6 38 1
  F. Glick 1963 Hou 12 180 15.0 45 1
  P. Krause 1964 Was 12 140 11.7 35t 1
  W. Lewis 1950 LA 12 275 22.9 36 0
  B. Nussbaumer 1949 ChiC 12 157 13.1 68 0
  D. Paulson 1964 NYJ 12 157 13.1 42 1
  M. Reinfeldt 1979 Hou 12 205 17.1 39 0
  E. Thomas 1974 KC 12 214 17.8 73t 2
14. S. Baugh 1943 Was 11 112 10.2 23 0
  M. Blount 1975 Pit 11 121 11.0 47 0
  B. Bradley 1971 Phi 11 248 22.5 51 0
  L. Crow 1956 ChiC 11 170 15.5 42 0
  D. Doll 1949 Det 11 301 27.4 95t 1
  A. Gonsoulin 1960 Den 11 98 8.9 0 0
  R. Hall 1964 Bos 11 148 13.5 50 0
  T. Keane 1953 Bal 11 118 10.7 35 0
  J. Patton 1958 NYG 11 183 16.6 42 0
  L. Riley 1962 NYT 11 122 11.1 30 0
  O. Schnellbacher 1951 NYG 11 194 17.6 46t 2
  W. Sherman 1955 LA 11 101 9.2 36 0
  E. Walls 1981 Dal 11 133 12.1 33 0
27. B. Atkins 1961 Buf 10 158 15.8 29 0
  C. Bailey 2006 Den 10 162 16.2 70t 1
  D. Baker 1960 SF 10 96 9.6 28 0
  G. Barbaro 1980 KC 10 163 16.3 39 0
  R. Barber 2001 TB 10 86 8.6 36t 1
  L. Barney 1967 Det 10 232 23.2 71t 3
  L. Blackwood 1977 Bal 10 163 16.3 37 0
  J. Butler 1957 Pit 10 85 8.5 20 0
  M. Carrier 1990 Chi 10 39 3.9 14 0
  S. Case 1988 Atl 10 47 4.7 12 0
  J. Christiansen 1957 Det 10 137 13.7 52 1
  I. Comp 1943 GB 10 149 14.9 35 1
  A. Cromartie 2007 SD 10 144 14.4 70t 1
  T. Darden 1978 Cle 10 200 20.0 46 0
  M. Davis 1957 Bal 10 219 21.9 75t 2
  D. Doll 1953 Was 10 102 10.2 28 0
  B. Dudley 1946 Pit 10 242 24.2 80t 1
  K. Easley 1984 Sea 10 126 12.6 58t 2
  M. Farr 1967 Hou 10 264 26.4 67 3
  P. Fischer 1964 Stl 10 164 16.4 39t 2
  D. Grayson 1968 Oak 10 195 19.5 54 1
  J. Harris 1981 Sea 10 155 15.5 42t 2
  H. Hartley 1951 Pit 10 69 6.9 23 0
  A. Henry 2001 Cle 10 177 17.7 97t 1
  B. Hunt 1966 KC 10 113 11.3 33 0
  M. Jackson 1976 LA 10 173 17.3 46t 3
  T. Janik 1967 Buf 10 222 22.2 46 2
  T. Keane 1952 DalT 10 93 9.3 39 0
  P. Krause 1975 Min 10 201 20.1 81 0
  D. Lane 1954 ChiC 10 181 18.1 64 0
  T. Law 2005 NYJ 10 195 19.5 74t 1
  R. Lott 1986 SF 10 134 13.4 57t 1
  T. Morrow 1962 Oak 10 141 14.1 36 0
  J. Norton 1960 Stl 10 96 9.6 26 0
  D. O'Neal 2005 Cin 10 103 10.3 37 0
  R. Ramsey 1953 ChiC 10 237 23.7 46 1
  F. Reagan 1947 NYG 10 203 20.3 71 0
  M. Renfro 1969 Dal 10 118 11.8 41 0
  J. Robinson 1966 KC 10 136 13.6 29 1
  J. Robinson 1970 KC 10 155 15.5 57 0
  A. Samuel 2006 NE 10 120 12.0 33 0
  F. Seno 1947 BosY 10 100 10.0 38 0
  E. Tunnell 1949 NYG 10 251 25.1 55t 2
  D. Westmoreland 1967 Mia 10 127 12.7 29 1
  D. Whitsell 1967 NO 10 178 17.8 41t 2
  W. Williams 1968 NYG 10 103 10.3 24 0
  L. Wilson 1966 Stl 10 180 18.0 91t 2