Arizona Cardinals Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Yards

The following are the Arizona Cardinals single season defensive leaders ranked by interception return yards. Included are player stats for the Arizona Cardinals (NFL) from 1994-2020, the Phoenix Cardinals (NFL) from 1988-1993, the St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) from 1960-1987, the Chicago Cardinals (NFL) from 1945-1959, the Chicago Cardinals (NFL) from 1922-1943 and the Chicago Cardinals (APFA) from 1920-1921. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Ray Ramsey is the Arizona Cardinals single season leader in interception return yards with 237.

Players active with the Arizona Cardinals during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Interceptions
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  R. Ramsey 1953 ChiC 10 237 23.7 46 1
  A. Rolle 2007 Ari 5 231 46.2 57 3
  D. Lane 1956 ChiC 7 206 29.4 66t 1
  R. Hood 2007 Ari 5 196 39.2 71t 2
  N. Thompson 1974 Stl 6 190 31.7 56t 1
  D. Lane 1954 ChiC 10 181 18.1 64 0
  L. Wilson 1966 Stl 10 180 18.0 91t 2
  K. Rhodes 2010 Ari 4 174 43.5 66 0
  L. Crow 1956 ChiC 11 170 15.5 42 0
  T. McDonald 1989 Pho 7 170 24.3 53t 1
  P. Fischer 1963 Stl 8 169 21.1 55 0
  P. Fischer 1964 Stl 10 164 16.4 39t 2
  B. Nussbaumer 1949 ChiC 12 157 13.1 68 0
  D. Rodgers-Cromartie 2008 Ari 4 157 39.2 99t 1
  L. Wilson 1965 Stl 6 153 25.5 96t 1
  R. Massey 1992 Pho 5 147 29.4 46t 3
  R. Johnson 2014 Ari 4 146 36.5 88t 2
  A. Wilson 2006 Ari 4 146 36.5 99t 1
  N. Thompson 1975 Stl 7 141 20.1 61t 1
  K. Stone 1978 Stl 9 139 15.4 33 0
  J. Norton 1961 Stl 7 136 19.4 47t 2
  C. Allen 1979 Stl 5 126 25.2 78 0
  J. Hill 1963 Stl 3 126 42.0 58t 1
  D. Lane 1959 ChiC 3 125 41.7 69 1
  R. Cochran 1947 ChiC 8 122 15.2 39 0
  D. Jackson 2003 Ari 6 122 20.3 30 0
  R. Hill 2003 Ari 5 119 23.8 70t 1
  B. Stacy 1959 ChiC 5 114 22.8 36 0
  J. Burson 1965 Stl 5 113 22.6 42 0
  R. Cochran 1948 ChiC 7 111 15.9 32 0
  K. Greene 1981 Stl 7 111 15.9 47 0
  K. Lassiter 1999 Ari 2 110 55.0 78t 1
  M. Sensibaugh 1977 Stl 3 110 36.7 79t 1
  E. Junior 1985 Stl 5 109 21.8 53 0
  C. Allen 1980 Stl 3 104 34.7 70t 1
  G. Toler 2012 Ari 2 102 51.0 102 1
  S. Whitman 1951 ChiC 7 102 14.6 31 0
  A. Williams 2000 Ari 5 102 20.4 48 0
  T. Bennett 1998 Ari 2 100 50.0 70t 1
  L. Sanford 1955 ChiC 3 97 32.3 92t 1
  A. Wilson 2001 Ari 2 97 48.5 61t 1
  J. Norton 1960 Stl 10 96 9.6 26 0
  M. Cooper 2016 Ari 4 95 23.8 60t 1
  B. Stacy 1961 Stl 4 95 23.8 39t 2
  A. Williams 1997 Ari 6 95 15.8 42t 2
  J. Hill 1961 Stl 4 92 23.0 35t 1
  T. Mathieu 2015 Ari 5 92 18.4 33t 1
  L. Washington 1983 Stl 8 92 11.5 26 0
  D. Paul 1950 ChiC 4 90 22.5 41 0
  R. Ramsey 1951 ChiC 5 90 18.0 39 0