Atlanta Falcons Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Yards

The following are the Atlanta Falcons career defensive leaders ranked by interception return yards. Included are player stats for the Atlanta Falcons (NFL) from 1966-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Rolland Lawrence is the Atlanta Falcons career leader in interception return yards with 658.

Players active with the Atlanta Falcons during the 2020 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. R. Lawrence 118 39 658 16.9 87t 1
2. R. Brown 94 31 574 18.5 59t 2
3. D. Sanders 70 24 520 21.7 82t 3
4. R. Buchanan 106 30 442 14.7 60 1
5. K. Reaves 112 29 439 15.1 90t 1
6. D. Hall 57 17 438 25.8 65 2
7. T. Pridemore 121 21 372 17.7 102 1
8. D. Jones 63 10 312 31.2 90t 4
9. W. Moore 76 16 274 17.1 34 0
10. S. Case 162 30 267 8.9 47 1
11. K. Johnson 85 16 246 15.4 33 2
12. B. Butler 169 27 222 8.2 41 1
13. A. Ambrose 47 12 207 17.2 42 1
14. T. Hayes 69 17 197 11.6 65t 2
15. R. Byas 103 6 193 32.2 72t 1
16. A. Richardson 77 9 186 20.7 52 0
17. T. Nobis 133 12 182 15.2 41t 2
18. V. Clark 26 6 178 29.7 74 0
19. B. Grimes 59 13 155 11.9 36 0
20. K. Mathis 48 6 154 25.7 66t 3
21. L. Calland 35 8 146 18.2 77t 1
22. K. Brooking 160 12 144 12.0 27 0
  T. DeCoud 89 14 144 10.3 49 0
24. B. Clark 29 9 134 14.9 34 0
25. R. Alford 88 10 131 13.1 59t 2
26. D. Hansen 95 10 123 12.3 40t 1
27. K. Ishmael 95 5 121 24.2 84 1
28. R. Easterling 83 13 117 9.0 36 0
29. A. Beasley 14 4 115 28.8 85 0
30. C. Ellis 41 8 114 14.2 48 0
31. D. Walker 62 7 112 16.0 44t 1
32. A. Samuel 26 6 111 18.5 79t 1
33. D. Kazee 52 10 107 10.7 33 0
34. J. Tuggle 209 6 106 17.7 49 1
35. K. Carpenter 46 9 105 11.7 41t 1
36. J. Burson 14 4 100 25.0 73t 1
  G. McBurrows 74 4 100 25.0 41 0
38. T. Gordon 46 8 98 12.2 34 0
  J. Williams 98 5 98 19.6 32 1
40. D. Trufant 97 13 97 7.5 43 0
41. R. Allen 73 10 96 9.6 28 0
  K. Ross 32 6 96 16.0 33 0
43. G. Brezina 151 12 95 7.9 36 0
  C. Jackson 31 1 95 95.0 95t 1
45. C. Dimry 48 5 88 17.6 40 0
46. J. Bolden 48 7 86 12.3 41t 1
  F. Reed 71 6 86 14.3 42 0
48. K. Biermann 114 2 81 40.5 50t 2
49. B. Curry 109 7 80 11.4 35t 1
50. R. Moore 60 8 79 9.9 47t 1