Atlanta Falcons Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Yards

The following are the Atlanta Falcons single season defensive leaders ranked by interception return yards. Included are player stats for the Atlanta Falcons (NFL) from 1966-2019. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Tom Pridemore is the Atlanta Falcons single season leader in interception return yards with 221.

Players active with the Atlanta Falcons during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Interceptions
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  T. Pridemore 1981 Atl 7 221 31.6 102 1
  D. Hall 2005 Atl 6 177 29.5 65 0
  D. Jones 2016 Atl 3 165 55.0 90t 2
  R. Brown 1974 Atl 8 164 20.5 59t 1
  R. Lawrence 1975 Atl 9 163 18.1 87t 1
  K. Reaves 1967 Atl 7 153 21.9 42 0
  D. Sanders 1990 Atl 3 153 51.0 82t 2
  T. Hayes 1973 Atl 4 142 35.5 65t 2
  A. Ambrose 2000 Atl 4 139 34.8 42 1
  A. Richardson 1980 Atl 7 139 19.9 52 0
  R. Lawrence 1977 Atl 7 138 19.7 36 0
  D. Hall 2006 Atl 4 131 32.8 60 1
  R. Byas 1977 Atl 3 122 40.7 72t 1
  R. Lawrence 1979 Atl 6 120 20.0 38 0
  R. Brown 1975 Atl 4 119 29.8 41t 1
  D. Sanders 1991 Atl 6 119 19.8 55t 1
  W. Moore 2010 Atl 5 117 23.4 34 0
  A. Beasley 2004 Atl 4 115 28.8 85 0
  R. Buchanan 2000 Atl 6 114 19.0 60 0
  A. Samuel 2012 Atl 5 110 22.0 79t 1
  L. Calland 1967 Atl 3 106 35.3 77t 1
  D. Sanders 1992 Atl 3 105 35.0 55 0
  D. Walker 1994 Atl 3 105 35.0 44t 1
  R. Buchanan 1998 Atl 7 102 14.6 34 0
  K. Mathis 2004 Atl 2 101 50.5 66t 2
  J. Burson 1968 Atl 4 100 25.0 73t 1
  R. Brown 1973 Atl 6 99 16.5 24 0
  C. Jackson 2008 Atl 1 95 95.0 95t 1
  B. Clark 1986 Atl 5 94 18.8 34 0
  D. Sanders 1993 Atl 7 91 13.0 41 0
  C. Ellis 1973 Atl 2 90 45.0 48 0
  K. Reaves 1968 Atl 1 90 90.0 90t 1
  B. Butler 1981 Atl 5 86 17.2 41 0
  R. Buchanan 2001 Atl 5 85 17.0 33 0
  B. Grimes 2010 Atl 5 84 16.8 36 0
  K. Ishmael 2015 Atl 1 84 84.0 84 0
  J. Tuggle 1995 Atl 3 84 28.0 49 1
  K. Carpenter 2002 Atl 4 82 20.5 41t 1
  R. Buchanan 1999 Atl 4 81 20.2 52t 1
  R. Lawrence 1973 Atl 1 81 81.0 81 0
  D. Hall 2007 Atl 5 80 16.0 33 0
  S. Case 1985 Atl 4 78 19.5 47 0
  T. DeCoud 2011 Atl 4 77 19.2 49 0
  R. Alford 2015 Atl 2 76 38.0 59t 1
  R. Lawrence 1978 Atl 6 76 12.7 44 0
  B. Lothridge 1968 Atl 3 76 25.3 44 0
  K. Johnson 1984 Atl 5 75 15.0 28 0
  T. Nobis 1972 Atl 3 74 24.7 37 1
  C. Dimry 1989 Atl 2 72 36.0 40 0
  A. Montgomery 1995 Atl 1 71 71.0 71t 1