Atlanta Falcons Yearly Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Yards

The following are the Atlanta Falcons yearly 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.

      Interceptions
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 D. Kazee Atl 3 53 17.7 22 0
2018 D. Jones Atl 2 61 30.5 41t 1
2017 D. Trufant Atl 2 43 21.5 43 0
2016 D. Jones Atl 3 165 55.0 90t 2
2015 K. Ishmael Atl 1 84 84.0 84 0
2014 K. Ishmael Atl 4 37 9.2 23t 1
2013 S. Weatherspoon Atl 1 71 71.0 71t 1
2012 A. Samuel Atl 5 110 22.0 79t 1
2011 T. DeCoud Atl 4 77 19.2 49 0
2010 W. Moore Atl 5 117 23.4 34 0
2009 T. Hill Atl 1 62 62.0 62t 1
2008 C. Jackson Atl 1 95 95.0 95t 1
2007 D. Hall Atl 5 80 16.0 33 0
2006 D. Hall Atl 4 131 32.8 60 1
2005 D. Hall Atl 6 177 29.5 65 0
2004 A. Beasley Atl 4 115 28.8 85 0
2003 J. Bolden Atl 3 61 20.3 41t 1
2002 K. Carpenter Atl 4 82 20.5 41t 1
2001 R. Buchanan Atl 5 85 17.0 33 0
2000 A. Ambrose Atl 4 139 34.8 42 1
1999 R. Buchanan Atl 4 81 20.2 52t 1
1998 R. Buchanan Atl 7 102 14.6 34 0
1997 R. Buchanan Atl 5 49 9.8 31 0
1996 C. Smith Atl 1 21 21.0 21 0
1995 J. Tuggle Atl 3 84 28.0 49 1
1994 V. Clark Atl 4 119 29.8 74 0
1993 D. Sanders Atl 7 91 13.0 41 0
1992 D. Sanders Atl 3 105 35.0 55 0
1991 D. Sanders Atl 6 119 19.8 55t 1
1990 D. Sanders Atl 3 153 51.0 82t 2
1989 C. Dimry Atl 2 72 36.0 40 0
1988 R. Moore Atl 5 56 11.2 47t 1
1987 B. Butler Atl 4 48 12.0 31 0
1986 B. Clark Atl 5 94 18.8 34 0
1985 S. Case Atl 4 78 19.5 47 0
1984 K. Johnson Atl 5 75 15.0 28 0
1983 K. Johnson Atl 2 57 28.5 31t 2
1982 K. Johnson Atl 2 30 15.0 30 0
1981 T. Pridemore Atl 7 221 31.6 102 1
1980 A. Richardson Atl 7 139 19.9 52 0
1979 R. Lawrence Atl 6 120 20.0 38 0
1978 R. Lawrence Atl 6 76 12.7 44 0
1977 R. Lawrence Atl 7 138 19.7 36 0
1976 R. Brown Atl 3 58 19.3 21 0
1975 R. Lawrence Atl 9 163 18.1 87t 1
1974 R. Brown Atl 8 164 20.5 59t 1
1973 T. Hayes Atl 4 142 35.5 65t 2
1972 T. Nobis Atl 3 74 24.7 37 1
1971 D. Hansen Atl 3 56 18.7 40t 1
1970 K. Reaves Atl 6 44 7.3 28 0
1969 D. Hansen Atl 2 51 25.5 40 0
1968 J. Burson Atl 4 100 25.0 73t 1
1967 K. Reaves Atl 7 153 21.9 42 0
1966 B. Riggle Atl 3 71 23.7 62t 1