Buffalo Bills Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Yards

The following are the Buffalo Bills career defensive leaders ranked by interception return yards. Included are player stats for the Buffalo Bills (NFL) from 1970-2019 and the Buffalo Bills (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Butch Byrd is the Buffalo Bills career leader in interception return yards with 666.

Players active with the Buffalo Bills during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. B. Byrd 98 40 666 16.6 75 5
2. T. Greene 128 37 628 17.0 102 2
3. T. Janik 49 21 495 23.6 100 5
4. C. Romes 151 28 493 17.6 85t 1
5. H. Jones 144 18 455 25.3 85t 4
6. M. Clark 115 25 438 17.5 53 0
7. B. Edgerson 100 23 421 18.3 91 2
8. J. Byrd 73 22 409 18.6 57 2
9. N. Clements 96 23 341 14.8 58t 5
10. S. Freeman 178 23 329 14.3 50t 3
11. M. Kelso 99 30 327 10.9 78t 1
12. D. Harrison 71 17 258 15.2 40 1
13. S. Gilmore 68 14 252 18.0 49 0
14. G. Saimes 91 22 238 10.8 32 0
15. N. Odomes 108 26 224 8.6 48 1
16. M. Stratton 142 18 204 11.3 26 1
17. B. Atkins 29 15 181 12.1 29 0
18. T. White 47 12 180 15.0 63 0
  D. Whitner 69 5 180 36.0 76t 1
20. D. Talley 188 11 179 16.3 61t 2
21. H. Clarke 67 12 178 14.8 66 1
22. K. Schulz 107 21 169 8.0 32t 1
23. T. McGee 122 17 166 9.8 46t 1
24. J. Nixon 43 11 162 14.7 50t 1
25. K. Lee 12 6 155 25.8 61 1
26. A. Matsos 42 10 154 15.4 33 1
27. G. Wilson 92 12 139 11.6 56 1
28. B. Scott 87 7 136 19.4 43t 2
29. C. Graham 48 5 135 27.0 45 1
30. J. Leonhard 54 6 132 22.0 41 0
31. C. Charon 26 7 131 18.7 25 1
32. M. Schottenheimer 56 5 130 26.0 45t 1
33. L. Sanford 118 5 124 24.8 41 0
34. B. Simpson 36 12 123 10.2 42 0
  T. Spikes 47 7 123 17.6 62t 2
36. L. Smith 60 8 121 15.1 39t 1
37. J. Wagstaff 28 9 118 13.1 19 1
38. L. McKelvin 98 13 114 8.8 64t 1
  C. Warner 32 6 114 19.0 30 1
40. D. Florence 46 7 113 16.1 40t 2
41. C. Bennett 129 6 109 18.2 69t 1
42. D. Searcy 62 5 102 20.4 32t 1
43. A. Williams 59 7 95 13.6 34 0
44. J. Pitts 87 8 94 11.8 38 0
45. S. Nelson 73 5 91 18.2 40 0
46. J. Burris 54 6 90 15.0 28 0
  K. Jackson 65 9 90 10.0 40t 1
  M. Washington 32 4 90 22.5 36 1
49. M. Darby 55 8 89 11.1 37 0
50. T. Vincent 24 5 86 17.2 42 0