Chicago Bears Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interceptions

The following are the Chicago Bears career defensive leaders ranked by interceptions. Included are player stats for the Chicago Bears (NFL) from 1922-2019, the Chicago Staleys (APFA) in 1921 and the Decatur Staleys (APFA) in 1920. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Gary Fencik is the Chicago Bears career leader in interceptions with 38.

Players active with the Chicago Bears during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. G. Fencik 164 38 488 12.8 69t 1
2. R. Petitbon 136 37 643 17.4 102 3
3. C. Tillman 156 36 675 18.8 95 8
4. D. Woolford 111 32 212 6.6 32 1
5. B. McRae 125 27 485 18.0 89t 4
6. D. Whitsell 84 26 397 15.3 52 2
7. G. McAfee 75 25 350 14.0 56 1
8. D. Buffone 186 24 211 8.8 22 0
  J. Caroline 118 24 405 16.9 79 2
10. R. Taylor 118 23 414 18.0 96t 3
11. D. Butkus 119 22 166 7.5 38 0
  A. Ellis 94 22 185 8.4 24 1
  B. Urlacher 182 22 324 14.7 85t 2
14. D. Kindt 108 21 348 16.6 67t 1
  T. Schmidt 121 21 141 6.7 32t 2
16. M. Carrier 109 20 197 9.8 39 1
  L. Frazier 65 20 343 17.1 56 2
  M. Richardson 88 20 274 13.7 90 1
19. N. Vasher 73 19 368 19.4 71t 2
20. D. Duerson 102 18 221 12.3 38 0
  K. Fuller 80 18 194 10.8 35 0
  B. George 159 18 144 8.0 20 0
  R. McLean 76 18 258 14.3 45 0
24. M. Brown 100 17 275 16.2 72 4
  S. Luckman 128 17 310 18.2 54 2
  B. Turner 138 17 298 17.5 96t 2
27. L. Briggs 173 16 256 16.0 74t 5
  J. Fortunato 155 16 156 9.8 36 1
  T. Jennings 78 16 257 16.1 48t 3
  N. Mullins 34 16 308 19.2 64 1
  L. Stinson 69 16 240 15.0 46 2
  C. Sumner 46 16 251 15.7 63 0
33. W. Harris 87 15 150 10.0 39t 3
  V. Jackson 76 15 155 10.3 46 1
  D. Plank 101 15 166 11.1 29 0
  J. Taylor 108 15 178 11.9 39 0
37. C. Ford 41 14 200 14.3 43 0
  S. Gayle 144 14 159 11.4 33 1
39. R. Brupbacher 56 12 111 9.2 34 0
  V. Livers 68 12 230 19.2 60t 2
  J. Lujack 47 12 190 15.8 43 0
  G. Lyle 84 12 210 17.5 36 0
43. H. Clarke 41 11 156 14.2 35 1
44. J. Azumah 105 10 206 20.6 70t 1
  Z. Bowman 73 10 134 13.4 43t 1
  S. Clarkson 74 10 112 11.2 60t 1
  C. Harris 44 10 132 13.2 44 0
  E. Jackson 46 10 181 18.1 76t 3
  D. Moore 45 10 128 12.8 54t 2
  S. Wallace 37 10 109 10.9 51 0