Cincinnati Bengals Yearly Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Average

The following are the Cincinnati Bengals yearly defensive leaders ranked by interception return average. Included are player stats for the Cincinnati Bengals (NFL) from 1970-2020 and the Cincinnati Bengals (AFL) from 1968-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included.

Leaders based on 4 interceptions

      Interceptions
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 D. Phillips Cin 4 82 20.5 28 0
2018 S. Williams Cin 5 131 26.2 58t 1
2015 R. Nelson Cin 8 115 14.4 37 0
2014 R. Nelson Cin 4 30 7.5 31 0
2011 R. Nelson Cin 4 115 28.8 75t 1
2010 L. Hall Cin 4 19 4.8 22 0
2009 J. Joseph Cin 6 92 15.3 32 1
2007 J. Joseph Cin 4 76 19.0 42t 1
2006 T. James Cin 4 44 11.0 28 0
2005 O. Thurman Cin 5 59 11.8 30t 1
2004 D. O'Neal Cin 4 60 15.0 31t 1
2003 T. James Cin 4 56 14.0 31 0
1997 C. Sawyer Cin 4 44 11.0 37 0
1996 S. Tovar Cin 4 42 10.5 24 0
1995 B. Walker Cin 4 56 14.0 23 0
1992 D. Williams Cin 4 65 16.2 30 0
1991 D. Fulcher Cin 4 51 12.8 27t 1
1990 B. Bussey Cin 4 37 9.2 18 0
1989 D. Fulcher Cin 8 87 10.9 22 0
1988 L. Billups Cin 4 47 11.8 29 0
1986 L. Breeden Cin 7 72 10.3 36t 1
1985 R. Jackson Cin 6 100 16.7 57t 1
1984 L. Breeden Cin 4 96 24.0 70 0
1983 R. Horton Cin 5 121 24.2 55t 1
1982 K. Riley Cin 5 88 17.6 56t 1
1981 L. Breeden Cin 4 145 36.2 102 1
1980 L. Breeden Cin 7 91 13.0 29 0
1979 R. Griffin Cin 4 167 41.8 96t 1
1978 D. Jauron Cin 4 52 13.0 24t 1
1976 T. Casanova Cin 5 109 21.8 33t 2
1975 M. Cobb Cin 4 116 29.0 52t 1
1974 K. Riley Cin 5 33 6.6 19 0
1973 T. Casanova Cin 4 33 8.2 16 0
1972 T. Casanova Cin 5 108 21.6 33 0
1971 L. Parrish Cin 7 105 15.0 65t 1
1970 L. Parrish Cin 5 28 5.6 19 0
1969 F. Smith Cin 4 67 16.8 29 0