Cincinnati Bengals Yearly Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Yards

The following are the Cincinnati Bengals yearly defensive leaders ranked by interception return yards. 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.

      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
2017 D. Dennard Cin 2 109 54.5 89t 1
2016 V. Burfict Cin 2 54 27.0 47 0
2015 R. Nelson Cin 8 115 14.4 37 0
2014 G. Iloka Cin 3 58 19.3 28 0
2013 A. Jones Cin 3 60 20.0 60t 1
2012 L. Hall Cin 2 61 30.5 44 1
2011 R. Nelson Cin 4 115 28.8 75t 1
2010 R. Nelson Cin 2 63 31.5 56 0
2009 J. Joseph Cin 6 92 15.3 32 1
2008 L. Hall Cin 3 87 29.0 50t 1
2007 J. Joseph Cin 4 76 19.0 42t 1
2006 E. Kilmer Cin 1 52 52.0 52t 1
2005 D. O'Neal Cin 10 103 10.3 37 0
2004 T. James Cin 8 66 8.2 23 0
2003 T. James Cin 4 56 14.0 31 0
2002 A. Hawkins Cin 2 102 51.0 102 1
2001 T. Spikes Cin 1 66 66.0 66t 1
2000 T. Carter Cin 2 40 20.0 30 0
1999 R. Heath Cin 3 72 24.0 58t 1
1998 C. Sawyer Cin 1 58 58.0 58t 1
1997 A. Ambrose Cin 3 56 18.7 29 0
1996 A. Ambrose Cin 8 63 7.9 31t 1
1995 C. Sawyer Cin 2 61 30.5 61 0
1994 M. Brim Cin 2 72 36.0 49 0
1993 D. Williams Cin 2 126 63.0 97t 1
1992 J. Francis Cin 3 108 36.0 66t 1
1991 R. Dixon Cin 2 62 31.0 47 0
1990 L. Billups Cin 3 39 13.0 29 0
1989 D. Fulcher Cin 8 87 10.9 22 0
1988 E. Thomas Cin 7 61 8.7 37 0
1987 L. Breeden Cin 2 49 24.5 44 0
  R. Jackson Cin 3 49 16.3 29 0
1986 L. Breeden Cin 7 72 10.3 36t 1
1985 J. Griffin Cin 7 116 16.6 33 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 M. Morgan Cin 1 64 64.0 64 0
1977 L. Parrish Cin 3 95 31.7 47t 1
1976 K. Riley Cin 9 141 15.7 53t 1
1975 M. Cobb Cin 4 116 29.0 52t 1
1974 A. Beauchamp Cin 1 34 34.0 34 0
1973 N. Craig Cin 2 52 26.0 30 0
1972 T. Casanova Cin 5 108 21.6 33 0
1971 L. Parrish Cin 7 105 15.0 65t 1
1970 K. Dyer Cin 3 45 15.0 22 0
1969 H. Gunner Cin 1 70 70.0 70t 1
1968 A. Beauchamp Cin 2 35 17.5 18 1