Cleveland Browns Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Average

The following are the Cleveland Browns single season defensive leaders ranked by interception return average. Included are player stats for the Cleveland Browns (NFL) from 1999-2020, the Cleveland Browns (NFL) from 1950-1995 and the Cleveland Browns (AAFC) from 1946-1949. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Bernie Parrish is the Cleveland Browns single season leader in interception return average with 39.67.

Players active with the Cleveland Browns during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 4 interceptions

      Interceptions
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  B. Parrish 1960 Cle 6 238 39.7 92t 1
  F. Wright 1987 Cle 4 152 38.0 68 1
  E. Barnes 1966 Cle 4 128 32.0 54 0
  K. Konz 1958 Cle 4 123 30.8 46t 1
  B. McDonald 2008 Cle 5 146 29.2 98 1
  T. Gipson 2013 Cle 5 143 28.6 44t 1
  R. Fichtner 1967 Cle 4 113 28.2 88 0
  D. Paul 1956 Cle 7 190 27.1 42 1
  T. Gipson 2014 Cle 6 158 26.3 62t 1
  D. Holly 2006 Cle 5 127 25.4 57t 1
  F. Wright 1988 Cle 5 126 25.2 53 0
  T. Darden 1979 Cle 5 125 25.0 39t 1
  R. Fichtner 1965 Cle 4 98 24.5 48 1
  B. Parrish 1964 Cle 4 98 24.5 54t 1
  W. Lahr 1953 Cle 5 119 23.8 42 0
  E. Turner 1994 Cle 9 199 22.1 93t 1
  A. Gross 1985 Cle 5 109 21.8 37t 1
  J. Shofner 1962 Cle 4 86 21.5 35 0
  W. Sumner 1970 Cle 4 85 21.2 34 0
  A. Henry 2004 Cle 4 83 20.8 51 0
  A. Gross 1984 Cle 5 103 20.6 47 0
  W. Sumner 1969 Cle 4 82 20.5 40t 1
  W. Beach 1964 Cle 4 81 20.2 65t 1
  B. Davis 1968 Cle 8 162 20.2 44 0
  G. Fiss 1962 Cle 4 81 20.2 40 0
  T. Darden 1978 Cle 10 200 20.0 46 0
  D. Paul 1958 Cle 4 80 20.0 36 0
  R. Fichtner 1966 Cle 8 152 19.0 58 1
  K. Konz 1954 Cle 7 133 19.0 54 2
  W. Lahr 1951 Cle 5 95 19.0 29 2
  E. Wright 2009 Cle 4 74 18.5 47 0
  T. Darden 1977 Cle 6 107 17.8 49 1
  A. Henry 2001 Cle 10 177 17.7 97t 1
  E. Barnes 1970 Cle 5 85 17.0 38t 1
  D. Fleming 1960 Cle 5 85 17.0 30 0
  V. Costello 1963 Cle 7 118 16.9 31 0
  J. Haden 2010 Cle 6 101 16.8 62 0
  L. Benz 1964 Cle 4 67 16.8 45 0
  B. Parrish 1959 Cle 5 83 16.6 37t 1
  B. Franklin 1960 Cle 8 131 16.4 37t 2
  L. Benz 1963 Cle 7 114 16.3 38 0
  L. Benz 1965 Cle 5 78 15.6 31 0
  D. McCutcheon 2001 Cle 4 62 15.5 32t 1
  C. Noll 1955 Cle 5 74 14.8 24 1
  D. Randall 2018 Cle 4 59 14.8 50 0
  J. Haden 2013 Cle 4 57 14.2 29t 1
  T. James 1954 Cle 4 57 14.2 36 0
  C. Scott 1973 Cle 5 71 14.2 45t 1
  B. Rechichar 1952 Cle 6 79 13.2 25 0
  T. Darden 1974 Cle 8 105 13.1 31 0