Dallas Cowboys Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Average

The following are the Dallas Cowboys career defensive leaders ranked by interception return average. Included are player stats for the Dallas Cowboys (NFL) from 1960-2019. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Mike Gaechter is the Dallas Cowboys career leader in interception return average with 20.00.

Players active with the Dallas Cowboys during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 20 interceptions

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. M. Gaechter 108 21 420 20.0 100 1
2. D. Bishop 81 22 364 16.5 57 0
3. C. Howley 165 24 395 16.5 58 2
4. C. Green 182 34 552 16.2 59 2
5. D. Thurman 121 36 562 15.6 96 4
6. L. Jordan 186 32 472 14.8 49t 3
7. C. Waters 160 41 584 14.2 56 2
8. M. Downs 116 34 433 12.7 31 1
9. M. Renfro 174 52 626 12.0 90t 3
10. D. Woodson 178 23 271 11.8 94t 2
11. T. Newman 133 32 345 10.8 70 3
12. C. Harris 141 29 281 9.7 60 1
13. E. Walls 133 44 391 8.9 37 0