Denver Broncos Yearly Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Average

The following are the Denver Broncos yearly defensive leaders ranked by interception return average. Included are player stats for the Denver Broncos (NFL) from 1970-2020 and the Denver Broncos (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included.

Leaders based on 4 interceptions

      Interceptions
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 J. Simmons Den 4 30 7.5 17 0
2014 A. Talib Den 4 62 15.5 33t 2
2009 A. Goodman Den 5 65 13.0 30 0
2007 D. Bly Den 5 71 14.2 37 0
2006 C. Bailey Den 10 162 16.2 70t 1
2005 C. Bailey Den 8 139 17.4 65t 2
2002 D. O'Neal Den 5 70 14.0 28t 2
2001 D. O'Neal Den 9 115 12.8 42 0
2000 T. Buckley Den 6 110 18.3 33 1
1999 T. James Den 5 59 11.8 45 0
1998 D. Gordon Den 4 125 31.2 55t 1
1997 T. Braxton Den 4 113 28.2 43 1
1996 T. Braxton Den 9 128 14.2 69t 1
1992 W. Henderson Den 4 79 19.8 46t 1
1991 S. Atwater Den 5 104 20.8 49 0
1989 T. Braxton Den 6 103 17.2 34t 1
1988 M. Harden Den 4 36 9.0 34 0
1987 M. Harden Den 4 85 21.2 32 0
1986 M. Harden Den 6 179 29.8 52 2
1985 M. Harden Den 5 100 20.0 42t 1
1984 S. Foley Den 6 97 16.2 40t 1
1983 M. Harden Den 4 127 31.8 48 0
1981 S. Foley Den 5 81 16.2 24 0
1980 S. Foley Den 4 115 28.8 36 0
1979 B. Thompson Den 4 57 14.2 28 0
1978 B. Jackson Den 6 128 21.3 38 0
1977 B. Thompson Den 5 122 24.4 38 0
1976 J. Rowser Den 4 104 26.0 41t 2
1974 B. Thompson Den 5 105 21.0 38t 1
1973 C. Jones Den 4 69 17.2 31 0
1971 B. Thompson Den 5 83 16.6 42 0
1970 P. Martha Den 6 99 16.5 50 0
1968 P. Jaquess Den 5 64 12.8 28 0
1967 N. Wilson Den 4 153 38.2 70t 2
1965 J. Griffin Den 4 109 27.2 44 1
1964 A. Gonsoulin Den 7 125 17.9 36 0
1963 A. Gonsoulin Den 6 64 10.7 42 1
1962 J. McMillin Den 4 117 29.2 48 1
1961 A. Gonsoulin Den 6 76 12.7 38 0
1960 B. McNamara Den 4 63 15.8 0 0