Denver Broncos Yearly Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Yards

The following are the Denver Broncos yearly defensive leaders ranked by interception return yards. 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.

      Interceptions
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 J. Simmons Den 4 30 7.5 17 0
2018 C. Harris Den 3 68 22.7 53t 1
2017 A. Talib Den 1 103 103.0 104 1
2016 B. Roby Den 2 102 51.0 51t 2
2015 A. Talib Den 3 123 41.0 63t 2
2014 A. Talib Den 4 62 15.5 33t 2
2013 D. Rodgers-Cromartie Den 3 75 25.0 75t 1
2012 C. Harris Den 3 144 48.0 98t 2
2011 C. Vaughn Den 1 55 55.0 55t 1
2010 R. Hill Den 2 67 33.5 36 0
2009 A. Goodman Den 5 65 13.0 30 0
2008 J. Barrett Den 1 34 34.0 34 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
2004 R. Hayward Den 1 76 76.0 76 0
2003 K. Herndon Den 3 19 6.3 16 0
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
1995 S. Atwater Den 3 54 18.0 25 0
1994 S. Atwater Den 1 24 24.0 24 0
1993 S. Atwater Den 2 81 40.5 68 0
1992 W. Henderson Den 4 79 19.8 46t 1
1991 S. Atwater Den 5 104 20.8 49 0
1990 W. Henderson Den 2 71 35.5 49t 1
1989 T. Braxton Den 6 103 17.2 34t 1
1988 R. Robbins Den 2 66 33.0 39 0
1987 K. Clark Den 3 105 35.0 50 0
1986 M. Harden Den 6 179 29.8 52 2
1985 M. Harden Den 5 100 20.0 42t 1
1984 K. Mecklenburg Den 2 105 52.5 63 0
1983 M. Harden Den 4 127 31.8 48 0
1982 D. Smith Den 1 29 29.0 29 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 L. Wright Den 3 128 42.7 59 1
1976 T. Jackson Den 7 136 19.4 46t 1
1975 B. Thompson Den 2 97 48.5 49 0
1974 B. Thompson Den 5 105 21.0 38t 1
1973 B. Thompson Den 3 96 32.0 59t 1
1972 S. Preece Den 1 30 30.0 30 0
1971 B. Thompson Den 5 83 16.6 42 0
1970 P. Martha Den 6 99 16.5 50 0
1969 B. Thompson Den 3 92 30.7 57t 1
1968 P. Jaquess Den 5 64 12.8 28 0
1967 N. Wilson Den 4 153 38.2 70t 2
1966 W. Brown Den 3 37 12.3 31 0
1965 N. Wilson Den 3 118 39.3 65 1
1964 W. Brown Den 9 140 15.6 45 0
1963 A. Gonsoulin Den 6 64 10.7 42 1
1962 B. Zeman Den 6 133 22.2 55 1
1961 B. McNamara Den 3 85 28.3 34 0
1960 A. Gonsoulin Den 11 98 8.9 0 0