Detroit Lions Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interceptions

The following are the Detroit Lions career defensive leaders ranked by interceptions. Included are player stats for the Detroit Lions (NFL) from 1934-2020 and the Portsmouth Spartans (NFL) from 1930-1933. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Dick LeBeau is the Detroit Lions career leader in interceptions with 62.

Players active with the Detroit Lions during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. D. LeBeau 185 62 762 12.3 70t 3
2. L. Barney 140 56 1,077 19.2 71t 7
3. Y. Lary 133 50 787 15.7 73t 2
4. J. Christiansen 89 46 717 15.6 92t 3
5. J. David 96 36 259 7.2 28 0
6. B. Smith 62 29 719 24.8 102 3
7. J. Hunter 86 27 279 10.3 39t 1
8. D. Doll 47 26 464 17.8 95t 2
9. J. Allen 60 24 231 9.6 34 0
  J. Schmidt 155 24 294 12.2 30 2
11. L. Johnson 59 21 549 26.1 76 3
  D. Lane 66 21 272 13.0 80t 1
  M. Lucci 117 21 308 14.7 63t 4
14. B. McNorton 116 20 111 5.5 33 0
  B. Watkins 83 20 85 4.2 31 0
16. D. Bly 55 19 263 13.8 55t 2
  G. Lowe 85 19 257 13.5 42 0
  G. Quin 96 19 313 16.5 56 2
  D. Slay 103 19 265 13.9 67t 1
20. M. Weger 108 17 205 12.1 29t 1
21. R. Crockett 79 16 244 15.2 96t 1
  B. Maher 108 16 235 14.7 56 0
  W. Rasmussen 112 16 189 11.8 50t 2
24. C. Weaver 142 15 137 9.1 31 0
25. D. Jauron 58 14 328 23.4 95t 1
  W. Walker 200 14 163 11.6 47 1
  A. Wojciechowicz 86 14 127 9.1 50 1
28. L. Torgeson 47 13 160 12.3 34 1
  W. White 95 13 214 16.5 48 1
30. B. Blades 126 12 219 18.2 98t 1
  D. Levy 95 12 141 11.8 66t 2
  R. Rice 79 12 141 11.8 33 0
  B. Westbrook 64 12 239 19.9 102 3
34. M. Carrier 44 11 143 13.0 66 0
  W. Clay 54 11 227 20.6 39 1
  J. Williams 107 11 87 7.9 48 0
37. J. Griffin 60 10 195 19.5 31 0
  C. Houston 55 10 261 26.1 100 2
  C. Karilivacz 58 10 153 15.3 30t 1
  R. McNeil 62 10 73 7.3 21 0
  B. Stits 36 10 91 9.1 23 1
42. L. Bradley 56 9 96 10.7 76t 1
  G. Cobb 77 9 63 7.0 17 0
  G. Jamison 130 9 177 19.7 52t 2
  N. Mathews 28 9 172 19.1 51 1
  K. Schulz 22 9 75 8.3 19 0
  B. Thompson 65 9 100 11.1 26 0
  T. Vaughn 88 9 57 6.3 24 0
  S. White 41 9 80 8.9 18 0
50. B. Callihan 62 8 62 7.8 20 0