Detroit Lions Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Touchdowns

The following are the Detroit Lions single season defensive leaders ranked by interception return touchdowns. 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. Lem Barney is the Detroit Lions single season leader in interception return touchdowns with 3.

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

      Interceptions
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  L. Barney 1967 Det 10 232 23.2 71t 3
  L. Barney 1970 Det 7 168 24.0 49t 2
  R. Brown 1997 Det 2 83 41.5 45t 2
  L. Hand 1967 Det 2 6 3.0 4t 2
  C. Houston 2011 Det 5 225 45.0 100 2
  L. Johnson 1974 Det 5 139 27.8 55t 2
  M. Lucci 1971 Det 5 74 14.8 27t 2
  W. Rasmussen 1965 Det 5 122 24.4 50t 2
  C. Avril 2011 Det 1 4 4.0 4t 1
  B. Bailey 2005 Det 1 34 34.0 34t 1
  R. Bailey 2001 Det 2 74 37.0 74t 1
  L. Barney 1971 Det 3 78 26.0 28t 1
  L. Barney 1976 Det 2 62 31.0 26 1
  C. Bennett 1930 Port 0 0 0.0 0 1
  B. Blades 1996 Det 2 112 56.0 98t 1
  D. Bly 2004 Det 4 107 26.8 55t 1
  D. Bly 2003 Det 6 89 14.8 48t 1
  L. Bradley 1978 Det 3 85 28.3 76t 1
  R. Bush 2016 Det 2 39 19.5 39t 1
  E. Caddel 1934 Det 0 0 0.0 0 1
  T. Calvelli 1940 Det 2 51 25.5 34t 1
  L. Campbell 2000 Det 1 42 42.0 42t 1
  B. Carpenter 2011 Det 1 34 34.0 34t 1
  L. Carpenter 1953 Det 1 73 73.0 73t 1
  J. Cavosie 1932 Port 0 0 0.0 0 1
  J. Christiansen 1957 Det 10 137 13.7 52 1
  J. Christiansen 1953 Det 12 238 19.8 92t 1
  J. Christiansen 1954 Det 8 84 10.5 30t 1
  C. Claiborne 2002 Det 3 63 21.0 43 1
  W. Clay 1994 Det 3 54 18.0 28t 1
  R. Crockett 1991 Det 6 141 23.5 96t 1
  B. Davis 1975 Det 1 67 67.0 67t 1
  L. Delmas 2009 Det 2 130 65.0 102 1
  C. DeShane 1945 Det 3 75 25.0 46t 1
  Q. Diggs 2018 Det 3 41 13.7 37t 1
  D. Doll 1949 Det 11 301 27.4 95t 1
  D. Doll 1950 Det 12 163 13.6 38 1
  B. Dudley 1947 Det 5 104 20.8 41t 1
  T. Fair 2001 Det 2 29 14.5 26t 1
  T. Fair 1999 Det 3 49 16.3 41t 1
  J. Fletcher 2006 Det 3 122 40.7 88t 1
  A. Hall 1981 Det 1 60 60.0 60t 1
  L. Hand 1970 Det 1 62 62.0 62t 1
  J. Holmes 1989 Det 6 77 12.8 36 1
  H. Hopp 1943 Det 2 40 20.0 40t 1
  V. Huffman 1937 Det 0 0 0.0 0 1
  J. Hunter 1976 Det 7 120 17.1 39t 1
  T. Hupke 1937 Det 0 0 0.0 0 1
  W. James 2009 Det 2 41 20.5 38t 1
  G. Jamison 1988 Det 3 56 18.7 52t 1