Kansas City Chiefs Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Average

The following are the Kansas City Chiefs career defensive leaders ranked by interception return average. Included are player stats for the Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) from 1970-2019, the Kansas City Chiefs (AFL) from 1963-1969 and the Dallas Texans (AFL) from 1960-1962. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Lloyd Burruss is the Kansas City Chiefs career leader in interception return average with 23.14.

Players active with the Kansas City Chiefs during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 20 interceptions

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. L. Burruss 145 22 509 23.1 83 4
2. J. Kearney 115 23 462 20.1 65t 5
3. G. Barbaro 101 39 771 19.8 102 3
4. G. Wesley 118 29 542 18.7 65 0
5. B. Bell 168 26 479 18.4 61t 6
6. K. Ross 156 30 551 18.4 99t 2
7. B. Hunt 84 37 674 18.2 66 1
8. M. Sensibaugh 63 20 331 16.6 38 0
9. W. Lanier 149 27 440 16.3 75t 2
10. E. Thomas 181 58 937 16.2 73t 5
11. J. Hasty 94 21 304 14.5 64t 3
12. D. Cherry 148 50 688 13.8 67 1
13. G. Green 100 24 330 13.8 57 1
14. J. Robinson 164 57 741 13.0 57 1
15. D. Wood 65 20 247 12.3 66 1
16. E. Warfield 115 20 236 11.8 57t 3
17. D. Carter 104 21 183 8.7 36t 1
18. A. Lewis 150 38 329 8.7 34 0