Kansas City Chiefs Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interceptions

The following are the Kansas City Chiefs single season defensive leaders ranked by interceptions. Included are player stats for the Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) from 1970-2020, 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. Emmitt Thomas is the Kansas City Chiefs single season leader in interceptions with 12.

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

      Interceptions
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  E. Thomas 1974 KC 12 214 17.8 73t 2
  G. Barbaro 1980 KC 10 163 16.3 39 0
  B. Hunt 1966 KC 10 113 11.3 33 0
  J. Robinson 1970 KC 10 155 15.5 57 0
  J. Robinson 1966 KC 10 136 13.6 29 1
  D. Cherry 1986 KC 9 150 16.7 49 0
  E. Thomas 1969 KC 9 146 16.2 45t 1
  G. Barbaro 1977 KC 8 165 20.6 102 1
  B. Hunt 1962 DalT 8 101 12.6 17 0
  A. Lewis 1985 KC 8 59 7.4 16 0
  M. McMillian 1997 KC 8 274 34.2 87t 3
  M. Peters 2015 KC 8 280 35.0 90t 2
  J. Robinson 1969 KC 8 158 19.8 33 0
  M. Sensibaugh 1972 KC 8 65 8.1 35 0
  E. Thomas 1971 KC 8 145 18.1 36 1
  G. Barbaro 1979 KC 7 142 20.3 70t 1
  D. Carter 1992 KC 7 65 9.3 36t 1
  D. Cherry 1985 KC 7 87 12.4 47t 1
  D. Cherry 1984 KC 7 140 20.0 67 0
  D. Cherry 1988 KC 7 51 7.3 24 0
  D. Cherry 1983 KC 7 100 14.3 41 0
  D. Grayson 1964 KC 7 187 26.7 56 0
  E. Harris 1981 KC 7 109 15.6 43 0
  E. Harris 1980 KC 7 54 7.7 41 0
  J. Hasty 1999 KC 7 98 14.0 56t 2
  B. Hunt 1964 KC 7 133 19.0 59 1
  B. Ply 1962 DalT 7 144 20.6 41 0
  M. Collins 1996 KC 6 45 7.5 23 0
  T. Gray 1978 KC 6 118 19.7 61 0
  G. Green 1983 KC 6 59 9.8 25 0
  B. Hunt 1963 KC 6 228 38.0 66 0
  A. Lewis 1993 KC 6 61 10.2 24 0
  D. McCleon 2003 KC 6 -3 -0.5 0 0
  M. Peters 2016 KC 6 63 10.5 28 0
  J. Robinson 1968 KC 6 40 6.7 16 0
  K. Ross 1984 KC 6 124 20.7 71t 1
  F. Smith 1967 KC 6 150 25.0 57 0
  E. Thomas 1975 KC 6 119 19.8 36 0
  D. Webster 1960 DalT 6 156 26.0 80t 2
  G. Wesley 2005 KC 6 106 17.7 51 0
  G. Wesley 2002 KC 6 170 28.3 50 0
  G. Wesley 2003 KC 6 63 10.5 27 0
  F. Williamson 1965 KC 6 89 14.8 51 0
  G. Barbaro 1981 KC 5 134 26.8 34 0
  B. Bell 1968 KC 5 95 19.0 50 0
  L. Burruss 1986 KC 5 193 38.6 72t 3
  C. Dishman 1999 KC 5 95 19.0 47t 1
  D. Edwards 1999 KC 5 50 10.0 28t 1
  B. Flowers 2009 KC 5 38 7.6 33 0
  D. Grayson 1963 KC 5 17 3.4 11 0