Los Angeles Chargers Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Average

The following are the Los Angeles Chargers single season defensive leaders ranked by interception return average. Included are player stats for the Los Angeles Chargers (NFL) from 2017-2020, the San Diego Chargers (NFL) from 1970-2016, the San Diego Chargers (AFL) from 1961-1969 and the Los Angeles Chargers (AFL) in 1960. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Stanley Richard is the Los Angeles Chargers single season leader in interception return average with 56.00.

Players active with the Los Angeles Chargers during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 4 interceptions

      Interceptions
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  S. Richard 1994 SD 4 224 56.0 99t 2
  V. Glenn 1987 SD 4 166 41.5 104 1
  G. Byrd 1984 SD 4 157 39.2 99t 2
  C. McNeil 1961 SD 9 349 38.8 76t 2
  J. Dale 1986 SD 4 153 38.2 50 0
  J. Hendy 1985 SD 4 139 34.8 75t 1
  B. Laraba 1961 SD 5 151 30.2 60t 2
  W. Lowe 1979 SD 5 150 30.0 77t 2
  K. Graham 1969 SD 4 112 28.0 65t 2
  T. Fox 1982 SD 4 103 25.8 35 0
  D. Carrington 1992 SD 6 152 25.3 69 1
  G. Edwards 1979 SD 4 99 24.8 53 0
  G. Edwards 1980 SD 5 122 24.4 68t 1
  R. Preston 1979 SD 5 121 24.2 35 0
  J. Beauchamp 1971 SD 4 95 23.8 52 0
  J. Beauchamp 1968 SD 5 114 22.8 35t 2
  C. Allen 1961 SD 5 111 22.2 59t 1
  G. Byrd 1992 SD 4 88 22.0 44 0
  K. Graham 1965 SD 5 108 21.6 51t 1
  D. Harris 1961 SD 7 140 20.0 56t 3
  S. Duncan 1969 SD 6 118 19.7 72t 1
  D. Edwards 2002 SD 5 95 19.0 46 1
  M. Williams 1976 SD 4 76 19.0 35 0
  C. Allen 1964 SD 4 75 18.8 33 0
  C. Fletcher 1974 SD 4 74 18.5 31 0
  B. Whitehead 1965 SD 7 127 18.1 35t 1
  K. Graham 1968 SD 5 87 17.4 42 0
  M. Williams 1975 SD 4 67 16.8 40 0
  C. Fletcher 1975 SD 6 100 16.7 45 0
  R. Harrison 2000 SD 6 97 16.2 63t 1
  J. Beauchamp 1972 SD 6 96 16.0 47t 1
  H. Stringert 1977 SD 4 64 16.0 29 0
  B. Salter 1972 SD 7 111 15.9 31 0
  D. Carrington 1993 SD 7 104 14.9 28 0
  C. Hart 2007 SD 5 73 14.6 22 0
  C. Hayward 2016 SD 7 102 14.6 31 1
  A. Cromartie 2007 SD 10 144 14.4 70t 1
  Q. Jammer 2006 SD 4 57 14.2 35 0
  D. Walters 1985 SD 5 71 14.2 30 0
  K. Graham 1966 SD 5 70 14.0 32t 1
  M. Williams 1979 SD 4 55 13.8 50 0
  D. Goode 1976 SD 6 82 13.7 27 0
  D. Florence 2004 SD 4 54 13.5 40 0
  L. Dunlap 1972 SD 5 67 13.4 25 0
  J. Hill 1969 SD 7 92 13.1 42 0
  V. Glenn 1989 SD 4 52 13.0 31 0
  P. Barnes 1969 SD 5 64 12.8 25 0
  A. Cason 2010 SD 4 51 12.8 28 0
  E. Weddle 2011 SD 7 89 12.7 26 0
  P. Shaw 1980 SD 4 50 12.5 25 0