Miami Dolphins Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Yards

The following are the Miami Dolphins career defensive leaders ranked by interception return yards. Included are player stats for the Miami Dolphins (NFL) from 1970-2020 and the Miami Dolphins (AFL) from 1966-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Dick Anderson is the Miami Dolphins career leader in interception return yards with 792.

Players active with the Miami Dolphins during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. D. Anderson 121 34 792 23.3 96t 3
2. L. Oliver 105 24 569 23.7 104 2
3. S. Madison 138 31 487 15.7 42 2
4. B. Marion 95 20 431 21.6 100 2
5. T. Buckley 96 24 425 17.7 91t 3
  J. Scott 84 35 425 12.1 47 0
7. G. Blackwood 118 29 398 13.7 50 1
8. G. Small 88 23 378 16.4 46t 1
9. W. Judson 115 24 368 15.3 61t 2
10. R. Jones 128 21 361 17.2 54 4
11. P. Surtain 108 29 298 10.3 43 2
12. J. Brown 122 16 293 18.3 48 1
13. T. Vincent 57 14 284 20.3 69t 2
14. J. Warren 55 11 247 22.5 70t 1
15. D. Westmoreland 49 15 231 15.4 42 2
16. J. Williams 91 14 216 15.4 42t 1
17. B. Grimes 47 13 202 15.5 94t 2
18. C. Johnson 125 22 190 8.6 34 0
19. L. Mumphord 77 14 187 13.4 51 2
20. W. West 34 13 180 13.8 32 0
21. L. Blackwood 74 14 173 12.4 45 0
22. M. Kozlowski 91 8 172 21.5 38t 2
23. Z. Thomas 168 17 170 10.0 34t 4
24. D. McNeal 110 18 163 9.1 30 2
25. C. Babb 97 12 141 11.8 36 0
26. S. Knight 32 7 130 18.6 70 0
27. V. Davis 44 9 124 13.8 28 1
28. X. Howard 40 12 123 10.2 39 1
29. L. Gordon 100 8 121 15.1 33 0
30. N. Thomas 46 7 115 16.4 53t 1
31. W. Allen 68 7 114 16.3 32t 1
32. B. Matheson 125 8 111 13.9 34 0
33. E. Rhone 116 14 110 7.9 16 0
  J. Taylor 204 8 110 13.8 51t 3
35. C. Jackson 75 4 105 26.2 61t 1
36. B. Petrella 61 5 104 20.8 33 0
37. K. Alonso 46 5 100 20.0 60t 1
38. B. Brown 73 5 96 19.2 53 0
  T. Foley 134 22 96 4.4 18 0
40. B. Walker 45 12 92 7.7 31 0
41. R. Hill 39 6 91 15.2 24 0
42. Y. Bell 110 6 89 14.8 29 0
  N. Buoniconti 92 8 89 11.1 24 0
  P. Lankford 130 13 89 6.8 44 0
45. N. Colzie 16 5 86 17.2 56 0
46. M. Kolen 84 5 85 17.0 29 0
47. L. Delmas 13 1 81 81.0 81t 1
48. L. Schulters 23 4 78 19.5 37 0
49. A. Goodman 44 7 76 10.9 55 0
50. T. Erlandson 24 4 68 17.0 26t 1