Minnesota Vikings Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Average

The following are the Minnesota Vikings career defensive leaders ranked by interception return average. Included are player stats for the Minnesota Vikings (NFL) from 1961-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Ed Sharockman is the Minnesota Vikings career leader in interception return average with 20.10.

Players active with the Minnesota Vikings during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 20 interceptions

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. E. Sharockman 141 40 804 20.1 47t 3
2. H. Smith 114 23 397 17.3 81t 4
3. P. Krause 172 53 852 16.1 81 2
4. B. Bryant 161 51 749 14.7 56 3
5. J. Browner 138 37 465 12.6 45 3
6. C. Lee 169 29 349 12.0 58t 2
7. A. Winfield 119 21 227 10.8 56 2
8. J. Turner 101 22 227 10.3 36 1
9. O. Thomas 98 22 225 10.2 45t 2
10. N. Wright 129 31 272 8.8 44 0