Minnesota Vikings Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interceptions

The following are the Minnesota Vikings career defensive leaders ranked by interceptions. Included are player stats for the Minnesota Vikings (NFL) from 1961-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Paul Krause is the Minnesota Vikings career leader in interceptions with 53.

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

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. P. Krause 172 53 852 16.1 81 2
2. B. Bryant 161 51 749 14.7 56 3
3. E. Sharockman 141 40 804 20.1 47t 3
4. J. Browner 138 37 465 12.6 45 3
5. N. Wright 129 31 272 8.8 44 0
6. C. Lee 169 29 349 12.0 58t 2
7. H. Smith 114 23 397 17.3 81t 4
8. O. Thomas 98 22 225 10.2 45t 2
  J. Turner 101 22 227 10.3 36 1
10. A. Winfield 119 21 227 10.8 56 2
11. K. Kassulke 131 19 187 9.8 30 0
  A. McMillian 79 19 227 11.9 51t 3
13. D. Sharper 62 18 359 19.9 92t 3
14. R. Griffith 119 17 168 9.9 41 0
15. M. Blair 160 16 119 7.4 20 0
16. T. Hannon 117 15 202 13.5 52 1
  E. Mackbee 66 15 280 18.7 40 1
  W. Teal 79 15 123 8.2 53t 1
19. C. Chavous 64 14 219 15.6 43t 2
  V. Glenn 48 14 169 12.1 39 0
  I. Holt 58 14 166 11.9 90t 1
22. R. Hawkins 70 12 232 19.3 56t 3
  J. Swain 50 12 70 5.8 18 0
  L. Warwick 92 12 145 12.1 23 0
  B. Williams 62 12 280 23.3 77 1
  R. Winston 191 12 138 11.5 29t 1
  J. Wright 83 12 132 11.0 31 0
28. C. Greenway 156 11 222 20.2 91t 2
  B. Russell 48 11 244 22.2 50 0
  J. Siemon 156 11 104 9.5 23 0
  S. Studwell 201 11 97 8.8 20 0
  C. West 75 11 243 22.1 89 0
33. J. Del Rio 57 10 115 11.5 84t 1
  C. Fuller 64 10 63 6.3 26 0
  N. Mustafaa 68 10 195 19.5 97t 1
  X. Rhodes 104 10 159 15.9 100 1
  D. Washington 63 10 258 25.8 81t 3
38. R. Bess 68 9 84 9.3 27 0
  A. Harris 65 9 75 8.3 33 1
  J. Harris 41 9 135 15.0 28 0
  J. Hitchcock 32 9 242 26.9 79t 3
  K. Knoff 51 9 140 15.6 67t 1
43. C. Griffin 80 8 0 0.0 4 0
  W. Hilgenberg 158 8 62 7.8 17 1
  A. Parker 45 8 123 15.4 44t 2
  G. Rose 34 8 71 8.9 32t 1
  A. Sendejo 99 8 119 14.9 36 0
  D. Smith 29 8 193 24.1 93t 1
49. B. Butler 42 7 95 13.6 39t 1
  D. Derby 19 7 73 10.4 30 0