Minnesota Vikings Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interceptions

The following are the Minnesota Vikings single season 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 single season leader in interceptions with 10.

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

      Interceptions
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  P. Krause 1975 Min 10 201 20.1 81 0
  B. Russell 2003 Min 9 185 20.6 50 0
  D. Sharper 2005 Min 9 276 30.7 92t 2
  O. Thomas 1995 Min 9 108 12.0 45t 1
  B. Bryant 1969 Min 8 97 12.1 56 0
  C. Chavous 2003 Min 8 143 17.9 39 1
  I. Holt 1986 Min 8 54 6.8 27 0
  C. Lee 1988 Min 8 118 14.8 58t 2
  A. McMillian 1992 Min 8 157 19.6 51t 2
  J. Browner 1990 Min 7 103 14.7 31 1
  B. Bryant 1978 Min 7 69 9.9 23 0
  B. Bryant 1973 Min 7 105 15.0 46t 1
  J. Hitchcock 1998 Min 7 242 34.6 79t 3
  P. Krause 1968 Min 7 82 11.7 29 0
  E. Sharockman 1970 Min 7 132 18.9 43 1
  C. West 1971 Min 7 236 33.7 89 0
  N. Wright 1976 Min 7 47 6.7 21 0
  J. Browner 1987 Min 6 67 11.2 23 0
  B. Bryant 1975 Min 6 111 18.5 41 0
  A. Harris 2019 Min 6 42 7.0 20t 1
  P. Krause 1970 Min 6 90 15.0 40 0
  P. Krause 1972 Min 6 109 18.2 35 1
  P. Krause 1971 Min 6 112 18.7 31 0
  E. Mackbee 1969 Min 6 100 16.7 38 0
  G. Rose 1964 Min 6 48 8.0 32t 1
  E. Sharockman 1965 Min 6 118 19.7 40t 1
  E. Sharockman 1962 Min 6 92 15.3 32 0
  E. Sharockman 1971 Min 6 109 18.2 33 0
  J. Swain 1983 Min 6 12 2.0 11 0
  J. Turner 1983 Min 6 37 6.2 14 0
  J. Turner 1980 Min 6 22 3.7 13 0
  N. Wright 1974 Min 6 91 15.2 44 0
  J. Browner 1989 Min 5 70 14.0 34 0
  J. Browner 1991 Min 5 97 19.4 45 0
  J. Browner 1988 Min 5 29 5.8 18 0
  B. Butler 1962 Min 5 80 16.0 39t 1
  V. Glenn 1993 Min 5 49 9.8 23 0
  V. Glenn 1992 Min 5 65 13.0 39 0
  R. Griffith 1998 Min 5 25 5.0 17 0
  D. Hackbart 1966 Min 5 73 14.6 41t 1
  R. Hawkins 1961 Min 5 70 14.0 34 0
  P. Krause 1969 Min 5 82 16.4 77t 1
  E. Mackbee 1967 Min 5 98 19.6 40 1
  X. Rhodes 2016 Min 5 133 26.6 100 1
  T. Scott 1992 Min 5 79 15.8 35t 1
  E. Sharockman 1963 Min 5 93 18.6 47t 1
  H. Smith 2017 Min 5 42 8.4 19 0
  H. Smith 2014 Min 5 150 30.0 81t 1
  O. Thomas 1996 Min 5 57 11.4 34 0
  J. Turner 1985 Min 5 62 12.4 25 0