Minnesota Vikings Yearly Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interceptions

The following are the Minnesota Vikings yearly defensive leaders ranked by interceptions. Included are player stats for the Minnesota Vikings (NFL) from 1961-2018. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included.

      Interceptions
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2017 H. Smith Min 5 42 8.4 19 0
2016 X. Rhodes Min 5 133 26.6 100 1
2015 T. Newman Min 3 4 1.3 4 0
2014 H. Smith Min 5 150 30.0 81t 1
2013 C. Greenway Min 3 23 7.7 23 0
2012 H. Smith Min 3 87 29.0 56t 2
  A. Winfield Min 3 37 12.3 31 0
2011 J. Sanford Min 2 69 34.5 52 0
2010 E. Henderson Min 3 10 3.3 10 0
  H. Abdullah Min 3 5 1.7 5 0
2009 C. Griffin Min 4 -2 -0.5 0 0
2008 A. Winfield Min 2 5 2.5 4 0
  M. Williams Min 2 -1 -0.5 0 0
  B. Sapp Min 2 13 6.5 14 0
  B. Leber Min 2 29 14.5 28 0
2007 D. Smith Min 4 112 28.0 93t 1
  D. Sharper Min 4 61 15.2 41 1
2006 A. Winfield Min 4 33 8.2 26 1
  D. Smith Min 4 81 20.2 47 0
  D. Sharper Min 4 10 2.5 10 0
2005 D. Sharper Min 9 276 30.7 92t 2
2004 A. Winfield Min 3 89 29.7 56 0
2003 B. Russell Min 9 185 20.6 50 0
2002 G. Biekert Min 4 26 6.5 20 0
2001 E. Kelly Min 2 -7 -3.5 2 0
  R. Griffith Min 2 25 12.5 14 0
2000 K. Wong Min 2 28 14.0 14 0
  R. Tate Min 2 12 6.0 12 0
1999 R. Griffith Min 3 0 0.0 0 0
1998 J. Hitchcock Min 7 242 34.6 79t 3
1997 D. Washington Min 4 71 17.8 27 0
1996 O. Thomas Min 5 57 11.4 34 0
1995 O. Thomas Min 9 108 12.0 45t 1
1994 A. Parker Min 4 99 24.8 44t 2
  V. Glenn Min 4 55 13.8 32 0
1993 V. Glenn Min 5 49 9.8 23 0
1992 A. McMillian Min 8 157 19.6 51t 2
1991 J. Browner Min 5 97 19.4 45 0
1990 J. Browner Min 7 103 14.7 31 1
1989 J. Browner Min 5 70 14.0 34 0
1988 C. Lee Min 8 118 14.8 58t 2
1987 J. Browner Min 6 67 11.2 23 0
1986 I. Holt Min 8 54 6.8 27 0
1985 J. Turner Min 5 62 12.4 25 0
1984 R. Bess Min 3 7 2.3 7 0
1983 J. Turner Min 6 37 6.2 14 0
  J. Swain Min 6 12 2.0 11 0
1982 W. Teal Min 4 15 3.8 13 0
1981 W. Teal Min 4 23 5.8 15 0
  T. Hannon Min 4 28 7.0 28 0
1980 J. Turner Min 6 22 3.7 13 0
1979 N. Wright Min 4 44 11.0 32 0
  T. Hannon Min 4 85 21.2 52 0
1978 B. Bryant Min 7 69 9.9 23 0
1977 B. Bryant Min 4 44 11.0 41 0
1976 N. Wright Min 7 47 6.7 21 0
1975 P. Krause Min 10 201 20.1 81 0
1974 N. Wright Min 6 91 15.2 44 0
1973 B. Bryant Min 7 105 15.0 46t 1
1972 P. Krause Min 6 109 18.2 35 1
1971 C. West Min 7 236 33.7 89 0
1970 E. Sharockman Min 7 132 18.9 43 1
1969 B. Bryant Min 8 97 12.1 56 0
1968 P. Krause Min 7 82 11.7 29 0
1967 E. Mackbee Min 5 98 19.6 40 1
1966 D. Hackbart Min 5 73 14.6 41t 1
1965 E. Sharockman Min 6 118 19.7 40t 1
1964 G. Rose Min 6 48 8.0 32t 1
1963 E. Sharockman Min 5 93 18.6 47t 1
1962 E. Sharockman Min 6 92 15.3 32 0
1961 R. Hawkins Min 5 70 14.0 34 0