New England Patriots Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interceptions

The following are the New England Patriots career defensive leaders ranked by interceptions. Included are player stats for the New England Patriots (NFL) from 1971-2020, the Boston Patriots (NFL) in 1970 and the Boston Patriots (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Raymond Clayborn is the New England Patriots career leader in interceptions with 36.

Players active with the New England Patriots during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. R. Clayborn 191 36 555 15.4 85 1
  T. Law 141 36 583 16.2 65t 6
3. R. Hall 88 29 476 16.4 87 1
  R. James 145 29 383 13.2 46 0
  F. Marion 144 29 457 15.8 83 1
6. M. Haynes 90 28 393 14.0 50 1
7. M. Hurst 105 27 263 9.7 36 1
8. D. McCourty 155 26 431 16.6 84t 1
9. N. Buoniconti 91 24 223 9.3 41 0
  R. Lippett 122 24 420 17.5 73 2
11. A. Samuel 75 22 313 14.2 55t 3
12. D. Webb 134 21 366 17.4 59 2
13. L. Milloy 112 19 123 6.5 30t 1
14. R. Bolton 55 18 116 6.4 56 0
15. T. Fox 91 17 215 12.6 29 0
  D. Harmon 111 17 193 11.4 60 0
  S. Nelson 174 17 226 13.3 37 0
18. T. Addison 106 16 103 6.4 16 1
  R. Sanford 89 16 198 12.4 99t 1
20. P. McCray 81 15 352 23.5 63t 2
  R. O'Hanley 77 15 288 19.2 61 1
  C. Shonta 105 15 261 17.4 52 0
23. W. Clay 48 13 178 13.7 53t 1
  L. Ryan 64 13 167 12.8 79t 1
25. T. Bruschi 189 12 187 15.6 48t 4
  D. Felt 52 12 199 16.6 35 0
  B. Meriweather 64 12 213 17.8 56 1
28. P. Chung 141 11 171 15.5 51t 1
  M. Vrabel 125 11 73 6.6 24t 1
30. V. Brown 123 10 95 9.5 49t 1
  L. Carwell 51 10 186 18.6 53t 1
  S. Gilmore 45 10 185 18.5 64t 2
  B. Howard 41 10 90 9.0 44t 1
  L. Mitchell 28 10 50 5.0 20 0
  O. Smith 56 10 278 27.8 78t 2
  E. Wilson 62 10 74 7.4 24 1
37. K. Arrington 86 9 133 14.8 36t 1
  E. Hobbs 63 9 87 9.7 70 0
  E. Philpott 68 9 91 10.1 23 0
40. F. Bruney 40 8 125 15.6 33t 1
  M. Butler 59 8 36 4.5 21 0
  J. Collins 66 8 167 20.9 69t 1
  R. Harrison 63 8 16 2.0 12 0
  T. Hennessey 28 8 113 14.1 33 0
  J. Jackson 29 8 48 6.0 19 0
  J. Sanders 84 8 172 21.5 42 2
47. T. Buckley 30 7 126 18.0 52t 1
  J. Henderson 40 7 52 7.4 34 0
  S. Hunt 84 7 189 27.0 68t 1
  T. Poole 22 7 102 14.6 44 0