New England Patriots Yearly Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Touchdowns

The following are the New England Patriots yearly defensive leaders ranked by interception return touchdowns. 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.

      Interceptions
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 S. Gilmore NE 6 126 21.0 64t 2
2018 D. McCourty NE 1 84 84.0 84t 1
2013 L. Ryan NE 5 82 16.4 79t 1
  T. Wilson NE 1 74 74.0 74t 1
2012 A. Dennard NE 3 95 31.7 87t 1
  A. Talib NE 1 59 59.0 59t 1
2011 S. Moore NE 2 26 13.0 21t 1
  R. Ninkovich NE 2 30 15.0 18 1
2010 K. Arrington NE 1 36 36.0 36t 1
  P. Chung NE 3 96 32.0 51t 1
  G. Guyton NE 2 72 36.0 59t 1
  J. Sanders NE 3 60 20.0 32t 1
2009 L. Bodden NE 5 60 12.0 53t 1
  D. Butler NE 3 91 30.3 91t 1
  B. Meriweather NE 5 149 29.8 56 1
2007 A. Samuel NE 6 89 14.8 42 1
  A. Thomas NE 1 65 65.0 65t 1
  E. Wilson NE 1 5 5.0 5t 1
2005 J. Sanders NE 1 39 39.0 39t 1
  M. Vrabel NE 2 23 11.5 24t 1
2004 A. Samuel NE 1 34 34.0 34t 1
2003 T. Bruschi NE 3 26 8.7 18t 2
2002 T. Bruschi NE 2 75 37.5 48t 2
2001 T. Law NE 3 91 30.3 46t 2
  O. Smith NE 5 181 36.2 78t 2
1999 A. Katzenmoyer NE 1 57 57.0 57t 1
  T. Law NE 2 20 10.0 27t 1
1998 T. Law NE 9 133 14.8 59t 1
  L. Milloy NE 6 54 9.0 30t 1
  H. Thomas NE 1 24 24.0 24t 1
1997 W. Clay NE 6 109 18.2 53t 1
  J. Hitchcock NE 2 104 52.0 100 1
  C. Slade NE 1 1 1.0 1t 1
  L. Whigham NE 2 60 30.0 60t 1
1996 T. Law NE 3 45 15.0 38t 1
  W. McGinest NE 1 46 46.0 46t 1
1994 R. Reynolds NE 1 11 11.0 11t 1
1992 V. Brown NE 1 49 49.0 49t 1
  D. Pool NE 2 54 27.0 41t 1
  C. Singleton NE 1 82 82.0 82t 1
1989 M. Hurst NE 5 31 6.2 16t 1
1987 R. Lippett NE 3 103 34.3 45t 2
1986 F. Marion NE 2 56 28.0 37t 1
1985 R. Clayborn NE 6 80 13.3 38 1
1983 C. Weishuhn NE 0 27 0.0 27t 1
1982 R. Sanford NE 2 105 52.5 99t 1
1980 R. Shoate NE 3 50 16.7 42t 1
1979 M. Hawkins NE 2 35 17.5 35t 1
1978 M. Haynes NE 6 123 20.5 50 1
1976 P. McCray NE 5 182 36.4 63t 2
1975 B. Howard NE 3 52 17.3 44t 1
1974 B. Geddes NE 2 32 16.0 29t 1
  D. Sanders NE 5 57 11.4 23t 1
1971 L. Carwell NE 5 72 14.4 53t 1
  J. Outlaw NE 3 89 29.7 60t 1
1969 J. Charles Bos 4 46 11.5 25t 1
1968 M. Witt Bos 1 4 4.0 4t 1
1967 J. Charles Bos 1 35 35.0 35t 1
  J. Cunningham Bos 1 54 54.0 54t 1
1964 R. O'Hanley Bos 3 120 40.0 47t 1
1963 B. Suci Bos 7 277 39.6 98t 2
1962 T. Addison Bos 5 42 8.4 16 1
  F. Bruney Bos 3 70 23.3 33t 1
  R. Hall Bos 3 94 31.3 47t 1
1961 D. Webb Bos 5 153 30.6 59 2