New Orleans Saints Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Yards

The following are the New Orleans Saints career defensive leaders ranked by interception return yards. Included are player stats for the New Orleans Saints (NFL) from 1967-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Tom Myers is the New Orleans Saints career leader in interception return yards with 621.

Players active with the New Orleans Saints during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. T. Myers 136 36 621 17.2 97t 2
2. S. Knight 94 28 464 16.6 91t 4
3. D. Waymer 149 37 395 10.7 44 0
4. D. Sharper 22 9 376 41.8 99t 3
5. G. Atkins 107 21 324 15.4 79 0
6. T. Cook 101 16 280 17.5 63t 2
7. M. McKenzie 68 13 267 20.5 75t 2
  J. Poe 100 17 267 15.7 40t 2
9. D. Whitsell 42 19 236 12.4 41t 2
10. J. Merlo 88 8 224 28.0 83t 3
11. M. Jenkins 71 6 209 34.8 96t 2
12. B. Maxie 118 15 206 13.7 50t 3
13. E. Jackson 71 15 187 12.5 46 0
14. M. Williams 46 10 168 16.8 78 1
15. J. Greer 63 9 164 18.2 48t 2
16. D. Howell 37 9 154 17.1 60 0
17. B. Burris 40 4 153 38.2 94t 1
18. H. Hollas 39 11 149 13.5 29 0
19. K. Vaccaro 68 8 145 18.1 45 0
20. R. Jones 41 6 144 24.0 71t 1
21. F. Thomas 109 13 140 10.8 43 0
  F. Weary 56 6 140 23.3 63t 1
23. F. Wattelet 91 12 135 11.2 35t 1
24. P. Robinson 72 9 132 14.7 99t 1
25. D. Wyatt 40 8 129 16.1 55t 1
26. R. Kelly 60 4 125 31.2 79t 1
27. A. Ambrose 41 12 124 10.3 73t 1
28. D. Winston 43 7 117 16.7 47t 2
29. B. Lee 65 9 110 12.2 32 0
30. R. Gary 62 7 109 15.6 26 0
31. R. Harper 124 7 105 15.0 41 1
32. J. David 27 8 104 13.0 42 0
33. R. Sutton 26 8 100 12.5 34 0
34. V. Jakes 40 8 99 12.4 39 0
35. C. Crist 36 8 95 11.9 42 0
  T. Porter 43 7 95 13.6 54t 1
37. J. Bullocks 62 6 94 15.7 51 0
  M. Spencer 49 5 94 18.8 37 0
39. J. Burkett 28 7 93 13.3 23 0
40. V. Buck 84 10 91 9.1 34t 1
41. E. Allen 48 5 88 17.6 33 0
42. B. Johnson 40 3 87 29.0 70t 1
43. D. Smith 64 5 86 17.2 41t 1
44. M. Lattimore 43 8 85 10.6 33 1
45. J. Craft 64 6 84 14.0 39 0
46. R. Brown 43 7 83 11.9 29 0
  D. Howard 81 2 83 41.5 46 0
48. J. Kovach 83 4 82 20.5 53 0
49. J. Bellamy 81 9 79 8.8 21 0
  T. Hoage 30 4 79 19.8 52t 1