New Orleans Saints Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Average

The following are the New Orleans Saints single season defensive leaders ranked by interception return average. Included are player stats for the New Orleans Saints (NFL) from 1967-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Darren Sharper is the New Orleans Saints single season leader in interception return average with 41.78.

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

Leaders based on 4 interceptions

      Interceptions
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  D. Sharper 2009 NO 9 376 41.8 99t 3
  G. Atkins 1991 NO 5 198 39.6 79 0
  J. Merlo 1976 NO 4 142 35.5 83t 2
  S. Knight 1998 NO 6 171 28.5 91t 2
  T. Myers 1978 NO 6 167 27.8 97t 1
  D. Howell 1971 NO 5 120 24.0 60 0
  D. Wyatt 1971 NO 4 84 21.0 55t 1
  J. Poe 1983 NO 7 146 20.9 31t 1
  M. Spencer 1978 NO 4 83 20.8 37 0
  T. Hoage 1985 NO 4 79 19.8 52t 1
  T. Myers 1980 NO 5 96 19.2 48 0
  T. Drakeford 1998 NO 4 76 19.0 32t 1
  S. Knight 2001 NO 6 114 19.0 40 0
  T. Myers 1979 NO 7 127 18.1 52t 1
  T. Porter 2009 NO 4 72 18.0 54t 1
  D. Whitsell 1967 NO 10 178 17.8 41t 2
  M. Lattimore 2017 NO 5 85 17.0 33 1
  J. David 2008 NO 5 83 16.6 42 0
  T. Myers 1975 NO 5 83 16.6 29 0
  B. Lee 1972 NO 4 65 16.2 32 0
  F. Thomas 2002 NO 5 80 16.0 43 0
  H. Hollas 1970 NO 5 79 15.8 29 0
  D. Waymer 1987 NO 5 78 15.6 35 0
  P. Hughes 1979 NO 4 62 15.5 40 0
  T. Cook 1992 NO 6 90 15.0 48t 1
  S. Knight 1997 NO 5 75 15.0 39 0
  M. Williams 2019 NO 4 56 14.0 55t 1
  S. Knight 2000 NO 5 68 13.6 37t 2
  R. Sutton 1987 NO 5 68 13.6 26 0
  D. Waymer 1981 NO 4 54 13.5 31 0
  E. Felton 1979 NO 4 53 13.2 53 0
  E. Jackson 1974 NO 4 53 13.2 28 0
  R. Brown 1978 NO 4 50 12.5 19 0
  F. Thomas 2003 NO 4 47 11.8 20 0
  D. Wyatt 1970 NO 4 45 11.2 25 0
  H. Hollas 1971 NO 5 56 11.2 25 0
  D. Waymer 1989 NO 6 66 11.0 42 0
  G. Atkins 1988 NO 4 42 10.5 40 0
  J. Poe 1986 NO 4 42 10.5 30 0
  J. Burkett 1970 NO 4 36 9.0 16 0
  V. Glenn 1991 NO 4 35 8.8 18 0
  K. Lewis 2013 NO 4 34 8.5 20 0
  D. Waymer 1985 NO 6 49 8.2 28 0
  M. Mack 1987 NO 4 32 8.0 26 0
  P. Robinson 2011 NO 4 31 7.8 25 0
  D. Whitsell 1968 NO 6 44 7.3 32 0
  S. Knight 2002 NO 5 36 7.2 17 0
  T. Schmidt 1974 NO 4 27 6.8 24t 1
  D. Waymer 1986 NO 9 48 5.3 17 0
  R. Massey 1989 NO 5 26 5.2 22 0