New York Giants Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Average

The following are the New York Giants single season defensive leaders ranked by interception return average. Included are player stats for the New York Giants (NFL) from 1925-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Stevie Brown is the New York Giants single season leader in interception return average with 38.38.

Players active with the New York Giants during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 4 interceptions

      Interceptions
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  S. Brown 2012 NYG 8 307 38.4 70 0
  W. Cuff 1941 NYG 4 152 38.0 43 0
  T. Kinard 1987 NYG 5 163 32.6 70t 1
  C. Lockhart 1965 NYG 4 117 29.2 39 0
  T. Wooten 1997 NYG 5 146 29.2 61t 1
  B. Petrilas 1944 NYG 5 144 28.8 67 2
  D. Lynch 1963 NYG 9 251 27.9 82t 3
  E. Barnes 1961 NYG 7 195 27.9 102 2
  H. Carr 1966 NYG 4 110 27.5 102 1
  T. Kinard 1989 NYG 5 135 27.0 58t 1
  E. Tunnell 1949 NYG 10 251 25.1 55t 2
  E. Tunnell 1950 NYG 7 167 23.9 35 0
  G. Franck 1941 NYG 4 94 23.5 45 0
  F. Liebel 1946 NYG 5 117 23.4 44 0
  B. Maher 1969 NYG 5 112 22.4 48 0
  E. Tunnell 1952 NYG 7 149 21.3 40 0
  B. Reece 1981 NYG 4 84 21.0 32 0
  W. Williams 1973 NYG 4 82 20.5 35 0
  J. Patton 1961 NYG 8 163 20.4 51t 1
  F. Reagan 1947 NYG 10 203 20.3 71 0
  T. Kinard 1985 NYG 5 100 20.0 31 0
  E. Tunnell 1953 NYG 6 117 19.5 44 0
  M. Collins 1993 NYG 4 77 19.2 50t 1
  M. Collins 1991 NYG 4 77 19.2 41 0
  H. Livingston 1944 NYG 9 172 19.1 40 1
  W. Williams 1970 NYG 6 114 19.0 52 0
  T. Jackson 1982 NYG 4 75 18.8 37 0
  P. Ellsworth 1998 NYG 5 92 18.4 43t 2
  V. Glenn 1995 NYG 5 91 18.2 75t 1
  D. Lynch 1962 NYG 5 90 18.0 27 0
  J. Patton 1962 NYG 7 125 17.9 45 0
  G. Jackson 1992 NYG 4 71 17.8 36 0
  O. Schnellbacher 1951 NYG 11 194 17.6 46t 2
  S. White 1988 NYG 4 70 17.5 39 0
  T. Thomas 2009 NYG 5 87 17.4 33 1
  H. Livingston 1947 NYG 4 69 17.2 40 0
  H. Livingston 1946 NYG 4 69 17.2 33 0
  D. Lynch 1964 NYG 4 68 17.0 37 0
  C. Riley 2018 NYG 4 67 16.8 46 1
  J. Patton 1960 NYG 6 100 16.7 34 0
  J. Patton 1958 NYG 11 183 16.6 42 0
  E. Tunnell 1948 NYG 7 116 16.6 43t 1
  T. Jackson 1978 NYG 7 115 16.4 51 1
  C. Lockhart 1968 NYG 8 130 16.2 72t 2
  F. Reagan 1948 NYG 9 145 16.1 45 0
  T. Landry 1951 NYG 8 121 15.1 55t 2
  S. Madison 2007 NYG 4 59 14.8 27 0
  E. Patterson 1985 NYG 6 88 14.7 29t 1
  E. Tunnell 1957 NYG 6 87 14.5 52t 1
  E. Tunnell 1956 NYG 6 87 14.5 23 0