New York Jets Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Yards

The following are the New York Jets single season defensive leaders ranked by interception return yards. Included are player stats for the New York Jets (NFL) from 1970-2019, the New York Jets (AFL) from 1963-1969 and the New York Titans (AFL) from 1960-1962. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Darrol Ray is the New York Jets single season leader in interception return yards with 227.

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

      Interceptions
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  D. Ray 1981 NYJ 7 227 32.4 64t 2
  T. Law 2005 NYJ 10 195 19.5 74t 1
  D. Revis 2011 NYJ 4 184 46.0 100 1
  E. McMillan 1989 NYJ 6 180 30.0 92t 1
  E. McMillan 1988 NYJ 8 168 21.0 55t 2
  E. McMillan 1991 NYJ 3 168 56.0 83t 2
  M. Coleman 1999 NYJ 6 165 27.5 98t 1
  O. Smith 1997 NYJ 6 158 26.3 51t 3
  D. Paulson 1964 NYJ 12 157 13.1 42 1
  B. Owens 1978 NYJ 5 156 31.2 49 1
  M. Turner 1994 NYJ 5 155 31.0 90t 1
  W. Fontes 1962 NYT 4 145 36.2 83t 1
  V. Green 2000 NYJ 6 144 24.0 43 1
  M. Brim 1992 NYJ 6 139 23.2 77t 1
  D. Ray 1980 NYJ 6 132 22.0 71t 1
  B. Baird 1964 NYJ 8 130 16.2 54t 1
  B. Washington 1993 NYJ 6 128 21.3 62t 1
  R. Beverly 1968 NYJ 4 127 31.8 68t 1
  S. Tannen 1972 NYJ 7 125 17.9 32 0
  L. Riley 1962 NYT 11 122 11.1 30 0
  D. Revis 2009 NYJ 6 121 20.2 67t 1
  D. Paulson 1963 NYJ 6 114 19.0 47 0
  A. Glenn 1996 NYJ 4 113 28.2 100 2
  J. Holmes 1983 NYJ 3 107 35.7 43t 1
  M. Lewis 1994 NYJ 4 106 26.5 67t 2
  A. Cromartie 2011 NYJ 4 105 26.2 42 0
  M. Maye 2018 NYJ 1 104 104.0 104 0
  O. Smith 1995 NYJ 6 101 16.8 49t 1
  V. Green 1998 NYJ 4 99 24.8 87 0
  W. Hicks 1970 NYJ 8 99 12.4 35 0
  J. Dockery 1969 NYJ 5 98 19.6 35 0
  O. Stoutmire 1999 NYJ 2 97 48.5 67t 1
  J. Hudson 1968 NYJ 5 96 19.2 45 0
  A. Elam 2008 NYJ 1 92 92.0 92t 1
  V. Green 1999 NYJ 5 92 18.4 32 0
  E. McMillan 1990 NYJ 5 92 18.4 25 0
  D. Ray 1982 NYJ 3 91 30.3 44 0
  K. Schroy 1980 NYJ 8 91 11.4 82t 1
  J. Hasty 1994 NYJ 5 90 18.0 40 0
  R. Donnahoo 1960 NYT 5 89 17.8 39 0
  L. Grantham 1963 NYJ 3 89 29.7 41 0
  V. Green 1997 NYJ 3 89 29.7 39 0
  D. Felt 1961 NYT 4 88 22.0 55t 1
  J. Sample 1968 NYJ 7 88 12.6 39 1
  R. Baker 1974 NYJ 2 87 43.5 67t 1
  D. Lowery 2010 NYJ 3 87 29.0 41 2
  J. Farrior 2001 NYJ 2 84 42.0 47 0
  B. Jackson 1982 NYJ 5 84 16.8 77t 1
  A. Glenn 2001 NYJ 5 82 16.4 60t 1
  D. Lee 2018 NYJ 3 82 27.3 36t 1