New York Jets Yearly Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Yards

The following are the New York Jets yearly defensive leaders ranked by interception return yards. Included are player stats for the New York Jets (NFL) from 1970-2020, 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.

      Interceptions
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 J. Adams NYJ 1 61 61.0 61t 1
2018 M. Maye NYJ 1 104 104.0 104 0
2017 J. Burris NYJ 1 48 48.0 48 0
2016 D. Skrine NYJ 1 51 51.0 51 0
  D. Revis NYJ 1 51 51.0 51 0
2015 D. Revis NYJ 5 48 9.6 24 0
2014 D. Walls NYJ 2 25 12.5 25 0
2013 E. Reed NYJ 3 49 16.3 25 0
2012 A. Cromartie NYJ 3 53 17.7 40t 1
2011 D. Revis NYJ 4 184 46.0 100 1
2010 D. Lowery NYJ 3 87 29.0 41 2
2009 D. Revis NYJ 6 121 20.2 67t 1
2008 A. Elam NYJ 1 92 92.0 92t 1
2007 K. Rhodes NYJ 5 76 15.2 36 0
2006 K. Rhodes NYJ 4 46 11.5 25 0
2005 T. Law NYJ 10 195 19.5 74t 1
2004 D. Abraham NYJ 2 66 33.0 66t 1
2003 A. Beasley NYJ 3 64 21.3 39 0
2002 S. Garnes NYJ 2 65 32.5 65 0
2001 J. Farrior NYJ 2 84 42.0 47 0
2000 V. Green NYJ 6 144 24.0 43 1
1999 M. Coleman NYJ 6 165 27.5 98t 1
1998 V. Green NYJ 4 99 24.8 87 0
1997 O. Smith NYJ 6 158 26.3 51t 3
1996 A. Glenn NYJ 4 113 28.2 100 2
1995 O. Smith NYJ 6 101 16.8 49t 1
1994 M. Turner NYJ 5 155 31.0 90t 1
1993 B. Washington NYJ 6 128 21.3 62t 1
1992 M. Brim NYJ 6 139 23.2 77t 1
1991 E. McMillan NYJ 3 168 56.0 83t 2
1990 E. McMillan NYJ 5 92 18.4 25 0
1989 E. McMillan NYJ 6 180 30.0 92t 1
1988 E. McMillan NYJ 8 168 21.0 55t 2
1987 G. Radachowsky NYJ 2 45 22.5 45 0
1986 L. Lyles NYJ 5 36 7.2 22 0
  J. Lynn NYJ 5 36 7.2 26 0
1985 L. Mehl NYJ 3 33 11.0 18 0
1984 D. Ray NYJ 2 54 27.0 28 0
1983 J. Holmes NYJ 3 107 35.7 43t 1
1982 D. Ray NYJ 3 91 30.3 44 0
1981 D. Ray NYJ 7 227 32.4 64t 2
1980 D. Ray NYJ 6 132 22.0 71t 1
1979 B. Jackson NYJ 4 63 15.8 58t 1
1978 B. Owens NYJ 5 156 31.2 49 1
1977 G. Buttle NYJ 2 54 27.0 44t 1
1976 R. Sowells NYJ 2 46 23.0 27 0
1975 J. Ebersole NYJ 2 21 10.5 18 0
1974 R. Baker NYJ 2 87 43.5 67t 1
1973 D. Howell NYJ 4 76 19.0 41 0
1972 S. Tannen NYJ 7 125 17.9 32 0
1971 W. Hicks NYJ 4 46 11.5 26 0
1970 W. Hicks NYJ 8 99 12.4 35 0
1969 J. Dockery NYJ 5 98 19.6 35 0
1968 R. Beverly NYJ 4 127 31.8 68t 1
1967 L. Grantham NYJ 5 77 15.4 36 0
1966 B. Baird NYJ 5 76 15.2 39t 1
1965 D. Paulson NYJ 7 72 10.3 22 0
1964 D. Paulson NYJ 12 157 13.1 42 1
1963 D. Paulson NYJ 6 114 19.0 47 0
1962 W. Fontes NYT 4 145 36.2 83t 1
1961 D. Felt NYT 4 88 22.0 55t 1
1960 R. Donnahoo NYT 5 89 17.8 39 0