Pittsburgh Steelers Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interceptions

The following are the Pittsburgh Steelers career defensive leaders ranked by interceptions. Included are player stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) from 1945-2020, the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) from 1940-1942 and the Pittsburgh Pirates (NFL) from 1933-1939. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Mel Blount is the Pittsburgh Steelers career leader in interceptions with 57.

Players active with the Pittsburgh Steelers during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. M. Blount 200 57 736 12.9 52t 2
2. J. Butler 103 52 827 15.9 52t 4
3. D. Shell 201 51 490 9.6 67 2
4. R. Woodson 134 38 779 20.5 63t 5
5. D. Woodruff 157 37 689 18.6 78t 3
6. M. Wagner 119 36 491 13.6 65 0
7. J. Ham 162 32 218 6.8 32t 1
  D. Perry 110 32 574 17.9 42 1
  T. Polamalu 158 32 398 12.4 49 3
10. J. Lambert 146 28 243 8.7 31 0
11. G. Edwards 89 25 652 26.1 86t 2
  H. Hartley 45 25 267 10.7 41 0
13. C. Thomas 96 23 233 10.1 33 0
14. D. Townsend 182 21 190 9.0 39t 3
15. C. Scott 91 19 368 19.4 62 4
  J. Thomas 116 19 147 7.7 38 0
  D. Washington 95 19 311 16.4 78t 2
18. A. Russell 168 18 238 13.2 45t 1
  M. Woodson 67 18 250 13.9 61t 2
20. J. Rowser 47 17 282 16.6 71t 2
21. T. Everett 73 16 176 11.0 32 0
  C. Lake 154 16 161 10.1 47t 3
23. B. Alexander 63 15 170 11.3 34 0
  B. Dudley 26 15 349 23.3 80t 1
  B. Hinkle 163 15 205 13.7 57t 2
  P. Martha 75 15 165 11.0 35 0
27. D. Alban 48 14 200 14.3 46 0
  D. Derby 49 14 167 11.9 25 0
  B. Keys 85 14 76 5.4 20 0
  I. Taylor 174 14 151 10.8 51t 1
31. L. Griffin 86 13 275 21.2 65t 1
  D. Haley 49 13 102 7.8 37 1
  R. Johnson 91 13 160 12.3 34t 1
  J. Shipkey 58 13 238 18.3 58 1
35. R. Clark 111 12 119 9.9 37 0
  T. Compagno 34 12 382 31.8 82t 3
  D. Johnson 79 12 178 14.8 35 1
  L. Timmons 158 12 274 22.8 89 1
39. J. Bradshaw 62 11 238 21.6 82t 2
  L. Calland 42 11 38 3.5 21 0
  W. Daniel 75 11 174 15.8 49t 1
  W. Gay 160 11 187 17.0 52t 5
  L. Kirkland 144 11 51 4.6 23 0
  M. Merriweather 85 11 140 12.7 35t 2
  G. Tarasovic 118 11 160 14.5 37 0
  R. Woods 66 11 91 8.3 31 0
47. D. Dodrill 103 10 120 12.0 44 0
  D. Little 179 10 69 6.9 35 0
  G. Lloyd 131 10 186 18.6 52 0
  J. Porter 121 10 214 21.4 84 1