Pittsburgh Steelers Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Touchdowns

The following are the Pittsburgh Steelers career defensive leaders ranked by interception return touchdowns. 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. William Gay is the Pittsburgh Steelers career leader in interception return touchdowns with 5.

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

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. W. Gay 160 11 187 17.0 52t 5
  R. Woodson 134 38 779 20.5 63t 5
3. J. Butler 103 52 827 15.9 52t 4
  C. Scott 91 19 368 19.4 62 4
5. T. Compagno 34 12 382 31.8 82t 3
  C. Lake 154 16 161 10.1 47t 3
  T. Polamalu 158 32 398 12.4 49 3
  D. Townsend 182 21 190 9.0 39t 3
  D. Woodruff 157 37 689 18.6 78t 3
10. M. Blount 200 57 736 12.9 52t 2
  J. Bradshaw 62 11 238 21.6 82t 2
  T. Carter 89 6 120 20.0 48t 2
  G. Edwards 89 25 652 26.1 86t 2
  B. Hinkle 163 15 205 13.7 57t 2
  M. Merriweather 85 11 140 12.7 35t 2
  J. Rowser 47 17 282 16.6 71t 2
  D. Shell 201 51 490 9.6 67 2
  D. Washington 95 19 311 16.4 78t 2
  S. Washington 41 7 163 23.3 69t 2
  M. Woodson 67 18 250 13.9 61t 2
21. C. Allen 56 6 76 12.7 40t 1
  C. Beatty 30 4 65 16.2 30t 1
  V. Blake 46 3 112 37.3 70t 1
  B. Butler 10 3 103 34.3 71t 1
  H. Clayton 57 5 88 17.6 70t 1
  R. Craft 11 3 120 40.0 81t 1
  W. Daniel 75 11 174 15.8 49t 1
  B. Davidson 28 0 0 0.0 0 1
  T. Doyle 54 1 50 50.0 50t 1
  B. Dudley 26 15 349 23.3 80t 1
  A. Dupree 70 1 10 10.0 10t 1
  J. Farrior 154 8 141 17.6 41 1
  J. Finks 79 7 84 12.0 25t 1
  M. Fitzpatrick 14 5 130 26.0 96t 1
  K. Fox 45 1 82 82.0 82t 1
  C. Gowdy 29 3 74 24.7 45t 1
  L. Griffin 86 13 275 21.2 65t 1
  D. Haley 49 13 102 7.8 37 1
  D. Hall 60 5 35 7.0 25t 1
  J. Ham 162 32 218 6.8 32t 1
  G. Hays 35 1 1 1.0 1t 1
  C. Hinton 98 2 15 7.5 8t 1
  D. Hogan 60 7 61 8.7 21 1
  D. Johnson 79 12 178 14.8 35 1
  R. Johnson 91 13 160 12.3 34t 1
  D. Jordan 15 1 28 28.0 28t 1
  B. Keisel 156 2 95 47.5 79t 1
  M. Kottler 3 0 0 0.0 0 1
  R. May 40 5 35 7.0 25t 1
  A. Mays 13 2 35 17.5 32t 1