Pittsburgh Steelers Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interceptions

The following are the Pittsburgh Steelers single season 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 single season leader in interceptions with 11.

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

      Interceptions
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  M. Blount 1975 Pit 11 121 11.0 47 0
  J. Butler 1957 Pit 10 85 8.5 20 0
  B. Dudley 1946 Pit 10 242 24.2 80t 1
  H. Hartley 1951 Pit 10 69 6.9 23 0
  J. Butler 1953 Pit 9 147 16.3 28 1
  J. Butler 1958 Pit 9 81 9.0 19 0
  J. Sample 1961 Pit 8 141 17.6 42 1
  C. Thomas 1963 Pit 8 122 15.2 32 0
  M. Wagner 1973 Pit 8 134 16.8 38 0
  R. Woodson 1993 Pit 8 138 17.2 63t 1
  J. Butler 1952 Pit 7 168 24.0 41 0
  L. Calland 1970 Pit 7 38 5.4 21 0
  P. Cameron 1954 Pit 7 118 16.9 33 0
  T. Compagno 1948 Pit 7 179 25.6 82t 1
  D. Derby 1959 Pit 7 127 18.1 24 0
  J. Ham 1972 Pit 7 83 11.9 32t 1
  A. Jones 1941 Pit 7 35 5.0 12 0
  D. Perry 1994 Pit 7 112 16.0 42 0
  T. Polamalu 2008 Pit 7 59 8.4 23 0
  T. Polamalu 2010 Pit 7 101 14.4 45t 1
  D. Shell 1980 Pit 7 135 19.3 67 0
  D. Shell 1984 Pit 7 61 8.7 52t 1
  C. Thomas 1962 Pit 7 48 6.9 15 0
  W. Williams 1995 Pit 7 122 17.4 63t 1
  M. Woodson 1967 Pit 7 49 7.0 24 0
  D. Alban 1959 Pit 6 119 19.8 46 0
  M. Blount 1976 Pit 6 75 12.5 28 0
  M. Blount 1981 Pit 6 106 17.7 50t 1
  M. Blount 1977 Pit 6 65 10.8 37 0
  J. Butler 1956 Pit 6 113 18.8 34 0
  T. Dungy 1978 Pit 6 95 15.8 65 0
  G. Edwards 1973 Pit 6 186 31.0 86t 1
  G. Edwards 1976 Pit 6 95 15.8 55 0
  D. Haley 1963 Pit 6 65 10.8 37 1
  H. Hartley 1949 Pit 6 63 10.5 41 0
  J. Lambert 1981 Pit 6 76 12.7 31 0
  J. Lambert 1979 Pit 6 29 4.8 23 0
  D. Moegle 1960 Pit 6 49 8.2 31 0
  D. Perry 1992 Pit 6 69 11.5 34 0
  D. Riffle 1941 Pit 6 93 15.5 29 0
  J. Rowser 1973 Pit 6 131 21.8 71t 1
  J. Shipkey 1951 Pit 6 113 18.8 58 1
  M. Wagner 1972 Pit 6 77 12.8 35 0
  M. Wagner 1980 Pit 6 27 4.5 17 0
  S. Washington 1984 Pit 6 138 23.0 69t 2
  R. Woodson 1996 Pit 6 121 20.2 43t 1
  D. Alban 1958 Pit 5 25 5.0 16 0
  J. Allen 1977 Pit 5 76 15.2 48 0
  J. Bradshaw 1965 Pit 5 117 23.4 82t 1
  J. Butler 1951 Pit 5 142 28.4 52t 1