Washington Redskins Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Average

The following are the Washington Redskins single season defensive leaders ranked by interception return average. Included are player stats for the Washington Redskins (NFL) from 1937-2020, the Boston Redskins (NFL) from 1933-1936 and the Boston Braves (NFL) in 1932. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Andre Collins is the Washington Redskins single season leader in interception return average with 37.50.

Players active with the Washington Redskins during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 4 interceptions

      Interceptions
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  A. Collins 1994 Was 4 150 37.5 92t 2
  M. Bass 1973 Was 5 161 32.2 68t 1
  L. Sanders 1965 Was 4 121 30.2 42 0
  T. Carter 1995 Was 4 116 29.0 51t 1
  S. Baugh 1945 Was 4 114 28.5 74 0
  D. Hall 2009 Was 4 114 28.5 44 0
  J. Steffen 1963 Was 5 140 28.0 47t 1
  B. Edwards 1992 Was 6 157 26.2 53t 1
  B. Owens 1973 Was 5 123 24.6 27 1
  J. Shorter 1966 Was 5 123 24.6 54 0
  C. Hanburger 1972 Was 4 98 24.5 41t 1
  D. Robinson 1973 Was 4 98 24.5 39 1
  B. Owens 1966 Was 7 165 23.6 60t 1
  A. Johnson 1989 Was 4 94 23.5 59t 1
  S. Springs 2004 Was 5 117 23.4 38 0
  D. Sanders 2000 Was 4 91 22.8 32 0
  B. Owens 1970 Was 4 86 21.5 32 0
  D. Hackbart 1961 Was 6 128 21.3 48t 2
  M. Bass 1975 Was 4 85 21.2 30 0
  S. Taylor 2004 Was 4 85 21.2 45 0
  S. Baugh 1941 Was 4 83 20.8 35 0
  R. Petitbon 1971 Was 5 102 20.4 42 0
  R. Harris 1969 Was 4 81 20.2 47 0
  D. Sandifer 1948 Was 13 258 19.8 54 2
  P. Krause 1965 Was 6 118 19.7 43 0
  S. Taylor 2007 Was 5 98 19.6 48 0
  J. Williams 1952 Was 5 97 19.4 38t 1
  H. Haynes 1950 Was 4 77 19.2 40t 1
  B. Scotti 1960 Was 4 76 19.0 30 0
  K. Stone 1974 Was 5 95 19.0 31 0
  D. Green 1984 Was 5 91 18.2 50 1
  C. Jordan 1985 Was 5 88 17.6 36 0
  S. Bagarus 1946 Was 4 66 16.5 41 0
  D. Sandifer 1949 Was 5 82 16.4 59 0
  V. Dean 1984 Was 7 114 16.3 36t 2
  J. Lavender 1980 Was 6 96 16.0 51t 1
  H. Gilmer 1951 Was 5 79 15.8 30 0
  S. Springs 2007 Was 4 63 15.8 53 0
  K. Coffey 1983 Was 4 62 15.5 29 0
  D. Hall 2012 Was 4 62 15.5 27 0
  S. Baugh 1942 Was 5 77 15.4 29 0
  D. Hall 2010 Was 6 92 15.3 92t 1
  P. Fischer 1972 Was 4 61 15.2 35 0
  W. Marshall 1991 Was 5 75 15.0 54t 1
  B. Wilburn 1987 Was 9 135 15.0 100 1
  B. Owens 1974 Was 4 59 14.8 24 0
  T. Peters 1980 Was 4 59 14.8 37 0
  D. Todd 1947 Was 4 59 14.8 50 0
  A. Walton 1989 Was 4 58 14.5 29t 1
  M. Murphy 1983 Was 9 127 14.1 48 0