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Leaders Table
Rank Player Yds Years Tm
1Ed Reed1,5902002-20133TM
2Rod Woodson+1,4831987-20034TM
3Darren Sharper1,4121997-20103TM
4Deion Sanders+1,3311989-20055TM
5Emlen Tunnell+1,2821948-19612TM
6Night Train Lane+1,2071952-19653TM
7Paul Krause+1,1851964-19792TM
8Lem Barney+1,0771967-1977det
9Herb Adderley+1,0461961-19722TM
10Bobby Boyd9941960-1968clt
11Bobby Dillon9761952-1959gnb
12Charles Woodson9661998-20152TM
13Glen Edwards9611971-19812TM
14Pat Fischer9411961-19772TM
15Emmitt Thomas+9371966-1978kan
16Dave Grayson9331961-19702TM
17Ronde Barber9231997-2012tam
18Ken Houston+8981967-19802TM
19Erich Barnes8531958-19713TM
20DeAngelo Hall8382004-20163TM
21Ty Law8281995-20094TM
22Jack Butler+8271951-1959pit
Ray Buchanan8271993-20043TM
24Eric Allen8261988-20013TM
25Thom Darden8201972-1981cle
26Aeneas Williams+8071991-20042TM
27Ed Sharockman8041961-1972min
28Richie Petitbon8011959-19723TM
29Larry Wilson+8001960-1972crd
30Terrell Buckley7931992-20056TM
31Dick Anderson7921968-1977mia
32Yale Lary+7871952-1964det
33Bill Thompson7841969-1981den
34Gary Barbaro7711976-1982kan
35Eugene Robinson7621985-20004TM
Dick LeBeau+7621959-1972det
37Bobby Hunt7551962-19692TM
38Bobby Bryant7491968-1980min
39Bob Smith7481948-19544TM
40Johnny Robinson7411960-1971kan
41Jack Tatum7361971-19802TM
Mel Blount+7361970-1983pit
43Ronnie Lott+7301981-19943TM
44Asante Samuel7282003-20133TM
45Jack Christiansen+7171951-1958det
46Frank Reagan7141941-19512TM
47Jimmy Patton7121955-1966nyg
48Troy Vincent7111992-20064TM
49Willie Wood+6991960-1971gnb
50Dave Brown6981975-19893TM
51Darryl Williams6911992-20012TM
52Dwayne Woodruff6891979-1990pit
53Mike Haynes+6881976-19892TM
Deron Cherry6881981-1991kan
55Brig Owens6861966-1977was
56LeRoy Irvin6761980-19902TM
57Charles Tillman6752003-20152TM
58Nolan Cromwell6711977-1987ram
59Tony Parrish6701998-20063TM
60Kermit Alexander6681963-19733TM
61Terry McDaniel6671988-19982TM
62Butch Byrd6661964-19712TM
63Sammy Knight6641997-20085TM
64Ray Ramsey6631947-19533TM
Mike Harden6631980-19902TM
66Dave Whitsell6621958-19693TM
67Rolland Lawrence6581973-1980atl
68Ray Brown6571971-19802TM
69Kevin Ross6541984-19973TM
70Dre' Bly6521999-20094TM
71Terry Kinard6491983-19902TM
72W.K. Hicks6451964-19722TM
Otis Smith6451991-20034TM
74Victor Green6431993-20033TM
75Tim McDonald6401987-19992TM
76Tony Greene6281971-1979buf
77Mel Renfro+6261964-1977dal
78Steve Foley6221976-1986den
79Darrell Green+6211983-2002was
Tom Myers6211972-1981nor
81Aqib Talib6192008-20163TM
82Don Doll6171949-19543TM
Tyrone Braxton6171987-19992TM
84Jimmy Johnson+6151961-1976sfo
85Erik McMillan6081988-19934TM
86Louis Oliver6051989-19962TM
87Dwight Hicks6021979-19862TM
88Ken Riley5961969-1983cin
89Sam Madison5951997-20082TM
90Norm Thompson5931971-19792TM
Don Paul5931950-19582TM
Cedric Brown5931976-1984tam
93Jim Norton5921960-1968oti
Dick Lynch5921958-19662TM
95Lyle Blackwood5891973-19864TM
96Jerry Norton5871954-19644TM
97Charlie Waters5841970-1981dal
98Darrol Ray5811980-1984nyj
Ross Fichtner5811960-19682TM
100Miller Farr5781965-19735TM
101Darren Perry5771992-20002TM
102Rick Volk5741967-19783TM
103Lester Hayes5721977-1986rai
104Dewayne Washington5691994-20054TM
105Antrel Rolle5652005-20153TM
106Don Burroughs5641955-19642TM
107Dennis Thurman5621978-19862TM
Warren Lahr5621949-1959cle
109John Harris5601978-19882TM
Aaron Glenn5601994-20085TM
111Louis Breeden5581978-1987cin
Ken Reaves5581966-19773TM
Otto Schnellbacher5581948-19512TM
114Bernie Parrish5571959-19662TM
Tom Janik5571963-19713TM
116Darryll Lewis5551991-20002TM
James Hasty5551988-20013TM
Raymond Clayborn5551977-19912TM
119Howie Livingston5541944-19534TM
120Rashean Mathis5532003-20152TM
121Cornell Green5521962-1974dal
122Jake Scott5511970-19782TM
Goose Gonsoulin5511960-19672TM
124Cris Dishman5501988-20004TM
125Levi Johnson5491973-1977det
Jim Nettles5491965-19722TM
127Eddie Meador5471959-1970ram
128Gill Byrd5461983-1992sdg
129Antonio Cromartie5452006-20164TM
130Vencie Glenn5441986-19955TM
131Greg Wesley5422000-2007kan
132Jimmy Hitchcock5411995-20023TM
133Kenny Easley5381981-1987sea
Will Sherman5381952-19613TM
135Dave Waymer5361980-19923TM
Bill Bradley5361969-19772TM
137Anthony Henry5332001-20093TM
LeRoy Butler5331990-2001gnb
139Eddie Anderson5311986-19972TM
140Derrick Brooks+5301995-2008tam
141Brock Marion5271993-20043TM
142Lindon Crow5181955-19643TM
143Jimmy Warren5161964-19773TM
144Bill Simpson5141974-19822TM
145Brian Dawkins5131996-20112TM
146Ashley Ambrose5121992-20044TM
147Joe Golding5111947-19512TM
148Lloyd Burruss5091981-1991kan
149Kenny Graham5081964-19703TM
Nate Clements5082001-20123TM
Adrian Wilson5082001-2012crd
152Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie5072008-20164TM
Johnathan Joseph5072006-20162TM
Nick Collins5072005-2011gnb
155Everson Walls5041981-19933TM
156Ray Lewis5031996-2012rav
157Gary Green5021977-19852TM
Charlie McNeil5021960-1964sdg
159Mike Sensibaugh5011971-19782TM
160Charles Romes4931977-19873TM
161Felix Wright4921985-19933TM
162Mike Wagner4911971-1980pit
Sammy Baugh+4911937-1952was
164Donnie Shell4901974-1987pit
165Gary Fencik4881976-1987chi
166Aaron Beasley4871996-20043TM
167Nemiah Wilson4861965-19753TM
Rosey Taylor4861961-19723TM
Chris McAlister4861999-20092TM
170Bennie McRae4851962-19712TM
171Irv Comp4831943-1949gnb
Eugene Daniel4831984-19972TM
Lowell Wagner4831946-19552TM
174Fred Williamson4791960-19673TM
Bobby Bell+4791963-1974kan
176Mike Bass4781967-19752TM
177Ron Hall4761959-19672TM
Marcus Coleman4761996-20063TM
179Jim Cason4751948-19562TM
Spider Lockhart4751965-1975nyg
181Lee Roy Jordan4721963-1976dal
Willie Brown+4721963-19782TM
183Michael Downs4701981-19892TM
184Eric Turner4691991-19993TM
Herb Rich4691950-19563TM
186Reggie Nelson4682007-20163TM
Donnie Abraham4681996-20042TM
188Joey Browner4651983-19922TM
189Champ Bailey4641999-20132TM
190Willie Williams4621965-19732TM
Lemar Parrish4621970-19823TM
Todd Lyght4621991-20022TM
Jim Kearney4621965-19763TM
194Ray Crockett4601989-20023TM
Johnny Sample4601958-19684TM
Lito Sheppard4602002-20114TM
197Bill Dudley+4591942-19533TM
198Marcus Robertson4581991-20022TM
Burgess Owens4581973-19822TM
200Fred Marion4571982-1991nwe
201Henry Jones4551991-20023TM
202Deltha O'Neal4522000-20083TM
203Russ Craft4511946-19542TM
204Woodley Lewis4501950-19603TM
205Brian Washington4491988-19963TM
Dave Robinson+4491963-19742TM
207George Atkinson4481968-19792TM
208Ken Stone4451973-19804TM
209John Rowser4441967-19763TM
Zeke Moore4441967-1977oti
211Charlie Stukes4431967-19742TM
Jesse Whittenton4431956-19642TM
213Eric Davis4421990-20024TM
214Mike Prior4401985-19983TM
Willie Lanier+4401967-1977kan
216Malcolm Jenkins4392009-20162TM
217Mario Clark4381976-19842TM
218Willie Clay4371992-19993TM
219Doug Hart4361964-1971gnb
Bruce Maher4361960-19692TM
221Joe Lavender4341973-19822TM
222Mike McKenzie4331999-20092TM
Jairus Byrd4332009-20162TM
Joe Beauchamp4331966-1975sdg
225Dick Jauron4321973-19802TM
Phillip Buchanon4322002-20115TM
227Dennis Smith4311981-1994den
228Patrick Surtain4301998-20082TM
229Shawn Springs4291997-20093TM
230Clancy Williams4281965-1972ram
Stan White4281972-19822TM
232Cortland Finnegan4262006-20154TM
233Tramon Williams4252007-20162TM
Samari Rolle4251998-20082TM
235Rod Perry4241975-19842TM
236Mike Minter4211997-2006car
Hank Gremminger4211956-19662TM
Booker Edgerson4211962-19702TM
Dave Elmendorf4211971-1979ram
Brandon Flowers4212008-20162TM
241Mike Gaechter4201962-1969dal
Ronnie Lippett4201983-1991nwe
Dan Sandifer4201948-19536TM
244Sheldon Brown4192002-20122TM
245Mike Washington4181976-1984tam
Lionel Washington4181983-19973TM
247Darrelle Revis4152007-20163TM
R.W. McQuarters4151998-20084TM
249Dick Harris4131960-1965sdg
250Neal Colzie4121975-19833TM
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