NFL Year-by-Year Interception Return Yards Leaders

For some seasons (1960-1969 & 1947-1950) leaders for both leagues are shown.

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Leaders

Leaders Table
Year Player Yds Tm
2015Marcus Peters (22)280KAN
2014Tashaun Gipson (24)158CLE
2013Sean Lee (27)174DAL
2012Stevie Brown (25)307NYG
2011Chris Houston (26)225DET
2010Ed Reed (31)183BAL
2009Darren Sharper (33)376NOR
2008Nick Collins (25)295GNB
2007Antrel Rolle (24)231ARI
2006Champ Bailey (28)162DEN
2005Darren Sharper (29)276MIN
2004Ed Reed (25)358BAL
2003Brian Williams (24)205MIN
2003Travis Fisher (23)205STL
2002Darren Sharper (26)233GNB
2001Brock Marion (31)227MIA
2000Chris McAlister (23)165BAL
1999Aaron Beasley (26)200JAX
1998Jimmy Hitchcock (27)242MIN
1997Mark McMillian (27)274KAN
1996Terrell Buckley (25)164MIA
1995Willie Clay (25)173DET
1994Deion Sanders (27)303SFO
1993Eric Allen (27)201PHI
1992Henry Jones (24)263BUF
1991Gene Atkins (26)198NOR
1990Wayne Haddix (25)231TAM
1989Eddie Anderson (26)233RAI
1988Mark Kelso (25)180BUF
1987Vencie Glenn (22)166SDG
1986Lloyd Burruss (28)193KAN
1985Fred Marion (26)189NWE
1984Mike Haynes (31)220RAI
1983Eric Wright (24)164SFO
1982James Davis (25)107RAI
1981Dwight Hicks (25)239SFO
1980Lester Hayes (25)273OAK
1979Mike Reinfeldt (26)205HOU
1978Thom Darden (28)200CLE
1977Gary Barbaro (23)165KAN
1976Levi Johnson (25)206DET
1975Paul Krause (33)201MIN
1974Emmitt Thomas (31)214KAN
1973Dick Jauron (22)208DET
1972Jim Kearney (29)192KAN
1971Bill Bradley (24)248PHI
1970Dick Anderson (24)191MIA
1969Herb Adderley (30)169GNB
1969Johnny Robinson (31)158KAN
1968Dick Anderson (22)230MIA
1968Ben Davis (22)162CLE
1967Miller Farr (24)264HOU
1967Lem Barney (21)232DET
1966Jimmy Warren (27)198MIA
1966Joe Scarpati (23)182PHI
1965Herb Adderley (26)175GNB
1965W.K. Hicks (23)156HOU
1964Dave Grayson (25)187KAN
1964Bobby Boyd (26)185BAL
1963Bob Suci (24)277BOS
1963Dick Lynch (27)251NYG
1962Richie Petitbon (24)212CHI
1962Fred Williamson (25)151OAK
1961Charlie McNeil (25)349SDG
1961Erich Barnes (26)195NYG
1960Bernie Parrish (24)238CLE
1960Dave Webster (23)156DTX
1959Gary Lowe (25)130DET
1958Andy Nelson (25)199BAL
1957Milt Davis (28)219BAL
1956Bobby Dillon (26)244GNB
1955Bibbles Bawel (24)168PHI
1954Night Train Lane (26)181CRD
1953Jack Christiansen (24)238DET
1952Night Train Lane (24)298RAM
1951Otto Schnellbacher (28)194NYG
1950Woodley Lewis (25)275RAM
1949Don Doll (23)301DET
1949Jim Cason (22)152SFO
1948Dan Sandifer (21)258WAS
1948Otto Schnellbacher (25)239NYY
1947Frank Reagan (28)203NYG
1947Ned Mathews (29)149SFO
1946Bill Dudley (24)242PIT
1946Walt Williams (27)148CHR
1945Charley Brock (29)122GNB
1944Howie Livingston (22)172NYG
1943Don Hutson (30)197GNB
1942Merl Condit (25)117BKN
1941Ward Cuff (29)152NYG
1940Ace Parker (28)146BKN