NFL Interception Return Yards Year-by-Year Playoffs Leaders

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

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Leaders Table
Year Player Yds Tm
2017Marcus Peters (24)28KAN
2016Robert Alford (27)82ATL
2015Patrick Peterson (25)72ARI
2014Kam Chancellor (26)90SEA
2013Malcolm Smith (24)69SEA
2012Sam Shields (24)52GNB
2011Dashon Goldson (26)41SFO
2010Tramon Williams (27)79GNB
2009Tracy Porter (23)100NOR
2008James Harrison (30)100PIT
2007Marcus Trufant (26)78SEA
2006Asante Samuel (25)75NWE
2005Champ Bailey (27)100DEN
2004Reggie Tongue (31)108NYJ
2003Will Demps (23)56BAL
2002Ronde Barber (27)117TAM
2001Damon Moore (24)77PHI
2000Tory James (27)98OAK
1999Brock Marion (29)31MIA
1998Darrien Gordon (27)156DEN
1997Eugene Robinson (34)75GNB
1996Eugene Daniel (35)59IND
1995Larry Brown (25)105DAL
1994Eric Davis (26)44SFO
1993George Teague (22)101GNB
1992Bubba McDowell (25)58HOU
1991Kurt Gouveia (26)67WAS
1990Michael Carter (29)61SFO
1989Ronnie Lott+ (30)72SFO
1988Mark Kelso (25)53BUF
1987Mark Haynes (28)57DEN
1986Mike Richardson (25)43CHI
1985Fred Marion (26)69NWE
1984John Harris (28)45SEA
1983LeRoy Irvin (25)94RAM
1982Darrol Ray (24)98NYJ
1981Dennis Thurman (25)50DAL
1980Lester Hayes (25)45OAK
1979Vernon Perry (25)75HOU
1978Thomas Henderson (25)68DAL
1977Bruce Laird (27)61BAL
1976Willie Brown+ (35)75OAK
1975Bill Simpson (23)120RAM
1974Isiah Robertson (25)59RAM
1973Bobby Bryant (29)63MIN
1972Jake Scott (27)63MIA
1971Chuck Howley (35)67DAL
1970Willie Brown+ (29)50OAK
1969Walt Sumner (22)88CLE
1968George Atkinson (21)32OAK
1967Herb Adderley+ (28)75GNB
1966Johnny Robinson (27)72KAN
1965Butch Byrd (23)24BUF
1964Don Shinnick (29)14BAL
1963Larry Morris (29)61CHI
1962Johnny Robinson (23)50DTX
1961Bud Whitehead (22)45SDG
1960Bobby Gordon (24)27HOU
1959Johnny Sample (23)66BAL
1958Vince Costello (26)22CLE
1957Terry Barr (22)19DET
1956Jimmy Patton (22)28NYG
1955Don Paul (29)65CLE
1954Len Ford+ (28)45CLE
1953Jim David (25)36DET
1952Norb Hecker (25)20RAM
1951Marvin Johnson (24)35RAM
1950Ken Gorgal (21)33CLE
1949Warren Lahr (26)52CLE
1948Lou Saban (26)39CLE
1947Buster Ramsey (27)41CRD
1946Dante Magnani (29)49CHI
1945Pat West (22)19RAM
1944Joe Laws (33)19GNB
1943Sammy Baugh+ (29)48WAS
1942Wilbur Moore (26)14WAS
1941Norm Standlee (22)11CHI
1940George McAfee+ (22)34CHI
1939Ward Cuff (27)17NYG
1937Jack Manders (28)27CHI
1936Ernie Pinckert (29)17BOS
1935Buddy Parker (21)33DET
1934Gene Ronzani (25)16CHI
1933Max Krause (24)13NYG
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