NFL Interceptions Year-by-Year Leaders

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Leaders Table
Year Player Int Tm
2019Stephon Gilmore (28)6NWE
2019Anthony Harris (28)6MIN
2019Tre'Davious White (24)6BUF
2018Kyle Fuller (26)7CHI
2018Xavien Howard (25)7MIA
2018Damontae Kazee (25)7ATL
2017Kevin Byard (24)8TEN
2017Darius Slay (26)8DET
2016Casey Hayward (26)7SDG
2015Reggie Nelson (31)8CIN
2015Marcus Peters (22)8KAN
2014Glover Quin (28)7DET
2013Richard Sherman (25)8SEA
2012Tim Jennings (28)9CHI
2011Kyle Arrington (25)7NWE
2011Eric Weddle (26)7SDG
2011Charles Woodson (34)7GNB
2010Ed Reed+ (31)8BAL
2009Jairus Byrd (22)9BUF
2009Asante Samuel (28)9PHI
2009Darren Sharper (33)9NOR
2009Charles Woodson (32)9GNB
2008Ed Reed+ (29)9BAL
2007Antonio Cromartie (23)10SDG
2006Champ Bailey+ (28)10DEN
2006Asante Samuel (25)10NWE
2005Ty Law+ (31)10NYJ
2005Deltha O'Neal (28)10CIN
2004Ed Reed+ (25)9BAL
2003Tony Parrish (27)9SFO
2003Brian Russell (25)9MIN
2002Brian Kelly (26)8TAM
2002Rod Woodson+ (37)8OAK
2001Ronde Barber (26)10TAM
2001Anthony Henry (24)10CLE
2000Darren Sharper (24)9GNB
1999Donnie Abraham (25)7TAM
1999James Hasty (34)7KAN
1999Sam Madison (25)7MIA
1999Troy Vincent (28)7PHI
1999Rod Woodson+ (34)7BAL
1998Ty Law+ (24)9NWE
1997Ryan McNeil (26)9STL
1996Tyrone Braxton (31)9DEN
1996Keith Lyle (24)9STL
1995Orlando Thomas (22)9MIN
1994Eric Turner (25)9CLE
1994Aeneas Williams+ (26)9ARI
1993Nate Odomes (28)9BUF
1993Eugene Robinson (30)9SEA
1992Henry Jones (24)8BUF
1992Audray McMillian (30)8MIN
1991Ronnie Lott+ (32)8RAI
1990Mark Carrier (22)10CHI
1989Felix Wright (30)9CLE
1988Scott Case (26)10ATL
1987Barry Wilburn (23)9WAS
1986Ronnie Lott+ (27)10SFO
1985Everson Walls (25)9DAL
1984Kenny Easley+ (25)10SEA
1983Mark Murphy (28)9WAS
1982Everson Walls (22)7DAL
1981Everson Walls (21)11DAL
1980Lester Hayes (25)13OAK
1979Mike Reinfeldt (26)12HOU
1978Thom Darden (28)10CLE
1977Lyle Blackwood (26)10BAL
1976Monte Jackson (23)10RAM
1975Mel Blount+ (27)11PIT
1974Emmitt Thomas+ (31)12KAN
1973Dick Anderson (27)8MIA
1973Mike Wagner (24)8PIT
1972Bill Bradley (25)9PHI
1971Bill Bradley (24)11PHI
1970Johnny Robinson+ (32)10KAN
1969Mel Renfro+ (27)10DAL
1969Emmitt Thomas+ (26)9KAN
1968Dave Grayson (29)10OAK
1968Willie Williams (25)10NYG
1967Lem Barney+ (21)10DET
1967Miller Farr (24)10HOU
1967Tom Janik (27)10BUF
1967Dick Westmoreland (26)10MIA
1967Dave Whitsell (31)10NOR
1966Bobby Hunt (26)10KAN
1966Johnny Robinson+ (27)10KAN
1966Larry Wilson+ (28)10STL
1965Bobby Boyd (27)9BAL
1965W.K. Hicks (23)9HOU
1964Paul Krause+ (22)12WAS
1964Dainard Paulson (27)12NYJ
1963Fred Glick (26)12HOU
1963Dick Lynch (27)9NYG
1963Rosey Taylor (26)9CHI
1962Lee Riley (30)11NYT
1962Willie Wood+ (25)9GNB
1961Billy Atkins (26)10BUF
1961Dick Lynch (25)9NYG
1960Goose Gonsoulin (22)11DEN
1960Dave Baker (23)10SFO
1960Jerry Norton (29)10STL
1959Milt Davis (30)7BAL
1959Dean Derby (24)7PIT
1959Don Shinnick (24)7BAL
1958Jimmy Patton (24)11NYG
1957Jack Butler+ (29)10PIT
1957Jack Christiansen+ (28)10DET
1957Milt Davis (28)10BAL
1956Lindon Crow (23)11CRD
1955Will Sherman (27)11RAM
1954Night Train Lane+ (26)10CRD
1953Jack Christiansen+ (24)12DET
1952Night Train Lane+ (24)14RAM
1951Otto Schnellbacher (28)11NYG
1950Spec Sanders (32)13NYY
1949Bob Nussbaumer (25)12CRD
1949Jim Cason (22)9SFO
1948Dan Sandifer (21)13WAS
1948Otto Schnellbacher (25)11NYY
1947Frank Reagan (28)10NYG
1947Frank Seno (26)10BOS
1947Tom Colella (29)6CLE
1947Len Eshmont (30)6SFO
1947Bill Kellagher (27)6CHR
1946Tom Colella (28)10CLE
1946Bill Dudley+ (24)10PIT
1945Roy Zimmerman (27)7PHI
1944Howie Livingston (22)9NYG
1943Sammy Baugh+ (29)11WAS
1942Bulldog Turner+ (23)8CHI
1941Marshall Goldberg (23)7CRD
1941Art Jones (22)7PIT
1940Don Hutson+ (27)6GNB
1940Ace Parker+ (28)6BKN
1940Kent Ryan (25)6DET