Most Interceptions Thrown In A Season Or Single Game

on Tuesday, December 29, 2009

NFL Records - Most Interceptions Thrown In A Season Or Single Game
A collection of NFL records for interception stats and data. Also includes passes and who made the most number of passes that was intercepted.

From Wikipedia NFL Records:


Interceptions Thrown

* Most Consecutive Passes, None Intercepted, 308, Bernie Kosar, 1990-91
* Most Passes Intercepted, Career, 316, Brett Favre, 1991-Present
* Most Passes Intercepted, Season, 42, George Blanda, 1962
* Most Passes Intercepted, Game, 8, Jim Hardy, September 24, 1950
* Most attempts with no interceptions, Game 70 Drew Bledsoe November 13, 1994

Lowest percentage. Passes Had Intercepted

* Most seasons led league lowest pct. not intercepted 5 Sammy Baugh 1940 1942 1944-1945 1947
* Lowest pct. passes had intercepted career 2.09 Donovan McNabb 1999-2008
* Lowest pct. passes had intercepted season 0.41 Damon Huard 2006
* Lowest pct. passes had intercepted rookie season 1.98 Charlie Batch 1998 2002

Interceptions

* Most Seasons Leading League, 3, Everson Walls , 1981-82, 1985
* Most Interceptions in a Career, 81, Paul Krause, Washington, 1964-67; Minnesota, 1968-1979
* Most Interceptions in a Season, 14, Dick "Night Train" Lane, Los Angeles Rams, 1952
* Most Interceptions in a Season by a Rookie, 14, Dick "Night Train" Lane, Los Angeles Rams, 1952
* Most Interceptions Recovered in a Game, 4, 18 players (most recent, Deltha O'Neal, Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs, October 7, 2001)
* Most Consecutive Games with an Interception, 8, Tom Morrow, 1962-63

Interception Yards

* Most Seasons Leading League 2, Dick "Night Train" Lane, 1952, 1954; Herb Adderley, 1965, 1969; Dick Anderson, 1968, 1970; Darren Sharper, 2002, 2005
* Most Career Yards Returned After an Interception, 1,483, Rod Woodson, 1987-2003
* Most Interception Yards Returned in a Season, 358, Ed Reed, Baltimore Ravens, 2004
* Most Interception Yards Returned in a Season by a Rookie, 301, Don Doll, Detroit Lions, 1949
* Most Interceptions Yards Gained in a Game, 177, Charlie McNeil, San Diego Chargers vs. Houston Oilers, Sept 24, 1961
* Longest Interception Return, 107 (Changed from 108 after further review), Ed Reed, Baltimore Ravens vs. Philadelphia Eagles, Nov 23, 2008

Interception Return Touchdowns

* Most Career Interceptions Returned for Touchdowns, 12, Rod Woodson, 1987-2003
* Most Interceptions Returned for Touchdowns in a Season, 4, Ken Houston, Houston Oilers, 1971; Jim Kearney, Kansas City Chiefs, 1972; Eric Allen, Philadelphia Eagles, 1993
* Most interceptions returned for touchdowns in a rookie season 3 Lem Barney 1967, Ronnie Lott 1981
* Most Interceptions Returned for Touchdowns in a Game, 2, 24 Players (most recent, Antrel Rolle, Arizona Cardinals at Cincinnati Bengals, Nov 18, 2007)

NFL Record: Most Interceptions Thrown in a Single Season

Here are the quarterbacks who have thrown more interceptions in a single NFL season than any other:

1. George Blanda, 42
2. Vinny Testaverde, 35
3. Frank Tripucka, 34

NFL record for most interceptions thrown in a single season by a quarterback
Most Interceptions Thrown, Season: 42: George Blanda (Houston Oilers 1962)

Most interceptions thrown in a game by a single quarter back
Jim Hardy of the Cardinals holds the single game record for interceptions with 8. He accomplished the feat in a game in 1950.

Who has thrown the most interceptions in the NFL?

The all time leader in interceptions thrown is Brett Favre who, through 9 games of the 2007 season, has thrown 281 career interceptions.

Brett Favre has 279 in his career.

Brett Farve ended his career with 310.

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