Woodson Near Top of Interception Lists

CB Charles Woodson (Jamie Squire/Getty)

Charles Woodson is tied for 19th in NFL history, is second among active players and is tied for fourth in Green Bay history.

Here are the top 20 players in NFL history for interceptions. Nine are in the Hall of Fame, as marked by (HOF).

1. Paul Krause (HOF) — 81 (1964-1979).

2. Emlen Tunnell (HOF) — 79 (1948-1961).

3. Rod Woodson (HOF) — 71 (1987-2003).

4. Night Train Lane (HOF) — 68 (1952-1965).

5. Ken Riley — 65 (1969-1983).

6. Darren Sharper — 63 (1997-2010).

6. Ronnie Lott (HOF) — 63 (1981-1994).

8. Dick LeBeau (HOF) — 62 (1959-1972).

8. Dave Brown — 62 (1975-1989).

10. Ed Reed — 61 (2002-2012).

11. Emmitt Thomas (HOF) — 58 (1966-1978).

12. Everson Walls — 57 (1981-1993).

12. Johnny Robinson — 57 (1960-1971).

12. Eugene Robinson — 57 (1985-2000).

12. Bobby Boyd — 57 (1960-1968).

12. Mel Blount (HOF) — 57 (1970-1983).

17. Pat Fischer — 56 (1961-1977).

17. Lem Barney (HOF) — 56 (1967-1977).

19. Aeneas Williams — 55 (1991-2004).

19. Charles Woodson — 55 (1998-2012).


Here are the top 10 active players for interceptions, according to Pro-Football-Reference.com. Ages and first years in the league are in parentheses.

1. Ed Reed (33) — 61 (2002).

2. Charles Woodson (35) — 55 (1998).

3. Champ Bailey (33) — 52 (1999).

4. Asante Samuel (30) — 50 (2003).

5. Ronde Barber (36) — 47 (1997).

6. DeAngelo Hall (28) — 39 (2004).

7. Nate Clements (32) — 36 (2001).

8. Terence Newman (33) — 34 (2003).

9. Charles Tillman (30) — 33 (2003).

10. Ray Lewis (36) — 31 (1996).


Here are the Packers' career leaders in interceptons.

1. Bobby Dillion — 52 (1952-1959).

2. Willie Wood — 48 (1960-1971).

3. Herb Adderley — 39 (1961-1969).

4. LeRoy Butler — 38 (1990-2001).

4. Charles Woodson — 38 (2006-2012).

6. Darren Sharper — 36 (1997-2004).

7. Irv Comp — 34 (1943-1949).

8. Mark Lee — 31 (1980-1990).

9. Don Hutson — 30 (1935-1945).

10. Hank Gremminger — 28 (1956-1965).

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