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Career Defensive Sacks Leaders

Single-Season Defensive Sacks Leaders
Active Defensive Sacks Leaders

(age) | * - HOFer | Bold - Active

RankPlayerSKYears
1.Bruce Smith 2001985 - 2003
2.Reggie White 1981985 - 2000
3.Kevin Greene 1601985 - 1999
4.Chris Doleman 1511985 - 1999
5.Michael Strahan 141.51993 - 2007
6.Richard Dent 137.51983 - 1997
7.John Randle 136.51990 - 2003
8.Leslie O'Neal 132.51986 - 1999
Lawrence Taylor* 132.51981 - 1993
10.Rickey Jackson 1281981 - 1995
11.Derrick Thomas 126.51989 - 1999
12.Simeon Rice 1221996 - 2007
13.Clyde Simmons 121.51986 - 2000
14.Jason Taylor (35)120.51997 - 2008
15.Sean Jones 1131984 - 1996
16.Greg Townsend 109.51983 - 1997
17.Pat Swilling 107.51986 - 1998
18.Trace Armstrong 1061989 - 2003
19.Neil Smith 105.51988 - 2000
20.Kevin Carter (36)104.51995 - 2008
21.Jim Jeffcoat 102.51983 - 1997
22.Charles Haley 100.51986 - 1999
William Fuller 100.51986 - 1998
24.Andre Tippett* 1001982 - 1993
25.Simon Fletcher 97.51985 - 1995
Jacob Green 97.51980 - 1992
Dexter Manley 97.51981 - 1991
28.Warren Sapp 96.51995 - 2007
29.Robert Porcher 95.51992 - 2003
30.Steve McMichael 951980 - 1994
31.Henry Thomas 93.51987 - 2000
32.Bryant Young 89.51994 - 2007
33.Ken Harvey 891988 - 1998
34.Willie McGinest (38)861994 - 2008
35.Howie Long* 841981 - 1993
John Abraham (31)842000 - 2008
37.La'Roi Glover (35)83.51996 - 2008
Leonard Marshall 83.51983 - 1994
Trevor Pryce (34)83.51997 - 2008
40.Joey Porter (32)831999 - 2008
Charles Mann 831983 - 1994
42.Wayne Martin 82.51989 - 1999
Lee Williams 82.51984 - 1993
44.Leonard Little (35)811998 - 2008
Tim Harris 811986 - 1995
46.Jason Gildon 801994 - 2004
Hugh Douglas 801995 - 2004
Chad Brown 801993 - 2007
49.Karl Mecklenburg 791983 - 1994
50.Patrick Kerney (33)77.51999 - 2008
51.Greg Ellis (34)771998 - 2008
52.Ray Childress 76.51985 - 1996
53.Bryce Paup 751990 - 2000
54.Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila (32)74.52000 - 2008
55.Mark Gastineau 741979 - 1988
56.Mike Sinclair 73.51992 - 2002
57.Jevon Kearse (33)731999 - 2008
Rob Burnett 731990 - 2003
59.Lance Johnstone 721996 - 2006
60.Cornelius Bennett 71.51987 - 2000
61.Dwight Freeney (31)70.52002 - 2008
Julius Peppers (29)70.52002 - 2008
63.Michael McCrary 701993 - 2002
64.Clay Matthews 69.51978 - 1996
65.Aaron Schobel (32)682001 - 2008
66.Freddie Nunn 67.51985 - 1996
67.Al Baker 65.51978 - 1990
Marco Coleman 65.51992 - 2005
69.Tony Bennett 64.51990 - 1997
70.Peter Boulware 631997 - 2005
Jeff Bryant 631982 - 1993
72.Mike Cofer 62.51983 - 1992
73.Jumpy Geathers 621984 - 1996
Keith Hamilton 621992 - 2003
75.Phil Hansen 61.51991 - 2001
Shaun Ellis (32)61.52000 - 2008
77.Adewale Ogunleye (32)612001 - 2008
Michael Perry 611988 - 1997
79.Tracy Scroggins 60.51992 - 2001
Darren Howard (33)60.52000 - 2008
81.Jeff Cross 59.51988 - 1995
Alfred Williams 59.51991 - 1999
83.Keith Willis 591982 - 1993
Tony Tolbert 591989 - 1997
Phillip Daniels 591996 - 2007
Bert Berry (34)591997 - 2008
87.Rod Coleman 58.51999 - 2007
Chuck Smith 58.51992 - 2000
89.Anthony Pleasant 581990 - 2003
Keith Millard 581985 - 1993
Cortez Kennedy 581990 - 2000
92.Ed Jones 57.51974 - 1989
Anthony Smith 57.51991 - 1997
Jared Allen (27)57.52004 - 2008
95.Chad Bratzke 571994 - 2003
Dan Hampton* 571979 - 1990
97.Junior Seau (40)56.51990 - 2008
98.Bill Pickel 561983 - 1994
99.Mike Rucker 55.51999 - 2007
Ezra Johnson 55.51977 - 1991
101.Vonnie Holliday (34)551998 - 2008
Mike Vrabel (34)551997 - 2008
103.Dan Wilkinson 54.51994 - 2006
Greg Lloyd 54.51988 - 1998
105.Tony Brackens 541996 - 2003
106.Robert Mathis (28)53.52003 - 2008
Chris Slade 53.51993 - 2001
Dana Stubblefield 53.51993 - 2003
DeMarcus Ware (27)53.52005 - 2008
110.Grant Wistrom 531998 - 2006
Terrell Suggs (27)532003 - 2008
Duane Bickett 531985 - 1996
113.Greg Brown 52.51981 - 1988
Rosevelt Colvin (32)52.51999 - 2008
Andre Carter (30)52.52001 - 2008
Joe Johnson 52.51994 - 2003
Rulon Jones 52.51980 - 1988
Mo Lewis 52.51991 - 2003
Frank Warren 52.51981 - 1994
120.Randy White* 521975 - 1988
Gary Jeter 521977 - 1989
122.Seth Joyner 51.51986 - 1998
Danny Stubbs 51.51988 - 1998
Bryan Cox 51.51991 - 2002
125.Ellis Johnson 511995 - 2004
126.Aaron Kampman (30)50.52002 - 2008
Chester McGlockton 50.51992 - 2003
Doug Martin 50.51980 - 1989
Justin Smith (30)50.52001 - 2008
Curtis Greer 50.51980 - 1987
131.Duane Clemons 501996 - 2005
Kenard Lang 501997 - 2006
Adalius Thomas (32)502000 - 2008
134.Santana Dotson 491992 - 2001
135.Art Still 48.51978 - 1989
Chike Okeafor (33)48.51999 - 2008
137.Joe Nash 47.51982 - 1996
Eddie Edwards 47.51977 - 1988
Carl Hairston 47.51976 - 1990
Broderick Thomas 47.51989 - 1997
141.Derrick Burgess (31)472001 - 2008
Jeff Lageman 471989 - 1998
Raylee Johnson 471993 - 2004
144.Eric Swann 46.51991 - 2000
Gary Walker 46.51995 - 2005
146.Julian Peterson (31)462000 - 2008
George Martin 461975 - 1988
Chip Banks 461982 - 1992
Jim Flanigan 461994 - 2003
150.Renaldo Turnbull 45.51990 - 1997
Jim Wilks 45.51981 - 1993
Brent Williams 45.51986 - 1996
153.Dwaine Board 451979 - 1988
Wilber Marshall 451984 - 1995
Brady Smith 451996 - 2005
156.Keith Ferguson 44.51981 - 1990
William Gay 44.51978 - 1988
Marcellus Wiley 44.51997 - 2006
159.Shane Dronett 441992 - 2001
Eric Hicks 441998 - 2007
Sam Adams 441994 - 2007
162.Doug Betters 43.51978 - 1987
Ken Clarke 43.51978 - 1991
Monte Coleman 43.51979 - 1994
Burt Grossman 43.51989 - 1994
166.Micheal Barrow 431993 - 2005
Alonzo Spellman 431992 - 2001
Kevin Williams (29)432003 - 2008
169.Roy Barker 42.51992 - 2000
Chidi Ahanotu 42.51993 - 2004
Sean Gilbert 42.51992 - 2003
172.James Hall (32)422000 - 2008
Travis Hall 421995 - 2005
Aaron Smith (33)421999 - 2008
Chris Mims 421992 - 1999
176.Charlie Pittman 41.51970 - 1994
Charles Grant (31)41.52002 - 2008
Osi Umenuiora 41.52003 - 2007
179.Reggie Williams 411976 - 1989
Rufus Porter 411988 - 1997
Mike Merriweather 411982 - 1993
182.Marvin Washington 40.51989 - 1999
183.Donnell Thompson 401981 - 1991
Bill Maas 401984 - 1993
Jessie Armstead 401993 - 2003
Mike Bell 401979 - 1991
187.Carl Banks 39.51984 - 1995
Bruce Clark 39.51982 - 1989
Andy Harmon 39.51991 - 1997
Dennis Harrison 39.51978 - 1987
Shawne Merriman (25)39.52005 - 2008
Bill Romanowski 39.51988 - 2003
Greg Spires 39.51998 - 2007
Kyle Vanden Bosch (31)39.52001 - 2008
195.Richard Seymour (30)392001 - 2008
196.Darryl Talley 38.51983 - 1996
Shaun Phillips (28)38.52004 - 2008
Reggie Hayward (30)38.52001 - 2008
Kenny Holmes 38.51997 - 2003
Mike Wilcher 38.51983 - 1991
201.David Galloway 381982 - 1990
Fred Stokes 381987 - 1996
203.Lamar Lathon 37.51990 - 1998
Alex Brown (30)37.52002 - 2008
Marcus Washington (32)37.52000 - 2008
206.Brian Urlacher (31)372000 - 2008
William Thomas 371991 - 2001
Pierce Holt 371988 - 1995
James Jones 371991 - 2000
210.E.J. Junior 36.51981 - 1993
Will Smith (28)36.52004 - 2008
Ron Holmes 36.51985 - 1992
D'marco Farr 36.51994 - 2000
Ebenezer Ekuban (33)36.51999 - 2008
Lester Archambeau 36.51990 - 2000
216.Kevin Hardy 361996 - 2004
Jamir Miller 361994 - 2001
Garin Veris 361985 - 1992
Otis Wilson 361980 - 1989
220.Dan Saleaumua 35.51987 - 1998
Joel Smeenge 35.51990 - 2000
Jon Hand 35.51986 - 1994
Grady Jackson (36)35.51997 - 2008
Mark Fields 35.51995 - 2004
Dave Butz 35.51973 - 1988
226.Reggie Camp 351983 - 1988
Jesse Baker 351979 - 1987
228.Trent Cole (27)34.52005 - 2008
Al Noga 34.51988 - 1994
Tim Krumrie 34.51983 - 1994
Ted Washington 34.51991 - 2007
Regan Upshaw 34.51996 - 2004
233.Hugh Green 34.31981 - 1991
234.Brad Culpepper 341992 - 2000
Maa Tanuvasa 341995 - 2001
236.John Thierry 33.51994 - 2002
Dan Owens 33.51990 - 1999
Shaun Rogers (30)33.52001 - 2008
Ray Lewis (34)33.51996 - 2008
Rod Martin 33.51977 - 1988
James Francis 33.51990 - 1999
Clark Haggans (32)33.52000 - 2008
243.Erik Howard 331986 - 1996
Darion Conner 331990 - 1997
245.Jerry Ball 32.51987 - 1999
246.Aundray Bruce 321988 - 1998
Johnie Cooks 321982 - 1991
Jimmie Jones 321990 - 1997
Corey Simon 322000 - 2007
Ray Seals 321989 - 1997
251.Kelvin Pritchett 31.51991 - 2004
Tim Johnson 31.51987 - 1996
Mike Mamula 31.51995 - 2000
Jeff Wright 31.51988 - 1994
255.Brentson Buckner 311994 - 2005
Kalimba Edwards (30)312002 - 2008
257.Rodney Harrison (37)30.51994 - 2008
Tedy Bruschi (36)30.51996 - 2008
Ross Browner 30.51978 - 1987
Jeff Stover 30.51982 - 1988
Mario Williams (24)30.52006 - 2008
262.Eric Williams 301984 - 1993
Gerard Warren (31)302001 - 2008
Sam Rogers 301994 - 2003
Sam Clancy 301983 - 1993
266.Jerome Brown 29.51987 - 1991
Don Blackmon 29.51981 - 1987
William Perry 29.51985 - 1994
Keith McKenzie 29.51996 - 2003
270.Marty Lyons 291979 - 1989
Roman Phifer 291991 - 2005
Rocky Bernard (30)292002 - 2008
Tim Bowens 291994 - 2004
Rick Bryan 291984 - 1993
Curtis Green 291981 - 1989
Tyoka Jackson 291994 - 2006
Luther Elliss 291995 - 2004
278.James Harrison (31)28.52002 - 2008
Rich Owens 28.51995 - 2002
Darrell Russell 28.51997 - 2003
Shawn Lee 28.51988 - 1998
Greg Kragen 28.51985 - 1997
Darwin Walker (32)28.52000 - 2008
284.Dave Logan 28.31976 - 1987
285.Bobby McCray (28)282004 - 2008
N.D. Kalu 281997 - 2006
Paul Spicer (34)281999 - 2008
Marvcus Patton 281990 - 2002
Larry Roberts 281986 - 1993
Chad Hennings 281992 - 2000
London Fletcher (34)281998 - 2008
Dennis Byrd 281989 - 1992
Fred Dean* 281975 - 1985
294.Scott Davis 27.51988 - 1994
John Browning 27.51996 - 2005
Lorenzo Bromell 27.51998 - 2004
Al Fontenot 27.51993 - 2001
John Thornton (33)27.51999 - 2008
Jimmy Williams 27.51982 - 1993
300.Dan Williams 271993 - 2000
Dewayne White (30)272003 - 2008
Renaldo Wynn (35)271997 - 2008
Jarvis Green (30)272002 - 2008
Darryl Grant 271981 - 1991
Robert Harris 271992 - 1999
Cornelius Griffin (33)272000 - 2008
Michael Bankston 271992 - 2000
Mark Thomas 271993 - 2007

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