NFL Career Sacks Leaders

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Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Sk Years Tm
1Bruce Smith+200.01985-20032TM
2Reggie White+198.01985-20003TM
3Kevin Greene+160.01985-19994TM
4Chris Doleman+150.51985-19993TM
5Julius Peppers143.52002-20163TM
6Michael Strahan+141.51993-2007nyg
7Jason Taylor+139.51997-20113TM
8DeMarcus Ware138.52005-20162TM
9John Randle+137.51990-20032TM
Richard Dent+137.51983-19974TM
11Jared Allen136.02004-20154TM
12John Abraham133.52000-20143TM
13Lawrence Taylor+132.51981-1993nyg
Leslie O'Neal132.51986-19993TM
15Rickey Jackson+128.01981-19952TM
16Derrick Thomas+126.51989-1999kan
17Robert Mathis123.02003-2016clt
18Dwight Freeney122.52002-20164TM
19Simeon Rice122.01996-20074TM
20Clyde Simmons121.51986-20005TM
21Terrell Suggs114.52003-2016rav
22Sean Jones113.01984-19963TM
23Greg Townsend109.51983-19972TM
24Pat Swilling107.51986-19983TM
25Trace Armstrong106.01989-20033TM
26Neil Smith104.51988-20003TM
Kevin Carter104.51995-20084TM
28Jim Jeffcoat102.51983-19972TM
29Charles Haley+100.51986-19992TM
William Fuller100.51986-19983TM
31Andre Tippett+100.01982-1993nwe
32Elvis Dumervil99.02006-20162TM
33Joey Porter98.01999-20113TM
34Mario Williams97.52006-20163TM
Dexter Manley97.51981-19913TM
Jacob Green97.51980-19922TM
Simon Fletcher97.51985-1995den
38Warren Sapp+96.51995-20072TM
39Robert Porcher95.51992-2003det
40Steve McMichael95.01980-19943TM
41Henry Thomas93.51987-20003TM
42Trevor Pryce91.01997-20103TM
43Trent Cole90.52005-20162TM
44Bryant Young89.51994-2007sfo
Tamba Hali89.52006-2016kan
46Ken Harvey89.01988-19982TM
47Leonard Little87.51998-2009ram
48Justin Smith87.02001-20142TM
49Willie McGinest86.01994-20082TM
50Osi Umenyiora85.02003-20142TM
51Howie Long+84.01981-1993rai
Greg Ellis84.01998-20092TM
53Leonard Marshall83.51983-19943TM
La'Roi Glover83.51996-20084TM
55Charles Mann83.01983-19942TM
56Lee Williams82.51984-19932TM
Wayne Martin82.51989-1999nor
Patrick Kerney82.51999-20092TM
59Cameron Wake81.52009-2016mia
Shaun Phillips81.52004-20144TM
James Harrison81.52002-20162TM
62Tim Harris81.01986-19953TM
63Andre Carter80.52001-20134TM
64Jason Gildon80.01994-20042TM
Hugh Douglas80.01995-20043TM
66Karl Mecklenburg79.01983-1994den
Chad Brown79.01993-20073TM
68Aaron Schobel78.02001-2009buf
69Ray Childress76.51985-19962TM
70J.J. Watt76.02011-2016htx
71Bryce Paup75.01990-20004TM
72Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila74.52000-2008gnb
73Jevon Kearse74.01999-20092TM
Mark Gastineau74.01979-1988nyj
75Michael Sinclair73.51992-20022TM
Von Miller73.52011-2016den
Shaun Ellis73.52000-20112TM
78Rob Burnett73.01990-20033TM
Cliff Avril73.02008-20162TM
80Clay Matthews72.52009-2016gnb
81Lance Johnstone72.01996-20062TM
82Cornelius Bennett71.51987-20003TM
83Michael McCrary71.01993-20022TM
84Peter Boulware70.01997-2005rav
85Clay Matthews69.51978-19962TM
86Chris Clemons69.02004-20155TM
87Will Smith67.52004-2012nor
Freddie Joe Nunn67.51985-19962TM
Charles Johnson67.52007-2016car
90Adewale Ogunleye67.02001-20103TM
Darren Howard67.02000-20092TM
92Justin Tuck66.52005-20152TM
93Marco Coleman65.51992-20056TM
Al Baker65.51978-19904TM
95Bertrand Berry65.01997-20093TM
96Tony Bennett64.51990-19972TM
Jason Babin64.52004-20159TM
98Kevin Williams63.02003-20153TM
Keith Hamilton63.01992-2003nyg
James Hall63.02000-20112TM
Jeff Bryant63.01982-1993sea
102Vonnie Holliday62.51998-20126TM
Mike Cofer62.51983-1992det
104Jumpy Geathers62.01984-19964TM
Phillip Daniels62.01996-20103TM
106Phil Hansen61.51991-2001buf
107Michael Dean Perry61.01988-19973TM
108Tracy Scroggins60.51992-2001det
109Calvin Pace60.02003-20152TM
Justin Houston60.02011-2016kan
111Alfred Williams59.51991-19993TM
Jeff Cross59.51988-1995mia
113Keith Willis59.01982-19933TM
Tony Tolbert59.01989-1997dal
115Chuck Smith58.51992-20002TM
Chris Long58.52008-20162TM
Ryan Kerrigan58.52011-2016was
Roderick Coleman58.51999-20072TM
119LaMarr Woodley58.02007-20153TM
Kyle Vanden Bosch58.02001-20123TM
Anthony Pleasant58.01990-20036TM
Keith Millard58.01985-19934TM
Cortez Kennedy+58.01990-2000sea
Aaron Kampman58.02002-20112TM
125Anthony Smith57.51991-1997rai
Richard Seymour57.52001-20122TM
Brian Orakpo57.52009-20162TM
Too Tall Jones57.51974-1989dal
129Mike Vrabel57.01997-20103TM
Dan Hampton+57.01979-1990chi
Carlos Dunlap57.02010-2016cin
132Junior Seau+56.51990-20093TM
Calais Campbell56.52008-2016crd
Chad Bratzke56.51994-20032TM
135Brian Robison56.02007-2016min
Bill Pickel56.01983-19942TM
137Mike Rucker55.51999-2007car
Ezra Johnson55.51977-19913TM
139Tony Brackens55.01996-2003jax
140Dan Wilkinson54.51994-20064TM
Greg Lloyd54.51988-19982TM
142Robert Quinn54.02011-2016ram
143Kamerion Wimbley53.52006-20143TM
Dana Stubblefield53.51993-20033TM
Chris Slade53.51993-20012TM
Ahmad Brooks53.52006-20162TM
147Grant Wistrom53.01998-20062TM
Adalius Thomas53.02000-20092TM
Chike Okeafor53.01999-20093TM
Duane Bickett53.01985-19963TM
151Frank Warren52.51981-1994nor
Mo Lewis52.51991-2003nyj
Rulon Jones52.51980-1988den
Joe Johnson52.51994-20032TM
Rosevelt Colvin52.51999-20082TM
Greg Brown52.51981-19882TM
157Randy White+52.01975-1988dal
Seth Joyner52.01986-19984TM
Gary Jeter52.01977-19893TM
Derrick Burgess52.02001-20103TM
Geno Atkins52.02010-2016cin
162Danny Stubbs51.51988-19985TM
Julian Peterson51.52000-20103TM
Bryan Cox51.51991-20025TM
165Chester McGlockton51.01992-20034TM
Ellis Johnson51.01995-20043TM
167Doug Martin50.51980-1989min
Curtis Greer50.51980-1987crd
Connor Barwin50.52009-20162TM
170Jason Pierre-Paul50.02010-2016nyg
Kenard Lang50.01997-20063TM
172Duane Clemons49.51996-20053TM
173Santana Dotson49.01992-20012TM
174Art Still48.51978-19892TM
Mike Pitts48.51983-19943TM
Cullen Jenkins48.52004-20164TM
177Everson Griffen48.02010-2016min
178Broderick Thomas47.51989-19974TM
Antonio Smith47.52004-20164TM
Aldon Smith47.52011-20152TM
Joe Nash47.51982-1996sea
Carl Hairston47.51976-19903TM
Eddie Edwards47.51977-1988cin
184Ndamukong Suh47.02010-20162TM
Jeff Lageman47.01989-19982TM
Chandler Jones47.02012-20162TM
Raylee Johnson47.01993-20042TM
Charles Grant47.02002-2009nor
Keith Ferguson47.01981-19902TM
190Gary Walker46.51995-20053TM
Eric Swann46.51991-20002TM
Cameron Jordan46.52011-2016nor
Clark Haggans46.52000-20123TM
Chidi Ahanotu46.51993-20045TM
195Rob Ninkovich46.02006-20163TM
George Martin46.01975-1988nyg
Jim Flanigan46.01994-20034TM
Chip Banks46.01982-19923TM
199Brent Williams45.51986-19963TM
Jim Wilks45.51981-1993nor
Renaldo Turnbull45.51990-19972TM
Shawne Merriman45.52005-20122TM
Alex Brown45.52002-20102TM
Michael Bennett45.52009-20162TM
205Brady Smith45.01996-20052TM
Wilber Marshall45.01984-19955TM
Dwaine Board45.01979-19882TM
208Eric Hicks44.51998-20072TM
William Gay44.51978-19882TM
Roy Barker44.51992-20004TM
211Marcellus Wiley44.01997-20064TM
Aaron Smith44.01999-2011pit
Shane Dronett44.01992-20013TM
Sam Adams44.01994-20076TM
215Burt Grossman43.51989-19942TM
Monte Coleman43.51979-1994was
Ken Clarke43.51978-19913TM
Doug Betters43.51978-1987mia
219Alonzo Spellman43.01992-20013TM
Micheal Barrow43.01993-20054TM
221Juqua Parker42.52001-20123TM
Sean Gilbert42.51992-20034TM
223Randy Starks42.02004-20153TM
Chris Mims42.01992-19992TM
Gerald McCoy42.02010-2016tam
Travis Hall42.01995-20052TM
Karlos Dansby42.02004-20164TM
228Brian Urlacher41.52000-2012chi
Ray Lewis41.51996-2012rav
230Mike Merriweather41.01982-19934TM
Rufus Porter41.01988-19973TM
Muhammad Wilkerson41.02011-2016nyj
Reggie Williams41.01976-1989cin
234Raheem Brock40.52002-20112TM
Darnell Dockett40.52004-2013crd
Marvin Washington40.51989-19993TM
Kyle Williams40.52006-2016buf
238Jessie Armstead40.01993-20032TM
Mike Bell40.01979-1991kan
Greg Hardy40.02010-20152TM
Bill Maas40.01984-19932TM
Donnell Thompson40.01981-1991clt
243Carl Banks39.51984-19953TM
Bruce Clark39.51982-19892TM
Andy Harmon39.51991-1997phi
Dennis Harrison39.51978-19874TM
Reggie Hayward39.52001-20092TM
Bill Romanowski39.51988-20034TM
Greg Spires39.51998-20073TM
250London Fletcher39.01998-20133TM
Michael Johnson39.02009-20162TM
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