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Leaders Table
Rank Player Yds Years Tm
1DeAngelo Hall3282004-20173TM
2Osi Umenyiora3102003-20142TM
3Aeneas Williams+2681991-20042TM
4Jason Taylor+2461997-20113TM
5Mike Brown2212000-20092TM
6Toby Wright2051994-19992TM
7Chuck Howley1911958-19732TM
8Chris Oldham1851990-20015TM
9Keith McKenzie1801996-20034TM
10Marcus Robertson1791991-20022TM
11Brian Urlacher+1772000-2012chi
12Bill Thompson1751969-1981den
13Larry Wilson+1731960-1972crd
14Cris Dishman1721988-20004TM
Donnie Edwards1721996-20082TM
James Hasty1721988-20013TM
17Dre' Bly1691999-20094TM
18Jack Tatum1641971-19802TM
19Lem Barney+1631967-1977det
Paul Krause+1631964-19792TM
21Adam Archuleta1622001-20073TM
Jason Hunter1622006-20134TM
23Keith Bulluck1612000-20102TM
Derrick Thomas+1611989-1999kan
25Aaron Beasley1601996-20043TM
26Charlie Phillips1591975-1979rai
27Dwayne Rudd1571997-20033TM
28Patrick Peterson1552011-2019crd
Jessie Tuggle1551987-2000atl
30Sam Mills1541986-19972TM
31Michael Downs1531981-19892TM
Robert Lyles1531984-19912TM
Keith Mitchell1531997-20033TM
34Ed Reed+1522002-20133TM
George Tarasovic1521952-19663TM
Adrian Wilson1522001-2012crd
Louis Wright1521975-1986den
38Tyvon Branch1492008-20173TM
39Michael Boley1482005-20133TM
40Johnathan Joseph1452006-20192TM
41Eddie Jackson1432017-2019chi
Brig Owens1431966-1977was
43Cortland Finnegan1422006-20154TM
Charles Woodson1421998-20152TM
45Sheldon Brown1402002-20122TM
Stevon Moore1401990-19993TM
47Darryll Lewis1391991-20002TM
Jason McCourty1392009-20193TM
49Greg Ellis1371998-20092TM
David Logan1371979-19872TM
Reggie White+1371985-20003TM
Rod Woodson+1371987-20034TM
53Kevin Greene+1361985-19994TM
54Carnell Lake1351989-20013TM
55Joe Lavender1331973-19822TM
56Terry McDaniel1321988-19982TM
57Darrell Green+1311983-2002was
Julius Peppers1312002-20183TM
Darrol Ray1311980-1984nyj
60Ray Crockett1301989-20023TM
Charlie Sumner1301955-19622TM
62Andre' Goodman1292002-20113TM
Kerry Rhodes1292005-20122TM
64Corey Harris1281992-20036TM
Tyrone Hughes1281993-19983TM
66Darrien Gordon1271993-20025TM
Ed O'Neil1271974-19802TM
68Tony Bennett1251990-19972TM
69Adam Jones1242005-20184TM
70Wes Hopkins1231983-1993phi
71Rod Martin1221977-1988rai
72Don Griffin1211986-19963TM
Jim Jeffcoat1211983-19972TM
74Erik McMillan1201988-19934TM
Troy Polamalu1202003-2014pit
Darren Sharper1201997-20103TM
77Benny Barnes1191972-1982dal
Juqua Parker1192001-20123TM
Will Wynn1191973-19772TM
80Robert Geathers1182004-2014cin
James Sanders1182005-20123TM
Gary Spani1181978-1986kan
83Ken Houston+1161967-19802TM
Anthony Parker1161989-19985TM
Daryl Smith1162004-20163TM
Brad Van Pelt1161973-19863TM
87Jim Mitchell1151969-1979atl
Stan White1151972-19822TM
89Victor Adeyanju1132006-2009ram
Bashaud Breeland1132014-20193TM
Bob Glazebrook1131978-1983atl
Vencie Glenn1131986-19955TM
Joselio Hanson1132004-20123TM
Ed Sharockman1131961-1972min
Andre Waters1131984-19952TM
Eric Weddle1132007-20193TM
97Dan Conners1121964-1974rai
Travis Davis1121995-19992TM
Dwight Hicks1121979-19862TM
Tom Howard1121977-19852TM
Jim Shorter1121962-19693TM
Jimmy Spencer1121992-20034TM
103Chris Martin1111983-19944TM
Ed Sprinkle1111944-1955chi
Denard Walker1111997-20054TM
Joel Williams1111979-19892TM
107Mike Patterson1102005-20142TM
108Cedric Brown1091976-1984tam
Bob Lilly+1091961-1974dal
Clay Matthews1092009-20192TM
Brian Simmons1091998-20072TM
Phil Wise1091971-19792TM
113George Cumby1081980-19873TM
Clark Miller1081962-19703TM
Junior Wren1081956-19613TM
116Bobby Butler1071981-1992atl
Merton Hanks1071991-19992TM
Jack Lambert+1071974-1984pit
119Tyrone Braxton1061987-19992TM
Terrence McGee1062003-2012buf
Don Paul1061950-19582TM
Samari Rolle1061998-20082TM
123Mel Blount+1051970-1983pit
LaMarr Woodley1052007-20153TM
125Tom Jackson1041973-1986den
126Chad Brown1021993-20073TM
DeMeco Ryans1022006-20152TM
Tracy Scroggins1021992-2001det
Bob Swenson1021975-1983den
130Brandon Flowers1012008-20162TM
Keith Hamilton1011992-2003nyg
Adalius Thomas1012000-20092TM
Don Wilson1011984-1985buf
134Dick Anderson1001968-1977mia
Carlos Dunlap1002010-2019cin
Brent Williams1001986-19963TM
137Ray Edwards992006-20122TM
Thomas Everett991987-19953TM
Matt Hazeltine991955-19702TM
Leslie O'Neal991986-19993TM
Eric Turner991991-19993TM
Dwayne Woodruff991979-1990pit
Carl Zander991985-1991cin
144Quentin Coryatt981992-19992TM
Lee Woodall981994-20013TM
146Rashard Anderson972000-2001car
Don Bishop971958-19653TM
Andy Robustelli+971951-19642TM
Frank Warren971981-1994nor
150Ken Riley961969-1983cin
C.L. Whittington961974-1978oti
152Vic Beasley952015-2019atl
Pat Fischer951961-19772TM
Chukie Nwokorie951999-20032TM
Dick Poillon951942-1949was
156Ashley Ambrose941992-20044TM
Greg Best941983-19842TM
Glenn Cadrez941992-20023TM
Mike Jones941991-20023TM
Ken Lucas942001-20092TM
Keith Lyle941994-20023TM
Cory Redding942003-20155TM
Michael Sinclair941992-20022TM
164George Atkinson931968-19792TM
Morgan Burnett932010-20193TM
Charlie Johnson931977-19842TM
Mike Wagner931971-1980pit
Reggie Williams931976-1989cin
169Cliff Harris911970-1979dal
Marlon Humphrey912017-2019rav
Marshon Lattimore912017-2019nor
Scott Stephen911987-19922TM
Greg Townsend911983-19972TM
DeMarcus Ware912005-20162TM
175Ronde Barber901997-2012tam
Mike Gann901985-1993atl
Randall Godfrey901996-20075TM
John Mallory901968-19712TM
179Greg Jackson891989-20004TM
Dick Lynch891958-19662TM
Joey Porter891999-20113TM
Chuck Smith891992-20002TM
183Jack Christiansen+881951-1958det
David Kilson881983buf
Caraun Reid882014-20183TM
186Dashon Goldson872007-20164TM
Tony Greene871971-1979buf
Ernie Jackson871972-19793TM
Todd Lyght871991-20022TM
Earsell Mackbee871965-1969min
Marlon McCree872001-20085TM
Roy Winston871962-1976min
193Liffort Hobley861985-19932TM
Terry Kinard861983-19902TM
Nate Odomes861987-19962TM
Alan Page+861967-19812TM
Larry Stallings861963-1976crd
Rosey Taylor861961-19723TM
199Ray Bentley851986-19922TM
Tony Carter852009-20153TM
Dale Dodrill851951-1959pit
Antonio Edwards851993-19994TM
Tom Hayes851971-19762TM
Reshad Jones852010-2019mia
Mike Sensibaugh851971-19782TM
Shawn Springs851997-20093TM
207Jared Allen842004-20154TM
Matt Blair841974-1985min
Larry Brink841948-19542TM
Mark Fields841995-20043TM
Charles Jackson841978-19862TM
Rob Ninkovich842006-20163TM
Nathan Stupar842012-20196TM
214Vince Banonis831942-19532TM
Charley Brock831939-1947gnb
Donovin Darius831998-20072TM
Eric Davis831990-20024TM
Eric Hill831989-19993TM
Sammy Knight831997-20085TM
Mike Pitts831983-19943TM
Kevin Williams832003-20153TM
222Will Allen822004-20153TM
Jason Gildon821994-20042TM
Tommy Hart821968-19803TM
Floyd Rice821971-19784TM
Joe Schmidt+821953-1965det
Takeo Spikes821998-20125TM
Norm Thompson821971-19792TM
William Thomas821991-20012TM
Bobby Wagner822012-2019sea
Lionel Washington821983-19973TM
232Joey Browner811983-19922TM
Jadeveon Clowney812014-20192TM
Sonny Gandee811952-19562TM
Wendell Harris811962-19672TM
Andy Headen811983-1988nyg
Myles Jack812016-2019jax
John Paluck811956-1965was
Nick Reed812009-20113TM
Johnny Robinson+811960-1971kan
Carlos Rogers812005-20143TM
Richard Seymour812001-20122TM
Walter Thurmond812010-20153TM
Alterraun Verner812010-20173TM
Mike Zordich811987-19983TM
246Jim Bradshaw801963-1967pit
Dwaine Carpenter802003-20062TM
Bobby Jackson801978-1985nyj
Linval Joseph802010-20192TM
Steve Neils801974-1980crd
Skip Vanderbundt801969-19782TM
Dewayne Washington801994-20054TM
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