NFL Year-by-Year Leaders

Players must meet the minimum requirements to show up on this leaderboard. For some seasons (1960-1969 & 1947-1950) leaders for both leagues are shown.


  • + indicates Hall of Famer
Leaders Table
Year Player Sack%+ Tm
2016Derek Carr (25)127OAK
2015Ryan Fitzpatrick (32)122NYJ
2014Nick Foles (25)127PHI
2014Peyton Manning (38)127DEN
2013Peyton Manning (37)130DEN
2012Eli Manning (31)125NYG
2011Matt Hasselbeck (35)122TEN
2011Drew Brees (32)122NOR
2010Peyton Manning (34)129IND
2009Peyton Manning (33)133IND
2008Jay Cutler (25)130DEN
2007Sage Rosenfels (29)124HOU
2007Drew Brees (28)124NOR
2006Peyton Manning (30)125IND
2005Peyton Manning (29)120IND
2005Carson Palmer (25)120CIN
2004Brett Favre+ (34)131GNB
2003Joey Harrington (24)132DET
2002Joey Harrington (23)132DET
2001Jim Miller (30)125CHI
2000Vinny Testaverde (36)130NYJ
1999Dan Marino+ (37)127MIA
1998Troy Aikman+ (31)126DAL
1997Dan Marino+ (35)121MIA
1996Dave Krieg (37)119CHI
1995Erik Kramer (30)123CHI
1994Dan Marino+ (32)123MIA
1993Scott Mitchell (25)125MIA
1992Bobby Hebert (32)123NOR
1991Steve Walsh (24)137NOR
1990Mark Rypien (27)132WAS
1989Dan Marino+ (27)135MIA
1988Dan Marino+ (26)139MIA
1987Dan Marino+ (25)133MIA
1986Dan Marino+ (24)130MIA
1985Dan Marino+ (23)131MIA
1984Dan Marino+ (22)136MIA
1983Dan Marino+ (21)129MIA
1982Vince Ferragamo (28)124RAM
1981Joe Ferguson (31)126BUF
1980Joe Ferguson (30)126BUF
1979Doug Williams (24)138TAM
1978Dan Pastorini (29)124HOU
1977Jim Hart (33)129STL
1976Jim Hart (32)125STL
1975Jim Hart (31)138STL
1974Joe Gilliam (23)129PIT
1973John Brodie (38)130SFO
1972Norm Snead (33)129NYG
1971John Brodie (36)126SFO
1970Terry Hanratty (22)134PIT
1969Roman Gabriel (29)125RAM
1969Daryle Lamonica (28)124OAK
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