NFL Sacks Career Leaders (since 1982)

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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
4Julius Peppers155.52002-20183TM
5Chris Doleman+150.51985-19993TM
6Michael Strahan+141.51993-2007nyg
7Jason Taylor+139.51997-20113TM
8DeMarcus Ware138.52005-20162TM
9Richard Dent+137.51983-19974TM
John Randle+137.51990-20032TM
11Jared Allen136.02004-20154TM
12John Abraham133.52000-20143TM
13Leslie O'Neal132.51986-19993TM
Lawrence Taylor+132.51981-1993nyg
15Terrell Suggs130.02003-2018rav
16Rickey Jackson+128.01981-19952TM
17Derrick Thomas+126.51989-1999kan
18Dwight Freeney125.52002-20176TM
19Robert Mathis123.02003-2016clt
20Simeon Rice122.01996-20074TM
21Clyde Simmons121.51986-20005TM
22Sean Jones113.01984-19963TM
23Greg Townsend109.51983-19972TM
24Pat Swilling107.51986-19983TM
25Trace Armstrong106.01989-20033TM
26Elvis Dumervil105.52006-20173TM
27Kevin Carter104.51995-20084TM
Neil Smith104.51988-20003TM
29Jim Jeffcoat102.51983-19972TM
30William Fuller100.51986-19983TM
Charles Haley+100.51986-19992TM
32Andre Tippett+100.01982-1993nwe
33Joey Porter98.01999-20113TM
34Simon Fletcher97.51985-1995den
Jacob Green97.51980-19922TM
Dexter Manley97.51981-19913TM
Mario Williams97.52006-20163TM
38Warren Sapp+96.51995-20072TM
39Robert Porcher95.51992-2003det
40Steve McMichael95.01980-19943TM
41Henry Thomas93.51987-20003TM
42Cameron Wake93.02009-2018mia
43Trevor Pryce91.01997-20103TM
44Trent Cole90.52005-20162TM
45Tamba Hali89.52006-2017kan
Bryant Young89.51994-2007sfo
47Ken Harvey89.01988-19982TM
Von Miller89.02011-2018den
49Leonard Little87.51998-2009ram
50Justin Smith87.02001-20142TM
51Willie McGinest86.01994-20082TM
52Osi Umenyiora85.02003-20142TM
53James Harrison84.52002-20173TM
54Greg Ellis84.01998-20092TM
Howie Long+84.01981-1993rai
56La'Roi Glover83.51996-20084TM
Leonard Marshall83.51983-19943TM
58Charles Mann83.01983-19942TM
J.J. Watt83.02011-2018htx
60Patrick Kerney82.51999-20092TM
Wayne Martin82.51989-1999nor
Lee Williams82.51984-19932TM
63Clay Matthews81.52009-2018gnb
Shaun Phillips81.52004-20144TM
65Tim Harris81.01986-19953TM
66Andre Carter80.52001-20134TM
67Hugh Douglas80.01995-20043TM
Jason Gildon80.01994-20042TM
69Chad Brown79.01993-20073TM
Karl Mecklenburg79.01983-1994den
71Aaron Schobel78.02001-2009buf
72Ray Childress76.51985-19962TM
73Calais Campbell75.02008-20182TM
Bryce Paup75.01990-20004TM
75Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila74.52000-2008gnb
76Cliff Avril74.02008-20172TM
Mark Gastineau74.01979-1988nyj
Jevon Kearse74.01999-20092TM
79Shaun Ellis73.52000-20112TM
Michael Sinclair73.51992-20022TM
81Rob Burnett73.01990-20033TM
82Justin Houston72.52011-2018kan
Ryan Kerrigan72.52011-2018was
84Lance Johnstone72.01996-20062TM
85Cornelius Bennett71.51987-20003TM
86Michael McCrary71.01993-20022TM
87Peter Boulware70.01997-2005rav
88Chandler Jones69.52012-20182TM
Clay Matthews69.51978-19962TM
90Chris Clemons69.02004-20155TM
91Carlos Dunlap68.52010-2018cin
92Charles Johnson67.52007-2017car
Freddie Joe Nunn67.51985-19962TM
Will Smith67.52004-2012nor
95Geno Atkins67.02010-2018cin
Darren Howard67.02000-20092TM
Adewale Ogunleye67.02001-20103TM
98Justin Tuck66.52005-20152TM
99Al Baker65.51978-19904TM
Marco Coleman65.51992-20056TM
101Bertrand Berry65.01997-20093TM
102Jason Babin64.52004-20159TM
Tony Bennett64.51990-19972TM
Cameron Jordan64.52011-2018nor
Chris Long64.52008-20183TM
Brian Orakpo64.52009-20182TM
107Jason Pierre-Paul63.52010-20182TM
Robert Quinn63.52011-20182TM
109Jeff Bryant63.01982-1993sea
James Hall63.02000-20112TM
Keith Hamilton63.01992-2003nyg
Kevin Williams63.02003-20153TM
113Mike Cofer62.51983-1992det
Vonnie Holliday62.51998-20126TM
115Phillip Daniels62.01996-20103TM
Jumpy Geathers62.01984-19964TM
Everson Griffen62.02010-2018min
118Phil Hansen61.51991-2001buf
119Michael Dean Perry61.01988-19973TM
120Tracy Scroggins60.51992-2001det
121Calvin Pace60.02003-20152TM
Brian Robison60.02007-2017min
123Jeff Cross59.51988-1995mia
Alfred Williams59.51991-19993TM
125Tony Tolbert59.01989-1997dal
Keith Willis59.01982-19933TM
127Roderick Coleman58.51999-20072TM
Chuck Smith58.51992-20002TM
129Aaron Kampman58.02002-20112TM
Cortez Kennedy+58.01990-2000sea
Keith Millard58.01985-19934TM
Anthony Pleasant58.01990-20036TM
Kyle Vanden Bosch58.02001-20123TM
LaMarr Woodley58.02007-20153TM
135Too Tall Jones57.51974-1989dal
Richard Seymour57.52001-20122TM
Anthony Smith57.51991-1997rai
138Dan Hampton+57.01979-1990chi
Mike Vrabel57.01997-20103TM
140Connor Barwin56.52009-20184TM
Chad Bratzke56.51994-20032TM
Junior Seau+56.51990-20093TM
143Michael Bennett56.02009-20183TM
Bill Pickel56.01983-19942TM
145Ezra Johnson55.51977-19913TM
Mike Rucker55.51999-2007car
147Tony Brackens55.01996-2003jax
Ahmad Brooks55.02006-20173TM
149Greg Lloyd54.51988-19982TM
Ndamukong Suh54.52010-20183TM
Dan Wilkinson54.51994-20064TM
152Chris Slade53.51993-20012TM
Dana Stubblefield53.51993-20033TM
Kamerion Wimbley53.52006-20143TM
155Duane Bickett53.01985-19963TM
Chike Okeafor53.01999-20093TM
Adalius Thomas53.02000-20092TM
Grant Wistrom53.01998-20062TM
159Greg Brown52.51981-19882TM
Rosevelt Colvin52.51999-20082TM
Joe Johnson52.51994-20032TM
Rulon Jones52.51980-1988den
Mo Lewis52.51991-2003nyj
Frank Warren52.51981-1994nor
165Derrick Burgess52.02001-20103TM
Gary Jeter52.01977-19893TM
Seth Joyner52.01986-19984TM
Randy White+52.01975-1988dal
169Bryan Cox51.51991-20025TM
Julian Peterson51.52000-20103TM
Danny Stubbs51.51988-19985TM
172Ellis Johnson51.01995-20043TM
Chester McGlockton51.01992-20034TM
174Curtis Greer50.51980-1987crd
Doug Martin50.51980-1989min
176Kenard Lang50.01997-20063TM
Gerald McCoy50.02010-2018tam
178Duane Clemons49.51996-20053TM
179Santana Dotson49.01992-20012TM
Cullen Jenkins49.02004-20164TM
181Mike Pitts48.51983-19943TM
Art Still48.51978-19892TM
183Eddie Edwards47.51977-1988cin
Carl Hairston47.51976-19903TM
Joe Nash47.51982-1996sea
Aldon Smith47.52011-20152TM
Antonio Smith47.52004-20164TM
Broderick Thomas47.51989-19974TM
189Keith Ferguson47.01981-19902TM
Charles Grant47.02002-2009nor
Raylee Johnson47.01993-20042TM
Jeff Lageman47.01989-19982TM
Kyle Williams47.02006-2018buf
194Chidi Ahanotu46.51993-20045TM
Clark Haggans46.52000-20123TM
Eric Swann46.51991-20002TM
Gary Walker46.51995-20053TM
198Chip Banks46.01982-19923TM
Jim Flanigan46.01994-20034TM
George Martin46.01975-1988nyg
Rob Ninkovich46.02006-20163TM
202Alex Brown45.52002-20102TM
Khalil Mack45.52014-20182TM
Shawne Merriman45.52005-20122TM
Renaldo Turnbull45.51990-19972TM
Jim Wilks45.51981-1993nor
Brent Williams45.51986-19963TM
208Ezekiel Ansah45.02013-2018det
Dwaine Board45.01979-19882TM
Wilber Marshall45.01984-19955TM
Brady Smith45.01996-20052TM
Olivier Vernon45.02012-20182TM
213Roy Barker44.51992-20004TM
William Gay44.51978-19882TM
Eric Hicks44.51998-20072TM
Jerry Hughes44.52010-20182TM
Jabaal Sheard44.52011-20183TM
Muhammad Wilkerson44.52011-20182TM
219Sam Adams44.01994-20076TM
Shane Dronett44.01992-20013TM
Michael Johnson44.02009-20182TM
Derrick Morgan44.02010-2018oti
Aaron Smith44.01999-2011pit
Marcellus Wiley44.01997-20064TM
225Doug Betters43.51978-1987mia
Ken Clarke43.51978-19913TM
Monte Coleman43.51979-1994was
Burt Grossman43.51989-19942TM
229Micheal Barrow43.01993-20054TM
Karlos Dansby43.02004-20174TM
Aaron Donald43.02014-2018ram
Alonzo Spellman43.01992-20013TM
233Sean Gilbert42.51992-20034TM
Juqua Parker42.52001-20123TM
235Jurrell Casey42.02011-2018oti
Travis Hall42.01995-20052TM
Chris Mims42.01992-19992TM
Randy Starks42.02004-20153TM
239Ray Lewis+41.51996-2012rav
Brian Urlacher+41.52000-2012chi
241Mike Merriweather41.01982-19934TM
Rufus Porter41.01988-19973TM
Reggie Williams41.01976-1989cin
244Raheem Brock40.52002-20112TM
Darnell Dockett40.52004-2014crd
Marvin Washington40.51989-19993TM
247Mario Addison40.02011-20184TM
Jessie Armstead40.01993-20032TM
Mike Bell40.01979-1991kan
Greg Hardy40.02010-20152TM
Bruce Irvin40.02012-20182TM
Bill Maas40.01984-19932TM
Donnell Thompson40.01981-1991clt
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