NFL Sacks Career Leaders (since 1960)

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Unofficial Leaders

  • (since 1960)
Unofficial Leaders Table
Rank Player Sk Years Tm
1Bruce Smith+200.01985-20032TM
2Reggie White+198.01985-20003TM
3Deacon Jones+173.51961-19743TM
4Kevin Greene+160.01985-19994TM
5Julius Peppers159.52002-20183TM
6Jack Youngblood+151.51971-1984ram
7Chris Doleman+150.51985-19993TM
8Alan Page+148.51967-19812TM
9Lawrence Taylor+142.01981-1993nyg
10Michael Strahan+141.51993-2007nyg
11Jason Taylor+139.51997-20113TM
12Terrell Suggs139.02003-20193TM
13DeMarcus Ware138.52005-20162TM
14Richard Dent+137.51983-19974TM
John Randle+137.51990-20032TM
16Jared Allen136.02004-20154TM
Rickey Jackson+136.01981-19952TM
18John Abraham133.52000-20143TM
Carl Eller+133.51964-19792TM
20Leslie O'Neal132.51986-19993TM
21Al Baker131.01978-19904TM
22Coy Bacon130.51968-19814TM
Jim Marshall130.51960-19792TM
24Claude Humphrey+130.01968-19812TM
25Derrick Thomas+126.51989-1999kan
26Dwight Freeney125.52002-20176TM
27Von Miller123.52011-20223TM
28Robert Mathis123.02003-2016clt
29Cedrick Hardman122.51970-19812TM
30Simeon Rice122.01996-20074TM
31Clyde Simmons121.51986-20005TM
32Jacob Green115.51980-19922TM
33Harvey Martin114.01973-1983dal
34Sean Jones113.01984-19963TM
35Cameron Jordan112.52011-2022nor
36Lyle Alzado112.01971-19853TM
Chandler Jones112.02012-20223TM
38Justin Houston111.02011-20223TM
Randy White+111.01975-1988dal
40Greg Townsend109.51983-19972TM
41J.J. Watt108.52011-20222TM
42Mark Gastineau107.51979-1988nyj
Pat Swilling107.51986-19983TM
44Trace Armstrong106.01989-20033TM
Jack Gregory106.01967-19792TM
Too Tall Jones106.01974-1989dal
47Elvis Dumervil105.52006-20173TM
48Elvin Bethea+105.01968-1983oti
49Kevin Carter104.51995-20084TM
Neil Smith104.51988-20003TM
51Dexter Manley 103.51981-19913TM
52Aaron Donald103.02014-2022ram
Fred Dryer103.01969-19812TM
Tony McGee103.01971-19843TM
55Jim Jeffcoat102.51983-19972TM
56Robert Quinn102.02011-20225TM
57William Fuller100.51986-19983TM
Charles Haley+100.51986-19992TM
Cameron Wake100.52009-20192TM
60Carlos Dunlap100.02010-20223TM
Alex Karras+100.01958-1970det
Andre Tippett+100.01982-1993nwe
63Willie Davis+99.51958-19692TM
64Calais Campbell99.02008-20223TM
65George Andrie98.51962-1972dal
66Joey Porter98.01999-20113TM
67Simon Fletcher97.51985-1995den
Mario Williams97.52006-20163TM
69Jethro Pugh96.51965-1978dal
Warren Sapp+96.51995-20072TM
71Carl Hairston96.01976-19903TM
Ezra Johnson96.01977-19913TM
George Martin96.01975-1988nyg
74Ryan Kerrigan95.52011-20212TM
Bob Lilly+95.51961-1974dal
Robert Porcher95.51992-2003det
77Steve McMichael95.01980-19943TM
78Doug Atkins+94.51953-19693TM
79Jason Pierre-Paul93.52010-20223TM
Henry Thomas93.51987-20003TM
81Fred Dean+92.01975-19852TM
82Jim Katcavage91.51956-1968nyg
Howie Long+91.51981-1993rai
Clay Matthews91.52009-20192TM
85Merlin Olsen+91.01962-1976ram
Trevor Pryce91.01997-20103TM
87Verlon Biggs90.51965-19742TM
Trent Cole90.52005-20162TM
89Tamba Hali89.52006-2017kan
Bryant Young+89.51994-2007sfo
91Ken Harvey89.01988-19982TM
92Leonard Little87.51998-2009ram
93Bill Glass87.01958-19682TM
Justin Smith87.02001-20142TM
95Willie McGinest86.01994-20082TM
96Everson Griffen85.52010-20213TM
97Osi Umenyiora85.02003-20142TM
98Eddie Edwards84.51977-1988cin
James Harrison84.52002-20173TM
Diron Talbert84.51967-19802TM
101Greg Ellis84.01998-20092TM
102La'Roi Glover83.51996-20084TM
Khalil Mack83.52014-20223TM
Leonard Marshall83.51983-19943TM
105Tommy Hart83.01968-19803TM
Charles Mann83.01983-19942TM
107Patrick Kerney82.51999-20092TM
Wayne Martin82.51989-1999nor
Clay Matthews82.51978-19962TM
Lee Williams82.51984-19932TM
111Dan Hampton+82.01979-1990chi
112Shaun Phillips81.52004-20144TM
113Tim Harris81.01986-19953TM
Jim Osborne81.01972-1984chi
115Julius Adams80.51971-1987nwe
Andre Carter80.52001-20134TM
117Ordell Braase80.01957-1968clt
Hugh Douglas80.01995-20043TM
Jason Gildon80.01994-20042TM
Art Still80.01978-19892TM
121Chad Brown79.01993-20073TM
Roger Brown79.01960-19692TM
Gary Jeter79.01977-19893TM
Karl Mecklenburg79.01983-1994den
125Lee Roy Selmon+78.51976-1984tam
126L.C. Greenwood78.01969-1981pit
Joe Klecko78.01977-19882TM
Aaron Schobel78.02001-2009buf
John Zook78.01969-19792TM
130Joe Greene+77.51969-1981pit
Ron McDole77.51961-19784TM
132Ray Childress76.51985-19962TM
Gary Johnson76.51975-19852TM
134Geno Atkins75.52010-2020cin
135Barney Chavous75.01973-1985den
Bryce Paup75.01990-20004TM
137Larry Brooks74.51972-1982ram
Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila74.52000-2008gnb
Ike Lassiter74.51962-19713TM
140Cliff Avril74.02008-20172TM
Jevon Kearse74.01999-20092TM
142Shaun Ellis73.52000-20112TM
Rulon Jones73.51980-1988den
Michael Sinclair73.51992-20022TM
T.J. Watt73.52017-2022pit
146Rob Burnett73.01990-20033TM
John Dutton73.01974-19872TM
Cameron Heyward73.02011-2022pit
149Lance Johnstone72.01996-20062TM
150Cornelius Bennett71.51987-20003TM
151Michael McCrary71.01993-20022TM
Ndamukong Suh71.02010-20225TM
153Buck Buchanan+70.51963-1975kan
Jerry Sherk70.51970-1981cle
155Peter Boulware70.01997-2005rav
Chris Long70.02008-20183TM
157Lionel Aldridge69.51963-19732TM
Michael Bennett69.52009-20195TM
Curtis Greer69.51980-1987crd
Billy Ray Smith69.51957-19703TM
Bill Stanfill69.51969-1976mia
162Chris Clemons69.02004-20155TM
163Curley Culp+68.51968-19813TM
Myles Garrett68.52017-2022cle
165Mario Addison68.02011-20226TM
Walter Johnson68.01965-19772TM
167Danielle Hunter67.52015-2022min
Charles Johnson67.52007-2017car
Freddie Joe Nunn67.51985-19962TM
Will Smith67.52004-2012nor
171Jesse Baker67.01979-19872TM
Darren Howard67.02000-20092TM
Adewale Ogunleye67.02001-20103TM
174Gerry Philbin66.51964-19732TM
Justin Tuck66.52005-20152TM
176Jerry Hughes66.02010-20223TM
Brian Orakpo66.02009-20182TM
178Marco Coleman65.51992-20056TM
Dave Costa65.51963-19744TM
Jerry Mays65.51961-1970kan
181Bertrand Berry65.01997-20093TM
Vern Den Herder65.01971-1982mia
183Jason Babin64.52004-20159TM
Tony Bennett64.51990-19972TM
Doug Betters64.51978-1987mia
Ben Davidson64.51961-19713TM
Brandon Graham64.52010-2022phi
188Dave Butz64.01973-19882TM
Yannick Ngakoue64.02016-20225TM
190Olivier Vernon63.52012-20203TM
Reggie Williams63.51976-1989cin
192Jeff Bryant63.01982-1993sea
Fletcher Cox63.02012-2022phi
James Hall63.02000-20112TM
Keith Hamilton63.01992-2003nyg
Sherman White63.01972-19832TM
Kevin Williams63.02003-20153TM
198Ross Browner62.51978-19872TM
Mike Cofer62.51983-1992det
Larry Hand62.51965-1977det
Vonnie Holliday62.51998-20126TM
202Phillip Daniels62.01996-20103TM
Jumpy Geathers62.01984-19964TM
Pat Toomay62.01970-19794TM
205Phil Hansen61.51991-2001buf
Doug Martin61.51980-1989min
207Dwaine Board61.01979-19882TM
Dennis Harrison61.01978-19874TM
Ted Hendricks+61.01969-19833TM
Michael Dean Perry61.01988-19973TM
Dave Pureifory61.01972-19823TM
212Lamar Lundy60.51957-1969ram
Tracy Scroggins60.51992-2001det
Paul Wiggin60.51957-1967cle
215William Gay60.01978-19882TM
Matt Judon60.02016-20222TM
Calvin Pace60.02003-20152TM
Brian Robison60.02007-2017min
219Joey Bosa59.52016-2022sdg
Greg Brown59.51981-19882TM
Jeff Cross59.51988-1995mia
Chris Jones59.52016-2022kan
Henry Jordan+59.51957-19692TM
Gerald McCoy59.52010-20213TM
Alfred Williams59.51991-19993TM
Wilbur Young59.51971-19823TM
227Ken Clarke59.01978-19913TM
Larry Cole59.01968-1980dal
Tony Tolbert59.01989-1997dal
Keith Willis59.01982-19933TM
231Roderick Coleman58.51999-20072TM
Chuck Smith58.51992-20002TM
233Aaron Brown58.01966-19742TM
Aaron Kampman58.02002-20112TM
Cortez Kennedy+58.01990-2000sea
Whitney Mercilus58.02012-20212TM
Keith Millard58.01985-19934TM
Anthony Pleasant58.01990-20036TM
Kyle Vanden Bosch58.02001-20123TM
LaMarr Woodley58.02007-20153TM
241Richard Seymour+57.52001-20122TM
Anthony Smith57.51991-1997rai
243Mel Branch57.01960-19682TM
Melvin Ingram57.02012-20224TM
Bob Pollard57.01971-19812TM
Paul Smith57.01968-19802TM
Mike Vrabel57.01997-20103TM
248Connor Barwin56.52009-20184TM
Chad Bratzke56.51994-20032TM
Frank Clark56.52015-20222TM
Rod Martin56.51977-1988rai
Junior Seau+56.51990-20093TM

Official Leaders

  • (since 1982)
Official Leaders Table
Rank Player Sk Years Tm
1Bruce Smith+200.01985-20032TM
2Reggie White+198.01985-20003TM
3Kevin Greene+160.01985-19994TM
4Julius Peppers159.52002-20183TM
5Chris Doleman+150.51985-19993TM
6Michael Strahan+141.51993-2007nyg
7Jason Taylor+139.51997-20113TM
8Terrell Suggs139.02003-20193TM
9DeMarcus Ware138.52005-20162TM
10Richard Dent+137.51983-19974TM
John Randle+137.51990-20032TM
12Jared Allen136.02004-20154TM
13John Abraham133.52000-20143TM
14Leslie O'Neal132.51986-19993TM
Lawrence Taylor+132.51981-1993nyg
16Rickey Jackson+128.01981-19952TM
17Derrick Thomas+126.51989-1999kan
18Dwight Freeney125.52002-20176TM
19Von Miller123.52011-20223TM
20Robert Mathis123.02003-2016clt
21Simeon Rice122.01996-20074TM
22Clyde Simmons121.51986-20005TM
23Sean Jones113.01984-19963TM
24Cameron Jordan112.52011-2022nor
25Chandler Jones112.02012-20223TM
26Justin Houston111.02011-20223TM
27Greg Townsend109.51983-19972TM
28J.J. Watt108.52011-20222TM
29Pat Swilling107.51986-19983TM
30Trace Armstrong106.01989-20033TM
31Elvis Dumervil105.52006-20173TM
32Kevin Carter104.51995-20084TM
Neil Smith104.51988-20003TM
34Aaron Donald103.02014-2022ram
35Jim Jeffcoat102.51983-19972TM
36Robert Quinn102.02011-20225TM
37William Fuller100.51986-19983TM
Charles Haley+100.51986-19992TM
Cameron Wake100.52009-20192TM
40Carlos Dunlap100.02010-20223TM
Andre Tippett+100.01982-1993nwe
42Calais Campbell99.02008-20223TM
43Joey Porter98.01999-20113TM
44Simon Fletcher97.51985-1995den
Jacob Green97.51980-19922TM
Dexter Manley 97.51981-19913TM
Mario Williams97.52006-20163TM
48Warren Sapp+96.51995-20072TM
49Ryan Kerrigan95.52011-20212TM
Robert Porcher95.51992-2003det
51Steve McMichael95.01980-19942TM
52Jason Pierre-Paul93.52010-20223TM
Henry Thomas93.51987-20003TM
54Clay Matthews91.52009-20192TM
55Trevor Pryce91.01997-20103TM
56Trent Cole90.52005-20162TM
57Tamba Hali89.52006-2017kan
Bryant Young+89.51994-2007sfo
59Ken Harvey89.01988-19982TM
60Leonard Little87.51998-2009ram
61Justin Smith87.02001-20142TM
62Willie McGinest86.01994-20082TM
63Everson Griffen85.52010-20213TM
64Osi Umenyiora85.02003-20142TM
65James Harrison84.52002-20173TM
66Greg Ellis84.01998-20092TM
Howie Long+84.01981-1993rai
68La'Roi Glover83.51996-20084TM
Khalil Mack83.52014-20223TM
Leonard Marshall83.51983-19943TM
71Charles Mann83.01983-19942TM
72Patrick Kerney82.51999-20092TM
Wayne Martin82.51989-1999nor
Lee Williams82.51984-19932TM
75Shaun Phillips81.52004-20144TM
76Tim Harris81.01986-19953TM
77Andre Carter80.52001-20134TM
78Hugh Douglas80.01995-20043TM
Jason Gildon80.01994-20042TM
80Chad Brown79.01993-20073TM
Karl Mecklenburg79.01983-1994den
82Aaron Schobel78.02001-2009buf
83Ray Childress76.51985-19962TM
84Geno Atkins75.52010-2020cin
85Bryce Paup75.01990-20004TM
86Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila74.52000-2008gnb
87Cliff Avril74.02008-20172TM
Mark Gastineau74.01979-1988nyj
Jevon Kearse74.01999-20092TM
90Shaun Ellis73.52000-20112TM
Michael Sinclair73.51992-20022TM
T.J. Watt73.52017-2022pit
93Rob Burnett73.01990-20033TM
Cameron Heyward73.02011-2022pit
95Lance Johnstone72.01996-20062TM
96Cornelius Bennett71.51987-20003TM
97Michael McCrary71.01993-20022TM
Ndamukong Suh71.02010-20225TM
99Peter Boulware70.01997-2005rav
Chris Long70.02008-20183TM
101Michael Bennett69.52009-20195TM
Clay Matthews69.51978-19962TM
103Chris Clemons69.02004-20155TM
104Myles Garrett68.52017-2022cle
105Mario Addison68.02011-20226TM
106Danielle Hunter67.52015-2022min
Charles Johnson67.52007-2017car
Freddie Joe Nunn67.51985-19962TM
Will Smith67.52004-2012nor
110Darren Howard67.02000-20092TM
Adewale Ogunleye67.02001-20103TM
112Justin Tuck66.52005-20152TM
113Jerry Hughes66.02010-20223TM
Brian Orakpo66.02009-20182TM
115Al Baker65.51978-19904TM
Marco Coleman65.51992-20056TM
117Bertrand Berry65.01997-20093TM
118Jason Babin64.52004-20159TM
Tony Bennett64.51990-19972TM
Brandon Graham64.52010-2022phi
121Yannick Ngakoue64.02016-20225TM
122Olivier Vernon63.52012-20203TM
123Jeff Bryant63.01982-1993sea
Fletcher Cox63.02012-2022phi
James Hall63.02000-20112TM
Keith Hamilton63.01992-2003nyg
Kevin Williams63.02003-20153TM
128Mike Cofer62.51983-1992det
Vonnie Holliday62.51998-20126TM
130Phillip Daniels62.01996-20103TM
Jumpy Geathers62.01984-19964TM
132Phil Hansen61.51991-2001buf
133Michael Dean Perry61.01988-19973TM
134Tracy Scroggins60.51992-2001det
135Matt Judon60.02016-20222TM
Calvin Pace60.02003-20152TM
Brian Robison60.02007-2017min
138Joey Bosa59.52016-2022sdg
Jeff Cross59.51988-1995mia
Chris Jones59.52016-2022kan
Gerald McCoy59.52010-20213TM
Alfred Williams59.51991-19993TM
143Tony Tolbert59.01989-1997dal
Keith Willis59.01982-19933TM
145Roderick Coleman58.51999-20072TM
Chuck Smith58.51992-20002TM
147Aaron Kampman58.02002-20112TM
Cortez Kennedy+58.01990-2000sea
Whitney Mercilus58.02012-20212TM
Keith Millard58.01985-19934TM
Anthony Pleasant58.01990-20036TM
Kyle Vanden Bosch58.02001-20123TM
LaMarr Woodley58.02007-20153TM
154Too Tall Jones57.51974-1989dal
Richard Seymour+57.52001-20122TM
Anthony Smith57.51991-1997rai
157Dan Hampton+57.01979-1990chi
Melvin Ingram57.02012-20224TM
Mike Vrabel57.01997-20103TM
160Connor Barwin56.52009-20184TM
Chad Bratzke56.51994-20032TM
Frank Clark56.52015-20222TM
Junior Seau+56.51990-20093TM
164Bill Pickel56.01983-19942TM
165Ezra Johnson55.51977-19913TM
Mike Rucker55.51999-2007car
167Tony Brackens55.01996-2003jax
Ahmad Brooks55.02006-20173TM
Preston Smith55.02015-20222TM
170Shaquil Barrett54.52015-20222TM
DeMarcus Lawrence54.52014-2022dal
Greg Lloyd54.51988-19982TM
Dan Wilkinson54.51994-20064TM
174Za'Darius Smith54.02015-20223TM
175Chris Slade53.51993-20012TM
Dana Stubblefield53.51993-20033TM
Kamerion Wimbley53.52006-20143TM
178Duane Bickett53.01985-19963TM
Bruce Irvin53.02012-20225TM
Chike Okeafor53.01999-20093TM
Jabaal Sheard53.02011-20216TM
Adalius Thomas53.02000-20092TM
Grant Wistrom53.01998-20062TM
184Greg Brown52.51981-19882TM
Rosevelt Colvin52.51999-20082TM
Joe Johnson52.51994-20032TM
Rulon Jones52.51980-1988den
Mo Lewis52.51991-2003nyj
Aldon Smith52.52011-20203TM
Frank Warren52.51981-1994nor
191Derrick Burgess52.02001-20103TM
Gary Jeter52.01977-19893TM
Seth Joyner52.01986-19984TM
Randy White+52.01975-1988dal
195Bryan Cox51.51991-20025TM
Julian Peterson51.52000-20103TM
Danny Stubbs51.51988-19985TM
198Jurrell Casey51.02011-20202TM
Ellis Johnson51.01995-20043TM
Chester McGlockton51.01992-20034TM
201Ezekiel Ansah50.52013-20203TM
DeForest Buckner50.52016-20222TM
Curtis Greer50.51980-1987crd
Doug Martin50.51980-1989min
205Kenard Lang50.01997-20063TM
206Duane Clemons49.51996-20053TM
207Santana Dotson49.01992-20012TM
Cullen Jenkins49.02004-20164TM
209Mike Pitts48.51983-19943TM
Art Still48.51978-19892TM
Kyle Williams48.52006-2018buf
212Eddie Edwards47.51977-1988cin
Carl Hairston47.51976-19903TM
Joe Nash47.51982-1996sea
Antonio Smith47.52004-20164TM
Broderick Thomas47.51989-19974TM
217Keith Ferguson47.01981-19902TM
Charles Grant47.02002-2009nor
Raylee Johnson47.01993-20042TM
Jeff Lageman47.01989-19982TM
221Chidi Ahanotu46.51993-20045TM
Denico Autry46.52014-20223TM
Bud Dupree46.52015-20222TM
Clark Haggans46.52000-20123TM
Eric Swann46.51991-20002TM
Gary Walker46.51995-20053TM
227Chip Banks46.01982-19923TM
Jim Flanigan46.01994-20034TM
Markus Golden46.02015-20222TM
George Martin46.01975-1988nyg
Rob Ninkovich46.02006-20163TM
232Alex Brown45.52002-20102TM
Shawne Merriman45.52005-20122TM
Renaldo Turnbull45.51990-19972TM
Jim Wilks45.51981-1993nor
Brent Williams45.51986-19963TM
237Dwaine Board45.01979-19882TM
Wilber Marshall45.01984-19955TM
Brady Smith45.01996-20052TM
240Roy Barker44.51992-20004TM
William Gay44.51978-19882TM
Eric Hicks44.51998-20072TM
Michael Johnson44.52009-20182TM
Derrick Morgan44.52010-2018oti
Muhammad Wilkerson44.52011-20182TM
246Sam Adams44.01994-20076TM
Shane Dronett44.01992-20013TM
Aaron Smith44.01999-2011pit
Marcellus Wiley44.01997-20064TM
250Doug Betters43.51978-1987mia
Ken Clarke43.51978-19913TM
Monte Coleman43.51979-1994was
Leonard Floyd43.52016-20222TM
Burt Grossman43.51989-19942TM