NFL Tackles For Loss Single-Season Leaders (since 1999)

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Leaders Table
Rank Player TFL Year Tm
1J.J. Watt (23)392012HOU
2J.J. Watt (25)292014HOU
J.J. Watt (26)292015HOU
4Chandler Jones (27)282017ARI
Von Miller (23)282012DEN
6DeMarcus Ware (26)272008DAL
7DeMarcus Ware (29)262011DAL
8Aaron Donald (27)252018LAR
9Michael Strahan+ (29)242001NYG
10Kendrell Bell (23)232001PIT
Justin Houston (25)232014KAN
Khalil Mack (24)232015OAK
Jason Pierre-Paul (22)232011NYG
Robert Quinn (23)232013STL
Michael Strahan+ (31)232003NYG
T.J. Watt (25)232020PIT
17Aaron Donald (24)222015STL
Jamir Miller (27)222001CLE
J.J. Watt (24)222013HOU
20Jared Allen (29)212011MIN
Jessie Armstead (28)211999NYG
Jadeveon Clowney (24)212017HOU
Lavonte David (23)212013TAM
Hugh Douglas (29)212000PHI
Cornelius Griffin (27)212004WAS
Danielle Hunter (23)212018MIN
Ndamukong Suh (27)212014DET
Cameron Wake (28)212010MIA
DeMarcus Ware (28)212010DAL
30John Abraham (30)202008ATL
Jared Allen (26)202008MIN
Calais Campbell (32)202018JAX
Lavonte David (22)202012TAM
Aaron Donald (28)202019LAR
Hugh Douglas (31)202002PHI
Dwight Freeney (22)202002IND
Luke Kuechly (27)202018CAR
Warren Sapp+ (27)202000TAM
Terrell Suggs (28)202011BAL
Justin Tuck (25)202008NYG
LaMarr Woodley (24)202009PIT
42Jared Allen (25)192007KAN
Jared Allen (27)192009MIN
Shaquil Barrett (26)192019TAM
Alex Brown (29)192008CHI
Andre Carter (30)192009WAS
Charles Grant (26)192004NOR
Charles Johnson (25)192011CAR
Chris Jones (24)192018KAN
Ray Lewis+ (24)191999BAL
Willie McGinest (27)191999NWE
Shawne Merriman (23)192007SDG
Von Miller (22)192011DEN
Adewale Ogunleye (26)192003MIA
Terrell Suggs (25)192008BAL
Brian Urlacher+ (24)192002CHI
Mario Williams (29)192014BUF
Bryant Young (27)191999SFO
59John Abraham (32)182010ATL
Michael Bennett (26)182012TAM
Michael Bennett (29)182015SEA
Joey Bosa (24)182019LAC
Adrian Clayborn (25)182013TAM
Duane Clemons (26)182000KAN
Darnell Dockett (28)182009ARI
Aaron Donald (23)182014STL
Jason Gildon (28)182000PIT
La'Roi Glover (26)182000NOR
Kevin Greene+ (37)181999CAR
Derrick Johnson (24)182007KAN
Cameron Jordan (29)182018NOR
Ryan Kerrigan (26)182014WAS
Ryan Kerrigan (28)182016WAS
Clay Matthews (24)182010GNB
Julius Peppers (26)182006CAR
Joey Porter (31)182008MIA
Aldon Smith (22)182012SFO
Roquan Smith (23)182020CHI
Michael Strahan+ (33)182005NYG
Terrell Suggs (27)182010BAL
Olivier Vernon (24)182015MIA
J.J. Watt (29)182018HOU
83Jared Allen (30)172012MIN
Geno Atkins (24)172012CIN
Geno Atkins (27)172015CIN
Jason Babin (31)172011PHI
Kendrell Bell (25)172003PIT
Joey Bosa (21)172016SDG
DeForest Buckner (24)172018SFO
Marco Coleman (30)172000WAS
Trent Cole (24)172007PHI
Trent Cole (26)172009PHI
Lavonte David (24)172014TAM
Lavonte David (26)172016TAM
Aaron Donald (25)172016LAR
Dwight Freeney (24)172004IND
Greg Hardy (25)172013CAR
E.J. Henderson (27)172007MIN
Vonnie Holliday (23)171999GNB
Melvin Ingram (28)172017LAC
Cameron Jordan (27)172016NOR
Cameron Jordan (28)172017NOR
Matt Judon (25)172017BAL
Patrick Kerney (27)172004ATL
Clay Matthews (23)172009GNB
Von Miller (28)172017DEN
Julius Peppers (28)172008CAR
Shaun Phillips (29)172010SDG
Robert Porcher (30)171999DET
Robert Porcher (32)172001DET
Aaron Schobel (32)172009BUF
Brian Simmons (24)171999CIN
Za'Darius Smith (26)172019GNB
Terrell Suggs (21)172004BAL
Ndamukong Suh (25)172012DET
Ndamukong Suh (28)172015MIA
Jason Taylor+ (28)172002MIA
Brian Urlacher+ (27)172005CHI
Olivier Vernon (25)172016NYG
DeMarcus Ware (25)172007DAL
Mario Williams (23)172008HOU
122Jason Babin (30)162010TEN
Mark Barron (25)162015STL
Rocky Bernard (26)162005SEA
Nick Bosa (21)162019SFO
Courtney Brown (22)162000CLE
Calais Campbell (28)162014ARI
Calais Campbell (29)162015ARI
Jadeveon Clowney (23)162016HOU
Jadeveon Clowney (25)162018HOU
Marco Coleman (29)161999WAS
Trent Cole (27)162010PHI
Maxx Crosby (22)162019OAK
Jo-Lonn Dunbar (27)162012STL
Carlos Dunlap (25)162014CIN
Carlos Dunlap (26)162015CIN
Bud Dupree (26)162019PIT
Dante Fowler (25)162019LAR
Markus Golden (25)162016ARI
James Harrison (30)162008PIT
Geno Hayes (23)162010TAM
Cameron Heyward (28)162017PIT
Eric Hicks (24)162000KAN
Earl Holmes (28)162001PIT
Justin Houston (28)162017KAN
Joe Johnson (29)162001NOR
Patrick Kerney (30)162007SEA
DeAndre Levy (27)162014DET
Khalil Mack (23)162014OAK
Clay Matthews (28)162014GNB
Michael McCrary (29)161999BAL
Von Miller (25)162014DEN
Brian Orakpo (27)162013WAS
Marvcus Patton (32)161999KAN
Jason Pierre-Paul (25)162014NYG
Jason Pierre-Paul (29)162018TAM
Joey Porter (24)162001PIT
Simeon Rice (27)162001TAM
Mike Rucker (28)162003CAR
Kawann Short (26)162015CAR
Terrell Suggs (31)162014BAL
Jason Taylor+ (29)162003MIA
Jason Taylor+ (33)162007MIA
Justin Tuck (24)162007NYG
Justin Tuck (27)162010NYG
Brian Urlacher+ (22)162000CHI
Daryl Washington (24)162011ARI
Kyle Williams (27)162010BUF
LaMarr Woodley (23)162008PIT
170Jared Allen (24)152006KAN
Ezekiel Ansah (26)152015DET
Ezekiel Ansah (28)152017DET
Jeremiah Attaochu (22)152015SDG
Connor Barwin (27)152014PHI
Michael Bennett (32)152018PHI
Joey Bosa (25)152020LAC
Peter Boulware (26)152001BAL
Chad Bratzke (29)152001IND
Lance Briggs (26)152007CHI
Chad Brown (31)152001SEA
Kevin Carter (25)151999STL
Rosevelt Colvin (25)152002CHI
Phillip Daniels (26)151999SEA
Aaron Donald (26)152017LAR
Elvis Dumervil (30)152014BAL
Ray Edwards (24)152009MIN
Oliver Gibson (29)152001CIN
Jason Gildon (29)152001PIT
Brandon Graham (29)152017PHI
Brandon Graham (31)152019PHI
Jason Hatcher (31)152013DAL
Geno Hayes (22)152009TAM
Albert Haynesworth (27)152008TEN
Cameron Heyward (26)152015PIT
Akiem Hicks (27)152017CHI
Darren Howard (23)152000NOR
Danielle Hunter (24)152019MIN
Grady Jackson (27)152000OAK
Bradie James (27)152008DAL
Grady Jarrett (24)152017ATL
Kris Jenkins (23)152002CAR
Michael Johnson (25)152012CIN
Chandler Jones (26)152016ARI
Marcus Jones (27)152000TAM
Cameron Jordan (26)152015NOR
Cameron Jordan (30)152019NOR
Aaron Kampman (27)152007GNB
Andy Katzenmoyer (21)151999NWE
Jevon Kearse (23)151999TEN
Ryan Kerrigan (25)152013WAS
Ryan Kerrigan (29)152017WAS
DeMarcus Lawrence (26)152018DAL
Chris Long (26)152011STL
Chris Long (27)152012STL
Khalil Mack (26)152017OAK
Sen'Derrick Marks (27)152014JAX
Robert Mathis (32)152013IND
Clay Matthews (26)152012GNB
Gerald McCoy (25)152013TAM
Shawne Merriman (22)152006SDG
John Mobley (27)152001DEN
Adewale Ogunleye (28)152005CHI
Adewale Ogunleye (30)152007CHI
Julius Peppers (31)152011CHI
Haason Reddick (25)152020ARI
Shaun Rogers (22)152001DET
Mike Rucker (27)152002CAR
Darrell Russell (23)151999OAK
DeMeco Ryans (28)152012PHI
Aaron Schobel (26)152003BUF
Junior Seau+ (31)152000SDG
Takeo Spikes (24)152001CIN
Michael Strahan+ (28)152000NYG
Terrell Suggs (23)152006BAL
Jason Taylor+ (27)152001MIA
Justin Tuck (30)152013NYG
Cameron Wake (29)152011MIA
Gary Walker (28)152001JAX
DeMarcus Ware (23)152005DAL
DeMarcus Ware (32)152014DEN
Daryl Washington (25)152012ARI
Marcus Washington (26)152004WAS
Devin White (22)152020TAM
Kevin Williams (23)152003MIN
Kevin Williams (28)152008MIN
Mario Williams (28)152013BUF
Kamerion Wimbley (27)152011OAK
Grant Wistrom (24)152000STL
Bryant Young (28)152000SFO
250John Abraham (23)142001NYJ
John Abraham (35)142013ARI
Jared Allen (28)142010MIN
Jonathan Babineaux (26)142008ATL
Micheal Barrow (33)142003NYG
Jon Beason (24)142009CAR
Michael Bennett (28)142014SEA
Michael Bennett (30)142016SEA
Michael Bennett (31)142017SEA
Michael Bennett (33)1420192TM
Bertrand Berry (29)142004ARI
Tony Brackens (28)142003JAX
Derrick Brooks+ (26)141999TAM
Calais Campbell (27)142013ARI
Calais Campbell (31)142017JAX
Andre Carter (23)142002SFO
Bradley Chubb (22)142018DEN
Charlie Clemons (29)142001NOR
Roderick Coleman (28)142004ATL
Trent Cole (25)142008PHI
Trent Cole (28)142011PHI
Maxx Crosby (23)142020LVR
Phillip Daniels (28)142001CHI
Karlos Dansby (24)142006ARI
Andra Davis (30)142009DEN
Aaron Donald (29)142020LAR
Elvis Dumervil (25)142009DEN
Donnie Edwards (27)142000KAN
Mark Fields (29)142002CAR
Junior Galette (25)142013NOR
Brandon Graham (28)142016PHI
Chad Greenway (27)142010MIN
Everson Griffen (26)142014MIN
Everson Griffen (27)142015MIN
James Harrison (31)142009PIT
Kenny Holmes (28)142002NYG
Melvin Ingram (26)142015SDG
Bruce Irvin (29)142017OAK
Charles Johnson (24)142010CAR
Chandler Jones (23)142013NWE
Matt Judon (27)142019BAL
Mathias Kiwanuka (28)142011NYG
Kenard Lang (29)142004CLE
DeMarcus Lawrence (23)142015DAL
DeMarcus Lawrence (25)142017DAL
Ray Lewis+ (25)142000BAL
Leonard Little (31)142006STL
Khalil Mack (25)142016OAK
Clay Matthews (29)142015GNB
Whitney Mercilus (25)142015HOU
Von Miller (29)142018DEN
Kirk Morrison (24)142006OAK
Ryan Pickett (25)142005STL
DeMeco Ryans (25)142009HOU
Warren Sapp+ (29)142002TAM
Aaron Schobel (28)142005BUF
Jamie Sharper (27)142002HOU
Jabaal Sheard (29)142018IND
Aaron Smith (26)142002PIT
Telvin Smith (25)142016JAX
Will Smith (28)142009NOR
Anthony Spencer (28)142012DAL
Michael Strahan+ (27)141999NYG
Michael Strahan+ (35)142007NYG
Adalius Thomas (29)142006BAL
Jeremiah Trotter (24)142001PHI
Kyle Vanden Bosch (26)142005TEN
J.J. Watt (31)142020HOU
T.J. Watt (24)142019PIT
Sean Weatherspoon (23)142011ATL
Kyle Williams (26)142009BUF
Kyle Williams (30)142013BUF
Leonard Williams (26)142020NYG
Mario Williams (22)142007HOU
Vince Williams (30)142020PIT
Will Witherspoon (27)142007STL