NFL Tackles Single-Season Leaders (since 1994)

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Solo Year Tm
1Ray Lewis+ (22)1561997BAL
2Patrick Willis (22)1362007SFO
3Ray Lewis+ (24)1301999BAL
4Jonathan Vilma (23)1282005NYJ
5Keith Brooking (27)1262003ATL
DeMeco Ryans (22)1262006HOU
7Donnie Edwards (30)1242003SDG
Junior Seau+ (25)1241994SDG
Chris Spielman (28)1241994DET
10Derrick Brooks+ (25)1231998TAM
Derrick Brooks+ (27)1232000TAM
Victor Green (26)1231996NYJ
13Paul Posluszny (28)1222013JAX
14Ray Lewis+ (28)1212003BAL
15NaVorro Bowman (25)1202013SFO
Zach Thomas (23)1201996MIA
17Derrick Brooks+ (26)1191999TAM
Ronald McKinnon (26)1192000ARI
Anthony Simmons (24)1192000SEA
20Pat Tillman (23)1182000ARI
21Chad Brown (28)1171998SEA
James Laurinaitis (25)1172012STL
DeAndre Levy (27)1172014DET
Brian Urlacher+ (24)1172002CHI
25NaVorro Bowman (27)1162015SFO
D'Qwell Jackson (27)1162011CLE
Winfred Tubbs (26)1161997NOR
28Greg Biekert (29)1151998OAK
Sam Mills (35)1151994NOR
Marvcus Patton (31)1151998WAS
31Vontaze Burfict (22)1142013CIN
Karlos Dansby (31)1142013ARI
Donnie Edwards (27)1142000KAN
Donnie Edwards (32)1142005SDG
Ray Lewis+ (26)1142001BAL
Patrick Willis (24)1142009SFO
Terry Wooden (28)1141995SEA
38Lance Briggs (25)1132006CHI
Jerod Mayo (24)1132010NWE
40Lavonte David (22)1122012TAM
David Thornton (24)1122003IND
42Micheal Barrow (33)1112003NYG
Jon Beason (24)1112009CAR
NaVorro Bowman (23)1112011SFO
Keith Brooking (26)1112002ATL
Darius Leonard (23)1112018IND
Junior Seau+ (26)1111995SDG
Chris Spielman (30)1111996BUF
Jessie Tuggle (30)1111995ATL
Stephen Tulloch (25)1112010TEN
51Jon Beason (23)1102008CAR
Junior Seau+ (27)1101996SDG
53Derrick Brooks+ (31)1092004TAM
James Farrior (26)1092001NYJ
Chad Greenway (27)1092010MIN
Derrick Johnson (29)1092012KAN
Kirk Morrison (27)1092009OAK
Antonio Pierce (27)1092006NYG
Takeo Spikes (23)1092000CIN
Patrick Willis (23)1092008SFO
61Kwon Alexander (22)1082016TAM
James Laurinaitis (22)1082009STL
Ray Lewis+ (25)1082000BAL
Daryl Washington (25)1082012ARI
65Russell Allen (26)1072012JAX
Barry Church (25)1072013DAL
Andre Collins (26)1071994WAS
Lavonte David (23)1072013TAM
Jay Foreman (26)1072002HOU
Wali Rainer (22)1071999CLE
Barrett Ruud (26)1072009TAM
Jamie Sharper (28)1072003HOU
Zach Thomas (32)1072005MIA
74Jon Beason (22)1062007CAR
Greg Biekert (30)1061999OAK
Keith Bulluck (26)1062003TEN
Donnie Edwards (31)1062004SDG
London Fletcher (25)1062000STL
Reshad Jones (27)1062015MIA
Ken Norton (29)1061996SFO
Paul Posluszny (27)1062012JAX
D.J. Williams (25)1062007DEN
83Rodney Harrison (23)1051996SDG
Ed Hartwell (24)1052002BAL
James Laurinaitis (24)1052011STL
Curtis Lofton (23)1052009ATL
Hardy Nickerson (32)1051997TAM
Eric Weddle (23)1052008SDG
89Budda Baker (23)1042019ARI
Chris Draft (27)1042003ATL
London Fletcher (30)1042005BUF
Derrick Johnson (28)1042011KAN
Mike Peterson (26)1042002IND
Roman Phifer (28)1041996STL
Shelton Quarles (33)1042005TAM
96Lance Briggs (23)1032004CHI
Victor Green (25)1031995NYJ
Robert Griffith (28)1031999MIN
Luke Kuechly (21)1032012CAR
Mo Lewis (24)1031994NYJ
Mike Peterson (24)1032000IND
Paul Posluszny (25)1032010BUF
Paul Posluszny (30)1032015JAX
Junior Seau+ (31)1032000SDG
Anthony Simmons (25)1032001SEA
Zach Thomas (33)1032006MIA
107Adam Archuleta (24)1022002STL
Nick Barnett (26)1022007GNB
Derrick Brooks+ (24)1021997TAM
Keith Brooking (25)1022001ATL
Keith Bulluck (28)1022005TEN
Marvin Jones (28)1022000NYJ
Ray Lewis+ (35)1022010BAL
Kirk Morrison (24)1022006OAK
DeMeco Ryans (29)1022013PHI
Jeremiah Trotter (28)1022005PHI
Leighton Vander Esch (22)1022018DAL
Will Witherspoon (26)1022006STL
119James Anderson (26)1012010CAR
Jessie Armstead (26)1011997NYG
Keith Bulluck (25)1012002TEN
Karlos Dansby (30)1012012MIA
Lavonte David (24)1012014TAM
London Fletcher (31)1012006BUF
London Fletcher (32)1012007WAS
Jay Foreman (27)1012003HOU
Rodney Harrison (27)1012000SDG
Ray Lewis+ (23)1011998BAL
Ray Lewis+ (29)1012004BAL
Kirk Morrison (26)1012008OAK
Barrett Ruud (25)1012008TAM
Patrick Willis (25)1012010SFO
133Yeremiah Bell (30)1002008MIA
Antoine Bethea (34)1002018ARI
Greg Biekert (31)1002000OAK
Keith Bulluck (27)1002004TEN
Keith Bulluck (29)1002006TEN
Landon Collins (22)1002016NYG
Donnie Edwards (29)1002002SDG
Michael Green (25)1002002CHI
Pepper Johnson (31)1001995CLE
Brock Marion (27)1001997DAL
Jerod Mayo (22)1002008NWE
Telvin Smith (27)1002018JAX
Zach Thomas (29)1002002MIA
D.J. Williams (27)1002009DEN
Al Wilson (25)1002002DEN
148Eric Barton (25)992003OAK
Danny Clark (27)992004OAK
Zach Cunningham (24)992019HOU
Donnie Edwards (33)992006SDG
Jeff Herrod (28)991994IND
Luke Kuechly (23)992014CAR
Curtis Lofton (28)992014NOR
Marvcus Patton (34)992001KAN
Malcolm Smith (26)992015OAK
Telvin Smith (24)992015JAX
Telvin Smith (25)992016JAX
Jeremiah Trotter (23)992000PHI
Tahir Whitehead (26)992016DET
Demorrio Williams (25)992005ATL
162James Anderson (27)982011CAR
Tyvon Branch (22)982009OAK
Andra Davis (24)982003CLE
Donnie Edwards (26)981999KAN
Donnie Edwards (28)982001KAN
London Fletcher (27)982002BUF
Scott Fujita (24)982003KAN
Randall Godfrey (27)982000TEN
Chad Greenway (29)982012MIN
James Laurinaitis (23)982010STL
Ed McDaniel (31)982000MIN
Ronald McKinnon (25)981999ARI
Ronald McKinnon (27)982001ARI
Alec Ogletree (24)982016LAR
Marvcus Patton (30)981997WAS
Stanley Richard (29)981997WAS
DeMeco Ryans (23)982007HOU
Jamie Sharper (29)982004HOU
Brian Urlacher+ (22)982000CHI
Brian Urlacher+ (27)982005CHI
Jonathan Vilma (26)982008NOR
Gibril Wilson (26)982008OAK
Toby Wright (24)981995STL
185Jessie Armstead (28)971999NYG
Micheal Barrow (28)971998CAR
Eric Barton (24)972002OAK
Keith Brooking (30)972006ATL
Zach Brown (26)972016BUF
Demario Davis (28)972017NYJ
London Fletcher (28)972003BUF
Marvin Jones (29)972001NYJ
Blake Martinez (25)972019GNB
Barry Minter (29)971999CHI
Kirk Morrison (25)972007OAK
Paul Posluszny (31)972016JAX
Eric Reid (27)972019CAR
Ernie Sims (22)972007DET
Brian Urlacher+ (32)972010CHI
Bobby Wagner (27)972017SEA
201NaVorro Bowman (24)962012SFO
Derrick Brooks+ (33)962006TAM
Sam Cowart (28)962003NYJ
Johnathan Cyprien (26)962016JAX
James Farrior (28)962003PIT
London Fletcher (33)962008WAS
London Fletcher (36)962011WAS
Corey Graham (30)962015BUF
Rodney Harrison (24)961997SDG
Rodney Harrison (31)962004NWE
Earl Holmes (29)962002CLE
Derrick Johnson (27)962010KAN
Cato June (26)962006IND
Christian Kirksey (24)962016CLE
Blake Martinez (23)962017GNB
John Mobley (23)961997DEN
C.J. Mosley (25)962017BAL
Marvcus Patton (29)961996WAS
Lawrence Timmons (24)962010PIT
Jessie Tuggle (31)961996ATL
Donte Whitner (25)962010BUF
222Antoine Bethea (32)952016SFO
Michael Brooks (31)951995NYG
Bryan Cox (27)951995MIA
Karlos Dansby (26)952008ARI
Brian Dawkins+ (35)952009DEN
London Fletcher (34)952009WAS
Rob Fredrickson (28)951999ARI
Warrick Holdman (25)952001CHI
D'Qwell Jackson (24)952008CLE
Derrick Johnson (30)952013KAN
Derrick Johnson (32)952015KAN
Pepper Johnson (30)951994CLE
Ted Johnson (24)951997NWE
Levon Kirkland (28)951997PIT
Ray Lewis+ (21)951996BAL
Ray Lewis+ (34)952009BAL
Alec Ogletree (21)952013STL
Mike Peterson (29)952005JAX
Jamie Sharper (27)952002HOU
Takeo Spikes (21)951998CIN
Rod Stephens (28)951994SEA
Zach Thomas (28)952001MIA
Steve Tovar (24)951994CIN
T.J. Ward (23)952010CLE
Daryl Washington (24)952011ARI
Demorrio Williams (29)952009KAN
248Morgan Burnett (25)942014GNB
Lavonte David (28)942018TAM
London Fletcher (29)942004BUF
Victor Green (29)941999NYJ
David Hawthorne (24)942009SEA
E.J. Henderson (27)942007MIN
Reshad Jones (29)942017MIA
Paris Lenon (32)942010ARI
Jamir Miller (25)941999CLE
Marvcus Patton (28)941995WAS
Stephen Tulloch (24)942009TEN
D.J. Williams (28)942010DEN
Antoine Winfield (26)942003BUF
Terry Wooden (27)941994SEA