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NFL History: Defense Records

Defense Records: SacksRecords updated in July 2008

Sacks
Most Seasons Leading League
5Oakland/L.A. Raiders, 1966-68, 1982, 1986
4New England/Boston, 1961, 1963, 1977, 1979
 Dallas, 1966, 1968-69, 1978
 Dallas/Kansas City, 1960, 1965, 1969, 1990
 L.A./St. Louis Rams, 1968, 1970, 1988, 1999
3San Francisco, 1967, 1972, 1976
 N.Y. Giants, 1963, 1985, 1998
 New Orleans, 1992, 1997, 2000
 Pittsburgh, 1974, 1994, 2001
 San Diego, 1962, 1980, 2006
Most Consecutive Seasons Leading League
3Oakland, 1966-68
2Dallas, 1968-69
Most Sacks, Season
72Chicago, 1984
71Minnesota, 1989
70Chicago, 1987
Fewest Sacks, Season
11Baltimore, 1982
12Buffalo, 1982
13Baltimore, 1981
Most Sacks, Game
12Dallas vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 20, 1966
 St. Louis vs. Baltimore, Oct. 26, 1980
 Chicago vs. Detroit, Dec. 16, 1984
 Dallas vs. Houston, Sept. 29, 1985
 DN.Y. Giants vs. Philadelphia, Sept. 30, 2007
11N.Y. Giants vs. St. Louis, Nov. 1, 1964
 Baltimore vs. Los Angeles, Nov. 22, 1964
 Buffalo vs. Denver, Dec. 13, 1964
 Detroit vs. Green Bay, Nov. 7, 1965
 Oakland vs. Buffalo, Oct. 15, 1967
 Oakland vs. Denver, Nov. 5, 1967
 St. Louis vs. Atlanta, Nov. 24, 1968
 Dallas vs. Detroit, Oct. 6, 1975
 St. Louis vs. Philadelphia, Dec. 18, 1983
 Kansas City vs. Cleveland, Sept. 30, 1984
 Chicago vs. Minnesota, Oct. 28, 1984
 Cleveland vs. Atlanta, Nov. 18, 1984
 Detroit vs. Philadelphia, Nov. 16, 1986
 San Diego vs. Dallas, Nov. 16, 1986
 L.A. Raiders vs. Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1986 (OT)
 Seattle vs. L.A. Raiders, Dec. 8, 1986
 Chicago vs. Philadelphia, Oct. 4, 1987
 Dallas vs. N.Y. Jets, Oct. 4, 1987
 Philadelphia vs. Dallas, Sept. 15, 1991
 Indianapolis vs. Cleveland, Sept. 6, 1992
10By many teams
Most Opponents Yards Lost Attempting to Pass, Season
666Oakland, 1967
583Chicago, 1984
573San Francisco, 1976
Fewest Opponents Yards Lost Attempting to Pass, Season
72Jacksonville, 1995
75Green Bay, 1956
77N.Y. Bulldogs, 1949

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