Atlanta Falcons Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Sacks

The following are the Atlanta Falcons single season defensive leaders ranked by sacks. Included are player stats for the Atlanta Falcons (NFL) from 1966-2019. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. John Abraham is the Atlanta Falcons single season leader in sacks with 16.5.

Players active with the Atlanta Falcons during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Sacks
Player Season Team Sacks
  J. Abraham 2008 Atl 16.5
  V. Beasley 2016 Atl 15.5
  J. Abraham 2010 Atl 13.0
  P. Kerney 2004 Atl 13.0
  P. Kerney 2001 Atl 12.0
  C. Smith 1997 Atl 12.0
  R. Coleman 2004 Atl 11.5
  C. Smith 1994 Atl 11.0
  R. Coleman 2005 Atl 10.5
  T. Hall 1997 Atl 10.5
  P. Kerney 2002 Atl 10.5
  J. Abraham 2012 Atl 10.0
  J. Abraham 2007 Atl 10.0
  L. Archambeau 1998 Atl 10.0
  C. Smith 1999 Atl 10.0
  J. Abraham 2011 Atl 9.5
  A. Clayborn 2017 Atl 9.5
  M. Cotton 1989 Atl 9.0
  C. Doleman 1995 Atl 9.0
  L. Archambeau 1997 Atl 8.5
  C. Smith 1998 Atl 8.5
  V. Beasley 2019 Atl 8.0
  J. Geathers 1994 Atl 8.0
  E. Johnson 2003 Atl 8.0
  D. Owens 1997 Atl 8.0
  B. Smith 2001 Atl 8.0
  R. Bryan 1985 Atl 7.5
  G. Jarrett 2019 Atl 7.5
  O. Umenyiora 2013 Atl 7.5
  C. Bennett 1997 Atl 7.0
  R. Bryan 1986 Atl 7.0
  D. Conner 1992 Atl 7.0
  C. Doleman 1994 Atl 7.0
  J. Geathers 1995 Atl 7.0
  E. Johnson 2002 Atl 7.0
  T. McKinley 2018 Atl 7.0
  M. Pitts 1983 Atl 7.0
  M. Pitts 1985 Atl 7.0
  S. Dronett 1999 Atl 6.5
  S. Dronett 1998 Atl 6.5
  P. Holt 1993 Atl 6.5
  P. Kerney 2005 Atl 6.5
  P. Kerney 2003 Atl 6.5
  C. Matthews 1996 Atl 6.5
  S. Rogers 2002 Atl 6.5
  B. Smith 2002 Atl 6.5
  J. Babineaux 2009 Atl 6.0
  A. Bruce 1988 Atl 6.0
  A. Bruce 1989 Atl 6.0
  R. Coleman 2006 Atl 6.0