Buffalo Bills Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Sacks

The following are the Buffalo Bills single season defensive leaders ranked by sacks. Included are player stats for the Buffalo Bills (NFL) from 1970-2020 and the Buffalo Bills (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Bruce Smith is the Buffalo Bills single season leader in sacks with 19.0.

Players active with the Buffalo Bills during the 2020 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Sacks
Player Season Team Sacks
  B. Smith 1990 Buf 19.0
  B. Paup 1995 Buf 17.5
  B. Smith 1986 Buf 15.0
  M. Williams 2014 Buf 14.5
  A. Schobel 2006 Buf 14.0
  B. Smith 1992 Buf 14.0
  B. Smith 1997 Buf 14.0
  B. Smith 1993 Buf 14.0
  B. Smith 1996 Buf 13.5
  B. Smith 1989 Buf 13.0
  M. Williams 2013 Buf 13.0
  L. Alexander 2016 Buf 12.5
  A. Schobel 2005 Buf 12.0
  B. Smith 1987 Buf 12.0
  A. Schobel 2003 Buf 11.5
  B. Smith 1988 Buf 11.0
  B. Smith 1995 Buf 10.5
  M. Wiley 2000 Buf 10.5
  K. Williams 2013 Buf 10.5
  M. Williams 2012 Buf 10.5
  M. Dareus 2014 Buf 10.0
  P. Hansen 1995 Buf 10.0
  J. Hughes 2014 Buf 10.0
  J. Hughes 2013 Buf 10.0
  A. Schobel 2009 Buf 10.0
  B. Smith 1998 Buf 10.0
  B. Smith 1994 Buf 10.0
  B. Williams 1983 Buf 10.0
  C. Bennett 1988 Buf 9.5
  B. Paup 1997 Buf 9.5
  J. Phillips 2019 Buf 9.5
  C. Bennett 1991 Buf 9.0
  C. Bennett 1987 Buf 8.5
  A. Schobel 2002 Buf 8.5
  P. Hansen 1992 Buf 8.0
  P. Hansen 1996 Buf 8.0
  K. Newman 2000 Buf 8.0
  A. Schobel 2004 Buf 8.0
  M. Dareus 2013 Buf 7.5
  P. Hansen 1998 Buf 7.5
  J. Hughes 2018 Buf 7.0
  B. Smith 1999 Buf 7.0
  L. Alexander 2018 Buf 6.5
  S. Lawson 2019 Buf 6.5
  S. McNanie 1986 Buf 6.5
  A. Schobel 2001 Buf 6.5
  A. Schobel 2007 Buf 6.5
  B. Smith 1985 Buf 6.5
  R. Denney 2006 Buf 6.0
  P. Hansen 1997 Buf 6.0