Detroit Lions Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Sacks

The following are the Detroit Lions career defensive leaders ranked by sacks. Included are player stats for the Detroit Lions (NFL) from 1934-2020 and the Portsmouth Spartans (NFL) from 1930-1933. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Robert Porcher is the Detroit Lions career leader in sacks with 95.5.

Players active with the Detroit Lions during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Sacks
Player Gms Sacks
1. R. Porcher 186 95.5
2. M. Cofer 123 62.5
3. T. Scroggins 141 60.5
4. E. Ansah 80 48.0
5. W. Gay 146 44.5
6. C. Avril 73 39.5
7. N. Suh 78 36.0
8. J. Hall 89 33.0
9. C. Green 123 29.0
  S. Rogers 97 29.0
11. K. Ferguson 67 28.5
12. L. Elliss 126 27.0
13. K. Edwards 87 26.0
14. J. Williams 107 25.5
15. D. English 131 25.0
16. E. Williams 83 24.0
17. K. Pritchett 156 22.0
18. D. Owens 114 20.0
19. G. Jamison 130 19.5
20. J. Ball 84 18.5
21. J. DeVries 120 16.5
  H. Thomas 31 16.5
23. C. Redding 86 16.0
24. K. Vanden Bosch 43 15.5
25. D. Taylor 61 15.0
26. D. Kennard 31 14.0
27. N. Fairley 46 13.5
28. L. Jackson 37 13.0
  A. London 75 13.0
  D. White 36 13.0
31. C. Claiborne 62 10.5
  C. Spielman 124 10.5
33. J. Davis 41 10.0
  T. Hayworth 72 10.0
  J. Jones 32 10.0
  P. Swilling 30 10.0
  S. Tulloch 67 10.0
38. J. Jones 34 9.5
39. A. Aldridge 63 9.0
  J. Hunter 27 9.0
  K. Hyder 24 9.0
  R. Okwara 29 9.0
  M. Spindler 82 9.0
44. A. Baker 67 8.5
45. C. Smith 36 7.5
  A. Zettel 29 7.5
47. B. Bailey 58 7.0
  T. Flowers 15 7.0
  D. Pureifory 63 7.0
  B. Thomas 16 7.0