Houston Texans Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Sacks

The following are the Houston Texans career defensive leaders ranked by sacks. Included are player stats for the Houston Texans (NFL) from 2002-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. J.J. Watt is the Houston Texans career leader in sacks with 96.0.

Players active with the Houston Texans during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Sacks
Player Gms Sacks
1. J. Watt 112 96.0
2. M. Williams 82 53.0
3. W. Mercilus 115 50.0
4. J. Clowney 62 29.0
5. A. Smith 92 27.5
6. C. Barwin 49 19.0
7. K. Wong 63 15.0
8. B. Reed 60 14.5
9. B. Cushing 104 13.5
10. J. Babin 43 13.0
11. B. McKinney 76 11.5
  J. Sharper 48 11.5
13. A. Okoye 62 11.0
14. S. Orr 47 10.5
15. A. Peek 51 10.0
  J. Simon 38 10.0
17. S. Payne 55 9.0
18. D. Ryans 86 8.5
19. J. Posey 16 8.0
  G. Walker 46 8.0
21. C. Covington 50 7.5
22. D. Reader 61 6.5
23. J. Crick 63 5.5
  T. Jamison 56 5.5
  B. Scarlett 45 5.5
26. N. Kalu 32 5.0
27. D. Polk 42 4.5
28. M. Anderson 11 4.0
  T. Bulman 41 4.0
  M. Greenwood 63 4.0
  A. Maddox 28 4.0
  B. Pollard 28 4.0
  D. Robinson 84 4.0
34. Z. Cunningham 46 3.5
  J. Martin 14 3.5
  E. Mitchell 63 3.5
  R. Smith 32 3.5
38. C. Anderson 60 3.0
  E. Cochran 24 3.0
  J. Heath 32 3.0
  U. Kamalu 13 3.0
  T. Mathieu 16 3.0
  C. Omenihu 14 3.0
  K. Wright 47 3.0
45. E. Pleasant 78 2.5
  J. Zgonina 48 2.5
47. J. DeLoach 58 2.0
  G. Earl 37 2.0
  J. Foreman 43 2.0
  K. Jackson 132 2.0