Houston Texans Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Sacks

The following are the Houston Texans single season 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 single season leader in sacks with 20.5.

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

      Sacks
Player Season Team Sacks
  J. Watt 2012 Hou 20.5
  J. Watt 2014 Hou 20.5
  J. Watt 2015 Hou 17.5
  J. Watt 2018 Hou 16.0
  M. Williams 2007 Hou 14.0
  W. Mercilus 2015 Hou 12.0
  M. Williams 2008 Hou 12.0
  C. Barwin 2011 Hou 11.5
  J. Watt 2013 Hou 10.5
  J. Clowney 2017 Hou 9.5
  J. Clowney 2018 Hou 9.0
  M. Williams 2009 Hou 9.0
  M. Williams 2010 Hou 8.5
  J. Posey 2002 Hou 8.0
  W. Mercilus 2016 Hou 7.5
  W. Mercilus 2019 Hou 7.5
  W. Mercilus 2013 Hou 7.0
  S. Orr 2005 Hou 7.0
  A. Smith 2012 Hou 7.0
  A. Smith 2011 Hou 6.5
  G. Walker 2002 Hou 6.5
  J. Clowney 2016 Hou 6.0
  W. Mercilus 2012 Hou 6.0
  A. Peek 2005 Hou 6.0
  B. Reed 2011 Hou 6.0
  A. Okoye 2007 Hou 5.5
  J. Sharper 2002 Hou 5.5
  J. Watt 2011 Hou 5.5
  K. Wong 2002 Hou 5.5
  K. Wong 2004 Hou 5.5
  J. Babin 2006 Hou 5.0
  B. McKinney 2016 Hou 5.0
  W. Mercilus 2014 Hou 5.0
  J. Simon 2015 Hou 5.0
  A. Smith 2013 Hou 5.0
  M. Williams 2011 Hou 5.0
  C. Barwin 2009 Hou 4.5
  J. Clowney 2015 Hou 4.5
  A. Smith 2009 Hou 4.5
  M. Williams 2006 Hou 4.5
  J. Babin 2005 Hou 4.0
  J. Babin 2004 Hou 4.0
  T. Bulman 2008 Hou 4.0
  B. Cushing 2011 Hou 4.0
  B. Cushing 2009 Hou 4.0
  W. Mercilus 2018 Hou 4.0
  S. Payne 2005 Hou 4.0
  J. Sharper 2003 Hou 4.0
  A. Smith 2010 Hou 4.0
  J. Watt 2019 Hou 4.0