Kansas City Chiefs Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Sacks

The following are the Kansas City Chiefs single season defensive leaders ranked by sacks. Included are player stats for the Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) from 1970-2020, the Kansas City Chiefs (AFL) from 1963-1969 and the Dallas Texans (AFL) from 1960-1962. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Justin Houston is the Kansas City Chiefs single season leader in sacks with 22.0.

Players active with the Kansas City Chiefs during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Sacks
Player Season Team Sacks
  J. Houston 2014 KC 22.0
  D. Thomas 1990 KC 20.0
  J. Allen 2007 KC 15.5
  C. Jones 2018 KC 15.5
  N. Smith 1993 KC 15.0
  T. Hali 2010 KC 14.5
  N. Smith 1992 KC 14.5
  A. Still 1984 KC 14.5
  D. Thomas 1992 KC 14.5
  E. Hicks 2000 KC 14.0
  M. Bell 1984 KC 13.5
  D. Thomas 1991 KC 13.5
  D. Ford 2018 KC 13.0
  D. Thomas 1996 KC 13.0
  T. Hali 2011 KC 12.0
  N. Smith 1995 KC 12.0
  D. Thomas 1998 KC 12.0
  N. Smith 1994 KC 11.5
  J. Allen 2005 KC 11.0
  T. Hali 2013 KC 11.0
  J. Houston 2013 KC 11.0
  D. Thomas 1994 KC 11.0
  A. Still 1986 KC 10.5
  D. Williams 1997 KC 10.5
  M. Bell 1983 KC 10.0
  D. Ford 2016 KC 10.0
  J. Houston 2012 KC 10.0
  D. Thomas 1989 KC 10.0
  J. Houston 2017 KC 9.5
  N. Smith 1990 KC 9.5
  D. Thomas 1997 KC 9.5
  J. Allen 2004 KC 9.0
  T. Hali 2012 KC 9.0
  E. Hicks 2002 KC 9.0
  J. Houston 2018 KC 9.0
  C. Jones 2019 KC 9.0
  T. Hali 2009 KC 8.5
  F. Clark 2019 KC 8.0
  T. Hali 2006 KC 8.0
  N. Smith 1991 KC 8.0
  D. Thomas 1993 KC 8.0
  D. Thomas 1995 KC 8.0
  J. Allen 2006 KC 7.5
  D. Clemons 2000 KC 7.5
  T. Hali 2007 KC 7.5
  J. Houston 2015 KC 7.5
  D. Williams 2000 KC 7.5
  J. Browning 2002 KC 7.0
  D. Clemons 2001 KC 7.0
  W. Gilberry 2010 KC 7.0