New England Patriots Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Sacks

The following are the New England Patriots career defensive leaders ranked by sacks. Included are player stats for the New England Patriots (NFL) from 1971-2020, the Boston Patriots (NFL) in 1970 and the Boston Patriots (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Andre Tippett is the New England Patriots career leader in sacks with 100.0.

Players active with the New England Patriots during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Sacks
Player Gms Sacks
1. A. Tippett 151 100.0
2. W. McGinest 171 78.0
3. C. Slade 127 51.0
4. M. Vrabel 125 48.0
5. R. Ninkovich 123 46.0
6. B. Williams 121 43.5
7. R. Seymour 111 39.0
8. C. Jones 55 36.0
  G. Veris 78 36.0
10. T. Bruschi 189 30.5
11. D. Blackmon 89 29.5
12. J. Green 121 28.0
13. R. Colvin 65 26.5
14. D. Hightower 102 25.5
15. T. Banta-Cain 85 23.5
16. T. Flowers 46 21.0
  H. Thomas 64 21.0
18. T. Warren 105 20.5
19. J. Adams 206 19.0
20. J. Collins 66 17.5
21. K. Sims 74 17.0
22. V. Brown 123 16.5
  K. Van Noy 51 16.5
24. J. Rembert 126 16.0
  V. Wilfork 158 16.0
26. M. Jones 61 15.0
  T. Williams 80 15.0
  M. Wright 81 15.0
29. A. Thomas 39 14.5
30. C. Eaton 65 13.5
  L. McGrew 122 13.5
32. J. Sheard 28 13.0
33. A. Carter 23 12.0
34. T. Goad 109 11.5
  T. Johnson 125 11.5
  D. Owens 71 11.5
  D. Wise 46 11.5
38. A. Butler 48 11.0
  J. Mayo 103 11.0
40. B. Hamilton 64 10.5
41. M. Anderson 16 10.0
  A. Pleasant 37 10.0
43. G. Spires 42 9.5
44. R. Harrison 63 9.0
  C. Jones 28 9.0
46. M. Brown 60 8.5
  A. Jones 37 8.5
48. S. Nelson 174 8.0
49. R. Agnew 66 7.5
  F. Collons 64 7.5