New York Jets Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Sacks

The following are the New York Jets career defensive leaders ranked by sacks. Included are player stats for the New York Jets (NFL) from 1970-2020, the New York Jets (AFL) from 1963-1969 and the New York Titans (AFL) from 1960-1962. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Mark Gastineau is the New York Jets career leader in sacks with 74.0.

Players active with the New York Jets during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Sacks
Player Gms Sacks
1. M. Gastineau 137 74.0
2. S. Ellis 170 72.5
3. J. Abraham 73 53.5
4. M. Lewis 200 52.5
5. C. Pace 120 46.0
6. M. Wilkerson 105 44.5
7. M. Washington 124 37.5
8. D. Harris 154 35.0
9. J. Lageman 82 34.5
10. B. Thomas 157 33.5
11. M. Lyons 147 29.0
12. D. Byrd 57 28.0
13. J. Klecko 140 24.0
14. H. Douglas 40 22.0
15. J. Ferguson 101 20.5
  J. Jenkins 60 20.5
17. S. Mersereau 102 19.0
18. B. Bennett 81 18.5
19. S. Richardson 58 18.0
20. L. Williams 71 17.0
21. Q. Coples 56 16.5
22. B. Houston 93 14.5
  D. Robertson 77 14.5
24. L. Mehl 97 14.0
25. J. Adams 46 12.0
  B. Cox 43 12.0
27. D. Davis 80 11.5
  G. Nichols 60 11.5
29. V. Hobson 76 11.0
30. E. Barton 68 10.5
31. B. Crable 66 10.0
  P. Frase 96 10.0
  R. Lyle 78 10.0
34. K. Neil 41 9.5
35. A. Gordon 41 9.0
  M. Jones 142 9.0
  K. Rhodes 80 9.0
  B. Scott 63 9.0
39. R. Phifer 32 8.5
40. H. Anderson 29 8.0
  C. Cascadden 60 8.0
  A. Pleasant 32 8.0
43. S. McLendon 59 7.5
44. M. Brock 32 7.0
  J. Evans 23 7.0
  V. Green 139 7.0
47. D. Bowens 32 6.5
  B. Copeland 28 6.5
  L. Mauldin 26 6.5
  K. Rose 37 6.5