New York Jets Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Sacks

The following are the New York Jets single season 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 single season leader in sacks with 22.0.

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

      Sacks
Player Season Team Sacks
  M. Gastineau 1984 NYJ 22.0
  M. Gastineau 1983 NYJ 19.0
  M. Gastineau 1985 NYJ 13.5
  J. Abraham 2001 NYJ 13.0
  D. Byrd 1990 NYJ 13.0
  S. Ellis 2003 NYJ 12.5
  M. Wilkerson 2015 NYJ 12.0
  S. Ellis 2004 NYJ 11.0
  J. Abraham 2005 NYJ 10.5
  M. Wilkerson 2013 NYJ 10.5
  J. Abraham 2002 NYJ 10.0
  H. Douglas 1995 NYJ 10.0
  J. Lageman 1991 NYJ 10.0
  M. Lewis 2000 NYJ 10.0
  C. Pace 2013 NYJ 10.0
  J. Abraham 2004 NYJ 9.5
  S. Ellis 2000 NYJ 8.5
  J. Lageman 1993 NYJ 8.5
  B. Thomas 2006 NYJ 8.5
  M. Washington 1992 NYJ 8.5
  H. Douglas 1996 NYJ 8.0
  S. Ellis 2008 NYJ 8.0
  J. Jenkins 2019 NYJ 8.0
  M. Lewis 1997 NYJ 8.0
  C. Pace 2009 NYJ 8.0
  S. Richardson 2014 NYJ 8.0
  B. Bennett 1985 NYJ 7.5
  J. Klecko 1985 NYJ 7.5
  M. Lyons 1988 NYJ 7.5
  H. Anderson 2018 NYJ 7.0
  D. Byrd 1989 NYJ 7.0
  D. Byrd 1991 NYJ 7.0
  M. Gastineau 1988 NYJ 7.0
  J. Jenkins 2018 NYJ 7.0
  M. Lewis 1998 NYJ 7.0
  C. Pace 2008 NYJ 7.0
  L. Williams 2016 NYJ 7.0
  J. Adams 2019 NYJ 6.5
  Q. Coples 2014 NYJ 6.5
  S. Ellis 2009 NYJ 6.5
  J. Klecko 1983 NYJ 6.5
  J. Lageman 1994 NYJ 6.5
  M. Lyons 1985 NYJ 6.5
  J. Abraham 2003 NYJ 6.0
  B. Cox 2000 NYJ 6.0
  B. Cox 1998 NYJ 6.0
  J. Evans 2002 NYJ 6.0
  M. Gastineau 1982 NYJ 6.0
  V. Hobson 2006 NYJ 6.0
  M. Lewis 1994 NYJ 6.0