Pittsburgh Steelers Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Sacks

The following are the Pittsburgh Steelers single season defensive leaders ranked by sacks. Included are player stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) from 1945-2019, the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) from 1940-1942 and the Pittsburgh Pirates (NFL) from 1933-1939. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. James Harrison is the Pittsburgh Steelers single season leader in sacks with 16.0.

Players active with the Pittsburgh Steelers during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Sacks
Player Season Team Sacks
  J. Harrison 2008 Pit 16.0
  M. Merriweather 1984 Pit 15.0
  K. Greene 1994 Pit 14.0
  K. Willis 1983 Pit 14.0
  J. Gildon 2000 Pit 13.5
  L. Woodley 2009 Pit 13.5
  C. Brown 1996 Pit 13.0
  T. Watt 2018 Pit 13.0
  K. Greene 1993 Pit 12.5
  J. Gildon 2001 Pit 12.0
  C. Heyward 2017 Pit 12.0
  K. Willis 1986 Pit 12.0
  L. Woodley 2008 Pit 11.5
  J. Gildon 1998 Pit 11.0
  J. Harrison 2010 Pit 10.5
  J. Porter 2000 Pit 10.5
  J. Porter 2005 Pit 10.5
  J. Harrison 2009 Pit 10.0
  G. Lloyd 1994 Pit 10.0
  L. Woodley 2010 Pit 10.0
  K. Bell 2001 Pit 9.0
  J. Gildon 2002 Pit 9.0
  K. Greene 1995 Pit 9.0
  C. Haggans 2005 Pit 9.0
  J. Harrison 2011 Pit 9.0
  J. Porter 2001 Pit 9.0
  J. Porter 2002 Pit 9.0
  J. Williams 1991 Pit 9.0
  L. Woodley 2011 Pit 9.0
  C. Brown 1994 Pit 8.5
  J. Gildon 1999 Pit 8.5
  J. Harrison 2007 Pit 8.5
  R. Seals 1995 Pit 8.5
  C. Heyward 2018 Pit 8.0
  G. Lloyd 1991 Pit 8.0
  A. Smith 2001 Pit 8.0
  A. Smith 2004 Pit 8.0
  K. von Oelhoffen 2003 Pit 8.0
  V. Williams 2017 Pit 8.0
  J. Worilds 2013 Pit 8.0
  K. Gary 1983 Pit 7.5
  C. Heyward 2014 Pit 7.5
  J. Worilds 2014 Pit 7.5
  J. Gildon 1996 Pit 7.0
  C. Heyward 2015 Pit 7.0
  G. Lloyd 1989 Pit 7.0
  E. Nelson 1984 Pit 7.0
  J. Porter 2006 Pit 7.0
  J. Porter 2004 Pit 7.0
  R. Seals 1994 Pit 7.0