The 'NFL season leaders in sacks' quiz
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The 'NFL season leaders in sacks' quiz

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt has a chance to make history on Sunday. The All-Pro linebacker has 21.5 sacks on the season, leaving him one short of tying Michael Strahan's single-season record of 22.5 set back in 2001. If he can tally 1.5 sacks against the division-rival Baltimore Ravens, he will become the new single-season sack king. Sure, some may say he was helped by the extra week on the schedule, but Watt has only played in 14 games so far this season, so if he does in fact break the record, there shouldn't be any need for an asterisk.

Which brings us to today's quiz of the day. Even if he doesn't get the record, this will likely be the second season in a row in which Watt has led the league in sacks. So with that in mind, how many of the year-by-year leaders in sacks can you name in five minutes?

Good luck!

SCORE:
0/39
TIME:
5:00
2020 / 15/0 / PIT / #90
T.J. Watt
2019 / 19.5 / TB / #58
Shaquil Barrett
2018 / 20.5 / LARM / #99
Aaron Donald
2017 / 17.0 / ARZ / #55
Chandler Jones
2016 / 15.5 / ATL / #44
Vic Beasley
2015 / 17.5 / HOU / #99
J.J. Watt
2014 / 22.0 / KC / #50
Justin Houston
2013 / 19.5 / IND / #98
Robert Mathis
2012 / 20.5 / HOU / #99
J.J. Watt
2011 / 22.0 / MIN / #69
Jared Allen
2010 / 15.5 / DAL / #94
DeMarcus Ware
2009 / 17.0 / DEN / #92
Elvis Dumervil
2008 / 20.0 / DAL / #94
DeMarcus Ware
2007 / 15.5 / KC / #69
Jared Allen
2006 / 17.0 / SD / #56
Shawne Merriman
2005 / 16.0 / OAK / #56
Derrick Burgess
2004 / 16.0 / IND / #93
Dwight Freeney
2003 / 18.5 / NYG / #92
Michael Strahan
2002 / 18.5 / MIA / #99
Jason Taylor
2001 / 22.5 / NYG / #92
Michael Strahan
2000 / 17.0 / NO / #97
La'Roi Glover
1999 / 17.0 / STL / #93
Kevin Carter
1998 / 16.5 / SEA / #70
Michael Sinclair
1997 / 15.5 / MIN / #93
John Randle
1996 / 14.5 / CAR / #91
Kevin Greene
1995 / 17.5 / BUF / #95
Bryce Paup
1994 / 14.0 / PIT / #91
Kevin Greene
1993 / 15.0 / KC / #90
Neil Smith
1992 / 19.0 / PHI / #96
Clyde Simmons
1991 / 17.0 / NO / #56
Pat Swilling
1990 / 20.0 / KC / #58
Derrick Thomas
1989 / 21.0 / MIN / #56
Chris Doleman
1988 / 18.0 / PHI / #92
Reggie White
1987 / 21.0 / PHI / #92
Reggie White
1986 / 20.5 / NYG / #56
Lawrence Taylor
1985 / 17.0 / CHI / #95
Richard Dent
1984 / 22.0 / NYJ / #99
Mark Gastineau
1983 / 19.0 / NYJ / #99
Mark Gastineau
1982 / 11.5 / MIN / #79
Doug Martin

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