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The 'Yearly leaders in NFL sacks' quiz

Wednesday marks the deadline for which NFL teams can sign franchise-tagged players to long-term extensions. Ahead of that deadline, a couple of teams gave out massive deals to their pass-rushing studs on Tuesday. First, it was Kansas City's Chris Jones who inked a four-year deal worth $85 million. This led to Patrick Mahomes, who just recently signed a record-breaking contract himself, to troll the haters on Twitter . Myles Garrett, whose deal was not yet up, also got paid on Tuesday, signing a five-year, $125 million contract with Cleveland. You can click here to see which other franchise-tagged players were able to come to terms with their teams and which will be playing on the tag in 2020.

Which brings us to today's quiz of the day. One player who did not sign a long-term deal was Shaq Barrett. The Bucs defender led the league in sacks in 2019 with 19.5, but that wasn't enough for the Bucs to offer him a deal beyond 2020. The NFL began officially tracking sacks in 1982. So with that in mind, how many of the year-by-year leaders in sacks can you name in five minutes?

Good luck!

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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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