Three Weeks Into the Season And All-Time Defensive Leaders

In Three Weeks Into The Season And All-Time Offensive Leaders we looked at the 2019 all-time leaders this season on offense for three weeks into the season.  Today we do the same on defense.


Buccaneer Shaquil Barrett leads all players all-time in the number of sacks for three weeks into a season. He actually shares first place with former Jet Mark Gastineau  who both had eight sacks thru the first three weeks of a season. Browns Myles Garrett comes in at tied for tenth with six sacks on the season so far.



Cardinal Jordan Hicks and Panther Luke Kuechly are tie with 36 total tackles for the year. That is good for tie for twelfth place all time for tackles thru the first three weeks of a season. Bobby Wagner of the Seahawks comes in at tie for 19th with 35 so far.


Buccaneer Shaquil Barrett comes in again in all time leaders for tackles for loss. His seven tackles for loss thru three weeks is tie for seventh all time thru the first three weeks of a season.


Quarterback Hits

Again we get Buccaneer Shaquil Barrett who is tie with Raven Matt Judon at nine quarterback hits for the season. That puts them both at tie for fifth all time thru three weeks. Also in the top twenty all time is Browns  Myles Garrett who comes in tie for 15th all time with eight QB hits.


Fumbles Forced

We have three players in the top 14 all-time for three fumbles forced thru three weeks of a season. They are Cardinal Chandler Jones, Bears Khalil Mack and Texans Whitney Mercilus.



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