Watt Denied Record-Breaking Sack. The Pittsburgh Steelers edge rusher will remain tied for the NFL's sack record. Pittsburgh Steelers edge rusher T.J.
Watt actually broke Michael Strahan's sack record. T.J. Watt tied Michael Strahan for the single-season sack record on Sunday with a sack of Ravens quarterback Tyler Huntley in the second quarter, but he appeared as if he may have had another one earlier in the game which would make him the sole record holder.
Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt officially finished the 2021 regular season with 22.5 sacks. That tied him for the most sacks ever recorded in a single season in NFL history, now sharing the official NFL single-season sack record with Michael Strahan, who reached that total in 2001.
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He remains the Eagles' all-time sack leader, recording 124 sacks in 121 games, and is second to Bruce Smith on the NFL's all-time sack list.
But according to multiple reports, the Elias Sports Bureau agreed with gameday statisticians that a first-quarter forced fumble of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Tyler Huntley was an aborted play and, therefore, not a sack.
Overall, it is not a bit surprising that Watt was not awarded an extra sack based on how the rules for scoring such a play are stated. While the review was denied, Watt did record 22.5 sacks this season and in just 15 games played in to boot.
QB fumbles a good snap and falls on the ball with no attempt to advance or pass. No Sack awarded.
In the National Football League (NFL), it is possible to record a sack for zero yards. The NFL subtract yards lost due to sacks from teams' passing totals (though the quarterback's individual passing total stats remain unchanged), while the NCAA subtracts sack yardage from individual rushing totals.
• Added Category D to aborted plays to include a punter who has received the snap from the. center correctly, but in the process to punt the ball, the ball is dropped (unforced fumble).
A pressure in football is a pass-rushing statistic that is awarded when a player earns a sack, hurry, or quarterback knockdown. A pressure is a statistic that is awarded to defensive players when they rush the quarterback.
David Carr has been sacked the most by a quarterback in a season, with 76 sacks in his rookie season in 2002.
Dan Marino has been sacked the fewest by a quarterback with more than 500 passing attempts in a season, with 6 sacks in 1988.