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Who All Has Robert Mathis Sacked In His 14-Year NFL Career?

Intro: Robert Mathis’ historic NFL career will come to a close on Sunday. Mathis has sacked 61 different guys a total of 128.5 times, the most in franchise history.


INDIANAPOLIS – He's sacked the Tom Brady's, Peyton Manning's, Drew Brees', Ben Roethlisberger's of the world.

He's also sacked guys by the name of Jamie Martin, Mike McMahon and Anthony Wright. He's even sacked a defensive back, Adam "Pac Man" Jones.

In 14 NFL seasons, Robert Mathis has sacked 61 different players.

Mathis’ career will come to a close on Sunday afternoon, but his impact around the NFL has been felt everywhere, even in New England.

"He's an unbelievable talent," Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said of Mathis. "He's got incredible athleticism. He's so smart. He's got a lot of moves. What Robert's done with leading the league in sacks (in 2013) and (career) strip-sacks has really been huge. You try to put guys around him and double-team him, but he still seems to be making all the plays.

"He's one of the most disruptive players in the league," Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said when Mathis led the NFL in sacks in 2013.

"Not only does he hit the quarterback, but he causes the turnover, game-changing plays. He can absolutely ruin a game."

Here is a breakdown of all the people Mathis has sacked, adding up to 128.5 career sacks (including the postseason:


7.0: David Carr

6.0: Blaine Gabbert

5.5: Matt Schaub

5.0: Tom Brady, Philip Rivers, Alex Smith Ryan Tannehill

4.5: Ryan Fitzpatrick

4.0: Joe Flacco, Steve McNair

3.5: Byron Leftwich, Chad Pennington

3.0: David Garrard, Cam Newton, Carson Palmer

2.5: Seneca Wallace

2.0: Derek Anderson, Drew Brees, Kellen Clemens, Kerry Collins, Jay Cutler, Chad Henne, J.P. Losman, Eli Manning, Peyton Manning, Marcus Mariota, Kyle Orton, Michael Vick, Russell Wilson, T.J. Yates

1.5: Jason Campbell, Colin Kaepernick, Donovan McNabb, Ben Roethlisberger

1.0: Sam Bradford, Brodie Croyle, Trent Dilfer, A.J. Feeley, Doug Flutie, Nick Foles, Josh Freeman, Jeff Garcia, Adam Jones, Case Keenum, Jon Kitna, Craig Krenzel, Jake Locker, Jamie Martin, Brock Osweiler, Christian Ponder, Terrelle Pryor, Aaron Rodgers, Sage Rosenfels, Billy Volek, Kurt Warner, Brandon Weeden, Anthony Wright

0.5: Marc Bulger, Matt Cassel, Trent Green, Mike McMahon

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