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By The Numbers: Michael Strahan Stats

Posted Jan 31, 2014

A statistical look at Michael Strahan's Hall of Fame Career

Michael Strahan, one of the finest and most complete NFL defensive ends in NFL history, has been elected to the 2014 Class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Strahan was an excellent run-stopper and passer rusher. He played on eight defenses that were ranked in the top 15 in the NFL in total yardage allowed and nine that were among the top 15 in stopping the run. Strahan is fifth on the NFL’s career sack list with 141.5. He was a team leader and captain, a Super Bowl champion in his final season, a seven-time Pro Bowler, a four-time first-team All-Pro and the 2001 NFL Defensive Player of the Year.

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MICHAEL STRAHAN

  • Played his entire 15-year career with the Giants from 1993-2007.

  • Strahan is one of three players in the 88-year history of the Giants to play 15 years with the team. The others are Hall of Famer Mel Hein (1931-45) and Phil Simms (1979-93).

  • Strahan played in a Giants-record 216 regular-season games (205 starts) and is one of 19 players in franchise history to play at least 10 postseason games (all starts). He moved into the starting lineup in his second NFL season in 1994 after missing seven games as a rookie due to a foot injury. Strahan played in every game for eight consecutive seasons (1996-2003) before tearing his pectoral muscle in 2004. He played in all 16 regular-season games 11 times in his 15-year career.

  • Strahan was a four-time first-team All-Pro: 1997, 1998, 2001 and 2003.

  • He was the 2001 NFL AP Defensive Player of the Year.

  • Strahan was selected to seven Pro Bowls. Only four Giants were selected to more Pro Bowls and all are Hall of Famers: linebackers Lawrence Taylor (10) and Harry Carson (9), offensive tackle Rosie Brown (9) and cornerback Emlen Tunnell (8).

  • Five-time NFC Defensive Player of the Week and the Defensive Player of the Month in October 2001.

  • Defensive captain of the 2007 Giants team that won Super Bowl XLII.

  • Strahan had 141.5 career regular season sacks, which is the Giants’ franchise record and the fifth-highest total in NFL history. The former Giants record-holder was Hall of Famer linebacker Lawrence Taylor, who had 132.5 sacks. Taylor had 9.5 sacks as a rookie in 1981, the year before sacks became an official statistic.

  • When he retired following the 2007 season, Strahan’s 141.5 sacks placed him first among active players.

  • At the conclusion of the 2013 season, Strahan’s 141.5 sacks left him fifth on the NFL’s official career sack list.

  • Strahan holds the NFL single-season record with 22.5 sacks in 2001. The previous record of 22 sacks was set by Mark Gastineau of the Jets in 1984. In setting the record, Strahan became the 6th player to record at least 20 sacks in a season since sacks became an official statistic in 1982. He was the 1st player with at least 20 sacks in a season since the late Hall of Famer Derrick Thomas accomplished the feat for Kansas City in 1990 and the 1st with 21 since Hall of Famer Chris Doleman did it in 1989. The previous Giants record was held by Taylor, who had 20.5 sacks in 1986.

  • He led the NFL in 2003 with 18.5 sacks, the 2nd-highest total of his career. He is the only Giants player to twice lead the league in sacks. The only other time a Giant topped the NFL’s sack list was 1986, when Taylor had 20.5 sacks. The only other players who have led the NFL in sacks at least twice are Mark Gastineau (1983-84), Hall of Famer Reggie White (1987-88), Kevin Greene (1994 and 1996) and Jared Allen (2007 and 2011).

  • Strahan also holds the Giants’ postseason record with 9.5 sacks. Leonard Marshall is second with 7.0.

  • Strahan had at least a half-sack against 64 different quarterbacks in the regular season, with Philadelphia’s Donovan McNabb his most frequent victim (12.5)…His 21.5 sacks vs. the Eagles are the most against any opponent. Dallas is next at 18.0, followed by Washington at 17.0.

  • Strahan’s career totals include 868 tackles (655 solo), 141.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, 38 passes defensed, 23 forced fumbles and 15 fumble recoveries. He scored 3 touchdowns, including 2 on interception returns and 1 on a fumble return.

  • According to STATSPASS, Strahan had 84.5 stuffs, defined as tackles of running backs behind the line of scrimmage, for 189 yards in losses.

  • In Strahan’s 15 seasons, the Giants’ defense was ranked among the NFL’s top 15 eight times and in the top 10 four times.

  • In those same 15 seasons, the Giants’ defense against the run was ranked among the top NFL’s top 15 nine times and in the top 10 five times, peaking at No. 2 in 2000.

  • In postseason play, Strahan has 52 tackles (34 solo), 9.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery.

  • Strahan made a big contribution in the Giants’ Super Bowl XLII victory vs. New England, finishing with 3 tackles (2 solo), 1 sack, 2 QB hurries, 4 QB hits and a pass defensed. He sacked Tom Brady for a 6-yard loss in the third quarter, tackled RB Laurence Maroney for a 2-yard loss in the second quarter and batted away a Brady pass for Kevin Faulk in the third quarter.

  • That postseason, Strahan had 10 tackles (5 solo) in the NFC Divisional Playoff at Dallas and 4 tackles (2 solo) in the NFC Championship Game at Green Bay.

  • In the 2000 season, Strahan started all 19 regular-season and postseason games and led the Giants to the NFC championship and a berth in Super Bowl XXXV. He had a team-high 4.5 sacks in the postseason, including 2.0 in a divisional playoff victory over Philadelphia.

STRAHAN’S NFL STATISTICS: REGULAR SEASON
TACKLES
GP GS T   A TOT  SK FF FR
1993 NYG 9 0 1 2 3 1 0 0
1994 NYG 15 15 27 12 39 4.5 1 0
1995 NYG 15 15 48 10 58 7.5 3 0
1996 NYG 16 16 54 9 63 5 1 0
1997 NYG 16 16 50 19 69 14 1 1
1998 NYG 16 15 53 14 67 15 2 0
1999 NYG 16 16 44 15 59 5.5 0 2
2000 NYG 16 16 49 16 65 9.5 0 4
2001 NYG 16 16 62 11 73 22.5 7 1
2002 NYG 16 16 57 18 75 11 3 1
2003 NYG 16 16 64 20 84 18.5 3 1
2004 NYG 8 8 25 10 35 4 0 3
2005 NYG 16 16 61 21 82 11.5 1 1
2006 NYG 9 9 34 16 50 3 0 0
2007 NYG 16 15 26 20 46 9 1 1
Total 216 205 655 213 868 141.5 23 15
Additional Statistics: 1995 - 1 special teams tackle, 1 blocked punt for a safety, 2 interceptions for 56 yards, 5 passes defensed; 1996 - 3 passes defensed; 1997 - 2 passes defensed; 1998 - 1 interception returned 24 yards for a touchdown, 4 passes defensed; 1999 - 1 interception returned 44 yards for a touchdown, 3 passes defensed; 2000 - 4 passes defensed; 2001 - 1 fumble recovery for a TD (13 yards, 2 passes defensed); 2002 - 2 passes defensed; 2003 - 5 passes defensed; 2005 – 2 passes defensed; 2006 – 4 passes defensed; 2007 – 2 passes defensed

STRAHAN’S NFL STATISTICS: POSTSEASON
TACKLES
GP GS T A Tot Sacks FF FR
1993 NYG Injured Reserve - Ankle
1997 NYG 1 1 4 3 7 1 0 1
2000 NYG 3 3 10 2 12 4.5 1 0
2002 NYG 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0
2005 NYG 1 1 4 2 6 2 0 0
2007 NYG 4 4 14 11 15 2 1 0
Total 10 10 34 18 42 9.5 2 1
STRAHAN’S HONORS

1997
Associated Press All-Pro Team
Sports Illustrated All-Pro Team
Pro Football Weekly All-NFL Team
Pro Football Weekly All-NFC Team
College & Pro Football Weekly All-Pro Team
Sporting News All-Pro Team
Football News All-NFC
Football Digest All-NFL Team
USA Today All-Pro Team
All-Madden Team
NFC Pro Bowl Squad

1998
Associated Press All-Pro Team
Sports Illustrated All-Pro Team
Pro Football Weekly All-NFL Team
Pro Football Weekly All-NFC Team
College & Pro Football Weekly All-Pro Team
Football News All-NFC Team
USA Today All-Pro Team
All-Madden Team
NFC Defensive Player of the Week - Week 1 vs. Washington
NFC Pro Bowl Squad

1999
All-Madden Team
NFC Pro Bowl Squad

2001
Sports Illustrated Player of the Year
Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year
NFC Pro Bowl Squad
NFC Defensive Player of the Week - Week 3 vs. New Orleans
NFC Defensive Player of the Week - Week 5 vs. St. Louis
NFC Defensive Player of the Month (October)
Pro Football Weekly Defensive Most Valuable Player
College & Pro Football Newsweekly
Defensive Player of the Year
Associated Press 1st Team All-Pro
Sports Illustrated 1st Team All-Pro
Pro Football Weekly All-NFL Team
Pro Football Weekly All-NFC Team
Football Digest All-Pro Team
Football News All-NFC Team
College & Pro Football Newsweekly All-Pro Team
The Sporting News All-Pro Team

2002
NFC Pro Bowl Squad

2003
NFC Pro Bowl Squad
NFC Defensive Player of the Week - Week 8 at Minnesota
Associated Press 1st Team All-Pro
Sports Illustrated 1st Team All-Pro
Pro Football Weekly All-NFC Team
The Sporting News All-Pro Team
Football Digest All-Pro Team

2005
NFC Pro Bowl Squad
Sports Illustrated 1st Team All-Pro

2007
Defensive captain of the 2007 Giants team that won Super Bowl XLII.

NFL CAREER SACK LEADERS
Name Sacks
Bruce Smith 200
Reggie White 198
Kevin Greene 160
Chris Doleman 150.5
Michael Strahan 141.5
STRAHAN SACKS BY OPPONENT
Team Sacks
Philadelphia 21.5
Dallas 18
Washington  17
Arizona 14.5
St. Louis 9.5
New Orleans 5.5
San Francisco 4.5
Detroit 4
Cleveland 4
Green Bay  4
Minnesota 4
Atlanta 4
Houston/Tennessee 3
Jets 3
Buffalo 2.5
Oakland 2.5
Chicago 3
New England 2
Houston Texans 2
Miami 2
Seattle 2
Tampa Bay 2
Carolina 1.5
Cincinnati 1.5
San Diego 1
Denver 1
Kansas City 1
Jacksonville 1
Total 141.5
STRAHAN’S SACKS BY QUARTERBACK
Quarterback Sacks
Donovan McNabb  12.5
Jake Plummer 7.5
Drew Bledsoe 7
Kurt Warner 6.5
Quincy Carter 5
Trent Dilfer 4.5
Tony Banks 4.5
Aaron Brooks 4
Brett Favre 4
Gus Frerotte 3.5
Mark Brunell 3
Daunte Culpepper 3
Jeff Hostetler 3
Dave Krieg 3
John Kitna 3
Anthony Wright 2.5
Troy Aikman 2
Tom Brady 2
David Carr 2
Jeff Garcia 2
Jeff George 2
Tim Hasselbeck 2
Brad Johnson 2
Shane Matthews 2
Mike McMahon 2
Steve McNair 2
Neil O’Donnell 2
Doug Pederson 2
Rodney Peete 2
Heath Shuler 2
Steve Young 2
Jeff Blake  1.5
Stoney Case 1.5
Jake Delhomme 1.5
Rich Gannon 1.5
Trent Green 1.5
Clint Stoerner 1.5
Billy Joe Tolliver  1.5
Rex Grossman 1
Dave Brown 1
Marc Bulger 1
Chris Chandler 1
Randall Cunningham 1
Koy Detmer 1
Ty Detmer 1
John Elway 1
Jay Fiedler 1
Doug Flutie 1
Matt Hasselbeck 1
Bobby Hoying 1
Danny Kanell 1
Kurt Kittner 1
Craig Krenzel  1
Ryan Leaf  1
Dan Marino 1
Cade McNown 1
Chris Miller 1
Scott Mitchell 1
Ken O’Brien  1
Chad Pennington 1
Tony Romo 1
Joey Harrington 0.5
Doug Johnson 0.5
Jim Kelly 0.5
STRAHAN POSTSEASON SACKS
Jake Delhomme 2
Donovan McNabb 2
Trent Dilfer  1.5
Randall Cunningham 1
Daunte Culpepper 1
Jeff Garcia 1
Tom Brady 1