Week 1 Defensive Stat Leaders. Devon Kennard Wrecks With Three Sacks

Just like when we went over the Offensive side of the ball, week 1 has a way of producing stats that might make you scratch your head. Devon Kennard of the Detroit Lions might be one of those players that makes you do this. The 28 year old LB exploded for three sacks against the Cardinals. He had a total of seven sacks just a season ago. Let’s go over the Top 5’s for week 1.


  1. Thomas Davis- 14 tackles
  2. Jordan Hicks- 14 tackles
  3. Josey Jewell- 14 tackles
  4. Cory Littleton- 14 tackles
  5. Devin Bush, John Johnson, Eric Rowe, Xavier Woods- 11 tackles


  1. Devon Kennard- 3 sacks
  2. Cameron Wake- 2.5 sacks
  3. Leonard Floyd, Dante Fowler, Myles Garrett, Trey Henrickson, Sam Hubbard, Quinton Jefferson, Benson Mayowa, Terrell Suggs- 2 sacks
  4. Jerry Hughes, Logan Ryan, Preston Smith- 1.5 sacks
  5. Dozens of Players with 1 sack, a few of which includes: Dee Ford, Jadeveon Clowney, Everson Griffen, Justin Houston, Joey Bosa, Nick Bosa, Bud Dupree, Melvin Ingram, Chandler Jones, Cameron Jordan


  1. Anthony Harris- 2 INTS
  2. Multiple Players Tied with 1 each, some of which includes:- Adrian Amos, Malcolm Butler, Earl Thomas, Kevin Byard, Malik Hooker, C.J. Mosley, Richard Sherman, Marlon Humphrey, Frank Clark, Logan Ryan, Devin McCourty, James Bradberry

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