By: KDKA-TV News Staff
BUFFALO (KDKA) – The NFL has a new record-holder for most consecutive games with a sack.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Best City For Baby Boomers, Housing Forecast Says
The Steelers defense came into their Sunday night matchup with the Bills at 69 consecutive games with a sack, tied with Tampa Bay.
Then, in the second quarter, the Tyson Alualu took down Bills’ quarterback Josh Allen, making it 70 and dethroning the Buccaneers as the NFL record-holder.
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SACKED AND THE NFL RECORD IS OURS!!!
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) December 14, 2020
Tampa Bay held the record when they recorded at least a sack in 69 consecutive games between 1999-2003.
The new record held by the Steelers began on November 6, 2016, against the Ravens.MORE NEWS: Winter Weather Prompts Opening Of Warming Centers
T.J. Watt leads the defense with 46.5 sacks during the streak, followed by Bud Dupree with 35.5.