Most Sacks in a season
A former third-round pick of the Browns out of California back in 1983, Reggie Camp had a quick start to his career. After recording 4.5 sacks as a rookie, he exploded in his second season with 14. He followed that up with 8.5 and seven the next two seasons but missed 10 games in 1987 which was his final season with Cleveland. Still, he owns the record for the most sacks in a single season by a member of the Browns.
Current Record for sacks: 14, set by Reggie Camp in 1984
Myles Garrett nearly topped this one in 2018 when he had 13.5 sacks and in 2019, he could find himself atop the list. Garrett was the first overall pick out of Texas A&M in 2017 but missed five games due to injury as a rookie. Even with that being the case, Garrett had seven sacks in 11 games which had us all excited about what he could do when healthy.
In his second season, we all saw what that looked like. Garrett played in all 16 games and finished with 44 tackles and 13.5 sacks which had him just short of the record set by Camp. There are two reasons to think he will improve this season. One is the fact that he’s now got two years of experience under his belt and the second is the fact that he will be unleashed with this new staff.
Garrett recently said former defensive coordinator and interim head coach Gregg Williams limited him to only two pass rush moves. Williams surely had his reasons for this but it’s interesting to think about what Garrett could do with more freedom. That freedom could be what it takes to put him atop the record book for sacks in a season.
Prediction: Garrett sets a new record