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Who holds the NFL record for most sacks in one game?


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November 06, 2011 4:04AM

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Thomas had 7 sacks in one game against the Seattle Seahawks on November 11, 1990. Thomas had a chance for number 8, he was blitzing quarterback Dave Krieg on the last play of the game, but Krieg eluded him and threw a touchdown pass to give Seattle the win.