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Thriving in their 30s: A look at which players had the most sacks after their 32nd birthday – The Denver Post

Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller turned 32 during the offseason. A look at which players had the most sacks after their 32nd birthday according to the database at Pro Football Reference:

PlayerSeasons Sacks Comment
Bruce Smith1995-200384Had five double-digit sack seasons at age 32 or later
Coy Bacon1974-8183Led the NFL with 21 1/2 sacks for Cincinnati in 1976 (age 34)
Kevin Greene1994-9975Led NFL in sacks at age 32 (14, Steelers) and 34 (14 1/2, Panthers)
Chris Doleman1993-9974 1/2Four years of at least 11 sacks after turning 32 (two Pro Bowls)
Reggie White1993-200074Four double-digit sack seasons after turning 32, including 16 at age 37
Julius Peppers2012-1859 1/2Posted 11 sacks for Panthers at age 37 (retired the next year)
Claude Humphrey1976-8155 1/2At age 32, had 14 1/2 sacks; at age 36, had 15 1/2 sacks
Rickey Jackson1990-9555 1/2Made Pro Bowl in age-34 and 35 seasons (25 total sacks)
Carl Eller1974-7953Four years of at least 10 sacks for Vikings in age 32-35 seasons
Ed Jones1983-8951 1/2Jones played until age-38, had 13 sacks in ’85 (age-34 season)

*Note: Smith, Greene, Doleman, White, Humphrey, Jackson and Eller are in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Peppers is not yet eligible.

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