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Chiefs LB Justin Houston is chasing NFL history

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05:03 PM ET 09.26 | Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston led all NFL players in sacks during Week 3 of the regular season with 4.5 against the Philadelphia Eagles. The 4.5 sacks on Michael Vick brought Houston's season total to 7.5 - he had three sacks against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the season opener. Houston's current number ties him for second in NFL history throughout the first three weeks of a season and he can break an all-time NFL mark with two sacks this weekend against the New York Giants. If Houston can get to 9.5, he will have the most sacks in the first month of an NFL season, passing Mark Gastineau and Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila's previous mark of nine. Regardless of whether or not he breaks the mark, Houston is off to a great start to his season and could have the single-season sack record in his sights if he continues to have success rushing the passer throughout the year.

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September 26, 2013  10:35 PM ET

NO

September 26, 2013  10:38 PM ET

Eli better keep his head on a swivel this Sunday.

September 26, 2013  11:09 PM ET

Another good thing coming out of KC. That's a nice change.

September 27, 2013  01:34 AM ET

Linebacker, Kansas City, Derrick Thomas. That's the only one I'll remember at this point in history.

September 27, 2013  02:59 AM ET

Good on 'ya Justin, but it's not how you start. It's how you finish son.

September 27, 2013  08:41 PM ET

DT had 7 in a single game. That record will not be broken.

 
September 27, 2013  09:20 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

DT had 7 in a single game. That record will not be broken.

Thomas was a monster in that game......

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