Why is Michael Strahan being enshrined into the Hall of Fame on Saturday night? Strahan's career was about much more than stats, but the numbers are impressive. Here is a look at some of the impressive career numbers for the great New York Giants defensive end.
Strahan By The Numbers
- One of only three players to play 15 years with the Giants. Mel Hein (1931-45) and Phil Simms (1979-93) are the others.
- A four-time first-team All-Pro: 1197, 1998, 2001, 2003.
- NFL AP Defensive Player of the Year in 2001.
- A seven-time Pro Bowler. Only four Giants went to more Pro Bowls -- Lawrence Taylor (10), Harry Carson (9), Rosie Brown (9), Emlen Tunnell (8).
- Had 141.5 career sacks, a franchise record and the fifth-highest total in NFL history.
- Holds the single-season sack record with 22.5 in 2001.
- Led the NFL in sacks in 2003 with 18.5.
- Holds the Giants' postseason record with 9.5 sacks.
-- Stats from the New York Giants