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Jamal Adams sets NFL record for single season-sacks by a defensive back

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Jamal Adams is the king of sacks.

On Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks All-Pro safety got to Jets quarterback Sam Darnold in the second quarter, breaking the 2005 sack record set by Adrian Wilson for most sacks in a single season (8).

Of course, it would only be fitting that he broke it against his former team after an ugly divorce over the summer. He broke this single-season record in just 9 games with Seattle. 

Since joining the Seahawks, Adams has been the game-changing force for a defense that has been surging in the last few weeks.

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The strong safety is a big reason why the Seahawks lead the NFL with 24 sacks since Week 8.

Adams is also the first DB to have 6+ sacks in multiple seasons. He has 6.5 total last year with the Jets.

With just three games left in the season, Adams has an opportunity to extend his sack number even further.

The Seahawks defense makes sure Adams stays busy, so expect the safety to continue to making plays as the regular season schedule comes to a close.