Rickey Jackson's Career Highlights

All-Pro: 1986 (NEA), 1987 (NEA, SN), 1992 (PFWA), 1993 (SN)

All-Pro Second Team: 1984 (AP, NEA), 1985 (AP), 1986 (AP), 1992 (AP, NEA), 1993 (AP)

All-NFC: 1983 (PW), 1984 (UPI, PW), 1992 (UPI, PW), 1993 (UPI, PW)

All-NFC Second Team: 1983 (UPI), 1985 (UPI), 1986 (UPI)

(6) – 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1993, 1994 

(at time of his retirement following 1995 season)

• [2nd] Most Opponents Fumbles Recovered, Career – 28
• [3rd] Most Sacks, Career – 128.0
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Opponents Fumbles Recovered, Season – 7 (1990)

Saints records held by Jackson
(Records through the 1993 season, Jackson’s final season with New Orleans)

• [1st] Most Games – 195
• [1st] Most Sacks, Career – 123.0 (includes unofficial 8.0 sacks in 1981)
• [Tied for 1st] Most Seasons – 13
• [1st] Most Opponents Fumbles Recovered, Career – 26
• [1st] Most Opponents Fumbles Recovered, Season – 7 (1990)
• [Tied for 1st] Most Sacks, Game – 4 (at Atlanta, Dec. 14, 1986; at Detroit, Sept. 18, 1988)
• [2nd] Most Sacks, Rookie Season – 8.0 (1981; note: sack was an unofficial statistic prior to 1982)

Team Statistical Championships
Sack Leader: 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1995 S

s San Francisco 49ers All other titles with New Orleans

Year Team W L T Division Finish
1981 New Orleans Saints 4 12 0 (4th)
1982 New Orleans Saints 4 5 0 (9th)
1983 New Orleans Saints 8 8 0 (3rd)
1984 New Orleans Saints 7 9 0 (3rd)
1985 New Orleans Saints 5 11 0 (3rd)
1986 New Orleans Saints 7 9 0 (4th)
1987 New Orleans Saints 12 3 0 (2nd)
1988 New Orleans Saints 10 6 0 (3rd)
1989 New Orleans Saints 9 7 0 (3rd)
1990 New Orleans Saints 8 8 0 (2nd)
1991 New Orleans Saints 11 5 0 (1st)
1992 New Orleans Saints 12 4 0 (2nd)
1993 New Orleans Saints 8 8 0 (2nd)
1994 San Francisco 49ers 13 3 0 (1st)
1995 San Francisco 49ers 11 5 0 (1st)
*NFC regular season finish in strike-shortened season.

 

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