He and Chiefs teammate Derrick Thomas combined to form one of the most devastating pass rushing duos in NFL history. (Smith famously swung a baseball bat after the sacking the quarterback, a tribute to fellow Kansas city icon George Brett.) Late in his career he left for rival Denver, where he went on to win a pair of Super Bowl titles. He finished with 86.6 career sacks.
Runner-up: Jevon Kearse
Worthy of consideration: Tony Brackens, Chad Eaton, Julius Peppers, Chuck Smith, George Webster