Former Las Vegas Raiders EDGE Khalil Mack was part of the 2010’s NFL All-Decade Team Defense. He was their only current or former player to be part of the exclusive accolade.
Raiders Blog: Former EDGE Khalil Mack Joins All-Decade Team
Throughout his tenure with the Raiders, Mack wrecked havock in the defense. Whether he was playing outside linebacker or defensive end, he was always the source of constant pressure. A fan favorite for most of his time with the team, he fell from many fan’s grace when he and the team couldn’t agree to a long-term contract and later was traded to Chicago in return for draft picks.
Kahlil has continued being his own self with the Bears. Since he was sent packing, he’s had 122 pressures, 17 sacks, four passes defensed, 11 forced fumbles and one interceptions. Considering that besides maybe Leonard Floyd, he had to earn every stat, which makes it more impressive.
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For his career, Mack has, 449 pressures, 64 sacks, 20 forced fumbles, 20 passes defensed and two interceptions. These are the numbers that earned him the All-Decade distinction.
Some in Raider Nation may have mixed feelings or straight up feel indifferent about Mack. That’s fair, but the fact he was traded to another team doesn’t diminish his impact with the Silver and Black.
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