2016 NFL Betting: Who Will Lead the League in Tackles?

Last season 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman led the league with 154 combined tackles, which includes both solo and assists. During the 2014 NFL season, Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly led the league with 153 combined tackles. Those two players are the early front-runners to lead the league during the upcoming campaign.


On Thursday, July 21, the offshore sportsbook Bet365 posted odds for 29 different players to lead the league in tackles with Kuechly (+300) listed as a slight favorite over Bowman (+350). Lavonte David, who finished third in each of the past two seasons, has the third-shortest odds at +650.

The table below displays the latest odds from Bet365. It will be updated as new information becomes available.

Player Odds (7/22)
Luke Kuechly +300
NaVorro Bowman +350
Lavonte David +650
Alex Ogletree +1200
DeAndre Levy +1400
CJ Mosley +1600
Sean Lee +1600
DQwell Jackson +2000
Paul Posluszny +2200
Vontaze Burflict +2500
Lawrence Timmons +2500
Danny Trevathan +2800
Telvin Smith +2800
Bobby Wagner +3300
Keenan Robinson +3300
Malcolm Smith +3300
Jerrell Freeman +4000
Eric Kendricks +4000
Stephone Anthony +4000
Reshad Jones +4000
Jamie Collins +5000
Jordan Hicks +5000
Kiko Alonso +5000
Stephen Tulloch +6000
Corey Graham +6600
Ryan Shazier +6600
Brandon Marshall +6600
Derrick Johnson +6600
Brian Cushing +6600

Who do you think will lead the league in tackles? Will Bowman repeat as the leading tackler? Please leave your comments in the section below.

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David Solar

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