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Michael Sinclair
Sinclair wearing his Seahawks jersey in 2002
Sinclair in 2002
No. 70, 75
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1968-01-31) January 31, 1968 (age 56)
Galveston, Texas, U.S.
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:267 lb (121 kg)
Career information
High school:Beaumont Charlton-Pollard
(Beaumont, Texas)
College:Eastern New Mexico
NFL draft:1991 / Round: 6 / Pick: 155
Career history
As a player:
Sacramento Surge (1992)
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
As a player
As a coach
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:351
Forced fumbles:25
Fumble recoveries:9
Pass deflections:2
Defensive touchdowns:2
Player stats at · PFR

Michael Glenn Sinclair (born January 31, 1968) is an American former football player and coach. He played as a defensive end for 11 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) with the Seattle Seahawks and the Philadelphia Eagles. He was selected in the sixth round of the 1991 NFL draft by the Seahawks.[1] Sinclair was a three-time Pro Bowler in 1996, 1997 and 1998. He led the NFL in sacks in 1998 with 16.5, which is also the Seahawks single season franchise record.

After his playing career, Sinclair won the World Bowl as defensive line coach for the Hamburg Sea Devils in NFL Europa in 2007. He was named the defensive line coach for the Montreal Alouettes in January 2008, where he spent five seasons and won two Grey Cup championships. On January 18, 2013, Sinclair followed Alouettes head coach Marc Trestman to the Chicago Bears.[2] Sinclair was fired on January 25, 2014.[3]



  1. ^ "1991 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved May 7, 2023.
  2. ^ Associated He now coaches for the Sam Houston MSTC football team.Press (January 18, 2013). "Bears hire Tucker as defensive coordinator". Yahoo! Sports. Archived from the original on January 22, 2013. Retrieved January 18, 2013.
  3. ^ Mayer, Larry (January 25, 2014). "Bears add defensive assistant". Chicago Bears. Archived from the original on October 27, 2016. Retrieved January 25, 2014.