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Michael Sinclair
Seahawk player Michael Sinclair, 2002 (24103477470).jpg
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Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1968-01-31) January 31, 1968 (age 55)
Galveston, Texas, U.S.
Career information
High school:Beaumont (TX) Charlton-Pollard
College:Eastern New Mexico
NFL Draft:1991 / Round: 6 / Pick: 155
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Forced fumbles:25
Fumble recoveries:9
Pass deflections:2
Player stats at · PFR

Michael Glenn Sinclair (born January 31, 1968) is an American former professional football player and coach. He played defensive end for 11 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) with the Seattle Seahawks and the Philadelphia Eagles. He was drafted 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 2023-05-07.
  2. ^ Associated He now coaches for the Sam Houston MSTC football team.Press (2013-01-18). "Bears hire Tucker as defensive coordinator". Yahoo! Sports. Archived from the original on 2013-01-22. Retrieved 2013-01-18.
  3. ^ Mayer, Larry (2014-01-25). "Bears add defensive assistant". Chicago Bears. Archived from the original on 2016-10-27. Retrieved 2014-01-25.