|Larry Wilson, artwork by Merv Corning.|
However, since the official sack
While it's probable that Larry Wilson was not the first safety to blitz and tackle a quarterback for a loss while attempting to pass (a sack) he's often cited as the one who popularized it. Wilson has certainly seen his teammate Jerry Norton take
Officially, Wilson has 52 interceptions, but no sacks. However, by reviewing the St. Louis Cardinals Game Summaries (Play-by-plays or PBP) we find that Wilson was very successful in getting to the quarterback, which he did at least 21 times in his career with a career-high of five in 1962.
There are some sacks in the PBPs which do not record a specific tackler of the quarterback, and film (if it exists) would have to be reviewed to fill in some gaps, so it is possible, even likely that Wilson has a few, or even a handful, more during his career. Nonetheless, Woodson had it maybe a bit tougher, spending most of his career as a cornerback rather than safety and he deserves much praise for his accomplishment. But, so
The sack research has not uncovered any other defensive back that would qualify. So, Wilson and Woodson, the W&W of picks and sacks, the only two 50/20 men in NFL history.