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Leaders Table
Rank Player APYd Years Tm
1Jerry Rice+23,5461985-20043TM
2Brian Mitchell23,3301990-20033TM
3Walter Payton+21,8031975-1987chi
4Emmitt Smith+21,5641990-20042TM
5Tim Brown+19,6821988-20042TM
6Marshall Faulk+19,1901994-20052TM
7LaDainian Tomlinson18,4562001-20112TM
8Steve Smith18,3812001-20152TM
9Barry Sanders+18,3081989-1998det
10Herschel Walker18,1681986-19974TM
11Darren Sproles17,9032005-20153TM
12Marcus Allen+17,6481982-19972TM
13Curtis Martin+17,4211995-20052TM
14Tiki Barber17,3591997-2006nyg
15Eric Metcalf17,2301989-20027TM
16Derrick Mason17,1501997-20114TM
17Wes Welker16,7972004-20155TM
18Thurman Thomas+16,5321988-20002TM
19Tony Dorsett+16,3261977-19882TM
20Terrell Owens16,2761996-20105TM
21Henry Ellard15,7181983-19983TM
22Warrick Dunn15,6651997-20082TM
23Randy Moss15,6441998-20125TM
24Edgerrin James15,6101999-20093TM
25Irving Fryar15,5941984-20004TM
26Jim Brown+15,4591957-1965cle
27Josh Cribbs15,4532005-20143TM
28Eric Dickerson+15,4111983-19934TM
29Isaac Bruce15,3991994-20092TM
30Frank Gore15,2052005-20152TM
31Steven Jackson15,1912004-20153TM
32Tony Gonzalez15,1411997-20132TM
33Jerome Bettis+15,1131993-20052TM
34Allen Rossum15,0241998-20096TM
35Glyn Milburn14,9111993-20014TM
36James Brooks14,9101981-19924TM
37Ricky Watters14,8911992-20013TM
38Marvin Harrison+14,8051996-2008clt
39Franco Harris+14,6221972-19842TM
40Dante Hall14,3862000-20082TM
41O.J. Simpson+14,3681969-19792TM
42Reggie Wayne14,3452001-2014clt
43James Lofton+14,2771978-19935TM
44Cris Carter+14,1841987-20023TM
45Andre Johnson14,1542003-20152TM
46Fred Taylor14,0871998-20102TM
47Bobby Mitchell+14,0781958-19682TM
48Adrian Peterson14,0282007-2015min
49Dave Meggett13,9961989-19983TM
50Devin Hester13,8092006-20152TM
51Ahman Green13,7221998-20093TM
52Andre Reed+13,7121985-20002TM
53Anquan Boldin13,5542003-20153TM
54Earnest Byner13,4971984-19973TM
55Torry Holt13,4561999-20092TM
56John Riggins+13,4351971-19852TM
57Larry Fitzgerald13,4292004-2015crd
58Steve Largent+13,3961976-1989sea
59Ottis Anderson13,3621979-19922TM
60Drew Hill13,3371979-19933TM
61Corey Dillon13,3351997-20062TM
62Mel Gray13,2791986-19974TM
63Maurice Jones-Drew13,2772006-20142TM
64Greg Pruitt13,2621973-19842TM
65Roger Craig13,1431983-19933TM
66Art Monk+13,0631980-19953TM
67Leon Washington12,8982006-20144TM
68Thomas Jones12,8852000-20115TM
69Jimmy Smith12,8751992-20052TM
70Joey Galloway12,8631995-20105TM
71Ollie Matson+12,8331952-19664TM
72Hines Ward12,7231998-2011pit
73Matt Forte12,7182008-2015chi
74Timmy Brown12,6841959-19683TM
75Eddie George12,6691996-20042TM
76Ricky Williams12,6191999-20113TM
77Ted Ginn12,5822007-20154TM
78Desmond Howard12,5191992-20025TM
79Joe Perry+12,5081948-19632TM
80Rod Smith12,4881995-2006den
81Jamal Lewis12,4842000-20092TM
82Lenny Moore+12,4511956-1967clt
83Don Maynard+12,3791958-19733TM
84Charlie Joiner+12,3671969-19863TM
85Chris Warren12,3491990-20003TM
86Kevin Faulk12,3401999-2011nwe
87Leroy Kelly+12,3301964-1973cle
88Eric Moulds12,3101996-20073TM
89Floyd Little+12,1731967-1975den
90Kevin Williams12,0851993-20004TM
91Abner Haynes12,0651960-19674TM
92Santana Moss12,0222001-20142TM
93Stump Mitchell11,9851981-1989crd
94Clinton Portis11,9302002-20102TM
95Michael Irvin+11,9101988-1999dal
96Keenan McCardell11,8991992-20075TM
97Stanley Morgan11,8351977-19902TM
98Calvin Johnson11,7872007-2015det
99Chris Johnson11,6712008-20153TM
100Charlie Garner11,5161994-20044TM
101Muhsin Muhammad11,5071996-20092TM
102Bruce Harper11,4291977-1984nyj
103Brandon Marshall11,3912006-20154TM
104Hugh McElhenny+11,3751952-19644TM
105Terance Mathis11,3501990-20023TM
106Roy Green11,3391979-19922TM
107Brian Westbrook11,2592002-20102TM
108Chad Johnson11,2402001-20112TM
109Jason Witten11,2152003-2015dal
110Priest Holmes11,1861997-20072TM
111Troy Brown11,1061993-2007nwe
112Marshawn Lynch11,0902007-20152TM
113Darrin Nelson11,0251982-19922TM
114Freeman McNeil11,0181981-1992nyj
115Shaun Alexander10,9812000-20082TM
116Gary Clark10,9721985-19953TM
117Amani Toomer10,9241996-2008nyg
118Lance Alworth+10,9201962-19722TM
119Jamaal Charles10,9092008-2015kan
120Roddy White10,8822005-2015atl
121Charley Taylor+10,8031964-1977was
122Billy Johnson10,7851974-19883TM
123Keyshawn Johnson10,6621996-20064TM
124Eddie Kennison10,6591996-20085TM
125Antonio Gates10,6472003-2015sdg
126Harold Jackson10,6011968-19835TM
127DeAngelo Williams10,5952006-20152TM
128Wes Chandler10,5611978-19883TM
129Anthony Miller10,5571988-19973TM
130Jim Taylor+10,5391958-19672TM
131Jacoby Jones10,4282007-20154TM
132Andre Rison10,4081989-20007TM
133Michael Pittman10,3851998-20083TM
134Donald Driver10,3631999-2012gnb
135Carl Garrett10,3191969-19774TM
136J.T. Smith10,3071978-19903TM
137LeSean McCoy10,2672009-20152TM
138Ronnie Harmon10,2651986-19974TM
139Terry Allen10,2391991-20015TM
140Jon Arnett10,2141957-19662TM
141Earl Campbell+10,2131978-19852TM
142Jermaine Lewis10,1701996-20043TM
143Wilbert Montgomery10,1051977-19852TM
144Rick Upchurch10,0811975-1983den
145Fred Jackson10,0742007-20152TM
146Shannon Sharpe+10,0691990-20032TM
147Gerald Riggs10,0341982-19912TM
148Garrison Hearst10,0311993-20044TM
149Terry Metcalf10,0011973-19812TM
150Antonio Brown9,9112010-2015pit
151Tommy McDonald+9,8961957-19685TM
152Tim Dwight9,8541998-20075TM
153Willis McGahee9,8032004-20134TM
154Reggie Bush9,7982006-20154TM
155Marques Colston9,7662006-2015nor
156Clem Daniels9,7611960-19683TM
157Frank Gifford+9,7581952-1964nyg
158Lydell Mitchell9,7521972-19803TM
159Johnnie Morton9,7301994-20053TM
160John Williams9,6601986-19952TM
161Larry Centers9,6591990-20034TM
162Stephen Davis9,6081996-20063TM
163Mark Clayton9,6071983-19932TM
164Buddy Young9,5931947-19554TM
165James Wilder9,5721981-19903TM
Gary Anderson9,5721985-19933TM
167Preston Pearson9,5451967-19803TM
168DeSean Jackson9,5202008-20152TM
169Duce Staley9,5181997-20062TM
170Mike Pruitt9,4751976-19863TM
171Bobby Engram9,4721996-20093TM
172Chuck Muncie9,4571976-19842TM
173Curtis Conway9,4361993-20044TM
174Gale Sayers+9,4351965-1971chi
175Tony Martin9,3791990-20013TM
176Ray Rice9,3772008-2013rav
177Rob Moore9,3761990-19992TM
178Michael Bates9,3481993-20036TM
179John Gilliam9,3401967-19775TM
180Bill Brown9,3391961-19742TM
181Raymond Berry+9,3021955-1967clt
182Qadry Ismail9,2981993-20025TM
183Laveranues Coles9,2852000-20093TM
184Ricky Proehl9,2331990-20066TM
185Dick James9,2271956-19653TM
186Bob Hayes+9,2211965-19752TM
187Joe Horn9,2121996-20073TM
188Antwaan Randle El9,2112002-20102TM
189Herman Moore9,1741991-20022TM
190Chuck Foreman9,1441973-19802TM
191Harold Carmichael9,0821971-19842TM
192Calvin Hill9,0691969-19813TM
193Vincent Jackson9,0642005-20152TM
194Percy Harvin9,0632009-20154TM
195Eric Martin9,0371985-19942TM
196Mark Carrier9,0281987-19983TM
197John David Crow9,0181958-19682TM
198Ron Smith8,9861965-19745TM
199Fred Biletnikoff+8,9811965-1978rai
200Michael Turner8,9772004-20122TM
Ernest Givins8,9771986-19952TM
202Cliff Branch8,9691972-1985rai
203Terry Glenn8,9621996-20073TM
204Neal Anderson8,9551986-1993chi
205Nat Moore8,9501974-1986mia
206Dick Bass8,9361960-1969ram
207Deuce McAllister8,9322001-2008nor
208Joe Cribbs8,9221980-19884TM
209Larry Csonka+8,9011968-19792TM
210Keith Byars8,8841986-19984TM
211Tom Matte8,8821961-1972clt
212Terrell Davis8,8801995-2001den
213Steve Van Buren+8,8771944-1951phi
214Mark Duper8,8621982-1992mia
215Vai Sikahema8,8561986-19933TM
216John Stallworth+8,8341974-1987pit
217Chris Chambers8,8302001-20103TM
218Joe Washington8,8091977-19854TM
219Kelvin Martin8,7951987-19963TM
220Paul Warfield+8,7791964-19772TM
221Tony Galbreath8,7691976-19873TM
222Wendell Tyler8,7651977-19862TM
223Tony Nathan8,7521979-1987mia
224Rodney Hampton8,7501990-1997nyg
225Arian Foster8,7412009-2015htx
226William Andrews8,7041979-1986atl
227Nate Burleson8,6992003-20133TM
228Freddie Solomon8,6731975-19852TM
229Dave Hampton8,6211969-19763TM
230Tyrone Hughes8,6151993-19983TM
231Art Powell8,6121959-19685TM
232Jeff Graham8,6081991-20015TM
233Bill Brooks8,5871986-19963TM
234Robert Smith8,5741993-2000min
235Elroy Hirsch+8,5711946-19572TM
236T.J. Houshmandzadeh8,5232001-20114TM
237Plaxico Burress8,4922000-20123TM
Billy Howton8,4921952-19633TM
239Terry Kirby8,4711993-20024TM
240Pierre Thomas8,4702007-20153TM
241Dexter Carter8,4681990-19962TM
242Webster Slaughter8,4381986-19985TM
243Tony Hill8,4361977-1986dal
244Lawrence McCutcheon8,3891972-19814TM
245Tony Collins8,3831981-19902TM
246Michael Lewis8,3772001-20072TM
247Larry Brown8,3601969-1976was
248O.J. McDuffie8,3561993-2000mia
249Jackie Smith+8,3481963-19782TM
250Mark van Eeghen8,3461974-19832TM
John Henry Johnson+8,3461954-19664TM