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Leaders Table
Rank Player APYd Year Tm
1Darren Sproles (28)2,6962011NOR
2Derrick Mason (26)2,6902000TEN
3Michael Lewis (30)2,6472002NOR
4Lionel James (23)2,5351985SDG
5Fred Jackson (28)2,5162009BUF
6Josh Cribbs (26)2,5102009CLE
7Chris Johnson (23)2,5092009TEN
8Brian Mitchell (26)2,4771994WAS
9Terry Metcalf (23)2,4621975STL
10Dante Hall (24)2,4462003KAN
11Mack Herron (26)2,4441974NWE
12Gale Sayers+ (23)2,4401966CHI
13Marshall Faulk+ (26)2,4291999STL
14Timmy Brown (26)2,4281963PHI
15MarTay Jenkins (25)2,4022000ARI
16Tiki Barber (30)2,3902005NYG
17LaDainian Tomlinson+ (24)2,3702003SDG
18Danny Amendola (24)2,3642010STL
19Barry Sanders+ (29)2,3581997DET
20Brian Mitchell (30)2,3571998WAS
21Brian Mitchell (27)2,3481995WAS
22Jamaal Charles (22)2,3422009KAN
Randall Cobb (22)2,3422012GNB
24Steven Jackson (23)2,3342006STL
25Leon Washington (26)2,3322008NYJ
26Darren Sproles (26)2,3232009SDG
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (27)2,3232006SDG
28Tim Brown+ (22)2,3171988RAI
29Adrian Peterson (27)2,3142012MIN
30Josh Cribbs (24)2,3122007CLE
31Marcus Allen+ (25)2,3081985RAI
32Timmy Brown (25)2,3061962PHI
33Edgerrin James (22)2,3032000IND
34Danny Amendola (23)2,3022009STL
35Darren Sproles (25)2,2952008SDG
36Chet Mutryn (27)2,2881948BUF
37Priest Holmes (28)2,2872002KAN
38Dante Hall (26)2,2832005KAN
39Gale Sayers+ (22)2,2721965CHI
40Jamal Lewis (24)2,2712003BAL
41Spec Sanders (29)2,2651947NYY
42DeMarco Murray (26)2,2612014DAL
43Eric Dickerson+ (24)2,2591984RAM
44Ahman Green (26)2,2502003GNB
Maurice Jones-Drew (21)2,2502006JAX
46O.J. Simpson+ (28)2,2431975BUF
47Marshall Faulk+ (25)2,2401998IND
48Dante Hall (25)2,2362004KAN
49James Wilder (26)2,2291984TAM
50Terrell Davis+ (25)2,2251998DEN
51Arian Foster (24)2,2212010HOU
52Walter Payton+ (23)2,2161977CHI
Ricky Williams (25)2,2162002MIA
54Le'Veon Bell (22)2,2152014PIT
55Eric Dickerson+ (23)2,2121983RAM
56Antonio Brown (23)2,2112011PIT
57Darren Sproles (27)2,2102010SDG
58Wes Welker (24)2,2082005MIA
59Marshall Faulk+ (27)2,2072000STL
Jerious Norwood (24)2,2072007ATL
61Larry Johnson (26)2,1992006KAN
62Otis Armstrong (23)2,1981974DEN
63Kevin Williams (26)2,1911997ARI
64Brian Westbrook (28)2,1832007PHI
65Frank Gore (23)2,1802006SFO
66William Andrews (27)2,1761983ATL
67LaDainian Tomlinson+ (23)2,1722002SDG
68Priest Holmes (27)2,1692001KAN
69Barry Sanders+ (26)2,1661994DET
70Jamal Anderson (25)2,1651998ATL
71Bruce Harper (23)2,1571978NYJ
72Deuce McAllister (24)2,1542003NOR
73Emmitt Smith+ (26)2,1481995DAL
74Marshall Faulk+ (28)2,1472001STL
Dick Christy (26)2,1471962NYT
76LeSean McCoy (25)2,1462013PHI
77Edgerrin James (21)2,1391999IND
78Jerious Norwood (25)2,1382008ATL
79Jim Brown+ (27)2,1311963CLE
80Wes Welker (25)2,1292006MIA
81Tiki Barber (31)2,1272006NYG
82Dante Hall (23)2,1202002KAN
83David Johnson (24)2,1182016ARI
84Thurman Thomas+ (26)2,1131992BUF
85Priest Holmes (29)2,1102003KAN
86Garrison Hearst (27)2,1051998SFO
87Abner Haynes (22)2,1001960DTX
88Tiki Barber (29)2,0962004NYG
89Larry Johnson (25)2,0932005KAN
James Brooks (22)2,0931981SDG
91Terrence Wilkins (24)2,0891999IND
92Tiki Barber (25)2,0852000NYG
93Ted Ginn (22)2,0842007MIA
94Brian Mitchell (29)2,0811997WAS
Percy Harvin (21)2,0812009MIN
96Glyn Milburn (24)2,0801995DEN
97Chris Carr (23)2,0782006OAK
98Antonio Brown (27)2,0742015PIT
99O.J. Simpson+ (26)2,0731973BUF
100Bruce Harper (25)2,0721980NYJ
101Ray Rice (24)2,0682011BAL
Roger Craig (28)2,0681988SFO
103Billy Hillenbrand (26)2,0671948BCL
104Roger Craig (25)2,0661985SFO
105Terry Metcalf (22)2,0581974STL
106Walter Payton+ (30)2,0521984CHI
107Herschel Walker (28)2,0511990MIN
108Emmitt Smith+ (23)2,0481992DAL
109Ray Rice (22)2,0432009BAL
Billy Cannon (24)2,0431961HOU
111Leon Washington (25)2,0402007NYJ
112Thurman Thomas+ (25)2,0381991BUF
113Eric Dickerson+ (28)2,0361988IND
William Andrews (25)2,0361981ATL
115Walter Payton+ (31)2,0341985CHI
116Edgerrin James (26)2,0312004IND
117Terrell Davis+ (24)2,0301997DEN
Antonio Brown (26)2,0302014PIT
119Walter Payton+ (29)2,0281983CHI
120Eric Dickerson+ (26)2,0261986RAM
121Jermaine Lewis (22)2,0251997BAL
Glyn Milburn (28)2,0251999CHI
123Ernie Mills (26)2,0241995PIT
124Terry Metcalf (25)2,0221977STL
Gary Anderson (25)2,0221986SDG
126Adrian Peterson (22)2,0212007MIN
127Cordarrelle Patterson (22)2,0202013MIN
128Herschel Walker (26)2,0191988DAL
129Leroy Kelly+ (24)2,0141966CLE
Barry Foster (23)2,0141992PIT
Maurice Jones-Drew (22)2,0142007JAX
132Wilbert Montgomery (24)2,0121979PHI
133Derrick Mason (27)2,0042001TEN
134Amos Marsh (23)1,9981962DAL
135Brian Mitchell (28)1,9951996WAS
136Steve Smith (22)1,9942001CAR
137Charlie Rogers (24)1,9922000SEA
138Tiki Barber (27)1,9892002NYG
139Ezekiel Elliott (21)1,9872016DAL
140Eric Guliford (27)1,9861997NOR
Vic Washington (25)1,9861971SFO
Gerald Riggs (24)1,9861985ATL
143Eric Metcalf (27)1,9831995ATL
144Ahman Green (24)1,9812001GNB
Earl Campbell+ (25)1,9811980HOU
146Bruce Harper (24)1,9801979NYJ
Jamaal Charles (26)1,9802013KAN
148Tony Dorsett+ (27)1,9711981DAL
149Maurice Jones-Drew (26)1,9642011JAX
Calvin Johnson (26)1,9642012DET
151Eddie George (26)1,9622000TEN
152Shaun Alexander (28)1,9582005SEA
153Brian Westbrook (27)1,9552006PHI
154Stump Mitchell (26)1,9501985STL
155LaDainian Tomlinson+ (28)1,9492007SDG
156Jarvis Landry (22)1,9472015MIA
Stump Mitchell (22)1,9471981STL
158Nate Burleson (26)1,9462007SEA
Jerry LeVias (23)1,9461969HOU
160Tyrone Hughes (26)1,9431996NOR
161Fred Taylor (27)1,9422003JAX
162Steve Smith (26)1,9402005CAR
Kevin Williams (24)1,9401995DAL
164Eric Metcalf (28)1,9371996ATL
Chris Carr (22)1,9372005OAK
166Jamaal Charles (23)1,9352010KAN
167Curtis Martin+ (31)1,9332004NYJ
Chet Mutryn (26)1,9331947BUF
Matt Forte (27)1,9332013CHI
170Eric Metcalf (25)1,9321993CLE
171Dave Meggett (29)1,9311995NWE
172Rick Upchurch (23)1,9291975DEN
173Antonio Brown (25)1,9282013PIT
174Chris Warren (24)1,9271992SEA
175Marcus Allen+ (24)1,9261984RAI
Doug Martin (23)1,9262012TAM
177David Wilson (21)1,9252012NYG
178Walter Payton+ (25)1,9231979CHI
Wilbert Montgomery (26)1,9231981PHI
180Glyn Milburn (23)1,9221994DEN
181Jacoby Jones (28)1,9202012BAL
182Roell Preston (26)1,9181998GNB
Steve Breaston (25)1,9182008ARI
184Jim Brown+ (25)1,9171961CLE
185Tyler Lockett (22)1,9152015SEA
186Ottis Anderson (22)1,9131979STL
Thurman Thomas+ (23)1,9131989BUF
188Jarvis Landry (21)1,9122014MIA
189Glyn Milburn (25)1,9111996DET
190Steve Smith (23)1,9092002CAR
Stefan Logan (29)1,9092010DET
Kevin Faulk (24)1,9092000NWE
Carl Garrett (22)1,9091969BOS
194Devin Hester (31)1,9082014ATL
Percy Harvin (22)1,9082010MIN
196Billy Sims (24)1,9071980DET
197Josh Cribbs (28)1,9052011CLE
Jacoby Ford (23)1,9052010OAK
Clinton Portis (22)1,9052003DEN
200Charlie Garner (30)1,9042002OAK
201Adrian Peterson (23)1,9012008MIN
202Emmitt Smith+ (24)1,9001993DAL
Steve Smith (24)1,9002003CAR
204Barry Sanders+ (27)1,8981995DET
Tyrone Hughes (25)1,8981995NOR
206Tamarick Vanover (21)1,8971995KAN
207Billy Grimes (23)1,8961950GNB
208Tony Collins (22)1,8931981NWE
209Leon Washington (28)1,8892010SEA
Stump Mitchell (25)1,8891984STL
211Josh Wilson (23)1,8882008SEA
Le'Veon Bell (24)1,8882016PIT
Billy Sims (25)1,8881981DET
214Glyn Milburn (27)1,8861998CHI
Steve Breaston (24)1,8862007ARI
216Larry Garron (26)1,8841963BOS
Jerry Rice+ (32)1,8841995SFO
218Maurice Jones-Drew (24)1,8812009JAX
219Wes Welker (23)1,87920042TM
220Walter Payton+ (24)1,8751978CHI
221Devin Hester (24)1,8742007CHI
222Clinton Portis (21)1,8722002DEN
Desmond Howard (30)1,8722000DET
Jim Brown+ (29)1,8721965CLE
225Julio Jones (26)1,8712015ATL
226Barry Sanders+ (21)1,8701989DET
227Reidel Anthony (21)1,8691998TAM
Robert Smith (28)1,8692000MIN
Joe Washington (24)1,8691978BAL
230Chris Warren (26)1,8681994SEA
231Bruce Harper (22)1,8671977NYJ
Lorenzo White (26)1,8671992HOU
233Shaun Alexander (27)1,8662004SEA
Kevin Williams (27)1,8661998BUF
235Abner Haynes (23)1,8651961DTX
236Tyrone Hughes (24)1,8641994NOR
237Tim Dwight (24)1,8611999ATL
238Marc Mariani (23)1,8592010TEN
239Ameer Abdullah (22)1,8572015DET
240Ricky Watters (27)1,8551996PHI
Barry Sanders+ (23)1,8551991DET
Ricky Watters (31)1,8552000SEA
243Reggie Swinton (26)1,8542001DAL
244Bobby Mitchell+ (28)1,8521963WAS
245Isaac Bruce (22)1,8501995STL
246Terrell Davis+ (23)1,8481996DEN
247B.J. Sams (23)1,8472004BAL
248Matt Forte (28)1,8462014CHI
Eddie Saenz (24)1,8461947WAS
250Leon Washington (29)1,8442011SEA
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