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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
26LaDainian Tomlinson+ (27)2,3232006SDG
Darren Sproles (26)2,3232009SDG
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
41DeMarco Murray (26)2,2612014DAL
42Eric Dickerson+ (24)2,2591984RAM
43Ahman Green (26)2,2502003GNB
Maurice Jones-Drew (21)2,2502006JAX
45O.J. Simpson+ (28)2,2431975BUF
46Marshall Faulk+ (25)2,2401998IND
47Dante Hall (25)2,2362004KAN
48James Wilder (26)2,2291984TAM
49Terrell Davis+ (25)2,2251998DEN
50Arian Foster (24)2,2212010HOU
51Walter Payton+ (23)2,2161977CHI
Ricky Williams (25)2,2162002MIA
53Le'Veon Bell (22)2,2152014PIT
54Eric Dickerson+ (23)2,2121983RAM
55Antonio Brown (23)2,2112011PIT
56Darren Sproles (27)2,2102010SDG
57Wes Welker (24)2,2082005MIA
58Marshall Faulk+ (27)2,2072000STL
Jerious Norwood (24)2,2072007ATL
60Spec Sanders (29)2,2021947NYY
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
94Percy Harvin (21)2,0812009MIN
Brian Mitchell (29)2,0811997WAS
96Glyn Milburn (24)2,0801995DEN
97Antonio Brown (27)2,0742015PIT
98O.J. Simpson+ (26)2,0731973BUF
99Bruce Harper (25)2,0721980NYJ
100Ray Rice (24)2,0682011BAL
Roger Craig (28)2,0681988SFO
102Billy Hillenbrand (26)2,0671948BCL
103Roger Craig (25)2,0661985SFO
104Terry Metcalf (22)2,0581974STL
105Walter Payton+ (30)2,0521984CHI
106Herschel Walker (28)2,0511990MIN
107Emmitt Smith+ (23)2,0481992DAL
108Ray Rice (22)2,0432009BAL
Billy Cannon (24)2,0431961HOU
110Leon Washington (25)2,0402007NYJ
111Thurman Thomas+ (25)2,0381991BUF
112William Andrews (25)2,0361981ATL
Eric Dickerson+ (28)2,0361988IND
114Walter Payton+ (31)2,0341985CHI
115Edgerrin James (26)2,0312004IND
116Terrell Davis+ (24)2,0301997DEN
Antonio Brown (26)2,0302014PIT
118Walter Payton+ (29)2,0281983CHI
119Eric Dickerson+ (26)2,0261986RAM
120Glyn Milburn (28)2,0251999CHI
Jermaine Lewis (22)2,0251997BAL
122Ernie Mills (26)2,0241995PIT
123Gary Anderson (25)2,0221986SDG
Terry Metcalf (25)2,0221977STL
125Adrian Peterson (22)2,0212007MIN
126Cordarrelle Patterson (22)2,0202013MIN
127Herschel Walker (26)2,0191988DAL
128Barry Foster (23)2,0141992PIT
Leroy Kelly+ (24)2,0141966CLE
Maurice Jones-Drew (22)2,0142007JAX
131Wilbert Montgomery (24)2,0121979PHI
132Derrick Mason (27)2,0042001TEN
133Amos Marsh (23)1,9981962DAL
134Brian Mitchell (28)1,9951996WAS
135Steve Smith (22)1,9942001CAR
136Charlie Rogers (24)1,9922000SEA
137Tiki Barber (27)1,9892002NYG
138Ezekiel Elliott (21)1,9872016DAL
139Gerald Riggs (24)1,9861985ATL
Vic Washington (25)1,9861971SFO
Eric Guliford (27)1,9861997NOR
142Eric Metcalf (27)1,9831995ATL
143Ahman Green (24)1,9812001GNB
Earl Campbell+ (25)1,9811980HOU
145Bruce Harper (24)1,9801979NYJ
Jamaal Charles (26)1,9802013KAN
147Chris Carr (23)1,9782006OAK
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
164Chris Carr (22)1,9372005OAK
Eric Metcalf (28)1,9371996ATL
166Jamaal Charles (23)1,9352010KAN
167Curtis Martin+ (31)1,9332004NYJ
Matt Forte (27)1,9332013CHI
169Eric Metcalf (25)1,9321993CLE
170Dave Meggett (29)1,9311995NWE
171Rick Upchurch (23)1,9291975DEN
172Antonio Brown (25)1,9282013PIT
173Chris Warren (24)1,9271992SEA
174Marcus Allen+ (24)1,9261984RAI
Doug Martin (23)1,9262012TAM
176David Wilson (21)1,9252012NYG
177Wilbert Montgomery (26)1,9231981PHI
Walter Payton+ (25)1,9231979CHI
179Glyn Milburn (23)1,9221994DEN
Chet Mutryn (26)1,9221947BUF
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
186Thurman Thomas+ (23)1,9131989BUF
Ottis Anderson (22)1,9131979STL
188Jarvis Landry (21)1,9122014MIA
189Glyn Milburn (25)1,9111996DET
190Steve Smith (23)1,9092002CAR
Carl Garrett (22)1,9091969BOS
Stefan Logan (29)1,9092010DET
Kevin Faulk (24)1,9092000NWE
194Devin Hester (31)1,9082014ATL
Percy Harvin (22)1,9082010MIN
196Billy Sims (24)1,9071980DET
197Josh Cribbs (28)1,9052011CLE
Clinton Portis (22)1,9052003DEN
Jacoby Ford (23)1,9052010OAK
200Charlie Garner (30)1,9042002OAK
201Adrian Peterson (23)1,9012008MIN
202Steve Smith (24)1,9002003CAR
Emmitt Smith+ (24)1,9001993DAL
204Barry Sanders+ (27)1,8981995DET
205Tamarick Vanover (21)1,8971995KAN
206Billy Grimes (23)1,8961950GNB
207Tony Collins (22)1,8931981NWE
208Stump Mitchell (25)1,8891984STL
Leon Washington (28)1,8892010SEA
210Billy Sims (25)1,8881981DET
Le'Veon Bell (24)1,8882016PIT
212Glyn Milburn (27)1,8861998CHI
Steve Breaston (24)1,8862007ARI
214Larry Garron (26)1,8841963BOS
Jerry Rice+ (32)1,8841995SFO
216Maurice Jones-Drew (24)1,8812009JAX
217Tyrone Hughes (25)1,8791995NOR
Wes Welker (23)1,87920042TM
219Walter Payton+ (24)1,8751978CHI
220Devin Hester (24)1,8742007CHI
221Clinton Portis (21)1,8722002DEN
Jim Brown+ (29)1,8721965CLE
Desmond Howard (30)1,8722000DET
224Julio Jones (26)1,8712015ATL
225Barry Sanders+ (21)1,8701989DET
226Joe Washington (24)1,8691978BAL
Reidel Anthony (21)1,8691998TAM
Robert Smith (28)1,8692000MIN
229Chris Warren (26)1,8681994SEA
230Bruce Harper (22)1,8671977NYJ
Lorenzo White (26)1,8671992HOU
232Kevin Williams (27)1,8661998BUF
Shaun Alexander (27)1,8662004SEA
234Abner Haynes (23)1,8651961DTX
235Tim Dwight (24)1,8611999ATL
236Marc Mariani (23)1,8592010TEN
237Ameer Abdullah (22)1,8572015DET
238Ricky Watters (27)1,8551996PHI
Barry Sanders+ (23)1,8551991DET
Ricky Watters (31)1,8552000SEA
241Reggie Swinton (26)1,8542001DAL
242Bobby Mitchell+ (28)1,8521963WAS
243Isaac Bruce (22)1,8501995STL
244Terrell Davis+ (23)1,8481996DEN
245B.J. Sams (23)1,8472004BAL
246Eddie Saenz (24)1,8461947WAS
Matt Forte (28)1,8462014CHI
248Leon Washington (29)1,8442011SEA
249Edgerrin James (27)1,8432005IND
Paul Lowe (23)1,8431960LAC
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