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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
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
83Thurman Thomas+ (26)2,1131992BUF
84Priest Holmes (29)2,1102003KAN
85Garrison Hearst (27)2,1051998SFO
86Abner Haynes (22)2,1001960DTX
87Tiki Barber (29)2,0962004NYG
88James Brooks (22)2,0931981SDG
Larry Johnson (25)2,0932005KAN
90Terrence Wilkins (24)2,0891999IND
91Tiki Barber (25)2,0852000NYG
92Ted Ginn (22)2,0842007MIA
93Brian Mitchell (29)2,0811997WAS
Percy Harvin (21)2,0812009MIN
95Glyn Milburn (24)2,0801995DEN
96Antonio Brown (27)2,0742015PIT
97O.J. Simpson+ (26)2,0731973BUF
98Bruce Harper (25)2,0721980NYJ
99Roger Craig (28)2,0681988SFO
Ray Rice (24)2,0682011BAL
101Billy Hillenbrand (26)2,0671948BCL
102Roger Craig (25)2,0661985SFO
103Terry Metcalf (22)2,0581974STL
104Walter Payton+ (30)2,0521984CHI
105Herschel Walker (28)2,0511990MIN
106Emmitt Smith+ (23)2,0481992DAL
107Billy Cannon (24)2,0431961HOU
Ray Rice (22)2,0432009BAL
109Leon Washington (25)2,0402007NYJ
110Thurman Thomas+ (25)2,0381991BUF
111Eric Dickerson+ (28)2,0361988IND
William Andrews (25)2,0361981ATL
113Walter Payton+ (31)2,0341985CHI
114Edgerrin James (26)2,0312004IND
115Terrell Davis (24)2,0301997DEN
Antonio Brown (26)2,0302014PIT
117Walter Payton+ (29)2,0281983CHI
118Eric Dickerson+ (26)2,0261986RAM
119Jermaine Lewis (22)2,0251997BAL
Glyn Milburn (28)2,0251999CHI
121Ernie Mills (26)2,0241995PIT
122Terry Metcalf (25)2,0221977STL
Gary Anderson (25)2,0221986SDG
124Adrian Peterson (22)2,0212007MIN
125Cordarrelle Patterson (22)2,0202013MIN
126Herschel Walker (26)2,0191988DAL
127Barry Foster (23)2,0141992PIT
Leroy Kelly+ (24)2,0141966CLE
Maurice Jones-Drew (22)2,0142007JAX
130Wilbert Montgomery (24)2,0121979PHI
131Derrick Mason (27)2,0042001TEN
132Amos Marsh (23)1,9981962DAL
133Brian Mitchell (28)1,9951996WAS
134Steve Smith (22)1,9942001CAR
135Charlie Rogers (24)1,9922000SEA
136Tiki Barber (27)1,9892002NYG
137Vic Washington (25)1,9861971SFO
Eric Guliford (27)1,9861997NOR
Gerald Riggs (24)1,9861985ATL
140Eric Metcalf (27)1,9831995ATL
141Earl Campbell+ (25)1,9811980HOU
Ahman Green (24)1,9812001GNB
143Bruce Harper (24)1,9801979NYJ
Jamaal Charles (26)1,9802013KAN
145Chris Carr (23)1,9782006OAK
146Tony Dorsett+ (27)1,9711981DAL
147Calvin Johnson (26)1,9642012DET
Maurice Jones-Drew (26)1,9642011JAX
149Eddie George (26)1,9622000TEN
150Shaun Alexander (28)1,9582005SEA
151Brian Westbrook (27)1,9552006PHI
152Stump Mitchell (26)1,9501985STL
153LaDainian Tomlinson (28)1,9492007SDG
154Stump Mitchell (22)1,9471981STL
Jarvis Landry (22)1,9472015MIA
156Jerry LeVias (23)1,9461969HOU
Nate Burleson (26)1,9462007SEA
158Tyrone Hughes (26)1,9431996NOR
159Fred Taylor (27)1,9422003JAX
160Kevin Williams (24)1,9401995DAL
Steve Smith (26)1,9402005CAR
162Eric Metcalf (28)1,9371996ATL
Chris Carr (22)1,9372005OAK
164Jamaal Charles (23)1,9352010KAN
165Matt Forte (27)1,9332013CHI
Curtis Martin+ (31)1,9332004NYJ
167Eric Metcalf (25)1,9321993CLE
168Dave Meggett (29)1,9311995NWE
169Rick Upchurch (23)1,9291975DEN
170Antonio Brown (25)1,9282013PIT
171Chris Warren (24)1,9271992SEA
172Marcus Allen+ (24)1,9261984RAI
Doug Martin (23)1,9262012TAM
174David Wilson (21)1,9252012NYG
175Wilbert Montgomery (26)1,9231981PHI
Walter Payton+ (25)1,9231979CHI
177Chet Mutryn (26)1,9221947BUF
Glyn Milburn (23)1,9221994DEN
179Jacoby Jones (28)1,9202012BAL
180Roell Preston (26)1,9181998GNB
Steve Breaston (25)1,9182008ARI
182Jim Brown+ (25)1,9171961CLE
183Tyler Lockett (22)1,9152015SEA
184Ottis Anderson (22)1,9131979STL
Thurman Thomas+ (23)1,9131989BUF
186Jarvis Landry (21)1,9122014MIA
187Glyn Milburn (25)1,9111996DET
188Steve Smith (23)1,9092002CAR
Kevin Faulk (24)1,9092000NWE
Carl Garrett (22)1,9091969BOS
Stefan Logan (29)1,9092010DET
192Percy Harvin (22)1,9082010MIN
Devin Hester (31)1,9082014ATL
194Billy Sims (24)1,9071980DET
195Josh Cribbs (28)1,9052011CLE
Jacoby Ford (23)1,9052010OAK
Clinton Portis (22)1,9052003DEN
198Charlie Garner (30)1,9042002OAK
199Adrian Peterson (23)1,9012008MIN
200Steve Smith (24)1,9002003CAR
Emmitt Smith+ (24)1,9001993DAL
202Barry Sanders+ (27)1,8981995DET
203Tamarick Vanover (21)1,8971995KAN
204Billy Grimes (23)1,8961950GNB
205Tony Collins (22)1,8931981NWE
206Stump Mitchell (25)1,8891984STL
Leon Washington (28)1,8892010SEA
208Billy Sims (25)1,8881981DET
209Glyn Milburn (27)1,8861998CHI
Steve Breaston (24)1,8862007ARI
211Larry Garron (26)1,8841963BOS
Jerry Rice+ (32)1,8841995SFO
213Maurice Jones-Drew (24)1,8812009JAX
214Tyrone Hughes (25)1,8791995NOR
Wes Welker (23)1,87920042TM
216Walter Payton+ (24)1,8751978CHI
217Devin Hester (24)1,8742007CHI
218Clinton Portis (21)1,8722002DEN
Desmond Howard (30)1,8722000DET
Jim Brown+ (29)1,8721965CLE
221Julio Jones (26)1,8712015ATL
222Barry Sanders+ (21)1,8701989DET
223Reidel Anthony (21)1,8691998TAM
Joe Washington (24)1,8691978BAL
Robert Smith (28)1,8692000MIN
226Chris Warren (26)1,8681994SEA
227Lorenzo White (26)1,8671992HOU
Bruce Harper (22)1,8671977NYJ
229Kevin Williams (27)1,8661998BUF
Shaun Alexander (27)1,8662004SEA
231Abner Haynes (23)1,8651961DTX
232Tim Dwight (24)1,8611999ATL
233Marc Mariani (23)1,8592010TEN
234Ameer Abdullah (22)1,8572015DET
235Ricky Watters (31)1,8552000SEA
Barry Sanders+ (23)1,8551991DET
Ricky Watters (27)1,8551996PHI
238Reggie Swinton (26)1,8542001DAL
239Bobby Mitchell+ (28)1,8521963WAS
240Isaac Bruce (22)1,8501995STL
241Terrell Davis (23)1,8481996DEN
242B.J. Sams (23)1,8472004BAL
243Matt Forte (28)1,8462014CHI
Eddie Saenz (24)1,8461947WAS
245Leon Washington (29)1,8442011SEA
246Paul Lowe (23)1,8431960LAC
Edgerrin James (27)1,8432005IND
248James Thrash (25)1,8412000WAS
Arian Foster (25)1,8412011HOU
250Mack Herron (25)1,8391973NWE
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