NFL Approximate Value Single-Season Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player AV Year Tm
1LaDainian Tomlinson+ (27)262006SDG
2Marshall Faulk+ (26)251999STL
O.J. Simpson+ (28)251975BUF
4Tom Brady (30)242007NWE
Rolland Lawrence (26)241977ATL
6Derrick Brooks+ (26)231999TAM
Jim Brown+ (28)231964CLE
Priest Holmes (28)232002KAN
Ray Lewis (25)232000BAL
Wilber Marshall (24)231986CHI
Lydell Mitchell (27)231976BAL
Alan Page+ (24)231969MIN
Aaron Rodgers (27)232011GNB
Pat Swilling (26)231991NOR
Steve Young+ (31)231993SFO
Steve Young+ (32)231994SFO
17Otis Armstrong (23)221974DEN
Lem Barney+ (23)221969DET
George Blanda+ (33)221961HOU
Derrick Brooks+ (29)222002TAM
Jim Brown+ (27)221963CLE
Kevin Carter (25)221999STL
Wes Chandler (26)221982SDG
Terrell Davis+ (25)221998DEN
Marshall Faulk+ (27)222000STL
Marshall Faulk+ (28)222001STL
Dan Fouts+ (31)221982SDG
Bert Jones (25)221976BAL
Orlando Pace+ (24)222000STL
Alan Page+ (25)221970MIN
Samari Rolle (24)222000TEN
J.J. Watt (25)222014HOU
Steve Young+ (30)221992SFO
34Herb Adderley+ (23)211962GNB
Tiki Barber (30)212005NYG
Bobby Boyd (30)211968BAL
Tom Brady (34)212011NWE
Jim Brown+ (24)211960CLE
Jim Brown+ (29)211965CLE
Rob Burnett (33)212000BAL
Daunte Culpepper (23)212000MIN
Carl Eller+ (27)211969MIN
David Harris (25)212009NYJ
Charley Hennigan (26)211961HOU
Priest Holmes (29)212003KAN
Edgerrin James (21)211999IND
Edgerrin James (22)212000IND
Edgerrin James (26)212004IND
Ray Lewis (24)211999BAL
Peyton Manning (28)212004IND
Dan Marino+ (22)211984MIA
Darrelle Revis (24)212009NYJ
Jerry Rice+ (31)211994SFO
Simeon Rice (28)212002TAM
Aaron Rodgers (30)212014GNB
Matt Ryan (31)212016ATL
Warren Sapp+ (26)211999TAM
Warren Sapp+ (29)212002TAM
Bruce Smith+ (33)211996BUF
Brian Urlacher (23)212001CHI
J.J. Watt (26)212015HOU
62Ken Anderson (33)201982CIN
Doug Betters (27)201983MIA
Drew Brees (32)202011NOR
Larry Brown (24)201972WAS
Willie Brown+ (32)201973OAK
Daunte Culpepper (27)202004MIN
Aaron Donald (24)202015STL
Chuck Foreman (24)201975MIN
Arian Foster (24)202010HOU
Rich Gannon (34)202000OAK
Jeff Garcia (30)202000SFO
Mark Gastineau (25)201982NYJ
Randall Godfrey (27)202000TEN
Ahman Green (26)202003GNB
Charles Haley+ (26)201990SFO
Marvin Harrison+ (27)201999IND
Abner Haynes (24)201962DTX
Ron Johnson (24)201972NYG
Yale Lary+ (31)201962DET
Ray Lewis (28)202003BAL
Matt Light (29)202007NWE
Peyton Manning (30)202006IND
Karl Mecklenburg (29)201989DEN
Keith Millard (26)201988MIN
Lydell Mitchell (26)201975BAL
Lydell Mitchell (28)201977BAL
Randy Moss (30)202007NWE
Joe Nash (23)201984SEA
Cam Newton (26)202015CAR
Jerry Norton (29)201960STL
Orlando Pace+ (23)201999STL
Walter Payton+ (23)201977CHI
Patrick Peterson (21)202011ARI
Jerry Rice+ (30)201993SFO
Barry Sanders+ (26)201994DET
Emmitt Smith+ (23)201992DAL
Emmitt Smith+ (24)201993DAL
Emmitt Smith+ (26)201995DAL
Jimmy Smith (32)202001JAX
Otis Taylor (24)201966KAN
Thurman Thomas+ (24)201990BUF
Thurman Thomas+ (25)201991BUF
Louis Vasquez (26)202013DEN
Kurt Warner+ (30)202001STL
Rod Woodson+ (25)201990PIT
107Jamal Anderson (25)191998ATL
Steve Beuerlein (34)191999CAR
Tony Brackens (24)191999JAX
Lance Briggs (24)192005CHI
Jim Brown+ (25)191961CLE
Larry Brown (22)191970WAS
John David Crow (25)191960STL
Randall Cunningham (27)191990PHI
Randall Cunningham (35)191998MIN
Mike Curtis (25)191968BAL
Terrell Davis+ (24)191997DEN
Richard Dent+ (24)191985CHI
Eric Dickerson+ (28)191988IND
Chris Doleman+ (30)191992MIN
Carl Eller+ (28)191970MIN
Boomer Esiason (27)191988CIN
Jahri Evans (28)192011NOR
James Farrior (29)192004PIT
Joe Fortunato (33)191963CHI
Dan Fouts+ (30)191981SDG
Jason Gildon (29)192001PIT
Dan Hampton+ (26)191984CHI
Kevin Hardy (26)191999JAX
James Harrison (30)192008PIT
James Harrison (32)192010PIT
Torry Holt (24)192000STL
Michael Irvin+ (29)191995DAL
Steven Jackson (23)192006STL
Edgerrin James (27)192005IND
Chris Johnson (23)192009TEN
Pepper Johnson (26)191990NYG
Jevon Kearse (23)191999TEN
Cortez Kennedy+ (24)191992SEA
Paul Krause+ (27)191969MIN
Jack Lambert+ (24)191976PIT
Greg Landry (24)191971DET
Greg Landry (25)191972DET
Ray Lewis (26)192001BAL
Ray Lewis (33)192008BAL
Peyton Manning (37)192013DEN
Clay Matthews (24)192010GNB
Lawrence McCutcheon (23)191973RAM
Lawyer Milloy (25)191999NWE
Bobby Mitchell+ (25)191960CLE
Warren Moon+ (33)191990HOU
Anthony Munoz+ (27)191985CIN
DeMarco Murray (26)192014DAL
Ed Newman (33)191984MIA
Cam Newton (22)192011CAR
Carl Nicks (26)192011NOR
Alan Page+ (26)191971MIN
Michael Dean Perry (24)191989CLE
Adrian Peterson (27)192012MIN
Jerry Rice+ (32)191995SFO
Sheldon Richardson (23)192014NYJ
Philip Rivers (27)192009SDG
Aaron Rodgers (25)192009GNB
Barry Sanders+ (29)191997DET
Deion Sanders+ (29)191996DAL
Jeff Saturday (32)192007IND
Richard Sherman (25)192013SEA
O.J. Simpson+ (26)191973BUF
Jimmy Smith (31)192000JAX
Dwight Stephenson+ (26)191984MIA
Dwight Stephenson+ (28)191986MIA
Pat Swilling (27)191992NOR
Fran Tarkenton+ (27)191967NYG
Jason Taylor+ (26)192000MIA
Lawrence Taylor+ (30)191989NYG
Thurman Thomas+ (26)191992BUF
Zach Thomas (25)191998MIA
Zach Thomas (26)191999MIA
Andre Tippett+ (25)191985NWE
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (24)192003SDG
Johnny Unitas+ (34)191967BAL
Paul Warfield+ (28)191971MIA
Kurt Warner+ (28)191999STL
Ted Washington (33)192001CHI
J.J. Watt (23)192012HOU
Ricky Watters (25)191994SFO
Reggie Wayne (28)192007IND
Andrew Whitworth (33)192015CIN
Randy White+ (31)191984DAL
Reggie White+ (24)191986PHI
Reggie White+ (34)191996GNB
Doug Wilkerson (35)191982SDG
Patrick Willis (24)192009SFO
Russell Wilson (25)192014SEA
Russell Wilson (26)192015SEA
Rod Woodson+ (27)191992PIT
Eric Wright (26)191985SFO
Bryant Young (24)191996SFO
Steve Young+ (36)191998SFO
200Eric Allen (23)181989PHI
Marcus Allen+ (22)181982RAI
Ken Anderson (32)181981CIN
Willie Anderson (30)182005CIN
William Andrews (27)181983ATL
Doug Atkins+ (33)181963CHI
Geno Atkins (24)182012CIN
Tiki Barber (31)182006NYG
Erich Barnes (26)181961NYG
Harris Barton (29)181993SFO
Bob Baumhower (28)181983MIA
NaVorro Bowman (23)182011SFO
NaVorro Bowman (25)182013SFO
Bobby Boyd (26)181964BAL
Tom Brady (33)182010NWE
Tom Brady (35)182012NWE
LeRoy Butler (28)181996GNB
Roger Carr (24)181976BAL
Gary Clark (29)181991WAS
Willie Davis+ (28)181962GNB
Len Dawson+ (27)181962DTX
Chris Doleman+ (27)181989MIN
Hugh Douglas (29)182000PHI
Dave Duerson (25)181986CHI
Carl Eller+ (29)181971MIN
Ken Ellis (24)181972GNB
John Elway+ (37)181997DEN
Jahri Evans (26)182009NOR
Marshall Faulk+ (25)181998IND
Brett Favre+ (25)181995GNB
Cortland Finnegan (24)182008TEN
Rich Gannon (36)182002OAK
Jeff Garcia (31)182001SFO
Darrell Green+ (31)181991WAS
Kevin Greene+ (32)181994PIT
Kevin Greene+ (34)181996CAR
Trent Green (32)182002KAN
Trent Green (33)182003KAN
Robert Griffin (22)182012WAS
Dan Hampton+ (28)181986CHI
Damon Harrison (27)182016NYG
Albert Haynesworth (27)182008TEN
Mike Haynes+ (32)181985RAI
Garrison Hearst (27)181998SFO
Ted Hendricks+ (23)181971BAL
Torry Holt (27)182003STL
Michael Irvin+ (26)181992DAL
Chad Johnson (27)182005CIN
Ron Johnson (22)181970NYG
Too Tall Jones (31)181982DAL
Homer Jones (26)181967NYG
Leroy Kelly+ (24)181966CLE
Leroy Kelly+ (26)181968CLE
Joe Klecko (31)181985NYJ
Luke Kuechly (22)182013CAR
Jim Lachey (28)181991WAS
Night Train Lane+ (34)181962DET
Carl Lee (27)181988MIN
Albert Lewis (28)181989KAN
Ray Lewis (29)182004BAL
Greg Lloyd (28)181993PIT
Greg Lloyd (29)181994PIT
Howie Long+ (25)181985RAI
Todd Lyght (30)181999STL
John Lynch (27)181999TAM
Sam Madison (25)181999MIA
Sam Madison (26)182000MIA
Don Majkowski (25)181989GNB
Peyton Manning (23)181999IND
Peyton Manning (24)182000IND
Peyton Manning (27)182003IND
Peyton Manning (29)182005IND
Dan Marino+ (24)181986MIA
Wilber Marshall (30)181992WAS
Rashean Mathis (26)182006JAX
Randall McDaniel+ (33)181998MIN
Audray McMillian (30)181992MIN
Steve McMichael (28)181986CHI
Sam Mills (32)181991NOR
Sam Mills (37)181996CAR
Wilbert Montgomery (24)181979PHI
Herman Moore (25)181995DET
Anthony Munoz+ (24)181982CIN
Tom Nalen (29)182000DEN
Jordy Nelson (29)182014GNB
Haloti Ngata (27)182011BAL
Terrell Owens (27)182001SFO
Orlando Pace+ (25)182001STL
Walter Payton+ (31)181985CHI
Julius Peppers (30)182010CHI
Julius Peppers (32)182012CHI
Julian Peterson (24)182002SFO
Troy Polamalu (27)182008PIT
Trevor Pryce (24)181999DEN
Jay Ratliff (28)182009DAL
Ed Reed (29)182008BAL
Jerry Rice+ (26)181989SFO
Ray Rice (22)182009BAL
Philip Rivers (24)182006SDG
Aaron Rodgers (32)182016GNB
Darrell Russell (22)181998OAK
Matt Ryan (27)182012ATL
Deion Sanders+ (31)181998DAL
Deion Sanders+ (32)181999DAL
Jeff Saturday (30)182005IND
Gale Sayers+ (22)181965CHI
Herbert Scott (27)181980DAL
Richard Sherman (24)182012SEA
Clyde Simmons (27)181991PHI
Mike Singletary+ (27)181986CHI
Mike Singletary+ (29)181988CHI
Bruce Smith+ (30)181993BUF
Justin Smith (31)182011SFO
Robert Smith (28)182000MIN
Steve Smith (26)182005CAR
Michael Strahan+ (25)181997NYG
Jason Taylor+ (32)182006MIA
Jim Taylor+ (26)181962GNB
Joe Theismann (34)181983WAS
Adalius Thomas (29)182006BAL
Derrick Thomas+ (23)181990KAN
Andre Tippett+ (27)181987NWE
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (25)182004SDG
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (26)182005SDG
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (28)182007SDG
Jeremiah Trotter (24)182001PHI
Justin Tuck (25)182008NYG
Eric Turner (25)181994CLE
Brian Urlacher (27)182005CHI
Brian Urlacher (28)182006CHI
Danny White (30)181982DAL
Reggie White+ (26)181988PHI
Reggie White+ (27)181989PHI
Reggie White+ (29)181991PHI
Aeneas Williams+ (26)181994ARI
Kevin Williams (26)182006MIN
Mario Williams (29)182014BUF
Ricky Williams (25)182002MIA
Rod Woodson+ (29)181994PIT
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