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Leaders Table
Rank Player Rt Years Tm
1Brian Mitchell6071990-20033TM
2Allen Rossum5141998-20096TM
3Dante Hall4262000-20082TM
Josh Cribbs4262005-20143TM
5Mel Gray4211986-19974TM
6Glyn Milburn4071993-20014TM
7Michael Bates3731993-20036TM
8Desmond Howard3591992-20025TM
9Darren Sproles3312005-20163TM
10Kevin Williams3221993-20004TM
11Ted Ginn2992007-20164TM
12Devin Hester2932006-20163TM
13Leon Washington2922006-20144TM
14Tyrone Hughes2831993-19983TM
15Eric Metcalf2801989-20027TM
16Ron Smith2751965-19745TM
17Chris Carr2562005-20135TM
18Dave Meggett2521989-19983TM
19Eddie Drummond2502002-20072TM
Dexter Carter2501990-19962TM
21Michael Lewis2482001-20072TM
22Bruce Harper2431977-1984nyj
23Corey Harris2381992-20036TM
24Clarence Verdin2371986-19943TM
25Vai Sikahema2351986-19933TM
26Rock Cartwright2312002-20112TM
27Chad Morton2292000-20064TM
28Tamarick Vanover2261995-20022TM
29Terrence Wilkins2231999-20062TM
30Rod Woodson+2201987-20034TM
31Charlie Rogers2171999-20033TM
32Herschel Walker2151986-19974TM
33Maurice Hicks2142004-20082TM
34Jermaine Lewis2121996-20043TM
35Brandon Tate2092009-20163TM
36Reggie Swinton2082001-20053TM
37Terrence McGee2072003-2012buf
38Andre' Davis2052002-20094TM
39Tim Dwight2031998-20075TM
40Ron Brown1991984-19912TM
41David Dunn1981995-20014TM
42Steve Odom1941974-19792TM
43Abe Woodson1931958-19662TM
Andre Coleman1931994-19983TM
45Dennis Gentry1921982-1992chi
46Al Carmichael1911953-19612TM
47Ronney Jenkins1902000-20032TM
48Larry Anderson1891978-19842TM
Qadry Ismail1891993-20025TM
Dick James1891956-19653TM
51Dwight Stone1861987-20003TM
Josh Scobey1862003-20073TM
53Timmy Brown1841959-19683TM
54Wes Welker1832004-20155TM
Jacoby Jones1832007-20154TM
56Kevin Faulk1811999-2011nwe
57Speedy Duncan1801964-19742TM
58Stump Mitchell1771981-1989crd
59Mike Nelms1751980-1984was
Steve Broussard1751990-19983TM
61Bobby Joe Edmonds1731986-19953TM
62Drew Hill1721979-19933TM
63Stefan Logan1712009-20122TM
64Alvin Haymond1701964-19735TM
Aaron Stecker1702000-20093TM
66Nate Lewis1691990-19952TM
67Fulton Walker1671981-19862TM
68Eric Weems1652007-20162TM
69LaRod Stephens-Howling1642009-20132TM
70Darrin Nelson1631982-19922TM
71Bobby Jancik1581962-1967oti
Vaughn Hebron1581993-19982TM
73Derrick Mason1561997-20114TM
Eddie Payton1561977-19824TM
75Deion Sanders+1551989-20055TM
76Carl Roaches1541980-19852TM
Carl Garrett1541969-19774TM
78Aaron Bailey1531994-1998clt
Kermit Alexander1531963-19733TM
80Percy Harvin1522009-20164TM
Bruce Laird1521972-19832TM
Justin Miller1522005-20123TM
83MarTay Jenkins1511999-2002crd
Dino Hall1511979-1983cle
Danny Amendola1512009-20162TM
86Donnie Elder1501985-19915TM
87Albert Bentley1491985-19922TM
88Stanford Jennings1481984-19923TM
Marc Mariani1482010-20162TM
90B.J. Sams1472004-20082TM
Dominic Rhodes1472001-20102TM
Roell Preston1471995-19995TM
Bethel Johnson1472003-20062TM
94Tremain Mack1461997-2000cin
95Jerious Norwood1452006-20112TM
David Palmer1451994-2000min
97Ollie Matson+1431952-19664TM
Tony Horne1431998-2000ram
Gary Anderson1431985-19933TM
100Ellis Hobbs1412005-20102TM
101Joe Arenas1391951-1957sfo
102Larry Marshall1381972-19784TM
103Woodley Lewis1371950-19603TM
104Clarence Childs1341964-19682TM
Vernon Turner1341990-19954TM
106Jamie Holland1331987-19923TM
Cannonball Butler1331965-19723TM
108Cleo Montgomery1321980-19853TM
Bill Butler1321959-19644TM
James Brooks1321981-19924TM
111Bobby Humphery1301984-19902TM
Maurice Morris1302002-20112TM
Bo Roberson1301961-19664TM
114Vic Washington1291971-19763TM
Danieal Manning1292006-20142TM
116Cordarrelle Patterson1282013-2016min
J.J. Moses1282002-20053TM
Alvin Hall1281981-1987det
Zachary Dixon1281979-19845TM
120James Owens1271979-19842TM
121Jon Arnett1261957-19662TM
122Buddy Young1251947-19554TM
Rich Mauti1251977-19842TM
124James Thrash1241997-20082TM
125Brock Marion1231993-20043TM
Billy Johnson1231974-19883TM
127Willie Ponder1222003-20063TM
Glenn Holt1222006-2008cin
129Courtney Roby1212005-20144TM
Abner Haynes1211960-19674TM
Leon Johnson1211997-20033TM
Adam Jones1212005-20163TM
Terry Metcalf1211973-19812TM
134Herb Adderley+1201961-19722TM
135Fred McAfee1191991-20064TM
Brandon Banks1192010-2012was
Jerry Azumah1191999-2005chi
138Bernard Jackson1181972-19803TM
139Randy Baldwin1171991-19964TM
Brandon Bennett1171998-20042TM
Dwayne Harris1172011-20162TM
Dick Christy1171958-19633TM
Troy Walters1172000-20074TM
144Stephen Starring1151983-19883TM
Aaron Glenn1151994-20085TM
Eric Ball1151989-19952TM
Johnny Bailey1151990-19953TM
148Preston Pearson1141967-19803TM
J.J. Arrington1142005-2008crd
150Dave Hampton1131969-19763TM
Glen Young1131983-19882TM
152Brad Smith1122006-20143TM
Robbie Martin1121981-19862TM
154Lou Piccone1111974-19822TM
David Patten1111997-20085TM
Mercury Morris1111969-19762TM
Terry Fair1111998-20053TM
158Quintin Demps1102008-20164TM
Dave Grayson1101961-19702TM
160Keith Moody1091976-19802TM
Rocket Ismail1091993-20013TM
162Cecil Turner1081968-1973chi
Ken Jenkins1081983-19862TM
164Kenny Bynum1071997-2000sdg
Terance Mathis1071990-20023TM
Walter Roberts1071964-19703TM
Micheal Spurlock1072006-20148TM
Marcus Thigpen1072012-20154TM
169Greg Pruitt1061973-19842TM
170Aveion Cason1052001-20083TM
171Ken Bell1041986-1989den
Gary Davis1041976-19812TM
Floyd Little+1041967-1975den
Darius Reynaud1042008-20134TM
Thomas Sanders1041985-19912TM
176Jon Vaughn1031991-19943TM
Darrick Vaughn1032000-20032TM
Howard Stevens1031973-19772TM
179Steve Breaston1022007-20122TM
Willie Drewrey1021985-19932TM
Rickie Harris1021965-19722TM
Bobby Mitchell+1021958-19682TM
Travis Williams1021967-19712TM
184Tom Watkins1011961-19683TM
Al Nelson1011965-1973phi
Terry Kirby1011993-20024TM
Herman Hunter1011985-19873TM
James Dixon1011989-1991dal
189Sammy Martin1001988-19912TM
Josh Wilson1002007-20155TM
191Clint Jones991967-19732TM
Lionel James991984-1988sdg
Arlen Harris992003-20062TM
194Jo-Jo Townsell981985-1990nyj
Tyson Thompson982005-2007dal
Steve Smith982001-20162TM
Napoleon Kaufman981995-2000rai
198Willard Harrell971975-19842TM
Chris Watson971999-20022TM
200Artie Owens961976-19803TM
Eric Moulds961996-20073TM
Lorenzo Hampton961985-1989mia
203Reidel Anthony951997-2001tam
Pervis Atkins951961-19663TM
Benny Cunningham952013-2016ram
Leodis McKelvin952008-20162TM
Michael Morton951982-19873TM
George Taliaferro951949-19555TM
Rick Upchurch951975-1983den
210Jerry LeVias941969-19742TM
211Eddie Saenz931946-1951was
Travis Minor932001-20082TM
213Lynn Chandnois921950-1956pit
O.J. McDuffie921993-2000mia
Sylvester Stamps921984-19892TM
Charles Wilson921990-19953TM
217Chris Warren911990-20003TM
Gale Sayers+911965-1971chi
Gerald McNeil911986-19902TM
Mike Goodson912009-20133TM
221Deji Karim902010-20133TM
222Walter Stanley891985-19925TM
Miles Austin892006-20153TM
Brian Baschnagel891976-1984chi
Chris Cole892000-2003den
Najeh Davenport892002-20083TM
Larry Garron891960-1968nwe
Roy Green891979-19922TM
Marc Logan891987-19974TM
Irving Spikes891994-1997mia
231Dave Williams881977-19812TM
232Ladell Betts872002-20102TM
Troy Brown871993-2007nwe
Larry Brunson871974-19803TM
Wally Henry871977-1982phi
Felix Jones872008-20132TM
Dexter Wynn872004-20083TM
238Charley Warner861963-19662TM
Doug Gabriel862003-20062TM
240Yamon Figurs852007-20105TM
Nesby Glasgow851979-19922TM
Mel Renfro+851964-1977dal
Charlie West851968-19793TM
244Will Blackmon842006-20164TM
Wallace Francis841973-19812TM
Chuck Levy841994-19982TM
Randall Morris841984-19882TM
Koren Robinson842001-20083TM
249Pierre Thomas832007-20153TM
Hugh McElhenny+831952-19644TM
Billy Grimes831949-19522TM
Darryl Clack831986-1989dal
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