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Leaders Table
Rank Player RtY Years Tm
1Brian Mitchell19,0131990-20033TM
2Allen Rossum15,0031998-20096TM
3Josh Cribbs13,4882005-20143TM
4Mel Gray13,0031986-19974TM
5Glyn Milburn12,7721993-20014TM
6Dante Hall12,3972000-20082TM
7Darren Sproles10,8892005-20153TM
8Desmond Howard10,8541992-20025TM
9Devin Hester10,3822006-20152TM
10Kevin Williams9,6041993-20004TM
11Leon Washington9,3462006-20144TM
12Dave Meggett9,2741989-19983TM
13Eric Metcalf9,2661989-20027TM
14Michael Bates9,1541993-20036TM
15Ted Ginn8,7462007-20154TM
16Ron Smith8,7101965-19745TM
17Tyrone Hughes8,4101993-19983TM
18Vai Sikahema8,1021986-19933TM
19Jermaine Lewis7,8931996-20043TM
20Michael Lewis7,8072001-20072TM
21Jacoby Jones7,6282007-20154TM
22Tamarick Vanover7,4381995-20022TM
23Chris Carr7,3492005-20135TM
24Rod Woodson7,2561987-20034TM
25Bruce Harper7,1911977-1984nyj
26Eddie Drummond7,0912002-20072TM
27Chad Morton6,8322000-20064TM
28Dexter Carter6,7701990-19962TM
29Speedy Duncan6,7401964-19742TM
30Wes Welker6,7222004-20155TM
31Alvin Haymond6,5861964-19735TM
32Clarence Verdin6,5801986-19943TM
33Tim Dwight6,5261998-20075TM
34Abe Woodson6,4941958-19662TM
35Terrence Wilkins6,3981999-20062TM
36Billy Johnson6,2581974-19883TM
37Reggie Swinton6,2302001-20053TM
38Charlie Rogers6,1251999-20033TM
39Brandon Tate6,0952009-20152TM
40Mike Nelms6,0761980-1984was
41Deion Sanders5,7221989-20055TM
42Al Carmichael5,7101953-19612TM
43Dick James5,6281956-19653TM
44Stefan Logan5,5862009-20122TM
45Corey Harris5,5451992-20036TM
46Terrence McGee5,4502003-2012buf
Rock Cartwright5,4502002-20112TM
48Timmy Brown5,4201959-19683TM
49Stump Mitchell5,3841981-1989crd
50Rick Upchurch5,3631975-1983den
51Fulton Walker5,2161981-19862TM
52Bobby Joe Edmonds5,1171986-19953TM
53Derrick Mason5,0861997-20114TM
54Herschel Walker5,0841986-19974TM
55Eddie Payton5,0631977-19824TM
56Steve Odom5,0461974-19792TM
57Kevin Faulk5,0411999-2011nwe
58David Dunn4,9441995-20014TM
59Maurice Hicks4,9322004-20082TM
60David Palmer4,8841994-2000min
61Larry Marshall4,8621972-19784TM
62Andre' Davis4,8612002-20094TM
63Andre Coleman4,8501994-19983TM
64Bobby Jancik4,8321962-1967oti
65Adam Jones4,8052005-20153TM
66Larry Anderson4,7991978-19842TM
67Danny Amendola4,7852009-20152TM
68B.J. Sams4,7192004-20082TM
69Eric Weems4,6572007-20152TM
70Joe Arenas4,5721951-1957sfo
71Tim Brown4,5551988-20042TM
72Ronney Jenkins4,5502000-20032TM
73Greg Pruitt4,5211973-19842TM
74Ron Brown4,4931984-19912TM
75Dennis Gentry4,4891982-1992chi
76Troy Brown4,4871993-2007nwe
77Carl Roaches4,4681980-19852TM
78Kermit Alexander4,4211963-19733TM
79Mike Fuller4,3611975-19822TM
80Woodley Lewis4,3511950-19603TM
81Ollie Matson4,3411952-19664TM
82Antwaan Randle El4,3162002-20102TM
83Leon Johnson4,3051997-20033TM
84Marc Mariani4,2462010-20152TM
85Carl Garrett4,1911969-19774TM
86Buddy Young4,1631947-19554TM
87Josh Scobey4,1602003-20073TM
88Bruce Laird4,1531972-19832TM
89Nate Lewis4,1521990-19952TM
90Qadry Ismail4,1351993-20025TM
91Percy Harvin4,1272009-20154TM
92LaRod Stephens-Howling4,0922009-20132TM
93Jon Arnett4,0911957-19662TM
94Dino Hall4,0861979-1983cle
95Steve Broussard4,0601990-19983TM
96Steve Smith4,0552001-20152TM
97Terry Metcalf4,0231973-19812TM
98Kelvin Martin4,0201987-19963TM
99Darrin Nelson4,0161982-19922TM
100Dwayne Harris3,9772011-20152TM
101Justin Miller3,9752005-20123TM
102Aaron Stecker3,9342000-20093TM
103Dwight Stone3,9271987-20003TM
104Abner Haynes3,9001960-19674TM
105Roell Preston3,8961995-19995TM
106Howard Stevens3,8951973-19772TM
107MarTay Jenkins3,8661999-2002crd
108Johnny Bailey3,8401990-19953TM
109Troy Walters3,8352000-20074TM
110Karl Williams3,8101996-20042TM
111Vaughn Hebron3,8021993-19982TM
112Brandon Banks3,7932010-2012was
113Robbie Martin3,7541981-19862TM
114Ellis Hobbs3,7392005-20102TM
115Bill Butler3,7361959-19644TM
116Aaron Bailey3,6961994-1998clt
117Jerious Norwood3,6952006-20112TM
118Willie Drewrey3,6941985-19932TM
119Dick Christy3,6751958-19633TM
120Darrien Gordon3,6711993-20025TM
121Bethel Johnson3,6322003-20062TM
122Tony Horne3,6151998-2000ram
123Tremain Mack3,5831997-2000cin
124Gerald McNeil3,5691986-19902TM
125J.J. Moses3,5092002-20053TM
126Reggie Barlow3,4941996-20032TM
Clarence Childs3,4941964-19682TM
128Leodis McKelvin3,4922008-2015buf
129Drew Hill3,4821979-19933TM
130Tom Watkins3,4801961-19683TM
131Eddie Brown3,4681974-19793TM
132Rich Mauti3,4641977-19842TM
133Marcus Thigpen3,4522012-20154TM
134Vernon Turner3,4431990-19954TM
135Emlen Tunnell3,4241948-19612TM
136Floyd Little3,4161967-1975den
137Jo-Jo Townsell3,4081985-1990nyj
138Bobby Mitchell3,3891958-19682TM
R.W. McQuarters3,3891998-20084TM
140Micheal Spurlock3,3742006-20148TM
Dominic Rhodes3,3742001-20102TM
142Danieal Manning3,3702006-20142TM
143Rickie Harris3,3551965-19722TM
144Vic Washington3,3411971-19763TM
145Darius Reynaud3,3322008-20134TM
146Cleo Montgomery3,3281980-19853TM
147James Brooks3,3271981-19924TM
148Lionel James3,2871984-1988sdg
149Cordarrelle Patterson3,2832013-2015min
150Walter Stanley3,2771985-19925TM
151Bill Dudley3,2581942-19533TM
152Keith Moody3,2381976-19802TM
153James Thrash3,2371997-20082TM
J.T. Smith3,2371978-19903TM
155O.J. McDuffie3,2301993-2000mia
156Charlie West3,2261968-19793TM
157Ken Jenkins3,2001983-19862TM
158Albert Bentley3,1921985-19922TM
159Wally Henry3,1811977-1982phi
160Walter Roberts3,1741964-19703TM
161Gale Sayers3,1721965-1971chi
162Gary Anderson3,1641985-19933TM
163Phil McConkey3,1561984-19894TM
164Mark Jones3,1522004-20094TM
165Butch Johnson3,1451976-19852TM
166George Atkinson3,1401968-19792TM
167Cannonball Butler3,1311965-19723TM
168Steve Breaston3,1262007-20122TM
169Mercury Morris3,1181969-19762TM
170Bo Roberson3,1111961-19664TM
171Mel Renfro3,0881964-1977dal
172Herb Adderley3,0801961-19722TM
173Willie Ponder3,0792003-20063TM
174Terry Fair3,0431998-20053TM
175Lou Piccone3,0411974-19822TM
176Donnie Elder3,0401985-19915TM
177Lynn Chandnois3,0321950-1956pit
178Mike Martin3,0241983-1989cin
179Travis Williams3,0141967-19712TM
180Courtney Roby3,0072005-20144TM
181Bobby Humphery2,9741984-19902TM
182Bill Thompson2,9701969-1981den
183Mack Herron2,9671973-19752TM
184Stanford Jennings2,9651984-19923TM
185Glenn Holt2,9612006-2008cin
186Eric Guliford2,9601993-19983TM
187Alvin Hall2,9581981-1987det
188Brock Marion2,9511993-20043TM
189Maurice Morris2,9332002-20112TM
190Quintin Demps2,9312008-20154TM
191Todd Kinchen2,9231992-19983TM
Dave Hampton2,9231969-19763TM
193Billy Grimes2,9161949-19522TM
194Jerry Azumah2,9011999-2005chi
195Brad Smith2,9002006-20143TM
Jerry LeVias2,9001969-19742TM
197Hugh McElhenny2,8411952-19644TM
Preston Pearson2,8411967-19803TM
199Dave Grayson2,8391961-19702TM
200Eddie Saenz2,8341946-1951was
201Keshawn Martin2,8222012-20152TM
202Antonio Chatman2,8092003-20082TM
Nate Burleson2,8092003-20133TM
204Jamie Holland2,8061987-19923TM
205James Owens2,8011979-19842TM
206Willard Harrell2,7751975-19842TM
207Leroy Kelly2,7741964-1973cle
208Noland Smith2,7721967-19692TM
209Dana McLemore2,7451982-19872TM
210Cecil Turner2,7301968-1973chi
211Glen Young2,7191983-19882TM
212Chris Warren2,7141990-20003TM
213Bernard Jackson2,7091972-19803TM
Lemar Parrish2,7091970-19823TM
215Antonio Brown2,7082010-2015pit
216Dexter McCluster2,7032010-20152TM
217Aaron Glenn2,6971994-20085TM
218J.J. Arrington2,6942005-2008crd
219Leon Bright2,6931981-19852TM
220Roscoe Parrish2,6912005-20122TM
221Dennis Northcutt2,6842000-20093TM
222Brandon Bennett2,6751998-20042TM
223Frank Seno2,6631943-19493TM
224Larry Brunson2,6521974-19803TM
225Randall Cobb2,6472011-2015gnb
226Deltha O'Neal2,6442000-20083TM
227Pat Studstill2,6401961-19723TM
228Zachary Dixon2,6391979-19845TM
229Al Nelson2,6281965-1973phi
230Chris Watson2,6251999-20022TM
231Darrick Vaughn2,6202000-20032TM
232Randy Baldwin2,6071991-19964TM
233Clifton Smith2,6032008-20103TM
234Javier Arenas2,5972010-20143TM
235Lem Barney2,5861967-1977det
236Domenik Hixon2,5632007-20133TM
Eddie Royal2,5632008-20153TM
238Irving Fryar2,5601984-20004TM
239Nesby Glasgow2,5571979-19922TM
240Cullen Bryant2,5201973-19872TM
241Jeremy Ross2,5182012-20154TM
242Marcus Sherels2,5172010-2015min
243Manfred Moore2,5041974-19774TM
244Steve Van Buren2,5031944-1951phi
245Stephen Starring2,4971983-19883TM
246Aveion Cason2,4842001-20083TM
247Sammy Martin2,4821988-19912TM
248Eric Ball2,4741989-19952TM
249Josh Wilson2,4672007-20155TM
250Chuck Fenenbock2,4591943-19483TM