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Leaders Table
Rank Player Att Years Tm
1Emmitt Smith+4,4091990-20042TM
2Walter Payton+3,8381975-1987chi
3Curtis Martin+3,5181995-20052TM
4Jerome Bettis+3,4791993-20052TM
5LaDainian Tomlinson3,1742001-20112TM
6Barry Sanders+3,0621989-1998det
7Edgerrin James3,0281999-20093TM
8Marcus Allen+3,0221982-19972TM
9Eric Dickerson+2,9961983-19934TM
10Franco Harris+2,9491972-19842TM
11Tony Dorsett+2,9361977-19882TM
12John Riggins+2,9161971-19852TM
13Frank Gore2,8802005-20162TM
14Thurman Thomas+2,8771988-20002TM
15Eddie George2,8651996-20042TM
16Marshall Faulk+2,8361994-20052TM
17Steven Jackson2,7642004-20153TM
18Thomas Jones2,6782000-20115TM
19Warrick Dunn2,6691997-20082TM
20Ricky Watters2,6221992-20013TM
21Corey Dillon2,6181997-20062TM
22Ottis Anderson2,5621979-19922TM
23Jamal Lewis2,5422000-20092TM
24Fred Taylor2,5341998-20102TM
25Ricky Williams2,4311999-20113TM
26Adrian Peterson2,4122007-2016min
27O.J. Simpson+2,4041969-19792TM
28Jim Brown+2,3591957-1965cle
29Matt Forte2,2372008-20162TM
30Clinton Portis2,2302002-20102TM
31Tiki Barber2,2171997-2006nyg
32Earl Campbell+2,1871978-19852TM
Shaun Alexander2,1872000-20082TM
34Terry Allen2,1521991-20015TM
35Marshawn Lynch2,1442007-20152TM
36Chris Johnson2,1182008-20163TM
37Earnest Byner2,0951984-19973TM
Willis McGahee2,0952004-20134TM
39Ahman Green2,0561998-20093TM
40Roger Craig1,9911983-19933TM
41Gerald Riggs1,9891982-19912TM
42Herschel Walker1,9541986-19974TM
43Stephen Davis1,9451996-20063TM
44Jim Taylor+1,9411958-19672TM
45Joe Perry+1,9291948-19632TM
46Larry Csonka+1,8911968-19792TM
47Maurice Jones-Drew1,8472006-20142TM
48Mike Pruitt1,8441976-19863TM
49Garrison Hearst1,8311993-20044TM
50Rodney Hampton1,8241990-1997nyg
51LeSean McCoy1,8212009-20162TM
52Freeman McNeil1,7981981-1992nyj
53Chris Warren1,7911990-20003TM
54Antowain Smith1,7841997-20054TM
55Priest Holmes1,7801997-20072TM
56Leroy Kelly+1,7271964-1973cle
57DeAngelo Williams1,7072006-20162TM
58Curt Warner1,6981983-19902TM
59George Rogers1,6921981-19872TM
60James Brooks1,6851981-19924TM
61Lydell Mitchell1,6751972-19803TM
62Terrell Davis1,6551995-2001den
63Mark van Eeghen1,6521974-19832TM
64Bill Brown1,6491961-19742TM
65Floyd Little+1,6411967-1975den
66Michael Turner1,6392004-20122TM
67Ken Willard1,6221965-19742TM
68Cedric Benson1,6002005-20123TM
69James Wilder1,5861981-19903TM
70John Henry Johnson+1,5711954-19664TM
71Chuck Muncie1,5611976-19842TM
72Chuck Foreman1,5561973-19802TM
73Wilbert Montgomery1,5401977-19852TM
74Charlie Garner1,5371994-20044TM
75Larry Brown1,5301969-1976was
76Lawrence McCutcheon1,5211972-19814TM
77Rudi Johnson1,5172001-20082TM
78Neal Anderson1,5151986-1993chi
79Don Perkins1,5001961-1968dal
80Sammy Winder1,4951982-1990den
81Pete Johnson1,4891977-19843TM
82Travis Henry1,4882001-20073TM
83James Stewart1,4781995-20022TM
84Arian Foster1,4762009-20162TM
85Calvin Hill1,4521969-19813TM
86Rick Casares1,4311955-19663TM
87Ray Rice1,4302008-2013rav
Duce Staley1,4301997-20062TM
89Deuce McAllister1,4292001-2008nor
90Larry Johnson1,4272003-20114TM
91Robert Smith1,4111993-2000min
Joe Morris1,4111982-19912TM
93Jonathan Stewart1,4102008-2016car
94Natrone Means1,4091993-20003TM
95Michael Pittman1,3921998-20083TM
96Brian Westbrook1,3852002-20102TM
Sam Cunningham1,3851973-1982nwe
98Adrian Murrell1,3751993-20034TM
99Mike Alstott1,3591996-2006tam
100DeMarco Murray1,3562011-20163TM
101John Brockington1,3471971-19772TM
102Marion Butts1,3451989-19953TM
103Wendell Tyler1,3441977-19862TM
104Jim Nance1,3411965-19732TM
105Jamaal Charles1,3322008-2016kan
106Jamal Anderson1,3291994-2001atl
107Lamar Smith1,3221994-20034TM
108Steve Van Buren+1,3201944-1951phi
109William Andrews1,3151979-1986atl
110Delvin Williams1,3121974-19813TM
111Joe Cribbs1,3091980-19884TM
112Mike Garrett1,3081966-19732TM
113Fred Jackson1,3052007-20152TM
114Kevin Mack1,2911985-1993cle
Emerson Boozer1,2911966-1975nyj
116Reggie Bush1,2832006-20165TM
117Ronnie Brown1,2812005-20144TM
118Julius Jones1,2802004-20103TM
119Darren McFadden1,2772008-20162TM
120Tyrone Wheatley1,2701995-20042TM
121Willie Parker1,2532004-2009pit
122Christian Okoye1,2461987-1992kan
123John Williams1,2451986-19952TM
124Dorsey Levens1,2431994-20043TM
125Dick Bass1,2181960-1969ram
126MacArthur Lane1,2061968-19783TM
127Ron Johnson1,2041969-19752TM
Greg Bell1,2041984-19903TM
129Dexter Bussey1,2031974-1984det
130Tom Matte1,2001961-1972clt
131Donny Anderson1,1971966-19742TM
132Alex Webster1,1961955-1964nyg
Greg Pruitt1,1961973-19842TM
134Joe Washington1,1951977-19854TM
135Tony Collins1,1911981-19902TM
136Dave Osborn1,1791965-19762TM
137Errict Rhett1,1741994-20003TM
138Rob Carpenter1,1721977-19863TM
139Clarke Hinkle+1,1711932-1941gnb
140Altie Taylor1,1701969-19762TM
Ollie Matson+1,1701952-19664TM
142Leonard Russell1,1641991-19964TM
143Chester Taylor1,1602002-20114TM
Jim Otis1,1601970-19783TM
Robert Newhouse1,1601972-1983dal
146Mike Rozier1,1591985-19912TM
147Ed Podolak1,1571969-1977kan
John David Crow1,1571958-19682TM
149Marion Barber1,1562005-20112TM
150Harold Green1,1511990-19983TM
151Dave Hampton1,1481969-19763TM
152Clem Daniels1,1461960-19683TM
153Brandon Jacobs1,1412005-20132TM
154Alfred Morris1,1392012-20162TM
155Dick Hoak1,1321961-1970pit
156Billy Sims1,1311980-1984det
Ryan Mathews1,1312010-20162TM
158Dalton Hilliard1,1261986-1993nor
159Hugh McElhenny+1,1241952-19644TM
160Ted Brown1,1171979-1986min
161Edgar Bennett1,1151992-19992TM
162J.D. Smith1,1001956-19663TM
163Joseph Addai1,0952006-2011clt
164Mike Thomas1,0871975-19802TM
165Ahmad Bradshaw1,0832007-20152TM
166LeGarrette Blount1,0812010-20163TM
Rashard Mendenhall1,0812008-20132TM
168Lenny Moore+1,0691956-1967clt
169Reggie Cobb1,0651990-19964TM
170Lorenzo White1,0621988-19952TM
171Earnest Jackson1,0591983-19883TM
Bob Hoernschemeyer1,0591946-19553TM
173Matt Snell1,0571964-1972nyj
174Cadillac Williams1,0552005-20112TM
175Johnny Hector1,0511983-1992nyj
176Johnny Johnson1,0461990-19942TM
177Anthony Thomas1,0442001-20074TM
Bill Mathis1,0441960-1969nyj
179Tommy Mason1,0401961-19713TM
180Abner Haynes1,0361960-19674TM
181Gary Brown1,0321991-19993TM
182Tony Galbreath1,0311976-19873TM
Carl Garrett1,0311969-19774TM
Craig Heyward1,0311988-19985TM
185Jim Kiick1,0291968-19773TM
186Paul Lowe1,0261960-19692TM
187Tony Canadeo+1,0251941-1952gnb
188Otis Armstrong1,0231973-1980den
189Kevan Barlow1,0222001-20062TM
190Harvey Williams1,0211991-19982TM
191Darrin Nelson1,0201982-19922TM
192Johnny Roland1,0151966-19732TM
193Rickey Young1,0111975-19832TM
194James Jones1,0101983-19922TM
Cookie Gilchrist1,0101962-19673TM
196Leroy Hoard1,0081990-19994TM
BenJarvus Green-Ellis1,0082008-20132TM
198Karim Abdul-Jabbar1,0041996-20003TM
199Billy Ray Barnes9941957-19663TM
200Shonn Greene9932009-20142TM
201Gale Sayers+9911965-1971chi
202Randy McMillan9901981-1986clt
203Wendell Hayes9881963-19743TM
204Stump Mitchell9861981-1989crd
205Ron Dayne9832000-20073TM
206Napoleon Kaufman9781995-2000rai
207Chris Ivory9762010-20163TM
208Bam Morris9741994-19994TM
209Wilbur Jackson9711974-19822TM
210Jon Arnett9641957-19662TM
Pete Banaszak9641966-1978rai
Alan Ameche9641955-1960clt
213Ryan Grant9562007-20122TM
Doug Martin9562012-2016tam
215Nick Pietrosante9551959-19672TM
216Frank Pollard9531980-1988pit
217Clarence Peaks9511957-19652TM
Marv Hubbard9511969-19772TM
219John Stephens9451988-19933TM
220Preston Pearson9411967-19803TM
221Curtis Dickey9371980-19862TM
222Reuben Droughns9292001-20084TM
223Rocky Bleier9281968-1980pit
224DeShaun Foster9272003-20082TM
225Ace Gutowsky9221932-19392TM
226Tuffy Leemans+9191936-1943nyg
Mike Anderson9192000-20072TM
228Barry Foster9151990-1994pit
229Charley Tolar9071960-1966oti
230Fran Rogel9001950-1957pit
Doug Kotar9001974-1981nyg
232Wayne Morris8991976-19842TM
Walt Garrison8991966-1974dal
234LaMont Jordan8972001-20094TM
235Paul Hornung+8931957-1966gnb
236Timmy Brown8891959-19683TM
237Jess Phillips8881968-19774TM
238Mark Ingram8842011-2016nor
239Ronnie Bull8811962-19712TM
240Knowshon Moreno8772009-20142TM
241Tom Sullivan8761972-19782TM
242Michael Vick8732001-20154TM
243Gary Anderson8691985-19933TM
244Maurice Morris8672002-20112TM
245Rueben Mayes8661986-19932TM
246Keith Byars8651986-19984TM
247Kevin Faulk8641999-2011nwe
Rashad Jennings8642009-20163TM
249Don Calhoun8601974-19823TM
250Charlie Smith8581968-19752TM
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