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Leaders Table
Rank Player TD Year Tm
1LaDainian Tomlinson+ (27)282006SDG
2Priest Holmes (29)272003KAN
Shaun Alexander (28)272005SEA
4Emmitt Smith+ (26)251995DAL
5John Riggins+ (34)241983WAS
6Joe Morris (24)211985NYG
Emmitt Smith+ (25)211994DAL
Terrell Davis+ (25)211998DEN
Priest Holmes (28)212002KAN
Terry Allen (28)211996WAS
11Larry Johnson (25)202005KAN
12Chuck Muncie (28)191981SDG
Earl Campbell+ (24)191979HOU
Jim Taylor+ (26)191962GNB
15Adrian Peterson (24)182009MIN
Emmitt Smith+ (23)181992DAL
Marshall Faulk+ (27)182000STL
George Rogers (27)181986WAS
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (26)182005SDG
Spec Sanders (29)181947NYY
LeGarrette Blount (29)182016NWE
Eric Dickerson+ (23)181983RAM
DeAngelo Williams (25)182008CAR
24LeSean McCoy (23)172011PHI
Jim Brown+ (29)171965CLE
Larry Johnson (26)172006KAN
Stephen Davis (25)171999WAS
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (25)172004SDG
Jim Brown+ (22)171958CLE
Michael Turner (26)172008ATL
31Leroy Kelly+ (26)161968CLE
Greg Bell (26)161988RAM
Shaun Alexander (25)162002SEA
Ricky Williams (25)162002MIA
Barry Sanders+ (23)161991DET
Lenny Moore+ (30)161964BAL
David Johnson (24)162016ARI
Pete Banaszak (31)161975OAK
O.J. Simpson+ (28)161975BUF
Shaun Alexander (27)162004SEA
Arian Foster (24)162010HOU
42Maurice Jones-Drew (24)152009JAX
Ahman Green (26)152003GNB
Chris Warren (27)151995SEA
Greg Bell (27)151989RAM
Mike Anderson (26)152000DEN
Ickey Woods (22)151988CIN
Clinton Portis (21)152002DEN
Leroy Kelly+ (24)151966CLE
Steve Van Buren+ (24)151945PHI
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (28)152007SDG
Jim Taylor+ (25)151961GNB
Ezekiel Elliott (21)152016DAL
Arian Foster (26)152012HOU
Brandon Jacobs (26)152008NYG
LenDale White (23)152008TEN
Terrell Davis+ (24)151997DEN
Karim Abdul-Jabbar (23)151997MIA
59Derrick Fenner (23)141990SEA
Cleveland Gary (24)141990RAM
Chris Johnson (23)142009TEN
Thomas Jones (31)142009NYJ
Rodney Hampton (23)141992NYG
Walter Payton+ (23)141977CHI
Shaun Alexander (24)142001SEA
David Sims (22)141978SEA
Shaun Alexander (26)142003SEA
Jamal Lewis (24)142003BAL
Clinton Portis (22)142003DEN
Cam Newton (22)142011CAR
Curtis Martin+ (22)141995NWE
Jamal Anderson (25)141998ATL
Fred Taylor (22)141998JAX
Ottis Anderson (32)141989NYG
Barry Sanders+ (21)141989DET
Eddie George (26)142000TEN
Lamar Smith (29)142000MIA
Gale Sayers+ (22)141965CHI
Joe Morris (25)141986NYG
Eric Dickerson+ (28)141988IND
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (23)142002SDG
Pete Johnson (25)141979CIN
Walter Payton+ (25)141979CHI
Marion Barber (23)142006DAL
Jim Brown+ (23)141959CLE
Priest Holmes (30)142004KAN
John David Crow (27)141962STL
John Riggins+ (35)141984WAS
Eric Dickerson+ (24)141984RAM
Pete Johnson (29)141983CIN
Curtis Martin+ (23)141996NWE
Franco Harris+ (26)141976PIT
93Barry Sanders+ (22)131990DET
Terry Allen (24)131992MIN
Earl Campbell+ (23)131978HOU
John Riggins+ (32)131981WAS
George Rogers (22)131981NOR
Billy Sims (25)131981DET
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (24)132003SDG
Abner Haynes (24)131962DTX
Cookie Gilchrist (27)131962BUF
Emmitt Smith+ (29)131998DAL
Earl Campbell+ (25)131980HOU
Billy Sims (24)131980DET
Dalton Hilliard (25)131989NOR
Paul Hornung+ (24)131960GNB
Edgerrin James (22)132000IND
Curt Warner (25)131986SEA
Travis Henry (23)132002BUF
Deuce McAllister (23)132002NOR
Steve Van Buren+ (26)131947PHI
Corey Dillon (31)132006NWE
Maurice Jones-Drew (21)132006JAX
Steven Jackson (23)132006STL
Willie Parker (25)132006PIT
Edgerrin James (27)132005IND
LeSean McCoy (28)132016BUF
Chuck Foreman (24)131975MIN
Alfred Morris (23)132012WAS
Edgerrin James (21)131999IND
James Stewart (27)131999JAX
Willis McGahee (22)132004BUF
Domanick Williams (23)132004HOU
Jerome Bettis+ (32)132004PIT
Tiki Barber (29)132004NYG
Jim Brown+ (26)131962CLE
James Wilder (26)131984TAM
Gerald Riggs (23)131984ATL
Marcus Allen+ (24)131984RAI
Curt Warner (22)131983SEA
Terrell Davis+ (23)131996DEN
Ricky Watters (27)131996PHI
Chuck Foreman (25)131976MIN
Walter Payton+ (22)131976CHI
BenJarvus Green-Ellis (25)132010NWE
Rashard Mendenhall (23)132010PIT
Thomas Jones (30)132008NYJ
DeMarco Murray (26)132014DAL
Marshawn Lynch (28)132014SEA
140Marcus Allen+ (30)121990RAI
Willis McGahee (27)122009BAL
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (30)122009SDG
Tony Dorsett+ (23)121977DAL
Eric Dickerson+ (25)121985RAM
Marcus Allen+ (33)121993KAN
Rick Casares (25)121956CHI
Marshall Faulk+ (28)122001STL
Antowain Smith (29)122001NWE
Natrone Means (22)121994SDG
Pete Johnson (27)121981CIN
Wendell Tyler (26)121981RAM
Robb Riddick (31)121988BUF
Jamaal Charles (26)122013KAN
Marshawn Lynch (25)122011SEA
Adrian Peterson (26)122011MIN
Ray Rice (24)122011BAL
Christian Okoye (28)121989KAN
Floyd Little+ (31)121973DEN
O.J. Simpson+ (26)121973BUF
Fred Taylor (24)122000JAX
Mercury Morris (25)121972MIA
Jim Brown+ (27)121963CLE
Herschel Walker (24)121986DAL
Neal Anderson (24)121988CHI
Eddie George (28)122002TEN
Larry Csonka+ (32)121979MIA
Clarence Williams (24)121979SDG
Cookie Gilchrist (28)121963BUF
Emmitt Smith+ (22)121991DAL
Jim Taylor+ (28)121964GNB
Rudi Johnson (26)122006CIN
Joseph Addai (24)122007IND
Adrian Peterson (22)122007MIN
Mike Anderson (31)122005DEN
Stephen Davis (31)122005CAR
Corey Dillon (30)122005NWE
Rudi Johnson (25)122005CIN
Latavius Murray (26)122016OAK
Don Nottingham (26)121975MIA
Adrian Peterson (27)122012MIN
Stevan Ridley (23)122012NWE
Curtis Martin+ (31)122004NYJ
Rudi Johnson (24)122004CIN
Corey Dillon (29)122004NWE
Marshawn Lynch (27)122013SEA
Pete Johnson (30)1219842TM
Earl Campbell+ (28)121983HOU
Chuck Muncie (30)121983SDG
Emmitt Smith+ (27)121996DAL
Steve Grogan (23)121976NWE
Adrian Peterson (25)122010MIN
Michael Turner (28)122010ATL
Maurice Jones-Drew (23)122008JAX
196Ottis Anderson (33)111990NYG
Ryan Grant (26)112009GNB
Ricky Williams (32)112009MIA
Barry Foster (23)111992PIT
Franco Harris+ (27)111977PIT
Marcus Allen+ (25)111985RAI
Ron Davenport (22)111985MIA
Steve Van Buren+ (28)111949PHI
Tobin Rote (28)111956GNB
Horace Ivory (24)111978NWE
Terdell Middleton (23)111978GNB
Walter Payton+ (24)111978CHI
Marshall Faulk+ (21)111994IND
T.J. Duckett (22)112003ATL
Edgerrin James (25)112003IND
BenJarvus Green-Ellis (26)112011NWE
Michael Turner (29)112011ATL
Marshall Faulk+ (22)111995IND
Errict Rhett (24)111995TAM
Barry Sanders+ (27)111995DET
Ricky Watters (26)111995PHI
Leroy Kelly+ (25)111967CLE
Devonta Freeman (23)112015ATL
Jeremy Hill (22)112015CIN
Adrian Peterson (30)112015MIN
DeAngelo Williams (32)112015PIT
Tom Matte (30)111969BAL
Bill Brown (30)111968MIN
Duane Thomas (24)111971DAL
Joe Cribbs (22)111980BUF
Curtis Dickey (23)111980BAL
Tony Dorsett+ (26)111980DAL
Dan Towler (26)111954RAM
Neal Anderson (25)111989CHI
Jim Taylor+ (24)111960GNB
Tom Sullivan (24)111974PHI
Marcus Allen+ (22)111982RAI
Stephen Davis (26)112000WAS
Emerson Boozer (29)111972NYJ
Johnny Lujack (25)111950CHI
Eric Dickerson+ (26)111986RAM
Tiki Barber (27)112002NYG
Moe Williams (28)112002MIN
Franco Harris+ (29)111979PIT
Chuck Muncie (26)111979NOR
Sherman Smith (24)111979SEA
Gerald Riggs (30)111991WAS
Brad Baxter (24)111991NYJ
Clinton Portis (26)112007WAS
Clinton Portis (24)112005WAS
Jim Nance (23)111966BOS
Devonta Freeman (24)112016ATL
Charles White (29)111987RAM
Johnny Hector (26)111987NYJ
Lydell Mitchell (26)111975BAL
Marshawn Lynch (26)112012SEA
Doug Martin (23)112012TAM
Trent Richardson (22)112012CLE
Emmitt Smith+ (30)111999DAL
MacArthur Lane (28)111970STL
Eddie Lacy (23)112013GNB
Walter Payton+ (30)111984CHI
Karim Abdul-Jabbar (22)111996MIA
Jerome Bettis+ (24)111996PIT
Barry Sanders+ (28)111996DET
Peyton Hillis (24)112010CLE
Chris Johnson (24)112010TEN
Mike Tolbert (24)112010SDG
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (29)112008SDG
Kordell Stewart (24)111997PIT
Barry Sanders+ (29)111997DET
Marcus Allen+ (37)111997KAN
Thurman Thomas+ (24)111990BUF
Emmitt Smith+ (21)111990DAL
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