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Leaders Table
Rank Player Y/G Year Tm
1O.J. Simpson+ (26)143.11973BUF
2Jim Brown+ (27)133.11963CLE
3Walter Payton+ (23)132.31977CHI
4Eric Dickerson+ (24)131.61984RAM
5Adrian Peterson (27)131.12012MIN
6O.J. Simpson+ (28)129.81975BUF
7Jamal Lewis (24)129.12003BAL
8Earl Campbell+ (25)128.91980HOU
9Barry Sanders+ (29)128.31997DET
10Jim Brown+ (22)127.31958CLE
11Terrell Davis (25)125.51998DEN
12Chris Johnson (23)125.42009TEN
13Clinton Portis (22)122.42003DEN
14Barry Sanders+ (26)117.71994DET
Ahman Green (26)117.72003GNB
16Shaun Alexander (28)117.52005SEA
17Terrell Davis (24)116.71997DEN
18Tiki Barber (30)116.32005NYG
19Ricky Williams (25)115.82002MIA
20Jamal Anderson (25)115.41998ATL
Priest Holmes (28)115.42002KAN
22DeMarco Murray (26)115.32014DAL
23Eric Dickerson+ (26)113.81986RAM
24LaDainian Tomlinson (27)113.42006SDG
25Eric Dickerson+ (23)113.01983RAM
26Eric Dickerson+ (27)112.31987IND
27Larry Johnson (26)111.82006KAN
28Priest Holmes (30)111.52004KAN
29Jerome Bettis+ (25)111.01997PIT
30Emmitt Smith+ (26)110.81995DAL
Jim Brown+ (23)110.81959CLE
32Jim Brown+ (29)110.31965CLE
33Adrian Peterson (23)110.02008MIN
34Marcus Allen+ (25)109.91985RAI
35Larry Johnson (25)109.42005KAN
36Corey Dillon (29)109.02004NWE
37Fred Taylor (24)107.62000JAX
38Gerald Riggs (24)107.41985ATL
O.J. Simpson+ (29)107.41976BUF
40Ezekiel Elliott (21)107.12016DAL
Emmitt Smith+ (23)107.11992DAL
42Edgerrin James (22)106.82000IND
43Michael Turner (26)106.22008ATL
44Emmitt Smith+ (24)106.11993DAL
Earl Campbell+ (24)106.11979HOU
Curtis Martin+ (31)106.12004NYJ
47Shaun Alexander (27)106.02004SEA
48Frank Gore (23)105.92006SFO
49Barry Foster (23)105.61992PIT
50Jim Taylor+ (26)105.31962GNB
Walter Payton+ (30)105.31984CHI
52LaDainian Tomlinson (23)105.22002SDG
53Jim Brown+ (24)104.81960CLE
54George Rogers (22)104.61981NOR
55Jim Nance (23)104.11966BOS
56Tiki Barber (31)103.92006NYG
57Eric Dickerson+ (28)103.71988IND
58Jim Brown+ (28)103.31964CLE
59Barry Sanders+ (23)103.21991DET
60Stephen Davis (29)103.12003CAR
61Tony Dorsett+ (27)102.91981DAL
62LaDainian Tomlinson (24)102.82003SDG
63Billy Sims (25)102.61981DET
Deuce McAllister (24)102.62003NOR
65Julius Jones (23)102.42004DAL
66Spec Sanders (29)102.31947NYY
67Barry Sanders+ (25)101.41993DET
68Larry Brown (24)101.31972WAS
69Joe Morris (25)101.11986NYG
70Arian Foster (24)101.02010HOU
71Alfred Morris (23)100.82012WAS
72Walter Payton+ (25)100.61979CHI
Jim Brown+ (25)100.61961CLE
74Otis Armstrong (23)100.51974DEN
75LeSean McCoy (25)100.42013PHI
Edgerrin James (27)100.42005IND
Maurice Jones-Drew (26)100.42011JAX
Stephen Davis (25)100.41999WAS
79Ottis Anderson (22)100.31979STL
80Ricky Williams (23)100.02000NOR
81Marshawn Lynch (26)99.42012SEA
82Walter Payton+ (22)99.31976CHI
83Gerald Riggs (23)99.11984ATL
84Emmitt Smith+ (25)98.91994DAL
85Marshall Faulk+ (28)98.72001STL
Christian Okoye (28)98.71989KAN
87Fred Taylor (27)98.32003JAX
88Garrison Hearst (27)98.11998SFO
89Barry Sanders+ (21)98.01989DET
90William Andrews (27)97.91983ATL
91Emmitt Smith+ (22)97.71991DAL
92Jerome Bettis+ (29)97.52001PIT
93Priest Holmes (27)97.22001KAN
94Marshall Faulk+ (27)97.12000STL
Barry Sanders+ (28)97.11996DET
Edgerrin James (21)97.11999IND
97Chris Brown (23)97.02004TEN
98Walter Payton+ (31)96.91985CHI
99Edgerrin James (25)96.82003IND
Don Woods (23)96.81974SDG
Edgerrin James (26)96.82004IND
102Earl Campbell+ (23)96.71978HOU
103Olandis Gary (24)96.61999DEN
Chris Warren (26)96.61994SEA
105James Wilder (26)96.51984TAM
106Cedric Benson (26)96.22009CIN
107Terrell Davis (23)96.11996DEN
108Arian Foster (28)95.82014HOU
Adrian Peterson (22)95.82007MIN
110Steve Van Buren+ (28)95.51949PHI
Steven Jackson (23)95.52006STL
112Gale Sayers+ (25)95.11968CHI
Freeman McNeil (26)95.11985NYJ
Robert Smith (28)95.12000MIN
115Tiki Barber (29)94.92004NYG
116Clinton Portis (24)94.82005WAS
117DeAngelo Williams (25)94.72008CAR
118Herschel Walker (26)94.61988DAL
Maurice Jones-Drew (25)94.62010JAX
Curtis Martin+ (28)94.62001NYJ
121Wilbert Montgomery (24)94.51979PHI
122Steven Jackson (26)94.42009STL
123Eddie George (26)94.32000TEN
Jamaal Charles (25)94.32012KAN
Clinton Portis (21)94.32002DEN
126Arian Foster (25)94.22011HOU
127Roger Craig (28)93.91988SFO
128Rick Casares (25)93.81956CHI
Thurman Thomas+ (25)93.81991BUF
Barry Sanders+ (27)93.81995DET
131Wilbert Montgomery (26)93.51981PHI
132Fred Jackson (30)93.42011BUF
Willie Parker (25)93.42006PIT
Jim Taylor+ (25)93.41961GNB
135Barry Sanders+ (30)93.21998DET
136Emmitt Smith+ (30)93.11999DAL
137Curtis Martin+ (22)92.91995NWE
Mike Anderson (26)92.92000DEN
Thurman Thomas+ (26)92.91992BUF
Clinton Portis (27)92.92008WAS
Earl Campbell+ (28)92.91983HOU
142Adrian Peterson (30)92.82015MIN
143Curt Warner (25)92.61986SEA
144Delvin Williams (25)92.51976SFO
Deuce McAllister (23)92.52002NOR
146LaDainian Tomlinson (28)92.12007SDG
147Jim Taylor+ (24)91.81960GNB
148Brandon Jacobs (25)91.72007NYG
Jamaal Charles (23)91.72010KAN
150Charles White (29)91.61987RAM
151Curtis Martin+ (26)91.51999NYJ
152Lawrence McCutcheon (23)91.41973RAM
LaDainian Tomlinson (26)91.42005SDG
154Beattie Feathers (25)91.31934CHI
Walter Payton+ (26)91.31980CHI
156Rudi Johnson (25)91.12005CIN
157Mark van Eeghen (25)90.91977OAK
Doug Martin (23)90.92012TAM
Rudi Johnson (24)90.92004CIN
160Le'Veon Bell (24)90.82016PIT
161Curt Warner (22)90.61983SEA
162Adrian Peterson (28)90.42013MIN
Joe Cribbs (24)90.41982BUF
Robert Smith (25)90.41997MIN
Travis Henry (24)90.42003BUF
166Jim Taylor+ (28)89.91964GNB
Travis Henry (23)89.92002BUF
168John Riggins+ (34)89.81983WAS
Rodney Hampton (24)89.81993NYG
170Corey Dillon (25)89.72000CIN
Shaun Alexander (26)89.72003SEA
Dorsey Levens (27)89.71997GNB
173Shaun Alexander (29)89.62006SEA
174Stephen Davis (27)89.52001WAS
175Jerome Bettis+ (24)89.41996PIT
O.J. Simpson+ (25)89.41972BUF
177Jerome Bettis+ (21)89.31993RAM
John David Crow (25)89.31960STL
179Curtis Martin+ (24)89.21997NWE
Freeman McNeil (25)89.21984NYJ
George Rogers (23)89.21982NOR
182Darren McFadden (23)89.02010OAK
Arian Foster (26)89.02012HOU
Franco Harris+ (25)89.01975PIT
LaDainian Tomlinson (25)89.02004SDG
Thomas Jones (27)89.02005CHI
187Brian Westbrook (28)88.92007PHI
188Walter Payton+ (29)88.81983CHI
Priest Holmes (29)88.82003KAN
190Domanick Williams (24)88.72005HOU
191Ahman Green (25)88.62002GNB
192Warrick Dunn (30)88.52005ATL
Leroy Kelly+ (26)88.51968CLE
John Riggins+ (35)88.51984WAS
195Lawrence McCutcheon (27)88.41977RAM
196Natrone Means (26)88.31998SDG
197Ricky Watters (27)88.21996PHI
198Eric Dickerson+ (25)88.11985RAM
199George Rogers (24)88.01983NOR
200Gale Sayers+ (23)87.91966CHI
Stephen Davis (26)87.92000WAS
202Willie Parker (26)87.72007PIT
Clinton Portis (23)87.72004WAS
Tony Canadeo+ (30)87.71949GNB
205Thomas Jones (31)87.62009NYJ
Terrell Davis (28)87.62001DEN
Doug Martin (26)87.62015TAM
208Marion Butts (24)87.51990SDG
209Eddie George (23)87.41997TEN
Fred Taylor (28)87.42004JAX
Joe Perry+ (27)87.41954SFO
Cliff Battles+ (27)87.41937WAS
Eric Dickerson+ (29)87.41989IND
214Freeman McNeil (23)87.31982NYJ
LeSean McCoy (23)87.32011PHI
216Walter Payton+ (24)87.21978CHI
217Wilbert Montgomery (23)87.11978PHI
218Mike Rozier (26)87.01987HOU
219Maurice Jones-Drew (24)86.92009JAX
Jamal Lewis (28)86.92007CLE
DeMarco Murray (28)86.92016TEN
Jim Nance (24)86.91967BOS
223Steven Jackson (25)86.82008STL
224Tiki Barber (27)86.72002NYG
Ahman Green (24)86.72001GNB
226Larry Brown (22)86.51970WAS
Adrian Peterson (25)86.52010MIN
Travis Henry (27)86.52006TEN
Robert Smith (24)86.51996MIN
230Adrian Peterson (24)86.42009MIN
Bo Jackson (26)86.41989RAI
232J.D. Smith (27)86.31959SFO
Marshall Faulk+ (26)86.31999STL
LeSean McCoy (28)86.32016BUF
235Leroy Kelly+ (25)86.11967CLE
236Ottis Anderson (24)86.01981STL
Earl Campbell+ (26)86.01981HOU
238DeAngelo Williams (26)85.92009CAR
Steve Van Buren+ (27)85.91948PHI
Billy Sims (28)85.91984DET
241Hugh McElhenny+ (25)85.81954SFO
Jamaal Charles (26)85.82013KAN
Curtis Martin+ (25)85.81998NYJ
Marshawn Lynch (21)85.82007BUF
Ricky Williams (26)85.82003MIA
246Lydell Mitchell (27)85.71976BAL
Michael Turner (28)85.72010ATL
248Bull Karcis (28)85.51937PIT
Eddie George (22)85.51996HOU
250Hoyle Granger (23)85.31967HOU
Jamal Lewis (21)85.32000BAL
Ray Rice (24)85.32011BAL
Chris Johnson (24)85.32010TEN
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