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Games Rushing Receiving
Rk Player Tm Age G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1 Joe Perry*+ SFO 26 12 0 192 1018 10 51 5.3 84.8 16.0 19 191 10.1 3 60 1.6 15.9 1209 13 8
2 Dan Towler* RAM 25 12 0 152 879 7 73 5.8 73.3 12.7 11 125 11.4 1 49 0.9 10.4 1004 8 6
3 Fran Rogel PIT 26 12 0 137 527 2 58 3.8 43.9 11.4 19 95 5.0 0 19 1.6 7.9 622 2 2
4 Lynn Chandnois* PIT 28 12 0 123 470 3 38 3.8 39.2 10.3 43 412 9.6 0 55 3.6 34.3 882 3 9
5 John Huzvar BAL 24 12 0 119 515 4 36 4.3 42.9 9.9 6 55 9.2 1 30 0.5 4.6 570 5 5
6 Charlie Justice WAS 29 12 0 115 616 2 43 5.4 51.3 9.6 22 434 19.7 2 54 1.8 36.2 1050 4 9
7 Hugh McElhenny*+ SFO 25 12 0 112 503 3 33 4.5 41.9 9.3 30 474 15.8 2 71 2.5 39.5 977 5 6
8 Sonny Grandelius NYG 24 12 0 108 278 1 31 2.6 23.2 9.0 15 80 5.3 0 26 1.3 6.7 358 1 3
9 Johnny Olszewski* CRD 23 12 0 106 386 4 34 3.6 32.2 8.8 21 210 10.0 1 77 1.8 17.5 596 5 6
10 George Taliaferro* BAL 26 11 11 102 479 2 50 4.7 43.5 9.3 20 346 17.3 2 54 1.8 31.5 825 4 10
11 Bob Hoernschemeyer DET 28 12 0 101 482 7 49 4.8 40.2 8.4 23 282 12.3 2 35 1.9 23.5 764 9 3
12 Eddie Price NYG 28 12 0 101 206 2 15 2.0 17.2 8.4 26 233 9.0 1 31 2.2 19.4 439 3 4
13 Skeets Quinlan RAM 25 12 0 97 705 4 74 7.3 58.8 8.1 17 260 15.3 2 59 1.4 21.7 965 6 3
14 Charlie Trippi* CRD 31 12 0 97 433 0 21 4.5 36.1 8.1 11 87 7.9 2 21 0.9 7.3 520 2 5
15 Fred Morrison CHI 27 12 0 95 307 2 17 3.2 25.6 7.9 16 214 13.4 0 44 1.3 17.8 521 2 2
16 Breezy Reid GNB 26 12 0 95 492 3 43 5.2 41.0 7.9 10 100 10.0 0 26 0.8 8.3 592 3 5
17 Fred Cone GNB 27 12 0 92 301 5 41 3.3 25.1 7.7 18 165 9.2 1 30 1.5 13.8 466 6 2
18 Bobby Layne* DET 27 12 11 87 343 0 23 3.9 28.6 7.3 343 0 8
19 Chick Jagade* CLE 27 12 0 86 344 4 23 4.0 28.7 7.2 20 193 9.7 0 37 1.7 16.1 537 4 0
20 Tank Younger* RAM 25 12 0 84 350 8 39 4.2 29.2 7.0 20 259 13.0 1 48 1.7 21.6 609 9 4
21 Gene Gedman DET 21 12 0 83 255 3 27 3.1 21.3 6.9 14 121 8.6 0 25 1.2 10.1 376 3 0
22 Don Johnson PHI 22 12 0 83 439 5 66 5.3 36.6 6.9 12 227 18.9 2 41 1.0 18.9 666 7 3
23 Frank Ziegler PHI 30 12 0 83 320 5 52 3.9 26.7 6.9 15 211 14.1 0 43 1.3 17.6 531 5 2
24 Leon Heath WAS 25 9 0 76 266 4 43 3.5 29.6 8.4 5 45 9.0 0 17 0.6 5.0 311 4 4
25 Julie Rykovich WAS 30 12 0 73 251 0 19 3.4 20.9 6.1 7 73 10.4 1 39 0.6 6.1 324 1 2
26 Joe Arenas SFO 28 12 0 72 380 6 60 5.3 31.7 6.0 10 113 11.3 1 38 0.8 9.4 493 7 5
27 Billy Reynolds CLE 22 12 0 72 313 3 16 4.3 26.1 6.0 9 120 13.3 0 55 0.8 10.0 433 3 4
28 Billy Stone CHI 28 12 0 72 169 2 28 2.3 14.1 6.0 34 376 11.1 4 51 2.8 31.3 545 6 7
29 Doak Walker*+ DET 26 12 0 66 337 2 50 5.1 28.1 5.5 30 502 16.7 3 83 2.5 41.8 839 5 2
Games Rushing Receiving
Rk Player Tm Age G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
30 Ray Mathews PIT 24 12 0 65 260 2 31 4.0 21.7 5.4 27 346 12.8 4 77 2.3 28.8 606 6 5
31 Kyle Rote* NYG 25 9 0 63 213 1 18 3.4 23.7 7.0 26 440 16.9 5 75 2.9 48.9 653 6 0
32 Jerry Williams PHI 30 12 0 61 345 3 48 5.7 28.8 5.1 31 438 14.1 1 40 2.6 36.5 783 4 2
33 Ray Renfro* CLE 24 12 0 60 352 4 58 5.9 29.3 5.0 39 722 18.5 4 70 3.3 60.2 1074 8 4
34 John Dottley CHI 25 10 0 58 150 1 12 2.6 15.0 5.8 5 21 4.2 0 8 0.5 2.1 171 1 4
35 Paul Barry WAS 27 12 0 56 218 0 22 3.9 18.2 4.7 8 70 8.8 0 18 0.7 5.8 288 0 2
36 Buck McPhail BAL 24 12 0 53 138 0 30 2.6 11.5 4.4 10 38 3.8 0 45 0.8 3.2 176 0 1
37 Howie Ferguson GNB 23 11 0 52 134 0 12 2.6 12.2 4.7 15 86 5.7 0 23 1.4 7.8 220 0 4
38 Billy Cross CRD 24 12 0 51 196 1 56 3.8 16.3 4.3 17 285 16.8 1 51 1.4 23.8 481 2 7
39 Frank Gifford* NYG 23 12 0 50 157 2 15 3.1 13.1 4.2 18 292 16.2 4 49 1.5 24.3 449 6 2
40 Al Carmichael GNB 25 12 0 49 199 1 41 4.1 16.6 4.1 12 131 10.9 0 52 1.0 10.9 330 1 3
41 Ken Carpenter CLE 27 12 0 46 195 3 30 4.2 16.3 3.8 9 109 12.1 2 32 0.8 9.1 304 5 2
42 Hal Giancanelli PHI 24 12 0 44 131 1 30 3.0 10.9 3.7 20 346 17.3 5 47 1.7 28.8 477 6 5
43 Otto Graham*+ CLE 32 12 11 43 143 6 21 3.3 11.9 3.6 143 6 8
44 Jim Brandt PIT 24 12 0 42 106 3 9 2.5 8.8 3.5 2 15 7.5 0 11 0.2 1.3 121 3 1
45 Ollie Cline DET 28 12 0 42 169 0 31 4.0 14.1 3.5 10 126 12.6 1 28 0.8 10.5 295 1 1
46 Babe Parilli GNB 23 12 5 42 171 4 19 4.1 14.3 3.5 171 4 8
47 Toy Ledbetter PHI 26 10 0 41 120 1 32 2.9 12.0 4.1 13 137 10.5 2 34 1.3 13.7 257 3 5
48 Eddie Macon CHI 26 12 0 40 130 1 17 3.3 10.8 3.3 6 24 4.0 2 10 0.5 2.0 154 3 2
49 Brad Myers RAM 24 12 0 40 124 3 31 3.1 10.3 3.3 4 13 3.3 0 9 0.3 1.1 137 3 1
50 Buddy Young BAL 27 10 0 40 135 0 24 3.4 13.5 4.0 12 201 16.8 3 49 1.2 20.1 336 3 6
51 Jim Parmer PHI 26 12 0 38 158 2 15 4.2 13.2 3.2 14 89 6.4 0 45 1.2 7.4 247 2 0
52 Tobin Rote GNB 25 12 7 33 180 0 21 5.5 15.0 2.8 180 0 2
53 John Hoffman* CHI 28 12 0 32 95 3 34 3.0 7.9 2.7 28 341 12.2 1 40 2.3 28.4 436 4 2
54 Marion Motley CLE 33 12 0 32 161 0 34 5.0 13.4 2.7 6 47 7.8 0 23 0.5 3.9 208 0 1
55 Dub Jones CLE 29 12 0 31 28 0 10 0.9 2.3 2.6 24 373 15.5 0 58 2.0 31.1 401 0 3
56 Fred Enke BAL 29 8 8 28 91 0 25 3.3 11.4 3.5 91 0 5
57 Leo Elter PIT 24 12 0 26 81 0 10 3.1 6.8 2.2 3 29 9.7 0 15 0.3 2.4 110 0 0
58 Jim Root CRD 22 11 6 26 12 1 19 0.5 1.1 2.4 12 1 7
59 Billy Mixon SFO 24 12 0 25 176 1 33 7.0 14.7 2.1 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.6 183 1 0
Games Rushing Receiving
Rk Player Tm Age G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
60 George Blanda CHI 26 12 12 24 62 0 16 2.6 5.2 2.0 0 7 0 7 0.0 0.6 69 0 3
61 Charlie Conerly NYG 32 12 11 24 91 0 24 3.8 7.6 2.0 91 0 5
62 Al Pollard PHI 25 12 0 23 44 0 11 1.9 3.7 1.9 7 33 4.7 0 24 0.6 2.8 77 0 3
63 Leon Campbell CHI 26 12 0 22 130 0 39 5.9 10.8 1.8 5 74 14.8 0 47 0.4 6.2 204 0 3
64 Larry Coutre 2TM 25 10 0 22 39 0 8 1.8 3.9 2.2 1 -4 -4.0 0 0 0.1 -0.4 35 0 0
65 Jack Scarbath WAS 23 12 4 22 98 0 40 4.5 8.2 1.8 98 0 7
66 Eddie LeBaron WAS 23 12 8 21 95 2 27 4.5 7.9 1.8 95 2 2
67 Buford Long NYG 22 10 0 20 58 0 21 2.9 5.8 2.0 14 220 15.7 2 55 1.4 22.0 278 2 0
68 Tom McCormick RAM 23 11 0 20 29 0 8 1.5 2.6 1.8 5 72 14.4 0 20 0.5 6.5 101 0 3
69 Jug Girard DET 26 11 0 19 73 0 17 3.8 6.6 1.7 2 24 12.0 0 15 0.2 2.2 97 0 0
70 Pete Schabarum SFO 24 10 0 18 104 0 23 5.8 10.4 1.8 10 96 9.6 0 31 1.0 9.6 200 0 1
71 Sam Baker WAS 24 11 0 17 72 1 32 4.2 6.5 1.5 2 21 10.5 0 11 0.2 1.9 93 1 2
72 John Brewer PHI 25 6 0 17 85 1 19 5.0 14.2 2.8 4 43 10.8 0 16 0.7 7.2 128 1 1
73 Johnny Papit 2TM 25 7 0 17 102 1 21 6.0 14.6 2.4 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 1.3 111 1 1
74 Randy Clay NYG 25 12 0 16 26 0 6 1.6 2.2 1.3 5 51 10.2 1 33 0.4 4.3 77 1 0
75 Bobby Jack Floyd CHI 24 8 0 16 70 0 16 4.4 8.8 2.0 9 63 7.0 0 16 1.1 7.9 133 0 1
76 Tommy Kalmanir BAL 27 9 0 16 53 0 32 3.3 5.9 1.8 3 31 10.3 1 22 0.3 3.4 84 1 1
77 Don Paul* CRD 27 12 0 16 114 0 36 7.1 9.5 1.3 16 167 10.4 2 27 1.3 13.9 281 2 3
78 Rudy Bukich RAM 21 8 0 14 28 1 17 2.0 3.5 1.8 28 1 4
79 Jack Del Bello BAL 26 5 0 14 14 0 9 1.0 2.8 2.8 14 0 2
80 Bill Mackrides 2TM 28 7 3 14 27 1 4 1.9 3.9 2.0 27 1 3
81 Y.A. Tittle* SFO 27 11 10 14 41 6 14 2.9 3.7 1.3 41 6 3
82 Byron Bailey GNB 23 10 0 13 29 0 13 2.2 2.9 1.3 8 119 14.9 0 50 0.8 11.9 148 0 1
83 Tom Calvin PIT 27 10 0 13 65 0 15 5.0 6.5 1.3 4 28 7.0 0 16 0.4 2.8 93 0 0
84 Jim Finks PIT 26 11 9 12 0 2 4 0.0 0.0 1.1 0 2 3
85 Chuck Drazenovich WAS 26 8 0 11 27 1 9 2.5 3.4 1.4 27 1 0
86 Bobby Thomason* PHI 25 12 8 9 23 1 20 2.6 1.9 0.8 23 1 4
87 Adrian Burk PHI 26 10 4 8 54 3 32 6.8 5.4 0.8 54 3 7
88 Tony Curcillo CRD 22 12 0 8 29 0 12 3.6 2.4 0.7 29 0 2
89 Pat Harder DET 31 5 0 8 21 0 10 2.6 4.2 1.6 1 19 19.0 0 19 0.2 3.8 40 0 1
Games Rushing Receiving
Rk Player Tm Age G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
90 Vitamin Smith RAM 30 11 0 8 26 0 21 3.3 2.4 0.7 6 151 25.2 3 54 0.5 13.7 177 3 1
91 Norm Van Brocklin* RAM 27 12 12 8 11 0 6 1.4 0.9 0.7 11 0 3
92 Don Barton GNB 23 5 0 7 40 0 14 5.7 8.0 1.4 2 51 25.5 1 42 0.4 10.2 91 1 0
93 J.R. Boone GNB 28 8 0 7 24 0 24 3.4 3.0 0.9 6 55 9.2 1 18 0.8 6.9 79 1 1
94 Lew Carpenter DET 21 12 0 7 24 0 13 3.4 2.0 0.6 24 0 1
95 Sherman Howard CLE 29 12 0 7 42 0 34 6.0 3.5 0.6 42 0 0
96 Tommy O'Connell CHI 23 12 0 7 16 0 17 2.3 1.3 0.6 16 0 3
97 Tom Dublinski DET 23 7 1 6 39 0 17 6.5 5.6 0.9 39 0 2
98 Bob Smith DET 24 3 0 6 51 0 30 8.5 17.0 2.0 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.3 3.7 62 0 1
99 Jack Spinks CRD 23 3 0 6 0 0 7 0.0 0.0 2.0 1 6 6.0 0 6 0.3 2.0 6 0 0
100 Butch Avinger NYG 25 12 0 5 6 0 5 1.2 0.5 0.4 2 8 4.0 0 4 0.2 0.7 14 0 1
101 Gib Dawson GNB 23 7 0 5 18 0 18 3.6 2.6 0.7 18 0 1
102 Bill Dudley WAS 34 12 0 5 15 0 7 3.0 1.3 0.4 15 0 0
103 Arnie Galiffa NYG 26 3 1 5 1 0 7 0.2 0.3 1.7 1 0 1
104 Merwin Hodel NYG 22 2 0 5 11 0 6 2.2 5.5 2.5 2 -15 -7.5 0 0 1.0 -7.5 -4 0 1
105 Jim Monachino SFO 24 5 0 4 10 0 5 2.5 2.0 0.8 2 9 4.5 0 9 0.4 1.8 19 0 1
106 Ray Nagel CRD 26 4 2 4 8 0 6 2.0 2.0 1.0 8 0 2
107 Jack Cloud WAS 28 12 0 3 7 0 5 2.3 0.6 0.3 7 0 0
108 Ed Mioduszewski BAL 22 12 1 3 33 0 25 11.0 2.8 0.3 33 0 1
109 Jim Powers SFO 25 12 2 3 -10 0 0 -3.3 -0.8 0.3 -10 0 0
110 Wally Triplett CRD 27 4 0 3 8 0 16 2.7 2.0 0.8 3 15 5.0 0 6 0.8 3.8 23 0 1
111 Al Campana CRD 27 8 0 2 -5 0 0 -2.5 -0.6 0.3 -5 0 1
112 Willie Carter CRD 22 8 0 2 -3 0 2 -1.5 -0.4 0.3 -3 0 2
113 Bob Gambold PHI 24 3 0 2 -2 0 0 -1.0 -0.7 0.7 -2 0 1
114 Hall Haynes WAS 25 8 0 2 0 0 4 0.0 0.0 0.3 0 0 1
115 Woodley Lewis RAM 28 12 0 2 2 0 5 1.0 0.2 0.2 2 0 2
116 George Ratterman CLE 27 9 1 2 6 0 3 3.0 0.7 0.2 6 0 0
117 Steve Romanik 2TM 29 7 4 2 1 1 1 0.5 0.1 0.3 1 1 0
118 Ken Bahnsen SFO 23 7 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 1 0 0
119 Harry Dowda WAS 31 12 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.3 0.1 3 0 1
Games Rushing Receiving
Rk Player Tm Age G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
120 Leon Hart DET 25 12 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.2 0.1 25 472 18.9 7 49 2.1 39.3 474 7 1
121 Elroy Hirsch*+ RAM 30 12 0 1 -6 0 -6 -6.0 -0.5 0.1 61 941 15.4 4 70 5.1 78.4 935 4 2
122 Yale Lary* DET 23 11 0 1 21 0 21 21.0 1.9 0.1 21 0 1
123 Hal Ledyard SFO 22 10 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.3 0.1 3 0 0
124 Ted Marchibroda PIT 22 4 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 3.8 0.3 15 0 0
125 Clive Rush GNB 22 11 0 1 -6 0 -6 -6.0 -0.5 0.1 14 190 13.6 0 24 1.3 17.3 184 0 1
126 Bob Stringer PHI 24 12 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 0.4 0.1 5 0 0
127 Carl Taseff BAL 25 9 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 1 1 0
128 Lowell Wagner SFO 30 10 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.4 0.1 4 0 0